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490 University Avenue, Los Altos

Stunning Craftsman Home Less Than One-Half Mile to the Village

Listing Agent: Kathy Bridgman
Bed6Bath3.5SQ FT5,000Lot Size9,511Offered At$ 5,450,000Sold for$ 5,450,000

This stunning three-story home combines the architectural design of a classic Craftsman with chic, sophisticated interiors. Flawless details unfold at every turn with fine hardwood flooring, crisp white millwork, and a smart selection of tiles and stones. Thoughtfully arranged for everyday living as well as formal entertaining, the floor plan also includes a recreation room, 6 bedrooms, an office, and 3.5 bathrooms. Outside, the grounds are equally impressive with abundant privacy, dining and lounging terraces, a fireplace, and a built-in barbecue center. Plus, this home has access to a community pool shared with just 5 families. All of this, plus an outstanding location on Los Altos’ premier street bordered by a 6-acre redwood grove nature preserve and less than one-half mile to the Village, makes this the perfect place to call home in Silicon Valley.

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Los Altos Community Information

Located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains, Los Altos is one of the Bay Area's premier communities, due in large part to the city's natural beauty and convenient location between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Originally an agricultural town with many summer cottages, Los Altos is now a thriving bedroom community known for its beautiful parks and tree-lined streets. Country lanes run throughout the town and are lined with cozy ranch-style houses as well as larger, custom Mediterranean, contemporary, and traditional-style homes. To help maintain the small-town feel of the city, commercial zones within Los Altos are strictly limited to the downtown area and the small shopping and office parks lining Foothill Expressway and El Camino Real. Bucolic charm and unmatched location make Los Altos a great place to call home.

Schools

Gardner Bullis Elementary
25890 Fremont Rd
API score: 946
Grades: K-6
Student Enrollment: 246
Ardis G. Egan Junior High
100 West Portola Ave
API score: 976
Grades: 7-8
Student Enrollment: 534
Los Altos High
201 Almond Ave
API score: 895
Grades: 9-12
Student Enrollment: 1663