This one-of-a-kind estate is the largest home currently available in all of Atherton and the only house available of its size in the entire Silicon Valley, that is currently listed for less than $20 million. There have only been four other homes in the past ten years that were as large and were offered for less than $30 million (Source: MLSListings as of 8/23/2020). This is a rare opportunity to own a property of its size, incredible quality and premier location.This grand estate property is located on beautiful corner lot of almost one acre in the highly desirable neighborhood of Lindenwood. Set beyond two gated entrances, the 3-story home is palatial inside and out with elevator, radiant-heated natural stone floors, Venetian plaster walls, and Italian windows and doors. Formal entertaining space is serviced by an exceptional kitchen and a 2,000-bottle wine cellar, all complemented by a family room, recreation room, plus a 12-seat theatre. There are 8 bedrooms, 8 full baths & 4 half-baths, including 5 bedroom suites on the main level, a junior master suite and additional bedroom upstairs, plus a suite on the lower level. Rounding out the accommodations is a fitness center with spa, sauna, body spray showers, and steam room. Behind the scenes, such amenities as home automation, dumb waiter, central vacuum system, programmable lighting, distributed sound, security, surveillance, and a backup generator are found along with an oversized 6+ car garage. Outside, a saltwater pool and spa as well as a cabana, outdoor kitchen, and pool house with full bath and kitchen complete the quintessential California lifestyle.

SQFT SQFT 42,588

Square Feet Lot


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8 & 4

8 Full Baths, 4 Half-Bath


Car Garage

At a Glance

  • Lindenwood estate built in 2005
  • 8 bedrooms, 8 full baths, and 4 half-baths on 3 levels with elevator
  • Approximately 14,685 total square feet
    • Main home: 11,765 sf
    • Main floor: 5,880 sf
    • Upper: 1,380 sf
    • Lower: 4,505 sf
    • Rear porch: 324 sf
    • Garage: 2,430 sf
    • Pool house: 490 sf
  • Five bedrooms on main level; junior master suite and bedroom (or office/dance studio) upstairs; one bedroom suite on lower level
  • Recreation room, 12-seat theatre, 2,000-bottle wine cellar, fitness center, and spa center with sunken spa, shower with body sprays, steam, and sauna
  • Radiant-heated floors, Venetian plaster walls, Rutt hand-made cabinetry, and imported Italian roof tiles, windows, and doors
  • HomeWorks home automation, programmable lighting, security and surveillance, distributed audio with invisible speakers, dumb waiter, central vacuum, and 3 laundry sets
  • Finished garage for 6+ cars and storage closets plus outdoor boat/RV parking
  • Heated saltwater pool, separate spa, plus cabana, outdoor kitchen, and pool house with kitchen full bath
  • Vast level lawn, fruit trees, heritage trees, vineyard terrace, courtyard and fountain, and concrete fence
  • Almost one acre (42,588 square feet) with two gated entrances
  • Midway between San Francisco and Silicon Valley tech centers
  • Menlo Park schools

Offered at $12,498,000

Details of the Home

Entrance & Foyer

Impressive portico of graceful arches supported by Corinthian columns, antiqued limestone decking, and front door imported from Italy; polished natural stone floors, coffered ceiling, and floating staircase beneath a skylight

Living Room

Elegant and grand with gas-assist wood-burning fireplace and double French doors to the terrace

Dining Room & Butler’s Pantry

Formal venue with oval ceiling soffit and crystal chandelier; adjoining butler’s pantry with dumbwaiter, walk-in pantry, sink, wine cooler, ice maker, and dishwasher


Dacor 6-burner gas cooktop; 2 Dacor ovens; Thermador exhaust fan; GE Monogram full size refrigerator and full size freezer; 2 Miele dishwashers; 2 under-counter Sub-Zero beverage coolers; Sub-Zero wine cooler; 2 Sub-Zero ice makers; Dacor warming drawer; GE microwave; GE compactor

Family Room

Fully open to the kitchen with multiple French doors to the courtyard and the pool terrace; built-in entertainment center, power curtains, and invisible in-ceiling speakers in a theater-like arrangement

Master Bedroom Suite

Multiple French doors to the courtyard; two fully customized walk-in closets, each with bath with commode and sink vanity plus entrance to the shared Roman-style tub/shower custom built with sunken all mosaic tub with overhead rainspout, fixed shower, plus many body sprays

Main-Level Bedroom Suites

Four additional bedroom suites are located on the main level

Upstairs Bedrooms

A junior master suite with shower is located upstairs along with a flexible-use bedroom with half-bath and private terrace, also ideal for an office

Lower-Level Bedroom Suite

Bedroom suite adjacent to the rear staircase, ideal for home staff or guests

Recreation Room

Refreshment bar, media cabinetry, and elevated banquette seating


Upholstered walls, cinema screen, projector, 4-stool counter seating, plus 12 luxury theatre seats

Fitness Center

Mirrored wall, mounted TV, ample space for equipment, and a resting area

Spa Center & Bath

Sunken spa, sauna, steam room with bench seating, shower with body sprays, and private commode room

Wine Cellar

Custom racking for over 2,000 bottles, tasting bar with French door to a private terrace draped with grape vines, plus ample counter space, mini dishwasher, and Sub-Zero refrigerator

Other Features

  • Formal powder room, half-bath off the family room, and half-bath on upper and lower levels
  • Three laundry centers each with washer and dryer
  • Oversized 6+ car garage with epoxy flooring and multiple storage spaces
  • Venetian plaster walls and stone baseboard throughout
  • Rutt hand-crafted cabinetry, Italian-imported windows and doors


  • Automatic security gates with intercom, surveillance cameras
  • External lighting and multiple-zone sprinkler system
  • Extra-large industrial backup generator
  • Smart home by Lutron, wired for Homeworks automation and VoIP
  • Programmable lighting
  • Wiring in place to handle many servers and racks with professional level path panels and switch connectors
  • Distributed audio with invisible high-end speakers throughout
  • Radiant floor heat with individual room controls
  • Central vacuum

Exterior Features

  • Pool house with double sliding glass doors that can be fully opened, full bath, and full kitchen with gas range, pot filler, refrigerator, mini dishwasher, and washing machine
  • Saltwater heated lap pool with fountain, fiber optic lighting, and motorized cover; large separate spa
  • BBQ with Lynn gas power burner, 52-inch Dynasty barbecue grill, instant hot water, sink, and space for green egg BBQ grill
  • Vast terrace with cabaña
  • Private gated yard, concrete fence, level lawn, heritage trees, small orchard with assorted fruit trees, mature landscaping, courtyard and fountain, and vineyard terrace
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