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United StatesJoined Aug 2021

Beauty, nature, and shared stories


Located 30 miles south of San Francisco, Filoli is nestled on a slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains and surrounded by more than 23,000 acres of the protected Peninsula watershed. To the two families who lived here, Filoli represented a desire to create a magnificent and enduring country estate. The first owner William Bourn dubbed it Filoli (pronounced "Fie-low-lee"), a made-up word drawn from the first letters of his personal motto: "FIght for a just cause; LOve your fellow man; LIve a good life. Come explore with us!