Casa de las Palmas

Splendid, Peaceful and Artful

$13,950,000 • 5 bedrooms + separate office + 1 bedroom/1 bathroom guest house, 5 full + 2 half bathrooms in the main house

Inspired by California Mission style architecture this exquisite custom home is constructed from the finest materials and craftsmanship yielding a museum quality look and feel. From the moment you enter the stunning foyer you are drawn into the impressive main living room where light filters onto solid hand scraped walnut floors. Graceful wood windows overlook palm trees juxtaposing the verdant grounds with the home’s white stucco facade. Antique French roof tiles, copper details, solid wood beams and yellow osage stone are hallmarks of the home. Made for entertaining, this estate embodies casual elegance at every turn. Located within minutes of all conveniences this special home offers an easy lifestyle that is a rare find.

Front walkway gate at sunset over Casa de Las Palmas, a private estate at 1177 Johnson Street, Menlo Park
Angled view of living room facing both the formal dining room behind it and the wall of windowed doors open to the backyard courtyard.
Gourmet custom chef's kitchen open to a breakfast room and desk flanked by two walls of windows to facing the green park-like backyard
View of luxury laundry room with 4 machines off a hallway with hardwood floors
View inside dry sauna inside the full home spa on the main levelat Casa de las Palmas, a private estate at 1177 Johnson Street, Menlo Park
Close up of custom stair case featuring tastefully colorful Spanish tile and elegant iron railing.
Spacious primary suite with beautiful chandelier and stunning wood beams
Spacious luxury custom closet for her off the primary suite
View of the main house from backyard the circular pool with fountains
Spacious 4 car garage at 1177 Johnson Street in Menlo Park
  • 5 bedrooms plus separate office, 5 full and 2 half bathrooms
  • 1 bedroom guest house with full kitchen and attached indoor/outdoor entertaining pavillon
  • Rare .68 acres of park-like grounds one block from downtown Menlo Park
  • California Mission style with museum quality materials, superior craftsmanship and attention to detail rarely found
  • Impressive entry with antique terra cotta tile, iron doors, living room with 11’ hand scraped beamed ceilings, yellow osage fireplace, Arte de Mexico fixtures and stacking glass doors to the central courtyard tiled in terra cotta and graced with star studded pendants
  • Elegant kitchen with 48” La Cornue gas range, 54” Sub-Zero fridge, 2 Bosch dishwashers, copper sink, sumptuous limestone countertops, pastoral tile backsplash mural, antiqued finished custom cabinetry with desk area and breakfast room
  • Efficient walk-in pantry with full size Sub-Zero beverage fridge and direct elevator access to underground garage
  • Large open dining room graced with wood ceiling detail, electric wall outlets for art lighting, and a stunning chandelier with 4 sconces
  • Separate and spacious family room with vaulted and beamed ceiling framed by 2 Juliet balconies
  • Formal powder room with copper sink and hand-painted wall art
  • Primary suite opens to the central courtyard and offers a dry bar, romantic fireplace, stunning custom drapery and surround sound system
  • Primary bath features dual dressing rooms with custom closets, separate vanities and water closets adjoined by a shared continuous flow tub with jets, double rain shower, Waterworks fixtures, shampoo bowl, heated floors and beautiful stone detail
  • 2 additional ensuite bedrooms on the main level each offering walk-in closets and beautiful bathrooms with separate tubs and heated floors
  • Large separate office on the main level with full bathroom
  • Laundry room centrally located in the main bedroom wing with 2 washers and dryers, farmhouse sink and storage
  • Lower level features a theater with built in cinema screen, 2 guest bedrooms with private entrances (one used as a gym with mirrored wall and cushioned flooring), storage closet with wrapping station and a full spa bath with pebbled floors, soaking tub and dry sauna
  • Showstopping, underground 4 car garage with polished concrete floors, stone wall and mural details, EV charging, temperature controlled wine cellar and tasting room with wet bar
  • Serene backyard with outdoor barbecue, covered spa, circular swimming pool and fountain, paved perimeter path, dog run and “Dreams Happen” playhouse by Barbara Butler
  • 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom guest house with full kitchen, laundry and living room adjoins the open-air pavilion with wood-burning fireplace and dual sided built-in fish tank
  • Additional amenities: back-up generator, fire sprinkler system, whole house water filtration system, security system with surveillance, central vacuum, Sonos sound system, fully gated entry with circular driveway, multiple zone central heating and air conditioning
  • Excellent proximity to downtown Menlo Park and Palo Alto, Sand Hill Road, Stanford, the Silicon Valley tech corridor and highly regarded public and private schools
Black and white phote of Jami Arami smiling

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