191 Britton Avenue, Atherton

Located on approximately 2.6 acres in the most exclusive area of Atherton – the Menlo Circus Club – this estate property was built in 1991 and is in pristine condition with all the essentials for today’s lifestyle. The four-level main home offers amazing space for office and distance learning needs as well as everything for fitness and recreation, including a spa room with steam, sauna, and oversized jetted tub plus an extra-long pool and tennis court. There are 5 bedrooms, a 1-bedroom guest house, and a pool house, along with incredible storage throughout. Tying it all together in complete privacy are vast level grounds dotted with magnificent oak trees. Atherton is ranked the #1 most exclusive zip code in the country by Forbes magazine and is close to Stanford University, Sand Hill Road venture capital centers, and Silicon Valley tech centers.


Details of the Home


Classic and stately columned portico with double doors to the foyer introducing hardwood floors on the main level and a fresh neutral color palette throughout

Living Room

Step-down formal living room with marble fireplace, up-lit ceiling, and two sets of French doors to the terrace

Dining Room

Spacious formal venue with brass chandelier and garden views; nearby concealed wet bar with icemaker and refrigerator


Large chef’s kitchen has maple cabinetry topped in granite slab, including island; walk-in pantry, day office, dumb waiter, and casual dining area


Viking induction cooktop; 2 GE ovens plus microwave; Miele dishwasher; Sub-Zero refrigerator and separate freezer

Family Room

Step-down spacious room just off the kitchen has a fireplace, built-in cabinetry with banquette seating and desk center, and sliding glass doors to the terrace

Main-Level Bedroom Suite

Privately located off the foyer with plantation shutters and tub with overhead shower

Lower-Level Recreation Room, Fitness, and Spa Bathroom

Carpeted lower level comprises a spacious recreation room with entire wall of built-ins, fitness center with adjoining spa bathroom including sauna, jetted tub for two, and steam shower, plus numerous customized storage rooms and wine cellar with custom racking

Second-Floor Primary Suite with 2 Bathrooms

Carpeted bedroom has sliding glass doors to a balcony, fireplace, plus 2 bathrooms, each with fully customized walk-in closet; one bathroom has a tub and separate shower, and one has a makeup vanity and shower

Second-Floor Bedroom Suites and Offices

Bedroom suite with tub and overhead shower plus direct access to the primary suite; 2 bedroom suites, each with tub and overhead shower; 2 large offices, each with built-ins and direct or adjacent access to a balcony terrace; one office also has staircase to the top floor

Third-Floor Recreation/Office/Learning Center

Spacious flexible-use space with 4 built-in workstations, 4 skylights, and significant storage

Guest House

Living/dining room; private deck; kitchen with electric range, dishwasher, and refrigerator; bathroom with shower; bedroom with deck access; laundry closet

Pool House

Central recreation/living area with full wall of built-ins; kitchen with electric range, microwave, and Sub-Zero refrigerator; changing room; bathroom with shower

Other Features:

  • 2 main-level half-bathrooms
  • Laundry room with 2 sinks, Maytag washer and dryer, and outside entrance
  • Dumb waiter; security system; central air conditioning
  • Significant storage throughout
  • Two staircases to lower level

The Grounds:

  • Extra-long pool and separate recessed spa
  • Outdoor shower
  • Fenced tennis court
  • Fireplace terrace off the pool house
  • Vast level lawn
  • Magnificent oak trees
  • Well for irrigation