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The perfect mountain home where nature’s path gives way to a gorgeous, panoramic view over Silicon Valley, a fantastic setting. Serenity greets you at this 2bd/3ba home that includes a multifunction room with 1 ba. 1,926sf on 5.13 beautiful acres. A spacious wooden deck balcony looks over the spectacular views and is a perfect place for outdoor living! The balcony includes a picnic area, built in benches, and multiple spaces to set up seating or lounge areas. The wooden patio deck in the front of the home offers views into your personal forest, watch potentially dazzling sunsets as the light filters through the trees.
Upon entry one is drawn to the Living room with views of Silicon Valley and Mount Hamilton in the distance. The Living room, which adjoins the dining area, includes a window bench seat excellent for soaking in the view, woodburning stove, and recessed, adjustable accent lighting.
Kitchen is a fantastic design which includes a breakfast bar with large view windows, a great space to enjoy food or a morning coffee. Or take a step outside via sliding glass doors onto your valley view balcony to enjoy the fresh mountain air. Also includes lots of cabinet storage, hardwood floors, and dual-sided stainless steel sink. Appliances incl.: dishwasher, microwave, electric stove and oven, refrigerator.
Principal Suite Bedroom is located on the main floor and features sliding glass doors to the balcony with those stunning views! Also, built-in dresser, triple-wide closet with mirrored doors, full bathroom, ceiling fan, and lots of natural light. The junior bedroom, also on the main floor, offers a dual-sided closet, storage, and built in desk.
On the lower level there is a fantastic multi-purpose room with full bath that could be used as a family room or an additional bedroom. Carpeted, with wall to wall windows looking out to views, a wood-burning stove, ceiling fans, and lots of closet storage. Also offers access to the attached greenhouse via sliding glass doors.
The 1100+sf greenhouse may be left as is, or converted into many things, such as an exercise room, rec. room, pool area, etc. 6 sets of sliding glass doors create a wall of windows to the forest and view, and open to a paved path that takes one around the property.
Great workperson’s garage, built to include those great views! Garage includes oversized windows, storage, work benches, and fits 2 cars. Its convenient location and access to pathways makes handiwork around the property a snap.
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Located just off state Route 17 at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Los Gatos offers convenient access to Silicon Valley but is also less than 25 miles away from the Pacific Ocean. The town of 30,000 is quite affluent, with a median household income of $122,000, according to 2013 United States Census Bureau data. Forbes ranked Los Gatos 50th on its 2014 list of America’s Most Expensive ZIP Codes, with a median home price of $2,814,572. Of the 13,050 housing units available in the town, 64 percent were owner occupied. Many of Los Gatos’ businesses, restaurants, and shops are located along Los Gatos Boulevard. Online streaming and movie-rental business Netflix is also headquartered in the city. Los Gatos attracts families thanks to its highly ranked schools. In 2013, both school districts that serve the city scored above 900 of a possible 1,000 on the state’s Academic Performance Index.