Rare 3BD/2BA Level-In Contemporary nestled on a ¼ acre+ lot directly across from scenic Deerview Park and just steps from the community pool in the coveted Columbia Community of Castro Valley. Built new in 1986, 17252 Columbia Drive greets visitors with an open concept floor plan, high-ceilings, AND lots of square footage, in and out, all perfect for today’s at-home lifestyles. The home’s main living area features a living room/dining room combination with fireplace, a large eat-in kitchen, an adjoining family room with 2nd fireplace, PLUS a flexible den, home office or hobby/guest room. Towards the back of the home is a spacious master suite with lots of closet space and sliding doors to the rear yard, two ample additional bedrooms, a 2nd full bath, AND a laundry room/utility with room for storage. Fresh paint and carpets run throughout. Out back is a large and private rear yard with level patio and open areas ready for entertainment and play, as well as terraced nature areas. A large two car garage with room for storage completes this expansive opportunity. Wonderful park-adjacent location, with exclusive access to the community pool, jacuzzi & children’s pool, AND access to top-rated Castro Valley schools and easy commute via BART and 580/680/880 freeway access, make this a must see!