The median home value in Palo Alto, CA is $3,375,000.
the county median home value of $1,135,000.
The national median home value is $277,796.
The average price of homes sold in Palo Alto, CA is $3,375,000.
Approximately 53% of Palo Alto homes are owned,
compared to 41% rented, while
6% are vacant.
Palo Alto real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
Commercial properties are also available.
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In the sought after North Downtown neighborhood of Palo Alto on a tree-lined street three blocks from downtown is this exceptional four bedroom, three full bath designer home. Designed for beauty, function, and health, this recently remodeled home includes a kitchen with new appliances built for family life as well as entertaining, an open living room, a large master bedroom suite with a balcony, three more bedrooms with garden views, luxury designer baths, solar panels, and a 2-car garage. This home was built with the health of its occupants in mind, with a zero-emission Thermador induction cooktop, ductless mini-split heat pumps providing energy-efficient heating and cooling, state of the art building materials that support health, and a large low-input drought tolerant lawn. With beauty, function and a health-supportive design, a quiet tree-lined neighborhood and excellent schools, this is the perfect home in which to grow your family and discover all that Palo Alto has to offer.
This delightful second floor condominium with elevator access has two great venues for fresh-air living: a large covered and fully fenced front patio, plus sunny balcony with views of trees and distant western hills, accessible from the living room & primary suite. Featuring: Spacious living / dining room combination with glass enclosed wood burning fireplace, & recessed lighting; a three pendant light defining the dining area; updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, cherry-hued cabinetry, granite counter-top with full-height backsplash; primary bedroom suite & second bedroom have new carpets & walls of closets, serviced by two beautifully upgraded bathrooms. Wonderfully private location in complex; gated access to courtyard & underground assigned parking space & storage. Just steps to all Charleston Meadow amenities. Within 1.5 miles to San Antonio Center, theatres, Cal Ave. shops & restaurants. Enjoy walking/biking to Briones ES, Fletcher MS, Gunn HS. Excellent location!
Charming 1 bedroom/1 bathroom home in the exclusive College Terrace area. Original hardwood floors throughout and over 3700 sq ft lot! Great potential close to Stanford, shopping & dining. Outbuilding could be used possibly as an office - sq ft not included as part of the house. Don't miss this opportunity!
Exceptionally designed & crafted w/ function & comfort in mind, this Midtown luxury residence is ready to impress. Ground level has an open floor plan w/ vaulted ceiling. Professionally designed gourmet kitchen w/ STT appliances including a chewable-ice maker, double trash drawers, full-size prep sink & many other designer touches. The French door leads to rear yard, enjoy quintessential California lifestyle w/ swim-jet sparkling pool! 2 beds 2 baths for kids & guests. Downstairs, 9 ft ceiling full basement is built to optimize the natural light while exemplifying the high-end quality of luxury. 4 zone radiant heated floor, large open space connects a full-size kitchen & gathering spaces. 2 sizable bedrooms, 1 brand new bath w/ curbless entry & infinity drain, 1000+/- bottle wine cellar, large laundry room & tons of storage. Upstairs offers a sunny office & a spacious primary suite w/ walk-in closet, dual sink, & marble bath. 2 car garage, top-rated schools. Watch video to learn more!
This single-level 1st-floor unit at Palo Alto Greens is conveniently located off of the El Camino but tucked into the backside of the building. Air-conditioned & tranquil. Secure building w/ 2 underground deeded parking spaces & deeded storage. Inside laundry & large kitchen lined w/ lots of cabinetry. Primary suite has a walk-in closet w/ organizers & ample room for a sitting area or office setup. Spacious living area w/ large balcony accessed from living room & each of the bedrooms overlooks a neighborhood of single-family & attached homes. Join the local bicycle network from the path adjacent to the property. Bask in the sun from the deck of the community pool and jacuzzi. Served by excellent Los Altos schools.
Updated single-story house blends easy access to Mitchell Park Community Center, schools, top tech companies within a serene, tranquil setting. The inviting center courtyard welcomes you to this sun-filled home. Bright, airy interior features floor-to-ceiling glass panels, fireplace, luxury vinyl flooring and patio door that flows to a relaxing backyard. The efficient kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances. Three spacious bedrooms have dual-pane windows that fills the space with natural light. The hallway bathroom is tastefully-appointed. Detached two-car garage has finished walls, washer and dryer, storage closet and automatic door opener. The neighborhood offers a peaceful, friendly setting near Mitchell Park and the Palo Alto Midtown retail district. Major employers like Facebook, Google, Amazon, etc. are just moments away, while prized nearby schools include Fairmeadow Elementary, JL Stanford Middle, and Henry M. Gunn High (buyer to verify attendance).
