One of the largest homes in this exclusive enclave, 121 Springdale Way in Emerald Hills showcases an abundance of flexible space and versatility to accommodate multigenerational living, a home office, a growing family, or anyone who loves to entertain while enjoying awe-inspiring views of the San Francisco Bay from multiple terraces and several rooms.
The prime location in San Mateo County offers easy access to the Stanford University campus only 5 miles away, and is ideal for professors, visiting instructors or graduate students. Its close proximity to both Interstate 280 and Highway 101 also means convenient access to Silicon Valley and San Francisco, downtown Redwood City and San Carlos, and international airports, despite its quiet and rural ambience.
The neighborhood is less than 1 mile to the popular Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve, a gorgeous 467-acre open preserve featuring 10 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails.
Additional outdoor recreation options are nearby as well in Hanley’s Park and Pulgas Ridge, another open space preserve that is also less than a mile away and features 366 acres with more hiking trails. Hike to the top of the ridge for incredible bay and hillside views.
This custom-built home has been lovingly maintained by only two owners. Its Mediterranean style features many details including a red tile roof, stucco facade, Saltillo tile steps and terraces, and decorative iron railings. There is about 5,200 square feet of light-filled living space on an almost .75 acre lot with six bedrooms, and five-and-a-half bathrooms, and a possible home office or in-law suite enjoys a separate, private entry.
Unique to this home is the convenient elevator that provides convenient service to all three levels plus the three-car garage on the lower level.
The double-door entry opens onto the main level and an expansive foyer with a soaring ceiling, tile flooring and French doors with arched transom to the side yard. Step through an arched entry and down into the formal living room featuring hardwood floors, and a tongue and groove vaulted beam ceiling. This room is anchored by a wood-burning fireplace and its captivating easterly and southeasterly views of the San Francisco Bay offers an inviting entertaining space.
A formal dining room has three glass French doors and is a large room able to accommodate grand dinner parties and features crown molding, a chandelier, and hardwood floors.
Another expansive gathering space is a family room with a soaring ceiling, fireplace and two sliding glass doors with transoms.
The gourmet kitchen is large enough for multiple cooks and is filled with natural light from windows on two sides.
This room also enjoys bay views. Granite counters and backsplash are featured with a large island and attached granite table for extra prep space or casual dining. A trio of stylish pendants and recessed lights illuminate the room. A built-in buffet with cabinetry and granite counter offers lots of storage space and ideal serving bar for parties. Appliances include paneled Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer, Bosch dishwasher, cooktop with griddle, stainless hood, and stainless backsplash, and GE double ovens and built-in microwave. A walk-in pantry, and built-in workstation are also featured in this room.
The casual dining area has a French door and sliding glass door access to the backyard patio and courtyard and is another spacious room that can accommodate a large gathering of family and friends.
One bedroom with en suite bathroom is located on this level.
Downstairs features amazing space just perfect for a home office due to its private side entry. This area features an expansive bonus room with large bay-facing picture windows. Off the bonus room are two bedrooms, a full bathroom, and oversize laundry room, all of which would make ideal office space. Or create a private apartment for in-laws, au pair or guest. There is also a large utility closet that would make a great wine cellar.
Upstairs from the main level are three additional bedrooms including the master suite with a double-door entry, vaulted ceiling, fireplace with marble surround and sliding glass door to a private view terrace. There are two walk-in closets and the bathroom features a jetted tub with arched view window, dual-sink vanity, and stall shower. One bedroom also has an en suite bathroom. One bedroom has a sliding glass door to a private terrace. A full bathroom features a dual-sink tile vanity and tub/shower combination.
There are two staircases to the upper floor, an elevator, dual-pane windows and doors, crown molding, hardwood and tile flooring, and backyard patio. The driveway offers private, off-street parking space.
The location offers easy access to many high-tech companies including Oracle, Evernote, Facebook, Google and more.
Price: $2,495,000Where: 121 Springdale Way, Emerald HillsOpen house: Saturday, July 14, 1-5 p.m. and Sunday, July 15, 1-5 p.m.Listing agent: James Shin 650-862-7332 www.AllAboutSiliconValley.com Intero Real Estate