Portola Valley Real Estate – Just Sold! by Ellen Ashley

Welcome to the Country!

Ellen recently represented the buyer in the sale of this serene and private country setting in the heart of Portola Valley. Manicured gardens, lush landscaping and captivating views provide the perfect backdrop for entertaining or relaxing and offer a park like setting for kids to enjoy. Featuring approximately 3200 sq ft of living space on one acre.

If you would like to know more about living in Portola Valley, just give Ellen a call. It’s a very special place. Contact Ellen @ 650-888-1886

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Beautiful Portola Valley Home Just Sold!

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316 Golden Hills Drive, Portola Valley, CA 94028

Enjoy the natural beauty of relaxing California living at its best in this gated, gracious single-level home. Above the hustle and bustle of the cosmopolitan heart of Silicon Valley, welcoming and serene retreat ambience arises from approximately 2.75 award-winning landscaped acres, abundant foliage, flourishing gardens, meandering pathways, and water features surrounding.

A beautifully maintained home with thoughtful details and timeless fine designer finishes. Elegant limestone floors throughout most of the home. Marble slab used in baths and fireplaces and fiddleback maple cabinetry in master bath and kitchen. Plaster walls showcase finely finished rounded corners. Open, light-filled design affords flexible usage of spaces. Large windows and doors throughout take advantage of views of surrounding hills, gardens, pool, spa, fountains, koi pond and orchard.

An outdoor built-in BBQ center provides alfresco dining and shared moments. Other features include guest quarters, a workshop in unfinished basement, extra storage in 3-car garage and basement, and a large motor court with ample parking spaces. This home is picturesque and serene yet only minutes to top-rated schools, shops & San Francisco Bay Area business centers.

Contact Ellen Ashley to help you find or represent your home: 650-888-1886

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Portola Valley Realtor Ellen Ashley

Helping you find the perfect home

Contact Ellen to help you find your next home or represent the sale of your home 650-888-1886

Helping You Find The Perfect Home – Just Sold!

Ellen Helped a Client Find This Newly Constructed Home in Portola Valley, CA

A private & peaceful setting with unobstructed views while living in the treetops.

Contact Ellen Ashley to help you find your next home or represent the sale of your home.

Ellen Ashley 650-888-1886

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Helping You Find the Perfect Home.

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“It’s important to love where you live,” says Ellen and with over 20 years of real estate experience and a comprehensive understanding of the local marketplace, she knows her neighborhoods inside and out.

Her success comes from paying close attention to the details, understanding the clients’ priorities, interests, wants, and needs.

Her many years of real estate experience has made her an effective advocate on behalf of the buyer or seller and has helped her become a perceptive and innovative negotiator.

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In fact, just recently, Ellen helped a client find the perfect home located on a serene and private country acre right in the heart of Portola Valley. This beautifully remodeled four bedroom home features inviting decks and patios creating a perfect blend of indoor and outdoor living. It also has spectacular views of the hills including Windy Hill, a 1,335-acre preserve featuring open grasslands and beautiful redwood, fir, and oak trees perfect for hikers and equestrians.

Farmers Market

One of the amenities of living in Portola Valley is the local farmers markets, which is located at the Portola Valley Town Center and open every Thursday afternoon year round.

The Portola Valley Farmers Market features local artisan that bring a wonderful selection of fresh organic fruits and vegetables and other fine foods, crafts, and music making it a fun place to visit.

To learn more use this link: www.portolavalleyfarmersmarket.com If you would like to know more about Peninsula living or have specific questions on buying, selling or investing in 2014, please give Ellen a call. She would love to hear from you! 650-888-1886.

Living in Portola Valley, an Equestrian Lovers Dream

Portola Valley Offers amazing riding opportunities for the equestrian lover and has a variety of equestrian facilities and trails that are great for adults and kids of all ages. Below are listed a few of the local facilities:

Web Ranch provides riding instruction and events, scenic trails, programs for all level of riders, farm produce and seasonal foods. Located @ 2720 Alpine Road Portola Valley, CA 94028

Portola Valley Training Center offers Trainers and their Clients a World Class Facility. Among the amenities on the 60 acre grounds are 8 meticulously groomed and maintained jumping and flat arenas including a mirrored dressage court and a fully lighted and covered 150 foot by 300 foot arena. Completely unique is the 5/8 mile racetrack, from days past, for conditioning, 40 acres for off-training day leisure rides, and an on-site veterinary with full surgical facilities. Located @ 100 Ansel Lane, Menlo Park, CA 94028

Glenoaks Equestrian Center is a full-service riding facility in Portola Valley for equestrians of all levels: from novice to Grand Prix competition. With 3 all-weather rings, a dressage court, grass Derby field, and 1,000 acres of private horse trails, you and your horse have found the ideal home. Located @3639 Alpine Road Portola Valley CA 94028



Stunning Portola Valley Home For Sale

Stunning 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath Craftsman style view home designed in 2004 by Roger Kohler with an emphasis on light and open design.

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Offering 3981 sq ft +/- of thoughtfully planned living space with expansive views of the majestic oak trees and the surrounding hills.  Beautifully sited on 1.2 acres of oaks, fruit trees, lush gardens and lawns, the easy flow of indoor outdoor living expands from the home to the tiered Brazilian hardwood decks to an inviting flagstone patio with hot tub.  Designed with great attention to detail and meticulously maintained, this exquisite home in ideally located within walking distance of Alpine Hills Tennis and Swim Club, 10 minutes from Stanford University and close to highly rated Portola Valley schools.