291 Polhemus Avenue

Prestigious Home in Desirable West Atherton

Located in Atherton

This prestigious home presents unparalleled luxury in desirable west Atherton. Exemplifying a classic, time-honored appeal, the home is stylishly appointed with exceptional finishes spanning 3 luxurious levels, all serviced by elevator. The floor plan is well-suited to a variety of lifestyle needs, that may include extended family and/or staff, with 7 bedrooms, each with en suite bath, plus a large studio guest house. Grand formal rooms are complemented by a tremendous family room, plus a customized office with adjacent parlor. Downstairs, a home theatre, recreation room, wine cellar, and fitness center with steam room and sauna offer the ultimate luxuries for entertaining and well-being. Surrounding it all are beautifully landscaped grounds with dedicated spaces for play and entertaining. Rounding out the appeal of this superb home is its gated entrance for privacy, plus access to top-rated Las Lomitas schools – a wonderful place to call home!

Summary of the Home

  • Custom home completed in 2003 with 3 levels, all serviced by elevator
  • 7 bedrooms, 8 full baths, and 2 half-baths in the main residence
  • Studio guest house with full kitchen and bath
  • Approximately 13,001 total square feet (buyer to confirm)
    • Main home: 11,430 sq ft
    • Guest house: 771 sq ft
    • 4-car garage: 800 sq ft
    • Grand two-story foyer with floating staircase and exquisite custom lighting
    • Beautiful hardwood floors throughout the main level
    • Elegant living room with limestone fireplace, plus formal dining room serviced by a butler’s pantry with Bosch dishwasher and sink
    • Cherry and granite finished chef’s kitchen with island, walk-in pantry, and large breakfast room
    • Appliances include: Viking gas range with 6 burners, griddle, and 2 ovens; KitchenAid compactor; 2 Bosch dishwashers; KitchenAid oven and microwave; 2 Sub-Zero refrigerators and 1 freezer, each with 2 lower drawers
    • Inviting family room with a gas-log fireplace and wall of custom cabinetry with integrated media space
    • Separate wing with living room, fully customized office with fireplace, half-bath, and spacious bedroom and en suite marble bath
    • Tremendous upstairs master suite with a gas-log fireplace, private terrace, media center, 2 walk-in closets, one with large storage room; en suite bath of tumbled mosaic tiles and furniture-quality cabinetry with whirlpool tub and shower for 2
    • 3 additional upstairs bedrooms and 2 lower-level bedrooms, all with beautifully appointed en suite baths
    • Lower-level includes: home theatre with projection system, cinema screen, and 5.1 surround sound; fitness center, steam room, and sauna; huge recreation room with full bar, 5.1 surround sound, and access to a large patio; temperature-controlled wine cellar; full bath; and storage room
    • Other features include: laundry rooms on the upper and lower levels; distributed sound system; central vacuum; security alarm; multi-zone air conditioning; and detached 4-car garage
    • Beautifully landscaped grounds of approximately 1.06 acres with custom playground, built-in barbecue center, vast terrace, and level lawn
    • Excellent Las Lomitas School District





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The Symon Group


  • Status: Sold
  • 7 Bed  |  9 Baths
  • List: $9,800,000
  • 11,430 Sq. Ft.
  • Lot Size: 1.06 acres
  • Built in 2004