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Madelyn Cobb, right, representing the Coldwell Banker team in this Atherton match, takes a shot. At left is Kim Garsed, a Ferrari player. Cobb, a fourth-generation polo player, graduated from Sacred Heart and plays on the Cal Poly Polo team that won the regional championships this year and went on to the nationals.

Photo by Jessica Robinson

Women’s polo delights players, spectators in Atherton


By Christine Vernes Member, Menlo Polo Club

About the author: Christine Vermes is an amateur polo player and member of both the Menlo Polo Club and the Horse Park Polo Club of Woodside. She was co-chair of the recent ExpertQuote Ladies’ Cup Tournament, held in Atherton.

On the cover Abby Riggs takes a shot while her horse is at a full gallop. Photo by Jessica Robinson.

A polo player zips up her boots. This is the traditional type of tall boot worn for polo, with the zipper running up the front.

Photo by Jessica Robinson

t may be the best-kept secret in Silicon Valley. Polo is being played right here in our own backyard — and it has been since 1923. Over Memorial Day weekend, the Menlo Polo Club, one of the oldest polo clubs in California, hosted its first U.S. Polo Associationsanctioned women’s tournament at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton with all the fanfare and pageantry you’d expect from the so-called “sport of kings.” Eight teams, with a total of 32 women, competed in four matches for prizes. Amateur competitors hailed from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and other local Silicon Valley towns. Completing

the teams were top professional women players from Southern California, collegiate players from Cal Poly, and guests from Los Angeles, Santa Rosa, and Santa Barbara. While the Menlo Polo Club has been in existence for nearly 90 years and had some serious national recognition in the late 1950s and early 1960s, it has been relatively quiet until recently. “Back in the day, polo was a large part of the social scene on the Peninsula,” says Lyn Jason Cobb, president of the Menlo Polo Club. Her grandfather started the club, and her father, Mack Jason, was club president for 46 years. “The sidelines were always packed with tailgaters.”

She’d like to see a return to that kind of local enthusiasm for the sport. The May 29 event was the largest tournament the club has seen in many years and the sponsorship was unprecedented. The title sponsor was ExpertQuote, a benefits management company. Team and Gold sponsors were Airship Ventures, Bombardier, Cheval Polo, Coldwell Banker, Ferrari Silicon Valley, Four Seasons Silicon Valley, Land Rover, Surpass, Tesla Motors, the Wall Street Journal and Zouves Fertility Center. “The enthusiasm and momentum for the tournament was outSee WOMEN’S POLO, next page

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Polo ponies in preparation for the match are lined up next to their trailers, referred to as the “polo line.” Polo ponies are trained to stand patiently, waiting for their turn on the field.

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NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON REVISIONS TO THE TOWN’S GEOLOGIC AND GROUND MOVEMENT POTENTIAL MAPS AND RELATED ZONING PROVISIONS AND LAND USE POLICIES AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC REVIEW PERIOD OF PROPOSED NEGATIVE DECLARATION FOR ADOPTION OF THESE MATTERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of the Town of Portola Valley will hold a public hearing on the proposed revisions to the Geologic and Ground Movement Potential Maps, Related Zoning Provisions and Land Use Policies on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 7:30 p.m., in the Town Council Chambers (Historic Schoolhouse), 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley, California. The Planning Commission will consider all evidence, written and oral communications pertaining to the proposed Element. All interested persons are invited to appear before the Planning Commission to be heard at the time and place herein above mentioned. Public Hearings provide the general public and interested parties an opportunity to provide testimony on these items. If you challenge a proposed action(s) in court, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at a Public Hearing(s) described above, or in written correspondence delivered to the Planning Commission at, or prior to, the Public Hearing(s). NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a proposed Negative Declaration regarding the above mentioned Revisions has been prepared and is available for review. The Planning Commission will consider the proposed Negative Declaration at its meeting of July 7, 2010 at 7:30 p.m., in the Town Council Chambers (Historic Schoolhouse), 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley, California. Comments may be submitted in writing prior to the Planning Commission meeting or presented at the meeting. All interested persons are invited to appear before the Planning Commission at the time and place herein above-mentioned. Copies of the proposed Negative Declaration are available at Portola Valley Town Hall, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley, California. Dated: June 10, 2010 22 N The Almanac NJune 16, 2010

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standing especially coming off a very difficult economy last year,” Cobb notes. The event was deemed to be a qualifier tournament for the Women’s Challenge Tournament (WCT), the “Super Bowl” of women’s tournaments. The WCT is the most prestigious tournament title in women’s polo today as well as the largest women’s tournament series in the world. Team winners from the Menlo Polo Club’s women’s tournament qualify for playoffs at the WCT finals in Florida at the International Polo Club in April 2011. The first match in the Atherton tournament pitted the Four Seasons Silicon Valley team against

the team sponsored by Zouves Fertility Center. The match was tied 2-0 in the third chukker (or period). Zouves Fertility Center triumphed in the fourth chukker by scoring two goals to end the match, 4-3. The second match was played by the Land Rover Surpass team against the Tesla Motors CB polo team. Tesla Motors scored the majority of points in the first and third chukkers, winning the game 7-3. The fastest match of the day was appropriately played by the Ferrari of Silicon Valley team against Coldwell Banker. While Ferrari showed a solid performance, Coldwell Banker’s third chukker was the strongest. scoring 4 points alone that period and ending the match 8-5 in Coldwell’s favor. The last match of the day was the

Cheval Polo team against a Menlo Polo Club-assembled team with two collegiate players from Cal Poly. Menlo Polo Club took a home “court” advantage, winning that game 10-2. A

N I NFO RMATI O N ■ Polo in Silicon Valley is played at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton from May through the middle of October. Players take August off to support the Menlo Charity Horse Show. ■ Go to for information on the Menlo Polo Club and the schedule of tournaments. Sunday play and Friday afternoon practices are open to the public and admission is free. Picnics and tailgating are welcome on the west side of the field.

