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Palo Alto: Homes for Sale
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About Palo Alto: Homes for Sale

Palo Alto is located Santa Clara County and is named after the redwood tree El Palo Alto. It is comprised of a strong economy with many business opportunities and a highly educated work force. Stanford University is at the center of the city. There are also a number of Silicon Valley company headquarters there.

These include Hewlett-Packard, Tesla Motors, IDEO, Skype, Intuit and VMware. Stanford Research Park is one of the most prominent technology firms in the area. Palo Alto is one of the most expensive cities in the US. Neighborhoods in Palo Alto include Adobe Meadow/Meadow Park, Charleston Meadows, Barron Park, Crescent Park, College Terrace, Fairmeadow, Greater Miranda, Southgate, Professorville and St. Claire Gardens among others.

It is bordered to the north by East Palo Alto, to the east by Mountain View, to the southeast and south by Los Altos and Los Altos Hills, to the southwest by Portola Valley, and to the west by Stanford and Menlo Park. It is mostly made up of older homes with Craftsman and Colonials style. There are also many Joseph Eichler designed or styled homes. The median home price is about $1,500,000. There are some of the most highly rated school including Palo Alto High School and Gunn High School.

The Palo Alto Unified School District continuously has students with the highest test scores.  Characteristic of this city is the care taken to protect open space and parkland. There are a remarkable number of City-owned parks for its size and nearly one-third of its 26 square miles is open space. Palo Alto’s San Francisco Bay location and natural environment offer the opportunity to enjoy bird and aquatic life in a natural habitat.

The city has many attractions including Hoover Tower, Memorial Church, Cantor Arts Center, Rodin Sculpture Garden and the Computer History Museum. Kid’s can enjoy the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, the Hiller Aviation Museum and the Great America amusement park.

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Some Real Estate Listings in Palo Alto

$6,200,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
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$6,200,000

430 Palm St Palo Alto, CA 94301

$6,200,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
2,343 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908961
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
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
$2,995,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
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$2,995,000

3150 Louis Rd Palo Alto, CA 94303

$2,995,000
4 Beds
2 Baths
1,431 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908848
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Come see and enjoy this light and bright home! Wonderfully updated with quality throughout including dual pane windows, stainless steel appliances and gleaming hardwood floors. Four spacious bedrooms including a private, primary suite. Large family room with dining area right off the kitchen and easy access to the landscape private backyard and patio.
$4,850,000 - 2Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
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$4,850,000

325 Channing Ave 111 Palo Alto, CA 94301

$4,850,000
2 Beds
2.5 Baths
2,140 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908877
Property Type Condo
Price Type --
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
$3,488,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
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$3,488,000

702 Garland Dr Palo Alto, CA 94303

$3,488,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,976 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908722
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Fabulous updated home in the coveted Garland Park/ Leland Manor neighborhood North of Oregon. Updated kitchen with new SS appliances including gas range and interactive refrigerator. Sprawling LR with vaulted ceilings, fireplace and built-in shelving. Brazilian cherry wood floors. Listed as a 3BR w/ aFamily Room, but owners use the Family Room as a 4th bedroom w/ sliding glass door to a private patio. Separate spacious mudroom with laundry and room for an office or breakfast room. Pristine 2-car garage w/ cabinets, storage room and additional laundry hookup. Large wrap around yard with abundant, productive fruit trees including: Plum, Lime, 2 Peach Trees, 3 Fig Trees, Orange Tree, Apricot, Pomegranate, Avocado & Tangerine. Bikers paradise. Close to schools, Midtown shops & restaurants and Cal. Ave. Business District. Easy commute access including the VTA line that runs down Middlefield and Louis Rd and a mile from CalTrain. 1.7 miles to Stanford University.
$2,688,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
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$2,688,000

