22 Rittenhouse Avenue , Atherton

Indoor/Outdoor Living with Designer Panache

The best of California indoor/outdoor living unfolds at this remodeled home and guest house in desirable Lloyden Park, the only neighborhood in Atherton with underground utilities, sidewalks, and even brand-new street lights. The one-story home, introduced by a reflecting pool and enchanting gardens, is classic and timeless with hardwood floors and refined moldings, but it is the designer selections apparent at every turn that make this home so special – from custom wall coverings to entire walls finished in artistic patterns of marble. Oriented to the resort-inspired yard with pool, ample space for outdoor enjoyment includes a vast terrace and amazing dining cabaña with full kitchen and fireplace next to the beautifully appointed guest house. Boasting complete privacy on one-third acre, this home is just minutes to Holbrook-Palmer Park, the new proposed Town Center, downtown Menlo Park, and Caltrain – a wonderful place to call home. 

At a glance

•  Extensively remodeled with designer style

•  One level with 3 bedrooms, family room, and
2.5 bathrooms 

•  Detached guest house with 1 bedroom and full bath

•  Approximately 3,075 sq. ft. of living space

- Main house: 2,775 sq. ft.
- Guest house: 300 sq. ft.

•  Beautiful hardwood floors throughout 

•  Living room and family room with fireplace, formal dining room, and chef’s kitchen

•  Luxurious master suite with fireplace and designer bath

•  Wonderful grounds with pool and dining cabaña with full kitchen 

•  Approximately one-third acre (14,602 sq. ft.)

•  Desirable Lloyden Park neighborhood with sidewalks, new city lights, and just minutes to downtown and Caltrain

Details of the home

Manicured hedges and lawn frame the front of the home; iron gate opens to a brick path leading past a large reflecting pool at the front entrance 

Leaded glass front door to the foyer, which introduces hardwood floors that continue throughout; picture-frame moldings adorn the walls

Living Room
Gas-log fireplace outlined in granite and entire wall of library storage with integrated window above custom cabinetry

Dining room
Formal room with custom textured wall covering and coffered ceiling with layers of moldings

Cherry wood cabinetry topped in granite slab, including a built-in desk center; separate casual dining area has chair rail molding, built-in cabinetry, and sliding glass doors to the pool

Thermador 4-burner gas cooktop, microwave, warming drawer, and oven; KitchenAid dishwasher; Sub-Zero refrigerator 

Family Room
Gas-log fireplace outlined in granite, wiring for wall-mounted media screen, and double wide sliding glass doors to the pool terrace

Master Suite
Fireplace beneath media wiring flanked by banquette seating and to-the-ceiling custom cabinetry; wide sliding glass door to the pool and accent wall with custom wall covering; dressing room with extensive built-ins and walk-in closet; designer bath has entire wall of marble mosaic petals, two marble-topped vanities, and Calacatta marble shower with ceiling rainspout plus fixed and hand-held sprays; opaque glass enclosure for automated Toto commode; operational skylight, heated floors, and heated towel bar

Bedroom Suite 2
Two double-door closets and remodeled bath, all in Carrara marble, with floating solid slab counter and vessel sink, honeycomb floors, large shower with fixed and hand-held sprays plus body sprays, and two entire walls of Carrara marble patterns

Adjacent to the master and also ideal for an office
or nursery

Guest House
Tall vaulted ceiling, laminate wood floors, walk-in closet, and en suite bath with tiled shower 

Dining Cabaña
Open on one side beneath a tall vaulted ceiling with retractable screens for privacy and weather protection; gas-log fireplace, built-in barbecue, GE gas range, Whirlpool refrigerator, granite countertops, sink, and cabinetry

Other Features
Powder room with wall of chevron-patterned Carrara marble tile; Nest thermostat; central air conditioning; wired for sound speakers in family room and outside; new Honeywell Tuxedo Touch Wi-Fi security alarm; on-demand hot water pump; pool with retractable cover; raised beds for vegetables

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