51 Shady Lane, Ross

A once in a lifetime opportunity presents itself in the offering of this outstanding Ross estate. The turn of the century residence has been majestically transformed with high end, timeless designer finishes throughout. The +- 4,618 sq. foot residence offers 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths in the main house. Additionally, there is a beautifully appointed one bedroom, one bath guest house. Large, open spaces, tall ceilings and fine period details define the east coast, shingle style home. The heart of the home is a grand scale great room that opens directly to the sprawling level lawn and pool area. Perfectly site placed on a completely level +- 1/2 acre lot, the residence opens to sweeping level front and rear lawns. The exquisite, recreational grounds include mature plantings, an in ground pool & spa, and large blue stone patio, ideal for entertaining and hosting large events. Located on the community's most desirable street, the residence is just blocks from the award winning K-8th grade Ross School, the Ross Common, Phoenix Lake and all the area's recreational opportunities, and downtown San Anselmo's many fine shops and restaurants.


Main Level

  • Large front covered porch
  • Exquisite formal foyer
  • Beautifully appointed, large powder room with large closet area (this could be converted to a shower)
  • Grand scale living room with high ceilings, period windows and a wood burning fireplace
  • Fabulous formal dining room with grass cloth wall coverings overlooks the rear yard and gardens
  • Lovely sitting room with custom built-ins
  • Stunning new kitchen with huge center island includes a second sink and bar counter seating for at least 4 people. The newly finished kitchen offers high end, stainless appliances including 2 dishwashers, built in Miele coffee machine, wine refrigerator, & custom white cabinets with brick backsplash, and box beam ceilings
  • Adjoining great room offers a gas burning fireplace, box beam ceilings, large eat in space, and French doors opening directly to the pool and rear lawn area
  • Lovely, light filled office/music room
  • Large bedroom offers high ceilings, custom built-ins and custom bookshelves

Upper Level

  • Large bedroom with high ceilings, custom built-ins, and large, walk in closet
  • En suite second bedroom on this level includes a tile bathroom and high ceilings
  • Third full bathroom on this level has been remodeled and offers a Carrera marble floor, a pedestal sink, Subway tile shower and ample storage
  • Stunning newer master suite includes a grand scale space with two large, custom built closets, wood burning fireplace and French doors opening to an exterior balcony.  The newly renovated master bath is straight out of a design magazine and includes a Carrera marble basket weave floor, huge, walk in shower, freestanding Urban Archaeology soaking tub, custom vanity with two sinks and ample storage throughout

Lower Level

  • Huge rumpus/rec room
  • Large, full bathroom
  • Separate bedroom, ideal for an au pair 
  • Large laundry room

The Detached Guest House

  • Large, updated guest house shows beautifully and offers a beverage refrigerator, sink, full bathroom and large, open living space with high ceilings and  French doors opening to the pool and lawn areas

Additional Features:

  • Newer in ground pool and spa with Bluestone coping and salt chlorination system offers an automatic safety cover
  • State of the art, high resolution security system with video alarm and monitoring system 
  • Two gated driveways for privacy/security
  • Off street guest parking for 10 cars; Additional on street parking
  • 2 zone heating; air conditioning on the upper level only
  • 3 car covered parking with ample storage
  • Well for irrigation 


6 Bedrooms | 5.5 Bath | 4618 Sq Ft |