Kiwanis Club awards $41,000 in scholarships The Kiwanis Club of Menlo Park has awarded $41,000 in scholarships to eight seniors from Menlo-Atherton High School, according to an announcement from the club. The M-A students chosen this year are Allison Malathong, Chloe Peters, Gonzalo Alvarez, Victoria Fakalata, Ana Mark da Silva, Camille Zolopa, Andrea Huerta and Mako Kuwabara.

The club’s statement did not go into detail as to the distribution of the scholarship money. The Kiwanis have awarded over $500,000 in scholarships since the program began, and gave $10,000 earlier this year to the Ravenswood Education Foundation to help pay for extended school hours for the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto and

Menlo Park, the club said. Among the 50 or so causes in which the Kiwanis Club has involved itself: Project Read, English in Action, St. Anthony’s dining room, the Al Julian track-and-field games in East Palo Alto, the Special Olympic games at De Anza College, and Rebuilding Together. For more information, call Les Koonce at 321-6068.

Mid-Peninsula, Summit graduates prepare to set sail Twenty-six students graduated June 5 from MidPeninsula High, a private school at 1340 Willow Road in Menlo Park, and about 100 graduated from Summit Preparatory Charter High School, a public

school in Redwood City. Names of Mid-Peninsula graduates and the 18 Summit Prep graduates who live in The Almanac’s circulation area are listed below.


Summit Prep

Graduates are: A-L: Genyana Marina Greenfield August, Thomas Clark Brannan, Joshua Eric Braun, Hanne Isabel Clarke, Kevin Thommes Deasy, Charles Dentler, Eibi Daniel Diaz, Brendan Michael Downing, Tomio Jerome Endo, Nisha Amena Husain, Anton Landauer, Jason Alexander Leiter and John F. Lynde. M-Z: Dennis McDonald, Vincent M. Maier, Eros E. Miron Benitez, Chandler Kathleen Dearden Nielsen, Sarah Anderson Percell, Alexander G. Polishuk, George Rapley, Anna May Rivers, Alexandra B. Roth, Jillian Mary Sullivan, Kevin Joseph Tucker, Jared Ronald Van, Campbell Donovan Winslow.

The 18 Summit Prep graduates who live in The Almanac’s circulation area are: ■ Atherton: Emma Bodell. ■ Woodside: Adam Booth, Catharine Heller, Hanna Hunt, Andrew Stine and Jennifer Thomas. ■ Menlo Park: Melissa Arellano, Colin Bugella, Jeffrey Campbell, Cory Downing, Wynton Kitzmiller, Manuel Macias, Gregoire Martineau, Brian McNamara, Daniel Milman, Robert Thomsen, Samuel Weingast, David Westley and Nathaniel Wynne.

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850 Acreage/Lots/ Storage Nevada: Bank-Owned Land! 10 acres. Trout stream, $39,900. Substantial discounts, limited availability. Beautiful Fish Lake Valley acreage w/year round rainbow trout stream in foothills of Boundary Peak, Nevada’s highest mountain. Gorgeous snowcapped views. Great recreational opportunities. Upscale ranch community. Financing available to qualified buyers. Call 1-877-669-3737. (Cal-SCAN

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830 Commercial/ Income Property OFFICE SPACE OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE! 2 Offices available in downtown Menlo Park.

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855 Real Estate Services Elegant Single Level Penthouse!

890 Real Estate Wanted Crescent Park/Old P.A. rental Mature Woman Seeking Inlaw Unit


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Public Notices 995 Fictitious Name Statement THE PRECIOUS PLACE SENIOR SERVICES FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239130 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: The Precious Place Senior Services at 1905 Jefferson Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94062, San Mateo County: Registered Owner(s): ESTHER TUGADE LINO 1905 Jefferson Avenue Redwood City, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on May 21, 2010. (Almanac May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 2010) PCB CONSULTING FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239036 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: PCB Consulting at 642 Quarry Rd., San Carlos, CA 94070; Mailing address: PO Box 1826, Campbell, CA 95009: Registered Owner(s): GAIL A. SCHOOLEY 3880 Via Milano Campbell, CA 95008 This business is conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on May 18, 2010. (Almanac May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 2010) CONTRACTORS STATE LICENSE TEST FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 238827 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Contractors State License Test at 1700 El Camino Real Rue 21 Spc 33, South San Francisco, California 94080: Is (are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): CONSUELO BOLANOS 1700 El Camino Real Rue 21 Spc 33 South San Francisco, CA 94080 This business is conducted by: An Individual.

The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 04/24/2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on May 5, 2010. (Almanac May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 2010) NOT EQUITY WEALTH MANAGEMENT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239127 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Not Equity Wealth Management at 146 Grand St., Redwood City, CA 94062, San Mateo County: Registered Owner(s): ROBERT SETSER 146 Grand St. Redwood City, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on May 21, 2010. (Almanac June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010) AGM REALTY FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239122 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: AGM Realty at 313 O’Connor St., Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County: Registered Owner(s): ADELA GILDO-MAZZON 313 O’Connor St. Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: an Individual. The Registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on May 20, 2010. (Almanac June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010) MENLO PARK ASSISTANTS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239092 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Menlo Park Assistants at 1259 El Camino Real # 66, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County: Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): LINDSEY SANDHU 1259 El Camino Real # 66 Menlo Park, CA 94025 NAVKARAN SANDHU 1259 El Camino Real # 66 Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: Husband & Wife. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business

name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on May 20, 2010. (Almanac June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010) JACKSON CONSULTING FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239075 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Jackson Consulting at 1101 Bay Laurel Dr., Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County: Registered owner(s): MARIE JACKSON 1101 Bay Laurel Dr. Menlo Park, CA 94025 This business is conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on May 19, 2010. (Almanac June 2, 9, 16, 23, 2010) THE LIBRARY SOCIETY PRESS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239155 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: The Library Society Press at 2 Shingle Mill Rd., Hwy 9, La Honda, San Mateo County; Mail Address: P.O. Box 620521, Woodside, CA 94062: Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): RICHARD HOSMER BLUM P.O. Box 620482 Woodside, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on May 24, 2010. (Almanac June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010) NOT EQUITY WEALTH ADVISORS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239265 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Not Equity Wealth Advisors at 146 Grand St., Redwood City, CA 94062, San Mateo County: Registered owner(s): ROBERT SETSER 146 Grand St. Redwood City, CA 94062 This business is conducted by: An Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on

