27470 Black Mountain Road

Los Altos Hills, CA

5 Beds / 6 Baths / 2 Half Baths / 8,958 sqft + _

$ 20,995,000

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OLD WORLD CHARACTER WITH CUTTING-EDGE FLAIR

SCENIC BAY VIEWS | UNFORGETTABLE SPACES

 
Perched amidst hilltop grounds with panoramic bay views, this masterpiece completed in 2020 integrates the warmth, beauty, and history of the South of France with state-of-the-art luxuries. Never occupied, the home abounds with indoor-outdoor spaces fashioned for unforgettable living.

A collection of gathering areas opens to terraced gardens with fire and water features, an outdoor living room, and entertaining pavilion with kitchen. Every bedroom enjoys its own bathroom and climate controls. Downstairs await a fitness center, wine cellar, billiard room, and home theater with wet bar.

Exceptional details include 300-year-old roof tiles from Spain, Belgian oak finishes, Spanish olive trees, Sonos® sound, and a contemporary chef’s kitchen of Calacatta marble and European appliances. Stroll to scenic Byrne Preserve. Within minutes of Palo Alto schools (buyer to verify). Furnishings are negotiable.

  • THE INSPIRATION |
    Finalized in 2020, this never-occupied villa is envisioned as a marriage of the timeless romance of southern France and the high-tech convenience of Silicon Valley
    The personal residence of a European interior designer, rigorous attention to authenticity shapes every detail of the construction
    Indoor-outdoor gathering areas thoughtfully frame views of the grounds and spectacular panoramas of San Francisco Bay

    STRUCTURE |
    All public utilities
    Copper gutters
    Acrylic stucco finishes
    Double-framed construction for strength, insulation, and architectural aesthetic
    Reclaimed roof tiles from Spain, approx. 300 years old, over modern roofing system

    DETAILS |
    Villeroy & Boch® sinks
    European halogen lights
    Linen black-out draperies
    Dornbracht® plumbing fixtures
    Oversized JELD-WEN® windows
    Belgian white oak ceiling beams
    Floors of French oak and limestone
    Handmade Belgian oak interior doors
    New Belgian furnishings (price negotiable)
    Thermally broken steel-and-glass exterior doors
    Isokern® wood-burning fireplaces with gas starter

    TECH |
    Private climate controls for every bedroom
    Sonos® surround sound
    Full-house remote security
    Dusk-to-dawn exterior lighting
    State-of-the-art water filtration
    Pentair® smart controls for landscape lighting, pool, spa, and fire features

    THE GROUNDS |
    Winding gravel drive with reclaimed fountain leads to entry and garage
    Spanish olive trees craned into place
    Pool mosaic and landscaping pots imported from France
    Low-maintenance, drought-resistant plantings throughout
    Includes additional gravel parking pad and bocce ball court
    Fireplaces and other fire features illuminate rear outdoor spaces
    Tiered patios of French limestone overlook pool, spa, and San Francisco Bay
    Separate entertaining pavilion includes outdoor kitchen with barbecue and pizza oven

    DESIGN |
    Central gathering areas flow into poolside lounges for indoor-outdoor versatility
    Optimally suited for both intimate casual living and large-scale entertaining
    Primary sleeping quarters are arranged in a separate wing for privacy
    Attached three-car garage with limestone floors abounds with custom storage

    ENTERTAIN |
    Guests may pass from the elegant entry hall into a sophisticated reception room, or step directly into the outdoor living room
    Easily seating parties of 10 or more, the glass-walled dining room has coffered ceilings and boasts inspiring views of the bay
    Accessed by a private staircase, the climate-controlled wine cellar can house a tasting area and hundreds of bottles
    Home theater with JVC® 4K projector and retractable screen anchors the entertainment wing, complete with billiard room, wine closet, and large wet bar with icemaker and beverage cooler

    UNWIND |
    Lounge with loved ones around the fireplace in an open-concept family room nestled beneath intricate ceilings of Belgian oak beams
    Opening to the rear grounds, the private office is perfectly suited for working from home
    Embrace your health and wellness in the mirrored fitness center, complete with en-suite bath and steam shower with integrated music
    Take a swim in the pool, soak in the spa, play a game of bocce, or wander footpaths around the grounds while savoring the soothing vistas

    GOURMET |
    Calacatta marble slabs and hand-crafted Moroccan Zellige® tiles enhance the minimalist island kitchen
    Sleek cabinetry conceals custom pull-out storage, Gaggenau® refrigerator and freezer columns, and a dishwasher by Miele®
    Anchoring the space is a French LaCanche® oven range with oversized griddle, gas range with sauté burner, and induction cooktop

    LEISURE |
    All bedrooms are appointed with custom closet storage and luxurious en-suite baths with designer fixtures, heated floors, towel warmers, and natural stone finishes
    Double doors open to a splendid primary suite beneath beamed ceilings, offering a private patio and spacious dual walk-in closets
    Designed for optimal comfort, the primary spa hosts dual vanities, a marble-encased tub, and walk-in shower with bench
    Both levels have a privately arranged guest suite replete with patio access, perfect as service or au pair quarters

    THE LOCATION |
    Shopping and dining in Downtown Los Altos and recreation at Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club are within minutes
    Commuters can quickly reach tech campuses, Highway 280, and Page Mill Road
    Nearby parks and nature preserves afford miles of trails and endless outdoor enjoyment
    Top-performing Palo Alto schools like Nixon Elementary, Fletcher Middle, and Gunn High are easily accessible (buyer to verify)

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