Elegance in Cascade Canyon

249 Cascade Drive
Mill Valley, CA
USA
Offered at: $2,150,000
Sold Price: $2,395,000
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Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Year Built: 1906
Building Size: 2500 Square Feet
Property Type: Residential
Property Status: Sold
Property Features: 10 mins. to town, 3 Patios, All Bedroom Upstairs, Coveted Neigborhood, Decks and Porches, Fireplace, Flat Yard, Glowing original floors, GREAT Schools, Hardwood Floors, Heritage Redwoods, Near miles of hiking and biking, Remodeled Kitchen, Sound of Old Mill Creek, Stained Glass, Vintage details
Description:

At 249 Cascade there are whispers of days gone by that blend with promises of dreams fulfilled. This elegant estate located in coveted Cascade Canyon is in a charmed and sunny location. It is located a 10 minute walk to Mill Valley’s fine restaurants, shops and near miles of trails. This fine home is a beautiful combination of vintage details and modern life. The gated drive leads you to a magical setting with grounds that include three patios, hidden tree house and a sunny level lawn. Features of the home are; three bedrooms and two and half baths, original floors, two fireplaces, stained glass, remodeled kitchen, coved ceilings and elegant wainscoting. The main rooms are spacious and allow for gracious entertaining and include emodeled kitchen, formal dining, living room and spacious family room. Originally part of the Harry Wainwright estate on land he purchased in 1891. The history of this property is rich indeed. The home remained in the Wainwright family until 1970. It was later the home of one of the Jefferson Starship, Peter Sears and his family. The whimiscal tree house you find nestled in one of the Redwoods was built for the Sears’ son. Each steward of this fine home has added their own touches during their ownership. The future owners will surely continue to build on the tradition that exists here, while they enjoy top schools and a vibrant community in the town of Mill Valley. This elegant lady began her days at the turn of the century. Today she provides a richness and warmth that cannot be recreated. What will the future hold? Time will tell, it always does.

 

This property is co-listed with Rita Gatlin. rgatlin@paragon-re.com