June 1, 2010. (Almanac June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010) FLORENCE COURT APARTMENTS FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239328 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Florence Court Apartments at 1020 Florence Ln., Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County: Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): ANADON FLORENCE LLC California Davis, CA 95618 This business is conducted by: Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 05/03/2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on June 3, 2010. (Almanac June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010) FERRARI ENTERPRISE I FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239329 The following person(s) is (are) doing business as: Ferrari Enterprise I at 1002 Fremont, Menlo Park, CA 94025, San Mateo County: Is (Are) hereby registered by the following owner(s): ANADON MENLO LLC California Davis, CA 95618 This business is conducted by: Limited Liability Company. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on 05/03/2010. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on June 3, 2010. (Almanac June 9, 16, 23, 30, 2010) SAFE TRANSPORT FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No. 239365 The following person (persons) is (are) doing business as: Safe Transport at 533 Del Monte Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080, San Mateo County: Registered Owner(s): BLESILDA O. GARCIA 533 Del Monte Avenue South San Francisco, CA 94080 This business is conducted by: an Individual. The registrant commenced to transact business under the fictitious business name(s) listed herein on N/A. This statement was filed with the County Clerk-Recorder of San Mateo County on June 4, 2010. (Almanac June 16, 23, 30, July 7, 2010)

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Gorgeous remodeled home in Oakdell Manor! Located on a quiet tree lined street, this beautiful home features a gourmet granite & cherry wood kitchen with top of the line Wolf gas range/oven and stainless steel appliances, separate family room, formal dining room & elegant living room. Recreation room on the second level features pool table and entertainment center. Sparkling pool/spa & cabana! 3,303 square foot home located on a lush nearly 12,500 square foot lot (118.5’ x 105’) Offered at $2,695,000

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OPEN SUNDAY !&'$#$'%'$# 1:30–4:30 PM Excellent opportunity: 2 parcels each approx. .92 acre; beautiful level grounds $6,850,000 Listed by Skip Cashin

OPEN SUNDAY 2 Douglass Way, Atherton 2–4 PM West-side location just blocks to town; ~ 2/3 acre with pool; entertainer’s dream $2,475,000 OPEN SUNDAY 2–4 PM


#*$$)#(#!$% Beautiful 4-bedroom home with sunny gardens; private and quiet NEW PRICE $1,990,000

OPEN SUNDAY 3258 Emerson Street, Palo Alto 2–4 PM 4-year-new home in Midtown; fabulously ďŹ nished; 4 bedrooms, 3 baths co-listed w/ Denise Laugesen $1,931,000

 $+! $(%'#!$% 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths; approx. 5,300 sq. ft.; Las Lomitas schools $3,795,000 co-listed w/ Denise Laugesen

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Shane Stent

Frankie Stamey

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DRE# 01438764

Filled with designer touches, this newly constructed 4-bedroom, 3-bath modern home with 2,095 square feet, is located only a few blocks to downtown and major commute routes. “Greenpointâ€? rated, it includes a sunny chef’s kitchen with large island, expansive living room with ďŹ replace and French doors to an outdoor patio, main-level bedroom and a lovely master suite. Top rated Palo Alto Schools. Offered at $1,950,000

747 Webster Street, Palo Alto

B onnieB iorn 650.888.0846 June 16, 2010 N The Almanac N27

Located on a tree-lined street in desirable Vintage Oaks, this designer-appointed 4-bedroom, 3-bath residence spans 3,075 sq ft over two levels. Featuring a granite-finished chef’s kitchen, which boasts abundant prep space, top-quality appliances and opens directly into the family room with access to the rear terrace.

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A main-level bedroom, equipped with custom cabinetry would also make an excellent home office. Highlighting the upper level, the master bedroom suite boasts a tall coved ceiling, an expansive dressing area with two walk-ins closets, and a gleaming tilefinished bathroom with a deep soaking tub. Two additional bedrooms share a “Jack & Jill” full bath. Beautifully landscaped grounds and a large rear garden with patio are perfect for entertaining family and friends. With its prime Menlo Park address, proximity to downtown shopping and dining, easy access to commute routes, and top rated Menlo Park schools make this home an excellent choice for the discriminating buyer. Offered at $2,750,000

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60 Gloria Circle, Menlo Park




Situated on over half an acre, this Spanish-inspired California lifestyle home offers incredible indoor-outdoor living with an open floor plan and gorgeous natural light. Located minutes from downtown Menlo Park, this secluded single-level home offers a 4-bedroom and 3.5-bathroom main house, a separate guest studio and a detached 3-car garage. This home enjoys access to award-winning Menlo Park schools.


offered at $2,995,000

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FOUNDER | PRINCIPAL International President’s Premier Over $100MM in sales Direct: 650.380.3122 DRE# 01484129

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CASHIN COMPANY MENLO PARK (650) 614-3500 PALO ALTO (650) 853-7100

PORTOLA VALLEY (650) 529-2900

SAN CARLOS (650) 598-4900


Isabella Ave. is one of the most sought after streets in Atherton. This estate property offers a wonderful opportunity to build your dream home or renovate the existing & innovative residence to its original splendor.

Steven Gray ATHERTON – On the market for the first time this classic Dutch Colonial 4bd/3.5ba home features living room & family room w/fireplace, main level master suite, pool & spa w/covered pavilion plus separate 1 bed/1ba apartment.

Skip Cashin

Offered at $6,850,000

(650) 614-3500

Offered at $7,495,000

(650) 529-1000

Gorgeous, gated Mediterranean 4bd/4ba home in Lloyden Park neighborhood completed in '08. Separate living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, three fireplaces. Basement with theatre room, game room, wine cellar, office & more.

