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This ultramodern house in Palo Alto’s Crescent Park neighborhood features retractable walls of glass on the main floor as well as cutting-edge amenities, such as whole-house automation.

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(Joseph) Eichler homes, and some don’t. Some people are willing to pay a premium for older homes and some for new construction.” The ability to reach speciality audiences is key, according to longtime Palo Alto Realtor Judy Citron, who over the years has worked with clients seeking such special features as tennis courts, guest houses, riding stables or a property without large trees. Even in this era of online home listings, Citron, who is based in the Palo Alto office of Compass (continued on page 10)

This historic 1897 home in Palo Alto’s Professorville that sold in 2016 was gutted and updated, blending historic details with modern features.

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n a region noted for residential diversity, the Midpeninsula has its share of unique properties, from a sprawling 20-room mansion with a pizza room and climbing wall, historic California Colonial bungalows and vintage Eichlers to an ultramodern glass house with retractable walls. Some might say the region has something for just about every taste. Marketing homes with unusual features or long, colorful histories, however, often requires outsidethe-box strategies that appeal to a comparatively small but passionate group of buyers. “Every home ... has unique appeal. Sometimes, you have to scratch your head and consider the best strategies,” said Elyse Barca, Realtor for Compass in Menlo Park. “Here in the Bay Area, some people love our


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The “poker room” is among the many custom details in this 20-room house on Los Trancos Road that made headlines last June when it went on the market for $96.8 million. The four-story home also features a full indoor gym with a basketball court and climbing wall (at right), a pizza room, dance floor, wine cellar, billiard room, and a multi-purpose indoor ice rink and sports pavilion with its own locker room.

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Real Estate, recommended: Find Realtors of the human variety who are knowledgable about local neighborhoods. They have the ability to locate unique, unusual or custom properties, she said. Barca, who often works in neighborhoods with homes that have historic or architectural significance, said she has learned to seek out a subset of prospective buyers who appreciate older, historic properties. “There are old-home people and newhome people,” she explained. Barca said she gravitates to online blogs and architectural magazines that feature older and unique properties to market to buyers who have a taste for the unconventional.

and ensures you get the maximum amount of press.” Welsh is currently marketing two, twobedroom duplexes in Cupertino located in a neighborhood that includes muchlarger single-family homes with average values around $3.5 million. The duplexes — one 1,200 square feet and the other 1,400 square feet — sit on a 9,000-squarefoot lot directly across the street from a 3,300-square-foot single-family home. The novelty of such an unusual property in “phenomenally high-end Cupertino” is what Welsh emphasizes to potential buyers. “In talking to clients, I talk about a two-unit duplex in this beautiful neighborhood,” she said. “A buyer might be interested in living in one of these units, and renting out the other. It may appeal to a couple who would like to have their parents live next door. In a location not surrounded by rentals. We want people to see the potential in a property like this.” Barca said sometimes you have to think even further outside the box for some of these one-of-a-kind properties. Several years ago, Barca said she found a unique way to market a singular property on Fair Oaks Lane in Atherton — a 9,000-square-foot home built as a summer retreat in the late 1920s by famed San Francisco businessman and philanthropist Herbert Fleishhacker. He helped fund the construction of what was once one of the world’s largest outdoor heated public swimming pools in San Francisco. When subsequent owners decided to sell the house, Barca was faced with a marketing challenge: How to sell an iconic home that looked “very lived-in” at the time. Local interior designers from throughout the Bay Area came to the rescue. Barca said they turned the house into a stunning decorators’ showcase, with individual designers transforming each room in the house. “It took a year to do the makeover, but the exposure the showcase gave the house was phenomenal,” she said. Q David Goll is a freelance writer. He can be emailed at David.w.goll@gmail.com.

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The former garage of this Eichler home in Palo Alto, which was converted into this family room, includes glass walls and other midcenturymodern features that local architects say are making their way back into new construction.

