Prices for homes in Northern California are notoriously steep, with tech money contributing to a somewhat inflated real estate market.
The team at Point2Homes helped us gather data on the most expensive homes for sale in 13 cities in and around Silicon Valley: Palo Alto, Atherton, Cupertino, Menlo Park, Woodside, Saratoga, Portola Valley, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Hillsborough, Morgan Hill, and San Jose.
Of those cities, two were especially dominant on our list. Woodside, the ritzy Peninsula town where Larry Ellison’s Japanese estate and Steve Jobs’ historic mansion can be found, is home to Silicon Valley’s most expensive private property.
Atherton, which was recently named the most expensive zip code in the country, made the most appearances on the list, with eight of the top 18 most expensive homes overall. Several tech billionaires, including Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen and Google chairman Eric Schmidt, own homes here.
Address: 91 Isabella Avenue, Atherton
Price: $14.95 million
This home has custom marble flooring, antique French mantelpieces, and a garage that can accommodate up to 14 cars. An elevator makes it easy to access all three floors.
Address: 196 Albion Avenue, Woodside
Price: $17.95 million
The house, which currently belongs to mutual funder Harry Hagey, was designed in the 1980s-era California contemporary style by noted San Francisco architect Sandy Walker.
Address: 50 Belbrook Way, Atherton
Price: $21.8 million
The contemporary-style home has dramatic, long hallways and 13-foot ceilings. It sits on more than five acres of land, complete with a giant yard and pool area.
Price: $27 million
Built in 1914, it has seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms, and decadent gold-leafed ceilings and marble statues can be found throughout the property.
Address: 139-41 Tuscaloosa Avenue, Atherton
Price: $33 million
The 10,000-square-foot main house has six bedrooms, a media room, library, and indoor basketball court. There's also a one-bedroom guesthouse on the grounds.
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