Welcome to this rare opportunity to own a property steeped in Palo Alto's rich architectural heritage designed and built by Pedro de Lemos, renowned artist and architect. Situated on over 1/3 acre in prestigious Old Palo Alto, this cluster of 5 dwellings comprising 1550, 1552, 1554, 1560 and 1566 Cowper was built in 1932. The main home at 1550 features de Lemos' signature design elements including timbered ceilings, wood doors with decorative hardware, plaster walls, intriguing niches and artistic light fixtures. The outstanding location is just blocks to award-winning schools and world class shopping, dining and Stanford University. The owners have worked closely with trusted local architects Young and Borlik, the City of Palo Alto Planning Department as well as their historical consultants, to create a beautiful plan for future development that will provide a new owner with an unrivaled opportunity to live in, remodel, or develop this rare and historic property in Old Palo Alto.
Lovely Crescent Park single level condominium home just 2-blocks from downtown. Welcome to the beautiful Villa Capri Aire complex, this peaceful home sits tucked away from the street and looks out at a beautifully landscaped courtyard and stunning fountain. This spacious 2-bedroom unit features a very large primary bedroom with private patio and spa-like bathroom. Natural light fills the interior! The kitchen includes brand new stainless appliances and quartz countertops. Complete with hardwood floors and new paint throughout, new light fixtures, ample closet space, and a great room large enough for any kind of gathering, all this home needs is you. This unbeatable location offers excellent Palo Alto schools. Walk or bike to a different restaurant or coffee shop every day. Opportunities to live in Villa Capri Aire are rarely available. The choice is yours, but act quickly!
Single-family style home with the convenience of condo ownership less than 10 years old. Beautifully appointed finishes adorn this end-unit on quiet street, tree lined. The second level open floor plan features gourmet kitchen with large center island and breakfast bar, dining area with sliding patio door, living room with door to private patio, and half bath. The top floor features 3 generous bedrooms, laundry, and 2 baths. Large master suite boasts vaulted ceiling, wall of windows, private patio, walk-in closet, and spa inspired bathroom with soaking tub and separate shower. First level features 4th bedroom with en suite bathroom. Designer upgrades throughout include wide plank white oak engineered wood flooring, custom-fitted plantation shutters on all windows, and Hubbardton Forge lighting in kitchen and dining room. Oversized 2-car garage. Easy access to shopping, public transport, & highways. Top rated Los Altos schools! You will love this home!
Live a gorgeous & modern Charleston Meadows lifestyle in this single level house situated on a near 7000 sf lot! Stunning renovation pays attention to all the details. Kitchen features quartz counters, stainless appliances and shaker cabinetry . New engineering wood flooring throughout. Fully updated bathroom, fresh painted interior and exterior, this house has so much to offer. Access to top-rated schools, Juana Briones Elementary, Ellen Fletcher Middle school, Henry M Gunn High school ( buyer to verify eligibility). This home offers the best in convenience to shopping malls, multiple parks/playgrounds, library, community center and restaurants with easy access to Stanford and several leading tech campuses.
A delightful piece of sunshine found in this homey Palo Alto condominium complex. Come see this immaculate 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom bottom floor unit, situated in the prime Charleston Meadows neighborhood. The primary bedroom features a generous sized walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom, while the guest bedroom is separated with its own hallway, bathroom, and closet as well. Enjoy indoor, outdoor living at its best, with a private front yard patio and backyard open space. There's tons to love about this unit, particularly the spacious and bright living areas. This is the perfect home with easy access to transit (VTA bus stop, Caltrain, El Camino Real, Charleston, Alma, and 101), restaurants and shopping (Stanford Shopping Center, California Ave, Midtown), and much more. Needless to say top-rated education (buyers to verify enrollment) in Juana Briones Elementary, Ellen Fletcher Middle, and Gunn High are also within walking/biking distance for extra convenience!
Very good home with excellent floorplan on a quiet cul-de-sac. Freshly painted interior, cabinets and new carpet in bedrooms. Master suite with remodeled bath and walk-in closet. Hardwood floor in entry, living, family room and kitchen. Great Palo Alto schools. Walking distance to Greer Park. Easy access to midtown community, shopping and transportation. Move-In Ready!!