Barbara Silverberg

Offered at $3,195,000

(650) 614-3500

Larger than it appears, this 5 BR/5 + BA home is situated on a level lot w/mature Oak & Redwood trees. Features formal entry, eat-in kit w/brkfast nook, bay windows, a frplc in MB & LR, Den/study, Bonus room, high ceilings & wet bar. ATHERTON – Updated light-filled spaces include 4 bd, 3 ba's in the main home + 1-bd gst quarters. Resort-like pool & gardens complete w/outdoor f'place, fountain, & deluxe BBQ center make this property a private oasis.

Doyle F. Rundell

Offered at $3,995,000

(650) 614-3500

Guy Mongillo

Offered at $1,999,000

(650) 948-8050

Exquisite home extensively remodeled. Large gourmet kitchen w/custom cabinetry & top of the line appliances. Abundant natural light & alder wood floors. Kit opens to FR w/French doors leading to gardens & patio. 3 bedrooms + office.

Mary Jo McCarthy

Offered at $1,573,000

(650) 614-3500


ATHERTON – 4 BR, 3 BA, remodeled kitchen & master bath. Hardwood floors and skylights. Private rear yard ideal for entertaining w/pool, spa, putting green & beautiful gardens. Close proximity to downtown Menlo Park.

Kristin Cashin

Dana Cappiello

Offered at $1,399,000

(650) 529-1000

Offered at $2,475,000

(650) 614-3500


This exquisite 3BD/2BA condo is beautiful. The home features a large kitchen with top of the line appliances, granite counters & hardwood cabinets. There is a full dining room & large living room with an Italian fireplace.



Dana Cappiello

Offered at $2,595,000

(650) 529-1000

Felton Gables 4BR/3.5BA Remodeled gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceilings & hardwood flrs. Family & Living rm w/fireplaces. Private backyard w/pool/ spa and cottage.

Tammy Cole

Offered at $2,375,000

(650) 529-2900

(650) 614-3500

Offered at $3,298,000

BURLINGAME (650) 340-9688

Gorgeous Updated Charmer in Great MP neighborhood on tree-lined street. Updated kitc w/granite counters, farmhouse sink, garden window, well appointed bathroom, f'place in LR, great floorplan, lush & private backyard w/hot tub.

Meryle Sussman

Offered at $824,000

(650) 614-3500

This 2/1 home has been beautifully remodeled! New bathroom w/granite & marble, new kitc w/new cabinets & appliances, new double paned windows, new paint, new roof. Create your own Oasis! What Value at this price!

John Marshall

Offered at $599,000

MENLO PARK – Beautiful new 4BR/3.5BA home w/luxurious finishes-high ceilings, gourmet kit w/granite slate, hardwood flrs, wet bar, wrought iron railings, CAT5, pro lndscp w/stone patio & built-in bbq & wet bar. Close to shops, parks, fwys.

Dary Marhamat

Offered at $2,099,000

(650) 948-8050

(650) 614-3500

Prime West Menlo Park Location! Las Lomitas Schools! 2 bedroom, 1 bath, plus garage and bonus area. Beautiful Sharon Glen complex with pool.

Suzanne Scott

Offered at $565,000

(650) 614-3500

Remodeled in 2001, this Craftsman designed home with beautiful appointments & quality finishes features 3BR/2.5BA, gourmet kitchen, hw flrs & media/entertainment rm. Natural setting with beautifully crafted stonewalls & patios.

Steven Gray

Offered at $1,345,000

(650) 529-1000

MENLO PARK – Your own private drive awaits leading you to this beautiful home surrounded by a large sunny gardens. Four bedroom, three bathroom house features vaulted ceilings, dramatic window wall, hardwood floors & stone counters plus an office.

Kristin Cashin



Offered at $1,990,000

(650) 614-3500

An amazing Emerald Hills location with the finest quality materials & great floor plan. Stunning new custom home with phenomenal peninsula views. Spacious 5 bedroom 5.5 bath home with office. Detached 3-car garage.

Tata Vahdatpour

Offered at $2,285,000

(650) 614-3500

Price Reduced...Two homes for the price of one! 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths, sep living room, family room and office. Garage has studio type unit above with full kitchen, dining & living room. Private grounds on cul-de-sac.

MENLO PARK – Spacious & light remodeled 4 bd/3.5bd ranch hm in outstanding West MP neighborhood. Elegant living & dining rooms. Gourmet kit opens to cozy fam rm w/FP. Luxurious expanded master suite. Sunny yard & pool. Outstanding Menlo Park schools!

Joann T Bedrossian

Elizabeth Daschbach

Offered at $1,125,000

(650) 614-3500

Leon Y Leong

Offered at $1,834,000

(650) 614-3500

Offered at $449,000

(650) 614-3500



3 Bedroom 2.5 bath Beacon Shores Beauty...must see! First time on market. Wood floors, fireplace in living room, plantation shutters, HOA pool.

Joann T Bedrossian

Offered at $899,950

(650) 614-3500


MENLO PARK – Beautifully upgraded & exquisitely maintained, this 3Br/2.5Ba, 2 level home has gorgeous gardens & charming patio. Walk to your favorite shops & restaurants. MP Schools! Attached 2 car garage.

Suzanne Scott

Offered at $1,195,000

(650) 614-3500

The home features 4 bedrooms,3 baths, plus a fam room. Large kitchen w/pantry & breakfast bar. Separate DR has big sliding doors that open out to expansive decks & garden. The living room has wood burning fireplace & tall ceilings.

Dana Cappiello

Offered at $1,249,000

(650) 529-1000

Beautiful 2 story, 3BR/2BA stand alone home in 5 home development. Move-in condition! 3 fireplaces, cathedral ceiling in LR, granite kit, custom entertainment center in FR. Close to town, restaurants, shops & train.

Build Green in Woodside! This incredible lot is located in the heart of town & next to hiking trails. Build a 3BD/2BA home & live amidst the beautiful Redwood trees. Woodside Schools. Have building approval from Town of Woodside.

