On The Market: Inside 3 Over-The-Top Silicon Valley Homes

Layal Srour | April 8, 2021 | Home & Real Estate Feature

Three over-the-top Silicon Valley homes offer the best of Bay Area living.

LOS ALTOS HILLS

The outdoors flow in through large windows. PHOTO BY NATE DONOVAN/COURTESY OF GOLDEN GATE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
The outdoors flow in through large windows.

Welcome to the home of the future. Built by James Parivash, this two-level modern abode is controlled by voice and by app. Featuring six bedrooms, six full baths and two half-baths in the main house—plus a well-equipped pool house—the home’s main level contains floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of San Francisco, Oakland and Palo Alto.

An open, flowing layout allows for maximum comfort PHOTO BY NATE DONOVAN/COURTESY OF GOLDEN GATE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
An open, flowing layout allows for maximum comfort.

The large kitchen includes two islands and a large double-door fridge, while each bedroom generously contains an en suite bath. The lower level acts as an entertainment center, and contains the spa—which has a sauna and other spa amenities—fitness center, theater, office and wine cellar, plus three bedrooms.

A private pool is surrounded by greenery. PHOTO BY NATE DONOVAN/COURTESY OF GOLDEN GATE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
A private pool is surrounded by greenery.

Outside, homeowners can enjoy the large infinity pool with a cabana and bath, while the attached four-car garage comes equipped with charging stations. 27447 Edgerton Road, $22.8 million, Sotheby’s, sothebysrealty.com

PORTOLA VALLEY

This extravagant home boasts incredible views complemented by thoughtful architecture and amenities like a breakfast bar and a home theater. PHOTO BY NATE DONOVAN/COURTESY OF GOLDEN GATE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

This impressive five-bedroom, seven-bathroom contemporary home not only offers a master class on jaw-dropping design but one on sustainability as well.

This extravagant home boasts incredible views complemented by thoughtful architecture and amenities like a breakfast bar and a home theater. PHOTO BY NATE DONOVAN/COURTESY OF GOLDEN GATE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
This extravagant home boasts incredible views complemented by thoughtful architecture and amenities like a breakfast bar and a home theater.

Recently completed, the net-zero property offers a slew of Earth-friendly features, including four Tesla Powerwalls for off-grid operation and automatic backup power, geothermal heating and cooling and 124 solar panels. With a combined 10,233 square feet—encompassing the interior space, garage and terrace—on 2.61 acres of land, the Jay Jeffers-designed estate is grounded with European oak hardwood and French limestone flooring and contains glass walls that seamlessly integrate indoor-outdoor living while providing stunning views from the San Francisco Bay to the foothills.

This extravagant home boasts incredible views complemented by thoughtful architecture and amenities like a breakfast bar and a home theater. PHOTO BY NATE DONOVAN/COURTESY OF GOLDEN GATE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

Homeowners luxuriate in numerous extras, including a wine cellar, a home theater and an in-home fitness center. Conveniently located near grocery stores and shops, for safety, the home is equipped with a surveillance system that monitors nearby traffic. 3 Redberry Ridge, $16.5 million, Sotheby’s, sothebysrealty.com

LOS ALTOS HILLS

Privacy and luxury meet at this luxurious Los Altos Hills home. PHOTO BY BERNARD ANDRE/COURTESY OF GOLDEN GATE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY
Privacy and luxury meet at this luxurious Los Altos Hills home.

Sitting on 2.8 acres, this impressive estate features enviable resortlike amenities. Outside, homeowners can enjoy a putting green with sand trap, a half basketball court, a horseshoe court, a 200-foot saltwater pool with three waterfalls and an eight-person hot tub—and that’s just on-property. Adjacent to the home are hiking and biking trails, along with the residents-only Quarry Lake, a paradise for swimming, boating and fishing. Now, on to the interiors. Containing six bedrooms and 6 1/2 baths, the clean, open-concept abode boasts Crema Marfil marble and heated oak flooring throughout, along with numerous large windows that offer a scenic view of the backyard lake and the surrounding landscape. Equipped with a 48-inch Wolf gas range, a Miele dishwasher, two stainless-steel Thermador ovens and a Sub-Zero refrigerator-freezer, the kitchen is a chef’s dream, while the primary bathroom’s Maax Hydromax bathtub and Mr. Steam steam shower make for a serene, spalike escape. With bonuses like a large game room and home theater, why even exit the gates? 12160 Kate Drive, $16.8 million, The Dreyfus Group, dreyfus.group

Privacy and luxury meet at this luxurious Los Altos Hills home. PHOTO BY BERNARD ANDRE/COURTESY OF GOLDEN GATE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY



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