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26545 Purissima Road
Los Altos Hills
OFFERED FOR $2,998,000
Amenities of the Home include:
  • 5 bedrooms and 4 baths arranged on one level
  • Originally built in 1954 and then remodeled and expanded by the current owners in 1992
  • A long driveway leads to the “flag” lot position that provides seclusion from the street and neighboring homes
  • An inviting, Zen-like courtyard has an arbor-covered slate tile walkway culminating at a water feature before the front door; walls of stone frame the area and a staircase leading to an elevated garden 
  • An entire wall of glass, including a frameless glass front door, creates contemporary flair at the entrance; the foyer introduces slate tile floors that continue into the main living areas; an all-wood cathedral ceiling has a dramatic skylight 
  • Step down to the spacious living room with slate tile floor beneath a beamed and paneled cathedral ceiling with track lighting; an entire wall of glass rises to the ceiling peak and offers views of the rear grounds; a wood-burning fireplace is outlined in slate; French doors on each side of the room, surrounded by wall paneling, provide access to the grounds and crushed stone walkways
  • The formal dining room has wood-paneled walls and ceiling, slate floors, and a chandelier; floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the front courtyard
  • The spacious kitchen, with paneled cathedral ceiling and track lights, is finished with rich wood cabinetry topped with solid slab counters, including a large island and built-in desk center; a convenient pass-through above the sink connects to the adjacent hallway and windows overlooking the rear grounds
  • Within the kitchen is a window-lined area overlooking the garden courtyard, with a skylight for additional natural light, that offers space for casual dining 
  • Appliances include: Dacor 5-burner gas cooktop; Dacor oven; Kenmore dishwasher; LG stainless steel refrigerator
  • Just off the kitchen, the family room continues the slate tile floor beneath an all-wood cathedral ceiling with huge skylight; a wood-burning fireplace, surrounded in concrete blocks, is flanked by built-in cabinetry; sliding glass doors open to the rear patio and grounds
  • A versatile, carpeted room just off the family room is ideal for an office, playroom, or den; vaulted wood ceiling with track lights
  • Located off the family room are a slate-appointed full bath with shower and a large laundry room with outside entrance
  • Extending from the foyer to the bedroom wing is a central hallway with skylight and slate floor
  • Bedrooms 1 and 2 have carpeting, a wood-paneled vaulted ceiling, and wardrobe closet
  • Convenient to bedrooms 1 and 2 is an updated bathroom with outside entrance to the courtyard; features include a vaulted wood ceiling, a long, marble-tiled vanity, and tiled shower
  • Bedrooms 3 and 4 have a cathedral wood ceiling, corner windows, a wardrobe closet, and carpet; a nearby French door in the hallway opens to the rear grounds
  • Serving bedrooms 3 and 4 is an updated full bath with slate floor, marble vanity, and tiled shower with frameless glass enclosure
  • Featuring a French door to the front courtyard, the carpeted master bedroom suite has a cathedral wood ceiling with track lights and a walk-in closet; the en suite master bath is updated in tile and travertine and includes a dual-sink vanity, shower, deep tub beneath corner windows, plus a huge skylight in the cathedral ceiling
  • Attached 2-car garage with loft storage
  • Dual pane windows throughout
  • Vast rear grounds with numerous raised beds for gardening and ample space for recreational development, a vineyard, or gardens
  • Complete seismic retrofit as part of 1992 remodel
  • Approximately 3,453 square feet of living space
  • Lot size of approximately 44,145 square feet (1.013 acres)
  • Top-rated Palo Alto schools: Nixon Elementary (API 955); Terman Middle (API 968); Gunn High (API 917)
  • Disclosures available upon request from agent
Specific Schools

Elementary School

Lucille M. Nixon Elementary

Middle School

Ellen Fletcher Middle School

High School

Henry M. Gunn High

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  • Spacious home with a mid-century country ambiance
  • Tremendous privacy at the end of a long driveway off the main road
  • 5 bedrooms, office, and 4 full baths
  • Approximately 3,453 square feet 
  • Slate tile floors in the main living areas
  • All-wood vaulted ceilings throughout plus numerous skylights
  • Dramatic walls of glass 
  • Expansive rear grounds with space for development
  • Lot size of approximately 44,145 square feet (1.013 acres)
  • Close-in location less than 2 miles to the Village
  • Excellent Palo Alto schools