One Of The Largest Most Coveted Estates In The Heart Of Saratoga

14445 Donna Lane

With a heritage dating back to 1916, this magnificent unparalleled estate, on an elegant cul-de-sac spans approximately 3.6+ nearly level acres, making it one of the largest properties close to Saratoga Village & near Saratoga schools. The main home is grand in proportion with two levels designed to overlook the vast front yard. Almost every room opens to the front veranda or to the expansive upstairs east-facing sun balcony. Grand formal public rooms & a tremendous kitchen with a suite of quality appliances ready for hosting large events. An inviting family room with walnut-paneled walls rounds out the main level. Personal accommodations are located upstairs, including a spacious primary suite with two full baths, plus three additional bedrooms, each with en-suite bath plus a sunroom. The upstairs also has an office, family room & hobby room. A two-bedroom, two-bath guest house is found poolside, also perfect for entertaining, plus there is a one-bedroom apartment, ideal for a caretaker. The detached garage accommodates 6 or 7 cars. With magnificent grounds, treasured architecture, and superb location, this is a rare opportunity indeed.

14445 Donna Lane Saratoga, CA

Summary of the Estate

  • One of the largest close-in properties in Saratoga at 3.6+ nearly level acres
  • Circa 1916 Dutch Colonial estate, historically called Cañada Vista
  • Main home has 4 en-suite bedrooms, plus 1 large office, and 5.5 baths on two levels
  • 2-bedroom, 2-bath poolside guest house
  • 1-bedroom, 1-bath separate apartment
  • 6- to 7-car garage
  • Approximately 8600sf of living space; Main House 5884sf, Guest House 1914sf, Apartment 893sf
  • Wrought-iron fencing with gated driveway and pedestrian gate that opens to a colonnade walkway leading past a vast stretch of lawn in front of the home
  • Step up to the front entrance where a column-framed arbor shelters the front door flanked by fluted columns and pilasters connected with dentil-detailed moldings
  • Classic foyer with hardwood floors, brass chandelier, plate rail moldings and wainscoting, guest half-bath, and broad stairway to upper floor
  • Grand living room has a majestic marble-faced fireplace, coffered ceiling, and three sets of French doors to the veranda
  • Inviting family room with walnut paneling and integrated glass-front bookshelves, concealed media area, and concealed wet bar; French doors open to the veranda
  • Formal dining room has upholstered walls above wainscot, French doors to the veranda, marble-faced fireplace, and stunning rock crystal chandelier
  • Oversized kitchen features solid wood cabinetry with tiled counters and backsplashes, built-in desk, adjacent butler’s & general pantry, adjacent large breakfast area with elevated fireplace, and access to second staircase to the upper floor
  • Appliances include Chambers gas cooktop; 2 Thermador warming drawers; 2 GE ovens; GE microwave; 2 Miele dishwashers; Sub-Zero refrigerator; Scotsman icemaker; pull-out toaster
  • Upstairs primary suite begins with a large foyer with chandelier, 2 walk-in closets, and 2 separate baths – one with tub and shower and one with shower; columns frame the entrance to the spacious bedroom with plantation shutters, built-in cabinetry, and French door to a sunny east-facing balcony
  • Bedroom suite with Murphy bed, separate reading/office alcove with skylights and built-ins, plus bath with clawfoot tub and overhead shower
  • Upstairs central family room has tongue-and-groove walls and ceiling, a wet bar, and French door to the expansive front balcony
  • Large office with floor-to-ceiling built-ins on all sides plus skylight
  • Two bedroom suites, each with access to a private balcony and with tiled bath with tub and overhead shower
  • Hobby room, accessible from the hall and from one bedroom, has a French door to the front balcony
  • Lower level with laundry area, over-sized sink, abundant storage space, and walk-in wine vault
  • Additional main house features: security alarm; upstairs linen and cedar closets; downstairs silver closet
  • Detached guest house (over 1900sf) has a family room with fireplace, large recreation room, large, full kitchen with gas cooktop, 2 bedrooms, and a bath with clawfoot tub and overhead shower; each bedroom has a semi-private patio; at the opposite end from the bedrooms is a separate bath with shower and 2 dressing rooms accessible from the pool that can be locked off from the rest of the guest house; a laundry room has exterior access
  • Large, 60-foot pool has broad-staired entries and recessed spa, with a second stand-alone spa a few steps from the guest house
  • Large bricked patios at pool/guest house area are perfect for entertaining
  • Apartment, adjacent to the garage, has a private patio, family room, full kitchen with gas cooktop, bath with tub and overhead shower, and upstairs loft bedroom
  • Oversized 6- to 7-car garage with approximately 800sf of stand-up attic storage
  • Vast landscaped grounds with trellised walkways, herb garden, magnificent rose garden, water-lily pond, fenced dog run, heritage oaks, numerous fruit trees, restful benches, and tremendous lawn with large water fountain
  • Open area with space for multiple sports courts or additional structures
  • Creek water used for irrigation, with pump and water storage tank
  • Driveway has circular turn-around with central flowerbed and behind-the-gate parking for 10+ cars
  • Nearby 1.5-mile walking path to Saratoga Village with its shops and fine dining
  • Excellent, convenient Saratoga schools