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1411 De Soto Ave

Burlingame, CA




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Designer Elegance in the Sought-After Easton Addition

Originally built in 1922 and updated in 2005, this lovely home in the Easton Addition neighborhood is filled with relaxed refinement and designer touches, and is just minutes from local parks, award-winning schools, and downtown amenities. The graceful single-level layout features finely crafted architectural details and sizeable, everyday spaces suitable for elegant entertaining and casual living alike.

Large windows imbue the home with natural light and offer lovely views of the tree-lined, picturesque neighborhood. A focal-point fireplace in the living room is a wonderful place to gather with friends and family. Meals on any scale are a pleasure to prepare in the beautiful stone-finished gourmet kitchen with crisp white cabinets, top-quality appliances, and easy access to the formal dining venue. Personal accommodations are comprised of 4 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms, with the bedrooms privately located in a separate wing of the home. The master bedroom has a fabulous walk-in closet and expansive picture window with custom blinds, a second bedroom overlooks the rear yard, and a third bedroom has a window overlooking the side yard. A fourth bedroom with built-in armoire storage would also be ideal as “remote-tech” office space. Servicing the bedroom wing is a hallway bathroom with vintage tile work and soaking tub. Completing this excellent mid-Peninsula property is a beautifully landscaped rear yard with lush lawn and elevated wood deck for barbecues. A superb place to call home!

--Summary of the Home--

-Restored and updated home on a tree-lined street in desirable Easton Addition

-4 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms on a single level

-Approximately 1,680 square feet of living space

-Lot size of approximately 6,100 square feet

-Glowing oak or cherry hardwood floors throughout the home

-The classic façade features brick enhanced stucco, wrought iron balconettes, and red clay roof tiles

-Lush lawns and shade trees complement the Italian terrazzo stairway, which ascends to a covered front entry porch; a beveled glass, divided light front door creates a warm welcome

-The inviting foyer introduces the oak hardwood floors found throughout most of the home

-Elegant living room has a 9-foot coved ceiling with dropped crown moldings, deep baseboards, and a large front-facing picture window; a classic, wood-burning fireplace with brick surround and wood mantelpiece serves as an inviting focal point

-The spacious formal dining room features a custom center chandelier, an arched, side-facing picture window with two operable side windows for fresh air, as well as a recessed alcove perfect for a buffet; the 9-foot ceiling is coved with period-style drop moldings

-Efficient and modern, the gourmet kitchen is finished with cherry hardwood floor, crisp white cabinetry, and granite and marble countertops; task illumination is provided by recessed or schoolhouse light fixtures; a niche with beadboard wainscoting is ideal as an organizational center; a glass-inset door with dog-flap opens to the rear yard

-Appliances include: DCS 5-burner gas range with overhead fan, Bosch dishwasher, GE Profile refrigerator, Dacor microwave, and classic farmhouse sink

-Servicing the main living areas is a convenient powder room off the kitchen, with beadboard wainscoting, louvered window, and pedestal sink

--The master bedroom is accessed through French doors and highlighted by a large, front-facing picture window with custom woven blinds;a customized walk-in closet has a door directly to the hallway bath; oak hardwood floor and French door to the living room complete the room

-The hallway bath is finished in vintage tile andhas a single-sink vanity, large wall mirror with framed lighting, two frosted louvered windows,and soaking tub with overhead shower

-Bedrooms 2 and 3 each have center light fixtures, tall ceilings with drop crown moldings, and side-or rear-facing windows overlooking the yard; each bedroom has a customized wardrobe closet

-Built-in armoire cabinets provide wardrobe storage in versatile bedroom 4, which has a lighted ceiling fan

-GE Profile washer and dryer and storage areas with space for office use complete the lower-level laundry center

-Detached one-car garage has abundant storage; ample off-street parking is available

-Sunny rear yard with level lawn, tall shade trees,an arbor of roses, is easily enjoyed from an elevated wood deck

-The home’s location is close to fine dining and upscale shopping, major commuter routes, Caltrain, BART, and San Francisco International Airport

-Easy access to hiking, jogging, and walking trails in Mills Canyon Park adds recreation convenience

-Excellent schools: Morning Glory Montessori School, Lincoln Elementary, Burlingame Intermediate, Burlingame or Mercy High (buyer to confirm enrollment)