Amazing location just a few blocks to downtown Rarely available, serene creekside setting Highly rated public school district 2 bedrooms + bonus 3rd bedroom/office¹ 1 large remodeled bathroom Living room with wood-burning fireplace Dining room Remodeled kitchen with skylight & greenhouse window Spacious south-facing redwood deck with creek views Steps/path lead right down to San Anselmo Creek No neighbors on South/West/North sides - private setting Laundry room Newer furnace & water heater Mostly double paned windows Finished wood floors Recessed lighting Charming front garden with white picket fence 1 car off-street parking in driveway 1,145 interior square feet² 4,505 lot square feet² Zoning R-1 (allows for 2nd story with up to 30' height limit)³ Parcel #006-083-31
LOCATION AND PROPERTY POSITION
This lovely residence is located on beautiful tree-lined Madrone Avenue - a special block with friendly neighbors and a close-knit community. The house is well-positioned on a rare creekside lot, perched above the San Anselmo creek to the South & East, and offering an absolutely spectacular private, natural setting.
With downtown San Anselmo only 3 blocks away, its only a short stroll for coffee, dinner, or daily errands. Red Hill shopping center is also just around the corner, and both downtown Fairfax and Downtown San Rafael are only a 15 minute bike ride away! Need to get to San Francisco? Bus stop is only 1 block away and biking takes only 27 minutes to the Larkspur Ferry which travels direct to the Ferry Terminal in San Francisco!
Built in 1957, 41 Madrone has a simple but charming facade which is set back from the street and surrounded by a white picket fence. A gate from the driveway opens to lush front garden with planter beds, lawn, flowering plants and a mature japanese maple tree. Next to the front door is a covered sitting area, and walkways on either side of the house lead to the back deck & creek.
The interior of the house is beautifully appointed with finished hardwood floors, recessed lighting, and 1950's period architecture throughout. The front door opens to the living room on the left, the dining room on the right, and a central hall leading to the rear of the house. The living room features a wood-burning fireplace & large windows overlooking the front garden. The dining room has a smart, elegant chandelier & outlooks of the front Japanese maple tree. Just past the dining room is the remodeled kitchen, featuring granite counter tops, quality cabinetry, gas range, built-in microwave, bosch dishwasher, operable skylight, and greenhouse window overlooking the rear deck. The central hall has a large closet, glass door to rear deck, and leads to 2 bedrooms and a remodeled bathroom. The bathroom features has a marble vanity top with double sinks, travertine flooring, and porcelain tiled bath enclosure with luxury rain shower. The master bedroom has big French doors opening to the fabulous deck. On the East side of the house there is also a bonus 3rd bedroom or office with big window overlooking San Anselmo Creek! 41 Madrone has a comfortable floor plan with lovely interior finishes, and many quality upgrades.
SPECTACULAR OUTDOOR SETTING!
Enjoy the best of indoor/outdoor living in this truly unique & spectacular creekside setting! 3 doors from the house lead to a spacious, South-facing deck - great for entertaining, al fresco dining, or simply enjoying the sights & sounds of nature! Uniquely positioned along a turn of San Anselmo Creek, the lot borders the creek on both the South & East sides - allowing for a very private, serene experience. A path on the lot leads right down to the water!
¹Bonus 3rd bedroom/office built without permit and is not legal.²Square footage is approximate only per floor plan artist and includes bonus 3rd bedroom/office; buyers should verify. ²Lot size is approximate only per Corelogic, buyer should verify. ³Neither Seller nor Agents warrant any particular development of property - buyer should independently investigate with City of San Anselmo and appropriate professionals.
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