5600 Forbes

5600 Forbes Drive, Other

  • Beds 6
  • Baths 4
  • Living 3,636 sq ft
  • Lot 9,963 sq ft
  • Offered at $1,998,000
  • Sold for $2,350,001

This beautifully updated home offers a fabulous and functional floor plan, open-concept great room design, a main-level bedroom or home office, and five upper-level bedrooms including the expansive primary suite and an additional suite. Throughout the home you’ll find luxury finishes, high ceilings, and tall windows with wood shutters. The living and dining rooms sit at the front of the home, and through a convenient butler’s pantry you have the gorgeous chef’s kitchen with a large quartz-topped island, the spacious family room, and access to the yard. Upstairs, double doors open to the primary suite complete with a marble-appointed spa bath and walk-in closet. Outdoor entertaining is breeze with a wraparound yard that includes vast patios, a covered dining patio, a covered outdoor kitchen, stone waterfall, tropical plantings, and access to a sunroom/recreation room ideal for gatherings. A home that has it all, just minutes from Hwy 880 and 84, BART, shopping, and major tech employers!

Amenities of the Home include:

  • Beautifully updated home with a fabulous, functional floor plan and a wraparound entertainer’s yard
  • Formal living and dining room, plus a spacious great room with backyard access
  • 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
  • Approximately 3,636 square feet
  • Lot size of approximately 9,963 square feet
  • Luxury finishes, high ceilings, tall windows with wood shutters, and wide plank luxury vinyl tile floors
  • Classic curb appeal with a crisp stucco exterior, level lawn, manicured plantings, and a wide walkway to the double door entrance
  • Two-story foyer with a striking glass chandelier overhead
  • Living room/dining room combination overlooking the front of the home with windows along two walls, French doors to the sunroom, and a crystal chandelier defining the dining room
  • A butler’s pantry connects the dining room to the kitchen with a quartz counter, upper and lower storage, and an adjacent walk-in pantry
  • The open-concept great room includes the beautifully remodeled kitchen, casual dining room, and family room
  • The chef’s kitchen features stunning white quartz countertops, abundant white cabinetry, full-height hexagonal tile backsplashes, a large center island with breakfast bar seating and a wide stainless steel sink, a crystal chandelier, recessed lighting, and a built-in workstation 
  • Stainless steel appliances include: KitchenAid wall oven and microwave, KitchenAid refrigerator, Samsung 5-burner gas cooktop, Zephyr exhaust, KitchenAid dishwasher
  • The casual dining room features windows with wood shutters, and a sliding glass door to the yard
  • The family room features a wall of backyard view windows, a crystal flush-mount light fixture, a built-in media center, a gas fireplace with a stone surround, recessed lighting, and sound speakers
  • The large fully-enclosed sunroom or recreation room includes extensive media wiring,  bar, Haier refrigerator, two lighted ceiling fans, a stained glass light fixture, and tile floors
  • The main-level bedroom, or ideal home office, features a lighted ceiling fan, windows on two walls, recessed lighting, and a closet with mirrored doors
  • The hall bathroom serves the main living areas and features porcelain tile floors, a marble-topped vanity with a glass vessel sink, decorative tile backsplashes, a motion sensing toilet, and a glass-enclosed stall shower with tile floors and feature strip, rain shower head, handheld spray, and an oversized soap niche
  • The laundry room features a GE washer and dryer, upper linen storage, and a door to the garage
  • Double doors open to the expansive primary suite with plush carpet, windows on two walls, a lighted ceiling fan, built-ins, a gas fireplace with a tile surround and hearth, and a spa-like en suite bath with tile floors, a marble-topped dual-sink vanity with a makeup counter between, decorative tile backsplashes, white cabinetry, a deep freestanding tub, a fully-customized walk-in closet with mirrored doors, and a glass-enclosed stall shower with handheld and side sprays, bench seat, and an oversized soap niche
  • The next bedroom features a substantial workstation, a closet with mirrored doors, carpet, a lighted ceiling fan, recessed lighting, and a tall window
  • Two bedrooms feature carpeted floors, closets with mirrored doors, lighted ceiling fans, and tall windows
  • The hall bathroom features tile floors, a quartz topped dual-sink vanity, mosaic tile backsplashes, a large linen closet, and a separate commode room with a Cascade toilet/bidet, and a glass-enclosed stall shower with a fold-down bench seat, and luxury shower panel
  • A bedroom suite features carpeted floors, a closet with mirrored doors, windows on two walls for natural light, a lighted ceiling fan, and an en suite bath with porcelain tile floors, recessed lighting, a marble-topped vanity, mosaic tile backsplash, and a glass-enclosed stall shower with a rain shower head, handheld spray, and mosaic tile feature strip
  • The wraparound entertainer’s yard includes a vast pebble stone patio, lawn areas, mature perimeter plantings, tropical plantings, a covered dining patio, a cascading rock waterfall, and a covered outdoor kitchen with an elevated flagstone patio, stone barbecue island, prep sink, and a built-in grill
  • Attached two-car garage with built-in storage, plus an additional one-car garage
  • Just minutes from Hwy 880 and 84, BART, shopping, and major tech employers
  • Newark schools: Birch Grove Elementary, Newark Junior High, Newark Memorial High School (buyer to confirm enrollment)
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Specific Schools

Elementary School

Birch Grove Elementary

  • 6071 Smith Ave
  • Grades: K-6
  • School Type: Elementary School
  • Student Enrollment:
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Jr. High School

Newark Junior High

  • 6201 Lafayette Ave
  • Grades: 6-8
  • School Type: Jr. High School
  • Student Enrollment:
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High School

Newark Memorial High School

  • 39375 Cedar Blvd
  • Grades: 9-12
  • School Type: High School
  • Student Enrollment:
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