7210 Johnston Rd,Pleasanton, CA 94588

5 beds6 baths5,477 sqft

Nestling in the serene foothills of the Diablo State Park, this exquisite Mediterranean styled home surrounded by quiet serenity and rich minimalistic landscaping is located on a knoll-top with 360 degree views. A long-paved winding driveway ending in paver stones brings one up the hill to a Spanish tiled walkway with a circular fountain. The walkway reveals a huge estate exuding architectural elegance with a Cool Stone facade, multiple French doors pleasantly ornamented with wrought ironbalconies, and an august arched entrance leading to gigantic cherry wood twin doors of the house adorned by a curved transom window trimmed with wrought iron decorative ware.
Walk across the foyer to the beautifully appointed grand living room and observe the splendor of this estate through its gas-lit glass covered fireplace with Fleur de Lys carvings, a hearth and mantel piece, a two-level high vaulted ceiling, and elegant glass shelf cabinetry, while overlooking the mountain range through the French doors. The sophisticated dining room is ornamented with an exquisite wrought iron chandelier, lit up alcove ceiling, and custom drapery while overlooking the front yard and the sun drenching views of the Mt. Diablo mountain range beyond.
The chefs kitchen, which opens up to the family room, is gloriously embellished with custom cherry wood cabinetry, a sizeable central island with a wet sink, classy bull nosed granite counter-tops, a generous bar counter sitting area, sparkling travertine flooring, romantic pendulum hanging lights, convenient built-in desk, a walk-in pantry, and top of the line kitchen appliances.
Other recreational areas of the house include a stunning family room with an alder wood intricately carved entertainment center and Cool Stone fireplace with a hearth and mantel piece all the way up to the ceiling. A gorgeous 300 bottle wine cellar, adjacent to the family room, comes with an arched alder wood entrance door and Cool Stone brick-work adornments. A library/office with cherry wood cabinetry and floors, wainscoting, and an attached powder room are also to be found on this floor. The expansive luxurious master suite comes with a bay window sitting room, another Cool Stone fireplace, and French doors to the verandas surrounding the back of the home. The master bath comes with a jetted tub set by the windows, a white marble tiled shower stall with twin shower heads, a sun drenching skylight, bull nosed marble counter-tops, twin vanities, decorators light fixtures, and two walk-in closets.
A carpeted staircase with a delicately designed wrought iron railing takes one upstairs to 4 bedrooms, connected by a hanging bridge over the entrance foyer of the house festooned with wrought iron grills. 2 of the bedrooms come with a Jack and Jill bath and 2 with en suite baths. One also has a brick fireplace with and anothera has a bay window sitting area. This bedroom also overlooks the backyard and serves as a junior suite upstairs. All of them have their own walk-in closets. Additionally, this floor has a fully enclosed designer painted stunning media room with skylights, and an exercise room.
The backyard, abundant with lush palm trees, comes with a scintillating swimming pool, spa, an outdoor kitchen with a BBQ grill, refrigerator, one burner gas plate, warming drawer, and plenty of counter space with a wet bar under a gorgeous trellis. The pool also comes with a huge stamped concrete and multi-color flat stone tiled entertainment patio. Next to the pool are a full-sized tennis court and very attractive artificial turf lounging areas. The garage has built in storage lofts. Helicopter landing pad and equestrian facilities possible within the estate. Ten minutes away from Blackhawk shopping center and movie theaters. This estate is fit for a potentate!