Home Front FLORAL DESIGN ... Wendy Morck, a graduate of Filoli’s Home Design Program and an exhibitor at “Bouquets to Art,”, will offer a class on “Branches, Buds and Blossoms” from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at Filoli, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside. Her class will deal with how to cut, condition, arrange and display flowers. Cost is $80 for nonmembers, $65 for members, including all materials. Information: 650-3648300 or www.filoli.org HEALTHY PLANTS ... Ann Northrup, who teaches horticultural classes at Foothill College and is a volunteer in the UCCE Master Gardener program in Santa Clara County, will teach a class on “A Common Sense Approach to Healthy Plants” from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24. The class will be held in the Carriage House at Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto. Northrup will talk about preventing problems, as well as dealing with ailing plants. Cost is $35 for nonmembers, $25 for members. Information: 650329-1356 or www.gamblegarden. org ORGANIC VEGGIES ... Jody Main, food and garden writer and educator, will teach an “Introduction to Organic Vegetable Gardening” from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 24, at Common Ground Education Center, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. Main will talk about compost, mulch, fertilizer, bed preparation, companion planting, crop rotation, cover crops, pest control and more. Cost is $31, including handouts. Information: 650-493-6072 or www. commongroundinpaloalto.org SIMPLE TASSELS ... Nancy Welch, the author of three books on tassels, will offer a workshop on making simple tassels and ropes from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, at the FabMo annex, 2423 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View. Participants should bring scissors and yarn to make three tassels; yarn will also be for sale in class. Cost is $35. Information: www.fabmo.org SPECIAL BRUNCH ... Yannette Fichou Edwards will teach how to create a “Unique Breakfast/Brunch in No Time at All!” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27. Featured recipes include lemonscented poppy seed muffins with a lemon glaze, fettuccini frittata with prosciutto, a smoked salmon hash with scallions and capers, and granola. The class, which includes demonstration, cooking and sampling, will be held in Room 103, Palo Alto High School, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto. Cost is $50. Information: 650-329-3752 or www.paadultschool.org (continued on page 40)
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f you only have time to visit one of the four houses on the Charming Cottages of Palo Alto tour this month, don’t miss the home of Debbie Miller and Carol Nast. What started as a 1928 Mediterranean home with rich cocobolo wide-plank flooring, outward-opening casement windows and dark-beamed ceilings, has been enhanced through a several-year remodeling project into a stunning home. “We tried to keep the classic character of the house,” Miller said, pointing to the rough-hewn front door and newly refinished floors. “I thought the house was beautiful, but nothing was done.” Miller has lived there since 1989, but she and Nast didn’t start the renovation until 2008. Three different designs were drawn up before they settled on architect Robert Goldspink of Aptos and contractor Harrell Remodeling of Mountain View. Much of the front remains the same, embellished by ironwork designed by Jolee Horne, a landscape designer in Mountain View. Horne designed (and HandCrafted Metals of Redwood City made) everything from the wisteria-adorned arched trellis in the front yard to the living-room fireplace screen, lamps, gate, the courtyard hearth and embellishment around a fountain. Working with interior designer Olivia Boston, of Olivia’s Order, San Francisco, Miller and Nast created a home that’s thematically unified by color and style throughout. “They wanted a Tuscan, Old World look,” Boston said. That look is seen in the scrolled pattern in one wallpapered wall behind the bed in a downstairs bedroom, coordinated with matching fabric in the bed skirt. The twists and leaves reappear