The median home value in Palo Alto, CA is $3,181,500.
the county median home value of $1,312,000.
The national median home value is $308,980.
The average price of homes sold in Palo Alto, CA is $3,181,500.
Approximately 53% of Palo Alto homes are owned,
compared to 41% rented, while
6% are vacant.
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Quintessential Spanish-style home in Community Center! This home has been updated yet retains its original architectural details -arched doorways, coved ceilings, niches and lots of natural light throughout. Excellent floor plan. The living room has plenty of space plus built-in cabinets, shelving/ storage and fireplace. Spacious dining room also has arched doorways plus built-in shelving, cabinets and window seat. The kitchen is perfect for the chef - top of the line stainless steel appliances including gas range, tiled counters and floors-lots of cabinets and storage! Office off kitchen can be used also as breakfast nook/ pantry -also with built-in storage and shelving. Three spacious bedrooms offer lots of flexibility. The primary bedroom has a new bathroom with oversized shower and custom tile. Other amenities include - beautiful hardwood floors, double-paned windows and shutters & basement. Excellent Schools. Minutes to downtown, shopping, parks, major freeways-Don't Miss.
The vibrant shops and restaurants of University Avenue are just blocks away from this 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom condo with over 2,000 square feet of modern interiors. Bright, airy living space offers an inviting ambiance from the moment you step inside, with large gathering areas, a fireplace, in-unit laundry, two en suite bedrooms, and upgrades including fresh paint and new engineered hardwood floors. 2 bathrooms with heated floors, including primary. Sizable balconies on all 3 sides of the home provide outstanding venues for outdoor enjoyment, with sweeping views that take full advantage of the 5th-floor location, while amenities of this secure complex include a swimming pool and underground garage parking. And not only will you be within walking distance of downtown Palo Alto, you may also walk to beautiful parks, Caltrain, and the Stanford Shopping Center, while enjoying easy access to Stanford University, US-101, and top-ranked schools (buyer to verify eligibility).
Fabulous architectural design by an award-winning designer, this unique home possesses a distinctly modern flair & home technology. On a tree-lined st in prestigious Old Palo Alto boasts a chic open-concept floorplan. Enjoy 6 BR+ office, 6.5 BA, Theater w/8 Recliners, Sauna room, Recreation room, Wine cellar, Full Bar, 2 Laundry rooms; kitchen w/Miele 60 refrigerator, Gas range, Steam oven, Wine cooler, Silestone quartz countertops & Pantry. LUTRON Home System for audio-visual, lighting, security & automatic shades; Nana Wall opening to covered patio & private backyard w/BBQ; Hardwood floors; stairs w/glass panels, LED stripe lighting & crystal pendant light. Bathroom w/Porcelanosa bathtubs/dual vanities, Brizo faucets & natural stone floors. Total of all structures 6,271 sf ( Main residence 5,756 sf, covered patio 286 sf, garage 228 sf) W/fast access to Stanford, downtown PA, top-rated schools & tech companies, this brand-new home is a perfect blend of classic comfort & modern luxury.
Stunning New Construction, Never Occupied**Bright French style masterpiece nestled on a tree-lined street in one of Palo Altos most prestigious & elite neighborhoods Old Palo Alto**This home boasts a chic open-concept floorplan that pairs seamlessly w/designer details & the latest home technology, ensuring maximum lifestyle sophistication both indoors & out. With this exquisite property, youll enjoy 6 bedrooms+ office, 6 full baths + 2 half baths; high-ceilinged foyer, living room w/large rounded window, family room w/modern fireplace & wide bi-folding doors opening to covered patio**Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf gas range w/8-burner & griddle, Wolf double ovens, coffee maker, large center island**Home theater w/120 screen & projector, large recreation room, game room, second family room, wet bar & wine cellar**Within walking distance of top-rated Walter Hays Elem, Greene Middle, & Palo Alto High schools. Main house 5,006 sq.ft +ADU 120 sf +Garage 222 sf +over 800 sf covered patio/porch
Charming Spanish-style bungalow in desirable Downtown North Palo Alto! Situated on a large corner lot, the home meshes period details with contemporary touches for today's modern lifestyle. The expansive living room takes your breath away when you enter, with fireplace, beautiful hardwood floors, and abundant natural light. The open flow of the floorplan connects all the spaces effortlessly and creates a lovely environment for family living. Picturesque landscaping and a backyard garden terrace are ideal for entertaining. The detached garage has been converted into a ~675 Sq Ft ADU, with modern kitchen and full bath, allowing for extra living space or residual rental income. A private front patio with Spanish tiles overlooks the garden and quiet street. Quiet, friendly neighborhood within blocks from Downtown Palo Alto, local restaurants, transportation, Stanford Shopping Center, and Stanford University. Highly acclaimed Palo Alto Schools. Welcome home!
