Johanna Hayes & Edward Grey Presents

Beautiful Contemporary Home in Portola Valley


123 Modernica Lane

Property Details






3,090 sq ft

Welcome to 155 Willowbrook Drive, a breathtaking California contemporary home nestled on a beautiful 1.1-acre lot. This property offers a serene creeksidestream setting, providing the perfect combination of sunny exposure, tranquility, and privacy.

As you step inside, you are greeted by a formal entry leading to a light-filled living room. Featuring a cozy fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and large picture windows, this space offers stunning views of the backyard and pool. The custom kitchen is a chef's dream, complete with vaulted ceilings, granite countertops, and high-end appliances from Subzero, Bosch, and Wolf. The center island and eating area provide plenty of space for casual dining, while the adjacent family room, with its high ceilings and large picture windows, offers a comfortable space for relaxation. Sliding doors open to a spacious deck, perfect for entertaining with picturesque views of the yard.

The formal dining room is ideal for hosting dinner parties, featuring built-ins and elegant wainscoting. Hardwood floors run throughout the home, adding a touch of sophistication to every room. The main house boasts three bedrooms, including a spacious master bedroom suite with a walk-in closet, a remodeled bathroom with a rain shower, and a fireplace. The second bathroom has also been completely remodeled to provide modern comfort and style.

In addition to the main house, this property includes a remodeled guesthouse with a full bath, offering a perfect retreat for visitors. The outdoor space is an entertainer's paradise, featuring a solar-heated swimming pool, hot tub, large flat lawn/play area, lush landscaping, and even an orchard. 

Located close to trails and hiking paths, this home backs onto open space, providing ample opportunities for outdoor adventures. The property is within the outstanding Portola Valley School District and is within walking distance to Corte Madera and Robert's Market.

Don't miss the chance to own this stunning home in San Mateo, where luxury and nature seamlessly blend to create an idyllic living experience.


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Welcome to Portola Valley, CA—a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the Peninsula, where the tranquil beauty of nature meets a vibrant community spirit. As someone who’s called this place home for years, I’m here to share what makes Portola Valley not just a place to live, but a place to thrive.

Architecture and Home Style
Portola Valley’s architectural landscape is a testament to its commitment to preserving natural beauty. You’ll find homes that blend seamlessly with the rolling hills and wooded areas, featuring designs that prioritize sustainability and harmony with the environment. Mid-century modern homes, rustic ranches, and contemporary eco-friendly houses are common, each uniquely reflecting the town's ethos.

Pro Tip: Look for homes with large windows and open floor plans to maximize your enjoyment of the stunning natural surroundings.

Food lovers, rejoice! Portola Valley may be small, but it boasts some incredible dining options. From cozy cafes to upscale eateries, the local food scene is all about quality and fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. A must-visit is the renowned Portola Kitchen, where rustic Italian fare meets farm-to-table freshness. Another local favorite is Woodside Bakery & Cafe, perfect for a morning coffee and pastry.

Pro Tip: Don’t miss the seasonal dishes—local chefs love to highlight the best of what’s fresh and in-season.

Parks and Recreation
Outdoor enthusiasts will find their paradise in Portola Valley. The town is surrounded by open spaces, trails, and parks. Hike up to the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve for breathtaking views of the Bay Area, or take a leisurely stroll through Thornewood Preserve. There’s also Rossotti Field for soccer and community gatherings.

Pro Tip: Early morning hikes offer the best chance to see local wildlife and enjoy the cool, crisp air.
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Johanna Hayes

Bay Area Realty

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Edward Grey

Bay Area Realty



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