in much of the ironwork, or bathroom faucets, or shower tiles. Colors segue from the russet living room through the Dijon dining room to the chamois master-bedroom suite. Coordinated flooring begins with the dark, tropical cocobolo in the entry and living room, moving into tile that resembles reclaimed brick in the kitchen and breakfast room. Spaces are captured in intriguing ways: One-third of a closet was incorporated in an enlarged bathroom, which includes tile that closely resembles wood. What was once the entry to the kitchen is now a larder, complete with custom cabinetry by Segale Bros. with faux-front bins (that appear to contain pasta (continued on page 39)
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Besides the two vanities, a huge bathtub, custom-made table and heated floors, the bathroom includes a second glass door where one can step out of the shower and onto the private patio with spa. hardware. but if you want to limit your view to this one This yearâ€™s Charming Cottages of Palo Alto house, youâ€™ll still have to buy your ticket first. home tour is the 21st annual event sponsored One hint to location: Itâ€™s in Crescent Park. N Associate Editor Carol Blitzer can be by the Palo Alto Area Mills College Club. Proceeds from the tour benefit Mills College emailed at email@example.com. students from San Mateo and Santa Clara What: Charming Cottages of Palo Alto counties. When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, March 30, and Among the other three homes, youâ€™ll find: Saturday, March 31 s A TOWER AND A TURRET s A DRIVEWAY MADE OF RECYCLED 3AN &RAN- Where: Four houses in Palo Alto Cost: $35. Tickets are available via the website cisco cobblestones s A LOT OF ATTENTION TO PRESERVING ORIGINAL or at 204 Seale Ave., Palo Alto, on tour days. details, whether theyâ€™re original glass, bricks Info: www.charmingcottages.org in the furnace flue, floors or lighting fixtures READ MORE ONLINE s ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS EFFORTS TO IMwww.PaloAltoOnline.com prove energy conservation or use green-building techniques while updating homes. For more Home and Real Estate news, visit www. Clearly, thereâ€™s much to see on the tour, paloaltoonline.com/real_estate. 3UMMARY OF THE (OME s Approximately 1,255 square foot home s Open ďŹ‚oor plan s Attached 2 car garage s Lot size approximately 6,250 square feet (50â€™ X 125â€™) s 3 Bedrooms s 2 Full bathrooms s Updated/remodeled kitchen s Fireplace in the family room/ living room s New paint inside and outside s Outside patio area s Hot Tub s Great Palo Alto Schools s Conveniently located near public transportation and minutes from downtown Palo Alto
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(continued from page 37) TREE CARE ... Keith Reeves will offer a class on “Tree Care in Water Conserving Landscapes” from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 28, in the Community Room at Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. The class, which is co-sponsored by the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department and the Bay Area Water Supply & Conservation Agency, will deal with irrigation, and care and maintenance of trees even with a water-conserving design. The class is free, but pre-registration is required. On Thursday, March 29, from 7 to 9 p.m., Kevin Carley from the City of Palo Alto and Craig Rush of Horizon Energy Systems will offer an introduction to residential solar energy in the multipurpose room of Escondido School, 890 Escondido Road, Stanford. The free event — covering thermal and photovoltaic technologies, installation and Palo Alto’s permitting process and rebates — is sponsored by the Escondido Green Team. Information: www.cityofpaloalto.org or 650-329-2241 or contact SvenThesen@gmail.com N Send notices of news and events related to real estate, interior design, home improvement and gardening to Home Front, Palo Alto Weekly, P.O. Box 1610, Palo Alto, CA 94302, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Thursday at 5 p.m.
HOME SALES Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder’s Office. Information is recorded from deeds after the close of escrow and published within four to eight weeks.
