25 Downey Way, Hillsborough
6 Bedrooms | 5 Full Bathrooms | 2 Half Bathrooms | 5 Fireplaces
9,103 Sq. Ft. Living Space | .68 Acre Lot
Unparalleled Quality and Comfort | Expansive Lawn & Pool Area
Sophisticated Charm | Award-Winning Schools | Walkable to Downtown
Magnificent French Estate
Majestically located in the heart of North Hillsborough on a .68 acre lushly landscaped lot, this property is the pillar of tasteful, unparalleled quality & comfort. Built in 1950, redesigned by renown architect Farro Essalot & fully renovated by 2013 boasting a hallmark of notable architecture, attention to detail, large public spaces and effortless flow. A gracious interior with sophisticated charm makes the home perfect for todays live-work lifestyle. Elegant windows & abundant French doors create a light-filled interior & seamless transition between the open interior floor plan & tranquil gardens, spacious patio flanked by mature specimen trees, large serene pool & expansive lawns, ideal for both gracious entertaining on any scale and comfortable, style family living
A grand formal entry, with curved staircase leads to the main-level reception hall with herringbone hardwood floors and floor to ceiling windows, which opens to the formal living room with a wood burning fireplace and is adjacent to the formal dining room, family room, breakfast nook and classic French-Style kitchen. The impressive main en-suite is spacious, light filled and gracious; it’s centrally located double sided fireplace connecting the sleeping quarters from the seating area is the centerpiece of this room, walk-in closet with island, and marble bathroom. A second en-suite bedroom and mud room with a half bath complete the main-level.
The first level encompasses a grand formal entry with stately staircase; the reverse floor plan showcases a substantial media room, four bedrooms, three of which en-suite, four bathrooms, elevator, second kitchen suitable for an au pair or extended family, and ample storage space complete the lower level.
The back yard with expansive lawn, pool and spa, gazebo and BBQ area all accessible from 13 French doors. The list of quality elements includes architectural integrity, crown molding, high ceilings, hardwood floors, top-of-the-line renovation to systems, kitchen, bathrooms, security, surround sound and designer finishes. This is an exceptional home for the past, present and the future.
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.