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Enchanting Designer Bungalow One Block from Stanford
Absolutely enchanting and perfectly located just one block from Stanford University, this cozy and private home is finished to perfection. On a sidewalk-lined, non-through street, the circa 1931 Spanish bungalow is introduced by manicured lawn, white roses, and a herringbone walkway. Graceful arches outline the front window and the covered entrance – a signature of the Spanish architecture. Inside, the ambiance is warm and inviting with pegged hardwood floors, exposed beams crossing the ceiling for an intricate coffered design, and a focal-point fireplace with to-the-ceiling adobe-style mantelpiece. Open shelves for collectibles or books flank each side of the fireplace beneath windows with leaded glass detail – an ode to the home’s early heritage. An arched recessed niche complements a second one seen in the dining area, another period reminder of the Spanish style.

A wall of built-in cabinetry defines the open dining area and offers lots of space for dish, glassware, and linen storage. A side window provides garden views and brilliant sunlight, and a graceful archway defines the entrance to the kitchen. With a galley design, the remodeled kitchen takes full advantage of the space with birch cabinetry on two sides topped in quartz and a stainless steel full-height backsplash above the Bertazzoni gas cooktop and oven. Other appliances include a stainless steel dishwasher and apron sink, a stacked refrigerator and freezer, plus a full-size washer and dryer in the adjoining laundry area with convenient rear yard access. Finishing the floor is a high-end luxury vinyl tile in two complementary hues.

The home’s one bedroom has windows on two sides and a wall of birch cabinetry with drawer storage and concealed hanging space. The bath is fully remodeled with stone-like porcelain tile that includes heated floors, plus a contemporary vanity, wall-hung Geberit commode, and frameless-glass shower. Adding the finishing touch to this home is an enchanting and private rear patio with arbor-covered garden, a detached one-car garage, solar-powered electricity, plus a grassy common area shared with the adjacent four homes.

Details of the Property

  • 1-bedroom, 1-bath remodeled cottage
  • Approximately 636 square feet on a lot of 1,852 square feet
  • Absolutely enchanting inside and out in fabulous College Terrace neighborhood just one block from Stanford University
  • Solar-powered electricity
  • Herringbone brick walkway and front yard
  • Remodeled interiors with pegged oak floors
  • Living room with fireplace flanked by open display shelves
  • Dining area with built-in cabinetry
  • Beautifully remodeled kitchen with birch cabinetry topped in quartz and stainless steel backsplash above the Bertazzoni gas cooktop and oven
  • Laundry area with full-size washer and dryer
  • Bedroom with entire wall of birch cabinetry with integrated wardrobe space
  • Remodeled bath with heated floors and frameless-glass shower
  • Delightful rear brick patio with arbor-covered gardens
  • Detached 1-car garage
  • Common grassy area shared with adjacent 4 homes
  • Schools: Escondido Elementary, Greene Middle, and Palo Alto High
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Sold | $ 1,605,000

1

BED

1

BATH


636

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1,852

SQ FT LOT

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