East Palo Alto 1012 Bradley Way J. Jones to Gonzalez Trust for $150,000 on 2/15/12 1236 Camellia Drive Real Estate Green to C. Yee for $320,000 on 2/6/12; previous sale 8/95, $145,000 207 Donohoe St. R. Sparks to K. Chaudhari for $294,000 on 2/13/12 211 Holland St. R. & I. Valle to J. Salgado for $225,000 on 2/6/12 2789 Illinois St. Shoreline Assets Group to E. Rosas for $325,000 on 2/3/12; previous sale 4/96, $141,000 351 Wisteria Drive D. Rosenbledt to T. Guizar for $290,000 on 2/7/12; previous sale 7/05, $630,000
Los Altos 688 Lincoln Ave. Bank of America to T. & N. Sugaya for $1,510,000 on 2/29/12; previous sale 7/04, $850,000 923 Mountain View Ave. STEI Limited to R. Singh for $1,285,000 on 2/24/12; previous sale 5/10, $2,475,000 1697 Orr Court Chandik Trust to D. Parandoosh for $1,386,000 on 2/24/12 26 Pasa Robles Ave. D. & D. Piscione to P. Andersen for $1,100,000 on 3/1/12; previous sale 5/06, $1,160,000
Menlo Park 429 6th Ave. Trapp Trust to D. Ng for $410,000 on 2/3/12 130 Hamilton Ave. X. & L. Yang to M. Yang for $310,000 on 2/15/12; previous sale 12/08, $345,000 279 Willow Road M. & D. Ojeda to V. Kalmeyer for $1,200,000 on 2/14/12; previous sale 5/09, $855,000
Mountain View 1923 Aberdeen Lane H. Ye to A. & E. Brown for $640,000 on 2/28/12 2025 California St. #28 J. Salas to Y. & S. Kung for $200,000 on 2/23/12; previous sale 3/06, $365,000 36 Church St. Gerbo Trust to M. Haririfar for $945,000 on 2/27/12 179 Church St. M. Chen to D. Tunkelang for $979,000 on 2/28/12; previous sale 3/07, $910,000 2529 Mardell Way J. Frisbee to W. Cranston for $653,000 on 2/29/12 574 Fairmont Ave. B. Blanchard to D. & J. Degraaff for $1,005,000 on 2/23/12 181 Isis Court H. Liu to S. Chi for $663,000 on 2/23/12; previous sale 9/07, $679,000 100 E. Middlefield Road #7a G. Sorlien to Woo Trust for $395,000 on 2/29/12; previous sale 8/04, $401,000 106 E. Middlefield Road #D A. Gutierrez to E. Reguerin for $253,000 on 3/1/12; previous sale 8/06, $438,000 426 Mountain Laurel Court B. Pabon to C. & A. Ludwick for $659,000 on 2/22/12; previous sale 9/04, $600,000 1187 Nilda Ave. J. Freeman to S. & A. Freeman for $834,000 on 2/23/12; previous sale 9/08, $275,000 1121 Phyllis Ave. M. & K. Williams to M. Robison for $785,000 on 3/1/12; previous sale 4/05, $766,000 49 Showers Drive #W103 S. Morel to P. Kuo for $448,000 on 2/29/12; previous sale 8/08, $520,000
Palo Alto 1382 Forest Ave. S. & F. Kaveh to M. Lau for $4,400,000 on 2/28/12; previous sale 7/09, $1,625,000 674 Hamilton Ave. #A Hilton Trust to L. Ernstrom for $910,000 on 2/29/12; previous sale 5/93, $360,000 3395 Louis Road Wright Trust to Real Estate Solutions for $1,199,000 on 2/29/12 4060 Manzana Lane P. & R. Rustagi to S. & N. Ganapathi for $4,015,000 on 2/27/12; previous
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Total sales reported: 13 Lowest sales price: $200,000 Highest sales price: $1,005,000
Total sales reported: 4 Lowest sales price: $1,100,000 Highest sales price: $1,510,000
Total sales reported: 6 Lowest sales price: $910,000 Highest sales price: $4,400,000
Total sales reported: 3 Lowest sales price: $310,000 Highest sales price: $1,200,000
Total sales reported: 14 Lowest sales price: $335,000 Highest sales price: $990,000 Source: California REsource
sale 5/05, $2,100,000 529 Maybell Ave. T. & J. Chang to R. & P. Biswas for $1,580,000 on 2/28/12 3188 Stelling Drive Wachovia Bank to W. Ma for $1,195,000 on 2/22/12