Photo courtesy of the Palo Alto Historical Association

This vintage photo shows the living room of an Eichler home in Palo Alto just after it was built in the 1950s. Eichler’s geometric homes helped define the “California Modern” style.

flex space: a guest house, room for an adult child, room for aging parents, room for a caretaker or additional recreational space. As for design, open floor plans with modern, clean lines are by far the most popular style along the Midpeninsula, according to local architects. “It seems that all of the new houses are modern to some extent: cleaner lines, natural materials, bigger windows, more open plans,” Zak said. Even traditional homes are using modern concepts to fully engage in indoor-outdoor living, she said. Palo Alto architect Carl Hesse of squarethreedesign said the modern aesthetic has been popular with his clients for about the last decade. If anyone asks for something other than modern, Craftsman usually tops the list, he said. Hess said he believes part of the shift toward a more modern, sleek look has come from outside influences such as IKEA, which has brought its clean-lined Scandinavian-style furniture to the mainstream. He also speculated that technology workers who spend their days in spacious, airy office buildings want to bring that aesthetic to their home lives. San Francisco architect John Klopf, whose firm focuses almost exclusively on renovating or rebuilding Eichler homes, which initially gained popularity in the 1950s-’60s with their open floor plans, sleek

lines and glass walls, said he’s seen a resur- fireplace and chimney that separated two gance in the popularity of the midcentury living spaces. “But after thinking about the modern home. People recognize them for floor area it took up, and multiplying that by the cost of the house in square feet, they they are: “classics,” he said. “Most people still want ‘great room’ liv- realized they were losing something like ing, but we also are starting a couple projects $50,000 to $60,000 of useable floor area,” where the clients are more interested in a he said. Instead, he is designing a smaller flowing set of spaces that, while connected, gas fireplace that’s not in the middle of the can still be separate and provide some space living space. Exterior textures for family members to also have changed with ‘escape’ while still being improved technology, connected with the rest ‘It seems that all Hesse said. Fiber cement of the family.” Klopf said he’s also of the new houses panels, for example, is a material he’s using on had recent requests to denew modern homes. The sign homes in a “transiare modern to thin, dense synthetic mational style,” which comsome extent, terial is weather and terbines the modern, open mite resistant, he added. floor plan with more tracleaner lines, Corrugated sheet metal ditional trims, symmetry is another material he and smaller openings benatural materials, favors. tween rooms. “I think it is adding a One thing that seems bigger windows, lot to the fabric of neighto be going out of favor borhoods to see modern in Klopf’s experience: more open plans.’ houses interspersed with fireplaces. — Karen Zak, traditional homes and “When it comes to preMenlo Park architect older homes,” Zak said. serving a wood-burning “Many of the modern fireplace, only older clients or European clients are much interested and new homes are really well designed in that anymore. Some people still want to and engaged in the context of the neighboradd in a gas fireplace, but we do a lot of hood. They are not just commercial-styled, projects where people just want to eliminate big plain boxes.” Q the concept of a fireplace altogether.” Elizabeth Lorenz is the former Home & In one Eichler house, Klopf’s clients Real Estate editor. She can be emailed at originally wanted to keep the large brick elizabeth_lorenz@yahoo.com.

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early every neighborhood on the Midpeninsula has a new home being built or one being torn down. While it’s hard to pin down which materials, styles and building trends are the most common, local architects have valuable observations taken directly from their drafting tables. One key observation, made by Menlo Park architect Karen Zak, is that perhaps because land is so valuable, Midpeninsula homeowners tend to try to maximize their home size. While houses in the Bay Area continue to get larger, the way homeowners are choosing to add extra space has changed, Zak said. More people are choosing to dig down and gain extra space in the basement. This makes sense for a couple of reasons, she said. Basements won’t eat up additional outdoor space, and zoning codes that restrict the amount of square footage that can be built on a lot don’t normally apply to the basement. She also is seeing many more secondary dwelling units being designed as additional space on lots with existing houses. She attributed the uptick to changes in city codes that encourage these types of units. Secondary units, she said, are usually pretty modest in size and are designed to be

Architect John Klopf, who focuses almost exclusively on renovating or rebuilding Eichler homes (like the one pictured here that he remodeled in Mountain View in 2017) said he’s seen a resurgance of homeowners seeking open floor plans, sleek lines and glass walls — all features popularized during the midcentury-modern building boom that started in the late 1940s. Photo by Veronica Weber.


