Intel co-founder's former Silicon Valley mansion for sale for $22 million — take a look inside

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A Silicon Valley estate once owned by Robert Noyce, who co-founded Intel in 1968, is for sale for $21.8 million. Noyce, who died in 1990, was known as the "Mayor of Silicon Valley" or "Father of Silicon Valley" and is known as one of the inventors of the microchip.

Take a look inside the home.

The four-bedroom main house has a formal dining room, a living room with a limestone fireplace, a library and a recreation room with a wine cellar and tasting room.

The $22 million home 
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The property, located in Los Altos, California, has nearly 9,000 square feet of interior space, according to the listing.

The main bedroom 
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The current owner, former president of Avaya, a communications technology company, Kevin Kennedy, said neighbors and former Intel employees told him the home's dining room often served as Intel's boardroom when Noyce lived there, according to "The Wall Street Journal."

The kitchen has chandeliers and glass doors that open out to a patio.

The kitchen in the main home 
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The 4.5-acre compound overlooks the first fairway of the Los Altos Golf and Country Club and has views of the bay and mountains.

The estate also has a three-bedroom guesthouse, a vineyard and resort-style amenities like a grotto-style swimming pool with a waterfall and bridge, lighted tennis court, bocce court and two ponds.

The grotto-style swimming pool
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A terrace overlooks the estate's vineyard that produces 1,200 bottles of Merlot a year. "It's managed by a third party that maintains, bottles it and shares the wine with the current owners," realtor Arthur Sharif tells CNBC Make It.

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