Mill Valley at its Finest
475 Molino Avenue is a private and beautifully updated farmhouse estate with legal cottage and numerous outdoor options to support today’s lifestyle needs. Fully gated and landscaped, the delightful and bright property sits on nearly half an acre, with multiple lawns, decks, patios and game areas.
The compound offers nearly 6,000 sq. ft. living area with excellent separation of space for home office, Zoom/remote schooling, or exercise/fitness needs. Its resort-ready suite of features include a pool site with preliminary City approval, and two 2-car garages with separate motor courts.
In an exceptional architectural blending of the home's original character with today's finishes and way of living, the main residence features an open and flowing gathering wing with a meticulously fitted new kitchen and oversized living, dining and breakfast rooms. The upper level features four bedrooms, including a master suite with corner bay window overlooking the grounds, an adjacent 2-room bedroom suite (perfect for a nursery or home office), two additional bedrooms with a darling study/play alcove between them, and two additional bathrooms, one en-suite. There is a separate "family" room wing with a soaring beamed ceiling, wrap around windows and deck, stone fireplace and wet bar with refrigerator. Plus, the lower level offers a secluded play/game room with direct access to a large deck and the lawns.
The separate and private cottage has a legal one bedroom apartment on the ground floor with direct access to a large sun-soaked deck. Its original lines and reclaimed finishes ooze charm and character and are complemented by its gorgeous new kitchen and bathroom.
The separate upper "studio" features a large light-filled flex space that lends itself naturally to home office, exercise, retreat or casual gathering uses. Its smart new bathroom and extensive built-ins further the use possibilities, including as an additional guest suite.
This estate is near premier Mill Valley private and public schools and has a Walkscore of 83 - quick access to downtown shops, restaurants and groceries. San Francisco is just minutes away via excellent freeway access.