Hazel Anker

Dana Cappiello

(650) 948-8050

LOS ALTOS (650) 948-8050

Offered at $3,995,000

Paul Skrabo

Elizabeth Daschbach


Tom Boeddiker

This lovely 5bd/4.5ba home with separate cottage, is beautiful & private. Arched doorways lead to a formal dining rm & then into the kitchen with large island, granite counters & updated appliances.

MENLO PARK – Exceptional 4 bd/3.5ba one level custom hm on W. Menlo’s most sought after street. Gourmet kit, elegant formal liv'g & din'g rooms, vaulted ceiling fam rm, luxurious master ste. Hardwd flrs, Frnch drs, 3 fireplaces. Huge lot. MP schools.


Best value 3 bed/2 bath condo, many updates, quiet location in complex, excellent neighborhood school – Roy Cloud, close to Canada College.

ATHERTON – . Beautiful 1+ level acre property with vast lawns & lush landscaping. Menlo Park School District. Only a few blocks to downtown Menlo Park. Updated, move-in condition 4BR, 3BA, High ceiling LR, Sep. DR, Chef's Kitchen with eating area.

Offered at $2,245,000

SAN MATEO (650) 343-3700

Country in the city! Historical Menlo Park home - from the 40's - lovingly enlarged and remodeled in 1995. 4br/4ba great family kitchen, Menlo Park schools. Walk to downtown, parks, schools & shops + detached cottage. (650) 614-3500

(650) 529-2900

WOODSIDE (650) 529-1000

Offered at $1,358,000

Offered at $799,000

(650) 529-1000

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REDWOOD CITY – This lovely Mediterranean home shows like new! 4BD/3BA w/cathedral ceilings & fireplace in LR, spacious kitchen w/granite counters & SS appliances. Ground level bedroom for gst/au pair. Backyard w/artist studio, fountain, patio w/pavers.

Sally Kwok

Offered at $1,099,000

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Bright, Charming Ranch-style home. Lovingly cared for by only the second owner, it offers beautifully landscaped front and rear yards, a gardener’s delight! • 2 bedrooms, 1 bath • Gas fireplace • Dining room with bay window • New granite kitchen counters • Stainless steel appliances • Laundry area • Oak floors

• Thermal pane windows • Skylights • Approx. 6,250 sf. lot • Approx 1,030+ sf. interior • Gorgeous perennial gardens • Potting and compost area • Detached garage with off street parking • Menlo Park schools

endi Selig Aimonetti

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Top 1% Nationwide

Cell 650.465.5602 Direct 650.328.5211 DRE 01001476



(650) 854-2626 x 6583 Open By Appointment

4 Robert S Drive, Menlo Park

Rich in detail and history, this beautiful property is one of the original Moore Acres residences and the last original family owned. Spanning approximately .62 acres, this majestic estate features park like grounds, Cabernet Grape vineyard, fruit trees, vegetable garden, vibrant flowers and foliage and a romantic gazebo situated on top of a tranquil fountain. The sparkling pool, multiple entertainment areas and pool house with kitchen and bath allow for hours of outdoor enjoyment and relaxation.

Lyn Jason Cobb


The main house centers on a magnificent curved stairway, which begins at the rear of the circular entrance hall. The gracious floor plan features four bedrooms, five full baths, two half baths, formal living and dining rooms, eat-in kitchen, family room/dormitory, master suite and a two car adjoining garage. Awarded the Golden Nugget Award for Architectural Design in 1987, the carriage house features two bedrooms, two baths, kitchen, dining area, living room with fireplace, loft, its own two-car attached garage and Porte Cochere.

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650.566.5331 Mobile: 650.464.2622



5BR | 3BA



Spacious well maintained home with large, eat-in kitchen, LR & FR. Views. Excellent floor plan. Walk to shops/recreation. Las Lomitas Schools.

Eloise Pollock




4BR | 2BA $829,000

Lovely spacious home, freshly painted with lots of updates as well as solar panels. Large LR, eat-in kitchen, FR w/high ceilings, landscaped backyard.

Hossein Jalali

650.323.7751 ATHERTON


3BR | 2BA



Sophisticated single level contemporary on approx 20,000 sq.ft. mostly level lot w/pool. Dramatic LR/ DR w/limestone frpl, beam ceilings, fab. granite kit. Prime Emerald Hills!

In a beautifully landscaped setting with a glimpse of the western hills. Close to open space trails, yet offers convenient access to Highway 280.

Celeste Henzel

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Rarely available Sharon Hts top flr corner unit. 2 balconies, updated master bath. 5 mins from Stanford & 280. Near shops, restaurants & Sharon Park.

Beautifully maintained end unit. Spacious LR w/fireplace opens to private outdoor patio. Close to shopping & restaurants, easy access to Hwy 101.

James Milton

Pam & Katie Hammer

MENLO PARK $13,950,000 MUST SEE!!!



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650.324.4456 PORTOLA VALLEY






6 BR 10 BA Exquisite Atherton estate--over 14,000 sqft 4 BR 3.5 BA Best priced home in Sharon Heights & Las 4 BR 3.5 BA Completely remodeled 7 years ago. This 2 5 BR 2 BA Spacious 2,760+/- sf home on a 9,100+/- sf lot 6 BR 6.5 BA Great cul-de-sac location in with top Las Lomitas SD! Gorgeous Cape Cod style, fabulous designer story floor plan is situated on a private 1 acre site with gated exudes old world charm with period details throughout in Lomitas schools. Large home plus 2 separate, detached home on huge, professionally landscaped 1.63 acre lot. driveway, pool, spa & guest house. guesthouses. Sparkling pool & spa, fantastic grounds! the desirable Mt. Carmel neighborhood. Hanna Shacham 650.324.4456 interiors. Excellent flr pln w/French doors to patio.



