As one of the wealthiest areas of California and home to the ninth-most-expensive housing prices in the country according to Forbes Magazine, Portola Valley holds high expectations for luxury homes. But among a host of beautiful estate properties, it’s still possible to be surprised.

707 Westridge Drive in Portola Valley knows. So does everyone who has the opportunity to spend any time at this magnificent property.

A unique contemporary estate by renowned builder RJ Daily, this home offers a private escape that remains central to the best of the Peninsula.

On over 2.5 acres usable acres, the home offers an open floorplan flooded with sunlight thanks to numerous large windows that are as artfully designed as they are useful.

The all-white-and-stainless-steel kitchen is a gourmet masterpiece with dual marble-topped islands and professional appliances. Two family rooms featuring stacked corner windows and a fireplace flanked by built-in bookcases offer spaces that can just as easily comfort family as accommodate large parties. Throughout the home, contemporary angles and innovative details create gorgeous focal points—like in the sumptuous master bedroom, with grand space, sliding glass doors that open to the lush surroundings, and a master bath with exotic stone countertops, sauna, and steam shower,

This 5-bedroom, 4-bath home also offers an office, gym, theater, wine cellar, children’s sitting area, and a recreation room with kitchen.

The rear-yard takes fully advantage of its expansive land and exceptional privacy, with an outdoor kitchen, solar-powered pool and spa, pool house, covered patio, pool deck, large lawn, and tree house.

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707 Westridge Drive is listed for $11,800,000 with Hanna Shacham of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Menlo Park-El Camino.

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