The median home value in Palo Alto, CA is $2,878,000.
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 $2,878,000.
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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This beautiful newer two-story home is in a prime downtown Palo Alto location. A classic timeless design with modern luxury features will make you, your family, and your guests feel like you have walked into a delightful luxurious home that will be cherished forever. An oval leaded glass paneled hardwood door with two leaded glass sidelights welcomes you to this home. The foyer greets you with a modern crystal chandelier hanging from the high ceiling, on the right side, an arched passageway and arched window open to the spacious living room, on the left is a room that can be either an office or a guest bedroom, while straight ahead is a hallway opening up to the rest of the main floor. For many people, the spacious well-equipped kitchen at the back of the home and spacious informal dining area will be what stands out. With a delightful covered patio to its side and windows looking out to the large backyard, this room could be the center of life in your home.
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Convenient downtown living awaits in this beautiful 2 bed, 2 bath condo located just moments to the shops & restaurants of University Avenue. An abundance of natural light fills this rare end unit home. The spacious & open living room extends out to a balcony with views of Johnson Park. Updated chefs kitchen with granite countertops & stainless-steel appliances. Two spacious bedrooms with custom built-in closets, & both baths feature updated light fixtures & new mirrors. Modern amenities include hardwood floors, new interior paint, central heating & AC, crown molding, & updated light fixtures. For added comfort & convenience this home provides in-unit laundry, additional storage, & one designated parking. Community features a private pool & recreation room. Unbeatable location just mins away from bustling Downtown Palo Alto & Stanford Shopping Center. Centrally located near 101 & 280 offer easy access to nearby major tech companies including Google, Tesla, Meta, & VMware.
This handsome classic estate is located on one of the most desirable streets in Old Palo Alto. The 5 Bedrooms 3 Baths home has been updated throughout the years and sits on a beautiful, rectangular, flat 8,375 sf lot. The French doors of the Formal Dining Room, which sit separately from the spacious Living Room, open to a custom designed wrap-around front porch with stone tiles. The home features a chef kitchen with a breakfast area and a family room with French doors that lead seamlessly to a serene, easy maintenance backyard with a redwood deck that provides plentiful space for entertaining. The downstairs bedroom includes built in shelves and a bay window. Upstairs, you will find 4 bedrooms, including a Master suite with a fireplace and a sitting area, and an expansive terrace to privately retreat and enjoy the beautiful treetop surroundings. The detached 2-car garage includes a bonus cedar wood loft/workspace. Location! Tranquility! This is a rare opportunity to purchase a special home on the most romantic, wavy, and prestigious street in the finest Palo Alto neighborhood!
Rarely available primary home or pied-?-terre in the heart of Palo Alto. Walk to everything downtown Palo Alto offers: farmers market, Whole Foods Market, parks, famous restaurants, Stanford University, biking trails, and Caltrain. This is a sensational home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and 2 sets of French doors that open to a lush courtyard. The best location in the community, this home offers a private patio that can be used for entertainment or relaxation after a day or night on the town. Lots of windows, abundant light and high ceilings define this luxurious 1,580 square foot home. This home has character with oversized skylights, closet systems, double ovens, and AC. Elegantly updated, this home has wide plank white oak floors, new carpet, quartz in bathrooms and kitchen, fresh paint, wine refrigerator, and a sleek modern fireplace. With excellent Palo Alto schools and easy downtown guest parking, for the price and the location, this home cannot be beat.
A rare opportunity to live, renovate or rebuild your dream home on a large 9000 sf lot! Charming one-story home nestled in the most desirable Old Palo Alto neighborhood. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms. Expansive living room with fireplace and window shutters. Formal dining room. Updated kitchen with white corian countertops. Large windows with plantation shutters. Hardwood floors throughout the house. 2 car attached garage. Property is located on the corner of N. California and Webster. In rebuilding one can have the front door face Webster Street. Near top-rated schools. Just minuted to downtown, shopping, restaurants, California Ave shopping district, Stanford University, Stanford Mall, Stanford Hospital, Rinconada Park, Gamble Garden, Town & Country Village and libraries. Easy access to major freeways.
Featuring fabulous architectural design by an award-winning designer, this unique home possesses a distinctly modern flair & home technology. Located on a tree-lined street in prestigious Old Palo Alto boasts a chic open-concept floorplan. Enjoy 5 en suite bedrooms, 2 offices, 2 half baths, 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; linear gas fireplaces, European Oak hardwood floors; stairs w/glass panels, LED stripe lighting, & crystal pendant light. Bathrooms feature Porcelanosa bathtubs/dual vanities, Brizo faucets & natural stone floors. W/fast access to Stanford, downtown Palo Alto, top-rated schools & tech companies, this brand-new home is a perfect blend of classic comfort & modern luxury.
