2278 Rita Court | Santa Clara
Spacious. Luxurious. Extraordinary. And ideally located!
Centrally located within Silicon Valley, nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, sits an extraordinary opportunity to own one of the largest custom estates in Santa Clara… Built in 2000 and sprawling out over 5,200-square feet of interior living space with 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, 2278 Rita Court offers uncompromised comfort & convenience with a two-story floor-plan that caters to entertaining, indoor/outdoor living and personal luxury.
Offered at $2,388,000 | Status: SOLD for $2,250,000
This home was surely built for better living! Offering one of the largest floor plans available within the City of Santa Clara, this versatile estate provides all the space you will ever need for quiet relaxation, family bonding, or lavish celebrations. Enjoy every type of entertaining—formal or informal, small or large—hosting guests in your stately-and-sunny two-story central living room and adjacent formal dining, or your magnificent great room with chef’s kitchen, informal dining, and family room. From there, the party easily spills out into your spacious backyard, where you are sure to make a splash in your sparkling spa and freeform pool. And there’s even more available beyond the ordinary including private in-law quarters, two family rooms, two laundry rooms, and a huge bonus multi-car garage.
The lifestyle offered by this residence caters to entertaining, indoor/outdoor living and personal luxury!
This custom home was recently built from the ground up in 2000. Attention to detail abounds within the tastefully designed interiors, from the high ceilings and central atrium, to the many fine finishes such as walnut-inlaid hardwood flooring, granite and marble slab countertops, coffered ceilings, energy efficient LED lighting and much more.
On the main floor, the formal entry welcomes guests with a grand first impression as the front door opens to reveal a soaring two-story ceiling accentuated by a curved formal staircase. Just inside, peek around the corner to reveal convenient access to the private in-law quarters – an ideal solution for multi-generational families or extended stay guests. Moving through the first level, the home opens to reveal a formal living room with a two-story tall ceiling highlighted by four skylights that flood the house with natural daylight creating an inviting atmosphere that flows throughout the rest of the living area.
Moving toward the rear reveals a great room that consists of the kitchen, informal dining area and family room, creating a convenient space for entertaining both family and friends. Adjoined to the kitchen, just through the butler’s pantry, the formal dining room provides ample room for large dinner parties.
The second level is connected by a grand formal staircase in the entry, or by a convenient carpeted stairway at the butler’s pantry and offers five additional bedrooms, a large laundry room, and an upstairs loft that adds the perfect informal living space. While all of the bedrooms are spacious, the master bedroom is decadent, featuring a romantic gas fireplace, ornate details and a luxurious bathroom overflowing with comfort.
A central atrium serving as the living room boasts two-story tall ceilings and connects the living areas with showers of natural lighting.
Outdoor entertaining is epic! Take advantage of this home’s expansive property with over 11,000 square feet that sprawls out in a pie shape getting more spacious as you head to the back. Social and family gatherings flow easily and naturally to the expansive and beautiful backyard oasis. From both the back garage and the family room, a pair of large sliding glass doors beckon you and your guests outside to enjoy Santa Clara’s 260 annual days of perfect California sunshine.
This extra-large lot provides room for a grand backyard highlighted by a sparkling swimming pool and spa with solar heating surrounded by a tasteful stamped concrete patio. A built-in gas BBQ as well as access to the rear garage affords a creative space for hosting large events, and a spacious lawn with horseshoe pits provides enough room to keep everyone happy. The full bathroom just off the family room is also directly accessible from outside, so swimmers can take a quick rest stop or shower off when it’s time to come inside.
The front yard allows room for an extended driveway as well as access to two attached garages…Unlike the front garage, the rear garage is spectacularly sized, with room to store multiple cars, recreational vehicles or house fitness, hobby, or even office space to enjoy…The possibilities of utilizing this space are endless…what will you create?
This home embodies the rare trifecta in Silicon Valley real estate: a huge home on a large lot, recent construction, and a central location that drastically reduces your daily commutes.
Enjoy a sense of connectivity as this extraordinary home boasts an ultra-convenient location within the city of Santa Clara! Located right in the heart of Silicon Valley, residents of this community are within close proximity to top Silicon Valley employers, excellent educational facilities including the prestigious Santa Clara University, numerous transportation options, as well as an abundance of cultural, recreational and entertainment destinations.
Since 1852, explorers, entrepreneurs and adventure seekers have made their way to Santa Clara to find their mission and make their dreams possible. So much of the City of Santa Clara’s rich history can still be seen by strolling down its streets, from the beautiful buildings at Mission Santa Clara, to the variety of architectural history among its charming neighborhoods.
Today, Santa Clara is home to over 116,000 residents, a place where many of Silicon Valley’s engineers, scientists, athletes, and high-tech executives call home; and with such a central location in the Silicon Valley it’s no wonder that so many major technology companies such as Agilent, Applied Materials, Avaya, Intel, Nvidia, Palo Alto Networks, WebEx, WhatsApp, and many more are also choosing to call Santa Clara home as well!