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Named for the Spanish explorer, Gaspar de Portolà, Portola Valley is known as one of the wealthiest towns in the United States. Surrounded by wooded hills, Portola Valley enjoys a verdant and serene setting provided by extensive trail systems, scenic roads, open spaces, and natural views. The town’s architectural guidelines ensure that the rural quality of the area will be conserved, and that homes will be gracefully integrated with their surroundings.

Portola Valley attracts the affluent of Silicon Valley who prefer open space, country living, expansive lots, and stunning views. Homes in Portola Valley range from grand estates on flat lots to rustic “cabins” located high in the hills. Although Portola Valley feels a million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Silicon Valley, only a short commute separates Portola Valley from popular cities like Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and San Francisco.

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