May 31, 2017

Kitschy Silicon Valley Castle

✤✤✤✤✤✤21449 TOLL GATE ROAD, SARATOGA✤✤✤✤✤✤

DEFINITION: kitschy (adjective) (of art, objects, or design) considered to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, but sometimes appreciated in an ironic or knowing way.

7,100 square foot 7 bedroom 7.5 bath Disneylandish style Castle built in 1985. Currently listed for $8.988 million. Last sold for $4.995 million in 2003. And before that it sold for $3,988,888 in 1999.

BROKER BABBLE: Hilltop Luxury with Old World Flair....nestled in the beautiful hills of Saratoga transport your guests to a world of medieval romance infused with modern luxury. Resting on a hilltop estate of 3.34 acres (per county) within the gated Quail Ridge enclave, this architectural landmark(?) flaunts a plethora of amenities worthy of Silicon Valley nobility, including multiple fireplaces, Honduran mahogany paneling, and wraparound panoramas of the Bay Area and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Sumptuous grounds include a guesthouse, a 50-foot swimming pool, a vineyard of over 1,000 vines, and a motor court with a porte cochère and a four-car garage.


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