This sublimely private estate property embodies the very best of the understated and exclusive Portola Valley lifestyle, spanning just over 11 acres (3 parcels). Formal gardens and stretches of lawn complement the grand 2-story residence while vast sun-swept meadows and specimen trees create an ambiance that is decidedly country. There is also a 2-bedroom caretaker's cottage, swimming pool, spa, sauna and tennis court. Corte Madera creek borders part of the property. Seemingly miles away from everything, yet just moments to downtown amenities and freeway access, this unmatched property offers the appeal of its proximity to Silicon Valley and San Francisco business centers.
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
Privately positioned in sought-after Westridge, this home is surrounded by a setting of glorious oak trees combined with wide open and sweeping views of the valley and out to the Bay. The home's Spanish styling is immediately apparent with its classic red tile roof, graceful arches, and earthen color palette. Perfectly suited to the architecture is the professionally designed landscaping, which integrates native plantings with accents of color and wrought iron railings lining paths and staircases waving throughout the grounds. Custom built in 1999, the home has 5 bedroom suites; a tremendous eat-in kitchen with doors leading to the outdoor deck area; the adjacent family room has a fireplace, French doors to the rear deck and a wet bar. Portola Valley schools.
This unique custom-built home by Tincher Construction enjoys spectacular views of the Bay and mountains. Walls of windows and spacious decks extend the living area to encompass vistas of unbroken countryside. The dramatic skylit entrance salon and soaring living room open to views on 3 sides, balanced by intimate retreats such as the walnut-paneled study and the master bedroom suite with a private deck and two separate dressing areas and bathrooms. The lower-level bedroom suite, with a kitchenette and living room, provides a private retreat for guests or staff. Additional features include a dedicated office, customized workshop, large hobby room, cedar-lined sauna, wine cellar and an elevator. Adding to the allure of Portola Valley Ranch's unobstructed natural landscaping are its community amenities including a vineyard, clubhouse, swimming pools and tennis courts, children's playground and miles of hiking trails. Detached 2-car garage.
Recently remodeled, painted and staged 3 bedroom/2 bath ranch-style home with unbelieveable views of the western hills. Updated kitchen with granite counters, wood-burning fireplace in the living room/dining room, and a large family room with glass doors that open to the rear deck and views beyond. The grounds of 1 acre in central Portola Valley include a vineyard and a huge variety of fruit trees. Gated driveway. Portola Valley schools. Please call Mary 888-0860 or Brent 888-4898 for more information.
A circular driveway, Connecticut bluestone walkway, and covered front porch welcome you to this extensively rebuilt ranch-style home, situated on park-like grounds that back up to the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve. Four bedrooms, three tiled bathrooms, 2-way fireplace between the living room and dining area adjacent to kitchen, separate family room. The kitchen features select Hickory cabinetry, Caesar-stone counters, and stainless steel appliances including a 48" Wolfe range with 6 gas burners and griddle and 2 ovens, Vinotemp undercounter wine cooler, Subzero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and Panasonic microwave. Recessed lighting, new white oak floors throughout, custom cabinetry, Hunter-Douglass woven wood shades, redwood decks off several rooms, and a two-car tandem carport. New roof in 2004, rebuilt in 2007. The grounds feature a perimeter of mature trees, meandering crushed gravel walkways, a ‘dry' stone creek, raised vegetable beds, a variety of fruit trees and flowering shrubs, children's play structure, and swimming pool. Adding to the appeal is a gazebo that overlooks Corte Madera Creek which runs through the back of the property. Portola Valley schools. SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Beautifully remodeled 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath home, situated on a quiet cul-de-sac, is poised to offer the best of Ladera and Portola Valley living. The single-level floorplan presents a welcoming ambiance with crown molding, random plank hardwood flooring, and large expanses of windows overlooking lovely garden and hill views. Skylights enhance the sense of light-filled proportion. Formal and everyday living areas graciously accommodate entertaining and enjoyment of the beguiling outdoor setting. The living room with fireplace imparts quiet elegance overlooking soothing views; the formal dining room with a concealed dry bar opens to the splendid rear grounds and overlooks the pool. Stylishly appointed and united in a wonderful space for relaxation, socializing, and culinary pursuits are the granite-finished chef's kitchen, family room with fireplace, and casual dining area. Sliding doors extend the space to the large covered arbor and outdoor fireplace. A dedicated bedroom wing provides personal seclusion and leads to the spacious master suite, which opens to a secluded deck. A wonderfully versatile room is ideally suited for use as an office, playroom, or 2nd family room. Not to be overlooked are the sunny and private rear grounds, bordered by seasonal color and featuring a dark-bottom pool and spa. Close to major commute thoroughfares and shopping, this special home also enjoys access to acclaimed Las Lomitas schools and the many benefits of Ladera community living and the Ladera Recreation Center.