345 Montair Drive, Danville – A Legacy Home
This home is located at the top of prestigious Montair Drive on the coveted Westside of Danville, situated on a gorgeous 1.6-acre lot with sweeping views of Mt. Diablo and the valley below. Constructed in 1970, the home was designed, built and owned by the same family for its 49-year history – a true legacy property that awaits its next family and new memories.
The dramatic foyer features vaulted ceiling and circular staircase, and leads to the stunning views of Mt. Diablo. The enormous living room is grand in-scale, ideal for large gatherings. The wall of windows showcases the park-like backyard, beautiful pool and views beyond. Adjacent to the living room is a fabulous bonus space complete with fireplace, built-in bar and newly refinished parquet floor – this great space would make an ideal game room, wine retreat, or second family room.
The elegant, circular staircase takes you to the master suite and three additional bedrooms. The master suite features a beautiful fireplace, built-ins, balcony access and an en-suite bath. The three bedrooms share a hall bath with two separate vanity areas. Views from the southeastern facing bedrooms (including the master) are breathtaking.
The kitchen is a warm and inviting space with a great foot-print. Years ahead of contemporary design when planned, it is out-fitted with abundant counter and storage space, great butcher block island, double ovens, gas cook-top, and large pantry. The adjoining breakfast nook is highlighted by a large bay window offering gorgeous views of the backyard, pool and mountain.
The expansive grounds are framed by mature landscaping including stately Redwoods, and Oleanders. The pool setting is reminiscent of old Hollywood glamour – private, elegant and the perfect backdrop for small and large gatherings. Always the main feature, the panoramic view of the San Ramon Valley and Mt. Diablo is simply gorgeous. As perfect as it is now, the possibilities are endless for this backyard.
Located within the award-winning San Ramon Valley Unified School District with terrific Westside Danville location that allows for easy access to the Iron Horse Trail, downtown Danville and commute access to both San Francisco and the Silicon Valley.
Town of Danville
The Town of Danville has the perfect blend of upscale amenities and small-town charm despite having a population of just over 45,000. Bordered on the west by the Las Trampas Hills and to the east by Mt. Diablo and the foothills, Danville is known for its quaint town atmosphere and its outstanding quality of life. The historical downtown features shops, restaurants and art galleries. You’ll find epicurean adventures around every corner like upscale eateries with one-of-a-kind menus and pizzerias with family-friendly fare. Arts and culture abound at the Village Theatre, The Museum of the San Ramon Valley, and the Tao House – home to America’s only Nobel Prize winning playwright Eugene O’Neil.
One of Danville’s most desirable attributes is its sense of community. The town hosts a wonderful array of events throughout the year from Farmer’s Markets to street fairs to holiday celebrations. The 4th of July parade draws thousands who line Hartz Avenue. The Iron Horse Trail runs through the middle of the town and is a paved multi-use trail for walking, jogging and bicycling that connects all the communities of the San Ramon Valley – an ideal pastime on Saturday morning!
Danville offers its residents one of the best education systems in California. The San Ramon Valley Unified School District provides elementary, intermediate and high school education to Diablo residents and is currently ranked 6th among all unified school districts in California.
The East Bay is home to a number of exceptional private schools including Dorris-Eaton and Seven Hills in Walnut Creek, Bentley High School in Lafayette and Head-Royce in Oakland. St. Isidore’s in Danville offers education from K-8th grade, with Carondelet and De La Salle High Schools in Concord offering a Catholic education for high school students. De La Salle is a nationally renowned for their phenomenal football team that had a 151 consecutive win streak. Additionally, the highly acclaimed Athenian School is located just at the base of Mt. Diablo minutes abutting Diablo Country Club. The school, whose mission statement “The Athenian School prepares students for the rigorous expectations of college and for a life of purpose and personal fulfillment.” offers instruction for grades 6-12 with students coming from all over the Bay Area and International locations.
Contra Costa County is a recreational hub with Mt. Diablo State Park, literally in the backyard along with many East Bay Regional Parks ideal for walking, hiking, picnicking and sports. The neighboring communities have wonderful shopping centers for day-to-day needs. The brand-new City Center Bishop Ranch is just a short 10-minute drive away where one can wander through shops such as Pottery Barn, William Sonoma, West Elm and Anthropologie! The renowned Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, 20 minutes north of Danville has everything – from Tiffany’s and Nordstrom and the Container Store to Apple and a Neiman Marcus! The shopping center has just gone through a nearly three-year renovation. Weekly Farmer’s Markets are a part of all the surrounding communities and excellent, highly rated and neighborhood restaurants are found in Blackhawk and all neighboring towns. There is also outstanding community theater, with the Lesher Regional Theater in Walnut Creek where national productions are a regular event, and the highly acclaimed California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda.