Redwood City 756 7th Ave. W. Carley to C. Fattal for $340,000 on 2/3/12; previous sale 11/07, $549,000 925 15th Ave. Real Estate Green to H. Tang for $445,000 on 2/8/12; previous sale 9/11, $315,000 300 Baltic Circle #330 A. Gnatyuk to L. & D. Naas for $638,000 on 2/15/12; previous sale 5/04, $601,000 1 Barcelona Circle J. & M. Goulart to G. Estebe for $870,500 on 2/13/12; previous sale 7/04, $740,000 70 Cove Lane R. Ryan to M. Klimas for $409,000 on 2/7/12; previous sale 11/07, $530,000 2426 Delaware Ave. Rea Trust to Greenpoint Technologies for $950,000 on 2/3/12; previous sale 12/03, $840,000 241 Hudson St. Watson Trust to C. Hagman for $565,000 on 2/10/12 128 Markham Ave. Henry Trust to J. & D. Reid for $475,000 on 2/15/12 600 Marlin Court M. & S. Gilmore to T. Thiptanakit for $741,000 on 2/14/12; previous sale 10/04, $770,000 395 Newcastle Drive Gross Trust to W. & B. Berry for $920,000 on 2/3/12; previous sale 9/97, $535,000 524 Poplar Ave. Z. Morataya to C. Schindler for $335,000 on 2/15/12; previous sale 4/04, $520,000 805 Prism Lane J. Wang to J. Young for $990,000 on 2/7/12; previous sale 6/05, $1,099,000 300 Tadley Court Alan Baker Company to C. & M. Rivas for $840,000 on 2/8/12; previous sale 11/00, $825,000 409 Wembley Court R. Chetcuti to D. Garcia for $900,000 on 2/6/12; previous sale 10/03, $830,000
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Total sales reported: 6 Lowest sales price: $$150,000 Highest sales price: $325,000
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the information from the County Recorder’s Office. The date is the recorded date of the deed when the lender took title to the property. The price is what the lender paid for it (usually the mortgage balance plus foreclosure fees). Each property is now owned by the lender and is for sale, or will be for sale soon, individually or through public auction. Individuals should contact a Realtor for further information.
Atherton 73 Maple Ave. Hannaz Inc., 2/09/12, $950,000, 1,720 sf, 2 bd
Menlo Park 610 Gilbert Ave. #29 Bank of America, 2/02/12, $367,625, 875 sf, 2 bd 1169 Willow Road Shoreline Assets Group, 2/03/12, $405,000, 1,880 sf, 4 bd
Redwood City 614 Crompton Road Happy Ocean Limited, 1/30/12, $1,199,000, 2,980 sf, 3 bd 564 Hurlingame Ave. PNC Bank, 2/16/12, $365,500, 1,330 sf, 3 bd 1437 Jefferson Ave. US Bank, 2/02/12, $373,050, 770 sf, 2 bd 334 Mcevoy St. Bank of America, 2/02/12, $500,000, 2,120 sf, 3 bd 1142 Woodside Road Federal Home Loan Mortgage, 1/23/12, $307,731, 1,296 sf, 2 bd
Sunnyvale 1171 Blazingwood Drive White Mountain Capital, 2/17/12, $301,000, 1,108 sf, 3 bd 587 Middlebury Drive Bank of America, 2/23/12, $856,353, 2,178 sf, 4 bd
Woodside 1580 La Honda Road Bank of New York, 2/09/12, $1,068,750, 2,970 sf, 4 bd
BUILDING PERMITS Menlo Park 1019 Laurel St. #4L. Dick, replace furnace, $3,800 2361 Sharon Oaks Drive R. Gonerko, kitchen remodel and replace vanity/lighting in bath, $19,000 328 Lexington Drive T. Lazar, solar
photovoltaic system, $12,500 1030 Pine St. Menlo Pine St. LLC, temporary power pole, $400 207 Oakhurst Plaza T. Clark, replace furnace, $6,400 750 Arbor Road #3 A. Graff, replace furnace in attic/backyard, $6,000 822 College Ave. S. Mackay, replace four windows, enlarge one window, $15,000 216 Concord Drive P. Eurich, relocate furnace to attic and install new ducts/gas line, $13,400 2323 Eastridge Ave. A. Eugene, hall bath remodel, $1,200 150 San Mateo Drive R. Barry, remodel existing tile deck in master bedroom, $20,000 1441 Almanor Ave. Menlo Park City, residential alteration, $75,000 1365 Corinne Lane N. Taylor, bath remodel, $22,000 1355 Hillview