The search for your forever home ends here w/ this custom-built brand-new home on a tree-lined, non-through-traffic street in Palo Altos Midtown neighborhood. 5 bedrooms (3 are en suite), 4.5 baths. Main floor features living room w/vaulted ceilings, dining room w/window seats, & naturally bright great room area consisting of a kitchen & family room w/glass doors leading to a covered patio; an en suite bedroom (or office), powder room, & laundry room w/ built-in cabinets complete the main level. Upstairs, youll love the spacious primary bedroom retreat w/walk-in closet & balcony overlooking the backyard, plus 3 additional bright & airy bedrooms. Superbly equipped modern kitchen w/Thermador appliances, central island w/bar seats, custom-built cabinetry, & walk-in pantry. Stairs w/glass infill panels; wide-plank European Oak hardwood flooring; smart security system w/camera, mobile app-accessible intercom system; owned solar panel system; driveway w/stone pavers & automatic iron gate.
A sought-after location in the Green Gables neighborhood of North Palo Alto highlights this 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home with bright, inviting living space. Newly painted inside and out, this home offers a fresh, airy ambiance with a light-filled, open floorplan perfect for a modern lifestyle. The living room is centered by a fireplace, the dining room adjoins the kitchen for easy entertaining, and the large family room opens outdoors. The peaceful, breezy backyard featuring a trellis-covered patio, lush lawn, and a delightful play structure. Plus, this home enjoys durable laminate floors, double-pane windows, and an attached 2-car garage. Just moments to beautiful parks, shops and restaurants along University Avenue, Stanford University, and US 101, with the Baylands and Bay Trail just a short bike ride away. Children may walk to sought-after schools including Duveneck Elementary and Greene Middle (buyer to verify eligibility).
A peaceful street minutes to everything Palo Alto has to offer provides the perfect setting for this spacious and refreshed 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home. Modern living space offers hardwood floors and great natural light while patios and landscaping provide outdoor enjoyment. Floorplan includes the living room w/centerpiece fireplace, dining room that opens to a patio w/fountain, and galley kitchen w/skylight. Comfortable bedrooms are highlighted by the primary suite featuring a walk-in closet, radiant heated bathroom floors and a shower for two. The backyard is populated with colorful plantings, fruit trees, and garden beds. Steps from multiple parks, playgrounds, and daycare, this family-friendly home is also located on one of Palo Altos bike boulevards, putting you within easy reach of Stanford University and the shops and restaurants of California Avenue. Children may attend top-ranked schools Barron Park Elementary, Fletcher Middle, and Gunn High (buyer to verify eligibility).
Located in Palo Alto's coveted Midtown neighborhood, this wonderful single level home on a corner lot provides the rare combination of a prime location and an accessible unique floor plan. Nearby are highly recognized schools within Palo Alto as well as beautiful scenery. Also walking distance to Midtown Shopping Center and Hoover Park, this is a truly all around dynamic environment. 4 large bedrooms and 3 full baths with a formal dining room used as a 5th bedroom. Separate entry for au pair quarters in front of the home. Japanese Garden with private master bedroom retreat.
Gorgeous spacious 1-story end unit Townhouse reminiscent of a single-family home located in desirable Greenmeadow neighborhood in the heart of Silicon Valley. State of the art living room features open floor plan and abundance of natural light with laminate floor, recessed lights and sliding door to a large rear brick patio. Gourmet kitchen with solid Quartz counters, customized European style cabinetry, Thermador electric cooktop and Fotile range hood. Spacious primary suites with walk-in closet with Custom-designed cabinetry, updated bathroom with high-end tiles and sliding door to back yard Distinctive features include central A/C, Nest Thermostat/lock, dual pane windows/doors, LED lighting, laminate floor, Toto toilet, attached 1 car garage and much more. Central Palo Alto location with walking distance Greenmeadow Pool & Comm Center, Parks and schools. Minutes away from Palo Alto/Mountain View Downtown, Google/Facebook campus and easy access to central and freeway 101/85/280.
Luxurious New Home and ADU in Premier Location. Stunning throughout, this must-see new home and accessory dwelling unit (ADU) embody the best in luxury living ideally located between Greer Park and Midtown shopping. The architecture is sleek and clean with a modern take on traditional design that blends seamlessly into the neighborhood. The home's well-conceived two-story floor plan has 5 bedrooms and 4 full baths, including 2 bedrooms on the main level offering flexibility for office and/or guest needs. Plus, the property features a separate and fully appointed 1 bedroom/1 bath ADU with private access through the side gate that provides wonderful quarters for extended family or guests, and great potential for rental income. All around, the grounds invite luxurious outdoor living with crushed stone lounges and a dining deck complementing the 300 square-foot covered porch. Convenient location, easy access to Stanford University and high tech companies. Great PA schools.
