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elcome to this elegant, Traditional
home located near the end of one
of the most desirable lanes in west
Atherton. Built in 1992, the three-bedroom,
three and one-half bath main home offers
every amenity, with a stunningly proportioned
living room, formal dining area, handsome
game room, and kitchen/family room. Though
all of the finished living space is on one level,
a polished staircase spirals to a full attic,
portions of which may be adapted as a second
story. The fully finished, attached three-car
garage incorporates two large storage rooms.
Outside, sunny terraces overlook manicured
lawns, a lap pool, and a spa. Across the
garden, the pool house has a walk-in wet
bar and a second half-bath. A nearby arbor
screens the dining patio and built-in barbecue.
85 Stevenson Lane, Atherton
• Three bedrooms, three and one-half baths with
approx. 5,350 sq. ft. of living space
• Pool house (approx. 300 sq. ft. per seller) with
walk-in wet bar and half bath
• Living room, formal dining area, paneled game room
• 11.5-foot x 75-foot lap pool with gutters and spa
• Kitchen with breakfast area and adjoining family room • Patios, lawns, gardens and redwood grove
• Portions of full attic may be adapted as second story • Lot size of approx. 1.04 acres
• Three-car attached garage (approx. 900 sq. ft.)
with two storage rooms
Offered at $8,300,000
• Award-winning Menlo Park schools
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#1 Agent, Menlo Park – El Camino Office, 2011
Ranked #41 Nationally by The Wall Street Journal, 2012
Over $1.4 Billion in Sales
www.HughCornish.com
650.566.5353
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85 Stevenson Lane, Atherton
Welcome to this elegant, Traditional home located near the end of one of
the most desirable lanes in west Atherton. Inside, high quality stone
finishes, lofty ceilings and picture windows create an atmosphere of
sophisticated luxury, perfect for entertaining. Built in 1992, the threebedroom, three and one-half bath main house offers every amenity, with a
stunningly-proportioned living room, formal dining area, handsome game
room, and kitchen/family room. Though all of the finished living space is
on one level, a polished staircase spirals to a full attic, portions of which
may be adapted as a second story. The fully-finished, attached three car
garage incorporates two large storage rooms. Outside, sunny terraces
overlook manicured lawns, a lap pool and a spa. Across the garden, the
pool house has a walk-in wet bar and a second half bath. A nearby arbor
screens the dining patio and built-in barbecue. Mature oaks, redwoods and
maples ring the property ensuring complete privacy. Menlo Park Schools.
Summary of Features
A gated drive screened by dense hedges forms the approach to the house
The aggregate walkway ends at a front step flanked by massive block-granite pillars
Large, hardwood double doors open onto the limestone floor of the imposing foyer
A wet bar and a wine cellar are on either side of the steps to the living and dining room
The light-flooded living room enjoys views of the garden through floor-to-ceiling windows
The living room and formal dining area are distinguished by a thirteen-plus foot ceiling
Black granite counters top cherry wood cabinets in the well-appointed chef’s kitchen
A charming breakfast room and a built-in desk look out onto a secret garden enclosure
The adjoining family room features a wood burning fireplace and built-in bookshelves
The laundry room has a full sized washer and dryer, sink, and pull-down ironing board
Just off the foyer, a guest powder room is lined with elegant wallpaper
Opposite, a door opens to reveal a polished staircase spiraling to the expansive, full attic
Game room has a box-beamed ceiling, cherry wood paneling and lighted display cabinets
The master suite encompasses a fireplace, two walk-in cedar closets and a luxurious bath
Two additional bedrooms with en suite baths are located at the other end of the hallway
The fully finished, three-car attached garage incorporates two commodious storage rooms
Outside the master suite, a bluestone patio is tucked away next to a granite waterfall
Sunny terraces off the bedroom wing and family room overlook manicured lawns
The 11.5’ x 75’ lap pool with gutters and 11.5’ x 8’ spa lie at the rear of the property
A pool house with a walk-in wet bar and a second half bath is adjacent to the pool
A nearby arbor screens the dining patio and the Lynx built-in barbecue
Separate, fenced enclosures hold raised cutting beds and a potting bench
Mature perimeter trees ensure complete peace and privacy
Main House
Foyer
Large, hardwood double doors framed by massive, roughhewn, quarried
Connecticut granite pillars, open from the sheltered front step into the
imposing foyer
An arched top-light with a cast concrete structure is set above the doors
Twin granite display niches are carved into the walls on either side of the
doorway
An enormous lantern is suspended from the barrel-vaulted ceiling
Floor to ceiling windows are fitted with plantation shutters
Straight ahead, limestone steps lead down to the living and dining room
A wide hallway to the right of the door leads past an Archie Held water
sculpture to the kitchen and family room
A similar hallway to the left leads to the game room and bedrooms
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and pristine limestone floor
Wine Cellar and Wet Bar
A walk-in wet bar and a temperature-controlled wine cellar are concealed
behind double, paneled doors that lie at either side of the steps leading down
to the living and dining room
To the right, the wine cellar is lined in floor-to-ceiling racks on two walls
The far wall is clad in Texas limestone from the construction of the Opus One
Winery and has a small limestone display shelf
The cedar racks have an eight hundred bottle capacity
Spotlights are recessed into the barrel-vaulted ceiling
Polished, dark hardwood floor
