2240 Cowper Street PALO ALTO CA 94301

$ 9,750,000

This extraordinary Old Palo Alto home is a classic tribute to modernism embracing simplicity, livability, and connection between interior and exterior spaces. The homes flowing open floor plan features elegant, generous-sized rooms with uncommonly high ceilings and large carefully positioned windows that frame views of the surrounding private garden and allow natural light to fill the home. Connecting the two wings of the home is a glass walled family room ideal for gathering the family or entertaining. The lower level offers two spacious bedroom suites & an office/bedroom. Four bedrooms & two baths are on the upper level. The garden mirrors the home with its simple design featuring a lush lawn rimmed by shrubs & trees with dense foliage providing privacy. The location is near outstanding Palo Alto public schools. You will love this home with its emphasis on comfortable living & its convenient location, it is the perfect antidote to the hurried Silicon Valley lifestyle.

Basic Facts

MLS #: ML81862773 Date added: 09/15/21 Post Updated: 2021-09-15 12:48:17 Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: Double Sinks,Full on Ground Floor,Primary - Stall Shower(s),Showers over Tubs - 2+,Skylight ,Solid Surface,Split Bath,Stall Shower - 2+,Tile,Tub in Primary Bedroom Year built: 1939 Status: Type:

Rooms&Units description

Kitchen: Cooktop - Electric,Countertop - Solid Surface / Corian,Countertop - Synthetic,Dishwasher,Exhaust Fan,Garbage Disposal,Hood Over Range,Ice Maker,Oven - Double,Oven - Electric,Oven - Self Cleaning,Refrigerator
Dining Room: Breakfast Room,Formal Dining Room
Family Room: Separate Family Room
Bedroom: Ground Floor Bedroom,More than One Bedroom on Ground Floor,More than One Primary Bedroom,More than One Primary Bedroom on Ground Floor,Primary Bedroom on Ground Floor,Primary Suite / Retreate - 2+,Walk-in Closet
Maximum Number of Bedrooms: 7
Minimum Number of Bedrooms: 7
Number of Full Bathrooms : 5
Additional Rooms: Attic,Den / Study / Office,Formal Entry,Laundry Room,Mud Room,Storage

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Location Details

County Name: Santa Clara
Zoning Text: R1
Elementary School: 315
ElementarySchoolText: Walter Hays Elementary
Elementary School District: 481
ElemSchoolDistrictText: Palo Alto Unified
Middle School: 329
MiddleSchoolText: Frank S. Greene Middle
High School: 327
HighSchoolText: Palo Alto High
High School District: 481
HighSchoolDistrictText: Palo Alto Unified

Property Details

Lot Description: Grade - Level
Possession: COE
Lot Acres: 0.3512
Parcel Number: 124-11-077
Occupied By: Call Agent
No of Stories: 2
AreaText: Old Palo Alto
Structure SqFt: 4382 sq ft
Living SqFt: 4382 sq ft
Commission Unit: Percentage
Structure SqFt Source: Assessor
Lot Size Area Maximum Units: Square Feet
Minimum Lot Size: 15300.00
Maximum Lot Size: 15300.00
Lot Size Source: Assessor
Listing Type: Exclusive Right to Sell
Construction Type: Wood ,Wood Frame
Building Type: Detached

Property Features

Fencing: Chain Link,Fenced Back,Wood,Other
Cooling: None
Heating: Central Forced Air - Gas,Fireplace ,Heating - 2+ Zones,Radiant,Radiant Floors,Solar
Laundry: Electricity Hookup (220V),In Utility Room,Inside,Tub / Sink
Water: Individual Water Meter,Irrigation Connected,Public
View: Neighborhood
Utilities : Public Utilities,Solar Panels - Owned
Roof: Composition,Shingle,Tar and Gravel,Other
Security Features: Security Alarm
Garage_Min: 2
Communications: Cable TV
Fireplaces: Family Room,Gas Starter,Living Room
Foundation: Concrete Perimeter and Slab
Garage Spaces: 2
Energy Features: Ceiling Insulation,Double Pane Windows,Insulation - Floor,Skylight,Solar Heating
Flooring: Carpet,Hardwood,Tile,Vinyl / Linoleum
Garage Parking Features: Detached Garage,Gate / Door Opener,Off-Street Parking,On Street
Sewer Septic: Sewer - Public
Garage_Max: 2
Amenities Misc.: Garden Window,High Ceiling ,Skylight,Walk-in Closet
Yard/Grounds: Back Yard,Fenced,Gazebo,Sprinklers - Auto,Sprinklers - Lawn,Storage Shed / Structure
Fireplaces_Min: 2
Horse Property: No


Commission: 2.50
Listing Service: Full Service
Showing Instructions: Call Listing Agent,Do Not Go Direct,LA Must Be Present
Age: 82

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Listing Office: Compass

This style property is located in Palo Alto is currently and has been listed on Coastal Preferred Properties. This property is listed at $ 9,750,000. It has 7 beds bedrooms, 0 bath bathrooms, and is . The property was built in 1939 year.