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The 5 most expensive homes for sale in America’s priciest zip code

December 05, 2015 10:00AM
By Business Insider

Atherton mansions

Atherton mansions

For the third year in a row, Atherton, California, has been named America’s most expensive zip code. So here’s a look at the priciest listings in the country’s priciest town.

It’s no surprise, then, that the small Silicon Valley town surrounded by tech giants like Facebook and Google is filled to the brim with luxury real estate. The most recent analysis found that the median listing price for a home in Atherton was a whopping $10.6 million. Tech billionaires Paul Allen, Eric Schmidt, Meg Whitman, and Sheryl Sandberg have all called the town home at one point.

Our friends at Point2Homes helped us find the most expensive homes for sale in Atherton right now. Not a single one of the 5 most expensive homes is asking less than $10 million.

three-gated-entrances-bring-you-to-the-circular-driveway-in-front-of-this-colonial-style-mansionThree gated entrances bring you to the circular driveway in front of this colonial-style mansion.

Address: 95 Atherton Ave

Price: $18.2 million

Two full master suites and a guest house combine to create plenty of room for all.


with-its-spanish-style-roof-and-arched-windows-its-clear-where-this-estate-gets-its-influencesWith its Spanish-style roof and arched windows, it’s clear where this estate gets its influences.

Address: 1 Faxon Rd

Price: $20.7 million

Inside, there’s a 5,000-bottle-capacity wine cellar as well as two executive offices and an oversized dining room. Outside, there’s a solar-heated pool and a golf practice hole.


this-13000-square-foot-new-construction-mansion-is-on-one-of-athertons-most-desirable-streetsThis 13,000-square-foot new construction mansion is on one of Atherton’s most desirable streets.

Address: 190 Almendral Avenue

Price: $22 million

The listing claims custom details in the new construction, including six miles of trim-work and Carrera marble.


featured-in-architectural-digest-this-home-was-custom-built-for-its-current-ownersFeatured in Architectural Digest, this home was custom-built for its current owners.

Address: 8 Faxon Forest

Price: $22.8 million

The three-story home was inspired by traditional European luxury. It includes a fitness center, steam room, and billiards room.


thebeautifulThe most expensive house in Atherton is also one of the most beautiful.

Address: 207 Atherton Avenue

Price: $39.5 million

Built in 1939 by celebrity architect Paul Williams and restored in 2007, the home has a heritage rarely found at this price point in Atherton. A surprising feature in a house this old, it’s packed with tech that manages the lighting, climate, and security systems.