The walk-in wet bar has a black porcelain sink set into a black granite
countertop
A heavy, dark cherry wood bar pulls down across the door
Cabinets are paneled in matching cherry wood
Glass shelves are mounted on a mirrors wall at the back of the bar
The remaining walls are covered in grass-cloth
A Scotsman ice maker and a Scotsman refrigerator nestle under the counter
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards and polished, dark hardwood floor
Living Room
The spacious, light-flooded living room enjoys a view of the rear garden
through floor-to-ceiling windows divided by quarried Connecticut granite pillars
This beautifully-proportioned room is enhanced by a thirteen and a half foot
ceiling
A creamy limestone walkway demarcates the living and dining areas
Opening from the walkway, oversized beveled glass doors allow access to the
rear garden
Flanked by Venetian mirrors, the wood burning fireplace has a limestone
hearth and frame, and is equipped with a gas starter
Down lights and stereo speakers are recessed into the lofty ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and textured, wall-to-wall carpet
Dining Area
The formal dining area is part of the breathtaking living room
Floor-to-ceiling windows frame a view of the rear garden
A hardwood buffet with a black granite counter is built-in
Down lights and stereo speakers are recessed into the lofty ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and textured, wall-to-wall carpet
Kitchen and Breakfast Area
The striking chef’s kitchen is located across the hallway from the dining area
Banks of cherry wood cabinets and the large center island are topped by
black granite counters
The center island incorporates a Dacor five-burner gas cook top, a built-in
Gaggenau steamer, a round, stainless steel prep sink, a Miele dishwasher
and a granite breakfast bar
Other appliances include a Kitchenaid side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, a pair
of built-in, stacked, Thermador convection ovens, a Kitchenaid trash
compactor and a second Miele dishwasher
Special amenities include a niche for microwave, an appliance garage, and a
wall of floor-to-ceiling storage cupboards
The stainless steel main sink has a overlooks the family room and has a view
of the rear garden through a mitered corner window
A charming breakfast area, defined by an exuberant, ivy metalwork
chandelier, expands the kitchen
A cherry wood buffet with a black granite counter and glass-front china
cabinets is built-in
A pair of glass doors opens to a secret garden enclosure
A built-in housekeeping desk separates the breakfast room from the family
room
Down lights and stereo speakers are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and polished, dark hardwood floor
Family Room
The family room adjoins the kitchen and breakfast area
The wood-burning fireplace has a granite hearth and frame, and is equipped
with a gas starter
A cabinet to the right of the fireplace houses the television
Low bookshelves are built-in against one wall
A pair of glass doors open to a terrace overlooking the rear garden
Down lights and stereo speakers are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and polished, dark hardwood floor
Laundry Room and Back Hall
The laundry room is located beyond the kitchen
A deep, porcelain sink for soaking is set into a textured, white Formica
counter
The walls are lined with white cabinets with countertop lighting
Fisher and Paykel full-sized washer and dryer
A small desk is built-in against one wall
The window is fitted with plantation shutters
Amenities include a built-in drying rack and a pull-down ironing board
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and polished, dark hardwood floor
The back hall leads from the kitchen to the garage
A double, lighted oat closet and a broom closet are concealed behind paneled
doors
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and polished, dark hardwood floor
Guest Powder Room and Staircase
Just off the right side of the foyer, the guest powder room is lined in elegant,
hand-painted wallpaper
A credenza topped by a black granite counter is inset with a porcelain sink
accessorized with a Kalia faucet
A framed mirror, bracketed by ornate gilt sconces, is mounted above the sink
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and pristine limestone floor
Opposite the powder room, a paneled door opens to reveal a hardwood spiral
staircase
The staircase ascends to a loft above the garage
The loft leads to a full attic which runs the length and width of the house
Though only partially finished, portions of this expansive space may be
finished and adapted as second story (must obtain permission from architect
and Town of Atherton)
Game Room
The handsome game room is located in the bedroom wing, to the left of the
foyer
Game room paneling, acanthus-embellished pilasters, and lighted display
cabinets are all of sumptuous dark cherry wood with a furniture finish
The wood burning fireplace has a green marble hearth and frame, and is
equipped with a gas starter
A media cabinet is built-in next to the fireplace
The windows are fitted with plantation shutters
A large, double lamp is suspended above the pool table
Down lights are recessed into the box-beamed ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards and wall-to-wall carpet
Bedroom Hallway and Linen Closet
The bedroom hallway leads from the game room, past the master suite to
the two other bedrooms
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards, and pristine limestone floor
A large linen closet is situated just opposite the master bedroom doors
The closet is lined with drawers and cabinetry on two walls
A metal door on the back wall opens to a fireproof closet, with walls and floor
encased entirely in concrete and masonry block
Down lights and wall-to-wall carpet
Master Suite
Paneled, double doors form the foyer hallway to the magnificent master-suite
In the bedroom, the wood burning fireplace has a limestone heart and frame,
and is equipped with a gas starter
