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87 S 17th Street
San Jose
SOLD FOR $965,000
OFFERED FOR $898,000
Amenities of the Home include:
  • 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms arranged on one level
  • A row of towering palm trees spans the entire sidewalk-lined street; manicured lawn, and gardens border a wide walkway to the elevated front entrance; carved corbels add classic Craftsman detail along the steeply pitched roofline
  • A true divided light glass door with matching sidelights opens to the enclosed sun porch; tile flooring, lighted ceiling fan, and wall of true divided light windows; double glass doors at the end open to the breakfast room
  • From the sun porch, a second door, with beveled edge glass and operable sidelights with full height screens, opens to the foyer
  • The foyer introduces the fine hardwood flooring that continues into the living and dining rooms and bedrooms; a period-style center light and sconces illuminate the space; richly stained built-in banquette seating, wainscot paneling, and wood framing at the entrance to the living room and dining room
  • A picture window, topped with three stained glass transoms, sets the tone for the spacious living room; a warm fireplace, outlined with a stone mantelpiece, is flanked by stained glass windows, built-in cabinetry with leaded glass fronts, and a seating banquette; sconce lighting plus a tray ceiling with ceiling fan
  • Period details continue into the formal dining room including tall solid wood wainscot, crown moldings, and a focal-point built-in china cabinet with leaded glass doors; tray ceiling with brass chandelier and interior windows overlooking the enclosed sun porch
  • Updated kitchen has painted Craftsman-style cabinetry topped with Carrara marble slab or wood counters; tile finishes the floor
  • Stainless steel appliances include a GE Monogram gas range with 4 burners, grill, and oven, plus a mini Bosch dishwasher
  • The bright breakfast room has painted wainscot paneling, two entire walls of windows, plus true divided light glass doors opening to the enclosed sun porch
  • A service porch off the kitchen has a half-bath, steps down to the basement, plus glass door to the rear yard
  • Bedroom 1 has direct access to the half-bath and to bedroom 2; Douglas fir flooring, lighted ceiling fan, and wardrobe closet
  • Bedrooms 2 and 3 each with Douglas fir flooring, recessed lighting, and a large closet 
  • The updated bathroom has a beadboard wainscot, a pedestal sink, Carrara marble tile flooring, and a tub with overhead shower surrounded in subway-set tile
  • Large basement with laundry area, sink, and abundant storage space plus attic for storage
  • Central air conditioning
  • Detached 2-car garage preceded by a manually gated driveway of randomly placed bouquet canyon stones
  • Spacious and private rear yard has level lawn plus 2 prolific Meyer lemon trees and 1 blood orange tree
  • Approximately 1,694 square feet of living space
  • Lot size of approximately 7,040 square feet
  • Naglee Park neighborhood in downtown San Jose and just 6 blocks to San Jose State University 
  • Schools: Horrace Mann Elementary, Peter Burnett Middle, and San Jose High (buyer to confirm)
Specific Schools

Elementary School

Horace Mann Elementary

Middle School

Peter Burnett Middle

High School

San Jose High

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  • Original Arts and Crafts circa 1919 home with some updates
  • 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths
  • Approximately 1,694 square feet
  • Finely finished hardwood or Douglas fir flooring in most rooms
  • Beautiful wood millwork, wainscot, and stained glass, all deemed to be original
  • Picture rail moldings, brass hardware, and period lighting
  • Updated kitchen and bathroom
  • Enclosed sun porch and separate breakfast room
  • Large basement with laundry area
  • Detached 2-car garage and gated driveway
  • Lot size of approximately 7,040 square feet with spacious rear yard
  • Naglee Park neighborhood in downtown San Jose, just 6 blocks to San Jose State University