845 Laverne

845 Laverne Way, Los Altos

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 5.5
  • Living 5,667 sq ft
  • Lot 20,009 sq ft
  • Offered at $9,700,000

Designed and built by renowned Pacific Peninsula Group, this home seamlessly blends luxury, a floor plan fit for a modern family lifestyle, and spectacular outdoor living on nearly one-half acre in premier North Los Altos. From the stunning cedar exterior, to the exquisite millwork and stone, around every corner is a new feature to enjoy. The main level offers elegant formal living and dining rooms, and a fabulous great room encompassing the gourmet eat-in kitchen with luxe appliances and the spacious family room with a fireplace and access to the incredible grounds. Working from home is a dream with a rich executive office, second office, and a children’s study. Four bedrooms sit on the upper level, each with direct access to a full bath. The primary suite has a large balcony overlooking the park-like yard, a customized walk-in closet, and a spa bath. The lower level has a fully-equipped media room, recreation room, wine cellar, bedroom, and a full bath. And the fabulous yard, expertly designed by Tom Klope Landscape Design, is the ideal venue for entertaining and family fun, with fireside lounge and covered dining patios, an outdoor kitchen, large pool and spa with a waterfall, vast lawn, priceless mature trees, and high perimeter hedging for ultimate privacy and tranquility.

Amenities of the Home include:

  • Best in class architecture, design, and build
  • Architecture by Jude Kirk and Eric Peterson of Pacific Peninsula Architecture, and construction by Pacific Peninsula Custom Group
  • Spectacular backyard oasis by Tom Klope Landscape Design that offers an exceptional indoor/outdoor lifestyle with thoughtfully designed outdoor living rooms, an outdoor kitchen, oversized pool and spa, level lawn for recreation and play, verdant gardens, and incredible privacy
  • Ultimate luxury and a floor plan designed for modern family living
  • Premier North Los Altos location on a private, non-through street just moments from downtown Los Altos
  • 5 bedrooms, two offices, and 5.5 bathrooms 
  • Approximately 5,667 square feet 
  • Nearly one-half acre lot (20,009 square feet)
  • Extensive millwork inside and out, hickory pecan hardwood floors, substantial built-ins, skylights and vaulted ceilings, and custom ceiling details throughout
  • Stunning curb appeal with a timeless stained cedar shingle exterior, crisp white trim and columns, a new cedar shake roof, contrasting wood shutters, and a perfectly manicured front yard brimming with lush plantings, flowering hydrangeas, and sculpted hedges, all shaded by gorgeous mature redwoods and an oak tree
  • A meandering bluestone pathway leads from the vine-covered front fence to the welcoming covered porch and solid wood front door
  • The grand entry foyer has recessed lighting overhead and introduces the gleaming hickory pecan hardwood floors that extend throughout the main level
  • The dining room features herringbone wood floors, tall front-facing windows, a wide stone-topped serving bar, a custom iron vine chandelier, and recessed lighting
  • Convenient to the dining room, the butler’s pantry features a wraparound counter, deep sink, built-in bar shelving, extensive tableware storage, and a Sub-Zero ice maker
  • The formal living room stuns with a custom-designed focal-point fireplace with a traditional mantelpiece, two tall built-ins, a intricately milled coffered ceiling, recessed lighting, windows on two walls for natural light, and glass French doors to the covered patio and the yard
  • A powder room features a free-standing vanity with a copper vessel sink and a window
  • The handsome executive office sits privately on one side of the home with rich walnut wood wall-to-wall built-ins, recessed lighting, a coffered ceiling, and a substantial built-in desk center with a tall bay window with prolific garden and redwood views 
  • The mud room/laundry room has ample coat hanging space, storage, a Shaws Original farmhouse sink, a glass-view door to the side yard, a door to the garage, and a Whirlpool washer and dryer
  • A full bath serves the main level with a granite-topped vanity and a glass-enclosed stall shower with a stone tile surround and river rock flooring
  • The gourmet chef’s kitchen features deep granite countertops, full-height subway-set tile backsplashes, a wide stainless steel sink with a backyard-view window above, filtered hot and cold water, a walk-in pantry with floor-to-ceiling storage shelving, tongue and groove ceiling panels, and an oversized center island topped in a single marble slab with a deep stainless steel sink and breakfast bar seating on one end
  • Luxury appliances include: Viking 6-burner gas cooktop, Miele double ovens, Sub-Zero double door refrigerator/freezer, two Miele dishwashers, GE microwave, Miele warming drawer, Sub-Zero double refrigerator drawers, and filtered hot and cold water
  • The casual dining room has a linear chandelier, a bay window with views of the side garden and water feature, recessed lighting, and tongue and groove ceiling panels
  • The family room features two sets of tall built-ins, vaulted ceilings with tongue and groove panels, recessed lighting, a ceiling fan, two walls of windows and glass French doors to the yard, and a custom-designed gas fireplace with an elevated hearth
  • A second office is convenient to the kitchen and main living spaces and features wall-to-wall built-ins, deep work counters, and a built-in desk center
  • Upstairs, the luxe primary suite features new carpet, vaulted ceilings with tongue and groove paneling, a ceiling fan, recessed lighting, a glass door to a large private balcony overlooking the entire backyard, a side-facing window for added light, a dressing room with floor-to-ceiling mirrors, a large fully-customized walk-in closet, and an en suite bath with heated travertine tile floors, a deep soaking tub with integrated bubblers and a marble surround, thoughtfully designed built-in storage cabinets, a dual-sink vanity topped in marble with stone tile backsplashes, a separate commode room, and a glass-enclosed steam shower with a central rain showerhead, bench seat, and two additional showerheads
  • The second bedroom features vaulted ceilings, wainscoting along one wall, windows on two walls overlooking the front of the home, a customized closet with bifold doors, new carpet, recessed lighting, and a ceiling fan
  • The third bedroom features tall ceilings, recessed lighting, windows on two walls with front yard views, a ceiling fan, recessed lighting, new carpet, and a customized closet with bifold doors
  • Bedrooms two and three share a full bathroom with a quartz-topped dual-sink vanity, mosaic tile backsplashes, river rock floors, and a separate commode room with a glass-enclosed stall shower with a subway-set white tile surround
  • The second laundry room serves the upper-level bedrooms with a Shaws Original farmhouse sink, granite work counters, large-scale tile floors, full-height subway-set tile backsplashes, recessed lighting, storage cabinets, a pull-down ironing board, and a Whirlpool washer and dryer
  • A bedroom suite has windows on two walls, vaulted ceilings, a ceiling fan, recessed lighting, a built-in desk, new carpet, a customized closet with bifold doors, and an en suite bath with stone tile floors, a single-sink vanity, and a deep tub with an overhead shower and tile surround
  • On the lower level, a recreation room features a linear chandelier, pool table, high ceilings, and recessed lighting
  • The media room features automated shades, an integrated 110” screen and front-facing projector, a window overlooking the light well, a door to the light well patio, and a granite bar with full-height backsplashes, upper and lower storage, and a stainless steel sink
  • Wine cellar with cedar racks, plaster walls, and a cooling system
  • A large storage closet has walls of built-in shelving plus a door to even more storage space
  • A full bath features decorative tile floors, a granite-topped single-sink vanity, and a glass-enclosed stall shower
  • A bedroom, ideal for guest or au pair quarters, features a built-in desk, tall windows, a ceiling fan, recessed lighting, new carpet, and a large closet with double doors
  • Double doors open to a children’s study/playroom with laminate tile floors, a wall of built-ins, a desk center, tall windows, and recessed lighting 
  • The expertly-designed backyard is the ultimate venue for outdoor living and entertaining with manicured, professionally landscaped gardens, priceless mature trees, use of natural stone, and ample space for recreation and play
  • Just off the living room is a covered bluestone patio
  • The lounge patio has a wood-burning fireplace outlined in natural stone
  • The stacked stone outdoor kitchen has  a built-in oversized Lynx grill, quartzite countertops, elevated bar seating, a deep cold water sink, refrigerator, Viking under-counter refrigerator, and a stone bench seat
  • Sitting off of the family room, the pergola-covered dining patio overlooks the pool and has built-in heaters and sound speakers for year-round enjoyment
  • The oversized pool and spa has a gorgeous bluestone patio surround, a wide waterfall feature at one end, and safety cover
  • A majestic heritage oak tree with a rope swing perfectly shades a vast stretch of level lawn that provides plenty of space for play surrounded by pristine landscaping, raised garden beds, mature perimeter hedging, and a tall Magnolia tree
  • The landscaped side yard has a tranquil water feature
  • Electronic systems include: Ethernet cable; Central Audio/Video/Data closet with equipment racking; Integrated security and fire monitoring systems; Integrated speakers throughout; Surround sound speakers in two locations
  • 4-zone heating and 3-zone cooling systems
  • Weathershield True Divided Light windows 
  • Attached two-car garage with built-in storage and a workbench
  • Top-rated Los Altos schools: Santa Rita Elementary, Egan Junior High, Los Altos High School (buyer to confirm enrollment)
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Specific Schools

Elementary School

Santa Rita Elementary

Jr. High School

Egan Junior High School

High School

Los Altos High School

  • 201 Almond Ave
  • Grades: 9-12
  • School Type: High School
  • Student Enrollment: 1663
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