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hen Palo Alto resident Tracey Krakowski and her husband purchased their Monroe Park home from a friend who had been using it as a rental property 20 years ago, the couple couldn’t believe that they had found such a quiet retreat tucked away from the hustle and bustle of nearby shopping centers just across the border in neighboring Mountain View. They fell in love with the neighborhood’s redwood-tree-lined streets, taking evening strolls around Monroe Drive’s loop and the convenience of walking to The Village at San Antonio for grocery shopping or quick errands. The neighborhood also was close to their work and within the Los Altos School District — it seemed to have it all. “It’s a charming neighborhood with beautiful trees and a small park,” said Krakowski, who along with her husband, bicycles with their daughter to her elementary school each morning. While the neighborhood has remained relatively unchanged over the past two decades, the commerical areas surrounding it have not. Just about a mile away, the 56-acre San Antonio Shopping Center has been transformed into two shopping districts with more than 300 apartments, dozens of restaurants, a movie theater and other commercial space. More development at the sites is in the works. The changing landscape has become concerning for many neighbors, Krakowski said. “As more retail and dwellings are being built in the area, this has increased traffic in the area,” she said. “Also, more and more

people are using traffic apps, which routes traffic to cut through our neighborhood to avoid congestion between San Antonio and El Camino, and that adds a volume of traffic and fast drivers who are in a hurry to get to their destination.” Lindsey Schwartz, a relative newcomer to the neighborhood who moved into her home three months ago with her boyfriend and his three children to be closer to their jobs at Facebook and Apple, is also concerned about the high volume of speeding cars, which she considers the most worrisome neighborhood issue. “I would love to see the city take action to reduce speed limits, add a traffic circle or speed bumps,” Schwartz said. Like Krakowski, Schwartz said she was attracted to the neighborhood because it seemed to have everything she and her boyfriend wanted. “Monroe Park is a great place if you want the benefits of a quiet neighborhood, but the ability to walk to any shop or restaurant you could ask for,” Schwartz said. “We are within a 10-minute drive from downtown Los Altos, Palo Alto and Mountain View.” Monroe Park, for which the neighborhood is named, serves as the center of the neighborhood. It’s a place where families can meet up and kids can play on the small play structures and swings. Bounded by Adobe Creek, El Camino Real and Del Medio and Silva avenues, Monroe Park covers about 0.3 square miles of residential-only streets. Its approximately 1,631 residents are evenly split between renters and homeowners, according to data

Top: Linnea Wickstrom, president of the Monroe Park Neighborhood Association, stands at Monroe Park, for which the neighborhood is named. Photo by Veronica Weber. Above: The redeveloped 56-acre San Antonio Shopping Center, which is just about a mile away, features two shopping districts with dozens of restaurants, a movie theater and other commercial space. While residents say they enjoy walking to the nearby shopping district, some are concerned that the changing landscape is bringing too much cut-through traffic into their residential neighborhood. Photo by Magali Gauthier. collected from Nextdoor.com Krakowski said she likes that the neighborhood is attractive to both renters and owners. She said the neighbors are tightknit and often connect through Yahoo to organize block parties and other events. “There has always been a sense of community in the neighborhood,” she said. A large part of that was fostered by one particular longstanding neighbor, known as the “Mayor of Monroe,” who died in December. “Now, we have to remind ourselves to carve out time to get out into the neighborhood, participate in block parties and take evening strolls to continue to actively connect with our neighbors,” she added. While some of the quaintness of the neighborhood architecture is changing as the single-story ranches and bungalows are getting replaced with newer, larger and modern homes, Krakowski said she doesn’t consider the change a bad thing. “It makes the neighborhood a bit more eclectic,” she said. Q Melissa McKenzie is a freelance writer. She can be emailed at melissa.r.mckenzie@ gmail.com.

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Homes priced between $1.6 million and $3 million will be the hottest part of the spring market, but there will still be some activity for big properties in places like Los Altos Hills, Portola Valley and Woodside among upper-echelon executives purchasing investment homes. Photo courtesy of David Troyer.

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Laurel Robinson and Leannah Hunt, Realtors at Sereno Group in Palo Alto, anticipate a more stable real estate market this spring and don’t foresee a recession on the horizon.

