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Estate of Late Microsoft Co-founder Hits the Market

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, has a lengthy history of being a humanitarian, business mogul, investor, and philanthropist. Since his passing in 2018, many of his estates are going up for sale– including his Beverly Hills home.

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Seattle, Washington native, Paul Allen, has made a name for himself in many markets around the world. From co-founding Microsoft with his close friend Bill Gates to becoming the owner of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, Allen lived an extraordinary life. A well-known philanthropist, investor, business mogul, and humanitarian, Allen’s legacy continues to live on. Now, his former Beverly Hills home in the town of West Atherton is for sale at $41.48 million.

Built in 2013, the property boasts extraordinary architecture, which shouldn’t be unexpected from a Silicon Valley legend. The 21,030-square-foot home sits on almost two acres of land, offering seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. A five-car garage with an attached manager’s house sits at the front of the property while lush greenery line the expansive grey-stone driveway. Fountains are symmetrically placed at the entrance making this home feel more like a paradise getaway. A large, paned glass door invites you inside to take a look at the grandiose listing and all that it offers.

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Entering the home, a narrow living room continues from the front to the back of the house with floor-to-ceiling windows letting natural light pour into the entryway. High ceilings make the home feel never ending while the large fireplace, natural wood flooring, and accents of greenery let the home feel cozy and inviting.

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A living room with an open bar, attached kitchen, wooden vaulted ceilings, and access to the jaw-dropping backyard makes for the perfect space to entertain. If you want to enjoy the warm, California sun that the Golden State offers, then take the party outside to the outdoor kitchen, living room, and sprawling pool with an added guesthouse.

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Upstairs, the three-story estate continues to show off it’s luxurious amenities, some say they’re nice-to-haves, we say they’re must-haves. A massive master bedroom with perhaps an even bigger walk-in closet and master bathroom transports you to an oasis of immediate relaxation. A balcony, fireplace, and seating area makes it tempting to never get out of bed, even if you’re as busy as a Microsoft cofounder. The walk-in closet has a stand alone island, plenty of storage, and glass shelving to give your accessories the love they deserve.

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Other amenities you can find in the home including perfectly kept gardens, a beautiful pavilion, a home theater, and an outdoor fireplace. The home is also in one of the priciest zip codes where the median home value exceeds $6.5 million. Do you want to live like the late business legend Paul Allen? Then browse thousands of listings right here on Homes.com or check out our step-by-step guides on how to buy, sell, or rent.

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