On either side of the fireplace, two pairs of glass doors allow access to the
secluded, bluestone depressed patio with a granite waterfall
A small sunny alcove to the left of the room has been designed for exercise
Down lights and stereo speakers are recessed into the ceiling
The walls are covered in grass-cloth
Crown moldings, baseboards, and textured, wall-to-wall carpet
To the right, paneled, double doors open to the luxurious bath area
Twin sinks are set into gray granite counters beneath a mirrored archway
Alabaster sconces are mounted on the mirror
The oversized steam shower is lined in matching granite, with a bench and
storage shelf
A glass-block window admits natural light
Down lights are recessed into the barrel-vaulted granite ceiling
A heated towel rack is mounted on the wall next to the shower
Encased in a gray granite deck, the oval whirlpool tub occupies a mirrored
alcove
A second heated towel rack is mounted on the wall beside the tub
A make-up table with a gray granite counter is built-in
Two sconces bracket a framed mirror
The commode is installed in a separate compartment with a granite floor
A pair of glass doors allow access to the patio
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
The walls are covered in grass-cloth
Crown moldings, baseboards, and textured, wall-to-wall carpet
Two walk-in closets are lined in cedar and fitted with drawers, shelves and
hanging racks
Overhead lighting and textured, wall-to-wall carpet
Bedroom Suite #1
Bedroom suite #1 lies at the end of the hallway
In the bedroom a pair of glass doors allows access to a sunny terrace
Glass doors and windows are fitted with plantation shutters
Paneled door conceal a lighted, fitted, double closet
Crown moldings, baseboards and textured wall-to-wall carpet
The en suite full bath has a single sink set into a ceramic tile counter
Sconces are mounted on the mirror above the sink
The shower-over-tub is lined in matching tile and has a glass surround
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards and ceramic tile floors
Bedroom Suite #2
Bedroom suite #2 is next to bedroom suite #1
In the bedroom windows are fitted with plantation shutters
Paneled doors conceal two lighted, fitted closets
Crown moldings, baseboards and textured wall-to-wall carpet
The en suite full bath has a single sink set into a ceramic tile counter
Sconces are mounted on the mirror above the sink
The shower-over-tub is lined in matching tile and has a glass surround
A skylight admits natural light
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards and ceramic tile floors
Garage
The attached, three-car garage has a fully-finished interior and incorporates a
pair of commodious storage rooms
The two garage doors are automatically operated
An interior door allows access to the back hall of the main house
Pool House, Pool and Spa
Pool House
A series of glass doors compose two walls of the main room of the pool
house
The doors can be folded back to open the room to the garden
The walk-in wet bar has a porcelain sink set into a tile counter
The heavy, teak bar pulls down across the opening to the service area
Cabinets are paneled in matching teak
A Scotsman ice maker and a Scotsman refrigerator nestle under the counter
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards and limestone floor
A door opens to the second half bath
The porcelain sink is set into a white tile counter
A hardwood bench with a latticed seat is built-in
The commode is installed in a separate compartment
Down lights are recessed into the ceiling
Crown moldings, baseboards and limestone floor
Pool and Spa
Backed by a granite wall, the black-bottom lap pool is eleven and a half feet
wide and seventy-five feet long
Pool gutters minimize wave action and maximize lap turns
An eight by eleven and a half foot, rectangular spa sits beside the pool
Terraces, Patios, and Gardens
Terraces
A sunny terrace, just outside bedroom suite #1, overlooks the rear garden
A second, larger terrace lies off the family room and is convenient to the
kitchen
Patios and Gardens
A small, secluded bluestone patio, surrounded by a private garden, is tucked
away off the master suite
The patio backs up to a rectangular, granite waterfall set against a small
mature redwood grove
Screened by an arbor, the dining patio is located next to the pool house
The Lynx built-in barbecue is set into a tumbled marble counter
Beyond the fence, two raised beds provide herbs, vegetables and cut flowers
A smaller enclosure contains a potting bench
A gate opens from this area to the secret garden off the breakfast room
In the rear garden, aggregate walkways partition lush lawns and flower beds
The manicured front lawn is screened from the street by dense hedges,
mature oaks, redwoods, and maples
Additional Features
Architectural design by Sutton Suzuki Architects
Landscape design by Jack Stafford
Automatically operated security gate
Paved and drive, generous, paved guest parking area
Exterior lighting and up-lighting on some trees
Full attic, portions of which may be adapted as second story
Irrigation well for garden watering
Portable, back-up electric generator for emergency power
Wired for generator hook-up
Security alarm system
Approximately 5350 square feet of living space in the main house
Approximately 900 square foot attached garage
1.04 acre level lot (per county records)
Disclosure Package Available Upon Request
Listed by Hugh Cornish. Any statistics or prices while not guaranteed,
have been secured from sources I believe to be reliable. I recommend that the buyer have a
licensed contractor inspect the property and review any and all the available reports, building
permits and disclosures. In addition, I recommend that if the buyer plans to remodel, tear
down and /or re-build the subject property, the buyer should meet with the Town of Atherton
Building Department. Buyer shall verify square footage of lot and all structures. Buyer shall
verify attendance at local schools.
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