Neighborhood: 16 - Fountain Valley / Northeast Hb, Stratford Homes I (sth1)
This updated, single level, four bedroom, Stratford home is situated on a prime large lot inside tract location, on the ocean side of the freeway. It is centrally located in an excellent school district, close to shopping and beaches with easy fwy access. McDowell park is located at the north end of the street.
A large east facing cinder block fenced backyard features a tiled and covered patio (shaded in the afternoon) which is ideal for entertaining. It includes Edison light for evening enjoyment. Mature Hass avocado, lemon, and tangerine trees produce tasty seasonal treats, plus dragon fruit, tomatoes, artichokes, and asparagus patches are already planted, leaving plenty of extra garden space to add your own favorites. A sprinkler system is in ground, and new vinyl yard side gates with locks were recently added. The two car garage features enough extra space for an extra refrigerator or freezer, a work counter, plenty of storage, and washer/dryer with electric/gas hook-ups.
The spacious kitchen, with direct garage access, features Corian countertops and sink with coved back-splash for easy disinfecting, a large built-in Bosch self-cleaning convection oven conveniently situated next to a Bosch 5 burner gas range and hood, a quiet Kitchen Aid 3 rack dishwasher, and lots of cupboard space. The breakfast bar opens to the dining/living room, featuring a versatile duel gas or wood burning fireplace, an Anderson sliding door with garden views, scraped ceilings and a skylight.
Updates in bathrooms include Kohler comfort height toilets, deep sink vanities with soft close drawers, medicine cabinets, and plank wood grain tile flooring. Ceiling fans are installed in all bedroom and dining area. Carpet is less than 2 yrs old. A new roof was installed in 2017 with a convenient catwalk in the attic. A new water softener and new water heater were recently installed. Termite clearance is already done. High quality Simonton energy efficient duel pane windows make this home light, bright, quiet and welcoming.