A Wood-Clad Bay Area Home With Tree House Vibes Asks $3.6M

Located on the peninsula south of San Francisco, the home features wraparound windows that look out into a canopy of mature oak trees.
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Location: 15 Hermosa Road, Palomar Park, California

Price: $3,648,000

Architect: Fred Herring

Year Built: 1997

Footprint: 2,560 square feet (four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths)

Lot Size: 0.56 acres

From the agent: "Custom built by renowned local architect, Fred Herring, this stunning contemporary home reflects a reverence for its surroundings and modern design. Sweeping views across Emerald Hills are maximized with wraparound windows and decks on multiple levels, creating a home that is as much an experience as it is a place to recharge. Set on a large lot, the grounds offer both grand views and more private, intimate areas. This is one of Palomar Parks most stunning properties. It is modern innovative, and timeless."

Positioned below street level, the wood-clad home is neatly built into the hillside. 

Inside, crisp white walls complement refinished hardwood flooring and cabinetry. 

Each of the four bedrooms feature extensive windows, allowing for ample natural light.

Fenced-in, raised garden beds can be found at the base of the property's lower deck.

In addition to being surrounded by native vegetation, the home also offers various outdoor seating areas and a spacious lawn.

15 Hermosa Road in Palomar Park, California, is currently listed for $3,648,000 by Chris Iverson of Sotheby's International Realty.


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