Welcome to this serene private retreat only 25 minutes from Los Altos and the high tech firms and downtown areas of the San Francisco Bay Area. A wonderful place to call home yet closer to many of the high tech bay area firms than many properties based on commute time. Could this be used as a corporate retreat? Plant a vineyard? Create a family farm? A place for your horses? a Bed and breakfast? The possibilities are endless.
This gated country estate features over 20 acres of rolling and flat land with the main house, a pool and hot tub and a sauna. Extensive decks surround the home allowing you to enjoy the outdoors of this serene retreat. The property includes a 40’x60’ barn.
The home was designed by renowned architect William Patrick, who was Frank Lloyd Wrights Apprentice. It encompasses almost 6500 square feet of living space plus 650 square feet of basement area and a 4 car oversize garage with over 1200 square feet. For a total building size over 8300 square feet. The finished basement includes a wine cellar, two storage rooms and an arts and craft room. Highlights of this property are it has abundant natural light, an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and granite countertops with stainless steel appliances, nearby parks and hiking.
The high vaulted ceilings with abundant natural light welcomes you home. The great room feels inviting with the dining room, living room, family room and kitchen connected.
The formal dining room overlooks the living room and is waiting for friends and family to gather for those special times.
The living room fireplace is a highlight drawing you into this welcoming space. With large windows the outside natural light and experience is brought in.
The open feel continues to the family room with views and access to the pool and extensive decks. A second fireplace creates a warm and inviting casual place to gather.
A special feature of this home is the swimming tunnel from the inside to the main pool. You can literally step into the pool inside the house and swim outdoors. There is a hot tub and a built in sauna in this room just off the family room. Really cool.
The kitchen features a 5 burner gas stove with granite countertops, stainless appliances with trash compactor, refrigerator, dishwasher, dual ovens and microwave. There is extensive storage space. The great room layout is connected to the family room and living room thru the casual dining area.
The main level has 5 bedrooms each with its own ensuite bathroom. All but one has a walk in closet. Some of the bedrooms have their own kitchenettes and 2 have space for their own refrigerators. Each bedroom has a its own view and a unique experience.
There is a half bath on the main level of the home conveniently located for guests.
There is a separate laundry room with an additional refrigerator, 1 washer and two dryers and expansive storage space and a sink.
The large Master suite has voluminous vaulted ceilings and a wood burning fireplace and great outdoor views. A private balcony becons you to enjoy the serene outdoors.
The master bath is large with a walk in closet, second closet space and a large custom shower space.
Also on the second level is the large library, office, play room – you can make it whatever you want. Extensive built in shelving and a large floor area with a vaulted celling make for a great space. The fireplace anchors this space. There is a private balcony overlooking the pool and grounds.
The barn features 4 stalls, an office, wash area and feed storage area and basketball hoop. The barn could easily be reconfigured for storage of your car collection or other uses – and it’s a great horse property.
Breathtaking views and incredible hiking areas are just minutes from the property. There are great biking trails and roads nearby. The peaceful and serene experience of this property is something special yet you are only 30 minutes from highway 280. www.LaHondahomes.com
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300 Rancho De La Bana, La Honda, San Mateo County, California