485 Eleanor Drive, Woodside

Environmental Stewardship and Close-in Convenience

A classic modern farmhouse, quintessential Woodside setting, close-in convenience, and acclaimed Las Lomitas schools – this home has it all. Completed in 2013, the home’s modern design blends in seamlessly with the country setting and existing mid-century guest house designed by a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright. At the center of it all, opening from the main rooms, a vast deck and infinity-edge pool and spa invite outdoor living amid complete privacy. With “green” as the new standard of living, this home employs state-of-the-art passive design principles with high standards of energy efficiency like solar-powered electricity, radiant heat, and an EV charging station. With 4 bedrooms, including a main-level suite, plus a spacious poolside guest house with full kitchen, this property is ready for myriad lifestyle needs – and, the perfect escape from the fast pace of Silicon Valley living. 


·      Modern farmhouse completed in 2013 plus renovated mid-century modern guest house

·      Designed by Tim Chappelle, Arcanum Architecture; built by Kathleen Liston, Moderna Homes; circa 1964 guest house designed by a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright

·      4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths plus guest house with kitchen and full bath

·      Approximately 5,298 total square feet

o   Main home: 3,972 square feet

o   Guest house: 826 square feet

o   Garage: 500 square feet

·      American walnut floors, mahogany doors, and natural cherry and walnut cabinetry

·      Solar-powered electricity, radiant-heated floors, and EV charging station

·      Renovated infinity-edge pool and spa plus firepit terrace

·      Lot size of approximately 0.80 acres (comprised of 2 parcels) plus approximately 0.38 acres of deeded open space

·      Close-in convenience to Woodside Village, Atherton, downtown Menlo Park, and Highway 280 for Silicon Valley or San Francisco commuters

·      Acclaimed Las Lomitas schools

Details of the Home

Foyer & Gallery

Mahogany front door and matching sidelight inlaid with stacks of horizontal clear glass panes; American walnut floors continue throughout the public rooms; crossbeams span the gallery ceiling and glass doors open to the central deck

Living Room

Douglas fir-paneled cathedral ceiling with fan, picture window, and double sliding glass doors to the deck; gas-log fireplace surrounded to the ceiling in board-formed concrete with floating mantel

Dining Room, Wine Cellar & Butler’s Pantry

Accent wall in Phillip Jeffries woven wall covering, built-in walnut cabinetry with leathered marble countertop, and suspended wood ceiling with uplighting and dazzling drum chandelier; customized wine cellar with storage for more than 400 bottles; butler’s pantry with outside entrance, 2 GE Monogram refrigerator drawers, leathered marble counter, and double-door walk-in pantry

Kitchen & Office

Natural-hued, horizontal-grain cherry cabinetry topped in quartz beneath a Douglas fir-paneled and -beamed ceiling; island with counter seating plus large casual dining area; office workroom has custom cabinetry on two walls plus adjoining workspace with additional cabinetry


Bosch induction cooktop; 2 Bosch ovens; Sharp microwave drawer; 2 Bosch dishwashers; Sub-Zero refrigerator with 2 freezer drawers

Family Room

Fully open to the kitchen with wall of stacking glass doors to the central deck overlooking the pool; Douglas fir paneled and beamed ceiling and floor-to-ceiling cherry cabinetry with integrated gas-log fireplace and media space; surround sound speakers

Main-Level Bedroom Suite

Corner windows, lighted ceiling fan, and en suite bath with tub and overhead shower surrounded in mosaic tiles

Master Bedroom Suite

All-white beamed and paneled cathedral ceiling with lighted fan, east- and west-view picture windows, and two customized walk-in closets; en suite bath has a dual-sink vanity with granite top, freestanding tub, porcelain tile shower with body, ceiling rain, and hand-held sprays, plus private commode room

Bedrooms 3 & 4

Mirror-image rooms, each with cathedral ceiling, lighted fan, and double-door customized closet


Individual quartz-topped vanities and separate room with glass mosaic tile shower with ceiling rain spray and hand-held spray

Guest House

Tile floors and dramatic all-glass front walls that rise to a towering paneled and beamed vaulted ceiling; stone accent walls include one with wood-burning fireplace; separate kitchen with Viking gas range, Whirlpool microwave, Bosch dishwasher, and KitchenAid refrigerator and freezer drawers; full bath with large tiled shower

Other Features


·      Solar-powered electricity and 7-zone radiant heating with Nest thermostats in the main residence

·      Passive cooling with superb insulation, ceiling fans, and cross-ventilation

·      Standing-seam metal roof

·      Central staircase with custom steel railings, corrugated metal ceiling, and walls matching the farmhouse exterior

·      Touch-screen controls, Lutron programmable lighting in some rooms, and sound speakers in living room, dining room, family room, and terrace

·      Security alarm and fire sprinklers

·      Formal powder room with floating vessel-sink vanity

·      Laundry room with Whirlpool washer/dryer

·      Mudroom has bench seating, built-in corkboard, and shelving

·      Mostly 8-foot-tall interior mahogany doors

·      Vast entertainment deck with Corten steel gas firepit

·      Infinity-edge pool and spa

·      Attached 2-car garage with EV charging station and attic storage

·      Partial basement for storage below the guest house

·      Las Lomitas schools: Las Lomitas Elementary, La Entrada Middle, Menlo-Atherton High 



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At A Glance



List Price:






House Size:

5,298 total square feet

Lot Size:

.80 Acres