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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.


At a Glance

  • Premier Menlo Circus Club location
  • Approximately 2.658 level acres with complete privacy
  • 5 bedrooms, 2 offices, 6 full bathrooms, and 2 half-bathrooms
  • Approximately 13,780 total square feet
    • Main residence: 12,035 sf
    • Guest house: 1,145 sf
    • Pool house: 600 sf
  • Guest house with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and full kitchen
  • Pool house with 1 bathroom and full kitchen
  • Extra-long pool, separate spa, tennis court, fireplace terrace, and outdoor shower
  • Well for landscape irrigation
  • 4-car carport with overhead expansion possibility for two additional rooms
  • Excellent Menlo Park schools

Offered at $29,800,000


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