Rare and special opportunity to build your dream home in prestigious Old Palo Alto! This is a unique chance to purchase a 7,500 square lot in one of the most desirable locations in Palo Alto. Close in to all of the desirable benefits that Palo Alto has to offer including close access to Stanford University, Town and Country Shopping Center, downtown Palo Alto and excellent local schools.
Yes you can afford a move in ready house in Palo Alto! Come to see this pretty home also zoned R2 & surrounded by $3M+ homes. Long driveway has room for 4 to 6 cars. Possible attic expansion or ADU. Prior owner added: copper repipe, electrical upgrade, kitchen and baths tastefully remodeled. Dramatic architectural open beam ceilings, large living room with fireplace. Stainless appliances, stone counters, gas range with vent hood, wine fridge, 2 sinks & center island for fun meal prep. Remodeled bath has stone topped vanity. Dual pane windows and hardwood floors. Sunlit bedrooms have deep closets and ceiling fans. Fresh paint inside and out done in 2021. Private back yard offers potential space for an ADU (buyer to verify), dogs or gardeners fun. Finished freshly painted, detached garage can be flex space: gym or yoga room, kids play area, art studio, office space or party room. Fantastic schools: Walter Hays Elem, Frank S Green Middle, PA High. Close to Stanford and Cal Train station.
Presenting an unprecedented opportunity to own a truly iconic Palo Alto home, this spectacular six-bedroom residence, attributed to renowned architect Charles Sumner, rests on exquisite grounds comprising just over half an acre with one of Palo Altos few private tennis courts. Masterfully remodeled with refined detailing, the home blends period charm with sophisticated modern design. Just off the magnificent foyer lie a formal living and dining room, each with its own attached sunroom. For informal living, a spacious open-concept great room boasts a sensational kitchen with carefully curated appliances. The primary suite is a serene retreat, and includes a separate sitting area, walk-in closet, and luxurious bathroom. Occupying the third floor is a large media room with dramatic cathedral ceiling. A two-car garage also hosts a cabana which opens to a brick terrace with a pool and spa, while a second terrace features a fireplace and built-in grill perfect for al fresco entertaining.
Don't miss this spectacular 3-building compound in a convenient location in sought-after Old Palo Alto! Get 3 for the price of 1. 10,000 SqFt lot with main building, cottage, studio and garages. Unique Tahoe Lodge design blending with Prairie style architecture. Quality custom built completed in 2001. Natural light floods the spaces, with an abundance of balconies, extensive use of wood and glass, airy vaulted ceilings, and playful lofts. Spacious primary retreat and guest bedrooms in the main house. Multiple kitchens, laundry areas and fireplaces. Delightful sun room. Independent outside access to full basement and detached home office. Separate 2-bedroom cottage. Low-maintenance grounds. Easy access to Stanford, 101, Caltrain, and leading tech campuses. Ready to move in. This property is a must-see!
Featured in Interior Design Magazine, this one-of-a-kind modern masterpiece impresses with its towering ceilings, inspiring blend of interior and exterior living spaces, and open sun-drenched floor plan. There has been no compromise in the quality of its build and design that creatively utilize natural materials including sandstone, steel, copper and stunning use of glass. The spacious and meticulously designed arrangement includes a stunning living room, fabulous great room and Chefs kitchen, lovely formal dining room, bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms, incredible primary suite with fireplace terrace, and an awesome office. Nestled in the heart of highly sought-after Crescent Park in close proximity to all the magic Palo Alto has to offer including top-rated neighborhood schools (Duveneck Elementary, Greene Middle, Palo Alto High).
