890 Robb RD, PALO ALTO, CA 94306

Neighborhood: Palo Alto Hills

  • $19,500,000

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  • 7

  • 9

  • 8793

    Approx. Sq. Ft.
  • 1.0149

    Approx. Lot Size
  • Listing Class: Residential
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Price Per Sq.Ft.: $2217.67
  • Year Built: 2003
  • Stories: 3
  • # of Parking: 8
  • # of Garage: 4



This gated masterpiece in Palo Alto Hills is created for the ultimate Silicon Valley lifestyle. Designed by acclaimed architect Stephen Pogue, the residence offers luxuriously updated interiors with cutting-edge home automation and spectacular views from almost every room. Banks of French doors open to outdoor retreats with water and fire features, showcasing breathtaking natural beauty year-round. Panoramic views extend to San Francisco Bay and beyond. Included are an immense designer kitchen, library, banquet-sized dining room, gorgeous entertaining spaces, and a remodeled master retreat. Grounds provide a large motor court, garage parking for three cars, pool house, and multipurpose center with kitchen—perfect for conferences and events. Enjoy a theater, wine cellar, multiple spas, and so much more. No detail was overlooked, and no expense was spared. Near sought-after Palo Alto schools, elite private academies, Stanford University, and some of the world’s most famous companies.

  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 9.5 Bathrooms
  • Main House | 6557 SF
  • Pool house | 871 SF
  • Conference Center | 1446.54 SF
  • Garage | 900 SF
  • Total Living Area | 8874.54 SF
  • Lot | 1 Acre


  • Designed by esteemed residential architect Stephen Pogue, recently upgraded to provide state-of-the-art luxury
  • Panoramic views overlook the Palo Alto Hills, extending to San Francisco Bay and beyond
  • No detail was overlooked, no expense spared in the creation of this masterpiece
  • Luxurious elements include whole-house automation, heated floors, designer wall coverings, state-of-the-art connectivity
  • Nearly every room features a spectacular view of the grounds and surrounding scenery
  • Entertain in a banquet-sized dining room and majestic great room, both with fireplaces
  • Conduct business in a library appointed with cherry paneling and bookcases with ladder
  • Recently remodeled master chef’s kitchen boasts soaring cathedral ceilings, vast island, Wolf appliances, premier SieMatic cabinetry, and casual dining area with gourmet coffee bar
  • Private retreats include au pair quarters, a secondary office, and newly remodeled master suite with vaulted ceilings, Juliet balcony, luxury walk-in closets, and private spa
  • Unwind in the media wing, which enjoys a home theater with black-out shades and color-shifting lights, wine cellar for 888+ bottles, and tasting area with large wet bar


  • Professional landscaping on grounds of 1+ acre showcases natural beauty at all times of year
  • Spacious patios with fountains, waterfalls, and a fireplace form outdoor living spaces
  • Multiple barbecues, rotisseries, gas heaters, a spa, and expansive swimming pool are excellent for alfresco entertaining
  • Enjoy a sprawling, gated motor court and garage parking with travertine floors for three cars
  • At the highest point of the estate, a large pagoda wired for surround sound overlooks the grounds and the Bay Area


  • Luxurious pool house includes two bathrooms, a full kitchen, and guest suite
  • Newly constructed multipurpose center boasts food prep zone with extensive island, folding wall of windows, and spa with steam shower
  • Multipurpose center is designed for catering, sized for conferences and large-scale events


  • Convenient to shopping, dining, and entertainment in downtown areas of Palo Alto and Los Altos
  • Unwind at Palo Alto Hills Golf & Country Club or explore numerous nearby trails and scenic nature preserves
  • Close to elite private academies and some of California’s top-ranking schools, including Nixon Elementary, Terman Middle, and Gunn High (buyer to verify attendance)
  • Near world-class companies like Tesla, VMware, HP, Apple, Google, Facebook, and more
  • Easy access to Interstate 280 and San Francisco International Airport

General Features

  • Listing ClassResidential
  • FoundationMasonry Perimeter
  • Age18
  • View DescriptionsBay,City Lights,Mountains
  • Property TypeSingle Family Home
  • Parcel175-02-015
  • Year Built2003
  • Horse PropertyNo
  • Construction TypeStucco,Wood Frame
  • ZoningRE
  • # of Stories3

Interior Features

  • Fireplace1
  • FlooringHardwood,Stone,Tile
  • CommunicationsAudio / Video Prewired
  • Dining Room FeaturesBreakfast Bar,Breakfast Nook,Formal Dining Room
  • Kitchen FeaturesCountertop - Granite,Countertop - Quartz,Dishwasher,Exhaust Fan,Garbage Disposal,Hood Over Range,Island,Oven Range,Refrigerator,Wine Refrigerator
  • Additional Room FeaturesBasement - Finished,Den / Study / Office,Formal Entry,Laundry Room,Library,Media / Home Theater,Recreation Room,Storage,Utility Room,Wine Cellar / Storage,Other
  • Fireplace DescriptionGas Starter,Living Room,Other Location
  • LaundryIn Utility Room,Tub / Sink
  • Security FeaturesSecurity Alarm ,Security Fence,Video / Audio System
  • Family Room FeaturesSeparate Family Room
  • Bathroom FeaturesDouble Sinks,Half on Ground Floor,Primary - Stall Shower(s),Shower and Tub,Stall Shower,Steam Shower,Updated Bath

Exterior Features

  • Yard/GroundsBack Yard,Balcony / Patio,BBQ Area,Courtyard,Deck ,Fenced,Fire Pit,Gazebo,Outdoor Fireplace,Outdoor Kitchen,Sprinklers - Auto,Sprinklers - Lawn,Storage Shed / Structure,Other
  • Pool1
  • FencingFenced Back,Fenced Front,Gate
  • Pool FeaturesPool - In Ground,Spa - Above Ground

Utilities & Energy

  • UtilitiesPublic Utilities
  • Sewer/SepticSewer - Public
  • CoolingCentral AC,Multi-Zone
  • WaterPublic
  • HeatingCentral Forced Air,Radiant,Solar
  • Energy Saving FeaturesCeiling Insulation,Double Pane Windows,Energy Star Appliances,Energy Star HVAC,Energy Star Lighting,Smart Home System,Solar Power,Tankless Water Heater,Thermostat Controller,Walls Insulated


  • Parking Spaces8
  • Parking FeaturesAttached Garage,Gate / Door Opener,Guest / Visitor Parking
  • Garage Spaces4

Elementary School

Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School

  • 1711 Stanford Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94305
  • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
  • API Score*: 955
  • Grades: K-5
School Website

Middle School

Ellen Fletcher Middle School

  • 655 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
  • API Score*: 968
  • Grades: 6-8
School Website

High School

Henry M. Gunn High School

  • 780 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
  • API Score*: 917
  • Grades: 9-12
School Website

* As of 2019 is the last year of API Score rating)

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