729 Murphy Drive, San Mateo
To live in luxury is to know that the quality of every detail reflect the spirit of the whole. This Foothill Terrace traditional masterpiece is located in one of the Peninsula’s most coveted neighborhoods. This sumptuous grand manor is a 2,860+/- sq. ft. property on 8,509 sq. foot lot with high-end detailing and every modern convenience for comfortable family living and elegant entertaining. The taupe-colored home embellished with Navajo white trim and perfectly groomed front landscape entices visitors with its charming facade. Inside is the warm and grand character of a finely appointed residence. The living room has a floor-to-ceiling flagstone fireplace. The dining room, draped with floor-to-ceiling mirrors, has a leaded crystal window with view of the rear yard shrouded with mature trees, established shrubs and koi pond. The dream gourmet kitchen with breakfast nook has patio access. The family room with large bar has a river rock fireplace. Completing this level is a bedroom and full bath, laundry room and attached two-car garage. As one ascends the spiral staircase, there are wonderful sleeping quarters for the king and queen who reside here. Beveled stained glass at the top of the staircase sheds light. Three spacious bedrooms and two baths are serviced by an elevator with convenient access to the family room. The pristine backyard has been lovingly cared for by the owner who was a true gardener. A lovely pergola supported by brick pillars is lined by roses, flowering plants, plum trees, lemon tree and Japanese maple. A rare koi pond and terraced gardens beyond the rear fence create California living at its best.