There is general rule of thumb In real estate that if you want a larger home you aren’t likely going to find it close to town. If you need more space for your family then you will probably have to go up in the hills. 89 Alta Vista is an option that affords both a walk to downtown location as well as an expansive 5 bedroom 3,000 square foot house. This recently remodeled home has stylish finishes and a practical, open floor plan. A gracious formal living room with wood burning fireplace and built in bookcases. The huge, chef’s kitchen has Sub Zero fridge, 6 burner Viking range, wine fridge, breakfast island and is open to both the dining room and a large family room with entertainment center, gas fireplace and French doors to the backyard. The main floor also has two bedrooms and 1 full bath which are well suited for a home office and long term guests. The dramatic master suite is located on the second floor and has tall, vaulted ceiling, gas fireplace, private deck with gas fire pit, large walk in closet and a hotel suite like bathroom with steam shower, double vanity and sleek finishes. There are two other large bedrooms and a remodeled Jack and Jill bathroom on this level. The backyard has a concrete patio with built-in outdoor kitchen, Barbeque, sauce pan station and sink. There is a level lawn for kicking a soccer ball, hot tub and dramatic waterfall feature. A two car garage and two separate storage rooms provide additional room for a larger families’ gear and supplies. At last a home that doesn’t require a compromise for people who want to live in a family friendly neighbor close to Boyle Park, downtown and the freeway for easy commuting, while also providing lots of space for a family to grow into over the years. Let’s face it, who wants to drive up a long, windy road to pick up the kids after school and who wants to move every five years to accommodate a families growing needs. Finally, a solution with no sacrifice required.