Veronica Weber

fter a quiet last quarter for the president of the Silicon Valley Associaresidential real estate market tion of Realtors and current member of the in 2018, Midpeninsula Real- board of directors of both SILVAR and the tors have expressed confi- National Board of Realtors. “It’s a healthy dence that the market should economy and we don’t foresee a recession on the horizon this year. There are a lot regain its robustness this spring. They also caution, however, not to ex- of homeowners who’ve been holding onto pect the “Wild West” market conditions their properties for a long time deciding to put their homes on of three or four years the market this year. ago, which was marked Some are moving out by steep increases in of state, some moving ‘There are a lot prices and dozens of closer to their grandbuyers jockeying to of homeowners children and others are outdo each other with just tired of the traffic ever-higher offers for who’ve been in this area.” a single property. With With slightly higher such an expensive holding onto their but still favorable inhousing market, the terest rates, and a bit spring season should properties for a more inventory in what resemble something a bit closer to “normal,” long time deciding is typically a market short on supply, the they said. to put their homes area should see a “balLeannah Hunt, Realanced” market for the tor in the Palo Alto ofon the market this spring, according to fice of Sereno Group, Denise Welsh, Broker said prices should apyear.’ Associate in the Los preciate in the middle Altos office of Alain single digits after drop— Leannah Hunt, Pinel Realtors. ping at the end of last Realtor at Sereno Group “We see a lot of posiyear. tive signs of a more “I’m not entirely sure what will happen this year but we are balanced market, with buyers more disperhaps looking at a 5% uptick in prices, criminating and sellers aware that most which means it will be back to a more people are interested in turnkey propernormal market,” said Hunt, also a former ties,” Welsh said. “They’re not quite as

Veronica Weber

Inventory spike expected to rebalance housing market

much into buying anything and tearing it down. A lot of today’s buyers want to buy a place, move in and plug in.” Buyers are gaining more control in the current market, according to Laurel Robinson, Realtor in the Palo Alto office of Sereno Group, and Hunt’s daughter and business partner. “It’s definitely a more stable market — price wise — this spring, as some of the uncertainty of last fall has subsided,” Robinson said. “Interest rates have adjusted, the stock market is in better shape and things are more stable politically.” She also projects more inventory, which means houses will stay on the market longer. For sellers, that means presentation of their property and attractive pricing is all the more important this spring, Robinson said. There are other wildcards that also will

Three- to four-bedroom homes in more established communities with good school disricts like Palo Alto and Menlo Park will be the hottest properties on the market this spring for those tired of commuting to work from San Francisco. Inventory is expected to rise as more longtime owners opt to sell and move out of the area.


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‘We see a lot of positive signs of a more balanced market, with buyers more discriminating and sellers aware that most people are interested in turnkey properties.’ — Denise Welsh, broker associate at Alain Pinel Realtors Photo courtesy of Denise Welsh

Denise Welsh, broker associate for Alain Pinel in Los Altos, said favorable interest rates and a bit more inventory should bring a more balanced market this spring.

Seasonal trends (continued from page 22)

affect sales this spring, she said: The cold, wet winter, which delayed the start of the spring selling season by making exterior painting and clean up more difficult; and potential upcoming corporate initial public offerings, or IPOs, that could unleash a flood of sudden wealth into the local housing market. And, as reflected in national statistics, Robinson said the Midpeninsula has

become a magnet for millennial buyers. “We see a lot of young buyers today, particularly in places like Palo Alto,’’ she said. ‘’People who are tired of making the commute to Silicon Valley from San Francisco. Some of them have young children, so good schools have become a big priority.” The hottest properties among this demographic group will be homes with three or four bedrooms priced at under $3.5 million in more established communities like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, Robinson said. Newer units in that size range in cities like

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Many buyers are willing to compromise size for location, making smaller homes and condos near vibrant downtown areas or close proximity to one’s work hot properties this season in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Los Altos and Redwood City.

