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"Casa Blanca", an Exceptional Estate

1897 Calle Arroyo, Diablo, CA 94528  |  Virtual Tour #1464195

Casa Blanca from the 18th Green

Casa Blanca from the 18th Green

"Casa Blanca" is approximately 2,800 square feet, plus the garage. It was built in 1925 after the property was purchased from Diablo Country Club. The entire interior has been restored to it's original grandeur. All the interior and exterior doors windows, screens, hardware and floors were restored and refinished. The interior plaster was repaired where needed, wood was restored, repaired, and/ or restained when necessary. State-of-the-Art technology was used to update the home and make it more efficient, including: internal vacuum system; alarm system; fuel efficient Heating & Air-conditionaing system; Instant hot water heater; electrical system with remote control lighting systems; T-1 cable, phone, wireless internet, Wine cooler; trash compactor, Top-of-line kitchen appliances, and built in flat screens and surround speaker systems. Every attention to detail was used to maintain the original 1920's look and feel.

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 2 Garages
  • 2,800 sq. ft.
  • Diablo
For more information, contact:
Peter Burman

Peter Burman

Bay Sotheby's International Realty
Restored Completely in 2007
by Robert R. Tiernan and Team to it's original grandeur. The Protocol was salvaged from a 1918 Burlingame home.

Adjacent to Diablo Country Club

Across from the 18th Fairway
On one of Diablo Country Clubs most Prestigious Streets

Nearly totally an Acre
Gorgeous Natural Setting of Combined Lots. Striking architectural design is combined with fine detailing, the best of materials, exquisite craftsmanship and state of the art technology & appointments throughout.

Old World Charm & Elegance
This incomparable home was designated a "Diablo Treasure" by Diablo Historic Society. All original exterior stucco finish and Redwood bat & board exterior siding were restored where needed, to it's original state using identical materials and craftsmanship.

Front Yard hosts Creek
Custom walls and waterfalls made from hand laid River Rock

Four Grand Oak Trees
are trimmed to extend their longevity, and are lit with Halogen Lights

Stunning 100% Teak Bridge
Graciously leads to the beautiful grounds

Quarried in Ireland & Sold in SF
"San Francisco Cobble Stones" were purchased in 2006 from The Palace of Fine Arts to create this driveway

Originally used as Ballast
From sailing ships during 1860 - 1900, they were part of the 1916 build of The Palace of Fine Arts

Garage & Attached Tack Room
Completely restored in 2007

Three White Post Lights
From the late 1800's Streets of San Francisco were converted from gas to electricity in the 1920s

Sweeping Views Overlooking 18th
Fairway of Diablo Country Club

Stamped Concrete Patios
Anchored to the home and stem walls, with pilings drilled deep into soil. They are 4-12 inches thick concrete.

New Cedar Roof
Identical to original. Gutters and Down-spouts are constructed of 16 gauge copper in the Original half-round style.

Handcrafted in the 1920's Style
This "No Expense Spared" Kitchen is totally new with State of the Art Lighting & Energy Efficient Systems, but matches the spirit of the 1925 home.

No expenses spared
With $100k hand crafted Cabinets Manufactured in Pennsylvania by an award winning Specialty Cabinet Manufacturer. Chef's Delight Marble Slab Island and Counters are all crafted in the spirit of the 1920's home.

Marble Island & Countertops
The same Marble that would have been installed in the 1920's. Oak floors were recently installed because the old floor could not be saved.

Major Appliances are Hidden
Behind Solid Birch Doors and Coverings. All kitchen appliances are Viking, with the exception of the subzero refrigerator and the Miele Dishwasher

Breathtaking Great Room
Completely Original with Hand Made and Specially Crafted Iron Chandeliers & Sconces, Open Beamed Redwood ceiling

Fireplace is all Original
It has not even been cleaned.

Flagstone Hearth
Not original, but the 1924 flagstones were taken from the pathway leading to the front door.

Redwood Paneling & Beams
Douglas Fir French Doors with hand forged Iron Hardware.

Floors are original White Oak
And seamless throughout the Great Room

Majestic Outdoor Living
with Continued Sweeping Views of the 18th Fairway. Mature Landscaping & Natural Beauty. Extensive terraces are lined with cobblestone walls.

Relax and Entertain
With Outdoor Fireplace and Flat Screen TV.

Stamped Concrete Patio
Continues here with 4-12 inch thick concrete and are also anchored to the home & stem walls with pilings drilled deep into the soil.

New Pella Windows & Doors
Were used in the Den & Kitchen since the originals could not be saved. They are VERY close in style to all of the original high quality windows & doors found in the rest of the home.

Completely Original Bathroom
Attached to the Den includes all original bath fixtures, cabinets, tile floor and lights. All plumbing fixtures are 1924 "Standard".

Lower Level Master Suite
Completely original and restored to it's original character. Original French Doors lead to patio. Master closet has been redesigned to maximize space & efficiency.

Completely New Master Bathroom
No expense was spared to create a "State of the Art" Bath Space (the old one could not be saved) with marble countertops and custom fixtures & mirrors.

Walk In Shower
Hosts brand New Claw Foot Reproduction Bathtub, two Hans Grove Showers, hand held shower sprayers, with limestone walls.

Upstairs Bedrooms
Have all original Windows, Doors & Floors. Walls have been repaired & repainted.

Sleeping Porch
Is completely original and used for "sleeping" in the Summer Months by rolling out the beds through the French Doors. The windows on the East are "removable" since the windows were only used during Winter Months.

All Bedroom Closets
Host Built In Ironing Boards & Irons

Upstairs Jack & Jill Bathroom
The "standard sink" is original, as is the Standard Claw foot tub. However, a new, 1919 tub had to be found to match the Standard sink and was located in Berkeley, purchased and installed.

3rd Bedroom
Also located on the second floor, has original windows, doors and floors. Walls have been repaired and repainted.

BBQ Patio
Located outside the Kitchen doors is completely private and perfect for relaxing.

Original Front Entrance
Located on the Northwest side of the Great Room.

Newly Constructed Guest House

Nearly an exact replica
Of the style, design and magnificence of the main home.

1920 Iron Sconces
Stone fireplace, oak floors and redwood beams.

Elegance and Craftmanship
Of the original home was reborn in every detail.

Guest House Bedroom

Guest House Bathroom
Includes 1920 Claw Foot Tub tiles and "Standard" sink

Back Lawn
Has plenty of room for recreation between the homes.

And more Sweeping Views
Of the adjacent Golf Course

Back Yard

Private Entrance
To the Diablo Country Club Swimming Pool Facilities

Front Lawn
Borders Creek

Pedestrian Entrance
To The Diablo Country Club Clubhouse and Ammenities

Diablo Country Club
Established in 1914

Swim & Fitness
Main pool is a six-lane, 25-yard salt water pool kept at a temperature between 78-82 degrees

Tennis Courts
Perfect for Enthusiasts of every level.

And Balconies to Relax On

Beautiful Fairways Abound

With Views of Mt. Diablo

Blue Heron over Lake
Near Diablo's 9th Hole Snack Shack

Putting Greens

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