Light, airy, and welcoming at every turn. This beautifully appointed five-bedroom stunner in Portola Valley will captivate traditionally-minded home buyers who are looking for that rare combination of space and style. Built in 1988, this home has been lovingly maintained and tastefully updated over the years to make it feel brand-new.

This 4,670-square-foot property, located at 1 Applewood Lane, begins with a stone driveway that leads to an inviting front porch and sun-lit entryway. A new gourmet kitchen opens up to a family room, anchored by a gorgeous fireplace with book-matched natural stone. Step onto the covered deck from the family room and experience true indoor/outdoor living with a space that’s perfect for al fresco dining. For more formal entertaining, choose the elegant dining room and living room pairing.  The main house includes four bedrooms, each with an en suite bath, with the master suite designed with privacy in mind and offering an adjoining office. A detached one-bedroom pool house/guest house comes complete with a kitchen and two baths. Adjoining the guest house is a tremendous 20 x 20 foot poolside recreation room graced by stone floors, a full bath and a covered entertainment terrace with an outdoor kitchen.  Exceptional craftsmanship and an eye for detail are showcased throughout the house, as seen in the hardwood flooring and other unique touches. A sought-after central location just one block to Roberts Market, and a short distance to excellent Portola Valley Schools make this property even more desirable. The future homeowner will also have access to amazing hiking and horse trails, with Highway 280 and Sand Hill Road Venture Centers less than 10 minutes away.

Offered for $6,495,000 by Erika Demma and  Judy Byrnes of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Woodside, this residence is a must-see in Portola Valley.