No fooling: Atherton rental available at only $50,000 a month

April Fool joke? Afraid not

Looking for a Midpeninsula rental?

Well, according to the Zillow and Berkshire Hathaway websites, there's a nice one coming up in Atherton, if you can afford it.

The home has seven bedroom suites and a total of 10 bathrooms, a pool, guest house, cabana, movie theater, wine cellar, gym, six fireplaces, and, wait for it ... really great public schools (it's in the Menlo Park City School District).

All of this in a cozy 14,568 square feet on an acre lot.

The rent? Only $50,000 a month. (Yes, we know reporters aren't usually math whizzes, but this number is the one advertised.)

If you're longing to make this your home sweet home, you'll have to hold on just a bit. It's under construction and not expected to actually be available until November. But they'll let you tour the construction site right now.

The home is listed by Tim Kerns in the Menlo Park Coldwell Banker Santa Cruz Avenue office.

Sadly, no photos have yet been posted.

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8 people like this
Posted by househunter
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:47 pm

Sounds perfect for us! But can't they build faster, so we don't have to suffer in our double-wide until November?

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Posted by Curious
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:58 pm

Just wondering, will the house be completely furnished or not?

3 people like this
Posted by Shelly Kay
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Apr 1, 2015 at 3:20 pm

Are utilities included?

2 people like this
Posted by mercedes
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Apr 3, 2015 at 9:15 am

i just read that the our water usage is being cut down by 25%...please understand that i favor this. there is certainly no question that we are in the midst of a drought and water is a problem. here is my problem...there are currently over 3000 apartments being built in redwood city, the town of los altos has added numerous apartments as has menlo park. the city of menlo park also just approved a 250 room hotel to be built. i may be wrong but where is the water supposed to come from for all those showers? more landscaping? all the things that go along with more people? shouldn't we begin to think about curtailing the number of new residents to an area already low on water?

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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:18 am

Menlo Voter is a registered user.

We should be thinking about forcing big Ag to use water more efficiently and to not grow water intensive crops such as rice and alfalfa in a desert. They use 80% of the water in this state.

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Posted by Mac
a resident of Menlo Park: Park Forest
on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:22 am

seriously OT

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