786 Palo Alto Avenue, Palo Alto
Rarely available remodeled quintessential bungalow in an incredibly convenient location just blocks to downtown Palo Alto, Stanford University and commute routes. This home has been lovingly maintained and restored keeping original period details and blending modern conveniences. The arched solid door with three inset glass panels welcomes you to the home with refinished hardwood floors, newer dual pane windows and many recent updates throughout. The living room features double hung wrap around dual pane windows and beautiful shades operable from the top or bottom. A wood burning fireplace with brick mantel and soapstone hearth is the focal point of the room. Wide opening to the sun-drenched breakfast room with original china cabinets flanking the French door and celestial windows opening to the rear yard. The dining area is completely open to the kitchen creating a great room ambiance with lovely views from the multiple windows. The recently updated kitchen features high end appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolfe steam oven,cast iron farm-style sink, Blue Star professional stove, soapstone counters, tile brick backsplash and penny round tile inlaid floor. Concealed Miele washer dryer is in the mud room with vaulted ceiling off of the kitchen. Two lovely sized bedrooms each served by a bath with soapstone counter, one with bath and one with a glass enclosed shower. The enchanting rear yard is private and sunny with brick patio and planting beds. There is also a bonus room for an office, gym or flexible use space with a private entry and skylight. An extremely rare opportunity on a creekside street, surrounded by beautiful homes and all within blocks of downtown Palo Alto, shops and restaurants. Excellent Palo Alto schools.