January - December 2018 Single-Family Home Sales

Redwood City and Mountain View could be available for less than $3 million, she added. “But a lot of these families want the schools in Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Los Altos, so sometimes they have to accept a smaller house than they really want,” Robinson said. “They also want to be near vibrant downtown areas, shopping and in close proximity to work. If we have a slew of IPOs, the housing demand from millennials will be even stronger.” New limits on tax deductions stemming from changes in the tax code made last year by the Republican-controlled Congress, however, could put the brakes on a more robust spring market. The deduction is capped this year at $10,000. “It’s possible it, and other factors, could hold some people back, but I don’t expect it to be a seismic jolt this spring,” Welsh said. She has seen some of the same trends as Hunt, including a fair number of older Midpeninsula homeowners finally taking the plunge of selling their homes as they seek more comfortable, affordable retirement living in less-expensive parts of California or outside the state. As in past years, the lower-end of the price scale on the Midpeninsula — which could buy a veritable mansion in many other parts of the country — will “fly off the shelves” this spring, according to Welsh. That would be under $2 million in Mountain View and $2.5 million in Los Altos, she said. Hunt agreed. “The $1.6 million to $3 million price range will continue to be the hottest part of the market,” Hunt said. “But, you still do have the upper-echelon executives who can afford $4 million and up and are being urged by their investment advisors to buy big properties in Los Altos Hills, Portola Valley and Woodside.” If changing personal circumstances are persuading many local homeowners to put their houses on the market this spring, it’s often the region’s highest rents in the country that will motivate people to buy in 2019, Hunt said. The average apartment rent in Palo Alto in March was $3,163, up 4% compared to a year earlier, according to internet listing service RentCafe. “Rents are so high here,” she said. “So, some renters just decide to take the plunge and buy.” Q David Goll is a freelance writer. He can be emailed at David.w.goll@gmail. com.

January - December 2018 Condominiums/Townhomes

Number of Sales

Median Sales Price

Median Days on Market

Palo Alto

347

$3,200,000

10

Los Altos

274

$3,400,000

Los Altos Hills

68

Mountain View

Number of Sales

Median Sales Price

Median Days on Market

Palo Alto

89

$1,702,000

10

9

Los Altos

38

$1,807,500

9

$4,850,000

20

Los Altos Hills

232

$2,320,500

9

Mountain View

283

$1,335,000

9

Atherton

67

$6,650,000

25

Atherton

1

$1,300,000

45

East Palo Alto

119

$980,000

11

East Palo Alto

15

$750,000

8

Menlo Park

292

$2,600,000

12

Menlo Park

81

$1,550,000

13

Portola Valley

61

$3,330,000

11

Portola Valley

Redwood City

516

$1,697,500

11

Redwood City

106

$1,070,500

11

Woodside

64

$3,262,500

37

Woodside

1

$1,080,000

28

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2019 | SPRING REAL ESTATE

Browsing by Budget ith the median price of a home in Palo Alto at $3.2 million, stretching dollars for location or land is W becoming more important. If you’re patient, you can

by Elizabeth Lorenz

find value either in where a home is and its relationship to schools and shops, or the size of land and the opportunity that it can bring to build on. Mountain View offers slightly lower prices, with proximity to its vibrant downtown. Los Altos Hills and Woodside have opportunities in the $4 million range to live farther from city

Under $1 million

centers on a bit more land. Menlo Park, Los Altos and Palo Alto cost closer to at least $3 million but have their intrinsic attractions. Atherton’s price is higher, for those who want more acreage (1-acre minimum) and more privacy. East Palo Alto is an up-and-coming market where the median price will soon be more than $1 million. These days, amenities abound at all price points, with chef’s kitchens in condos attracting buyers as well as guest houses and gyms on larger estates.

Under $4 Million

UNDER $1 MILLION EAST PALO ALTO Address: 923 Alberni St. List price: $980,000 Bathrooms: 1 Interior: 1,030 sf Lot size: 7,257 sf

Courtesy of Carol Li

Courtesy of Mona McCrae

Bedrooms: 3

Year built: 1950

Mountain View

Los Altos Hills

Description: This home has an updated kitchen, a built-in barbecue in a quiet backyard that has a lot of room for entertaining.

Address: 278 Monroe Drive, Apt. #5 List price: $875,000 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Interior: 939 sf Lot size: Not applicable Year built: 1962 Description: Well-maintained townhome in the private Adobe Creek complex on the Palo Alto border. Recently updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors throughout, and newly remodeled bathroom. Spacious and inviting living room, private patio off the dining area, and a balcony off both upstairs bedrooms.

Address: 3849 Page Mill Road List price: $3,388,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 full, 1 half Interior: 5,008 sf Lot size: 10 acres Year built: 2006 Description: This secluded property has a wraparound Craftsman-style facade that embraces its open-space setting. Views of the bay and mountains from every window. This three-story home has an office, library, sewing room, recreation room, lots of storage, 3-car garage, and array of high-tech amenities.

UNDER $4 MILLION PORTOLA VALLEY Address: 11 Sandstone St. List price: $3,298,000 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 full, 1 half Interior: 3,020 sf Lot size: .46 acre Year built: 1985

Courtesy of Laurel Robinson

Courtesy of Joe Schembri

Description: This home is located on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Portola Valley Ranch community. Surrounded by hundreds of acres of open space, this home offers a spectacular combination of livability and nature.