3448 Rambow Dr Palo Alto, CA 94306

$2,688,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,250 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908838
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Location-Location-Location: Privacy awaits you at this warm and cozy single level traditional style home. Great opportunity to purchase a comfortable 3 bedrooms 2 baths home filled with natural light, in one of the safest and friendliest neighborhoods in Midtown. Hardwood floors, new paint, low maintenance yards, great backyard for entertainment are among the amenities offered by this beautifully staged property. Living room with bookshelves, fireplace and recess lightings, connects to dining room that opens up to a serene and tranquil backyard. The courtyard provides a relaxing and private setting. Part of the garage is converted into a multi-purpose room: office, gym... Located midway between the Silicon Valley and San Francisco with easy access to 101, restaurants, Midtown shopping, Piazza, Peete's coffee, Stanford and many tech companies. Within walking distance of Mitchell Park. Top rated schools. (Buyer to verify).
$848,000 - 3Br/1Ba -  for Sale in East Palo Alto
Open House
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$848,000

2483 Fordham St East Palo Alto, CA 94303

$848,000
3 Beds
1 Bath
1,010 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908843
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Don't miss the opportunity to own this perfect starter home! This 3 bedroom, 1 bath home is ready to move in. Spacious floor plan with plenty of natural light and nice size bedrooms. This home has been updated throughout. Large living room with fireplace. Updated eat in kitchen with new sink and fixtures. New bathroom vanity. New bedroom closet doors. Most light fixtures have been replaced. New garage door. Freshly painted inside and out. New low maintenance landscaping front and back with drought resistant plants and a new drip irrigation system. Convenient location. Minutes from Meta, Stanford and Google campuses. Easy commute to East Bay or San Jose.
$2,788,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
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$2,788,000

1054 Moffett Cir Palo Alto, CA 94303

$2,788,000
4 Beds
2 Baths
1,676 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908718
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
An outstanding location just moments to Greer Park, the Midtown Shopping Center, Stanford University, and top-ranked Palo Alto schools highlights this delightful Eichler gem with nearly 1,700 square feet of light-filled living space. Refreshed interiors enjoy new paint, hardwood floors, updated bathrooms, and numerous windows that embrace the Eichler concept of bringing the outside in. A brick fireplace anchors the living room, the open kitchen features quartz floors, and the backyard includes ample patio space plus a convenient shed with a concrete foundation, making it ideal for use as an office or playroom. And not only does this home provide convenient access to everything Palo Alto has to offer, it also is less than 10 minutes to Caltrain, and just over a half-mile to US 101 for Bay Area commuting.
$2,388,000 - 3Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
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$2,388,000

2390 Greer Rd Palo Alto, CA 94303

$2,388,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,324 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908723
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Bright, updated interiors and a location close to everything Palo Alto has to offer highlight this inviting 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home set in the charming Green Gables neighborhood. Refinished hardwood floors, new paint, and upgrades such as new kitchen appliances and new quartz countertops create a refreshed ambiance throughout, with a floorplan that includes the living room with a centerpiece fireplace, the dining room near the kitchen for easy entertaining, and spacious, comfortable bedrooms. The backyard offers great space for outdoor enjoyment with a large patio, and this home also includes an attached 2-car garage. Find yourself within walking distance of beautiful parks, a short drive to both University Avenue and the Midtown Shopping Center, and within easy reach of both Caltrain and US 101. Plus, children may attend acclaimed schools Duveneck Elementary, Greene Middle, and Palo Alto High (buyer to verify eligibility).
$6,950,000 - 6Br/4Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
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$6,950,000

