19460 Bainter Ave
Los Gatos, CA

Secluded Country Lifestyle with Close-in Convenience

19460 Bainter Way, Los Gatos

Surrounded in natural beauty with heritage trees and sun-swept open space along a gently flowing creek, this property seems miles away from everything yet is ever so convenient to the Saratoga Village and downtown Los Gatos. The property is on the market for the first time – a cherished home on more than 1.1 acres that was once part of a larger parcel owned by the same family dating back to when there were just two other homes on the street.
The sprawling home is oriented to the surrounding natural beauty of the grounds and the sounds of the seasonal creek. Custom stained glass, in a Frank Lloyd Wright pattern, introduces the home beneath a majestic heritage redwood and oaks. The interiors are freshly painted complemented by high-end flooring and new carpet. Skylights and expansive windows fill the home with abundant light and garden views. Spacious formal rooms are scaled for entertaining served by a large kitchen with quality appliances and significant counter space. An adjacent family room, with wood-paneled ceiling and accent walls, offers a warm and inviting spot for everyday living.
Upstairs, there are 4 bedrooms, including the primary suite, a second suite ideal for guests, plus two bedrooms with a shared bath. California living awaits outdoors with a fire pit, a fully protected vegetable garden, and mature orchard with rare pink lemons, peaches, plums, and citrus. The gentle slope of the grounds also lends itself to a possible vineyard. Whether enjoying the home today or transforming it into your own dream vision, this is clearly a wonderful place to call home for the next generation.

Summary of the Home

• Split-level design with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths
• Approximately 2,983 square feet of living space
• Beautiful, serene lot of approximately 1.127 acres with a gentle slope bordered by a seasonal creek near the head waters of the San Tomas Aquinas Creek
• A circular driveway wraps around the front of the home beneath an 80-foot+ heritage redwood, heritage oaks, and a variety of mature trees
• Versailles-patterned slate walkway bordered by lawn leads to the covered entrance
• Crimson front door surrounded entirely in custom stained and leaded glass in a Frank Lloyd Wright pattern
• Traditional foyer finished with tile flooring
• Wood-like high-end flooring extends throughout the living room, which has a gas-log fireplace, vaulted ceiling, and custom cherry cabinetry with granite-topped pass-through to the formal dining room
• Formal dining room has tiled floors, a vaulted ceiling, custom cherry cabinetry, and adjacent butler’s pantry with granite counter and refrigerator
• Sleek solid wood kitchen cabinetry topped in tile with full-height backsplashes plus center island with butcher block counter beneath a skylight and peninsula counter seating topped in granite
• Appliances include a Thermador gas cooktop, 2 Thermador ovens, Bosch dishwasher, and Sub-Zero refrigerator
• Family room has 3 skylights in a wood-paneled ceiling with lighted fan and spot lighting; wood-paneled accent walls, elevated fireplace outlined in tile, and casual dining area with French door to a side patio
• Primary suite features new carpet, French doors to a rear patio, and en suite bath with dual-sink vanity, skylight, and large frameless-glass shower
• Additional bedroom with en suite bath with shower plus two bedrooms, one with built-in cabinetry and desk, and each with direct access to a shared bath with large shower
• Inviting outdoor venues include a spacious terrace with fire pit and the sounds of a seasonal creek 20 feet below the property
• Fenced vegetable garden, vineyard potential, plus mature orchard with rare pink lemons, peaches, plums, and citrus
• Other features: half-bath; laundry room with washer/dryer hookups; security alarm; attached 2-car garage; tankless water heater; central air conditioning
• Excellent location midway between downtown shops and restaurants in Los Gatos and Saratoga
• Top-rated Saratoga schools

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