1261 Echo Valley Drive

4 Beds | 2.5 Baths

2,773+/- sq. ft. Home

Offered at $2,995,000


  • Sprawling single level 2773+/- sf ranch-style “Smart” home on an enormous 16,988+/- lot in the prestigious Almaden Country Club.
  • Four bedrooms, two and one-half baths and office.
  • Over $200k of updated amenities, all completed within the last year!
  • Upgraded amenities include refinished hardwood flooring, carpet, dual-zone HVAC system, dimmer switches, L.E.D. lights, replaced outlets, new interior and exterior paint, a whole house fan, dual pane windows, Hunter-Douglas window treatments, wooden fencing, sprinkler system in front and back, Ring cameras, SimpliSafe system, eero’s mesh wifi technology system, security alarm system available plus much more.
  • Great curb appeal! As you approach the property, you are greeted by a lush display of greenery. The varying heights and textures of foliage, bushes, shade trees plus NEW sod and bark contribute to a sense of balance and harmony, creating a visually pleasing composition. Don’t forget the stunning views of the surrounding hills.
  • An aggregate sidewalk guides your steps to a covered porch and a tastefully designed door flanked by two side lights. The entry has tile flooring, providing durability while illuminated by recessed lighting.
  • Living room has hardwood flooring, a large bay window, a wood-burning fireplace, crown molding and recessed lighting.
  • Separate formal dining room also has hardwood flooring, crown molding, recessed lighting plus a large window with views of the hills. Great for dinner parties.
  • Kitchen has NEW quartz slab counters and backsplash, plenty of cabinetry including a pantry with shelves and pull-out drawers, hardwood flooring, a stainless steel large single bowl kitchen sink with faucet, recessed lighting plus a skylight. NEW Appliances include a Frigidaire side-by-side refrigerator with water dispenser, Frigidaire Gallery dishwasher, Jenn-Air 5-burner electric cooktop with downdraft and a Kenmore wall unit oven and microwave. Island has a NEW quartz slab counter with room for extra seating plus more cabinetry for storage.
  • Dine-in area also has hardwood flooring illuminated by a striking chandelier, more cabinetry with a built-in desk area and a NEW slider provides access to the backyard.
  • Family room steps down to tile flooring, a vaulted post and beam ceiling, built-in cabinet with shelves and plenty of storage, track lighting, wired for a surround sound system with speakers and arched windows with views of the backyard. The focal point is the corner brick wood-burning fireplace with raised hearth. A built-in cabinet with quartz slab counter and recessed lighting sets in a finished alcove for more storage or use as a bar.
  • Multi-purpose mud room has tile flooring, a sink area over a cabinet for storage plus a window with views of the hills. Bi-fold doors conceal the laundry area with built-in overhead cabinets and newer full-size LG energy efficient washer and dryer. Half bath located in this area has tile flooring, a vanity, mirror plus a light fixture. A utility closet houses a NEW HVAC system.
  • Hall to sleeping quarters has newer carpet, two sun tunnels, recessed lighting, a coat closet plus two linen closets with cedar floors. Double doors conceal a utility closet for a NEW HVAC system and a water heater with a WATT potable expansion tank and a furnace.
  • Primary bedroom suite has newer carpet, crown molding, recessed lighting, a walk-in closet with organizers plus a NEW slider provides access to the yard and pool. Pocket door conceals the en suite. There is a wrap-around vanity with his-n-hers sinks, a wall of mirrors with dual light fixtures and outlets installed on the surface, tile flooring and a skylight. A pocket door conceals the water closet which also has tile flooring, a separate shower stall with a newer rain faucet plus a frosted window for privacy.
  • Three additional bedrooms; each have newer carpet, crown molding, a closet with cedar floors plus windows for natural light and custom Hunter-Douglas window treatments.
  • Large guest bath wooden vanity with solid slab counter, a large mirror with lights installed in the surface, crown molding, ceiling mount light fixture, carpet and a closet with shelving and cedar flooring. Pocket door conceals the water closet which has tile flooring, a shower over a deep tub with tile surround and a rain faucet plus a frosted window for privacy.
  • 2-car attached garage with automatic opener, multiple flush L.E.D. strip lighting illuminates the epoxy painted floor, a wall of closets for storage plus an extra Frigidaire Gallery refrigerator for the office and a pull-out staircase to a lit attic storage area.
  • An unexpected surprise, a door leads to an additional outer office before heading to the backyard. The outer office opens to an additional office space with new carpet, office storage and a clerestory window replaced with a NEW much larger window to bring in calming views of a maple tree, the pool and surrounding nature. This room also has a NEW split system that provides heating and cooling to keep both the rooms comfortable all year long.
  • Step into this backyard oasis that seamlessly blends natural elements with carefully curated landscaping. It is fenced for privacy, updated electrical for new outdoor lighting plus multiple entertaining areas:
    • Wooden deck area with built-in bench seating not only provides a practical space for relaxation and entertaining but adds a touch of charm and sophistication to the outdoor living experience.
    • The sparkling pool underwent an extensive refurbishment and remodel, transforming it into a revitalized oasis of relaxation and enjoyment. A key highlight is the addition of new pool equipment including a filter plus a pool sentry to maintain the correct water level. Modern features such a multi-color L.E.D. lights bring a vibrant and dynamic nighttime ambience all by remote control. The combination of an aggregate patio with French drains and strategically placed holes for provided security fencing not only promotes safety but also contributes to the overall functionality and style of the pool area. Existing spa was raised to transform it into a spillover spa whereas a waterfall sends water from your spa over the edge and into your pool to add a whole new sense of enjoyment and tranquility.
    • Another part of the yard has a dry creek bed with a small bridge over it. It not only adds a touch of rustic beauty but also serves a practical purpose, providing drainage. There is also an area of new sod and clusters of bushes, manicured foliage and shade trees which adds texture to the scene.
  • At the rear of the yard is a wall of greenery with a surprise opening. The lush foliage provides a visually appealing backdrop and acts as a natural privacy barrier and the unexpected opening acts as a discreet access point to the pool equipment.
  • County has an access road on both sides of the property which acts as a buffer, creating a separation between your outdoor space and neighboring properties.
  • Close to the Almaden Country Club, Almaden Quicksilver County Park, Callero Reservoir, parks, hiking trails, schools, restaurants and more.
  • Award-winning schools of the San Jose Unified School District: William Elementary School, Bret Harte Middle School and Leland High School.

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