For the best experience of this virtual tour, please install Adobe Flash and refresh this page.
Get Adobe Flash player

Architecturally Stunning in Orinda

2 Carmen Court, Orinda, CA 94563  |  Virtual Tour #1389610

An Oasis of Tranquility

An Oasis of Tranquility

Situated on over an acre on a private cul de sac in Orinda, this magnificent approximately 2400 sq ft, three bedroom and three-bath contemporary home is a stunning collaboration of architecture and design creating the perfect marriage of form and function. Created in 2011 and completed in 2012 by famed local designer and builder Jerry Texdahl, this captivating residence is nestled back from the street creating the perfect secluded retreat. Entering through an inviting entrance gate, one is met with an antique custom door from Luciano Antiques in Carmel with steel surround fabricated by Jensen Ironworks. A gentle path leads you to an exquisite front door of flaming copper skins from 1stdibs. Berkeley Mills created a surround and back made of mahogany and ebony with side lighting, finished off with an antique Asian door pull. Once inside, you are intoxicated by the perfect blend of elegance and grace with the peace and tranquility of Asian influence. A stunning custom built Berkeley Mills kitchen features a surface of vertical grain bamboo with walnut inset finished off with a caesarstone counter, creating a balance of the warmth of natural materials with the exceptional craftsmanship of European technology. Top of the line appliances such as Miele dishwasher, oven and cook top, sub-zero refrigerator, island with eat-in counter and pantry are just a few of the quality features found in this attractively designed open kitchen. An elegant dining area opens to an expansive Ipe deck showcasing the unsurpassed valley views, inviting your guests to celebrate lifeps most memorable moments. A great room with high ceilings, rich color, bamboo floors and defused light create the rare luxury and tranquility of this Zen-like retreat. Double wide Fleetwood sliding doors open to a level lawn, expansive decks and entertainment area with built in barbeque and wet bar area set in an Asian inspired garden with gentle water feature enhancing the ambiance of total relaxation and rejuvenation. The master suite with recessed pocket door to the sun-drenched deck is the ideal location for a morning cup of coffee, morning paper or iPad The generous master bath with oversized shower and dual vanity sinks features custom cabinetry and opens to a walk in closet and a private office space with a picture window framing one of the most magnificent views of the vista beyond. A spacious second bedroom with shower and bathtub complete the main level living spaces. Downstairs of this exceptional home is a completely separate in-law/au-pair suite with exterior entrance featuring one bedroom, one full bath, a full kitchen complete with custom cabinetry, caesarstone counter tops, gas range, stain glass art feature, built in washer and dryer and so much more. Whether you are looking for a pstarter homep or an pempty nester homep, this home celebrates the natural beauty and serenity of unsurpassed quality and design. If it is pWOWp factor you are looking for, this is truly a one of a kind for the discerning buyer. Close to downtown Orinda restaurants, shopping and BART. Twelve years of top rated schools.

  • $1,475,000
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 2,400 sq. ft.
For more information, contact:
Sherrie B. Perlstein

Sherrie B. Perlstein

Pacific Union
Artful Visionary
An exquisite front door of flaming copper skins from 1stdibs.

Antique Entrance Gate
with an antique custom door from Luciano Antiques in Carmel

A Gentle Path
leads you to this tranquil oasis on 1.02 acres

Custom Mahogany Doors
Berkeley Mills created a surround and back of mahogany and ebony with antique door pull.

Antique Door Pull
Exquisite detail like this antique door pull can be found throughout the home.

Custom Berkeley Mills Kitchen
Stunning custom built Berkeley Mills kitchen features a surface of vertical grain bamboo with walnut inset.

Exceptional Craftsmanship
Natural materials and craftsmanship create a balance of warmth and exceptional European technology

Quality and Care
Caesarstone countertops, Miele appliances and sub zero with custom pantry.

Walls of Glass
Double-wide top of the line Fleetwood doors open to a level lawn and garden.

Main House
is single story level in and has two bedrooms and two baths.

Choose Your Lifestyle
Abundance of dining options from grand gatherings to outdoor alfresco to casual counter conversations.

Sunset Dining
Large sliding doors open to a magnificent sunset view.

Great Room Entertaining
Unsurpassed in elevation. views and design.

Master Retreat
Large Fleetwood windows frame a stunning view of the valley below.

Light and Bright Interior
with a recessed pocket door to the sun-drenched deck.

Unprecedented luxury
Custom details throughout this master bath show unprecedented luxury.

Unsurpassed Luxury
Custom cabinetry and rich architectural details create the feeling of pampered luxury.

Artful Design Elements
Careful thought went into each design element in this exquisite master bath.

Home Office
is private and has one of the most exceptional views.

Guest Bedroom
with warm natural and earthtone colors.

Outstanding Contemporary Design
with Asian influences and both serene and intimate.

Grand Entertaining
Enjoy every moment of our California indoor/outdoor lifestyle.

Dine Alfresco
Enjoy a gentle breeze with a glass of wine and a delightful group of friends.

Rich Architecture
A vision of unsurpassed serenity create the ideal respite

WOW Factor
Owner/designer Jerry Texdahl, created a vision artfully combining the rich architecture with the multi-faceted cultural history of it's Asian influence.

Panoramic Views
Unsurpassed views are enjoyed from the wrap-around Ipe decks.

Elevation and Views
are enjoyed through out his lovely home of the Orinda hills.

Secluded and Peaceful
Glass of wine, good book or iPad...your choice.

Close to Downtown Orinda
while tucked away in your own wonderful retreat.

Open Lawn Area
Just the right amount of level lawn and Asian inspired garden with water feature.

Asian Inspired Garden
A peaceful place to reflect amongst the landscaping design throughout the property.

BBQ with Friends
right outside the kitchen and Great Room

Custom Gate to In-law/Au Pair
Separate entrance with spacious one bedroom/one bath living space with kitchen.

Welcome Thru the Entrance
to a wonderful surprise living space that you will not believe.

Set a Spell
in the evening right outside the bedroom.

Bamboo Floors
caesarstone counters and stained glass art feature.

Abundance of Light
Great room in this separate, but elegant design.

Custom Cabinetry
and gas range. Washer and dryer in unit.

Ample Space
for entertaining and relaxation.

Exquisitely Designed Wet Bar
for hosting friends and family special events.

Master Bedroom
with designer colors, bright and airy.

Master Bathroom
Updated with quality finishes

Shower Awaits You
each day before heading outside on the private deck.

It Doesn't Get Any Better
for the discerning home buyer who wants quality, creative design and a vision for today's living.

Copyright 1996-2016