Lyn Jason Cobb

650.324.4456 Scott Dancer

650.851.2666 Valerie Dakin

650.323.7751 Billy McNair GORGEOUS HOME IN WOODSIDE

$4,398,000 STUNNING REMODELED HOME! $1,375,000 QUALITY & DESIGN! 6 BR 8.5 BA Completed in 2001 w/over 8,300sf in the 3 level GORGEOUS UPDATED TOWNHOME $1,098,000 main hse: Chef's kit, LR, DR, library, FR, media rm, exercise 3 BR 2.5 BA Beautifully updatd townhome features gourmet 3 BR 3 BA A masterpiece of modern, minimalist architecture 3 BR 2.5 BA Elegant LR, gourmet kitchen, exquisite master with Zen-like ambiance.Extensive remodel on approx 3.8 ac kitchen, lrg master suite, built-ins & abundant storage! rm, sauna & wine cellar. Sparkling pool. suite w/private BA. Downstairs family room w/fireplace, 650.325.6161 w/incredible Bay Views. Jim McCahon 650.851.2666 Ann Griffiths Celeste Henzel 650.851.1961 built-in shelving overlooks landscaped backyard. HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!



6 BR 7 full BA + 3 half Historic Atherton estate updated w/ 4 BR 2 BA Elegant living room, formal dining room, gourmet finest of modern amenities. Guest house has been designed kitchen adjoins family room. Large master suite. Private 1BR/1BA guest cottage. MP schools! as music & entertainment center. Must see!

Hugh Cornish


650.324.4456 Keri Nicholas $4,295,000 WILLOWS CHARMER



5 BR 3 BA Located on 1.4 ac w/oak-studded grounds, this 3 BR 2 BA Gorgeous remodeled home with sustainable classic traditional estate presents refinement & style. 2-level “green materials” in the heart of the Willows. Huge fenced yard. 1670 sf , 7370 sf lot (per seller). main hme, gsthse, log cabin, pool & spa.

650.851.2666 Kathleen Jarvis Pasin $3,995,000 PRICE REDUCED!

Steven Lessard




Keri Nicholas


4 BR 2 BA + 2 half-baths (1BR currently is an office), addiREDWOOD SHORES tional office, tennis ct, spa, extra 3-car garage w/living space potential. ELEGANT & CONTEMPORARY $799,000 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 650.851.1961 2 BR 2.5 BA This home has two master suites, & bestows STUNNING SETTING $3,225,000 both elegant and contemporary living. Gourmet kitchen with 6 BR 7 BA Exceptional contemporary home on 1.30acs (per stainless steel appliances. Close to 101 & 92. county),w/majestic oaks. Generously sized rooms, lovely Loren Dakin 650.323.7751 gardens,private views & more.

650.325.6161 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh $1,275,000 SCENIC SPLENDOR


650.324.4456 Doug Gonzalez $2,950,000 RMLD HM IN THE WILLOWS

650.324.4456 Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh $939,000 TASTEFULLY REMODELED




2 BR 2 BA Upgraded single story close to downtown Los Altos. LR with FP. Detached garage. Spacious private patio with a large storage unit.

Leannah Hunt & Laurel Robinson




4 BR 5 full BA + 2 half Two fabulous residences; prestigious location. Menlo Park schools. Gorgeous gardens. Once in a lifetime opportunity! Shown by appointment.

Lyn Jason Cobb







4 BR 2.5 BA Incredible views! This house is tucked away behind beautiful wrought iron gates & offers a peaceful & natural setting, w/pool & spa.

Carla Priola-Anisman




3 BR 2.5 BA Architectural contemporary on approx. 9.6 acres. A pool & sep. located hot tub is positioned within the redwood trees. Minutes to 280 & Sand Hill Rd.

650.851.1961 $2,349,000


Hugh Cornish



Jean & Chris Isaacson CHARM-FILLED HOME



Keri Nicholas 650.323.7751 2 BR 1 BA This is a must see. Shows beautifully w/hrdw flrs, 4 BR 3 BA Serene setting w/views toward southern hills. $12,900,000 skylites, FP, sep DR, granite counters & stainless steel appli- Fabulous kit. opens to living & dining areas/lovely master THIS HOME HAS IT ALL! suite. Sep FR, Office w/built-ins, hdwd flrs. ances.MP schools! 5 BR 6.5 BA Beautiful "Old Woodside" estate. Spanish-style 650.851.1961 home of 6800 SF built in 1926. Well maintained, private 4.3 Wendi Selig-Aimonetti 650.328.5211 Celeste Henzel $2,095,000 acre lot. Pool, spa, tennis ct, views+more! MOVE RIGHT IN! $399,000 STUNNING UPDATED HOME 650.324.4456 2 BR 2 BA Beautiful unit in Menlo Commons. Newer carpet- 3 BR 2.5 BA Spectacular views of hills & south bay! Lg mstr Carol MacCorkle suite w/2 walk-in closets. Kitchen-FR opening up to a new ing, wood flooring, appliances & paint. This 55+ complex is MAGNIFICENT ESTATE $12,500,000 large deck. Pool, Tennis Crts & Club House. minutes to everything MP has to offer! 650.851.2666 8 BR 7 full BA + 3 half On 15.7 acres w/grand sized rooms & J Hickingbotham IV 650.324.4456 Erika Demma spectacular views. Garden pathways, stone walls and stairs, WAYSIDE BEAUTY! $1,997,000 pool, pool house, stables for 8 horses & tennis ct. NEW LISTING! $875,000 LOWER 4 BR 3.5 BA Sophistcated 11 year old custom built split- level Scott Dancer 650.851.2666 3 BR 2.5 BA Great West Menlo Opportunity! Approx. on apprx. 1 ac. Top quality thruout! 1370 SF home, approx. 6800 SF lot, 1 car garage & carport. Celeste Henzel 650.851.1961 9 AC – CENTRAL WOODSIDE $9,900,000 Updated hall bath. Outstanding Menlo Park Schools! $1,799,000 4 BR 4 BA Exceptionally Private and Secluded Settings Jackie Copple 650.324.4456 PRICE REDUCED! 5 BR 3.5 BA Rebuilt from the foundation up in 2007 & with Superb Views. Close to Town and Highly-Acclaimed boasts views of both the Santa Cruz Mtns and Portola Valley. Woodside Elementary School. Pool, Spa & Guest House. PALO ALTO Located just a few steps from open space trails! Erika Demma 650.851.2666

