Billionaire Paul Allen – $27 Million Estate in West Atherton, CA

Billionaire Paul Allen - $27 Million Estate in West Atherton, CA





Property Summary

Ranked as one of the most expensive zip codes in America, the San Francisco Bay Area community of Atherton has been a favorite choice for Bay Area royalty over the years, with various tech billionaires and business icons calling the affluent community home. Google’s Eric Schmidt, Hewlett-Packard’s Meg Whitman, Oracle’s Mark Hurd, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, and the founder and CEO namesake of Charles Schwab have all chosen to live there. So it may be less of a surprise to find that Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft has purchased a new $27 million estate in Atherton.
The stunning new 22,000 sq. ft. estate property on a 1.97-acre lot was completed in 2013. The contemporary residence located just outside of Menlo Park features a sleek, light-filled main home with eight bedrooms, nine full baths, a spa, a home movie theater and seven fireplaces. The dramatic grounds also feature a 5-car garage that includes a detached guest/manager suite with two bedroom suites and a kitchen.
The sumptuously sybaritic, light-filled, stately trophy residence was designed with an elegantly astringent architectural regime and a discriminating materials palette. Beautiful built-ins, walls of glass, vaulted ceilings and generally palatial accommodations abound in the residence, while a fully fitted and finished lower level accommodates several casual living areas and fashionable lounges. Outside, a private pool, fire pit and patio area sit behind the main home, while the elaborate property is supremely landscaped with manicured rows of trees and artfully purposed lush grounds.

Details

NameWest Atherton Estate
Sold Date$27,000,000 USD – (November 12, 2013)
List Price$31,800,000 USD – (September 2013)
Bedrooms8
Bathrooms9.5
Size22,005 sq. ft.
Lot1.97 acres
Completed2013
Tax Value$9,736,340 (2013)
Property Taxes$90,875 (2013)

Location

Address267 Camino Al Lago, Atherton, CA 94027

Credits

BuilderPacifica Peninsula Group
OwnerPaul Allen – Billionaire Microsoft Co-Founder
 


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