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The Finest Custom Estate

5500 Morningside Drive, San Jose, CA 95138  |  MLS #81521846  | Virtual Tour #1456217

Enchanting & Spectacular Estate

Enchanting & Spectacular Estate

Incredible value with reduced list price! This beautiful custom estate home with expansive grounds and wonderful pastoral views is one of the finest in Silver Creek Valley Country Club in San Jose, California. Private electronic entry gates establish the tone for this truly magnificent residence that features a stunning abundance of custom finishes. With 5,731 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, cherry wood library, bonus room adjacent to the family room and 4 car garage, this dream home captures grace and style throughout. Custom amenities abound including a dramatic wrought iron staircase with marble tread detailing, extensive use of cut marble slabs as flooring with floor heating systems and abundant millwork including raised panel cased openings, wood wainscoting and oversized crown moldings. Every detail is meticulous with a variety of elegant custom painting finishes including cabinetry and wall glazing, accenting in the entry and living room ceilings and a large mural over the living room fireplace. Designer wall fabric in the dining room and library, designer carpeting, magnificent chandeliers and a highly upgraded lighting system including LED and halogen recessed lights add to the lavish feel of this home. The gourmet kitchen features granite slab counter tops and stainless appliances including multiple dishwashers. The three secondary bathrooms have been fully remodeled with marble, exquisite glass tiling, heated floors and custom plumbing fixtures. The stunning and private grounds span 16,806 square feet with southern exposure to the back yard. Owners and guests can enjoy the gazebo with built-in seating and fire pit, water feature with edgeless design and Koi pond with an advanced filtration system. Multiple patios including a large area that can serve as a sports court, fruit trees, planter boxes and numerous specimen trees attribute to the beauty and enjoyment of the grounds. This enchanting and spectacular custom estate home is ready for the most discerning.

  • $3,250,000
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4.5 bathrooms
  • 4 Garages
  • 5,731 sq. ft.
  • Silver Creek Valley Country Club
For more information, contact:
The Kliewer Team - Pam & Scott

The Kliewer Team - Pam & Scott

Intero Real Estate Services
Stone Entry Walls
Every detail has been carried out meticulously.

Spacious Motor Court
Behind the gates there is plenty of room for guest parking and access to the four car garage.

Beautifully Landscaped
Enhancing privacy, there are large trees throughout the estate.

Quiet & Peaceful Setting
The estate rests at the beginning of a cul-de-sac with only seven custom homes, minimizing vehicular traffic. Adding to the ambiance of the motor court, note the exquisite fountain with lighting that is truly beautiful at night.

Architecturally Magnificent
Greet your guests in style!

Welcome Home!
First impression . . . lavish and exquisite.

Formal Living Room
The volume of the grand entry foyer flows directly into the living room, creating a rare sense of opulence and luxury.

Spectacular Staircase
The extraordinary custom wrought iron staircase with marble tread accenting adds elegance and beauty.

Attention to Detail
With luxurious crystal chandeliers and heated marble slab floors, entertaining guests in style is a certainty.

Formal Dining Room
Note the crystal chandeliers, fabric wall coverings, wood wainscoting and extensive crown moldings at the tray ceiling.

Viewing the Front Court Yard
The wide raised panel cased opening leads to the grand foyer and formal living room.

Wine Storage
Under the staircase and inside the raised foundation, this fully paneled wine storage area is remarkably unique.

Gourmet Kitchen
With custom glazed cabinetry, granite slab counter tops and marble flooring, the spacious kitchen flows to the family room and nook.

Stainless Appliances
One of the dishwashers and the trash compactor are near the stainless sink. The Thermador Professional gas cooktop and 4' Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer add functionality and beauty.

Unique Center Island
Note the two-compartment dishwasher, double ovens, microwave and vegetable sink with reverse osmosis water filtration system. Around the corner in the butler's pantry are another dishwasher and warming drawer.

Spacious Nook with Views
The custom table with eight chairs fits perfectly. Note the additional storage cabinetry and octagonal ceiling detail.

Elegant Family Room
An invitation to luxurious living with a built-in entertainment center, custom fireplace surround and tray ceiling detail.

Bonus Room
Adjacent to the family room with a double door entry, this lovely space can serve a variety of uses.

Formal Powder Bath
Exuding style and elegance, with an exterior door that allows the bath to be used while entertaining in the back yard.

Opulent Library
The full height cherry wood cabinetry flows up to the high ceilings enhancing the beauty of the room and storage capabilities.

Steps from the Grand Foyer
With custom carpeting, fabric wall coverings and double French entry doors, the library is stylish and functional.

Beauty is Everywhere
The design of the sweeping staircase is extremely elegant and unique. Note the glass door under the stairs that leads to the wine storage room.

Intricate Rail Detailing
The view from the landing area at the top of the stairs shows the beautiful custom painted ceiling details in the living room and grand entry.

Grand Entry Ceiling
The gold gilded dome with crystal chandelier creates a memorable first impression.

Three Bedrooms Suites Upstairs
The arched opening shown on the left leads to two large secondary bedrooms, each with their own bath, while the elegant master suite is ahead through the double doors.

Master Bedroom Suite
Elegance throughout with glazed walls, tray ceiling detail and slab marble at the fireplace.

A Wall of Glass
Enjoy the serene views of the foothills just beyond the back yard.

Master Retreat
Spacious and light with a functional breakfast area that includes a refrigerator in the vestibule entry.

