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41 Hawthorne Avenue, Los Altos

  • Beds 5
  • Baths 3.5
  • Living 3,174 sq ft
  • Lot 15,000 sq ft
  • Offered at $4,198,000
  • Sold for $4,220,000

Mere steps from downtown, this classic Tudor home has a charming, old-world feel with the benefit of modern upgrades and solid craftsmanship. The exterior presents a traditional steep pitched roof and neutral toned half-timbering, while the interior is saturated with natural light and has views of verdant wildlife gardens. Throughout the home, you’ll be pleased to find intricate woodwork, original oak floors, and a generous amount of storage. On the main level, enjoy spacious living spaces, an eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room fit for large-scale entertaining, and two bedrooms or options for office space. Upstairs, three bedrooms including the primary suite, plus two storage or flexible-use rooms center around an oversized landing. Experience true indoor/outdoor living with a large deck, terrace overlooking the gardens, an arbor covered pathway, and a stretch of level lawn for play. Classic and timeless, with an incredible downtown location moments to shops and restaurants.

Amenities of the Home include:

  • A classic Tudor home located directly across from downtown Los Altos providing unparalleled access to all of the wonderful shops, restaurants, Los Altos Library, and downtown events
  • 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms
  • Approximately 3,174 square feet
  • Lot size of approximately 15,000 square feet
  • All of the aesthetic charm, old-world feel, and solid craftsmanship of a circa 1924 home, but with modern upgrades such as new copper plumbing, dual-pane windows, a passive solar hot water heating panel, new electrical panel and wiring, and upper-level air conditioning
  • Views of Black Mountain through numerous windows
  • Gorgeous oak floors on the main level, and intricate woodwork throughout
  • Attractive curb appeal with a traditional steep pitched roofline, front-facing gables, and half-timbering finished in light, neutral tones
  • Shaded by a mature Heritage Oak, a wide paver stone walkway guides you through prolific foliage to the arched entrance
  • A solid wood door with a decorative stained glass accent opens to a lovely sitting room with front and side-facing windows with views of Black Mountain, and a French door to the kitchen
  • The spacious living room enjoys recessed lighting, an expansive picture window overlooking the front gardens, a focal-point gas fireplace outlined in granite with a traditional mantelpiece, and two side-facing windows for added natural light
  • The eat-in kitchen has crisp white cabinetry with antique hardware, deep Corian countertops and full-height backsplashes, a door to the outdoors, and a light-filled casual dining area with steps down to the basement and wraparound windows revealing views of the wildlife garden and terrace
  • High-end appliances include: Miele 5-burner electric cooktop with a commercial-grade hood overhead, Miele oven, Bosch dishwasher, and a Fisher & Paykel refrigerator
  • Serving the main living space, a half bathroom has a wall-mounted sink and a tall storage cabinet
  • Fit for large-scale entertaining, the formal dining room presents garden views through numerous windows, two rows of dimmable lights, a center light, and double French doors to the deck and the yard allowing for quintessential indoor/outdoor living
  • The first main-level bedroom has a center light, two tall windows for natural light, and a deep walk-in closet
  • The second main-level bedroom has two flush mount lights, a wall of built-in shelving and cabinetry, two tall windows, a closet with sliding doors, and a French door to the yard
  • The hall bathroom offers a wide single-sink vanity, windows overlooking the yard, and a tub with an overhead shower
  • At the top of the stairs, an oversized carpeted landing provides an entire wall of lighted bookshelves with soft-close drawers below, and space to relax, play, or study; glass double doors in the center of the built-ins lead to a large storage or flexible-use space with two additional storage areas off either side
  • The first upper-level bedroom has a tall pitched ceiling, built-in storage, a deep closet, carpeted floors, and a large window
  • The second bedroom features an entire wall of closets with sliding doors, a center light, carpeted floors, and a side-facing window
  • A hall bathroom serves the upper-level bedrooms and bonus space with cork tile floors, a wide Corian single-sink vanity, and a glass-enclosed stall shower with a handheld spray
  • An additional storage room offers bonus space with a window, built-ins, and a closet with a pocket door
  • The substantial primary suite features tall ceilings, windows overlooking the wraparound gardens, a center light, a large closet with mirrored doors, attic access, and an ensuite bath with cork tile floors, a wide Corian-topped vanity with a deep basin sink, and a soaking tub with an overhead shower, Corian surround, and glass-enclosure
  • The basement provides abundant storage space and includes a laundry area 
  • Spanning nearly the entire width of the home, the attic provides even more storage space
  • Extending around the side of the home, a durable Trex deck is ideal for entertaining and dining alfresco
  • Off the kitchen, a prolific wildlife garden opens to a partially fenced brick and pebble stone terrace making for a lovely sitting area
  • At the back of the home, an arbor covered walkway with drought tolerant plantings lines one edge of the level lawn area
  • A large garden area offers numerous raised beds
  • Detached two-car garage with a workbench and greenhouse window
  • An extensive motor court provides ample off-street parking and additional space to entertain
  • Los Altos schools: Covington Elementary, Egan Junior High, Los Altos High School (buyer to confirm enrollment)
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Specific Schools

Elementary School

Covington Elementary School

Jr. High School

Egan Junior High School

High School

Los Altos High School