Beds 7 | Baths 6.5 | House ±11,000 sf | Lot ±2.0 acres
Offered for $8,999,500
About the Property
Originally the main house for the 15 acre Eaton estate, this magnificent Tudor was remodeled in the early 1900s to become the family home of Atherton’s first council member and eventual mayor M.A. Harris. The home sits on an unusually large two acre lot and measures approximately 11,000 square feet including a separate Carriage House. Generous proportioned and light-filled rooms are accentuated by leaded glass windows throughout this beautiful home. Additional amenities include a tennis court, pool, 8-car garage complex with a 1-bedroom carriage house, studio retreat, mature trees and lush gardens throughout the private and park-like grounds.
Move in or build your own new dream estate on 2 prime Atherton acres!
Centrally located in West Atherton, the Selby Lane Corridor is home to grand historic estates that have been meticulously renovated to their original glory. A number of brand new luxury homes have also been recently built in this neighborhood. Homeowners on Selby Lane include prominent attorneys, scientists, inventors, financiers and other professionals and their families. The renowned Chantilly and Bentley’s restaurants are just around the corner, at Selby Lane and El Camino Real.
Elegant foyer with imported antique English carved wood front door and elegant period light fixture
Grand living room with elaborate carved ceiling molding, fireplace with Carrera marble surround and carved mantel. Two doors on either side of the fireplace provide access to the adjacent garden room. Pop-open flush-mount doors to a hidden bar with marble slab countertops.
Delightful Garden room (addition of the 1920's) surrounded on three sides with windows and French doors leading to the rear grounds, original ceramic tile, beamed and paneled ceiling and a period-style chandelier.
Formal Library accessed through the folded paneled door entry from foyer; paneled and lined with floor-to-ceiling bookcases. A wall of leaded glass windows provides views of the expansive front grounds. This distinguished library is accentuated by the elaborate egg and dart ceiling modling and woodburning fireplace with Carrera stone surround.
Conservatory with captivating coved stained glass ceiling and slate tile flooring is accessed through French doors leading from the library, dining room and family room.
Formal Dining Room with parquet wood flooring and parquetry design border; fireplace with an intricate carved mantel and marble surround, and a splendid chandelier.
Grand Family and Billiards Room (formerly a ballroom and library in yesteryear) paneled in redwood with faux-finishing with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and a wall of concealed storage shelving; box beamed ceiling with hand-painted embellishments; baronial fireplace with imported antique English mantel.
Epicurean Kitchen with cathedral ceiling, skylights and a wrought iron corona chandelier. A wall of leaded glass windows surround French doors to the extensive side deck overlooking the pool. Appliances include a professional series Viking 6-burner gass range with two ovens, dual compartment sink, Miele dishwasher and SubZero tower refrigerator. Abundant storage is provided by the walk-in pantry as well as the cabinetry in the adjacent utility room.
Casual Dining and Light-filled Kitchen Nook with parquet wood flooring and a wall of divided pane windows overlooking the expansive deck, rear grounds and pool.
Butler Pantry with hardwood flooring, marble tile countertops, glass-front cabinetry, linen and cutlery drawers and a stainless steel dual-compartment sink.
Mudroom/Laundry Room, Half-Bath, and Wine Cellar provide multi purpose options including an extensive pantry, additional storage space, built-in cabinetry, triple-compartment sink, washer/dryer hook-ups, half bath.
Large temperature-controlled wine cellar with built-in storage rack for approximately 3000+ bottles.
Main Level Staff Quarters, In-Law Suite or Office Wing formerly the staff quarters, the wing on the main level off of the kitchen currently accommodates a sewing room, an office and a full bathroom. The current sewing room and office each have closets and may also be utilized as bedrooms.
Parlor, Office, Den or Bedroom adjacent to foyer overlooks the side yard and features an extra deep closet and full bathroom.
The upper level features three bedroom suites and a separate bedroom wing with three bedrooms and full bathroom.
Master Bedroom Suite with elaborate panel and crown molding, fireplace (considered decorative) with Carrera marbel mantel, leaded glass windows, dressing room with built-in dresser drawers topped by Negro Monterey marble slab; second dressing room with leaded glass windows. Both dressing rooms have walls of closet space. Generous size master bathroom.
Bedroom Suite Two and Private Sitting Room is light-filled with leaded glass windows overlooking front grounds; sitting room with hardwood flooring and windows overlooking the pool and side yard; bathroom finished in violet-hued vintage tile features a single-sink vanity and marble slab top, shower, and a tub.
Bedroom Suite Three has crown molding and deep baseboards, an upholstered wall, divided pane windows overlooking the pool and side yard. The bathroom may be also be accessed from Bedroom Suite Two and is finished in maize-huted tile with blue and green accents; coved ceiling; single-sink vanity with Careera marble top; tub with overhead shower.
Bedrooms Four, Five and Six are located down the hallway, in a separate wing, accessed by the rear stairs. Bedroom Six features an angular coved ceiling. These rooms are currently utilized as a music room and two fitness rooms.
Large basement offers significant storage capacity and outside access to driveway.
Guest Apartment is situated over the garage; carpeted main living area with beamed cathedral ceiling. The bathroom has a pedestal sink and shower.
1904 Cottage is an enchanting miniature Tudor tucked away by the pool terrace, cathedral beamed ceiling over a sitting area and loft, a stained glass window, skylights and two high arched divided pane windows, period pendant fixture, three candle-style wall sconces
8-CAR GARAGE COMPLEX
Two 4-car garages with two additional partial garages for recreational and garden equipment storage
Additional parking for oversized or recreational vehicles
HIGHLIGHTS OF GROUNDS
Tennis court with viewing pavilion. Pavilion features domed stained glass ceiling, ceiling fans, paneled walls
Courtyard with wall fountain overlooking the tennis court
Rose Garden, Vegetable Garden, Perimeter Gardens with sitting areas and multiple patios throughout the vast grounds
Well for landscaping irrigation
Gated entry with circular driveway