Enriching Lives As We Age

2013 Decorator Show House

Show House Is Over, But Kudos Continue!

General Admission daily self-guided tours $35, Daily: 10:00am - 4:00pm (closed Mondays)
Thursday Evening Meet the Designers $50 (includes refreshments): 6:00 - 8:00 pm - reservations strongly recommended

Visit one of the last great estates on the Peninsula: an 11,000 square foot house with 20 beautifully decorated designer rooms, situated on a 21-acre estate with breathtaking vistas in Woodside, CA. This is the first designer home event on the Peninsula in a decade; you won't want to miss this one!

View the Show House video below:


History of the house and property, click here.

This magnificent mansion is styled and decorated by premier Bay Area designers:

Gardens and gardening demonstrations by:

Art & art demonstrations by:

Musical Treat Schedule:

Ron Borelli, pianist, will play:
                                              Mornings: May 4, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 23 from 10am to Noon
                                              Saturday, May 11th from Noon to 2 pm
                                              Thursday, May 23rd from 6pm to 8pm
The Bommerangs, barber shop quartet, will play Thursday evening May 9th from 6 - 8 p.m
Don Alberts, piano jazz, will play on Mothers Day, May 12th from 2 pm to 4 pm.
Shasta Brass Quintet, will play Tuesday afternoon May 14 from 12 to 2 p.m.
Elizabeth Erickson, Harpist, will play Thursday evening May 16th from 6 - 8p.m.

Hsin-Yee Shih, pianist, will play Sunday, May 19 from 10 to 12 

Felton Brookter, Rhythm and Blues, will play Tuesday, May 21 from 11 AM 

Open to the public for self-guided tours on daily (closed Mondays), 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., from May 4th through May 24th, 2013.  Last entry into the house is at 3 p.m.

Special Event: Meet the Designers on Thursday Evenings, from 6 to 8 p.m.  Wine and hors d'oeuvres served outside. 

Tickets are still available for the our exciting Meet the Designers Evenings!  You can buy them at the door!  Only $50!"

 Important notes: 

For your safety and comfort, flat shoes are required; booties will be provided to cover your shoes.
This event is limited to adults and children age 12 and over; babies in arms or strollers are not allowed. No pets will be allowed on the premises.
Due to the multi-level nature of the house and surrounding property, we are unable to make the entire house and property fully accessible for people with mobility issues; please contact us for further information. There are areas with cobblestones, bricks, many stairs and uneven surfaces, therefore, the house is not suitable for anyone who has difficulty walking or standing. The house is NOT wheelchair accessible.  A walker will not be able to be used inside the house. 
Photography is prohibited.
There is no vehicle access to the property; you must use our free shuttles.

Parking lot is The Horse Park at Woodside

3674 Sand Hill Road

1 mile west of Hwy. 280

First shuttle leaves parking lot at 9:30 AM

Last shuttle leaves Show House for return to parking at 4:00 PM.





Sponsored by:



Roz and Merv Morris and Ann Griffiths
Martha and Howard Girdlestone
Audrey and Roland Lampert
Betty Jean and Hiro Ogawa
Huguette Bartels Connie and Bob Lurie
Frances Bohannon Nelson
Mansion Carolyn and Preston Butcher
Capital Group Private Client Services
Linda and Stan Dickinson
Sandy Ferrando
J Manus Foundation
Jeanne and Frank Fischer
Nancy and Joseph Greenbach
Joanne Harrington
Barbara Hiller
Jill and John Jerrehian
Gloria Kennett
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Pearl Anne Seipp
Clover Worland
Gentry Magazine, Media Sponsor
Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP
NBC Bay Area
Neiman Marcus Stanford Center
Leonard and Margaret De Somma
JoAnn Connor
Anne Nunan
Linda and Chuck Drew
Alfreda and Bob Andrews
Pat Grillos
Anne and Richard Melbye
Amalia Popell
Adolf Rosekrans
Jackie and John Scandalios
Twila and Clay Woods
Past Presidents of Peninsula Volunteers, Inc.
American Trust & Savings Bank - Robert Hopper 
Sally Broberg
Marilee Gardener
First National Bank of Northern California
Betsy and Allan Harris
ACT, San Francisco
Huguette Bartels
Bev Mo! - Menlo Park
Mary Alice Bowie
Terri Carville
Helen Chew
Kathy Downey
Maria Erdi
Fox Theatre, Redwood City - Eric Lochtefeld, Owner
Marilee Gardner
Nancy Greenbach
Edwin Gotay
Pat Grillos
Chief Joanne Hayes-White, San Francisco Fire Dept.
One Hope Wine - Julie Bell Hope
Jill Jerrehian
Gloria Kennett
Mohr-Fry Ranches
Bev & Jim Nelson and Kathy & Jim Downey
Ava Norman
Anne Nunan
Remede Spa - St. Regis Hotel
Barbi Sheldon
Camilla Shroff
Christine Baur - Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry
Kimber Sturm
Tom's Outdoor Furniture
Michele Westmorland
Patricia Wilkinson
 Darlene Woodson
Clover Worland
             Outdoor Designers
Emily Joubert Home and Garden - Judy Sieber
Flegel's Fine Furniture and Interior Design
Betsy Kehoe - Every Bloomin' Thing
Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco
Plein Air Outdoor Painters
Tom's Outdoor Furniture
Boomerang Quartet
The Shasta Brass Quintet
Elizabeth Erickson
            Artists on Display 
Dominique Caron
Inga Dorosz
Kalani Engles
Ewa Gavrielov
Sam Gilliam
Bonnie Hagstrom
Archie Held, Sculptor
Martine Jardel
Kathryn Kain
Frank Lobdell
Daniel Phill
Leslie Safarik Studios - Sculpture
Michele Westmorland
          Additional thanks to:
Kristen Benson, Paula Kirkeby, Michael Liener,
Janet and Carl Martin
Thank you so much to our incredible PVI Staff:
Bart Charlow, Executive Director, Joe Christian,
Cathy Duhring and Debi Bingham