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A rare opportunity to build your dream home in the Heart of Old Palo Alto on a 15,000 sf lot! Perfect flat lot. No protected trees at back. Per parcel map on a 15,000sf lot it can build a 5,250sf house, plus basement 2,805sf, ADU 678sf+120sf, attached garage 564sf. Total approx. of 9,417sf. The owners have worked closely with trusted local architects to create an architectural plan of art with modern design that links exterior and interior spaces. Seller has phase 1 permit (main level, basement & ADU) ready to demolish the old house. Phase 2 plan (2nd floor) to be approved soon. Construction can start anytime at buyers expense. Buyer has option to restore the current Craftsman Tudor home that has 3,477sf with a 472sf garage. What a unique opportunity to build or remodel this property in the prestigious neighborhood in Old PA. Blocks to award-winning schools, restaurants, shopping, downtown Palo Alto, libraries, Arts Center, Stanford University, Sand Hill Road and Silicon Valley.
Beautifully remodeled contemporary Craftsman home in a prime Midtown location. 3b/3b main house + ADU w/ ? bath. Gorgeous front yard w/ mature trees/plants & stone pathway to an inviting front porch. Elegant living/dining combo w/ vaulted ceilings, skylights, floor-to-ceiling windows & hardwood floors. Remodeled gourmet kitchen w/custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, pro series s/s appliances (Thermador & breakfast bar. Dual en-suite bedroom w/ updated baths. 3rd bedroom w/ custom built-in bookcase/dresser. Guest bath offers custom vanity & tub/shower combo. Parklike backyard w/flagstone patio, outdoor kitchen/BBQ, built-in seating, lawn, plants/shrubs. Detached guest house/office w/ built-ins, desk, Murphy Bed, radiant floors & ? bath. Finished 1 car garage w/epoxy floors. Prime location, walk to schools, parks, Cal Ave, Caltrain & all Palo Alto has to offer! Close to Stanford, Alma, Caltrain, El Camino,101/280, Meta, Google & SFO. Top PA Schools: El Carmelo, JLS & Palo Alto High!
Location! Location! Location! Enjoy upscale urban living in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. This beautiful, open concept recently renovated fourth-floor corner condominium enjoys the luxury of having only a partial neighbor above you and one to the side. With secure entry, two deeded underground parking spots plus a storage, and convenient elevator access from the garage or ground floor straight to your home, enjoy extravagant living with pure ease and comfort. With sweeping metropolitan views from your private balcony and windows and located just walking distance to University Ave night life, boutique shopping and gourmet restaurants. Easy access to Caltrain, Stanford University, El Camino Real, Hwy 101 and the top rated, highly sought-after Palo Alto schools.
Situated on a corner lot in prime Community Center, this fabulous residence features 6 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms with over 4,100 Sq Ft of living space spread over 3 levels. This newer custom home has all of the modern conveniences including high ceilings, hardwood flooring, elegant features and abundant light throughout. The beautifully appointed kitchen has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a sizable island with an eat-in bar area. The spacious floor plan is ideal for family living with an open kitchen/ family room and doors that open to a beautifully landscaped yard. The outdoor space is perfect for entertaining with an outdoor kitchen, fireplace, sport court/play area, in-ground trampoline and hot tub. Spectacular location in North Palo Alto. Excellent Palo Alto Schools. Walking distance to Walter Hays Elementary, the Community Center, Library, Art Center, Junior Museum and Zoo and Rinconada Park.
817/ 819 Kipling is a rare turn-of-the-century Victorian duplex on one of the quietest streets in the downtown Palo Alto neighborhood. The property features two recently updated 1-bedroom, 1-bath units with crisp white palettes and light-hued engineered wood floors. 817 has a 1-bedroom, 1-bath with shower, a kitchen with a dining area and washer/ dryer, and a living room. 819 has a 1-bedroom, 1-bath with shower over tub, a kitchen, and a living room with a dining area. The unfinished basement area also has a washer/ dryer, as well as storage space. The inviting rear yard has a pergola with a covered deck, a brick patio, and a finished storage building with windows. Located on the one-block-long section of Kipling Street between Homer Avenue and Channing Avenue, this property is three blocks from University Avenue, minutes from Stanford University, and features excellent Palo Alto schools.
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Diamond in the Rough! Contractors Dream! Fabulous neighborhood, tree lined street. Opportunity is Knocking! This property is being sold by Santa Clara County Public Guardian's office. This is it court ordered sale. All offers are due on February 16th Noon, no exceptions and no preemptive offers will be accepted. Please read the disclosure package for details and offer submission. This property is a contractor special . Two bedroom and one bath home offering approx 1,380 sq. ft. of living space. Sold As Is Please read all the reports and disclosures carefully. Buyers to verify schools. This is a great opportunity! Best neighborhood, location and schools.
