Featured home: 14205 Shannon Road in Los Gatos

A private retreat set against a rolling hillside

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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

 

Featured home: 15084 Gypsy Hill Road in Saratoga

Luxurious home ideal for both entertaining and family life

Saratoga estate

Where: 15084 Gypsy Hill Road, Saratoga, CA 95070 (listing | tour)

Thoughtfully designed for those who enjoy luxury with a view, this home sits on 1.27 beautifully manicured acres. The location gives families access to award-winning Saratoga schools in beautiful Santa Clara County.

With the home set far back from the road, the driveway runs past vibrant gardens and a flourishing landscape to a three-car garage. The home itself has room to spare, with 4,956 square feet and four bedrooms and four baths.

Enter the opulent foyer and find soaring ceilings and an elegant staircase leading to the upper level, revealing the caliber of the design. The formal living room, with a custom barrel-vaulted ceiling, and the spacious dining room create an impressive space for entertaining. The kitchen is worthy of a professional chef, featuring a large island, two cooktops (one gas, one electric), two dishwashers, and more. The master suite includes an upscale master bath, as well as a walk-in closet with abundant space. A library, office and three additional en-suites round out a luxurious home.

Exceptional for entertaining and built for the California lifestyle, the rear grounds include:

  • In-ground pool
  • Entertainment terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Flourishing gardens
  • Vegetable and flower beds

Listed at $4,495,000 by David Welton of Alain Pinel Realtors – Saratoga.

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