Paul Allen, the tech genius who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates, passed away last year and now his Silicon Valley estate is for sale asking $41.488 million. Known for being philanthropic and having an expansive real estate portfolio, Allen nabbed the stunning property back in 2013 for $27 million, a minuscule amount compared to his last estimated net worth of $20.3 billion.As one would expect from a tech billionaire, the modern mansion in prestigious Atherton, California has sleek lines and top-of-the-line functionality. There is a no frills approach to the interiors, with minimalist furnishings and a neutral color palette allowing the homes high ceilings, walls of windows, and beautiful finishes to be the star.In total, the incredible manse and detached guesthouse offer a new owner a total of 21,000-square-feet. With all that space, it could easily become the next big startup’s headquarters, complete with a movie theater for breaks and naptime zones inside. After all, that is the new office protocol, right? More realistically, the home’s seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms will be perfect for hosting visitors and spreading out, with fun spaces like the huge pool, cabana, and firepit always there for luxurious entertaining.Billionaires around the world, but especially ones seeking to in heart of Silicon Valley, will surely flock to this exquisite two-acre estate. Courtney Charney of Parc Agency Corp.
has the listing, which the LA Times
first reported is for sale.