Looks like Splunk cofounder Erik Swan and his wife Julie are singing a swan tune, if you will, when it comes to their swank Superior Sierra way of living. Now up for grabs at $15.5 million is the couple’s Lake Tahoe house, which is tucked absent in a really affluent golfing and ski neighborhood nestled amongst the historic city fo Truckee and Lake Tahoe’s north shore. Records expose they paid out “just” $5.4 million for the spot again in 2012 when it was newly created — but the area’s desirability has developed noticeably given that then, and they’ve also upgraded and improved the property as only the 1-per cent of the a person-percenters can do, decking it out with anything from a skate park to a rock climbing wall.
Sited on a double ton that spans just about 3 acres in the distinctive and guard-gated Martis Camp neighborhood — showcasing private ski-carry accessibility, an award-successful Tom Fazio-developed golfing system, clubby seashore shack on Lake Tahoe, a whole-service spa and far more — the Swan’s cedar-and-stone-clad dwelling was designed by Zak Architecture and Walton Architecture + Engineering, and completed by Jim Morrison Building in 2012.
A prolonged paved driveway rounds a stone wall in advance of emptying into a paved motorcourt and huge garage, which flank the six-bed room, eight-bathtub most important house. Inside, the 9,000-square-foot mansion e sports huge-plank hickory flooring finished with black walnut, teak cabinetry, purely natural stone counter tops, Ann Sacks tiles and custom made lights all over. There’s also a “nightclub-grade studio audio system” with live performance speakers, per the listing, and Control4 house automation and Lutron lighting systems.
All the expected facilities are in participate in listed here: a good area with fireplace, official eating area, and gourmand kitchen area outfitted with a spacious take in-in island, plus best-of-the-line Wolf, Sub-Zero, Miele and Bosch appliances. Ground-to-ceiling drink in mesmerizing sights of Martis Valley, Mount Rose and the Carson Array further than. The reduce degree packs in a media/activity room, kitchenette, wet bar, and two bedrooms –one of them with bespoke bunk beds.
Upstairs, a duo of hallways on both side of the primary dwelling room sales opportunities to independent two-story grasp suites the two have sleeping quarters upstairs, plus a sizable home beneath that can be used as an office environment, health and fitness center, studio, library or bedroom, for every the listing.
But outside is exactly where the actual magic occurs. A sequence of verandas medander through gardens and descend earlier a skate park, built-in trampoline, granite scorching tub and picturesque manmade creek abutting a waterfall. There is also a picket deck with a firepit, barbecue bay, lounge and al fresco dining region. Beneath all of this lies a 2,055-sq.-foot, a person-bed room guesthouse geared up with a total kitchen, an 1,800-square-foot garage underneath the guesthouse — obtainable by way of stairs, a tailor made glass elevator or rock-climbing wall — with its have soaring ceilings, epoxy floors and “scissor-lift” doors.
Nevertheless they’re longtime Silicon Valley locals, the Swans now appear to reside largely in Malibu. In addition to their Lake Tahoe estate, the Swans however possess a lavish estate atop a prime bluff in Malibu’s celeb-studded Stage Dume community, obtained for $17.7 million in 2016. (That property, incidentally, was highlighted prominently in the Pierce Brosnan film “Some Form of Wonderful.” In 2015, the pair compensated Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber $13.3 million for an additional Position Dume dwelling that was marketed 3 later on to Walmart heir Steuart Walton for $14 million.
A tenured technological know-how exec, Swan probably is finest acknowledged for cofounding and serving as CTO of the publicly traded, San Francisco-centered corporation Splunk, a major application system for analyzing device-produced info. He now acts entirely an adviser to Splunk, which has a latest sector cap in excessive of $24 billion.
Jonas Mikals of Martis Camp Realty holds the Lake Tahoe listing.
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