OVERVIEW: Excellent home site in premier location ready for your beautiful home CHARACTERISTICS: 15,500 sf lot; Stately 100 ft frontage // No flood zone [basement allowed] // No historic structures // Majestic trees // No protected trees in house buildable area // 1920s vintage home has extensive fire damage and demolition permit application underway // Cottage [no fire damage] MICRO LOCATION: Private cul-de-sac // prestige homes in neighborhood MACRO LOCATION: Proximate to Downtown Palo Alto [Whole Foods, Caltrain, restaurants, and more], Addison School, and US 101// Closing: Flexible close, Sellers to do 1031 exchange
Opportunity knocks on this ~10,000 sqft lot. 143 Lowell includes the house in front and the vacant land in the back each with its own APN (124-17-030 & 124-17-029). Move in, remodel the existing, or build your dream homes in the coveted Old Palo Alto. Main & upper plus bonus attic loft & basement and detached 2-car. Bring your life to the tree-lined Lowell Avenue for a secluded indoor/outdoor living and enjoy the private and huge backyard. Minutes away from Stanford campus, University Ave, Cal Ave, parks and schools. Bike to downtown for people watching, cafes, farmer's markets, and local boutiques. Or hop on CalTrain to enjoy San Francisco city lights. Award wining Palo Alto schools. Come see for yourself why this home is turning heads!
Gorgeous 6-bed, 6-bath Old Palo Alto estate on nearly ?-acre. Warm, luxurious interiors of over 5,300 sf with hardwood floors, granite counters, carved fireplaces, and Travertine tile. Private courtyard leads to arched entryway. Large living room/dining room, chef's kitchen w/Bertazzoni range, family room. Lower level includes flexible-use space w/kitchenette, as well as a theater room. All 6 bedrooms are en suite, with 3 upstairs, 2 on the lower level, and 1 on the main level that may double as an office. Lavish primary suite opens to private sun terrace and features spa-like bathroom with fireplace, jetted tub, and shower. Lush, manicured grounds w/large lawn, patio, and built-in grill. Air conditioning, 2 laundry areas, 2-car garage w/extended driveway. Minutes from California Avenue, bike paths, Caltrain, and Stanford University. Walter Hays Elementary, Greene Middle, and Palo Alto High all within less than a mile (buyer to verify eligibility). Palo Alto living at its finest.
This picture perfect home near Downtown Palo Alto will definitely pull at your heart strings.The English style home has been lovingly remodeled bursting w/charm and high-end designer features. Enter thru a gated arbor to private gardens enveloped w/ Carolina Laurel & Boxwood accenting the yards, patio & enchanting pathways.The ideal floor plan offers formal living & dining areas flowing into a light-filled stunning kitchen with adjoining family room. The den with built-ins opens onto a welcoming patio with fire pit and outdoor dining area. Each room complements the next capturing the outdoor romantic views from every window. The second level boasts 3 bedrooms, gorgeous new baths, wainscoting & an abundance of custom built-ins with light-filled spaces. Perfect location only a few blocks to downtown Palo Alto shopping & dining and minutes to Stanford University, excellent schools and parks. This turn-key home is pristine and ready for the new buyer to enjoy living in this magical oasis.
Welcome to your stunning remodeled two bedroom plus bonus room home located in the desirable tree-lined neighborhood of Crescent Park. A white picket fence, flower boxes and arched front door greet you on arrival. Upon entering, you'll experience an abundance of natural light, hardwood floors and an inviting fireplace. The living room flows seamlessly into the dining area and the gorgeous updated kitchen equipped with modern appliances, ample storage, and lots of cooking space. The 2 bedrooms are complemented by 2 full baths with a clean modern design. French doors from the kitchen and dining area flow into the backyard perfect for relaxation, with a private patio area with mature gardens. Additionally, this home offers a bonus room that can be used as an office and an easily accessed attic for extra storage. Located near downtown Palo Alto shopping and dining, Stanford University, excellent Palo Alto schools and parks, you won't want to miss out on the opportunity to call this home!