950 Guinda St Palo Alto, CA 94301

$6,950,000
6 Beds
4 Baths
4,359 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908767
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Handsome Spanish style 6 BD/4 BA 3-story home in coveted Community Center boasts tremendous curb appeal. Spend your days in the open living area where the eat-in chefs kitchen w/ double Viking ovens, broad marble island & Sub-Zero fridge overlooks the welcoming family room & dining area. French doors open to a beautifully landscaped backyard w/ fire table & outdoor kitchen. Abundant cabinetry in the mud room-laundry room with sink & counter space. Upstairs, a large vaulted Primary Suite is a haven featuring a gas fireplace & huge walk-in closet. The Primary bath offers a fabulous soaking tub + double vanities. Upstairs offers 3 additional bedrooms & 1 bath. The bright basement offers 2 guest beds, 1 full bath, storage, and workout room, all centered around a media room w/ bar & kitchen. Tree lined Guinda Street is walkable to Addison Elementary, downtown PA for dining, shopping & more. Quiet private rear alleyway accesses the 2 car garage.
$759,000 - 3Br/3Ba -  for Sale in Hollister
Open House
$759,000

545 Sparrow St Hollister, CA 95023

$759,000
3 Beds
2.5 Baths
1,883 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908522
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Gorgeous 2 story home is move in ready and boasts; Thor SS appliances (dishwasher, stove), Quartz countertops, Mosaic Arizona tiles (backsplash), Kitchen Faucet-Delta Trinsic chrome, SS Kitchen sink-Amerisink Apron. Kitchen Cabinets-Birch/Benton Doors with brushed nickel pulls & garbage/recycle bin roll out. Tankless water heater, gas fireplace with two built in media cabinets, Bathrooms with Florestone SR Sink, Delta collins faucet, white marble countertops & backsplash, white 2 Vinyl shutters, Provenza luxury vinyl flooring, & all door handles satin nickel schlage. Yards: Eve outlet & switch (ideal for Holiday lighting), Covered Patio, Retaining wall with bullnose edging, retaining LED lighting, Artificial turf, Two tone stamped concrete, Widened driveway, Natural gas line for BBQ, mounted TV, Sun shades, water drip system front yard & retaining wall, Solar power, and much more.
$2,998,000 - 4Br/2Ba -  for Sale in Palo Alto
Open House
$2,998,000

2590 Ross Rd Palo Alto, CA 94303

$2,998,000
4 Beds
2 Baths
1,582 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81906873
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Handsomely updated with warm and contemporary details, this turn-key home in sought-after Midtown offers a flexible layout, 4 bedrooms and a generous backyard. The open concept living room, dining area and kitchen make for easy entertaining and an adjacent patio extends the living space outside. Down the hallway, a light-filled family room with access to the yard offers a comfortable space to play, study and watch TV. Additional comforts include abundant closets throughout, double paned windows and an attached garage with laundry and storage. Anchored by three magnificent redwood trees, the backyard is spacious and private with multiple areas to gather and relax. Top-rated Palo Alto schools, just two blocks from Midtown Shopping Center and minutes to the fantastic dining and shopping of Cal Ave. and Downtown Palo Alto, this home is a must see!
$1,299,000 - 6Br/3Ba -  for Sale in East Palo Alto
Open House
$1,299,000

311 Wisteria Dr East Palo Alto, CA 94303

$1,299,000
6 Beds
3 Baths
2,541 SqFt
Status Active
MLS # ML81908358
Property Type Single Family Home
Price Type --
Timeless custom design wrought iron gate opens to a house with a landscaped front yard that is adorned with beautifully maintained shrubbery and has a total of 6 BR,3 BA, and LR, kitchen, DR, 2 car side by side garage, driveway, and a shed in the backyard. The solar system was installed with energy efficiency, saving the new owners a lot of money on electrical bills. As you walk into this house through the front door there is clean stunning-looking laminate wood flooring in the spacious living room, family room with wood burning fireplace, and dining room. The place features window shutters, & recessed lights and the modern kitchen has nicely finished white cabinets, granite countertop, tiled backsplash with modern stainless steel appliances & tiled floors. There are 3 bedrooms and 1 bath out in the hallway on the main level. On the upper level as you walk up the stairs there is a bathroom, 2 bedrooms, and a master suite that has its own bathroom & an extra outside sink.

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