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265 W Portola Avenue
Los Altos
SOLD FOR $3,000,000
OFFERED FOR $2,995,000
Amenities of the Home include:
  • 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms
  • Beautiful curb appeal framed by a white picket fence with charming vine-covered, gated arbor
  • Outstanding location walking distance to the Los Altos Village, blocks to Whole Foods Market, less than one-half mile to San Antonio Center, just over one mile to Caltrain, and midway between Highways 101 and 280 for easy commuting
  • Manicured front yard intersected with herringbone patterned walkways
  • A farmhouse-style covered front porch draped with flowering vines spans the front of the home
  • Front door with inlaid fan light opens to a foyer and continuing hallway where a focal point staircase ascends to the upper level past a tall bank of windows with plantation shutters; a large skylight above the stairs adds natural light
  • Fine hardwood floors begin at the front door and continue into dining room, kitchen, and family room
  • Step down, spacious living room with expansive side and front windows, crown moldings, and carpeted floor; a wood-burning fireplace outlined in marble is set beneath a to-the-ceiling mantelpiece flanked by open and concealed shelves
  • Formal dining room opens through double French doors to a large deck that wraps around to the covered front porch; a ceiling medallion in the tray ceiling showcases a modern iron chandelier
  • Remodeled kitchen has white cabinetry topped in contrasting granite slab with mosaic tile backsplashes; beadboard-paneled island is topped with butcher block, peninsula with counter seating, plus large casual dining area; a desk center is built into a bay window and outlined with bookshelves, perfect for cookbooks
  • All-white appliances include a gas cooktop, KitchenAid oven and microwave, LG dishwasher, LG refrigerator, and instant hot water at the dual-compartment sink
  • Large, main-level office, with private outside entrance or through the adjoining laundry room, has a wall of built-in cabinetry, including a desk center, laminate wood floors, and numerous recessed lights
  • Upstairs master bedroom has a tray ceiling with detailed moldings and lighted fan, carpet, plantation shutters, and French door to a large deck; walk-in customized closet; en suite bath finished in white tile has separate vanities, a tub, rain glass shower, private commode room, and abundant built-in dresser drawers
  • Two additional bedrooms, each with vaulted ceiling and lighted fan, carpet, and organized closet with bi-fold doors
  • Full bath, with direct access from each bedroom, has tile finishes, a single-sink vanity, tub with overhead shower, and private commode room
  • Other features include: main-level powder room with wainscot paneling; huge all-cedar pantry/wine cellar located off the family room; laundry room with Maytag washer and dryer, tile floor, and access to the bonus room; off-street parking; large architecturally styled storage building behind a driveway gate
  • Private rear yard with vast tiled patios, hot tub, lawn, plus covered deck
  • Approximately 2,594 square feet of living space
  • Top-rated Los Altos schools: Santa Rita Elementary; Egan Junior High; Los Altos High
Specific Schools

Elementary School

Santa Rita Elementary

Jr. High School

Egan Junior High School

High School

Los Altos High School

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  • 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths
  • Large office with private entrance
  • Excellent location walking distance to downtown Los Altos
  • Approximately 2,594 square feet of living space
  • Farmhouse style with inviting covered front porch draped in flowering vines
  • Light designer color throughout
  • Fine hardwood floors in some rooms
  • Spacious living room with fireplace
  • Formal dining room opens to a private deck
  • Remodeled granite kitchen and adjoining family room
  • Upstairs bedrooms, including master suite
  • Huge all-cedar pantry/wine cellar
  • Entertainer’s rear yard with vast patio space, lawn and hot tub
  • Lot size of approximately 6,930 square feet
  • Just blocks to Whole Foods Market and San Antonio Center
  • Excellent Los Altos schools