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Exceptional New Construction!
This stunning, top quality, newly constructed, Montclair contemporary home with Mt Tam and forest views has an open floor plan and an easy indoor/outdoor living flow. This solar-powered, all-electric home is designed to be energy independent, and to have maximum water conservation both in the selection of the plumbing fixtures and landscaping. It is located minutes to hiking trails, shopping, restaurants and Highway 13.
Street Level – First impressions are its stylish street presence. Follow a few steps, from the street, to its statement entry door which opens to a grand, light filled entry hall. On this level, there is a bedroom and full bathroom which can be conveniently used as a guest room or home office. The 2-car garage is EV charger ready.
Main Level - The open floor plan has a spacious living area overlooking a westerly facing, generously sized, view/entertaining deck. There is a sun-filled dining area and a well-designed kitchen with quartz countertops, generous storage and counter space, an eat-in island, a Bosch induction range, Bosch refrigerator and a Sharp in-drawer microwave. Sliding glass doors, off the kitchen, open to a sunny patio suitable for the highly desirable California style indoor/outdoor living, entertaining, child’s play and gardening. Off the patio is a large, well designed and conveniently located storage room. The guest bathroom is also on this level.
Lower Level – The spacious master suite has an extra-large walk-in closet and a full-sized bathroom with a tub, a separate stall shower and water closet. There are two other bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a spacious laundry room at this level.
Outside – The landscaping plantings off the kitchen include Lippia Repens which is a hardy fast spreading, ground cover, noted for drought resistance, deer resistance, and erosion control. The olive trees will create privacy without obstructing solar access and minimum maintenance is required.
Features & Amenities:
4 bedrooms | 3+ bathrooms
Living Room with level-out access to a westerly facing view deck
Formal Dining Area with forest and Mount Tam views
Kitchen - quartz countertops; eat-in island
Commanding Fixed Combination Casement Windows - on all 3 levels
Flooring – Pickled Oak
Area and Lot:
Living Area -2,735 sq. ft.
Lot Size – 5,150 sq. ft.
Year built – 2022
Neighborhood – Montclair
Architectural Style – Contemporary
Stories – 3
Garage – Level-in, 2-car garage, EV charger ready and ample off-street parking in driveway and asphalt area.
Water Source – Public
Utilities – Public
Sewer – Public
Roof – Top rated, Energy Saving, Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO)
Views – Mt Tam and Forest.
6645 Exeter Drive Features:
This solar powered, all electric home is designed to be energy independent, and to have maximum water conservation both in the selection of the plumbing features and landscaping.
18 Panasonic solar collectors. Estimated to generate 10,400 watts yearly.
Plumbing fixtures. Selected for quality and high-water conservation.
Interior environment serviced by:
66-gallon AO Smith hybrid heat pump water heater. Extremely efficient and economical. PG&E estimates annual saving of $470 per year over other types of water heaters
Liberty Omnivore grinder pump. Shreds most all items eliminating the possibility of blockages.
Anderson Fibrex Windows. Dual pane with a minimum of one pane being tempered glass meeting Wildland Hazards and Building Codes. Homes built before 2013 do not have this added protection. The windows are flashed with their perimeters taped and foamed to eliminate water and air infiltration.
Roof - R 55, minimum required R 30
Exterior walls – R 21, minimum required R 13
Subfloor – R 30, minimum required R 25
The Interior color is Kelly Moore washable latex paint.
The home’s exterior has two applications of Fortifiber Two-Ply (four sheets total) of stucco wrap reducing possible water or air infiltration. All exterior joints are treated with insulating foam sealant. The exterior finish is a traditional three-coat process.
Tucked away in the wooded hills and winding streets above Oakland, Montclair is a small community with an appealing central shopping district. Sizable custom homes, along with a mix of Mediterranean, Craftsman, and contemporary-style homes are situated on forested lots, offering an elegant retreat from the city.
The Montclair Business District is a throwback to a simpler time before strip malls, megamalls, and big-box stores. Residents can find everything they need, from dry cleaning and groceries to restaurants. Local restaurant favorites include the Montclair Egg Shop, Flipper’s Gourmet Burgers, and Crogan’s Montclair Restaurant. Gourmet specialty items are available at Le Bonbon, and Farmstead Wine and Cheese. A farmers market on Sundays provides fresh local produce and baked goods. Montclair is home to fine-arts festivals throughout the year and a jazz festival in the late summer that enlivens the street scene.