This 2-story residence - approximately 12,180 sq ft - was completely remodeled and expanded in 2001 by noted architect Andrew Skurman and construction by Gary Lencioni. Located in the prestigious Menlo Circus Club area, the 2+ acre estate offers an exercise cabana, guest cabana with full bath, pool, tennis court, enormous brick terrace with firepit and barbecue center, paved jogging path and children's play area with built-in trampoline. Additional amenities include programmable Vantage lighting system, security alarm system, radiant-heated marble and wood floors on the main level, numerous skylights added during the remodel, concealed theatre projection system in the living room, family room with recreation area, full bar and wine cellar, roof replaced during remodel. Menlo Park schools.
Once in a lifetime will someone be fortunate enough to have the opportunity to purchase a property such as this, situated on 10.35 acres at the top of a knoll. One of the largest Atherton parcels available in many years, this property is offered for purchase for the first time in over 40 years. The handsome one-story home, built in 1917 for Virginia Poole Sprague as a wedding present, was designed by George Howard as a free interpretation of Le Petit Trianon. It has only had 5 owners, including prominent San Franciscan Louis Lurie, who hired Gardner A. Dailey to remodel it. In addition to the main one-level home with ceilings more than 13 feet in height, there is a 4-bedroom guest home, 2-bedroom maid's quarters, and a 1-bedroom cabana. The grounds offer unbelievable views of the western hills, filtered views of San Francisco Bay, expansive lawns, brick pathways, formal gardens, and a huge semicircular swimming pool. This secluded and sought-after area of West Atherton enjoys top-rated Las Lomitas Schools and proximity to Highway 280 linking San Francisco and Silicon Valley
An exquisite expression of the guiding principles of Japanese aesthetics, Larry Ellison´s extraordinary West Atherton estate offers visual appeal around every corner. Abundant windows and sliding glass doors with pocket shoji screens open to the exquisitely landscaped grounds, affording seamless integration between the interior spaces and the Japanese gardens. The elegant and flowing floorplan of 7 bedrooms and 7.5 baths is arranged over two levels, highlighted by a sumptuous master suite with a fireplace and two full bathrooms. The outstanding grounds of approximately 1.78 acres include an authentic Japanese tea house, exquisite Japanese strolling gardens with decks, ponds, waterfalls, koi pond, an in-ground spa off the master suite, and a dark-bottom swimming pool rimmed with boulders that melds into the landscape. Each season is announced by a timed burst of color. Located near the Menlo Circus Club. Menlo Park schools.
The Hopkins McNear Estate, commissioned in 1909 by E.W. Hopkins & designed by Bliss and Faville, has been impeccably restored for the 21st Century with state-of-the-art systems by the renowned Orlando Diaz Azcuy Design Associates & acclaimed builder, Ryan Associates. It offers a once in a lifetime experience of living in unsurpassed elegance, detail & beauty. This significant home has a timeless interior of noble scale. The home has an eight car subterranean garage and is sited on over two acres of beautiful landscaped grounds. SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
This stunning new home is privately located at the end of a cul-de-sac on a beautifully landscaped 1.5 acre lot. The main home features 5 generous bedroom suites, including two equally spacious master suites, one on each level. The main level features the two-story high entrance salon with limestone slab flooring and a grand staircase, powder room, living room with fireplace, formal dining room, magnificent chef's kitchen with butler's pantry and casual dining area, wine cellar, family room with marble fireplace, master bedroom suite, and library with marble fireplace. The second Master suite, 3 family bedroom suites, theatre or second family room and laundry room are located on the second level. The fully-equipped guesthouse has a full kitchem, large bedroom, gym, cedar sauna, concealed laundry closet, and 2 bathrooms. Additional amenities include programmable home automation system, Panasonic telephone system, surround sound in several rooms and pool area, central vacuum, and security system. The gorgeous rear grounds feature a covered terrace with ceiling heaters, pergola-covered limestone dining area with wood-burning masonry fireplace, built-in DCS BBQ, sink, dishwasher and under-counter refrigerator; grecian-style pool and elevated spa, dedicated children's play area. Detached 4-car tandem garage, slate tile roofing, and all copper gutter and downspouts.
This magnificent French chateau, "Le Soleil", built in the 1920's on approximately 5 acres of exquisitely landscaped grounds, has been restored and renovated to its original splendor. The grand formal areas include a marble-finished entrance salon, ballroom, dining room, morning room, casual dining room, professionally equipped French country kitchen, billiard room/library, wine cellar with tasting bar, and family room with fireplace and media cabinetry. Seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and two half-baths. The secluded hilltop setting includes vast stretches of lawn and formal gardens, a tennis court, swimming pool, spa, croquet lawn, private vineyard, generator, and garage space for nine cars. Shown by appointment.
Gorgeous new Tuscan villa with unsurpassed attention to detail on 1.35+/- acres in prime West Atherton. 6 bedrooms, dramatic kitchen and family room, temperature controlled wine room, theatre, walnut paneled library, mahogany windows and doors, and much much more. The exquisite landscaped grounds feature heritage olive trees, a dining pavilion with fireplace and full kitchen, pool and spa. Must see to appreciate.
This stately Mediterranean villa is located in the prime Menlo Circus Club area of Atherton. The main level features a grand entrance salon that opens to the rear loggia, elegant living room, formal dining room, an elaborate butler's pantry, a morning room for casual dining, a tremendous chef's kitchen, step-down family room adjacent to the kitchen, and a master suite with fireplace. The upper level has two bedroom suites, including the elaborate master suite with marble bath, a den/study, laundry room and an expansive terrace with retractable awnings. The lower level includes a billiards room, a concealed brick wine cellar, an authentic movie theatre, exercise room, darkroom, half-bath, staff apartment with full kitchen and outside entrance, and oversized laundry/service rooms. The professionally landscaped grounds of approximately 1.55 acres include a rear loggia with marble flooring, tremendous circular tiered fountain and reflecting pool beyond the loggia, pool with concealed solar heating, separate spa, pool house with kitchen and bath, formal rose garden, raised vegetable beds, arbor-covered sitting area, vast stretches of level lawn in both front and rear grounds, and a paved path that encircles the sides and rear of the property. 4-car and 2-car detached garages. Additional amenities include fully customized walk-in closets, elevator access to all three floors, Elan sound system with 8 zones and individual volume controls, alarm system with X10 automatic lighting system, Panasonic PBX phone system, 2 central vacuum systems, TV and components in each bedroom, 6 heating and A/C zones, a 3rd laundry facility and extensive cabinetry in the 4-car garage, an additional electronic gate at the entrance to garages and motorcourt, double 2'x6' exterior wall construction, and integrally colored plaster exterior with tiled roof and copper downspouts. Menlo Park Schools