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890 Idylberry Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903
890 Idylberry Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903
Presented by Spiro Stratigos & Dorothy MacDougald
Nestled in one of Lucas Valley’s most sought-after neighborhoods is this pristine 4 bedroom 2 bath Eichler home brimming with curb appeal. Built in 1958, this single level home combines original Eichler design elements with modern remodeled finishes and quality upgraded infrastructure.
Enjoy welcoming light-filled rooms and thoughtfully planned indoor-outdoor living spaces. Architecturally appealing clean lines, wood beamed ceilings and a wall of windows capture the essence of Eichler living. Rich wood hickory floors bring style and comfort. The dining room, with access to the side yard patio, is closely connected to the beautifully renovated modern kitchen. Here you’ll find contemporary shaker-style cabinets with ample storage space and granite counters that complement the high-end stainless appliances. The open concept continues into the living room which features a wood burning stove fireplace and offers easy flow to the rear yard.
The tranquil master suite is the perfect place to unwind with convenient access to the rear yard. The stylishly remodeled master bath is flooded with natural light from the skylight above. There are 3 more bedrooms, 1 with its own private patio and a stylishly remodeled hall bath.
Outdoors, the sun-drenched rear level yard with wrap around paver patio and grassy lawn area is the ideal backdrop for entertaining or soaking in the spa. The beautiful side yard offers a flower garden and fruit trees. Whether gathering, grilling or seeking quiet relaxation, the lush landscape, backing to Open Space, creates your own private sanctuary.
890 Idylberry Rd. provides the perfect Lucas Valley locale. Outdoor recreation abounds with nearby open space trails with close proximity to award winning Dixie schools.
More Quality Improvements of this exceptionally maintained home include:
Industrial grade Duralast raised roof with 8" insulation
All new exterior insulation
Soundproofing in bathroom walls.
Flat roof has tilt for drainage to gutters, downspouts empty into drain to street
Patio has several drains to street
Milgard windows & sliders
All water pipes and drain pipes removed and replaced.
All hot water pipes under roof wrapped in foam insulation.
New lateral sewer line with 2 cleanouts.
Recirculating hot water system for instant hot water.
Triangle Tube combination hot water heater/hydronic heater for radiant heat.
New electrical wiring throughout the house.
Cat-5 outlet in every room. Central junction box in front bedroom closet.
Gas line outside kitchen for gas grill.
New paver patio in 2017
Yard is fully sprinklered, drip on side yard
Fire suppression system.
Wood Stove is EPA certified.
San Rafael is the county seat, Marin’s most populous city, and the most culturally diverse. It’s where much of the county’s business gets done and is home to a variety of unique neighborhoods. San Rafael straddles 101, so it has quick freeway access from most areas, although the freeway at central San Rafael is often the bottleneck for morning commute traffic. However, public transit is a great alternative as San Rafael is well-served by Marin’s bus lines converging at the San Rafael Transit Center. The downtown area features a nice variety of shops and restaurants, including nightlife, and also serves as the site for many outdoor events.
Each Thursday evening from April through September a stretch of 4th street is transformed into one of Marin’s best farmer’s markets. There’s live music, lots of organic produce, and tons of tasty food—in fact the now iconic Puerto Rican restaurant Sol Food got its start here as a vendor. Downtown streets are also closed each June for the Italian Street Painting Festival, where artists showcase their talents with intricate chalk drawings on the asphalt. But all the action isn’t confined to downtown; there’s a huge farmer’s market a few exits north at the Civic Center, open twice a week year-round.
With its diverse neighborhoods and homes to fit every budget and taste, from modest condos to multi-million dollar estate properties, it can take some time to really get to know San Rafael. But it’s time well spent and there really is something for everyone.