Gracious California home on the market for $15M

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One of Atherton’s most sought-after cul-de-sacs, this gracious estate set on just shy of two acres is up for sale for $15 million. Built in 1933 and rebuilt sixty years later, the 7,800 square foot luxury property features 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half bathrooms, 1,865 square foot guest house with 2 bedroom suites, a great room, den, gym, tennis court and 1,175 square foot garage area.

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Quintessentially classic architectural details like quarter-sawn oak flooring, deep windows, exposed beams and coffered ceilings are complemented by the modern kitchen wing, wet bar, mudroom and fashionable upstairs living space. The cozy great room with fireplace and exposed darkwood beams, has two low coffee tables, two armchairs and two settees, the walls being covered in paintings and butterfly collections. The all-white office features a full-size white and brown flower-patterned carpet, sofa, armchairs, and writing desk and its door flanked by built-in book shelves opens to the lush back garden. The living room with fireplace includes a round coffee table, two rectangular dark wood coffee tables, a wicket armchair and two couches with many cushions for comfort. The formal dining room boasts a cherry wood chest-of-drawers and side table, a center table seating 6 with a chandelier hanging above and bay window with seating area. The high-end kitchen features exposed darkwood beams, white tile flooring, center island and eat-in area.

On entering the property, one sees the greenery-lined driveway which connects the wrought-iron gates with the motor court. Amenities include spa/ hot tub, outdoor pool and tennis courts. The 10,845 square foot property enjoys breathtaking landscaped garden and western hill views.