452 Roblar Avenue, Hillsborough

$4,985,000 | 5 Bedrooms | 7 Full Bathrooms | 1 Powder Room | 5,283 Square Feet | .57 Acre Lot | Year Built 1936

Fabulously located in the heart of South Hillsborough, adjacent to grand estates and situated on a level, lushly landscaped and gated .57 acre lot, this property is the pillar of tasteful, easy living. The home was built in 1936 and is a hallmark of traditional architecture notable in clean lines, large public spaces, and effortless flow. An updated interior with modern, sophisticated charm makes the home perfect for today’s refined lifestyle. Lines of tall, elegant windows and abundant French doors create a light-filled interior and seamless transition between the open interior floor plan and tranquil gardens, spacious patio flanked by mature specimen trees, large serene pool, and an expansive lawn area, ideal for both gracious entertaining on any scale and comfortable, stylish family living.

The main floor encompasses a large entry area with stately staircase, substantial living room with wood-burning fireplace, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, family room, powder room, attached pool house and en suite with two baths and sitting area. The second floor has an impressive master suite with multiple closets, his and her en suite baths, and beautiful views of the grounds. Well placed and generously sized, two additional en suite bedrooms, complete the main upper level. A fifth private en suite with separate stair access, perfect for an au pair or extended family, complete the guest quarters.

In the Hillsborough Heights neighborhood, with award-winning elementary schools and middle school, in the esteemed San Mateo High School District, and walking distance from downtown San Mateo, 452 Roblar Avenue is the perfect home for the discerning buyer of the San Francisco Peninsula lifestyle.

Traditional South Hillsborough

About Hillsborough

Hillsborough will take your breath away. Fabulous homes on tree-lined streets evoke a timelessly elegant and private feel. The town covers six square miles, including picturesque hills and canyons, yet its 11,000 residents easily access commuter routes and downtown Burlingame, including Burlingame Avenue with its trendy shops and upscale dining.

Along with a storied history of exclusivity, blue-ribbon schools and a tight-knit community have earned the town its enviable reputation. The Hillsborough Recreation Department, Sawyer Camp Trail, Crystal Springs Golf Course, and cycling on Cañada Road offer residents quality activities and the ability to take in the stunning beauty of their neighborhood and surrounding area.

2241 Forest View Ave

3 Bedroom(s) | 5 bathroom(s) | 2 Powder Rooms | 111,514 Lot SQFT | 7,080 sqft | Built In 1924

 

Located in lower North Hillsborough on over 2.5 private acres, this 1925 French Normandy estate is magnificently appointed with traditional appeal and classic elegance. The grounds boast Thomas Church Gardens, rose gardens, stone paths, a secret bridge, pool and spa, and a tea house on the upper garden. Spanning 2 levels of luxurious living, the home’s personal accommodations include an upper level master suite with office and two additional bedrooms.The main-level includes formal dining, entertaining, library, butlers pantry, chef’s kitchen, living room and game/media room. Hand picked stone, grand fireplaces and iron lighting decor are among this estate’s architectural elegance.

About Hillsborough

Hillsborough will take your breath away. Fabulous homes on tree-lined streets evoke a timelessly elegant and private feel. The town covers six square miles, including picturesque hills and canyons, yet its 11,000 residents easily access commuter routes and downtown Burlingame, including Burlingame Avenue with its trendy shops and upscale dining.  

Along with a storied history of exclusivity, blue-ribbon schools and a tight-knit community have earned the town its enviable reputation. The Hillsborough Recreation Department, Sawyer Camp Trail, Crystal Springs Golf Course, and cycling on Cañada Road offer residents quality activities and the ability to take in the stunning beauty of their neighborhood and surrounding area.

15 Drayton Road

FOR LEASE

$15,000/month | 4 bedrooms | 4+1 bathrooms | 18,688 sqft lot | 3,835 sqft

 

Classic Mediterranean Estate

This exceptional Classic Mediterranean Estate boasts timeless architecture and design elements, was built in 2005 and offers five-star amenities for any lifestyle. Situated on 18,688 acre lot and offering 3,858 square feet of luxurious living space. This exquisite home offers 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half baths, music room and wine cellar. The striking foyer with sweeping staircase, ironwork railing and custom door is entree to the elegant living room, grand dining room, large chef’s kitchen and family room which open to the lovely deck. Gorgeous paneled library with roaring fireplace and private patio. The luxurious master bedroom suite boasts a beautiful spa-inspired bath and sitting area. The breathtaking interior is appointed with designer materials throughout, including hardwood entry, impressive iron railed staircase, granite counter tops, and exquisite crown moulding.

15 Drayton Road

463 El Arroyo Road

$ $5,525,000 | 5 bedroom(s) | 4.5 bathroom(s) | Lot: .64 | 4,650 sqft

 

Majestically perched on a beautifully landscaped lot, this 1930 Santa Barbara-style Mediterranean exemplifies the best of architectural integrity and California lifestyle. With five bedrooms and four and one half baths, including a first-floor maid’s quarters, formal living and dining rooms, library, and large entertaining sunroom with an additional powder room, this home has ample space and boundless Old World charm. Smooth, solid plaster walls, hardwood floors, exposed beams, leaded-glass windows, original hardware, and six fireplaces are just some of the significant features that recall the quality of an earlier era. The large, eat-in kitchen has all the right ingredients for today’s cook: high-end appliances, including a new range, Sub-Zero refrigerator marble countertops, pantry closet, and generous cabinet space.

Bay views abound, especially from the master bedroom and upper-floor terrace and balcony, and the oversized main-level terrace. Fresh pavers and hardscape throughout the exterior, mosaic-style tile accents, pedestrian porte chochere, large motor court, a serene fountain, planting beds, and an edible-grape vineyard highlight the newly landscaped, level property.

Located on a prime street in lower Central Hillsborough, close to the town’s renowned, award-winning schools, commuter routes and public transportation, and the chic shopping and famed dining of downtown Burlingame, this home has the location and amenities for professional and family living, yet feels like a retreat to a time of culture and ambiance.

15 Cottonwood Ct

$ 2,550,000 | 3 bedroom(s) | 2 bathroom(s) | Lot: .59 acres | 2,790 sqft

 

Hillsborough’s Hidden Gem

Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac above Crocker Lake, this stunning home feels like a Big Sur retreat. Free-flowing entertaining spaces lead to a large wrap-around deck with vast views of woodlands and canyon, and every room looks out on mature stone pines and redwoods. Dramatic floor plan, remodeled kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and stone counters, updated bathrooms, and new hardwood floors give this home modern elegance and style. Peaceful, private, and adjacent to trails surrounding the Lake, this property provides Peninsula convenience in a singular location.

Additional Highlights

392 sq. ft. lower level workshop
Generous closets and ample storage

Build in 1978