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Hillside modern marvel with pool and views asks $4.9M

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Cor-ten steel mixes with reclaimed redwood beams

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Location: Lafayette, California

Price: $4,895,000

The San Francisco bay area has no shortage of acclaimed homes, but the latest to cross our desk is this five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath gem in Lafayette, California. Designed by the award-winning architect Greg Faulkner, the home juxtaposes Cor-ten steel’s rich oxidized patina with the softer texture of reclaimed redwood beams.

The home measures 5,135 square feet in total over three levels, with east-facing and clerestory windows that capture optimal light. Floor-to-ceiling slats of walnut are the centerpiece of the open-concept entertaining spaces, used both as a design element and a way to permeate the area with natural light.

Outside, 1,400 square feet of Ipe decks complement terraced patios and a top-notch pool. Throw in the hillside oak and fruit trees on 1.02 acres and unobstructed views of Mt. Diablo, and this modern marvel makes for a perfect California retreat.

If Cor-ten steel makes your heart swoon, 3983 Canyon Road is on the market now for $4,895,000.