72 Magnolia Avenue, Atherton

Fantastic Home for an Entrepreneur

This home combines luxurious and practical living with its office and maker’s space for invention and creativity, making it perfect for a budding entrepreneur. Having undergone a major renovation in 2004, the home presents stunning interiors including a custom media room, a fabulous kitchen and family room combination, and formal venues for hosting events. A fully customized office easily accommodates 4, while 5 bedrooms easily accommodate multi-generational families and/or staff.  A detached workshop is also designed for the maker movement.  A pool and spa, two steam showers, and a fitness center are the finishing touches for health and wellness.

At a Glance

  • Whole-home renovation in 2004 and more recent remodeling
  • 5 bedrooms, office, and 4.5 baths
  • Fitness center, customized office, and media room
  • Approximately 6,000 square feet of living space
  • Tremendous maker’s workshop with half-bath; approximately 900 square feet
  • Attached 3-car garage
  • Pool and spa
  • Beautifully landscaped with a parterre herb garden, rose gardens, and level lawn
  • Almost one acre (approximately 40,454 square feet)
  • Sought-after Lindenwood neighborhood
  • Excellent Menlo Park schools (buyer to confirm enrollment)


Double front doors and sidelights, all with custom stained glass panels with a wine motif; Santos mahogany floors with inlaid feature strip are introduced and continue throughout the living areas

Living Room

Coffered ceiling, three sets of true divided light French doors and transoms to covered terrace, and gas-log fireplace with solid stone mantelpiece flanked by display cabinetry

Dining Room & Butler’s Pantry

Grand room with two chandeliers, chair rail and crown moldings, and adjoining butler’s pantry with an additional walk-in pantry


Custom-glazed cabinetry topped in Brazilian Azul Bahia granite slab and decorative Portuguese tile backsplashes; island with breakfast bar seating, casual dining area with built-in banquette on two walls, and desk center


Wolf dual-fuel range with 4 burners, pot filler, and oven; Miele steam oven; GE microwave; Wolf warming drawer; Miele dishwasher; Sub-Zero refrigerator and freezer; Sub-Zero 144-bottle wine cooler

Family Room

Gas-log fireplace outlined in Delft tiles with overhead wiring for media; built-in display cabinetry and sliding glass doors to the rear terrace and pool

Media Room

Paneled walls with integrated library shelves on three sides including hidden door to components room; retractable cinema screen, projection system, and remote-controlled black-out drapes

Fitness Room

Mirrored wall, sliding glass door to the front grounds, and adjoining storage room

Master Bedroom Suite (main level)

Separate sitting room/office, bedroom with gas-log fireplace and overhead media wiring, built-in lighted display shelves, and Murano glass chandelier; large, compartmentalized walk-in closet with skylight; luxurious bathroom in porcelain and mosaic tiles has a steam shower for two, heated floors, whirlpool tub, separate vanities, and private bidet/commode room

Bedroom, Office, and Bath (upper level)

Private upstairs wing with bedroom, fully customized office with 4+ workstations, and full bath in honed marble with tub and overhead shower

Bedrooms 3 & 4 and Bath (main level)

Each with walk-in closet and direct access to a shared bathroom with pedestal sink and tub with overhead shower

Bedroom Suite 5 (main level)

Junior master suite with built-in cabinetry, French doors to the rear terrace, walk-in closet, and en suite bath with pedestal sink and steam shower with glass block wall


Tremendous flexible-use detached maker’s workshop with heating, sound, and significant built-in cabinetry and islands; separate room currently customized for a paint booth; half-bath with outside entrance convenient for pool-use

Other Interior Features

Half-bath off the family room; laundry room with Miele washer/dryer, sink, and outside entrance; Crestron sound system with speakers inside and out; surround sound in the family room; 3-zone heating; 2-zone air conditioning; attached 3-car garage


Pebble Tec pool and spa with built-in corner seats and automatic cover; Connecticut bluestone terrace (plumbed for an outdoor fireplace); level lawn; rose garden; parterre herb garden


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At A Glance



List Price:






House Size:

~5,920 sq ft

Lot Size:

0.93 acres