6 BR 5 full BA + 2 half Stunning high-quality new construction in Prime Wst MP. Traditional Craftsman design w/luxurious finishes & meticulous details. Private landscaped yd. BRAND NEW/PRIME MIDTOWN $2,298,000 Nathalie de Saint Andrieu 650.324.4456 4 BR 3.5 BA Approx. 2780 sf of a 2-story house & 1-car grage. 2 suites 1 on ea level, separate office & bonus upstairs play/ SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY $2,995,000 4 BR 3.5 BA Fabulous single level Spanish inspired home reading area. Gunn High. 650.325.6161 minutes to downtown on .55 acres. Main house, guest house Julie Lau and detached 3 car garage. MP Schools. GREEN GABLES HM W/SEP FR $1,295,000

Keri Nicholas

650.851.2666 $1,745,000

4 BR 3.5 BA 2-story home set amid colorful gardens, majestic redwoods, and tucked away a the end of a long driveway.P.V. schools


5 BR 3.5 BA Custom contemporary on very private 1.70 acre 650.323.7751 flag lot with separate studio. Landscaped garden with sunny, flat lawn and deck.

Build your dream home on this flat 1+ acre parcel located on 3 BR 1 BA Rmld. hm in the Heart of Willows. Attention to 4 BR 3.5 BA Spacious home w/fab flrpln. Cathedral wood 20 PRIME ACRES $14,900,000 detail and quality. Cherry cabinets in kit.& Bath.Hrwd. Flrs, beam ceilings, lg granite kitchen w/FR. Travertine & hdwd 7 BR 6.5 BA 20 prime acres adjacent to the town of a quiet cul-de-sac. Las Lomitas School District. flrs. Assoc. pool, clubhouse, tennis & trails. Lyn Jason Cobb 650.324.4456 crown molding, recessed lighting, 1+ gar. Atherton. This knoll-top position has magnificent views - SF Arvada Darnell 650.325.6161 Celeste Henzel 650.851.1961 Bay to the east & glorious hills to the west. COMPLETELY REMODELED $2,285,000 $2,198,000 Steven Lessard $795,000 EXPANSIVE VIEWS! 650.851.2666 5 BR 3 BA New master suite, laundry area & 4th BD. NEW LISTING! Detached bonus rm remodeled w/full bath. Perfect floor plan 2 BR 1 BA Absolute charmer in the Willows! Gleaming hard- 4 BR 4 BA Incredible setting for this remodeled Contemporary STUNNING 8.7 ACRE ESTATE! $13,900,000 on approx 12.5 acres with views of SF & East Bay. Den, au wood floors. Updated bathroom. Sunny back yard. Menlo w/eat-in kitchen/FR. Wonderfully landscaped yard. 7 BR 10 BA This stunning estate is in one of the most prestipaire & guest rm, useable land & privacy. Helen Miller 650.851.2666 Park City Schools! Priced to sell! gious addresses in Woodside. Situated with a tennis court & Celeste Henzel 650.851.1961 Steve Bellumori 650.324.4456 pool house this property has it all.



3 BR 2.5 BA Stunning views from this recently remodeled home with level yard. Retreat-like setting. See vtour at www.

$467,000 Scott Dancer 650.851.1961 STUNNING WATER VIEWS! BR 1 BA Turn-key top floor unit with vaulted ceilings, MBR $2,695,000 1suite + huge loft. Remodeled kitchen & bathroom, hardwood LAS LOMITAS SCHOOLS

5 BR 3.5 BA Prestigious Lindenwood. Hamptons-Style home. 4 BR 2.5 BA Located in Central Menlo Park, this Single Level 2 BR 3 BA Stunning home on 2.6 acs (per county) neighbors Chef’s kitchen with 14 foot ceiling. Bay windows. Gated, Remodeled Home is a True Zen-Like Retreat with Natural Jasper Ridge Preserve. Lg office/possible guest room/family floors, one car garage w/extra storage. Loren Dakin Elegance and Beauty both Inside and Out! private and beautiful lot. Excellent schools. room.

John & Janet Dore




3 BR 3.5 BA Remodeled & upgraded contemporary home w/lg guest house or home office. Guest house is a lg bldg recently new. Gourmet kitchen w/a great room flrpln.

Scott Dancer




3 BR 2.5 BA Gated Woodside home on one acre of landscaped grounds with guest house and barn. Large 3 car garage. Award winning Woodside schools.

Scott Dancer




3 BR 3 BA Tranquil, private, yet close in location. Must see to appreciate! Tastefully remodeled with timeless elegance. Viewing decks and pool.

Chris McDonnell/Kelly Griggs




3 BR 2.5 BA Equestrian property remodeled, lush gardens on mostly flat ac. Enormous MBR w/vaulted ceilings, frpl,luxurious bath. Fab.kit w/granite&tumbled marble.

Celeste Henzel




4 BR 4.5 BA Amazing opportunity to own 3.7 +/- acres with a huge 4200 SF home overlooking your own Redwood Grove. Minutes away from Hwy 280 and Sand Hill Road.

