Located in the Tice Valley area of south Walnut Creek is this fantastic property that was once part of the old Castle Hill Ranch. The charming main house and cottage are privately nestled in the oak tree studded rolling hills with views of the canyon beyond. The + 2.34 acres is near the end of a private tree-lined country road yet just two miles to downtown Walnut Creek. The rustic, sun-drenched 3 bedrooms and 2 baths main house has a wonderful blend of old adobe bricks, wood beams and colorful tile work. Kitchen and dining area open on to a large deck overlooking the canyon below. A separate detached cottage with kitchen and bath, and a classic barn with four horse stalls from the days when the previous owner kept their horses on the property. The rural setting has local wildlife and birds. Easy commute location. Top Walnut Creek schools.