1477 Portola Road

1477 Portola Road, Woodside

  • Sold
  • Magical Estate in Central Woodside



    Welcome to this magical Arts and Crafts home, constructed of heart redwood in 1915, and surrounded by spectacular gardens. In addition to the 2,970 square foot main house, there are two cottages. The first cottage, located near the main house, includes a kitchenette, living room, full bath, bedroom and working wood stove. The second, very private cottage is a large studio with a full kitchen, bath, working wood stove and its own gated driveway. The estate also includes a separate 300 square foot workshop/artist’s studio, a swimming pool, spa, and a bocce court. The property has been landscaped with a profusion of flowers spilling onto flagstone pathways and patios, as well as a sweeping lawn shaded by majestic heritage oaks. Almost every window frames a garden view, and most rooms have a door opening to the outside. The property is fully fenced, has a home security system, automatic security gates, and garage parking for three cars. Excellent Portola Valley School District.

    • A windowed door opens into a sunroom which serves as the entry hall
    • The remarkable living room has a wet bar, a gas fireplace and built-in bookshelves
    • Two pairs of French doors open from the spacious formal dining room to the deck
    • Massive wooden doors from a mission in Guatemala lend character to the kitchen
    • At the far end of the kitchen, the family room is expanded by a vaulted ceiling
    • A cozy home office is tucked between the kitchen and living room
    • Four bedrooms and four full baths include:
      • A roomy master suite with a full bath, two closets, and a patio with a spa
      • A guest bedroom with a built-in bureau and an en suite full bath
      • A second bedroom with a nearby full bath down the hall
      • A fourth bedroom with an en suite full bath located off the dining room

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