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Listing courtesy of Max Lo, Green Banker Realty.

401 El Cerrito Ave Hillsborough, CA 94010
11 beds
12 baths
25,000 sq ft

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Joe Polyak

Joe Polyak

Founding Partner

DRE# 01872572

Property Description

With historic grandeur rarely seen, Hillsborough’s Western White House” ranks among the region’s finest legacy estates. This neoclassical Georgian Colonial was redesigned in 1930 by Julia Morgan, California’s first woman architect and the first woman admitted to the Beaux-Arts de Paris architecture program & on commission by the Hearst family for whom she designed the legendary Hearst Castle. The palatial, 24-room residence sits on 2.9 acres of sprawling manicured grounds & boasts 11 bedrooms, 10 full baths, 4 half baths, a wine cellar, movie theater, gym & a library inspired by the Oval Office. Gated entry, fountains, trees and hedgerows embrace the property for the ultimate in private entertaining, & an expansive mosaic motorcourt affords ample parking for guests. Triumphant columns open to sprawling lawns, the rose garden & ivy arches surrounding the statue-studded pool, bathhouse, gazebo & solar array. Unmatched in pedigree & amenities, this is an estate truly fit for royalty.

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Single Family Home

Year Built

  • 1915


  • Source: MLSListings
  • Listed on 2021-10-13 09:01:19


  • 11 bedrooms


  • 10 full bathrooms
  • 4 half bathrooms


  • County: San Mateo


  • Built in 1915
  • 25,000 square feet
  • 25,000 living square feet
  • Building type: Detached

Dining Room

  • Breakfast Room
  • Eat in Kitchen
  • Formal Dining Room

Family Room

  • Separate Family Room


  • Gas Starter
  • Wood Burning


  • Concrete Perimeter


  • Fiberglass
  • Foam
  • Shingle


  • Ceiling Fan


  • 4 garage spaces
  • Detached Garage


  • Public


  • Baseboard
  • Central Forced Air – Gas
  • Radiant


  • Public Utilities
  • Solar Panels – Owned


  • Sewer – Public


  • Pool


  • Zoning: R10025
  • Horse property?: No


  • Elementary school: South Hillsborough
  • Elementary school district: Hillsborough City Elementary
  • Middle school: Crocker Middle
  • High school district: San Mateo Union High

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