Old Palo Alto, classic mid-century modern, freshly updated, chic and stylish. Signature design of-the-era - elements include entire walls of glass, designer colors that create a light and bright ambiance. Matching floors tie rooms together and crisp white tile in the bathrooms adds a finishing touch. The 3-bedroom, 2-bath floor plan offers flexible living space with rooms opening to the out-of-doors appealing to indoor/outdoor living. Glass and skylights at every turn fill the home with light, a fireplace enhances the living room, and the kitchen has an open design with sleek grey cabinetry, Corian counters and stainless steel appliances. Rounding out the appeal are wrap-around Zen-inspired low-maintenance gardens ideal for today's drought conditions. Just a half-mile from shops and restaurants as well as Caltrain. And this home's Old Palo Alto location offers access to acclaimed Palo Alto schools.
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Exceptional opportunity in the coveted Professorville neighborhood of Palo Alto in close proximity to downtown. Seller has approved construction plans with the City of Palo Alto for a new 4 bed, 4 bath residence comprising 2,764 square feet (buyer to verify all approvals with the building department) enabling construction to begin quickly. Plans include incredible outdoor spaces with pool & outdoor kitchen with pizza oven and fireplace. Seller has a bid with a local general contractor and, per the seller, the agreement is transferable to the new buyer (buyer to verify with contractor). Alternatively, a buyer may elect to update/remodel/expand the existing 5 bed, 1.5 bath residence. This property is just blocks to University Ave & downtown. Nestled within the heart of Silicon Valley with access to outstanding Palo Alto schools, tech campuses & Stanford. This offering is for the property with plans - construction not included.
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Per recent appraisal report the main house living space is 2206 sq ft. Detached cottage is 262 sq ft. Combined main house and cottage is 2468 sq ft. Attached 1 car garage is 303 sq ft. There are 2 bedrooms, 2 baths upstairs and 1 bedroom, 1 bath down stairs, The detached cottage with a closet is ideal for 4th bedroom or an office. Renovated home nestled in the heart of Midtown neighborhood offers outstanding livability and an ultra-convenient location. Bright and welcoming ambiance from the moment you step in, with high ceilings and numerous floor-to-ceiling windows offering modern Silicon Valley lifestyle, highlighted by the living room, family room, dining room, 2 cozy fireplaces, a stylish kitchen, top of the line appliances. Enjoy central heating and cooling AC system. An entertainers lush and expansive backyard. Minutes from Hoover Park, downtown Palo Alto shops and restaurants, a short commute to Silicon Valley Tech giants, Facebook, Apple and Google. Top-rated Palo Alto Schools.
Don't miss this Craftsman charmer in a convenient location in sought-after Old Palo Alto! Century-old architectural details combine with modern amenities including dual-pane windows and remodeled kitchen & bathroom. Easy-flowing living room/kitchen for relaxing and entertaining. Very efficient use of space with 2 bedrooms and 1 shared bathroom. Cherry hardwood floors throughout. Stylish kitchen with stained wood cabinets, natural stone countertops, stainless steel appliances, and breakfast island. Walk-in basement for additional storage. Finished, detached garage with French doors doubles as flex-use room for working or playing. Easy access to Stanford, 101, Caltrain, and leading tech campuses. Freshly painted and ready to move in!
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Huge Price Reduction & Best Value,(lowest price per sq.ft for brand new home),in one of Palo Altos most Prestigious & Elite neighborhood-Old Palo Alto**Stunning New Construction, Never Occupied**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, you'll 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. Easy access to Stanford University, high-tech companies & PA Downtown
Prime top-floor three bedroom unit at The Hamilton, the most elegant life style complex in Palo Alto for adults 55 years of age and older. This fine three bedroom and two bath condominium has a private balcony facing the quiet, light-filled inner courtyard, a beautiful living/dining room with fireplace, well-appointed kitchen, master bedroom suite with walk-in closet and an en suite master bath, and two additional bedrooms with built-in bookcases. Built in 1997, The Hamilton was designed as a community for adults 55 years of age and older, where homeowners could enjoy superb amenities such as gourmet meals served in an elegant setting, heated indoor pool, fitness facilities, guest and meeting rooms, transportation services, 24 hour security and concierge services. The Spanish-style architecture, high quality construction and professional maintenance provide the beauty and excellence owners desire. it is truly gracious living in a premier place.
