Description for 693 W 9th Street, Claremont, CA 91711
New price! This custom 4 bedroom, 3 bath Cape Cod is an entertainer’s dream in the Claremont Village. Built by Don Hershey in 1953, enlarged by Fred McDowell in 2000 and retrofitted for energy efficiency by Home Performance Matters in 2012, this 3,985 sq. ft. home is the best of old and new. It features expansive living, dining and garden rooms with 2 fireplaces and multiple French doors leading to the private backyard. Bay windows, skylights and vaulted ceilings spill natural light throughout the home and custom lighting makes the walls art-ready. The well-conceived floorplan has the eat-in kitchen at the center of the house & easy access to all rooms and a split stairway to upstairs, where 2 large bedrooms boast closets galore. Outdoors, Japanese-style gardens and a beautiful stone waterfall offer daily serenity. A backyard flex-space can be re-imagined as grassy lawn or more entertaining space. Home office with built-ins and private entrance, wet bar with wine fridge, oak floors, solid milled doors, new windows, crown molding, ceiling fans, recessed LED lights, landscape lighting on timers, fruit trees, new paint in/out. The energy retrofit added wall/attic insulation, 2 HVAC units, water heater, ducting, and crawlspace sealing, making this home comfortable on the hottest days. A 2-car garage has custom storage. Sited on a prominent corner with wide, tree-lined streets, walking distance to the downtown Village, Memorial Park, schools, the colleges and shopping on Foothill.