12505 Alba Road
Ben Lomond, CA 95005
Located in a clearing of redwoods and surrounded by the serenity of nature, this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom single level country manor is the perfect combination of modern comfort and convenience with privacy and beauty. By day, this 2+ acre property is alive with a variety of bird life gathering nectar from the well manicured gardens, yet, by night, is a star gazers paradise, far from the city lights.
Gleaming hardwood floors welcome you as you enter the front door into a huge living area with a large fireplace and wood paneled walls. The formal dining room has seating for a family of 16 with a wood burning stove and a picture window with forest views. The modern kitchen features high end stainless steel appliances including sub zero refrigerator, dual electric Viking convection ovens, gas cooktop, KitchenAide dishwasher and a vent hood. A bay window over the stainless steel sink overlooks the yard providing a lovely view while preparing meals.
The bedroom areas are separated into two unique areas of the home. On the master bedroom side of the home, the remodeled master bathroom has duel vanities, a huge cast iron built in tub and a separate shower with a glass door. The second bedroom has its own bathroom with an accompanying stall shower. Warm hardwood floors flow throughout the area and newer dual pane casement windows allow in the natural light.
Beyond the kitchen, two more bedrooms and one bathroom create the basis for a second wing of living. The area has a separate entry from outside and has Its own family room and kitchenette. There are tile floors and a separate forced air heater. The space is perfect for teens, college students or visiting friends or family.
The house is set in the center of a usable clearing area of the property surrounded by redwood and pine trees, native to the area. There are two large lawn areas and a mature manicured garden provides the perfect setting for birds and bees to gather and perform their magic. There is a private well on the property and is supplemented with a captive air tank for plenty of water pressure. The home has its own septic tank as well. Relax in the hot tub and watch the stars, enjoy a nap in the hammock inside the screened in porch or grill your favorite foods on the redwood deck among the flora and fauna in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains just minutes to town and a forty minute drive on Highway 9 to Silicon Valley.
The perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle with all modern conveniences, this mountain retreat has it all. The quaint town has coffee shops, restaurants, the popular Ben Lomond Market and Deli, Scarborough Lumber and Highlands County Park and Conference Center. Boulder Creek Country Club is just minutes away for a round of golf.