John Nelson




2 BR 2.5 BA Retreat in the woods w/ocean & redwood vws! Lovely spacious home w/lodge like LR, fam kitchen, loft/ COUNTRY ELEGANCE $8,995,000 bonus rm + 1 bd rental & a studio/office on 2+ ac. 650.851.2666 5 BR 4.5 BA Grand foyer w/curved staircase, frml DR, great Margot Lockwood rm & gourmet kit. 4-car garage + work shop. 4,900 sf barn. PRICE REDUCED! $1,299,000 Lovely pool, stone terraces, fruit orchard. 4 BR 2 BA Office/library & workout rm. LR, DR w/French

650.851.2666 drs & step down FR. Exquisitely remod. “chef’s kitchen”. Ginny & Joe Kavanaugh 650.851.1961 Ed Kahl 650.324.4456 4 BR 2 BA Remld kit. LR & DR w/fireplace. Kit w/granite & MUST SEE! $5,895,000 Lovely landscaping on ¾ ac with secluded pool. GREAT VALUE,CLOSE-IN AC. $1,465,000 650.851.2666 NEW VINTAGE OAKS LISTING! $2,750,000 stainless apps. FR w/built-in bookshelf, central heated patio. 3 BR 2 BA Delightful rancher updated/horse property w/ 5 BR 4 BA This custom-built home is situated on 5.67 acres Maaike Neves 4 BR 3 BA Beautiful home in desirable Vintage Oaks on a Master bd suite w/private patio ent. $1,333,000 of beautifully landscaped grounds at the end of a cul-de-sac Views From Every Window barn, trail access on acre. 650.325.6161 Celeste Henzel quiet tree lined cul de sac. Remodeled kitchen w/granite R. Brendan Leary 3BD/2.5BA Hardwood flrs, 2 fplcs, granite kitchen w/ss 650.851.1961 w/charming guest house & pool. counters overlooks the sunny rear garden. appliances; 2nd parcel/total +-28,400sf. Hanna Shacham 650.324.4456 MAGICAL DOWNTOWN RETREAT! $998,000 Bonnie Biorn 650.324.4456 2 BR 2.5 BA Rarely available downtown townhouse w/feel of Marilyn Koron 650.302.8776 REDWOOD CITY BEAUTIFUL FLAT LAND $5,495,000 NEW PRICE! $2,470,000 single family home. European flavor, quality & charm. Tranquil CUSTOM BUILT HOME BREATHTAKING VIEWS $1,295,000 $2,258,000 Natalie Comartin

5 BR 4 BA One of the finest 3 acre parcels in Woodside with 3 BR 2.5 BA Carmel setting offers an enchanting escape. garden patio & large deck.Hardwood floors 4 BR 2.5 BA Contemporary home on a private acre with 4 BR 3.5 BA Elegant living room, gourmet kitchen with 650.325.6161 center island, sparkling pool & cabana. Separate 1 BR / 1 stately oaks. Gracious entry over a private bridge to the main walls of glass, open flr pln, vaulted ceilings, & skylights. Rock 3BR/2.5BA home with 19,000 SQ FT lot on exclusive drive. Suzanne Jonath house with tennis court and pool. Updated kitchen, sun-room and more! FP in the LR, level areas & grassy meadow. BA guest house.

Sue Crawford




$2,249,000 LUXURY LIVING

Keri Nicholas $6,395,000 GORGEOUS NEW CONSTRUCTION

Scott Dancer 650.323.7751 $1,595,000 WOODSIDE HILLS ESTATE

650.851.2666 Willa Falk $3,695,000 SOPHISTICATED COTTAGE


650.323.7751 Erika Demma

650.851.2666 Judy Byrnes



4 BR 4 BA Elegant LR w/fireplace, formal DR, custom gour- 3 BR 3.5 BA Stunning steel & glass architecture by Tobin 4 BR 3.5 BA Elegant living room with vaulted ceilings, formal 4 BR 2.5 BA Completely updated w/gourmet kitchen, large 3 BR 4 BA 2400 sf located in the gorgeous Redwoods yet met kit with Wolf range, soapstone countertops, spacious FR Dougherty. Set on a private knoll, with views in all directions. dining room, gourmet kitchen, family room with fireplace brkfst rm, FR, grand LR, & mstr suite w/office. Aprx. 1 flat ac minutes away from Hwy 280. Top rated Portola Valley w/park like yard, pool, vineyard, & patio. Wine cellar, pool, & PV Schools. w/built-ins, exquisite master suite. schools plus bus transportation available. overlooks landscaped backyard.

Keri Nicholas

650.323.7751 Scott Dancer

650.851.2666 Keri Nicholas


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Premier estate in wonderful Sharon Heights location with views of the golf course and western hills and #1 Las Lomitas School District!

-AYA*ASON 3EWALD 650.346.1228/650.307.8060




4br/2ba+ 2 half-baths (1BR currently is an office), additional office, tennis ct, spa, extra 3-car garage w/living space potential.


Prominently located w/in one of the most beautiful, exclusive neighborhoods, this home is located on a 1.15 acre lot w/approx 4,580 sf of living space.

,OREN$AKIN 650.714.8662



This contemporary rebuilt home was designed with great respect for the environment, featuring a flexible & open indoor/outdoor floor plan.






'INNY+AVANAUGH *OE+AVANAUGH 650.400.8076/650.269.1352




Custom contemporary on very private 1.70 acre flag lot with separate studio. Landscaped garden with sunny, flat lawn and deck.

(UGH#ORNISH 650.566.5353



3BR/3BA Tranquil, private, yet close in location. Tastefully remodeled with timeless elegance. Viewing decks and pool.

4OM,E-IEUX 650.329.6645

#HRIS-C$ONNELL +ELLY'RIGGS 650.207.2500/650.464.1965



,YN*ASON#OBB 650.464.2622 "2"!


Extensively remodeled 9 years ago. Light & airy rooms w/beautiful garden views. Professional kitchen. Open floor plan for indooroutdoor entertaining!

*UDY+IEL 650.799.3241


Absolute charmer in the Willows! 2BR/1BA. Gleaming hardwood floors. Updated bathroom. Sunny back yard. Menlo Park City Schools!

Menlo Park 650.324.4456


Elegant LR with fireplace and built-ins, gourmet eat-in kitchen, exquisite master suite with private bath. Lovely landscaped backyard. Walk to town.

3TEVE"ELLUMORI 650.752.0826



4 BR 2 BA Inviting home on 10,000 sq ft (MOL) level lot on sunny cul-de-sac. Fenced Pool/Spa, Solar, large Lawn + Fruit Trees.

650.323.7751s7OODSIDE650.851.2666sPortola Valley 650.851.1961

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Section 2 of the June 16.2010 edition of the Almanac

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