Danville enjoys year-round favorable weather. In addition, its close proximity to Napa, Sonoma, downtown San Francisco and Marin make day and evening trips easy. Carmel is only two hours away and Tahoe is three hours.
Town of Danville (www.ci.danville.ca.us.com)
East Bay Regional Parks (www.ebparks.org)
Blackhawk Auto Museum (www.blackhawkmuseum.org)
Danville Village Theatre www.danville.ca.gov/Enjoy_Danville/Art_and_Cullture/Village_Theatre_Shows/
Lesher Arts Center (www.lesherartscenter.org)
Diablo Country Club (www.diablocc.com)
Blackhawk Country Club (www.blackhawkcc.org)
Round Hill Country Club (www.rhcountryclub.com)
San Ramon Valley Unified School District (www.srvusd.k12.ca.us)
Monte Vista High School (www.mvhigh.org)
De La Salle High School
Carondelet High School (www.carondelet.net)
Athenian School (www.athenian.org)
Bentley School (www.bentleyschool.net)
Dorris-Eaton School (www.dorriseaton.com)
Jack and Caroline are a father/daughter team – knowledgable professionals with over 56 years of real estate experience in Alameda and Contra Costa counties and the top-producing agents in the Danville office of Pacific Union in 2009-2018. Selling a home is complex, especially in today’s dynamic market. The Schlendorfs will guide you every step of the way to make your transactions pleasant, understandable, and successful. Their skilled negotiating strategies, constant follow-up, and ethical standards give their clients an advantage in the marketplace.
They will show you exactly how to improve your property to increase your gain with their customized marketing, positioning, and pricing strategies. When this is combined with Compass’s local, national and global marketing reach, you are assured of the best-possible outcome.
As a dedicated real estate agent, I am qualified to guide you in buying or selling a home. I believe in using my skills in finance, contracts, negotiation and marketing to your best advantage.
Buying or selling a home is one of the most important transactions in the lives of many people. Because of that, it is important that you work with someone you trust and feel is a market expert with integrity. People trust me with their most-valuable asset. It’s a responsibility I take very seriously. I know that your success is my success.
I offer local expertise in a home market tailored to meet your needs. As a local professional, I know the neighborhoods, schools, market conditions, zoning regulations and local economy. I will do the leg work, keeping you up-to-date with new listings and conditions as they impact the market. I will make the process as pleasurable and stress-free an experience for you as I can.
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It was an amazing 2018 for Teresa Hooper and her clients as she closed over $40 million in transactions. Teresa was ranked #4 among all agents doing business in Alamo and Danville and hers listings sold on average in 17 days! In all of Contra Costa County, there were 1503 agents who closed four or more transactions. Among those agents without teams, Teresa ranked in the Top 10 for her sales volume.*
For the past 15 years, Teresa Hooper has been preparing homes for market in a way that spells results with bringing top selling prices for her clients. Her passion for design, space planning, organizing and having a Vision for every home that she sees has been the foundation of her incredible career. As the successful owner of HB Designs, she constantly heard from homeowners, “We could never have sold our house without you.” And that is what led her to become a realtor.
She knew her design background along with solid negotiation skills from many years in media sales, as well as running her own staging company would be the perfect fit for a successful real estate agent.
Teresa earned her real estate license in 2012 and hit the ground running! She has billed over $111 million in sales in just six years with a focus in the luxury home market. Her average sale was $1,750,000 last year. Teresa’s performance has put her among the elite top producing real estate agents in Contra Costa County.
Her work ethic is the driving force to her success ~ she is diligent, focused and does not miss a beat with the details. Her commitment to her clients and their needs is what sets her apart. Her approach is direct, analytical and always performed with the utmost professionalism. She outlines a detailed plan for every listing so that sellers know exactly what is happening ~ there is never a question as she is the ultimate planner. Her listings continue to sell at over asking price and at the highest cost per square foot, as they show much better than the competition. She strives for perfection in every aspect of her business. Working with Teresa is an all-inclusive package. She is hands-on with every aspect of the transaction.
Teresa loves working with both buyers and sellers and enjoys showing them potential where they never knew it existed. She knows how to improve a property in the most efficient manner and can direct her clients how to spend their budget wisely.
Teresa and her husband, Bill Hooper, have lived in Alamo and Danville for the past 16 years. They recently bought a property on El Pintado Road ~ now called The Hooper Farm. They are in the midst of major renovations and construction on their farm. Their twins, John and Lucy graduated from Monte Vista High School in 2015 and are now attending TCU and CU Boulder. She and Bill have been married for 28 years and are currently enjoying being Empty Nesters!
Growing up on a farm in Ohio with supportive parents taught her the value of hard work and integrity. Teresa graduated from The Ohio State University and is an avid Buckeye fan! She loves all sports with college football being her favorite.
*Based on MLS data 1/1/18-12/31/18.