Drive D. Voorhies, kitchen remodel, $85,000 1601 Willow Road Wilson Menlo Park Campus, temporary tent next to building 19, $3,000 1355 Hillview Drive K. Mark, kitchen remodel and replace ceiling joist and lighting in dining room/living room, $85,000 1360 Willow Road Willow Park Holding CO I LLC, commercial tenant improvement, $150,000 811 College Ave. D. Yuan, seismic retrofit ground floor and crawl space, $7,310 2005 Willow Road State of California, cell site with equipment cabinet at PG&E, $15,000 221 Laurel St. T. White, new arbor to cover patio of a single-family residence, $7,500 1055 Valparaiso Ave. E. Grafstrom, sewer repair, $20,000 223 Robin Way C. Forristt, upgrade electrical service and install additional outlets, $3,500 7 Garland Place J. Feinstein, new firepit, $4,800 150 Alma St. D. Dodick, re-roofing and install heat pump, $7,500 140 Forest Lane N. Favier, balcony and front faÁade stucco repairs, $1,200 351 Sherwood Way A. Reynolds, 392-sq.-ft. residential addition and 510-sq.-ft. interior kitchen remodel, $250,000 855 Oak Grove Ave. Oak Grove Associates LLC, 839-sq.-ft. com-
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A fresh look Enhancing the view from your windows by Kit Davey
he view from your windows has a strong effect on a roomâ€™s appeal and how you feel in the space. By concealing an ugly view or enhancing an appealing one you can create internal peace and extend your interior decor to include the out-of-doors. See how your views affect you. Walk through your home and look out each window. Note which views are already peaceful and calming, which could use further enhancement, and which should be shielded. Create a vignette. If you have a window that faces a blank wall or fence, you donâ€™t need to keep the blinds drawn. Treat the space like a blank canvas and create a
mercial interior remodel, $5,200 777 Woodland Ave. G. Vogt, furnace installation and re-roofing, $27,990 75 Gloria Circle D. Creamer, bath remodel, $15,000 642 Santa Cruz Ave. JPMorgan Chase Bank, change from retail space to retail bakery (SusieCakes), $300,000 929 Valparaiso Ave. J. Curti, reroofing, install water and ice shield/ fiberglass shingles, $3,500 4300 Bohannon Drive WSC Menlo Oaks Investors, tenant improvement, $35,000 120 Laurel Ave. K. Calhoon,
vignette: s )NSTALL a trellis and plant a vine in front of it. Hang a few small birdhouses from the vine. s 0AINT THE FENCE OR WALL IN A cheerful color, or create a trompe lâ€™oeil painting. s (ANG SEVERAL PLANTS WIND chimes or bird feeders from the eaves. s )NSTALL A SHELF ON THE WALL OR fence and treat it like a mantelpiece: Hang a piece of art or mirror over it (mosaics and oil paintings can last for many years out-of-
residential alteration of 219 sq ft., $28,470; new detached accessory garage/playroom, $133,400 1231 Hoover St. Menlo Park Fire Protection District, bath remodel, $10,000 1455 Adams Drive Raychem Corp., commercial alteration, $10,000; commercial alteration for equipment anchorage, $1,500; commercial tenant improvement to bolt equipment down, $5,000 940 Monte Rosa Drive M. Beatty, kitchen remodel, $35,000 441 Newbridge St. E. & V. Perkins, re-roof single-family residence, $12,000
