2297 Ramona St

2297 Ramona Street, Palo Alto

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.5
  • Living 2,954 sq ft
  • Lot 6,750 sq ft
  • Sold for $3,900,000

A special Old Palo Alto home that blends traditional charm with modern convenience. From the classic white picket fence, to the gorgeous millwork, to the flowing floor plan, this home has a warm, airy ambiance throughout that truly makes it the perfect place to call home. In every room, light pours in through expansive French windows revealing idyllic garden views. Experience the joy of effortless entertaining and crafting meals in the gourmet kitchen, designed for style and functionality, while interacting with family and guests in the spacious family room with 14 ft vaulted ceilings and access to the garden. Relax in the serenity of the partially covered patio or garden rooms, where seasonal colors abound without and within through intentionally placed window walls that capture picturesque garden scenery. Enjoy options for office space, and retreat to the main-level master with garden access. A place where memories are waiting to be made, just blocks to California Ave and Midtown.

Amenities of the Home include:

  • Assuredly this home will bring its inhabitants joy – in June awake to find a blooming purple Jacaranda just outside the expansive windows, as well as gorgeous hydrangeas, and imagine a serene, early morning yoga stretch looking out at the rose gardens full of white and red roses through two floor-to-ceiling arched windows 
  • A special Old Palo Alto home offering expansive windows, soaring ceilings, and an ideal layout for modern family living
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows in nearly every single room of the home offer unparalleled natural light
  • The enchanting outdoor space provides a vast partially covered patio, level lawn for play, and a lovely garden patio 
  • Incredible location mere blocks to California Avenue shopping and dining, Midtown, and local parks
  • After visiting one of 20 nearby different dining experiences on California Avenue, enjoy a 5 minutes stroll home and as you return, you will love the aesthetic of the foyer and chandelier peering through the arched window – a prideful and joyful experience every time
  • 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms
  • Approximately 2,954 square feet
  • Picture-perfect curb appeal framed by a classic white picket fence and featuring mature shade trees, lush lawn areas, and a pebblestone pathway lined by manicured hedges leading to the inviting covered porch and entrance
  • The entry foyer introduces gleaming hardwood floors that continue throughout the entire main level 
  • A pair of glass doors open to the formal living room which centers around a wood burning fireplace surrounded by painted brick, and features an expansive front-facing window, tall side window for added natural light, and recessed lighting
  • The elegant formal dining room features a striking chandelier, handsome wainscot and crown moldings, recessed lighting, a front-facing picture window, and direct access to the kitchen for easy entertaining
  • Kitchen is designed with the perfect configuration for efficient preparation while serving many guests – from the the refrigerator placement, to the wide sink, to the spice cabinet situated adjacent to the range and double wall oven (crucial for preparing items at varying temperatures), and ending with the vast peninsula counter ideal for plating or enjoying guests perched at the bar seats – the space works like a charm for hosting as many as 65 people 
  • The gourmet kitchen offers crisp white cabinets topped with contrasting granite countertops, glass-front upper cabinets, deep stainless steel sink with a window above, and full-height tile backsplashes
  • With all of the other great features, the highlight of the kitchen is the oversized sink for both prep and cleaning pots and pans
  • Especially beneficial for holidays and large-scale celebrations – the family room can be converted to a large dining room with room for a 24 person table with views of the gardens
  • Appliances include: Frigidaire 4-burner gas range, Frigidaire refrigerator, Sharp microwave, KitchenAid dishwasher, and two Frigidaire ovens
  • Sitting between the kitchen and the family room, a large casual dining area presents patio views and access to the grounds through wide glass French doors
  • Vaulted ceilings tower over the bright family room which features a stunning arched window perfectly framing garden views, gas fireplace with marble tile surround and traditional mantelpiece, recessed lighting, and corner media center
  • Serving the main living areas is a marble-appointed powder room with designer French pedestal sink
  • The spacious master bedroom suite is well-placed on the main level offering double glass doors to the partially covered patio, center drum light, recessed lighting, entire wall of closets, and en suite bath with tile floors, furniture-style vanity, and spa tub with overhead shower
  • Down a flight of stairs, a carpeted recreation room or home office has sliding doors to a light well patio, recessed lighting, closet behind bifold doors, large walk-in storage closet, access to an expansive storage area, and a full bathroom with tile floors, single-sink vanity, and glass-enclosed stall shower
  • Upstairs bedroom one features plush carpet, an arched window overlooking the front of the home, vaulted ceilings, a modern lighted ceiling fan, and large closet
  • Carpeted bedroom two has windows on two walls, vaulted ceilings, and a customized closet with sliding doors
  • The third upstairs bedroom features carpeted floors, a garden view window, vaulted ceilings, and a large closet
  • A hall bathroom boasts decorative tile floors, single-sink vanity, glass-enclosed tub with overhead shower and crisp decorative tile surround
  • The beautiful rear yard is surrounded by tall hedges providing complete privacy, and starts with a vast partially covered paver stone patio inviting al fresco dining and entertaining, and from there a flagstone path leads past an area of lush lawn for play, and ends with a serene garden room filled with manicured hedges and flowering rose bushes; an ornate gate leads to the fenced in driveway and the front of the home
  • Detached 1-car garage
  • Lot size of approximately 6,750 square feet
  • Excellent Palo Alto schools: Walter Hays Elementary, Jordan Middle School, Palo Alto High School (buyer to confirm enrollment)
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Specific Schools

Elementary School

Walter Hays Elementary

Middle School

Greene Middle School

High School

Palo Alto High