15 Drayton Road

ACTIVE

4 Bedrooms  |  4 Full Bathrooms  |  1 Powder Room  |  18,688 Sq. Ft. Lot  |  Built 2005

 

On a quiet street overlooking a pastoral canyon and with expansive Bay views, this spacious Mediterranean home makes a dramatic statement while bestowing comfort and privacy. A soaring two-story entry leads to an open floor plan: living room with fireplace, dining room with breakfast patio, family room with butler’s bar, and an exquisite custom kitchen. A Birdseye maple island is surrounded by top-of-the-line amenities: Sub-Zero refrigerator, Viking range and dishwasher, extra Fischer Paykel entertaining dishwasher, wine fridge, natural custom maple cabinetry, and beautiful honed granite. Also on the main level are a discreet powder room and a large study or en-suite guest room with expansive built-ins and a pass-through fireplace to the family room. Multiple access points to the oversized balcony with a Viking outdoor kitchen provide gracious entertaining options and enjoyment of the spectacular surrounding view.

Ascend to the upper level via a graceful curved stair to the master suite featuring a cozy fireplace, a third balcony for gazing at The City and Bay, master bath with huge tub, shower with steam, walk-in closet with numerous custom built-ins, and a separate octagonal sitting room complete with Bose sound system. Two additional bedrooms, both en-suite, and a conveniently located second laundry complete the upper level.

Quality construction, evidenced by exquisite detailing, marble, hardwood, custom light fixtures, wainscoting, crown molding, coffered ceilings, built-ins, and abundant natural light make this home a spacious oasis of luxury.

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, Hillsborough

1005 Vista Road, Hillsborough

ACTIVE

$ 4,788,000 | 4 Bedroom | 4 Bathrooms | 1 Powder Room | Year Built 1926

 

Casa De La Colina

Across the road from the only park in Hillsborough, Casa de la Colina offers the perfect blend of hallmark architecture, quality renovation, and artistic ambiance. As one enters the property, the exquisite landscaping is striking. Old vine olive trees, saved from a former orchard, a majestic palm, and agave and succulent gardens perfectly compliment the spectacular Spanish style of this one-of-a kind home.

A dramatic, sunken living room, with twelve-foot ceilings, original plaster fireplace, and double French doors leading to an intimate retreat with Zen water feature make for a gracious indoor-outdoor experience. The formal dining room, powder room with unique stenciled wall treatment, en-suite guest room with private patio, and a library, with access to the enchanting rear yard complete with rock walls, specimen plantings, and raised-beds garden area, are also part of the main level. The home has classic Spanish breezeways, one linked to the finished garage, which has maple built-ins, sink, and double Sub-Zero refrigerators; the second is perfect for entertaining in comfort with seating and dining spaces.

The kitchen, featured in design publications, opens to a picture-perfect patio for morning coffee and evening refreshments, and features custom cabinetry, natural stone counters and flooring, La Cornue range, Thermador wall oven, drawer, and microwave, Sub-Zero refrigerator, and Bosch dishwasher. A separate eating area has built-ins for entertainment and cold and room temperature wine storage.

The upper level has three bedrooms, two en-suite with separate dressing areas (one with hallway access to the bath) and a graceful master with wood-burning fireplace and vintage surround, crown moldings, two-story closet with custom storage joined by a private stairwell, and a luxurious bath complete with Victoria & Albert soaking tub. The airy upper hallway also boasts the perfect laundry closet right out of Real Simple magazine, and an enclosed, light-filled breezeway, perfect for project room or gym, leads to the Ahwahnee-style family room with original plaster fireplace, beamed ceiling, and a deck leading to the peaceful rear yard.

Old world charm and architecture are the trademarks of this home, but with sensitive renovation and stylistic integrity, and highlighted by solid plaster and hardwood, designer vintage lighting and hardware, Waterworks fixtures and dynamic tile work, makes this home a haven of perfect esthetic and function, all right across the street from picturesque Vista Park.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Across the road from the only park in Hillsborough; Vista Park
  • Dramatic, sunken living room, with twelve-foot ceilings, original plaster fireplace, and double French doors leading to an intimate retreat with Zen water feature
  • Upper level features three bedrooms, two en-suite with separate dressing areas
  • Graceful master with wood-burning fireplace and vintage surround, crown moldings, two-story closet with custom storage joined by a private stairwell, and a luxurious bath complete with Victoria & Albert soaking tub
  • Ahwahnee-style family room with original plaster fireplace, beamed ceiling, and a deck leading to the peaceful rear yard
  • The Kitchen, featured in design publications, opens to a picture-perfect patio for morning coffee and evening refreshments
  • The kitchen features custom cabinetry, natural stone counters and flooring, La Cornue range, Thermador wall oven, drawer and microwave, Sub-Zero refrigerator, and Bosch dishwasher
  • Exquisite landscaping with old vine olive trees, majestic palm, agave and succulent gardens compliment the spectacular Spanish style of this one-of-a kind home

1005 Vista Road, 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.

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