27461 Sherlock Road

Los Altos Hills, CA

5 Beds / 6 Baths / 2 Half Baths / 7,820 sqft + _

$ 8,498,000

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ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE ABOUNDS WITH MODERN LUXURY

GATED HILLTOP SETTING | PANORAMIC VIEWS

 

Immerse yourself in an enchanting world of timeless sophistication, up-to-the-minute luxury, and absolute privacy. This gated hilltop estate is equally elegant and inviting, showcasing meticulous craftsmanship and breathtaking views of the foothills and San Francisco Bay.

 

Extensively remodeled interiors balance classic details with bright, versatile rooms fitted for modern enjoyment. Luxurious elements include layered millwork, exquisite leaded-glass windows, oak herringbone floors, and Calacatta marble finishes. Gathering spaces open to scenic terraces - perfect for grand-scale entertaining and casual everyday living. Opulent primary suites reside on both levels. Majestic heritage oaks frame the level grounds, and the dazzling pool retreat boasts a spa, sauna, pool bath, and outdoor kitchen.

 

Highlights include a mahogany library, couture closet, stately fireplaces, dual wine cellars, and tech wiring throughout. Within minutes of golf and trails. Near prized Los Altos schools (buyer to verify).


 

INSPIRATION

  • Artisans of many disciplines crafted this inviting manor home that rests on gated grounds in the foothills above Los Altos
  • Years of extensive remodeling have preserved the estate’s authentic character while reimagining its spaces for state-of-the-art living
  • Indoor-outdoor gathering areas form unforgettable entertaining venues with views of heritage oak trees, forested hills, and San Francisco Bay

 

DETAILS

  • Intricate custom brick façade
  • Richly layered moldings
  • Classic slate roofing
  • Six stately fireplaces
  • Oversized picture windows
  • Soaring ceilings throughout
  • Updated millwork throughout
  • Mahogany entry and library paneling
  • Designer lighting from Visual Comfort®
  • Hardware from Baldwin® Estate Series
  • Drapery and wallcoverings from Cowtan & Tout®
  • Quartersawn floors of red and white oak with cherry inlay
  • Rare leaded-glass windows restored by local artisan John Joy

 

SYSTEMS

  • Five-zone climate control
  • Full-house remote security
  • Updated Lutron® lighting system
  • On-demand recirculating hot water
  • Fully wired for surround sound and surveillance
  • Tesla® EV charger

 

GROUNDS

  • Extensive gated drive punctuated by ornate brick lightposts leads to three-car garage
  • Graceful heritage oaks provide shade and natural beauty
  • Multiple terraces and balconies showcase expansive views
  • Refinished PebbleTec® pool offers spa and pool bath with sauna
  • Remodeled terraces of Pennsylvania bluestone display limestone-topped firepit with seating
  • Outdoor kitchen includes limestone countertop and Viking® professional barbecue and refrigerator
  • Redwood nursery boasts organic garden


LIFESTYLE

ENTERTAIN |

  • Mahogany entry flanked by leaded-glass panels escorts guests into foyer with herringbone floors, grand staircase, and impressive stained-glass dome
  • Fronted by a bay of majestic windows, the great room unfolds beneath soaring ceilings and offers marble fireplace
  • Easily seating parties of 10 or more, the dining room presents fireplace and consoles lined with Egyptian onyx
  • Primary wine cellar for 900 bottles is climate-controlled and paved with Calacatta marble, while secondary cellar can fit approx. 90 cases
  • Central family room with French limestone fireplace opens to both main patio and pool retreat for versatile entertaining

 

UNWIND |

  • Lounge in the capacious media room with dual desks, hand-embroidered drapery, and wiring for theater surround sound and wall-mounted TV
  • Facing the front grounds, the library wrapped in mahogany creates fireside executive retreat
  • Embrace your health and wellness in the mirrored fitness center, swim in the pool, soak in the spa, or relax on the terraces while savoring soothing views

GOURMET |

  • Vast island with secondary sink anchors the master chef’s kitchen surrounded with slabs of granite and beautiful custom cabinetry
  • Coffered ceilings, pantry storage, and built-in office add charm and style
  • Gourmet appliances include warming drawer, six-burner range and oven by American Range®, Dacor® secondary oven and microwave, Miele® dishwasher, and oversized refrigerator and freezer units by Sub-Zero®
  • Turret-style breakfast room displays towering ceilings and gorgeous vistas from every seat

LEISURE |

  • Primary suite with French fireplace hand-carved by master craftsman opens to private terrace and connects to dual walk-in closets
  • Spiral staircase links primary suite to custom couture-grade closet with island and fitness center
  • Palatial primary bath enjoys heated floors, Calacatta marble, rainfall shower, and sunken soaking tub
  • Upper primary suite includes sitting room with Cielo Verde marble fireplace and sophisticated bath with heated floors and Calacatta marble
  • All three secondary bedrooms are en-suite; each is equipped with desk, marble-clad bath, and cedar-lined walk-in closet with custom storage

 

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
  • Sought-after Los Altos schools like Gardner Bullis Elementary, Egan Junior, and Los Altos High are easily accessible (buyer to verify)

Floor Plan

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