Silicon Valley

Set on a spectacular 18-acre hilltop site with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay, this new limestone house is inspired by 18th-century French châteaux. The interiors are an ode to the highest level of French craftsmanship in antiques, fabrics, furniture and decorative arts.
Stair gallery with vaulted ceiling Stair hall with painted ceiling Stuc pierre walls and columns with groin vaulted ceiling Media room with Jean-Michel Frank style sofa and chairs and Coromandel screen Painted parcel gilt paneled living room with Boulle cabinet Painted parcel gilt paneled living room with Prelle silk curtains Paneled dining room with Louis XVI table and chairs and Baccarat chandeliers Pink Venetian plaster guest bedroom with Murano glass chandelier Powder room with Farrow & Ball wallpaper, parrot sconces and Napoleon III verre églomisé mirror Master bedroom with hand painted Chinese wallpaper Indoor swimming pool with hand painted tile mural French limestone arched loggia overlooking San Francisco Bay
Richard Manion Architecture
Photography by Erhard Pfeiffer