What You Get For $3,000,000 in Woodside, Palo Alto, and Los Altos

Housing options on the peninsula are as diverse as our geography and as diverse as the people who make up our community. We can accommodate a wide variety of preferences and lifestyles. Whether your definition of what constitutes home is a remote woodland retreat with acreage in the mountains, a modern turnkey pied-à-terre close to freeway commute routes, or a traditional Colonial, walking distance to a charming town center—we’ve got a home that will work for you.

WHAT A craftsman style retreat in the forested hills above Woodside
HOW MUCH $2,990,000
HOME SIZE ±4,920 sf / ±1,000 sf cottage
LOT SIZE 10 acres
PRICE PER SQ FT $505
OPPORTUNITY Completed in 2008, this handsome 5 bedroom / 5 bath custom home features rustic hardwood floors and craftsman style architectural details throughout. Built on a gentle slope and arranged on three levels, almost all of the rooms enjoy beautiful woodland views. Eco-friendly technologies maximize this home’s energy efficiency. Majestic redwoods line the winding road up the hill to this remote Woodside property that enjoys total privacy. The location is 1 mile from Alice’s Restaurant, and 6 miles from Robert’s Market.
LISTED BY Stephanie Nash, Alain Pinel Realtors, 650.995.3820

WHAT Brand new contemporary style home
HOW MUCH $2,995,000
HOME SIZE ±2,459 sf
LOT SIZE ±3,629 sf lot with shared driveway
PRICE PER SQ FT $1,218
OPPORTUNITY The vibe is chic and urban, yet inviting in this 3 bedroom / 2.5 bath home. Clean lines and sleek finishes are balanced by natural woods and soft hues. The floor plan is open and multi-functional with high ceilings and oversized windows throughout. The small, low maintenance lot affords an entertaining patio and a small garden area. Its location, two miles from downtown Palo Alto and close to the 101 Freeway, means a convenient spot for commuters.
LISTED BY Nathalie de Saint Andrieu, Pacific Union, 650.804.9696

WHAT 1929 Monterey Colonial close to downtown Los Altos
HOW MUCH $2,988,000
HOME SIZE ±2,255 sf
LOT SIZE ±6,525 sf
PRICE PER SQ FT $1,325
OPPORTUNITY Located in the town’s most desirable neighborhood, this classic 3 bedroom / 2 bath Monterey colonial home retains its period charm. Its rustic hewn beams, built-in cabinetry and original architectural details have been lovingly maintained. The kitchen and baths are updated. French doors to the patio, balcony and roof deck invite outdoor enjoyment. Its location on University Avenue, a tree lined street that boasts a beautiful mix of architectural styles, puts the home a few short blocks from the village center.
LISTED BY Jo Buchanan and Stuart Bowen, Coldwell Banker, 650.949.8506