Mike Murphy worked at Facebook and his $35M Silicon Valley manse on the market proves it

The 13K sf, 2-parcel estate is in Atherton — near Facebook HQ — and one of the wealthiest areas in the country

Los Angeles /
Sep.September 12, 2019 02:10 PM
Mike Murphy and the house (Credit: Redfin)
Mike Murphy and the house in Atherton (Credit: Redfin)

A former Facebook executive has listed his 13,000-square-foot mansion, which happens to be in the priciest ZIP code in the nation.

Of course it’s in Silicon Valley, in the small town of Atheron, which last year recorded the highest median home sales price, at $6.7 million.

Mike Murphy’s massive Mediterranean-style manse, meanwhile, is being listed for $35 million, according to Variety.

Murphy and his wife, Elaine, have The seven-bedroom, 11-bath mansion is a short drive to Facebook HQ in Menlow Park.

It is being sold as two separate properties. The larger two-acre parcel, which includes the main house, guest house and pool, is being offered for $27 million, with the smaller one-acre plot with a tennis court listed for $8 million. Steve Niethammer of Zane MacGregor brokerage, is the listing agent.

The estate spans three fully landscaped acres, which Murphy acquired in two separate transactions, the first in 2011 and second in 2012 for a total of around $19.5 million, according to the report.

Murphy, who was a vice president at Facebook and also worked for Yahoo, enlisted Menlow Park-based developer Pacific Penisula Group to complete the property’s multimillion-dollar expansion and renovation. Neighbors include other tech titans, including most notably Google co-founder Sergey Brin. [Variety]Alison Stateman


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