Dramatic Montclair Retreat
It will take a visit to 724 Mountain to appreciate why this award-winning custom home by Jarvis Architects is so special. Built in traditional style yet designed for comfortable living and memorable entertaining, this dramatic 3BD/2.5BA residence features soaring ceilings, extensive multi-light windows, graceful archways, natural light bathing the open floorplan from all directions and generous woodwork rarely found in new construction. The interior is complemented by manicured water wise gardens, seamlessly accessed throughout the public spaces for outdoor living and play. Located just a mile to Village Market and a bit further to the shopping, dining and recreation in Montclair Village or the chic cafés of College Avenue, this is a property not to be missed!
The inviting living room features windows on three sides including a massive garden window overlooking the picturesque neighborhood. The fireplace is uniquely designed for the space and offers the perfect platform to showcase your artwork. Wall sconces accentuate the angled reach to the ceiling above, highlighting one of the many impressive architectural features. Across the walkway is the elegant dining room with built-ins and French doors to the patio to enjoy before or after dinner drinks and appetizers. A fully equipped eat-in chef’s kitchen offers a center island, breakfast nook with floor to ceiling windows for everyday dining with a view of the grounds, Viking six-burner professional cooktop with Vent-A-Hood, built-in microwave and an additional set of French doors to the patio for convenient grilling, outdoor birthday party management and dinner under the stars. Two bedrooms, an updated bath and laundry room complete the main level.
Going up, the central staircase bathes in natural light from celestial windows and leads to a private primary suite with a walk-in closet and views of the rear grounds. The spa-like bath includes a double soaking tub and walk-in shower.
On the lower level is a family room with built-ins, second fireplace and powder room, perfect for sleepover parties, movie night or guests. Even the utility room has custom cabinetry and could serve as a hobby space or workshop.
The terraced grounds are a gardening enthusiasts dream with vining roses, succulents, citrus, meandering pathways and a garden shed. The level lawn offers a wonderful area for lounging or play. A two-car attached garage with interior access completes the residence.
If your daily activities take you to San Francisco, Berkeley, Contra Costa or beyond, the freeway access and Rockridge BART is just minutes away. Don’t wait to begin enjoying this forever home.