A tech billionaire’s $100 million Palo Alto home set the record for the most expensive Bay Area listing in a decade in 2018. Now it’s taken a $50 million price cut.

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The monumental home is nothing short of extravagant. At nearly $100 million, it was the most expensive home listed in the Bay Area in the past 10 years, according to a representative for the realtor.

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The home has since seen a $50 million price cut and is listed for nearly $55 million exclusively through REX Homes. The home boasts 20 rooms, two fireplaces, and a pool — and that’s just scratching the surface.

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Homeowners and guests enter through an entryway.

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The house has a traditional, slightly rustic vibe.

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A wide living area holds one of the home’s two fireplaces.

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Like the rest of the house, the kitchen has natural light streaming in through large windows.

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The master bathroom includes a large tub with a skylight, as well as a couch and a vanity.

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The master bedroom also includes a skylight and windows with the hillside in view.

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The closets, like the home they’re in, are expansive, and they put your average walk-in closet to shame.

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There are plenty of amenities for entertaining in the backyard, like outdoor seating and a grill for barbecuing …

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… and a pool of course.

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An expansive game room allows for ample amusement and leisure.

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Off the game room is a poker room.

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There’s also a fully equipped gym …

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… and a media room featuring rows of plushy lounge chairs and a screen.

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And what multimillion-dollar home is complete without a wine cellar?

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McNealy told The Journal the home also has a safe room with panic buttons and a Kevlar door.


In case you want some pampering but don’t want to head to a salon, there’s a spa and massage space.

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Perhaps the home’s most extraordinary feature is its 7,300-square-foot multipurpose sports area, which can be used as a tennis court or an ice rink, among other things.

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As if that weren’t enough, there’s also an indoor sports court. You know, just in case.

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A contender for the best part of the house is the pizza room, which includes a pizza oven for making homemade pies.

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There’s a 110-yard golfing practice area, which all four of McNealy’s sons used while they were living there. McNealy’s oldest son, Maverick, 22, is a professional golfer.

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Source: PGA Tour


There’s also a detached one-bedroom guesthouse on the property.

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Like the main house, it’s a warm and rustic abode to accommodate guests …

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… which I’d imagine the future owner will have a lot of, considering all the home’s amenities.

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