Daily Dream Home: Sky Terrace


Sky Terrace is perfectly situated in Danville, California with restorative views of Mount Diablo and surrounding hills. This private estate offers the ultimate in elegance and luxury.

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The Mediterranean home, which is primarily single story, offers just under 6600 sq. ft. on 1.5 acres with five bedrooms and five and a half baths between the main house and guesthouse.

The back splash has beveled diamond shaped tiles with decorative accents. The gourmet kitchen includes two sinks and stainless appliances including a six-burner Wolf range with two ovens, pot filler, two Miele dishwashers, Miele built-in espresso machine, a Subzero refrigerator and freezer and warming drawer.

The expansive kitchen/family room is very open and has an inviting ambiance. The two islands and counters boast Calcutta marble and perfectly appointed pendants. The cabinets and walk-in pantry offer a tremendous amount of storage.

The family room has a high ceiling and a floor to ceiling fireplace, which overlooks the loggia with an additional entertaining area. The temperature controlled wine cellar holds up to 600 bottles. The butler’s pantry with wet bar includes an icemaker, glass paneled cabinetry, hammered copper sink and bar seating.

Among the very special features of this home are the Venetian plaster in the living and dining room, designer wallpaper, decorative crown molding, limestone floors with decorative marble accents, custom silk draperies, and automated Conrad shades, and exquisite chandeliers and sconces. The main level of the house enjoys radiant heating. The windows, sliders and French doors are made by Anderson.

The luxurious master bedroom suite overlooks the terrace through two sets of French doors with a gorgeous fireplace to enjoy on those cool evenings. The walk-in closets with dressing room have an abundance of built-ins and shelving. The spa-like bathroom has heated floors and includes a jetted tub with limestone surround. An extra bonus, is the oversized steam shower with multiple showerheads including body sprays and a nearby heated towel rack.

The upstairs wing boasts two large en-suite bedrooms, each with its own bath, built-in desk and walk-in closet. Separating the two bedroom suites is a bonus room that can easily be used as a game or media room. For the ultimate in convenience, this wing also offers its own laundry room.

The guest cottage has its own separate entry and enjoys wonderful views. The kitchen has granite counters, GE Monogram double ovens, a four-burner Bosch stovetop, microwave, GE Monogram refrigerator, KitchenAid dishwasher and stacked washer and dryer. The bedroom suite with connected bath offers granite counters with a tumbled stone backsplash.

The mud room and the garages have 60 sq. ft. of built-in custom storage space. Among the 5 garages there is a large motor court and portico. In addition, there is an oversized garage for RV or boat storage or three more cars. The garages have epoxy flooring, additional storage and marble countertops.

The resort style backyard offers a covered loggia with both sitting and dining areas with oversized gas fireplace and heat lamp. The yard includes two built-in barbecues, one gas and one charcoal, a fire pit surrounded by built-in seating, a bar with refrigerator and icemaker, a solar heated infinity edged pool with two fire bowls and separate spa. The walkways among this estate take you through the lovely gardens and terrace and overlook the vineyard.

The yard offers a multitude of rose bushes, citrus trees, and a vineyard of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The picturesque landscaping adds to the ambiance of this exclusive estate property.

This property is listed for $4.495 million by Paragon Real Estate Group and is showcased by Luxury Portfolio.