11 Locust Avenue, Ross • $6,495,000

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Completed as a ground up, newly constructed home in 1998, this outstanding Ross residence boasts timeless, high-end finishes, great scale, custom milled Mahogany, and tremendous light throughout. The +- 5,867 square foot Hampton’s style residence offers a highly desirable floor plan with four bedrooms, including the master, on the upper level, with an additional two bedroom separate guest wing, which is ideal for out of town guests, in-laws or domestic live-ins. Designed to optimize indoor/outdoor living, all of the home’s main rooms open to the sprawling level lawns, gardens and pool areas. The estate is truly resort like, offering a gym, pool, “bike station”, barn, sprawling level lawns, and chicken coop. The residence is ideal for entertaining and hosting larger groups or more intimate dinner parties. The +- one acre, completely level property is flanked by two beautiful, seasonal creeks, offering a year round, and vacation like experience. The park like grounds are unrivaled. The outstanding Carroll Yandell custom designed gardens are symphonic, and offer a year round display of color and magnificent display. The mature garden includes old growth trees, a myriad of fruit trees, Dogwood, Wisteria, Roses, Azaleas, a vegetable garden, a shade garden, and a “secret” garden. Located on a very small street just adjacent to Shady Lane, the residence is blocks from the award winning k-8th grade Ross School as well as downtown San Anselmo’s many fine shops and restaurants. Gated and completely private, the residence enjoys complete solitude.

 

Main Level

  • Large, formal foyer
  • Chic, designer powder room with custom vanity
  • Fabulous formal library offers custom built-ins, elaborate detail, and French doors opening to the lawn and gardens
  • Grand scale living room offers five sets of French doors that open to both the front and rear gardens; the living room also offers a beautifully designed Rumford with gas starter, extensive built-ins, high ceilings, and lovely views to the rear lawn and gardens
  • Fabulous great room offers high ceilings, all day light, custom built-ins, a Rumford fireplace with stone surround, and French doors opening to the rear lawn and garden area
  • Adjacent kitchen offers a high-end, culinary cooking experience with a large, eat-in space overlooking both the pool and level lawn areas, and includes high-end, stainless appliances, custom cabinetry, stone counters, a pantry, two sinks, ample storage, and a large, butcher block center island with bar/counter seating
  • Large, elegant dining room with pocket doors offers high ceilings, beam ceilings, and French doors opening to the outdoor fireplace and pool area
  • Large, secondary family room/rumpus room with extensive built-ins and a built-in desk opens directly to the yard and pool areas
  • Custom gym with mirrored wall and ample storage overlooks the pool area
  • Full limestone and tile bath
  • Large, laundry room with custom slab counters has a sink and built-ins

Upper Level/Guest Wing

  • Beautifully designed stone and glass tile bathroom
  • Lovely bedroom overlooks the side yard and gardens
  • Second bedroom in this wing offers high ceilings and overlooks the front yard and gardens

Upper Level/Residential Wing

  • Hotel like master bedroom offers high ceilings, a large deck overlooking the rear yard and gardens, and a beautifully designed closet with custom built-ins
  • Sumptuous master bathroom offers a neutral stone finish with large double vanity, Jacuzzi tub and large walk-in shower
  • Second bedroom on this level offers high ceilings, a custom built closet, and overlooks the rear yard and gardens
  • Third bedroom on this level offers high ceilings, a custom built closet, and overlooks the rear yard and gardens
  • Large tile and stone bathroom with custom vanity offers a skylight 
  • Fourth bedroom on this level has high ceilings, a custom built closet, and overlooks the rear yard and gardens
  • Third bathroom on this level offers a tile and stone finish

Additional Features

  • Large parking court hosts off street parking for up to 8 cars
  • Security gate and security system
  • Michael Yandle designed gardens
  • Quartersawn Sycamore flooring 
  • Ample storage throughout includes a large utility closet on the main floor, large storage area behind the guest suite, and large walk-in closet on the residential wing of the house
  • 2 zone built-in speakers
  • Two car garage with extra storage includes a designated bike storage area with exterior access
  • Outdoor shower
  • Hooks and cubby’s right off garage
  • +- 450 square foot classic Ross “barn” offers a myriad of potential uses
  • Landscape lighting throughout
  • Prolific well with two large storage tanks (1200 gallons each) for irrigation
  • Solar panels 
  • Built-in barbecue with stone finish
  • In ground pool with bluestone coping has an automatic safety cover
  • 4 zone radiant heat throughout
  • Zoned for horses
  • Completely fenced 
  • Ample use of electric skylights 

 

6 Bedrooms | 5.5 Bath | 5867 Sq Ft |