Prices for homes in Northern California are notoriously steep, with tech money contributing to a somewhat inflated real estate market. According to a recent , luxury home sales in the area continue to grow, with 2,604 homes selling for more than $2 million last year. This was a 28% jump from 2012 and the highest number ever recorded. Heres A list of some of the most expensive homes for sale in nine Silicon Valley cities: Palo Alto, Portola Valley, woodside, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Campbell, Monte Sereno, Los Altos, San Jose, and Mountain View. Palo Alto — home to tech giants Tim Cook, Marissa Mayer, and Mark Zuckerberg — completely dominated the list with 7 of the 15 priciest homes on the market. You may be surprised to see how much these homes really cost.
This house makes for a great hilltop hideaway.
This 13,100-square-foot home is located in a private gated community.
This Los Altos home is great for young families.
This home has a backyard porch that looks out over the valley.
Make a dramatic entrance at this Monte Sereno home.
Price: $5.695 million
High ceilings and ornate decorations characterize this six-bedroom house south of San Jose.
This charming creekside home will cost you nearly $7 million.
This Mission-style home has an awesome courtyard and a huge pool.
Get some beautiful views of the Bay from this multimillion dollar home.
Address: Alpine Rd. Portola Valley
Price: $7.7 million
This three-story home is perched over the Silicon Valley on more than 9 acres of land. The wine cellar here also happens to have room for 11,000 bottles, if your collection happens to be that large.
This classic home is located in the heart of Old Palo Alto.
Address: 249 Lowell Palo Alto
Price: $7.95 million
It may not look like much from the outside, but this 4-bedroom house recently completed a beautiful interior remodel.
The ‘Fowler Mansion’ was built in 1902.
This colonial-style home dates back to 1929.
This 6-bedroom house looks like a French chateau.
Address: Undisclosed, Palo Alto
Price: $14.99 million
This Palo Alto home has a ridiculously large wine cellar, private screening room, assorted sculptures, and a hillside fire pit.
This 5-bedroom home has an incredible backyard.
Address: 435 Coleridge Avenue, Palo Alto
Price: $15.95 million
Located in a quiet, tree-lined street in the heart of Palo Alto, this 5,882-square-foot house has its own pool, spa, sport court, and detached pool house.
The ‘Seven Springs Ranch’ is a 40-acre estate that was built in 1866.
Sotheby’s International Realty
Address: Dorothy Anne Wy, Cupertino
Price: $18 million
Several detached buildings sprawl over the ranch, totaling 12 bedrooms and 11 baths. Stables and orchards provide a great escape from the pressure of business in Silicon Valley.
The ‘Lowell House’ is a beautiful historic home in Old Palo Alto.
Address: 215 Lowell Ave Palo Alto
Price: $23 million
Dating back to 1916, this 7-bedroom home has been updated to include all of the modern amenities. It has an impressively large lawn, pool, and tennis courts.
Address: 140 Eleanor Woodside CA
This fascinating home has been discerningly remodeled and expanded. It features a sleek interior design with stylish custom detailing and finishes. The gracious, yet practical 6000+/- square foot floor plan incorporates a desirable blend of formal and casual living areas. The formal living and dining rooms absorb wonderful natural light and open to the view terrace where the breathtaking view of the San Francisco Bay Area can be thoroughly adored. A lower-level recreation room, with full wet-bar and floor-to ceiling curved wall of glass, overlooks the veranda and poolscape beyond.The personal accommodations consist of 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. The impressive master bedroom suite features a contemporary walk-through closet lined with rich, floor-to-ceiling closet doors that extend into the bedroom area. The spa-inspired master bathroom preserves the contemporary feel. It contains a handsome double sink vanity, custom tiling, and glass enclosed walk-in shower and commode area.