Landmark estate, circa 1918, masterfully restored with unsurpassed elegance for today's modern lifestyle. Heated floors, Venetian plaster walls, gilded carved moldings and crystal chandeliers combine for an ambiance for lavish entertaining yet equally comfortable for everyday living. Surrounding it all, on approximately 1.7 gated acres, are a profusion of formal gardens, vast terraces, and towering hedges that add layers of privacy defining exceptional venues for al fresco enjoyment. Technology manages sound, lighting, climate and security, and solar powers the electricity. 3 levels with 8 bedroom suites, including the main-level master, plus additional full bath and 2 half-baths. 3 family rooms, bar, executive office, world-class wine cellar with tasting room, and theatre. Central Atherton - the most expensive zip code in America per Forbes magazine - just minutes to Stanford University and Medical Center, Silicon Valley tech, venture capital centers, and 2 international airports
Listing courtesy of Compass.