Tradition, elegance and substance are three words describing this beautiful Mediterranean-style home situated on a prime, tree-lined Willow Glen street. No expense was spared in the recent restoration and creation of this masterpiece. The home was a featured property in 2014 Willow Glen Lifestyles Home Tour.

Once inside the formal entry, glowing hickory floors pull the eyes to the living and dining rooms. A wall of windows brings the emerald greens of the backyard indoors. The open space is incredible and encompasses living room, dining room and chef’s kitchen. The floor plan is perfect for entertaining.

The kitchen is a gourmand’s dream boasting much in terms of work and storage space. Knotty Alder cabinets are crowned with slab granite counter tops featuring an unusual leather finish. An extra-large island with a custom-made, end grain cut hardwood counter top enhances food preparation. A second island stands nearby for additional use. The eight-burner Viking Range has two ovens and makes preparation of holiday meals a snap.

Recessed lighting, sun tunnels and numerous windows heighten the light, bright and airy feel on this home.

The master suite is the unqualified destination at the end of the day. The suite offers carpeting, a dramatic vaulted- beamed ceiling and walk-in closets. French doors provide egress to the secluded courtyard with hot tub.

The master bath boasts heated floor, double sinks, extra-deep whirlpool tub and stall shower. Extensive use of fine stone and tile work make this room very special.

Solid knotty alder doors are featured throughout the house. The second master suite would be perfect for guests.

The outdoors is truly amazing with a generously-sized loggia (approx. 250 square feet) boasting a fireplace in addition to overhead heating. This would be the perfect spot to enjoy a late-night drink with friends. Enjoy an evening entertaining in the heated outdoor kitchen. The covered, open-beamed space of approximately 400 square feet includes a refrigerator, grill, an Italian wood burning oven and gas cooktop. Most of the home, including loggia, workshop and outdoor kitchen, have speakers so music can be enjoyed everywhere. The covered rear patio area offers a space of approximately 8 feet by 50 feet facing towering redwood trees. The parklike backyard has much in terms of usable outdoor space. The possibilities are endless.

The home includes a three-car or two-car with a good-sized work shop. A more extensive list of amenities is available for your review.