East Palo Alto

Menlo Park

Address: 2266 Addison Ave. List price: $899,950 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Interior: 900 sf Lot size: 4,199 sf Year built: 1938 Description: This home’s open floor plan offers a large family room/kitchen, including a dining area. The updated kitchen has a glass-tile backsplash, wood cabinetry, a window over the stainless steel sink and all new stainless steel appliances. There is also a large attic, perfect for a hobby room.

Address: 1065 Deanna Drive List price: $3,500,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 full, 1 half Interior: 2,340 sf Lot size: 10,049 sf Year built: 1974 Description: The flexible floor plan includes an updated kitchen with breakfast area, granite countertops and a custom backsplash. The master bedroom has vaulted ceilings and a private patio with mountain views. Three other bedrooms include lower-level quarters with private entrance and half bath. The Almanac | Palo Alto Weekly • Page 33


2019 | SPRING REAL ESTATE

Browsing by Budget Under $5 Million

Under $8 Million

UNDER $5 MILLION PORTOLA VALLEY Address: 100 Alamos Road List price: $4,900,000 Bathrooms: 2 Interior: 3,600 sf Lot size: 2.5 acres Year built: 1953 Description Opportunity to build on 2.5-acre site in Westridge community, with views toward Felt Lake and the western hills. Main house, plus one-bedroom guest house, carport and two-stall horse barn. Pool is empty. Sport court has cracks and failing fence. Availability to connect to the sewer.

UNDER $10 MILLION WOODSIDE

Courtesy of Melanie Yu

Courtesy of Bill Gorman

Bedrooms: 3

Los Altos Hills

Palo Alto

Address: 25840 Vinedo Lane List price: $4,999,998 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4 full, 1 half Interior: 4,840 sf Lot size: 1.13 acres Year built: 1979 Description: This home features an open floor plan with a luxurious master suite, gourmet kitchen and great room with dramatic ceilings and spectacular views. There’s a separate guest area with full kitchen, bath, dining area and family room, as well as a sport court.

Address: 2281 Byron St. List price: $7,998,000 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5 full, 1 half Interior: 5,665 sf Lot size: 11,570 sf Year built: 2009 Description: This home is made for grandscale entertaining. The floorplan includes formal gathering rooms, a chef’s kitchen, a master suite and a dedicated office on the main floor. The second floor features a private bedroom suite with a balcony, and an oversized game room, entertainment center and home gym are on the lower level. Outside, the stone patio and fireplace set the stage for all-season alfresco entertaining.

Address: 1 Bridle Lane List price: $9,850,000 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 5 full, 1 half Interior: 8,240 sf Lot size: 3.64 acres Year built: 1988

Courtesy of Stephanie Nash

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Courtesy of Caitlin Darke

Description: A private oasis in central Woodside with gated cobblestone driveway and motor court. Classic elegance inside and out. The magnitude of the two-story home accommodates any lifestyle need with main- and upper-level master suites, plus four bedrooms and two shared baths. Executive office with bath, gym and recreation area. Grounds include pool, spa, tennis court, terrace, sweeping lawn, playhouse and large vegetable gardens.

Menlo Park

Atherton

Address: 1141 Cotton St. List price: $4,995,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 full, 1 half Interior: 3,150 sf Lot size: 10,079 sf Year built: 1951 Description: Remodeled home with handhewn hardwood floors, high ceilings in every room, detailed crown molding and wainscoting with optimal lighting everywhere. Designer bar and wine cellar for more than 300 bottles. Formal living and dining room, plus all-white gourmet chef’s kitchen. One level with gorgeous master suite, additional suite, plus two additional bedrooms. Almost one-quarter acre with front patio, rose gardens and private backyard.

Address: 1 Heritage Court List price: $5,570,000 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5 full, 2 half Interior: 4,293 sf Lot size: 0.49 acre Year built: 1912 Description: This Mediterranean-style home features a gated entrance opening to a circular driveway with beautiful brick work. Extensively remodeled, the kitchen has limestone and custom cabinetry, large baseboards and ornate tile. Separate area for guests or family. Finished basement could make a theater or a game room. The backyard features a pool with built-in hot tub and free-standing sauna.


