This extraordinary residence, built in 1905, has been extensively remodeled by Van Acker Construction, designed by Ugo Sap. It begins with an unassuming front entrance yet is exquisitely designed and appointed inside with every amenity needed for an executive lifestyle. The interiors are superbly finished with understated elegance and rare finishes including pecan floors and vertical grain custom cabinetry. Spaces are carefully planned for showcasing a collection of fine art including a dedicated art gallery and customized lighting throughout. Entertaining groups of all sizes is easily accomodated with separate butler and bar pantries, a removable tent for the rear terrace, and the piece de resistance - a wine cellar plus a detached wine chapel with capacity for a total of approximately 9000 bottles. Two offices in the main residence plus fully customized office space in the detached recreation room cater to the executive lifestyle. The manicured, private grounds of appropximately 2.35 acres are equally impressive and include a dark-bottom pool bordered by lawn, a formal parterre garden tucked away beyond a charming gate, well for irrigation, and a staging area and workshop for gardeners with a separate gated entrance. Guest quarters with bedroom and full bath are located adjacent to the rec room with private outside entrance. Additional amenities include a laundry/crafts room with sink and full bath located near the kitchen; huge lower level storage room; detached 3-car garage plus significant off-street parking; automatic concealed solar shades in the art gallery, living room, and dining room, and solar and black-out shades in the master suite; security alarm and surveillance system; LifeTouch programmable lighting; distributed audio in the main house, including surround sound in the family room and a separate system in the master suite and exercise room; multiple zone hot water forced air heating plus central A/C, and a backup generator.
Located on Atherton's premier street near the Menlo Circus Club, this remodeled and updated home presents a classic example of French provincial architecture. Rows of sycamores, formal gardens, and an inlaid stone motor court lead to the home, while the manicured rear grounds include a pool, fully-equipped one-bedroom guesthouse, and expansive dining pavilion with fireplace. Spanning two levels and approximately 8000 square feet of luxurious living, the home's personal accomodations include 4 upper-level bedroom suites and au pair/guest quarters on the main level. Additional amenities include security alarm, central vacuum, 4 heating/air conditioning zones, water filtration system, sound system with individual room controls, CAT5 wiring, Lutron programmable lighting, warm floors in the laundry room, master bath, and au pair bedroom. Detached 4-car tandem garage. Lot size approximately 1.28 acres. Menlo Park schools. The home is currently leased - please allow 24 hours to schedule a showing. Call Mary 888-0860 or Brent 888-4898 for more information or to schedule a showing. SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Originally built in 1991 and extensively remodeled in 2002, this home is discretely positioned beyond lush English gardens in a premier central Atherton location. Fine oak floors, classically elegant millwork, and the perfect stone selections combine for an ambiance that is sophisticated yet eminently comfortable for everyday living. Five en-suite bedrooms and 2 powder rooms provide ample accomodations in the 2-story main residence, while a fully equipped guest house provides even more space for guests or staff. The grounds of approximately one acre are equally impressive, designed for color and fragrance at every season - and all revolving around a sparkling pool in a very private setting. Detached 3-car garage with half bath. Completing the appeal is its access to award-winning Las Lomitas schools and proximity to both Silicon Valley and San Francisco.
Privately located on a 1.6 acre flag lot, this estate property has been transformed into a residence of chic sophistication. Spanning 3 levels above ground, every room is grand in size and filled with extraordinary natural light. The main level is devoted to public spaces - a grand foyer with marble floor, imperial staircase, and 2-story ceiling, living room, library, media room/office, dining room, kitchen, and family room. The second floor accomodates 5 bedroom suites including the lavish master, and the third floor offers flexible space for play or fitness. The resort-like grounds include a pool, spa, tennis court, sweeping terrace, studio cabana and a 4-car and a 6-car garage. Las Lomitas schools.
Sweeping Bay views to San Francisco, a sophisticated one-level home, and magnificent gardens combine at this rare Atherton setting on over 1.6 acres. Offering supreme privacy at the end of a cul-de-sac, the awe-inspiring views at the front of the home are complemented by Thomas Church gardens and resort-like rear grounds with a crescent-shaped dark bottom pool, elevated spa, and vast terraces. Roses and specimen flowers fill the property with color and fragrance - beginning on the driveway's edge and continuing to dedicated raised beds by the greenhouse and elevated sitting areas beside the waterfall. The main residence, with professionally designed interiors of absolute luxury, takes full advantage of the sun-swept garden views with massive walls of windows and sliding glass doors that seamlessly blur the distinction between the indoors and the outside. A detached guest house (currently used as 2 separate offices each with its own entrance) plus detached studio apartment, all connected by a series of vine-covered pergolas, enhance the accommodations and provide flexibility for office use if needed. Adding to the appeal of this premier property is its access to award-winning Las Lomitas schools. Co-listed withRoyce Cablayan/Sereno Group: 650-224-1711. SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - please call Mary, Brent or Royce to schedule a showing.
Plaster walls with integral color and hand-hewn hickory floors create an air of rustic Mediterranean romance throughout this large custom h ome built in 2002. Artistic elements infuse handcrafted beauty, towering ceilings add an overwhelming sense of volume, and French doors open from almost every room to a balcony or terrace. Dedicated home theatre, wine cellar, fitness room (7th bedroom). Spacious personal accomodations are comprised of 7 bedrooms, including the main-floor master suite. The grounds feature a studio pool house with full bath, pool and elevated spa, firepit, play area, and detached 3-car garage. Menlo Park schools
Originally designed by Willis Polk, this home was redesigned and expanded in 2010 by John Malik with traditional New England styling, featuring fine oak floors inlaid with feature strips, crisp white millwork with elaborate paneling, and refined stone selections of limestone and Calacatta marble. Abundant French doors open to spacious garden terraces. The 2-story floor plan has 6 bedrooms and 5.5 baths, highlighted by a luxurious master suite on the main floor, plus a private access suite perfect for au pair, and 4 bedrooms upstairs, two with en suite baths. The pool house has an integrated Murphy bed, kitchenette, full bath and an outdoor fireplace. The ~1.15 acre grounds, designed by Suzman and Cole Design Associates, offer a pool, spa, and brick terraces. Co-listed with Lance Freeman, PPG
New 2-story mediterranean-style home built in 2009, designed by Roger Kohler on a 40,260 sq.ft. lot featuring a pool, 2 fountains, expanse of level lawn, and a pergola-covered side terrace. 6 bedroom suites - 2 on the main floor and 4 on the second floor including the master suite with fireplace. Paneled library, formal living and dining rooms, chef's kitchen and adjacent family room. French doors open from several rooms to the lovely rear grounds and entertaining terrace. Detached 3-car garage.
Contemporary home built in 2009 on 2.5 acres, designed by F. John Richards with panoramic views of Windy Hill and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Mostly one level with a lower level 2-room suite with bath and separate entrance. The main level features generous decks for indoor-outdoor living, large master suite, library, living room with masonry fireplace (gas burning with electronic ignition), dining room that seats 12, kitchen with top-quality appliances, breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, family room contiguous with kitchen with media center and desk, second 2-room bedroom suite, laundry, workshop and an attached 2-car garage. Additional amenities include granite counters, travertine & marble baths, bamboo and cork flooring; birch cabinetry, vaulted ceilings, hoisway in place for future elevator, radiant heat, A/C, low-E dual glazed windows and doors, copper gutters, concrete decks, solar-ready roof and electrical conduits. An additional building site has been approved by the Town of PV, and is suitable for a guesthouse (maximum size allowed by the Town is 750sf) and/or pool. Portola Valley schools