Centrally located in Palo Alto’s desirable Midtown neighborhood, this updated home checks the boxes with about 1,682 square feet of single-level living space showcasing three bedrooms, including a private master retreat wing and two bathrooms. Inviting outdoor venues are ideal for entertaining, play, and relaxation. Gather under the covered patio with views of mature trees and multiple fruit trees, and garden beds. There is also outdoor lighting and a flagstone pathway to a side patio ideal for the barbecue.
Midtown is known for its ideal urban/suburban mix, where peaceful tree-lined neighborhoods and parks are conveniently close to cafes, shopping, and top-rated schools. Enjoy the proximity to Stanford Shopping Center and the University Avenue shopping district less than three miles away with easy access to Highway 101. Walk to the Henry Seale Park, more than four acres offering playgrounds, picnic areas, basketball court, benches, and expansive open meadows.
Professionally designed front landscaping with flagstone, decorative retaining walls, and river rock offers instant curb appeal. The light-filled interior features Australian cypress and hardwood flooring, crown molding, fresh interior paint, recessed lighting, and skylights.
Beyond the spacious foyer, the living room is anchored by a gas fireplace with a granite surround, a nearby dual-zoned SubZero wine refrigerator with a 147-bottle capacity, and an adjacent dining area with a French door to the backyard. The kitchen was updated in 2016 and features a skylight, Espresso cabinetry with under-cabinet lighting, custom pullout drawers, contemporary pulls, and granite counters with a glass subway tile backsplash. Stainless appliances include a Viking range and dishwasher.
A private master retreat features an exposed beam vaulted ceiling, wood flooring, a walk-in closet with built-ins, and an adjacent room ideal for a home office or work-out space. A gas fireplace is on a thermostat and features a stylish stacked stone surround that reaches the ceiling. This room also has French door access to the backyard. The master bath is equally luxurious with wainscoting, a dual vessel sink vanity, a freestanding bathtub, and an oversized shower with a rainhead showerhead, a decorative tile surround, and a pebble shower floor.
Additional bedrooms feature built-in armoire cabinetry, ceiling fans, and front-facing views. One bathroom features a pedestal sink and a shower/tub combination.
Additional features include a finished two-car garage with a pull-down staircase to attic storage, a four-by-six garden shed in the side yard, an indoor laundry room, an updated water heater, and dual-zoned HVAC, and multiple storage closets. A new roof was installed in 2013, and the driveway and back patio have been reinforced with rebar.
Top-rated schools nearby include about a half-mile to Palo Verde Elementary and about a mile to Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School. Palo Alto High School is about 2.3 miles away. Palo Alto High School 2.3