556 Encina Avenue

556 Encina Avenue, Menlo Park

  • Sold
  • Charm and Seclusion



    Welcome to this charming, Ranch-style home, located on a secluded flag lot in unincorporated Menlo Park. Hardwood floors and wood-framed windows enhance this three-bedroom, two-bath home. Inside, the living/dining room, entry, and master suite surround a central patio with an arbor, installed by noted landscape artist Cevan Forristt. The kitchen and family room share a view of the front garden, a creation of the same designer. The rectangular swimming pool is backed by textured concrete planter and accented by a sculptural concrete fountain. This property is being offered separately, but may be purchased in combination with 552 Encina Avenue (the front lot) to form a parcel totaling approximately .495 of an acre.

    • The front door opens into a formal entry, currently used as a garden room
    • A wood burning fireplace with a gas starter is the focal point of the sunny living area
    • The dining area is distinguished by a built-in cupboard fronted by leaded glass
    • The kitchen has a full-sized, four-burner electric range with two ovens
    • Across the entry, the family room enjoys a view of the wonderful front garden
    • Three bedrooms include:

      • Master bedroom with a private bath and double closet
      • Second bedroom and third bedroom which share a second full bath

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