An architectural work of art with modern design that links exterior and interior spaces. Steel, stone, Venetian plaster, and glass dominate the home along with artisan-crafted glass panels for privacy, Arizona limestone and rose stone, plus natural Douglas fir, maple, and alder. Colony French stone floors, copper panels define the breakfast area, and massive glass-block window for natural light with privacy. 4 bedrooms, each with en suite bath, plus office. Grand living room, formal dining room, plus fabulous kitchen and family room combination for entertaining and comfortable day-to-day living. Efficient use of the very private rear yard with integrated pool, spa, lounge deck, and even a spiral staircase connecting to the upstairs exterior fireplace terrace off the primary suite. Architecturally beautifully and perfectly located in Crescent Park. Excellent Palo Alto schools and just 1 mile to University Ave shops and restaurants.
Rarely available top floor unit in one of downtown Palo Alto's newer and most sought after buildings, 800 HIGH STREET. Built in 2006, this 2 Bedroom 2 Bath condo has Central A/C, interior W/D, high ceilings with abundant lighting, 2 secure parking spots with personal garage storage and a secure entry. There is an elevator within the building. Other high end finishes include tile flooring, designer shades, walk-in closet in the primary bedroom, Viking gas range, refrigerator and microwave, Bosch dishwasher and quartz countertops in the kitchen. There is a balcony where you can enjoy city views above the treetops knowing you are within blocks of vibrant restaurants, boutiques, Whole Foods, Cal Train, Stanford Campus and award winning Palo Alto Schools. This property is a 10!
Welcome to this lovely home on a treelined cul de sac in desirable Midtown. The open floor plan features beautiful hardwood floors, many windows, high ceilings, lots of light, and a separate family room with bonus office space. The large yard includes a detached two-car garage, sport court, hardwood deck and fire pit for entertaining. Wonderful location just blocks from schools, parks, libraries and shopping. Top Palo Alto schools. Must see!
Unique opportunity to buy and build your dream home with Thomas James Homes. Enter into a contract to purchase this homesite and work with our in-house design team to bring your own personal touches to the home. Located in Midtown neighborhood, minutes from Stanford campus, grocery stores, and local coffee shops. Estimated home completion date is Spring/Summer 2023. *Illustrative landscaping shown is generic and does not represent the landscaping proposed for this site.
Delightful home and superb location in the sought after Duveneck neighborhood, in walking distance to Duveneck Elementary and The Market at Edgewood. Large lot beautifully landscaped with charming front and back patios to entertain, play, garden, relax. Bright and light level floor plan with easy flow between living room and back patios. Lovely kitchen and breakfast nook. Hardwood floors throughout. Well maintained with new furnace, recent water heater and sewer lateral. Great neighbors. Easy access to the bay lands, tech corridor, airports, Rinconada Community Center (Pool , tennis), libraries & zoo, Stanford University and Downtown. Excellent K-12 schools (Buyer to verify availability). A superb lifestyle at the core of Silicon Valley. Welcome Home!
Live in comfort and style with panoramic western views just steps from downtown Palo Alto, Stanford University & Stanford Shopping Center, Caltrain and parks. This contemporary & spacious 1,491 sq. ft. 2 bed & 2 bath 10th-floor single story home offers Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows along the entire exterior, 2 extra-large master suites, high ceilings and great light. Great condition with lasting renovations throughout. Enjoy the elegant high-rise lifestyle in an iconic building featuring 24 hour security, an inviting lobby, complete gym, a resort-like pool area with private cabanas and an event pavilion, library and meeting rooms, and an assigned parking space in a secure underground garage. HOA fee in this full service condo community includes all these amenities plus heat, AC, water, garbage, sewer, and much more. This is the best of both Manhattan and Silicon Valley living with stunning views from of Stanford and the Santa Cruz mountains from every room!
Pristine Palo Alto home located in the lovely tree-lined South of Forest Area, just a stroll to Downtown Palo Alto with all its shops, restaurants and activities. This is a three bedroom, three and a half bath home, built by Summerhill Homes in 2004. Over the side fence is Heritage Park, with all its wide open spaces plus its great children's play area. The house is in superb condition throughout. Spacious living, dining and family rooms plus an awesome kitchen downstairs. Upstairs, a master bedroom suite to die for plus a second bedroom suite set up at the moment as an exercise room. Behind the main house is a second structure accessed from a private shared driveway off Channing Avenue. Downstairs is the roomy 2 car garage with a rear sliding door to a 3rd , outdoor parking space. Upstairs, accessed by its own outdoor staircase, is a super nice studio apartment, which is the 3rd bedroom. This truly is a one of a kind property!