573 More Ave, Los Gatos
Listed for $2,990,000
5 bedroom • 4 bathrooms • 4,270 sq. ft. living space • 19,335 sq. ft. lot
RICHLY CRAFTED JAPANESE-INSPIRED ARCHITECTURAL SHOWPIECE WITH AN ARTISTIC FUSION OF TRADITIONAL AND MODERN AESTHETICS
Rebuilt in 2009, this breathtaking Japanese design-inspired home is an artistic fusion of awe inspiring craftsmanship, distinctive structure, traditional aesthetics harmonized with modern simplicity, thoughtfully tied together with luxurious modern amenities. Open, flexible living spaces reveal rich woodworking, inspiring design and varied hues, with dramatically high vaulted ceilings and expansive windows creating an airy ambiance and connection to the outdoors. The state-of-the-art kitchen is generously appointed with double islands, furniture quality custom cabinetry, top of the line stainless steel appliances and a wet bar/beverage station, perfect for entertaining. Other highlights include a private Master bedroom with luxurious en suite and two additional large en suite bedrooms. This move-in ready home was built with world-class materials and embodies rich artistic expression and timeless beauty balanced with modern luxury and comfort!
Incredible quality crafted custom home that embodies classic elements of traditional Japanese design including the curved Kawara (clay) tile roof, rich interior cedar and bamboo woodworking with intricate joinery, slide-up shoji blinds, a double tokonoma alcove, a Marumado (round) window, art display alcoves, decorative Tansu (tea chest) inspired cabinetry, carved accents and inspiring artistic finishes with simplicity, linearity, warm tones, blended textures and playful splashes of color.
Highlights include a combination of slate stone floors and gleaming 6-inch rift sawn white oak floors that accent the beautifully rafted Douglas Fir doors, Macore exotic wood cabinets, recessed lighting, skylights, Pella windows with integrated between-the-glass shades, and central vacuum system.
Captivating grand entry foyer and formal living room has a blend of slate tile and hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings and exposed beams, a wall of windows with natural-toned motorized blinds that open to the backyard’s Zen garden, a display alcove with accent lighting, and a gas fireplace with an impressive stone hearth.
Versatile great room concept of kitchen, dining and family room is highlighted by a traditional detailed wood-frame vaulted ceiling, hardwood and slate tile flooring, gas fireplace with decorative surround with dark patina copper tiles, generous built-in furniture quality cabinetry and storage bench seating, and large windows. A set of glass sliders open to the covered porch of the Zen garden and another to the spacious Ipe deck with custom decorative openings for tall bamboo.
The state of the art kitchen boasts stunning traditional-style cherry cabinets with tea chest inspired linear details, a large pantry, 2 separate island with impressive granite countertops with storage, and a drawer warming unit, appliance garages with outlets, dramatic tile backsplash, and top of the line stainless steel appliances including a Subzero refrigerator/freezer with dual combo fridge/freezer drawers below, two additional refrigerator drawers, Bosch dishwasher, Viking Professional double ovens and Thermador 5-burner cooktop.
Adjacent wet bar/beverage station features a U-line ice maker, Subzero dual refrigerator drawers and a utility sink with faucets connected to an Evercold refrigerated filtered water system, electric tank hot water system, and a convenient dumbwaiter to easily transfer groceries from the garage.
Master bedroom retreat features a blend of modern and classic finishes, including a decorative tray ceiling, his and her spacious walk-in closets with traditional Shoji sliding doors and a glass sliding door that opens to the back patio. Custom douglas fir double doors with custom frosted glass panels open to the spacious en suite spa with a sleek artisan NewCrete double wave sink, storage vanity, high-end Robern mirrored medicine cabinets, brass hardware accents, and an oversized frameless glass enclosed tile shower.
The private bedroom wing also features two en suite bedrooms with walk-in closets and contemporary bathrooms with shower/tub combos, single storage vanities and decorative tile accents.
Two additional large bedrooms feature walk-in closets; one configured as an executive office with extensive custom built-in shelving and cabinetry, designed to accommodate two separate spacious work spaces.
All interior doors are custom designed with a distinctive horizontal embellishment at the center and made of solid cherry wood and include oil rubbed bronze hardware. In addition, all closets are furnished with extensive Elfa shelving systems.
Beautifully crafted hall bathroom features a striking artistic vessel sink atop a Peony black granite vanity counter and decorative tiled glass-doored shower.
Well-appointed indoor laundry room with stainless steel LG washer/dryer, large utility sink with storage cabinets and versatile horizontal wall panels with convenient hooks to hang items.
Convenient mud room entry from the back yard with the same beautiful cabinetry, a utility sink and storage bench with organizer space.
Downstairs find the 4-car garage with epoxy floors and front and rear automatic doors to store special vehicles. Take advantage of the dumbwaiter to send groceries up to the kitchen from the garage, and use the spacious finished area along the garage as a workshop and storage room.
The lush landscaped front garden is composed of carefully arranged and manicured shrubbery and trees to imitate nature in the Japanese tradition with natural stone steps and pavers. The backyard surrounded by the family room, kitchen, living room and master presents stone landscape walls and large in ground set boulders, japanese maples and drought tolerant plants creating a Zen-like retreat.
Conveniently located near La Rinconada Country Club, Netflix, schools, neighborhood Safeway, and a short drive to vibrant downtown Los Gatos
Campbell Union Schools (to be verified by buyer): Marshall Lane Elementary School, Rolling Hills Middle School and Westmont High School