500 Bear Valley Road
Aptos, California, United States


Attic Storage, Ceiling Fan, Garden, Hot Tub, Large Kitchen Island, Pantry, Pool, Walk-In Closets.

Interior features

Built-in Bookcases/Shelves, Ceiling Fans, Skylight.


Family Room, Formal Dining Room, Inside Laundry, Living Room, Storage Room.

Exterior features



This gated private country estate is in a close in Aptos Hills location. The setting and the grounds are magical. The home is surrounded by 3 acres of mature, deer-fenced gardens and includes 20- total acres that fronts on Valencia Creek. The beautifully designed 4000sf, 5 bedroom and 3 bath home includes an 800 sf garage with a large unfinished attic space above, and plenty of parking. The home is designed so that all of the rooms take advantage of the setting. The living room is perfect for entertaining, warmed by a beautiful wood-burning fireplace with limestone hearth and enjoys eight large picture windows that open the room to views of the front gardens and redwood forests.

The exquisite, modern kitchen includes a Viking professional range with a custom Miele hood, Viking double oven, Subzero refrigerator, wine refrigerator, and custom fir, steel and glass cabinets. The Ceasar stone island and countertops provide both a great prep space and informal seating. Huge picture windows behind the sink and breakfast nook overlook the back gardens and pool. The kitchen is open to the large family room, with cathedral ceiling and skylights, wood burning fireplace and slate hearth. Other features include Custom crafted bookcases, mantel and patio door with a Douglas fir motif. All along the back of the home doors open to decks and outdoor living and entertaining areas.

The large dining room opens onto a redwood deck and offers views of the redwood forests and gardens. There is also an attractive office /bedroom and full bath on the entry level. The second floor hallway crosses the length of the house and opens up to the family room area below. The huge master suite features seating areas, cathedral ceilings with skylights, wood-burning fireplace with limestone hearth, a walk in dressing room and views of the garden. The bath features a heated limestone floor, custom cabinets, a European soaking tub and spacious limestone tile shower. There are 3 additional attractive bedrooms on the upper level.

The ultimate attractions are the grounds that have been developed through the years by the owners. The gorgeous natural setting sets the stage but the gardens have evolved and matured into something truly wonderful. Arcades of different species of maples, over 100 roses bushes, an abundance of flowering shrubs, ornamental grasses, and fruit trees are all framed by the towering redwood forest. Secret gardens, grape arbor, wandering paths, meandering creek , pool with waterfall and spa, and deck with fire pit and barbeque area all add to the appeal of this special property.

Come take a look...you'll want to stay for a lifetime.


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David Lyng Real Estate

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