126 Castle Ct, Lafayette, CA 94549

Property Details

Price:$1,698,000
Beds:4
Baths Full:3
Size SqFt:2,692
Welcome to 126 Castle Court – a remodeled Lafayette home tastefully designed by Barb Brawner of the Kurt Piper Group. Tucked back in one of Burton Valley‘s most quiet and private locations you will discover this very unique contemporary-ranch style home with modern finishes and one of the most versatile floor plans found in this popular Lafayette neighborhood.

The four bedroom three bath 2692 ft.² home rests on a .36 acre lot. You can’t beat the open concept floor plan with remodeled gourmet kitchen opening to large breakfast room and living room with soaring ceilings and walls of glass. In addition to these fabulous public spaces, on the main level you will find an oversized primary bedroom with brand new “designer quality” bathroom with soaking tub and oversized shower. Two additional bedrooms and a newly remodeled hall bathroom (with laundry closet) are also in the bedroom wing.

Head down to the lower level living area and catch a favorite TV show or movie in your cozy family room. Also on this level is a separate fourth bedroom suite including a full bath and walk-in closet. Just outside these spaces you’ll find a private patio surrounded by natural beauty.

The grounds at 126 Castle Court offer the best of Burton Valley with its towering oaks, native plants and multiple outdoor living areas including an expansive rear yard paver patio. Enjoy dining al fresco with family and friends during warm and inviting evenings in this lovely Easy Bay community.

Although the property is located in a peaceful, country setting, you are is just minutes to downtown Lafayette, downtown Walnut Creek, trails, parks and award winning public schools.

It’s safe to say that 126 Castle Court has it all!

List of Features and Improvements

1995 – 2005
-Arborist assessed oak trees and made recommendations for care which were completed
-Landscaper constructed backyard terraces for oaks, dug out bases of oak trees for air & light.
-Strengthened Y in large 100+ year-old oak.
-Oak trees pruned regularly with most recent prune in 2020.

-Replaced manual wooden tilt up garage door. Installed new remote controlled garage door opener and roll down garage door

-Removed and expanded original aluminum windows in all bedrooms except the primary bedroom
-Installed Anderson Vinyl replacement windows in all bedrooms
-Removed aluminum slider Entry door on lower yard patio and replaced it with an Anderson sliding door

-Added Track lighting in great room
-Installed recessed Lighting with dimmers in kitchen, dining room, hallway, all bedrooms, downstairs family room and great room

Kitchen Expansion & Remodel:
-Removed walls to convert galley kitchen into open concept. Design focus was on creating chef’s kitchen and open entertainment /family space
-Construction: removed walls and added engineered support for floor and load bearing beams
-Installed custom Cherry Wood Plato cabinets
-New appliances: Sub-zero refrigerator (new compressor in 2015) Dacor Double Oven; 6 Burner Gas Stove, Bosch Dishwasher, Grohe stainless sink and filtered water with Insta Hot (All current and upgraded appliances were purchased at Friedmans Appliance, Pleasant Hill)
-Installed New Anderson doors and windows in Kitchen and Dining Room from Dolans Lumber and Wood, Concord, CA
-Replaced several different floor coverings with solid hardwood floors in Kitchen/Dining and Hallway
-Electrical upgrade included a new and expanded electrical panel with GFI outlets in kitchen and bathrooms
-Recycling Center, Pull out drawers, Wine rack

Exterior
-Exterior Renovation of upper and lower outdoor yard spaces
-All new Hardscape installed on upper and lower outdoor area
-Drip and spray irrigation system
-Low voltage electrical outdoor lighting,
-Replaced front entry steps with Flagstone
-Terraced back yard and front circle of driveway

2006 – 2015
-Installed Custom Antiqua Hardwood Front Door with brushed nickel hardware
-Removed carpet and refinished hardware steps from lower level to kitchen
-Added handrail, pocket door, and lighting to steps
-Removed and replaced Wood Shake roof with a 30-year fire retardant roof
-Removed and replaced Front Deck with custom Redwood Deck
-Relocated and relaced Front Yard Gate
-New mailbox with custom built Redwood post
-Cleaned chimney and installed Gas Fireplace with remote control in great room (Custom Fireplace, 7111 Amador Plaza Road, Dublin)
-Replaced aluminum side windows with Anderson windows in the great room
-Exterior of House Painted (Kelly Moore -Chadwick)
-California Closet built in shelves and drawers installed in 2 nd and 3 rd Bedrooms
-California Closet Wall Storage units installed in garage
-Entryway closet relocated to be out of site when you walk in the front door

Renovated downstairs bathroom including:
-Installed marble shower stall with new faucet
-Replaced toilet with Toto water efficient toilet
-Installed new flooring in bedroom
-Installed Central Air Conditioning Unit
-Replaced furnace
-Added thermostat control and all duct work cleaned and renewed as needed

2016 – Present
-Installed Gutter Screens on exterior rain gutters
-Replaced New Garage Door opener with remote control installed
-Replaced water heater (Braced, strapped and anchored in place)
-Replaced and upgraded LG Washing machine& Dryer
-Installed new GE Microwave
-Replaced and upgraded dish washer with Bosch Silent Dishwasher
-Sanded and refinished hardwood floors in kitchen, dining room, and hallway
-Entire Interior painted (Benjamin Moore – Dove White & White Cloud)

Primary Bedroom Remodel:
-Expanded and completely remodeled bathroom. Renovation included new vanity, tile floors, new shower and bath, custom faucets hardware and glass shower door
-Sanded hardwood and refinished hardwood floors in Primary Bedroom
-2 New Anderson slider doors (Dolans Lumber and Wood, Concord, CA)

Hall Bathroom:
-Expanded and completely remodeled bathroom. Renovation included new vanity, tile floors, new shower and bath, custom faucets hardware and glass shower door

Downstairs Bathroom:
-Replaced vanity, new sink faucet and new tile floor

Great Room:
-Added new LED energy efficient lighting
-Replaced carpet with hardwood flooring
-Electrical outlets on Kitchen Island and Primary Bedroom upgraded and USB ports installed
-Power-washed, reinforced, and stained exterior fence & front deck, power washed hardscape & steps
-Landscape & Yard maintenance (bark, tree, shrubs, plants)
-Replaced damaged wood as needed to catwalk and painted & front deck and stained

General Updates and Improvements
Replaced all recessed lighting fixtures with new LED inserts (warm light 3000K) in interior house
Upgraded all electrical outlets (Standard outlets and GFI)
Replaced all light switches with a variety of dimmers for Lighting control

Replaced and upgraded all door and windows
Removed and relace all carpeting with hard wood
Removed all obsolete landline wiring and phone jacks
Rodents under the house – Patriot Pest Control sealed up the house which resolved the issue (Patriot Pest Control at 209-835-8005)

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