Welcome to this Country Estate located in the heart of Aptos.
This home is approximately 3000 sq. ft., plus 1400 sq. ft. of decking on approximately 4 acres. This single-level spacious home is complete with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. The foyer leads you in through the front door to a bright and airy great room. The exposed wood beams, vaulted ceilings, floor to ceiling windows and 16-foot stone fireplace are breathtaking.
The open floor plan includes a formal dining room with exquisite views, an eat-in kitchen, a library, tv room with a wet bar, and laundry room with a pantry.
The kitchen is spacious and open with a generous garden window which offers plenty of natural light. The kitchen has an eat-in breakfast area; extra storage cabinets, roll-out shelving, and lazy susans in the corners. This kitchen is a chefs delight, with three separate convection ovens, five burner gas cooktop, lots of usable counter space, under-cabinet lighting throughout, Reverse Osmosis water filtration and solid maple cabinets.
The library could be suitable as a 4th bedroom or an office. It has a closet and sliding glass door that leads to the deck. In fact, 6 rooms have sliders onto the 3 expansive decks.
The floors are bamboo, oak, tile, and Karastan. The extra large mirrors in all bathrooms magnify the light and adds a contemporary element to the architecture. The master bathroom has a tub and separate shower for two, with beautiful views from from the 6-foot windows.
The foot lights in hall and interior lights that are on variable-brightness dimmers help set the stage for the right lighting and elegant beauty. This stylish home has solid wood doors, modern brushed nickel fixtures; single-handle Grohe faucets, custom stained-glass window at the entry and a central vacuum system with 4 access points.
There is a large lighted storage area under the house with separate double doors, the perfect space for a wine cellar.
The property boasts 4 verdant acres with a fully fenced yard and secure gated entrance. There are over 100 fruit trees all served by automatic drip irrigation. Enjoy picking your own seasonal fruit right from your garden all year long! There is a large collection of fabulous Australian, South African, and native plants, extensive poppies, naked ladies, songbirds, and hawks. Three quail families return each year; there is a new surprise in the garden every week!
Oh, and don't miss the ocean peek from the upper portion of land.
With ample storage and a 3 car garage this home has enough space for all of your toys and gardening supplies. The oversized 3 car garage has 40 amp, 240 volt Tesla charger for electric vehicle (on separate 50 amp circuit).
The property is located at the very highest elevation of Freedom Blvd in a sunny banana belt. The entire property is a South-facing slope, with maximum sun exposure.
This home is located in a premier zip code of Santa Cruz County, right in the heart of Aptos! Upon entering the property you feel like you have stepped into a hidden garden oasis yet you are close to Capitola, Cabrillo College, Seacliff Beach, Niseine Marks Park, shopping, and wonderful restaurants as well as the Watsonville Airport. This exclusive property has been lovingly cared for by only one owner.