Luxurious Condo in the coveted, and highly desirable, Crescent Park neighborhood of Palo Alto. Tastefully remodeled in 2015, this 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom Condo boosts an open floor plan of 931 sqft of living space with an attached 1 car garage. The open concept kitchen comes equipped w/quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, microwave, electric range w/hood, wood cabinetry and breakfast bar w/pendant lights and stool seating. A few other key features are engineered hardwood floors, recessed lighting, laundry closet w/stackable washer/dryer, primary bedroom w/walk-in closet, full bath w/separate tub and stall shower, separate front yard patio and backyard patio great for barbecue and entertaining. A few blocks and minutes: Downtown Palo Alto & University Ave Retail Shops & Restaurants, Stanford Shopping Center, Stanford University, Major Tech Companies, 101 & 280 Freeways and Award-Winning Palo Alto Public Schools (buyer to verify enrollment). HOA monthly dues $529.
Looking for a charming, idyllic and fully updated home? Meet this beautifully remodeled 3 bedroom and 2.5 bathroom 1,779 square foot Palo Alto house on Lincoln Ave. The property comes with 2 tandem parking spaces and is situated in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in all of California, Crescent Park. Upon entering this charming home, you will notice refinished hardwood floors, freshly painted inside and out, updated bathrooms, and brand new kitchen. The house is nestled among many of the city's beautiful tree lined streets, with easy access to Stanford University and downtown Palo Alto with its plethora of amazing restaurants, shopping opportunities, and world renowned schools. This home is perfect for a family or professionals looking for a spacious home to call their own. Contact us to book a viewing today!
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Outstanding opportunity to live in the heart of downtown Palo Alto. Contemporary condo in the South Tower. Large windows bring in an abundance of natural light. Inviting open floor plan, high ceilings, and gourmet kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances. Spacious bedrooms, & bathrooms, and great storage. The primary bedroom offers a walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with double sink vanity. In-unit washer and dryer. Additional conveniences include central HVAC, building elevator, and two dedicated underground parking spaces plus additional storage. This ground floor unit has a patio with planting beds and direct access onto High Street. A quick walk to flourishing downtown restaurants. Minutes to Whole Foods, St. Michaels Alley, Peets Coffee, Creamery store, Ace Hardware store, Caltrain station, Heritage park... easy access to Stanford University, Stanford Shopping Center, El Camino Real and Highway 101. Renowned Palo Alto schools (buyer to verify availability).
Experience luxury living at The Hamilton in Downtown Palo Alto! Coveted corner unit with private patio, large foyer and loads of natural light at The Hamilton, a 5-star senior (55+ older) community just a block from downtown Palo Alto. The 10' high ceilings, floors and French doors create a modern feel with the open living and dining room areas plus 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The primary suite offers a walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom. An additional bedroom is perfectly situated for privacy on the other side of the living room with an ensuite bathroom. The third bedroom is staged as an office but can be used as a guest room. There's a powder room off the foyer as well. The Hamilton provides fine dining weekly, a top notch staff, personal driver, housekeeping, 24 hour security, community pool and spa, fitness center, library and a sophisticated speaker series for adults 55 and over.. The Hamilton is the Peninsula's premier 55+ community!
MORE PHOTOS SOON! Amazing and Spectacular ENTIRE Condominium Renovation ("Down to Studs") and renovated with new wiring, Level 5 wall finish, Beautiful wide plank hardwood Flooring, New modern/transitional Lighting in Palo Alto's Premiere Downtown Condominium (The Woodmark) OPEN and SPACIOUS FLOOR PLAN of 2,140 SF with First Level: LIVING ROOM, LARGE DINING AREA, SPACIOUS OFFICE with FLOOR TO CEILING Built-in Bookcases and Two Desks, Two Beautiful Sliding Doors offering privacy, Second Level: Large TWO BEDROOMS each ensuite with total of Two Spacious Bathrooms designed with MODERN and Beautiful Tile and Fixtures. Double Glass Doors swing out from Living Room
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This chic and inviting downtown Palo Alto condo has it all! While situated on a charming treelined peaceful street, the thriving urban vibe of University Avenue is 2 blocks away. This spacious condo was previously a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom abode and now offers 1 large primary suite along with a second full bathroom. The space offers potential for your personal vision and lifestyle. Sub-Zero, Bosch and Dacor appliances enhance the smartly updated kitchen. Stunning built in bookcases and shelving create a sophisticated and functional statement. Amenities include gorgeous hardwood floors, granite countertops, in-unit laundry, balcony, interior louvered shutters, replaced carpeting, secured underground garage with 2 dedicated parking spaces and storage. Close proximity to Heritage Park, Whole Foods, Caltrain and Top-rated Palo Alto Schools. Perfect for the first-time homebuyer or downsizer looking for a home that offers the quintessential central Palo Alto experience.
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 and boast both rich history and charm. Amazing location in the heart of Silicon Valley close to shopping, restaurants, parks and top Palo Alto schools.