353 Costello Drive

353 Costello Drive, Los Altos

  • Beds 4
  • Baths 3.5
  • Living 4,015 sq ft
  • Lot 30,096 sq ft
  • Sold for $6,157,000

Rebuilt and reimagined in 2021 by ZSD Architects Inc, this spacious single level contemporary home offers a fabulous open-concept floor plan, a sleek chef’s kitchen with a luxe Thermador appliance package, privately located bedrooms, a serene primary suite with a private view deck and spa, an expansive bonus room, and an incredible outdoor living space complete with a gas fireplace, outdoor kitchen, level lawn, and breathtaking hill views. Around every corner you’ll find high-end finishes and fixtures, soaring ceilings, expansive windows, and access to the outdoors. Entertaining is a breeze in the central dining room and light-filled living room, and the great room design lends to gatherings of any size. The family room opens directly to the outdoor entertaining space, and through each tall window you have unobstructed views. An expertly designed, award-winning home, with an immensely private locale just moments to downtown.

Amenities of the Home include:

  • Rebuilt and reimagined in 2021 by renowned ZSD Architects Inc
  • An award-winning single-level contemporary home with designer style, high-end finishes and fixtures, and a fabulous open-concept floor plan
  • One of the most sought-after areas in Los Altos with all of the privacy and tranquility you find in the hills, but with a location that places you just moments from downtown Los Altos
  • Breathtaking views of the hills and surrounding area
  • 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms
  • Approximately 4,015 square feet
  • Lot size of approximately 30,096 square feet
  • A long private driveway extends from the end of a cul-de-sac to the vast motor court 
  • Attractive exterior with a stucco facade, contrasting black trim, crisp clean lines, and a metal roof
  • Impressive portico entrance
  • A custom glass-view door and sidelight opens to the bright foyer with pendant lighting overhead and wide-plank wood floors that extend throughout the entire home
  • The dining room features 5 LED pendant lights, two tall windows overlooking the patio and yard, built-in storage, and a display alcove
  • The living room has recessed lighting, a wall of windows with gorgeous hill views, sliding glass doors to the patio and yard, and glass floating shelves
  • A powder room features a modern floating vanity with under-cabinet lighting, and a tall mirror
  • The sleek chef’s kitchen features modern wood cabinetry, recessed lighting, full-height backsplashes, two skylights, a customized walk-in pantry, and an oversized island with soapstone countertops, a wide stainless steel sink with a pull-down faucet, and six LED pendant lights above
  • A long buffet counter has a wide picture window above, abundant storage below, as well as two Whirlpool wine refrigerators, and glass-front display cabinets
  • The luxe Thermador appliance package includes: hood, 6-burner gas cooktop with griddle, double-door refrigerator, dishwasher, double wall ovens, and an under-counter microwave
  • The casual dining area offers a sliding glass door to the back of the home and track lighting
  • The grand family room has double-height ceilings highlighted by natural wood paneling, recessed lighting, a linear gas fireplace with a recessed mantle above, tall rear-facing windows, a media center, and an entire wall of sliding glass doors and windows overlooking the outdoor living room and stunning hill views
  • The bedrooms are privately located in their own wing of the home, all connected by a sky-lit hallway
  • The first bedroom, or ideal home office, features a sliding glass door to the yard, a center drum light, a wall of closets with bifold doors, and an attached bathroom with a dual-sink vanity topped in quartz, tall medicine cabinet storage, a skylight, a door to the hall, and a glass-enclosed shower with a travertine surround and bench seat
  • The second bedroom has a window overlooking the back of the home and a closet with sliding doors
  • A bedroom suite enjoys a window overlooking the garden, a large closet with sliding doors, and an en suite bath with a quartz-topped single-sink vanity, and a tub with an overhead shower and quartz surround
  • The serene primary suite has ample closet storage including a customized walk-in closet, two entire walls of windows overlooking the hills, a sliding glass door to a private deck with a hot tub, and a spa-like bath with tile floors, a modern floating dual-sink vanity with soapstone counters and crisp white vessel sinks, a free-standing soaking tub, view windows, and a frameless glass-enclosed stall shower with a rain shower head and handheld spray
  • The laundry room features a glass-view door to the yard, coat hanging space, and a stainless steel sink with soapstone counter 
  • A large bonus room features expansive windows, a sliding glass door to the back of the home, hanging strip lighting, and low profile carpet
  • The striking outdoor living room is completely covered and features a focal-point to-the-ceiling linear gas fireplace, ample entertaining space, and an outdoor kitchen with a built-in barbecue, prep counter, and sink
  • A stretch of level lawn extends to a flagstone patio with a partial pergola covering
  • On the side of the home is a fully enclosed garden with extensive raised beds
  • Detached three-car garage with tool storage and epoxy floors
  • Remodel of an old faux Mansard house
  • The house retains as much of the existing structure as possible but integrates a more sustainable form of architecture that re-articulates the massing and facade in a contemporary way reflective of its time and place
  • 2022 International Design Award Silver Prize
  • AIA Silicon Valley Home Tour of the Year, 2022
  • Acclaimed Los Altos schools: Loyola Elementary, Blach Middle School, Los Altos High School (buyer to confirm enrollment)
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Specific Schools

Elementary School

Loyola Elementary School

Middle School

Blach Middle School

High School

Los Altos High School

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