An endearing estate in Menlo Park
Where: 354 Encinal Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025 (Listing | Tour)
Charming, updated and expanded with a lovely backyard, this single-family home in San Mateo County offers vaulted ceilings, beautiful hardwood and travertine flooring and an abundance of space. A granite peninsula counter and stainless steel appliances highlight the incredible kitchen, which also opens to a lush backyard. The breakfast bar and dining area make for the perfect place to entertain family and friends. A secret, bonus room upstairs provides the owner of this home with a customizable area for whatever hobby they choose. A close drive to Stanford University and all of Silicon Valley, this estate offers comfort and luxurious living fit for any family.
The 2,679 square-foot home and property include:
- 4 beds
- 3 baths
- Attached 2-car garage
- Wood burning fireplace
- High, vaulted ceilings
- Hardwood and travertine flooring
- Bonus hobby room
- Master suite and master bath with heated floors and steam shower
Listed as $2,928,000 by Maggie Garside Heilman of the Menlo Park office
A waterfront oasis in San Mateo County
Where: 201 Surfbird Isle, Foster City, CA 94404 (Listing | Tour)
With an unmatched end-of-island location in Foster City, this stunning home sits on a wide waterfront with ideal sun exposure. Extensively remodeled in 2005, this energy-efficient property offers luxurious amenities and a low-maintenance space ideal for entertaining and today’s active lifestyles. Gleaming bamboo and fine carpeting cover the floors, including a spacious master suite, office with prime water vistas and a tech-friendly home movie theater. The contemporary kitchen is the heart of the home and features a cathedral ceiling, opening skylight, custom white oak cabinets, natural stone surfaces and sliding doors to the outside deck. The master suite is its own sanctuary having access to a private deck and spa.
An expansive waterfront deck with bench seating allows you to entertain a crowd or to hold smaller, more intimate gatherings with close family and friends. From here you can watch passing boats or enjoy the beautiful nature of the area. Foster City provides small town ambiance with big amenities, and being just minutes away from freeways, shopping and San Francisco attractions, this estate is its own convenient oasis.
The 2,290 square-foot home and property include:
- 3 beds
- 3 baths
- 2-car garage
- Direct access to waterfront
- Boat docking and water sports equipment storage
- Bamboo flooring and vaulted ceiling
- Energy-efficient and low-maintenance space
- Home theater system
Listed as $2,428,000 by Sue Dickey of the San Mateo office
A canyon paradise in Larkspur
Where: 115 Wilson Way, Larkspur, CA 94939 (Listing | Tour)
Close to boundless trails in Larkspur’s coveted Madrone Canyon, this property offers mesmerizing vistas from the privacy of your own home. Four back decks and a front patio provide endless ways to take in the surrounding nature. An ample amount of natural light fills the home as large windows throughout accentuate its luxurious design while maximizing the views. Other features of the home include an attached guest suite with a separate entrance, spacious workroom, loft living room and abundant storage throughout. This estate enthralls even the most meticulous buyer.
The 2,803 square-foot home and property include:
- 4 beds
- 4 baths
- 2-car garage
- Attached guest suite
- 4 back decks and private front patio
Take a tour of the home this Sunday June 4 from 2-4 p.m. and see this canyon paradise in Marin County for yourself.
Listed as $1,995,000 by Jonathan Marks of the Corte Madera-Central Marin office
A stylish estate in San Marcos Heights
Where: 14742 Via De Marcos, Saratoga, CA 95070 (Listing | Tour)
Enhance the way you live and move into this beautifully remodeled Saratoga estate on a 1.2-acre lot, just listed earlier this month. Located in one of the most upscale neighborhoods in Silicon Valley, San Marcos Heights, this luxurious property has an open floor plan, contemporary finishes and plenty of modern amenities. These include Italian white oak hardwood floors, a gourmet kitchen with quartz countertops and a home theater media room.
Outside the home, a sprawling yard, beautiful rose garden and breathtaking views of the nearby mountains await. This property also offers a fenced-in deck with fire pit and pergola, as well as a custom spa and swimming pool. With its private cul-de-sac location and close vicinity to the beautiful open trails of San Marcos, this home’s setting in Santa Clara County is as serene as it is sophisticated.
The 5,143 square-foot home and property include:
- 5 bedrooms
- 6 baths
- Attached 3-car garage
- Vaulted ceilings and hardwood flooring
- Home theater media room
- Multiple fireplaces and fire pit
- Swimming pool and spa
Listed as $6,500,000 by Laura DeFilippo of the Los Gatos office
A private retreat set against a rolling hillside
Where: 14205 Shannon Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032 (Listing | Tour)
Enjoy direct access to stunning views and open space with miles of trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding from this private, 4.72-acre estate in Santa Clara County. The main house includes an open floor plan with spacious rooms and gorgeous finishes. Expansive windows fill the house with natural light while pine casing and accented fir beams decorate the home. A separate apartment with a full kitchen serves as an au pair’s quarters or as a guesthouse for family and friends. The multi-purpose barn of approximately 1,300 square feet is ideal for storage, car collecting and hobbyists. For equestrian enthusiasts, the corral, pasture and two paddocks located on the property are especially useful. Moreover, a beautiful outdoor living area and swimming pool provide a wonderful place for entertaining.
The setting is so quiet and serene that you’ll forget you’re only a simple commute away from downtown Los Gatos and top Los Gatos schools.
The 4,400 square-foot home and property include:
- 5 bedrooms
- 5 baths
- 2-car garage and workshop
- Main house and separate living quarters
- 1,300 square-foot multi-purpose barn
- Corral, pasture and 2 paddocks
- Swimming pool and cabana bath
Listed as $3,898,000 by Amy McCafferty of the Los Gatos office