2429 California Street is a stately Embassy-style, fully detached residence tastefully renovated in Parisian style. The residence offers ideally proportioned spaces for large-scale entertaining indoors and out. Originally built for an Ambassador, this bright and airy home offers a grand central staircase, ballroom-sized living room, dining room / orangerie, large entertainer's kitchen, and formal receiving foyer. With 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and over 4700 sq. ft. of living space, the home provides an ideal set up for work-from-home offices and also offers private space for an in-law suite or au pair. The interior boasts beautiful crown mouldings, sunlit floor to ceiling windows, dark-stained hardwood and marble flooring, high ceilings, and Carrara marble. The large landscaped garden leads right off the entertaining rooms and includes a large slate patio and a heritage American elm tree.
The large French front doors of the home open into a spacious foyer with marble floor. On the entry level are two large bedrooms or offices with new ensuite baths, newly constructed laundry room with cabinetry, Carrara marble countertops and Electrolux washer and dryer. In addition, there is a mudroom, one-car garage with new garage door and large storage rooms. A grand central staircase leads to the upper floors. The second floor consists of an Embassy-sized double living room with large French doors, wood-burning fireplace and built-in shelving and cabinetry. The sumptuous eat-in, renovated kitchen showcases a six-burner Viking stove, Bosch double wall ovens, two Bosch dishwashers, Viking French door refrigerator, large marble topped kitchen island with prep sink and brass fixtures. Adjacent is a sizeable dining room with marble floors. All-glass new French doors in kitchen and dining room lead to private rear yard and slate patio featuring mature landscaping and a beautiful heritage tree. The third level brings a spacious owner suite with bedroom, built-in closets, large bath with double sinks, marble countertops and marble-clad walls and floors. A second and third bedroom (or large office with built-ins, wood burning fireplace, Murphy bed) with hall full bath, makes this home a special and unique property for the most discerning buyer.