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Located on one of Hillsborough’s most favored streets, among other distinctive homes, this circa 1928 Spanish Colonial home has retained its architectural integrity and offers a timeless ease and fluidity between formal and casual living areas and the out of doors. An open 2-story foyer with staircase connects the two levels with the hallway above. To the right of the entry is the living room, a gracious welcoming space with wood ceiling beams, large windows, hardwood floors, built in bookcase and a fireplace. Across from the living room is the formal dining room. Generous natural light and front garden views are enhanced by a mirrored wall that expands the space. A very generous closet provides storage of linens, china or decorative items. A swinging door leads to the efficient chef’s kitchen with professional appliances. Nearby, perfect for multi-tasking, is a spacious laundry area, filled with natural light, and lots of storage. A side entrance makes it easy to unload groceries, with generous pantry space nearby. A large family room can be opened up to the backyard wonderland. Lines between inside and out are suddenly blurred and guests and family can enjoy both with ease. With beamed ceiling and hand rubbed Venetian plaster walls, plus a wood burning fireplace, the space evokes warmth and charm. Adjacent to the family room is a window lined space that is ideal for a library or home office.

The backyard captures the spirit and character of the home and has been thoughtfully landscaped to provide outdoor “rooms” for conversation, dining, entertaining, playing, gardening and more. The spacious grounds maximize outdoor living. Attractive hexagon paver tiles cover a large deck where a built-in 30” Wolf BBQ is ready for the household’s grill master. Also included in the outdoor kitchen is Perlick refrigerator for your beverages. Surrounded by counter space and storage you have the perfect setting for an al fresco repast. A stone fire pit warms cool evenings and encourages conversation. An inviting seating area at the end of the property is elevated and shaded by a pergola, and has views of the pool, fragrant rose garden, and the back of the home. It is also the perfect spot to watch over pool activities, for those who like a little less sun. Dry-stack stone retaining walls border the yard and provide a natural planter for drought tolerant plants and succulents. There are also espaliered, citrus trees along the garage, tree roses that line the drive and lush low maintenance fescue grass perfect for bare feet. The free-form pool features a dark bottom Pebble Tec surface and a spa with Iberia tiles and waterfall feature. There is custom landscape lighting, convenient irrigation and wired for sound as added amenities. This outdoor oasis will make it hard to come inside...but luckily you don’t have to choose. The NanaWall, fold-away door system off the family room means you can have the best of both worlds. This home is a unique blend of historic detail, with a livable floorplan that offers many upgrades and the opportunity to expand or customized to match your lifestyle. Commuters will applaud the Peninsula location. Located midway between Silicon Valley and San Francisco, major employers and vibrant downtown Burlingame.

Summary Features:

  • 3 bed, 2.5 bath home of approx.. 2,770 sf
  • Circa 1928 Spanish Colonial home
  • 2-story foyer with staircase and iron railing that lead to an open landing
  • A Grand-sized step-down living room with period architectural features, including hardwood floors, wooden ceiling beams with corbels, and a refurbished fireplace with custom tile
  • Bright and expansive formal dining room with mirrored wall and new light fixtures
  • Chef’s kitchen, with professional quality, US Range 6 burner stove/oven, Salamander broiler, butler’s sink and butcher block counter with inset marble
  • Adjacent to the kitchen is a large laundry area with floor to ceiling cabinets
  • Family room with Venetian plaster walls has a fireplace and has been enhanced with 2 sets of NanaWall multi-panel, fold-flat, glass doors that allow for a seamless transition to the enticing, oasis like backyard
  • The adjoining den/office opens up to the outdoor patio with French doors
  • Remodeled half-bath has beautiful tile work and Venetian plaster walls. This bath serves the main-level, but is also strategically located to support backyard activities
  • Upper level master bedroom with large cedar-lined walk in closet. The private, remodeled master bath has Italian marble, designer fixtures, vanity, lighting and frameless glass shower, with a stationary rainwater, plus separate adjustable shower head. A cozy balcony overlooks the front yard and neighborhood
  • Two additional generously sized upper level bedrooms are connected by a Jack and Jill bathroom
  • Approx. 13000 sf lot. The gated grounds have been impressively landscaped and include a pool, spa, firepit, built-in BBQ – providing quality outdoor living
  • Extras: Nest thermostat, gated driveway, updated electrical and plumbing (buyer to verify), re-roofed with original clay tiles in 2015, NanaWall doors.
  • Detached 2-car garage with workshop and a long, gated drive for extra parking
  • Schools: North Elementary, Crocker Middle School and Burlingame High School



In Hillsborough, large estates are the rule rather than the exception. The town is one of the wealthiest in the country and placed No. 18 on Forbes' 2014 list of the wealthiest U.S. ZIP codes (94010). Town ordinances ensure its exclusivity by enforcing a minimum house size of 2,500 square feet and a minimum lot size of a half-acre. Hillsborough’s population is greater than 11,000. 
There are no apartments, condominiums, or townhouses in Hillsborough; Forbes calculates the median home price at $3,787,098. Notable residents past and present include entertainer Bing Crosby; publisher William Randolph Hearst; the king of Tonga, George Tupou V; diet guru Jenny Craig; and former Major League Baseball players J.T. Snow, Rickey Henderson, and Greg Maddux. 
There are no commercial districts in Hillsborough. As a wealthy suburb of San Francisco, 17 miles to the north, life in the town is unhurried and quiet. The relaxed atmosphere is enhanced by tree-lined streets that don’t follow a grid pattern and instead wind around the hilly landscape. There are few traffic signals. 
The town covers six square miles and is bounded by Burlingame to the north, San Mateo to the east and south, and Interstate 280 to the west.

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Alicia Sanguinetti

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