A picture-perfect chateau on the most prestigious street in Menlo Park. This six bedroom, seven bath, two half bath residence represents the epitome of luxury balanced with the warm appeal of an impeccably appointed family home. An unparalleled destination for vibrant entertaining, the residence is distinguished by its magnificent architecture, exquisite finishes and idyllic grounds, all of which combine to develop an incredible destination for modern California living.
A broad paver stone motor court bordered by lush lawn and beautifully manicured gardens offers an impressive introduction to the home. Stepping inside, discover the dramatic foyer, a welcoming entry introducing the intricate moldings, limestone tile, wrought iron finishes and walnut details that run throughout the interior. The awe-inspiring formal living room lies just ahead. Centered upon a custom cast iron fireplace, this elegant gathering space is set against the backdrop of breathtaking poolside views that continue into the immediately adjacent formal dining room, an equally sophisticated venue for intimate meals shared among friends. The aesthetically pleasing chef’s kitchen is positioned between both these refined entertaining spaces and the more casual family room just beyond. An epicurean domain poised for social meal preparation, the kitchen is highlighted by top quality stainless appliances, quartzite counters and plentiful glazed cabinetry, with bar seating and a sunny breakfast room presenting versatile dining options. Lavish master and guest suites offer restful quarters for family and visiting guests, while a sumptuous walnut library, executive office, laundry room, mudroom, full bath and powder room complete the main level floor plan.
A graceful floating staircase ascends to the upper level of the home, an enchanting kids’ kingdom comprised of two cheery bedrooms, a guest room and two baths, as well as several additional spaces for study and play. Rounding out the interior, the light filled basement includes an expansive exercise room, wine cellar, powder room and abundant additional storage. A superlative setting for outdoor festivities, the exterior grounds feature a sparkling swimming pool, a broad patio, level lawn, enclosed courtyard, dedicated garden and a gorgeous pool house with a stone-finished kitchenette and bath. A three-car garage and a stylish second story apartment complete the exceptional livability of this one-of-a-kind residence.
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