210 Alta Vista Avenue | Hugh Cornish : Real Estate of Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Palo Alto. Peninsula homes of the Bay Area.

210 Alta Vista Avenue, Los Altos

  • Sold
  • Out in the Country, Close to Town



    Welcome to this marvelous, two-story farm house, constructed in 1900 and meticulously renovated to accommodate twenty-first century living. The four-bedroom, three and one half-bath main house is set on a large lot at the end of a cul-de-sac. The first story incorporates a living room, formal dining room, home office, kitchen, family room, and guest powder room. There are four bedrooms, and three baths on the second story, including a serene master suite. The spacious attic has been converted to a playroom, and the basement includes a wine cellar/tasting room. A one-bedroom, one- bath guest house comes equipped with a full kitchen. The grounds encompass a bluestone patio with an outdoor kitchen, and swimming pool, as well as a sunny picnic spot beside the woodland creek.

    • Mahogany double doors open from the wraparound porch into the entry hall
    • The living room features elaborate crown moldings with a garland motif
    • In the dining room a period-style chandelier hangs from a center medallion
    • French doors open from the home office to the wraparound porch
    • The updated kitchen is lined with custom, paneled cabinetry
    • A fireplace with a marble hearth and surround warms the family room
    • Four bedrooms and three and one half baths include

      • A master suite with a generous walk-in closet and luxurious marble bath
      • Two additional bedrooms share a full bath
      • A fourth bedroom with a walk-in closet and private full bath
      • A guest powder room with a pedestal sink located off the entry