One of the Most Exquisite Mediterranean Style Estates in the Heart of Silicon Valley, California with Fabulous Views
August 21, 2012 - Los Altos
This spectacular gated estate is nestled in a private 3.5+ acre parcel in a beautiful park-like setting. The property is surrounded by breathtaking Views, of Rolling Lawns, Mountains, Lake, Vineyards, City Lights, 50+ Oak trees, 40+ fruitless olive trees, 25,000 square feet of lawn and over 1000 rose bushes. Extraordinary Architecture and Design with modern conveniences blended with romantic old world finishes throughout to create an environment that is elegant enough for a prestigious event, yet comfortable and conducive to gatherings of family and friends.
At the front of the property are beautiful antique gates. Gates supported by imported natural stone columns, each decorated with an antique lamp on top for lighting. The driveway is about 250 Ft. long and bordered by large mature fruitless olive trees on each side of road creating an impressive canopy effect. In front of the main house a porte-cochere, fountain and pond with gentle sounds of trickling water. The entrance immediately reveals an ambiance of distinctive luxury. Custom copper-clad doors open from an amazing portico to an entrance salon that introduces the artisanship found throughout - hand-painted wall murals, venetian plaster finishes, lighting from a world- renowned artist, and materials imported from all over Europe. At every turn there is a terrace for extended outdoor living.
Spanning two levels, the home's personal accommodations are comprised of a spectacular formal living room, formal dinning room, Library, Media room, a master bedroom suite with full Bath, Jacuzzi, his and hers dressing rooms with elegant cabinetry, vanity and sink. Three bedrooms located in the lower level, ideal for family members or guests. In lower level by entry parlor a bonus wine cellar and gym. Main house has 7 Fireplaces. A detached guesthouse with two cottage style studio suites, each with full kitchen and bath, is perfect for adult children or long-term guest. Rounding out the amenities is a pool house complete with full kitchen and bath, steam room, and loggia that masterfully integrates the pool and spa. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley and the region's major airports, the San Francisco and San Jose International airport are only 25 minutes away. Fine Dining and major shopping centers are just 5 minutes away.
This Beautiful LOS ALTOS HILLS Estate is located in the heart of Silicon Valley in very close proximity to world-renowned companies like Google, Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook etc. The property is 10 minutes from one of the most prestigious Universities in the world (Stanford University). Our Unified School District in (Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Cupertino) have some of the highest API scores in the Nation and are just minutes away. Neighbor to one of the most desired and visited vacation destinations in the world is the City of (San Francisco) just a 30 minutes drive. The famous 17 Mile Drive, Carmel by the Sea and world-class golf venues (Pebble Beach and Spy Glass Hills etc.) are 75 minutes south.
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- Construction 1998, completely renovated and finished 2008
- Approximately 8,317 sq. ft. of total living space
- An Additional 4,459 sq. ft. of available (MDA)
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