Master Suite Balcony
Enjoy a morning cup of coffee while overlooking the back yard grounds and foothills.

View Southeasterly
Taken from the master suite balcony, the beauty of the grounds and pastoral hillsides are an intoxicating combination.

View Southwesterly
Another stunning view from the master suite balcony over the Koi pond to the distant Santa Cruz Mountains.

Master Suite Bath
Sophistication is embodied throughout with elegant finishes and designer touches.

Master Bath Views
The glazed walls, jetted tub, private water closet and crystal chandelier all blend in harmony.

Master Suite Closet
The thoughtfully planned cabinetry houses hanging space for all your clothes with storage space above.

Master Suite Closet Continues
The built-in chest of drawers shown on the right provides convenient access to ancillary items.

Upstairs Laundry Room
The large window provides ample natural light and plenty of storage cabinetry adds efficient functionality.

Upstairs Secondary Bedroom
One set of doors leads to a cozy exterior deck and the other set of doors leads to a Juliet balcony in the grand entry foyer. This bedroom features two storage closets and a private remodeled bath with custom finishes.

Upstairs Secondary Bedroom
Spacious and bright with two storage closets and a remodeled private bath.

Upstairs Seondary Bedroom Bath
Demonstrating the outstanding finishes of the three secondary bedroom baths with heated marble floors, slab marble countertop, marble wainscoting and glass tile accent detailing.

Downstairs Bedroom Suite
Lovely hillside views through the French doors that lead to the beauty of the back yard. This bedroom has its own spacious marbled bath that features a large shower and access to the back yard.

Aerial Photo One
The estate from the air shows the privacy and strong architectural design of the roof.

Aerial Photo Two
The fence line is down the slope far enough so the fence is not visible from the inside of the home or while enjoying the back yard.

Aerial Photo Three
The beauty of the setting of Silver Creek Valley Country Club is truly amazing. Note that the home is visible in the lower-middle portion of the photo.

Aerial Photo Four
This wonderful photo shows the grandeur of the pastoral hillside views from 5500 Morningside Drive, with the home visible in the lower-middle portion of the photo.

Enjoy the Incredible Back Yard
This limestone patio area features an extensive food preparation counter with refrigerator, stainless steel sink, disposal and granite slab top and is just one of the areas in this amazing back yard.

Privacy and Beauty
The door to the left of the food prep area leads to the formal powder bath, an excellent feature for back yard entertaining.

So Much Beauty to Enjoy!
Large flat back yards are so rare inside the Country Club . . . enjoy the gazebo with gas fire pit and custom seating year round!

Views to the Distant Hills
Imagine the contented feeling this back yard will engender.

Entertain in Style
Everything so carefully planned . . . aiding safety, the gas starter for the fire pit is housed under ground in a brass container that requires a special tool to access.

Spectacular Water Feature
The fountain with edged spillover enhances the peaceful and serene setting.

View Southeasterly
Impressive in its size and scope, the water feature provides an elegant focal point of the back yard.

View Southeasterly
The pastoral hillsides provide a beautiful vista, especially when they turn green during the winter months.

View Southwesterly
The panoramic views include the distant Santa Cruz Mountains.

Stunning Back Elevation
Beautifully designed architecturally to enhance the enjoyment of being in the back yard.

Flexible Spacious Patio Area
Serving multiple uses, this large patio area can be a sport court or used to seat numerous dinner guests if hosting a large party.

There is More!
Another seating area is adjacent to the Koi pond with sophisticated filtration system.

Intricately Designed
The gentle water spouts are highlighted by the trellis with vining . . . creating a grotto-like appeal.

Raised Platform
Housing the Koi pond filtration system underneath, this platform can serve as a seating area or dance floor while entertaining guests.

Continuing an Amazing Plan
At the southwestern side of the back yard, numerous species of fruit trees can be found.

Planter Boxes
Raised planter boxes allow you to easily plant your own fruits or vegetables.

First Floor Plan
Designed by Stotler Design Group and built in 2000, this custom home design is perfectly suited to take advantage of the view angles and privacy potential of the lot.

Second Floor Plan
The design promotes privacy between the master suite and the two upstairs secondary bedrooms.

Country Club
Memberships are available . . . create an unparalleled lifestyle!

Country Club Celebration!
Spectacular fireworks each year inside SCVCC sponsored by the HOA allow all residents the opportunity to meet and greet!

Golfing Paradise
View from the 1st tee . . . each 18 holes played is an experience to remember!

View from the 9th Tee
One of the best golf holes in the Bay Area awaits!

Two Swimming Pool Complexes
Join the Club . . . swim, workout in the fitness facility, masseuses available . . . live in a resort year round!

Tennis Anyone?
Six lit tennis courts with one amphitheater court for exhibition matches.

Main Entry Gate
With personnel 24 hours per day at the main entry gate to SCVCC, all vehicular traffic is continuously monitored.

Award Winning Elementary School
Most recent (2012) API score is 977!

Silver Oak Elementary Nearby
Just a short drive from Morningside, parents may drop their children off to school without leaving the private streets of the Country Club.

Award Winning Middle School
Most recent (2012) API score is 943!

Outstanding Neighborhood School
The Chaboya campus is well-designed . . . promoting the best in student education.

The Ultimate in Luxury
Move-in condition and ready for the most discerning . . . call Scott or Pam today for a private showing.

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