doors), place several potted plants to either side, and a stone sculpture piece to the other. s )F THERE IS NO SOIL BELOW TO PLANT anything, use the wall space above to display a collection of straw hats, birdhouses, old rusted tools or drift wood. Block the view. If the view is so ugly that you canâ€™t bear it, divert the eye or block the view: s )NSTALL SEVERAL GLASS SHELVES across the window and display a collection of colored glass, or arrange a few pots of ivy on it. s )NSTALL CAFE CURTAINS SHEERS shutters or mini-blinds and keep them partially closed. s (ANG A STAINED GLASS WINDOW in front of the window opening. s 0LACE UNIQUE ARTWORK ON THE wall to either side of the window to distract the eye. s #OVER THE GLASS WITH RICE PAper. s 3USPEND A ROLL UP BAMBOO shade from the eaves and hang it
612 Cambridge Ave. Forbes Group, multi-residential re-roofing, $17,650 807 Paulson Circle B. Porter, install EVSE charging dock, $800 2378 Branner Drive S. Bishop, solar PV system on rooftop, $14,000
Palo Alto 1071 Fife Ave. C. Funderburk, replace furnace, $n/a 3155 Greer Road A. Parmar, new residence with attached garage, $456,704 200 Southwood Drive L. DeLong, accessory structure with half bath, $50,000
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outside in front of the window. s (AMMER TO NAILS INTO the top of the window frame and dangle crystals, sea shells, leaves or little kidâ€™s toys from ribbons or string. s 0LANT A TREE OR BAMBOO IN FRONT of the window. Enhance the view. If the view from your window is already pleasing, make it even better. Let the window become a picture frame and use the view beyond to create a three-dimensional, multi-sensory â€œpaintingâ€?: s 5SE AN ORNAMENT SUCH AS A birdbath, archway, sculpture piece or topiary as a focal point and arrange plants of varying heights around it. s 2EPEAT COLORS FROM THE YARD inside the room, or vice versa. s )NCLUDE A WATER ELEMENT &ILL A low dish with water and add a few stones, place an Oriental fish bowl with water plants in it by a grouping of pots, or get cuttings started
900 Blake Wilbur Drive Stanford Hospital & Clinics, structural package for Harmony LA300 exam room light fixture, $20,000 1992 Barbara Drive J. Chueh, install electric vehicle charger, $n/a 4159 Wilmar Drive L. Kidder, replaster swimming pool, change heater, add spa within pool, $30,000 999 Alma St. Carrion Ltd., repair steel frame, stucco, pond pump, $5,000 3340 Kenneth Drive G. Katsav, convert half a garage to a room, $24,000 685 High St. J. Wang, remodel
in a large, clear glass bottle. s $ONT FORGET THE SENSE OF SMELL 0LANT FRAGRANT PLANTS NEAR WINDOWS where you like to hang out. s )NCLUDE SOUND 0LACE A WATER fountain, wind chimes or bird feeders for song birds near where you can enjoy them. s )NCLUDE UNUSUAL OBJECTS IN YOUR vignettes. Hang wooden clogs from A FENCE 2ECYCLE AN OLD PICTURE FRAME 2EMOVE THE GLASS AND THE mat and hang the frame around a flower pot, old silverware or minIATURE WOODEN CHAIR &URNITURE dishware and sculpture pieces that no longer work inside your house can find a new home out in your yard. N Kit Davey, Allied Member, ASID, specializes in re-design, staging, design consulting and professional organizing. Email her at KitDavey@aol.com, call her at 650-367-7370, or visit her website at www.AFreshLook.net.
kitchen and bath, $20,000 4005 Miranda Ave. 2nd floor Equity Office Properties, tenant improvement for commercial office, $44,180 3307 Hillview Ave. Tibco Software, interior renovation of small conference center, $240,000 601 Melville Opal LLC, remodel house, new baths, kitchen, family room, bedroom reconfiguration, $775,000; remodel cottage, new slab floor, kitchen, bath, $29,551; remodel garage, $12,000 101 Alma St. #1301 Luna LLC, remodel condo, including kitchen, bathroom; exterior deck, $236,500
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