980 Castle Rock Road
Walnut Creek CA 94598
"Carter's Corral"

Sold $1,580,000

980 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek CA 94598

3 BD

2 BA

1,410 SF


2.39 acres

About 980 Castle Rock Road

First Time On Market In 75+ Years!

Welcome to 980 Castle Rock Road ~"Carter's Corral" where endless potential along with fabulous existing amenities & location await the savvy buyer looking to customize their own personal paradise. First time on maket in 75+ year, this wonderful VERY LEVEL 2.39 acre horse boarding & retirement facility is a well known local ranch offering stabling with large paddocks for more than 20 horses, ample trailer and equipment parking, and an outdoor arena. Lovely mature trees, shrubs, flowers, and succulents abound! Truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Zoned A2 Residential Agriculture, this zoning allows for all kinds of uses including nurseries, greenhouses, animal & poultry breeding, farm stands, family care homes, riding academies, kennels, and wineries (see disclosures for full list) and hosts an existing 1410 SF single-level, level-in original home along with an attached 2 car garage, a detached mobile home with full hookups, plus multiple outbuildings and barns. Perfect opportunity to own your own "ranchette" whatever your personal hobbies may be!

The home has lovely original hardwood flooring throughout, central Heat & AC, and wonderfully oversized bedrooms. Currently on Septic, the sewer main runs to the edge of the north next-door neighboor (see manhole in street), and the property still has the original Well along with City Water. This gorgeous land includes additional ample room for your own swimming pool, tennis court, putting green, or more garages, barns, and riding arenas. With highly acclaimed public schools (Walnut Acres Elementary, Foothill Middle, and Northgate High School) all less than 5 minutes away, and easy access to downtown Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Highway 680, and several different BART stations you can have it all on your own spectacular private estate playground.

This rare offering gives you the best of all worlds: a current original, charming home and property with a future only limited by your imagination. Ideally suited to animal enthusiasts of all kinds, hobbyists, car and equipment collectors, homeowners who are looking for a gorgeous custom home site, entertainers who love to host guests, and for all of those who crave land and freedom.

The property has deferred maintenance throughout which will not be fixed by Sellers. Absolutely NO showings without appointments -- showings for serious buyers only. There will be no Open Houses or Broker Tours.

Status: Sold

Features & Updates

  • 2.39 very level acres (104,108 sf lot)
  • Single-level, level-in 3 bedroom/2 bathrooms ranch home with attached 2 car garage
  • Central heat/AC and original hardwood flooring
  • Lovely mature trees, shrubs, flowers, and succulents abound
  • Detached mobile home with full hookups
  • Multiple accessory buildings, barns, sheds, paddocks, and amenities already in place
  • Outdoor riding arena
  • City Water (hooked up approx 2020) plus Well (not in use since 2020)
  • Zoning allows construction of second home
  • Adjacent to Castle Rock Park and Mt Diablo for wonderful Trail access
  • Highly acclaimed Walnut Acres Elementary, Foothill Middle, and Northgate High Schools

Location Details

The excellent location at 980 Castle Rock Road is just minutes from Heather Farm Park, swim clubs, trails, BART and 680/24 for easy freeway access to the whole Bay Area. Also very close to John Muir Hospital, Kaiser Hospital, restaurants, Whole Foods & Safeway Shopping Centers and minutes to downtown Walnut Creek, as well as top rated schools: Walnut Acres Elementary, Walnut Creek Intermediate, and Northgate High (check school availability).

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