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Filoli, Woodside

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Garden · Historic Site
Filoli, also known as the Bourn-Roth Estate, is a country house set in 16 acres (6.5 ha) of formal gardens surrounded by a 654-acre (265 ha) estate, located in Woodside, California, about 25 miles (40 km) south of San Francisco, at the southern end of Crystal Springs Reservoir, on the eastern slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Now owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Filoli is open to the public. The site is both a California Historical Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Went in May - too late for the daffodils but got to see the tulips! What a pleasant day walking around the gardens. Due to COVID-19, we were also allowed to go through the house with our separate...  more »
  • I’m not sure why the last person said it was dry and no seating….we were at the garden today and it was beautiful and green and full of flowers! I also saw seating all over the property! There are...  more »
  • My experience was magical, loved every inch of these place. The house, the history behind the two families who lived there. Those awesome paintings, house decorations details. And all the gardeners wow just an awesome experience. Paying $22 was nothing comparable to all you can walk and relax too much to enjoy in that historical place.
  • What a wonderful and peaceful place. Make sure you bring a good book to enjoy if coming alone. If with family, a walk through the gorgeous gardens is a must. The house is cozy and lovely. Get your camera ready and take tons of pictures. I truly enjoyed it.

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