180 Monroe Rent

180 Monroe Drive, Palo Alto

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3
  • Living 2,597 sq ft
  • Lot 8,700 sq ft
  • Offered at $6,800/month

Located in a desirable, central location this stately home has an ideal floor plan for family living with three bedrooms including the expansive primary suite on the top floor, and a main-level fourth bedroom or office with access to a full bath. The home has southern exposure and beautiful natural light throughout, dramatic vaulted ceilings, and newly refinished oak hardwood floors. Overlooking the resort-style yard, the chef’s kitchen has white quartz countertops and high-end appliances, and opens directly to the spacious family room and yard. The outdoor space invites large-scale entertaining with a luxe outdoor kitchen, extensive lawn area for play, pergola-covered patio with a built-in heater, a large flagstone patio, and mature landscaping. Perfectly placed minutes to California Ave and Castro St shops and restaurants, tech employers such as Google and Meta, and steps to Caltrain and the San Antonio Transit Center. A home that has it all, steps to grocery stores, shopping, and entertainment!

Amenities of the Home include:

  • 12 month lease
  • Security deposit: $10,200
  • A stately home with an ideal floor plan for family living in an incredible, central location
  • Three light-filled upstairs bedrooms including the expansive primary suite, plus a main floor 4th bedroom or office with an adjacent full bath
  • Classic curb appeal with a crisp wood-look paneled exterior, and a freshly landscaped front yard filled with blossoming iceberg roses, hydrangeas, and fragrant lavender 
  • Entire exterior freshly painted in a modern, designer color scheme in March 2022
  • A wide walkway leads to a two-story portico entrance and generous, fully-covered slate-tile front porch
  • Southern exposure along with two large skylights, double French doors, sliding glass door, and walls of windows combine to fill the home with gorgeous natural light
  • Dramatic vaulted ceilings create a feeling of tremendous volume
  • Gorgeous refinished solid oak hardwood floors throughout the entire home
  • Freshly updated from top to bottom, and entirely turn-key
  • 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
  • Approximately 2,597 square feet
  • Lot size of approximately 8,700 square feet
  • The two-story foyer features a clerestory window and introduces rich solid oak hardwood floors and a striking open staircase and upstairs catwalk, with railings color-matched to the floors and interior trim
  • The impressive living room features tall windows on two full walls including a front-facing bay window with garden views, soaring vaulted ceilings, and sconce lighting
  • The open formal dining room has vaulted ceilings, a tall display cabinet, and a circular candle-style chandelier
  • The chef’s kitchen is open to the casual dining area and stuns with deep white quartz countertops, mosaic tile full-height backsplashes, pot filler, handsome white cabinetry, a large skylight, a wide stainless steel sink with a greenhouse window above, a wide peninsula counter with breakfast bar seating, and a convenient butler’s pantry with glass-front display cabinets above
  • High-end appliances include: BlueStar high-BTU 4-burner gas range with 12-inch charbroiler, Wolf range hood with 1500 CFM remote, roof-mounted blower, Bosch dishwasher, and a Jenn-Air French-door refrigerator
  • The light casual dining area is fully open to the family room and has a hexagonal tray ceiling with recessed lights and double French doors opening to a brick patio, outdoor kitchen and the backyard
  • The spacious family room has sliding glass doors to the pergola-covered patio and yard, a tall tray ceiling with recessed lighting, and a focal-point fireplace with a granite surround
  • A main-level bedroom is an ideal guest room or home office, and has a center light, side-facing window, and a large walk-in closet
  • A full main-level bathroom has travertine tile floors, a granite-topped single-sink vanity, and a custom, travertine-tiled stall shower with a frameless half-inch glass enclosure
  • The laundry room has tile floors, upper linen storage, and a Samsung washer and a Kenmore dryer
  • The first upper-level bedroom features a center light, a closet with mirrored doors that spans an entire wall and features a custom closet organization system, and a window overlooking the backyard
  • The next bedroom has a center light, a closet with mirrored doors that spans an entire wall and features a custom closet organization system, and a rear-facing window overlooking the backyard
  • The hall bathroom features checkerboard tile floors, a single-sink vanity, and a glass-enclosed tub with an overhead shower and tile surround 
  • The expansive primary suite features vaulted ceilings with recessed lighting, a modern lighted ceiling fan, a spacious walk-in closet with a custom closet organization system and an exterior window, windows on two bedroom walls for natural light, and a spacious ensuite bath with tile floors, a wraparound dual-sink vanity, a deep jacuzzi tub, a large shower with a frameless half-inch glass enclosure, a private water closet and a custom-made built-in linen cabinet
  • Outside, the entertainer’s dream backyard features a luxe outdoor kitchen, an extensive lawn area for play, a pergola-covered patio with built-in heating to be enjoyed year round, mature, tall perimeter trees for added privacy, several productive fruit trees, and a large flagstone patio
  • The stacked stone outdoor kitchen features granite countertops, a built-in outdoor refrigerator, a two-burner, high-BTU gas cooktop, under mount sink with solid stainless-steel faucet and garbage disposal, and built-in storage
  • Low-voltage lighting illuminates the outdoor kitchen as well as the entire back and side yard areas
  • Attached, generous two-car garage with built-in storage and a utility sink
  • 200 Amp electric service with 100 Amp subpanel in garage allows for easy installation of an electric vehicle charger
  • All utilities are run underground from the street to house increasing curb appeal
  • Incredible location mid-way between highways 101 and 280, and allows an easy commute up and down the peninsula to major tech employers such as Google, Meta, and Apple
  • Five minutes from California Avenue shops, restaurants, and farmers’ market
  • Ten minutes from vibrant downtown Mountain View
  • Steps to public transportation including the San Antonio Caltrain station and the San Antonio (bus) transit center
  • Desirable neighborhood steps to Safeway, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, Kohl’s, Walmart, Target, Icon Theater, The Village at San Antonio Center, Chef Chu’s, Dittmer’s, and more!
  • Excellent Los Altos schools: Santa Rita Elementary, Egan Junior High, Los Altos High School (buyer to confirm enrollment)
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Specific Schools

Elementary School

Santa Rita Elementary

Jr. High School

Egan Junior High School

High School

Los Altos High School

  • 201 Almond Ave
  • Grades: 9-12
  • School Type: High School
  • Student Enrollment: 1663
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