Atherton, California, United States
Designed by Gordon + Greineder Architects and built in 2002 by Lencioni Construction, Bella Sera is an impressive 13,558 square foot Italian-style villa on a 2.53 acre property in Atherton, California. The property hit the market in 2013 for $27.4 million and sold in February 2014 for $25 million. The project team also included Wheeler Design Group, David Wilds Patton Lighting Design, Chandler & Chandler landscape design, Evans & Brown decorative painting and Paul Smith wood carving. Photography by Tim Street-Porter.
Gordon + Greineder Architects: “An imposing heritage oak and fountain frame a strong central axis leading from the motor court to the front door, through a grand stair hall into the public spaces of this Italianate home designed for entertaining, out to the gardens and finally terminating at the pool and semi-circular columned cabana. Gracious terraces and formal interiors characterize this stately home.”