Enchanting English Cottage in the Heart of Allied Arts! | Silicon Valley and Beyond

This home is perfectly located in the heart of Allied Arts and on one of the most desirable streets. Neighbors have said that 805 Harvard has the “best garden” in the whole neighborhood! You can walk to Stanford University and the Shopping Center. CalTrains, dining, downtown areas are just minutes away, but the tranquility will make you feel as though you’re miles away.

From first glance, at this enchanting English cottage, you can see the vibrant gardens in bloom. Styled after the Sissinghurst Garden, the roses are luminous and radiant. There is a magnitude of perennial flower borders and mature trees that provide the perfect balance of private and airiness. Year round you will find something is always in bloom. This two bedroom and one bath home maintains its original beauty with custom upgrades. Enter into the large living room with beautiful coved ceilings and original long plank white oak floors. The dining room is as close to being outside in the back White Garden as you can get. Adorned with windows on three sides it feels open and light. You can hear the calming sound of the water fountain and watch the birds as they fly around the Love Garden. The kitchen has been thoughtfully updated with custom name brand appliances. Stainless steel Thermador gas range, Bosch dishwasher, granite countertops and to the ceiling cabinets offer plenty of storage space. Two large bedrooms with original flooring throughout and plantation shutters. The bathroom has the original porcelain tile floors and upgraded Toto toilet. Separate mudroom provides ample space for the laundry and space for your shoes and coats. The garage has been converted into a separate room. Use this as study or even an extra playroom; there is space for just about anything you would want. A partial basement is the perfect place for extra storage. Out in back is the cobblestone patio in the White Garden. A garden composed solely of white flowers, two mature Magnolia trees, water fountain with koi fish and authentic Dove Coat, an English sitting bench. This patio beckons for late summer dinners under the lights. Talk a stroll down the cobblestone-lined path to the Love Garden, a knot garden consisting of a variety of aromatic plants. And take another turn to a separate fenced yard off the long two-car cobblestone driveway.

Property Details:

  • Menlo Park School District: Oak Knoll Elementary (API 960), Hillview Middle (API 950), Menlo-Atherton High (API 819)
  • 1,050 square foot home, on a gorgeously manicured 6,800 square foot lot
  • Two bedrooms and one full bath
  • Bonus room, mudroom and partial basement
  • Three separate established gardens

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