Give yourself the gift of an ideal location to call home right in the heart of Palo Alto Central. Walk to everything in the desirable and charming California Avenue shopping district from grocery shopping at the Mollie Stones market, the Apple store (DT Palo Alto), services, and boutiques to a variety of about 50 popular restaurants or catch the CalTrain scheduled to be converted to electric by 2021.
Within a half mile to Stanford University, the University Avenue neighborhood, Town and Country and the Stanford Shopping Center, this fabulous two-level condominium is located in a private and quiet gated complex at 155 California Street, #G202. Hop on the free shuttle to the university, enjoy the nearby top-rated schools including Escondido Elementary, Frank S. Green Jr. Middle, and Palo Alto High School, or stroll to one of several neighborhood parks including Jerry Bowden Park. Freeway access is also convenient to catch commute routes into Silicon Valley.
This light-filled living space features almost 1,300 square feet in a turnkey condition with many updated features including an open floor plan, bamboo floors, a beautifully updated kitchen, balcony, washer and dryer, recessed lights, fireplace, wood blinds, and a $20,000 central air conditioning.
There are two large bedrooms upstairs each with its own vanity area and shared Jack and Jill bathroom that can easily be converted into two full bathrooms as other neighbors have done. An additional powder room is located on the main level.
The kitchen was recently updated to the tune of about $30,000 and features sleek European style Baubox cabinetry with custom lighting, pullout shelving and pantry shelves, a Blanco silgranite sink and quartz counters and backsplash. Stainless appliances include a Bosch dishwasher and Samsung refrigerator. A front-facing window welcomes natural light into the kitchen while stylish pendant lighting illuminates the breakfast bar. A dining and living room area offers lots of space to customize for your lifestyle. Create a home office space, or formal dining. There is also a wood-burning fireplace. A sliding glass door opens to a private balcony area and wonderful outdoor space to relax and entertain.
Upstairs are two bedrooms including one with two closets and a front-facing bedroom with sliding mirrored closet doors and insulated windows.
The HOA fee covers earthquake insurance, water and garbage. Additional features include a large storage closet under the stairs, gated lower level garage parking with elevator access, and a dedicated storage unit.
Located 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles north of San Jose, Palo Alto is one of the most sought after communities in the San Francisco Bay Area. Home to about 67,000 residents, Palo Alto is ideally located with easy access to Interstate 280, and Highways 101 and 84 including the Dumbarton and San Mateo bridges. Caltrain is widely used in Palo Alto, as are the numerous bike paths and an intercity shuttle. Palo Alto has vibrant downtown districts, and is known as the “birthplace of the Silicon Valley.”