142 West Towle Road     Alta, CA
3 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms | 3,385 sq.ft. | built in 1994 | priced at $695,000
A Custom Built Home, a Stone House and a Large Workshop can be Yours!

Wind up a paved driveway, past the historic Stone Cottage on 1 side and a 2 Story Shop on the other to the Custom Built Home. This home lives like a single story home with 3 Bedrms, 3 Bathms, an Office, a large Craft Room, a well-appointed Kitchen with ample Dining area, a delightfully spacious Living Room with an exceptional built-in Bar, and a Sun Room as well as a Screen Porch all on one floor. Upstairs is a large bonus room. Enjoy multiple decks and delightful gardens too on your beautifully treed 4.5 acres with easy access to I 80 to enjoy all that the Sierra offers. Ideally located to head to Tahoe, Sacramento and Nevada City or Grass Valley!


The home greets you with a beautiful leaded glass front door under an arched window. It opens up to a spacious front entry with double French doors to the office on one side and the spacious living room on the other.

Features of the Main Home Include:
 Cathedral ceilings over the spacious front entry and 8 1/2 to 9 foot ceilings throughout the remainder of the home. An antique light fixture at the entry and over the sparkling hardwood floors which run throughout the main living areas.

 Living room with a built-in bar that includes custom wine & glass racks, a subzero refrigerator, sink and granite counters. A large granite hearth and built in shelving surround the Hearthstone propane stove. Ornate brass light fixtures/fans, a large bay window and French door access to the Screen Porch which expands this already large living space. This is the ideal space for you summer plants to winter over. There are screens for the summer time and vinyl inserts for the winter. It has a vaulted ceiling and is screened below the deck to keep bugs out in the summer. A fiberglass door gives easy access to the outside.

 The large Kitchen and Dining area could possibly end up being the heart of your home. The Waterford freestanding enamel woodstove on a porcelain tile hearth makes for a cozy winter space. Glass pocket doors & French doors close this area off from the main part of the home and the adjacent Sunroom. The Kitchen features: plenty of custom pull outs in the cabinetry, a corner lazy susan, an appliance garage, a prep sink in the island, 2 large ovens, 4-burner Dacor cooktop, 2 year old Bosch dishwasher, and a Subzero refrigerator with cabinet front. The counters are porcelain tile with the island being polished porcelain.

 The Sunroom off French doors from the Kitchen has floor to ceiling windows with clearstory windows above, Beadboard ceiling and walls, porcelain tile floors and an invisible screen door to the outside deck. It could be the perfect light filled breakfast room.

 A large master suite has access to its own private deck with 220 for your future hot tub. The suite features a walk-in and a wall closet, walk-in shower with dual showerheads and safety grab bars, porcelain tile flooring and double sink vanity.

 A guest bathroom with a sparkling clawfoot tub, hardwood floors, oak wainscoting and a vanity converted from an English walnut sideboard make it an exceptional bathroom.

 Jack and Jill bedrooms share a bathroom with a tile shower/tub combination.

 The Office has a built-in computer desk, oak wainscoting & hardwood flooring.

 Amazing craft room and Laundry with built in cabinets and long work counter, stainless
steel sink and tile laundry counter along with plenty of tall cabinets.

 The 500 SF bonus room has 2 dormer windows and 2 doors leading to great attic storage. This room is perfect for your TV, Pool table or overnight guests.

 Options for heating the home are the central heat, the Waterford woodstove in the kitchen and dining area and the propane Hearthstone stove in the family room. The cooler temperatures of Alta and with systematic opening and closing of windows on summer days make air conditioning unnecessary.

 Extensive hallway of closets for amazing storage.

 Swarovski Crystal door knobs on almost all doors.

 3/4" oak hardwood floors on a 3/4" plywood subfloor. 2 x 6 wall framing and cement
fiberglass siding

 2 car Garage has automatic openers and interior stairs that lead into the house.

 Exterior flood lights around the home with switches in the Master bedroom and Bar

 Outlet for your Christmas lights with a switch inside the house.

 Invisible screen door at the front door can be hidden during the winter and allow great
cross ventilation on summer days.

 A portion of the yard is fenced to keep the deer out and your perennials blooming!
 Kohler plumbing fixtures throughout.

 Plenty of recessed ceiling lighting.

 Whole house fan and central vacuum system.

Features of the Shop:
The 2 story shop has 800 sq.ft. downstairs and 400 sq.ft. upstairs. The shop was built with lumber that was harvested and milled on the property. It has electricity, two single door entrances and one double door entrance that is framed for a future rollup door. There is convenient interior shelving for your projects. Water is plumbed to the exterior of the building on either end.

Features of the Stone House:
The amazing stone house is the perfect guest house, rental or artist studio. It was built in 1935 and is essentially a 1 bedroom, 1 bath home with a kitchen and living room. It features stone interior walls, high open beam ceiling, dual pane windows, paver flooring, old metal doors from the Dutch Flat Chinese encampment for railroad workers and a beautiful rock fireplace with an insert. A double oxen yolk hangs from the vaulted ceiling with a light & ceiling fan. The kitchen features an antique Youngstown sink & drain board, electric range and microwave. Upstairs is a bedroom and a unique 4 bunk sleeping area in the attic area. This home is being sold almost fully furnished. The roof is metal. The home has its own propane tank and septic system. It shares the public water with the main home. The sweet paver patio is perfect for summer evenings.
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Agent Information
 
Gene M. Cain
BRE 01134833
Mobile 530-305-5982
gene@foothill-living.com
Foothill Living Real Estate
 
 
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