The home has been meticulously updated with fresh paint and updated flooring. The spacious living room is perfect for hosting gatherings or relaxing with loved ones, while the en-suite primary bedroom provides a luxurious retreat. The eat-in kitchen is complete with ample granite counter space and updated appliances. Outside, the large lot is perfect for outdoor gatherings and summer barbecues. Conveniently located just a short walk from downtown Palo Alto, this property offers easy access to a wide variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The popular Town & Country Shopping center, Stanford University, and the Stanford Shopping Center are all just a stone's throw away. With Caltrain and highway 101 located nearby, commuting has never been easier. This charming property won't be on the market for long, so don't miss your chance to make it your forever home. Schedule a viewing today and discover everything this wonderful property has to offer.
This home is located in the heart of Old Palo Alto and evokes the lifestyle of a modern farmhouse, a great lodge, and a restful resort near the many amenities of town. Designed by Fergus Garber Architects, it is a home for all seasons, set on a rare half-acre lot featuring majestic oaks, fruit trees, flower and vegetable gardens, and a variety of quiet meditative spaces. The California rhythm of indoor/outdoor living includes a sparkling oversized pool area perfect for relaxing weekends. Charming balconies overlook the generous landscaped grounds. Spacious interiors are enhanced by reclaimed chestnut floors, hand hewn beams and stonework details giving the home an organic, modern, and rustic feel. The gracious home with its bespoke details is lovely for entertaining and easy family living. The expansive kitchen and family room with large sandstone fireplace are sure to bring years of enjoyment. This first time on the market property is considered to be one Palo Alto's loveliest homes.
Welcome to 101 Alma Street #704, a spacious one bedroom unit with a large open terrace that offers stunning views of the Stanford University and the western hills. Opening the door, you'll find a welcoming living area that is perfect for relaxing or entertaining. The newly updated kitchen is bright and well equipped with an induction range/convection oven. The bedroom has ample space for a comfortable bed and additional furniture. The crisp bathroom is conveniently located adjacent to the bedroom and large walk in closet. The terrace spans the unit and is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee or evening cocktails while taking in the stunning views. 101 Alma has a prime downtown Palo Alto location and many amenities including the pool, exercise room, business center, secure gated parking and staffed front desk making this unit the perfect place to call home.
Welcome to this beautiful brand new home located on the?most desirable street in Old Palo?Alto.? This home was completed in 2022, has never been lived in,?and possesses?everything today's buyer is looking for.? Designed by Roger Kohler, the open floor plan boasts soaring?ceilings and oversized windows to bring in an abundance of natural light to every room.? The flexible floor plan, modern high-end finishes, chefs kitchen with Gaggenau appliances?and Italian-made cabinets, create a luxurious space for both daily life as well as indoor/outdoor entertaining. The expansive lower level with it's own separate entrance?is the perfect family hang-out area including a 2nd kitchen plus wine room,?and two?additional guest suites.??Just minutes?to Stanford University, downtown Palo Alto, top-rated schools & tech companies, this brand-new home is a perfect blend of classic comfort & modern luxury.
Located on a premier street, this stunning Spanish Mediterranean home has been extensively remodeled by Fergus Garber Architects and Pete Moffat Construction. Attention to detail is apparent at every turn from vintage ironwork to updated lighting and sweeping custom finishes. Hardwood floors throughout this gracious home with a main floor bedroom or office, grand living room with wood burning fireplace, formal dining room, additional office and two staircases. Chef kitchen with soapstone counters, multiple sub-zero refrigerator and freezer drawers, casual dining area all adjacent to the family room with pool views. Upstairs is a luxurious primary bedroom with heated bathroom floor plus 4 additional bedrooms and an upstairs library. All rooms and bedrooms on both levels are oriented to the enchanting rear gardens with fruit trees, pool, sports court, and vast patios, all surrounded by brick walls. Downtown shops and restaurants are a quick mile away. Excellent north Palo Alto Schools.