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WOODSIDE GLENS LOT WITH PLANS Offered at $1,695,000 | 327HillsideDrive.com

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Square footage, acreage, and other information herein, has been received from one or more of a variety of different sources. Such information has not been verified by Alain Pinel Realtors®. If important to buyers, buyers should conduct their own investigation.

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2019 | SPRING REAL ESTATE

Rent Watch 2019 Rental Trends

P

alo Alto’s median rent has increased every month since the start of 2019, but it’s not the most expensive market in the region, according to a new report released this month by Apartment List, which evaluates and compares trends in rental markets throughout the nation on a month-by-month basis. The median rent for a twobedroom apartment in Palo Alto

was listed at $3,130 in March, or $2,190 less than Santa Clara County’s priciest city, Cupertino, whose median rent was $5,320. Palo Alto’s median rent has increased about 2.1% for a twobedroom apartment since the same time last year, but the jump is among the lowest out of Santa Clara County’s 10 cities, which all showed rent increases over the past year. Santa Clara

City

Median 1BR price

Median 2BR price

M/M price change

Y/Y price change

San Jose

$2,100

$2,630

0.3%

2.5%

Sunnyvale

$2,320

$2,910

0.2%

2.6%

Santa Clara

$2,230

$2,790

0.3%

3.7%

Mountain View

$2,140

$2,680

-0.3%

3.5%

Milpitas

$2,320

$2,910

-0.9%

1.5%

Palo Alto

$2,490

$3,130

0.6%

2.1%

Cupertino

$4,240

$5,320

1.1%

3.6%

Gilroy

$1,880

$2,360

0.4%

0.8%

Campbell

$1,920

$2,410

0.1%

1.1%

Los Gatos

$2,040

$2,560

0.4%

3.4%

This rental trend report by Apartment List evaluates March rental rates in Santa Clara County’s 10 cities, including changes in median prices compared to last month and the same time last year. Courtesy of Apartment List. showed the highest increases with a 3.7% jump followed by Cupertino (3.6%) and Mountain View (3.5%), according to the report. Milpitas (1.5%), Campbell (1.1%) and Gilroy (0.8%)

showed the lowest increases, just behind Palo Alto. The area’s year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.1%, as well as the national average of 1.3%.

Compared to most large cities across the country, Palo Alto remains less affordable for renters with rents $1,960 higher than the national average of $1,170. Q

Market Watch

I

Veronica Weber

t’s been six years since the 97-year-old iconic Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop closed its doors in Menlo Park. During that time, the property has been transformed into a luxury residential development with units now on the market.

Name of Project: Marquis by Pulte Homes Address: 133 Encinal Ave., Menlo Park Project description: Twenty-four townhomes and associated grounds have replaced Roger Reynolds Nursery. In earlier iterations of the designs for the condo complex, the developer had considered using the nursery’s historic carriage house as an “amenities” building for the residents. However, the Menlo Park Planning Commission decided to eliminate the carriage house so that the homes could be reconfigured and the height of the buildings closest to Stone Pine Lane lowered. There had been numerous complaints by residents on that street that the new condos would be too tall and would invade their privacy. This project consists of 24 residential condominium units and common areas on a 1.74-acre site. Veronica Weber

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Developer: Pulte Homes Cost: Not available.


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FOR SALE

FOR SALE

FOR SALE

98 Monte Vista Avenue, Atherton

Timeless home in desirable Lindenwood; 4 bedrooms, 3 baths; extra-large rear yard with pool; approx. 0.92-acre lot

Close to Menlo Circus club, remodel or build new; 3-bedroom, 2-bath main home; 2-bedroom, 1-bath guest house; approx. 1.13 acres

PRICE UPON REQUEST

OFFERED AT $4,895,000

OFFERED AT $8,250,000

PE N D I N G

FOR SALE

3 Irving Avenue, Atherton

Classic manor in central Atherton; 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, approx. 3,870 sq. ft.; beautiful gated grounds; approx. 1.54 acres

FOR SALE

38 Tuscaloosa Avenue, Atherton

1646 Stanford Avenue, Menlo Park

Desirable Suburban Park; freshly updated interiors; 3 bedrooms, 1 bath; private rear yard; top-rated Menlo Park schools

Premier street in West Menlo Park; 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, approx. 3,395 sq. ft.; extra-large rear yard; approx. 0.25-acre lot

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398 Selby Lane, Atherton

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