This architectural masterpiece is Menlo Park’s most expensive listing
April 29, 2022 | Source: Compass California Real Estate Blog
Designed by leading Atherton architect of Pacific Peninsula Group, this one-of-a-kind estate is Menlo Park’s most expensive listing to date.
Listed at $26,499,000 by Compass Menlo Park agent Judy Citron, 1340 Arbor Road is a three-story masterpiece reimagined by renowned Pacific Peninsula Architecture. A second parcel located at the front entrance, priced separately, offers the opportunity to develop an additional home or create a family compound. When combined, the 2+ acre property would amount to Menlo Park’s largest residential lot.
A fully circular driveway sets the stage for chic sophistication throughout the property, including light and bright interiors complemented by matte-finished white oak floors. Architectural details include exceptional millwork, detailed ceilings, and layers of crown and wall moldings.
The open kitchen/family room is a triumph of design ready for everyday living, brightened by four skylights in the towering ceiling and French doors opening to the grounds on three sides. The kitchen features Calacatta Lincoln marble counters, including an island with seating, plus a suite of Wolf, Miele, and Sub-Zero appliances. A large casual dining area with built-in desk center is set to one side while a fully customized mud room on the opposite side offers exceptional functionality and secondary access to the lower level.
The layout features five en-suite bedrooms including one downstairs. The primary suite is located upstairs – an exceptional retreat with sitting room, couture closet, and spa-inspired bath. Three additional bedroom suites are just down the hall.
The unfinished lower level, with towering ceilings and numerous windows, offers more than 2,400 square feet which may be used for recreation, a theater, and fitness – or whatever your lifestyle choices may be.Additional amenities include multi-zoned air conditioning, Nest thermostats, a distributed sound system, and programmable lighting. Outside, the level grounds are an enchanting, park-like setting with the opportunity to add recreational amenities.
Set in a premier location in Menlo Park, just two blocks from downtown conveniences on Santa Cruz Avenue and close to excellent Menlo Park public and private schools, 1340 Arbor Road is an unforgettable property that captures the ambiance of an Atherton estate.