Welcome to this beautifully maintained 2 bed and 2.5 bath townhouse in the heart of Palo Alto. This end unit condo boasts a spacious living room with a wood burning fireplace, kitchen with granite counter-tops, inside utilities and laminate floors throughout the first floor. The upper-level features new carpeting, bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, balconies and abundant closet space. Large backyard great for entertaining. 2 secured parking spots in the garage. Stanford campus, gorgeous Gamble Gardens and Town & Country Village are just minutes away from this small contemporary complex. Award winning Palo Alto schools: Walter Hays Elementary, Frank Green Middle, and Palo Alto High School.
New custom 3-story home, designed by acclaimed architects Young and Borlik in sought-after Old Palo Alto. Flexible, open, and sleek design with strong connection to outdoor spaces on each level. Lofty ceilings, custom walnut cabinetry, quartzite and marble finishes, 4 high-end linear fireplaces, and white ash floors. Separate living room plus huge great room with formal dining area and stunning kitchen with island. Lower level offers ultimate rec room with full bar and modern wine cellar. Includes 7 bedrooms, office, fitness center, and 6.5 bathrooms. Fully landscaped park-like grounds with space for a pool or ADU. Access to Palo Alto schools and minutes to Stanford University.
Palo Alto perfection! This is one of the most spectacular properties in all of Palo Alto offering the most discriminating buyer a private oasis just 6 blocks to downtown Palo Alto. From the beautifully remodeled home completed in 2021 with four en suite bedrooms to a separate 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest house, large lap pool, outdoor fireplace, separate cabana, gym, outdoor kitchen, jacuzzi, 2 car garage - all on a breathtaking 21,000 +/- lot of complete privacy, in the heart of Palo Alto, this is truly a rare opportunity! The main living areas include a stunning kitchen with all the bells and whistles, a great room with a wall of glass doors viewing the breathtaking gardens and opening to a covered outdoor area for al fresco dining and relaxation with overhead heat lamps creating a European flair! Move-in and enjoy living in a private, quality estate just minutes to Stanford and all amenities the Palo Alto community has to offer!
Located 2 blocks from the hustle & bustle of University Avenues downtown area, Caltrain & Stanford, this charming 1918 bungalow welcomes you with a white picket fence, a brick courtyard, & a large, covered porch that leads inside the charming light-filled 2bd/1bath homedesigned w/ fresh paint & rich hardwood flooring extending through the living spaces that include a generous living/dining room combination w/ fireplace & recessed lighting, & existing dining room that can be converted to a 3rd BDR, family room or home office. Enjoy entertaining or gardening out back in the tree-shaded yard w/ lush lawn, rose bushes, & a added bonus of a detached cottage designed as full living quarters with 1bd/1ba, kitchenette, & living room for potential rental income or extended guest stay. This home offers endless possibilities to customize to accommodate your lifestyle needs. Short distance w/ a biking trail to top PA schools, Johnson Park, & commute routes to hwys & major tech companies.
Downtown living at its best, this contemporary 3bd/2.5ba single-family home is located 2 blocks from University Ave. The house welcomes you by its covered porch & opens to 10 ft ceilings & oak hardwood floors. Spaces filled w/ natural light through the dual pane, transom windows & glass doors. Open-concept floor plan offers LR w/ gas fireplace, dining area, a modern great room kitchen ensemble opening out to a private gardens & patio. Upper level offers primary suite w/ motorized shades & covered balcony, 2nd bed plus a large bonus area offering flexibility - convert to 3rd & home office or use it as children's play area or a rec/media room. Features incl. LED recessed lighting, chef's kitchen w/ large island, indoor laundry room, detached 2-car garage w/ alley access. Enjoy free access to an adjoining private garden w a fountain. Located near restaurants, shopping, Johnston Park, Stanford, and CalTrain station, close to major tech companies & freeways.Excellent Palo Alto schools