136 Buckthorn WAY, MENLO PARK, CA 94025

Neighborhood: Middlefield to El Camino Menlo Park

  • $2,198,000

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  • 3

  • 2

  • 1990

    Approx. Sq. Ft.
  • 0.0556

    Approx. Lot Size
  • Listing Class: Residential
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Price Per Sq.Ft.: $1104.52
  • Year Built: 1997
  • Stories: 2
  • # of Garage: 2




Located along the border of prestigious Atherton, this detached end unit presents a sought-after setting within blocks of vibrant Downtown Menlo Park. Featuring its own backyard, the home also offers towering ceilings, a two-sided fireplace, and spacious indoor-outdoor layout. Large gathering areas flow into the rear patio, perfect for entertaining, and the bright kitchen includes a casual dining area and granite finishes. Upstairs await a convenient laundry and well-appointed bedrooms, including a primary suite with oversized walk-in closet and marble bath with jetted tub. Must-have amenities include glamorous lighting fixtures, casement windows, wide-plank wood floors, and recessed lights throughout. Stroll to Holbrook-Palmer Park! Within moments of downtown shopping and dining, the Farmers’ Market, and outstanding schools like Encinal Elementary, Hillview Middle, and Menlo-Atherton High (buyer to verify).


  • Detached home in private end-unit setting near elite Atherton
  • Two outdoor retreats include a gated front patio and private backyard with rear leisure patio
  • Bright, open-concept layout allows easy indoor-outdoor transitions for entertaining
  • Large living room with towering ceilings shares two-sided fireplace with dining/family room
  • Sun-lit kitchen with casual dining area includes a desk, granite finishes, wood-look tiles, and oversized refrigerator
  • One secondary bedroom offers a closet with organizers; the other secondary bedroom showcases vaulted ceilings
  • Upstairs hall bath is light-filled and spacious, featuring dual vanities
  • Crowned with vaulted trey ceilings, the primary suite provides a marble bath, dual vanities, jetted tub, and oversized walk-in closet
  • Enjoy an upper-level sitting area overlooking the living room, convenient laundry with updated front-loading appliances, attached two-car garage, and more


  • Detached end unit
  • Bright & spacious
  • Gated front patio
  • Towering ceilings
  • Recessed lighting
  • Casement windows
  • Two-sided fireplace
  • Marble primary bath
  • Indoor-outdoor layout
  • Wide-plank wood floors
  • Attached two-car garage


  • Stroll to the 22-acre grounds of Holbrook-Palmer Park, which include play areas, sports courts, and walking paths
  • Blocks away from boutiques, fine dining, coffee, tea, and the weekly Farmers’ Market in Downtown Menlo Park
  • Near Starbucks, Safeway, Trader Joe’s, Draeger’s Market, and more
  • Central to outstanding schools like Encinal Elementary, Hillview Middle, and Menlo-Atherton High (buyer to verify)
  • Commuters are near Caltrain, 280, 101, Stanford University, Facebook, and more


General Features

  • Listing ClassResidential
  • Parcel113-730-060
  • Year Built1997
  • Horse PropertyNo
  • Property TypeSingle Family Home
  • ZoningR
  • # of Stories2
  • FoundationConcrete Slab
  • Age24
  • View DescriptionsNeighborhood

Interior Features

  • Fireplace1
  • FlooringHardwood,Tile
  • Dining Room FeaturesDining Area
  • Kitchen FeaturesDishwasher,Exhaust Fan,Oven Range - Gas,Refrigerator
  • Fireplace DescriptionDual See Thru,Family Room,Living Room
  • LaundryInside,Upper Floor
  • Family Room FeaturesSeparate Family Room
  • Bathroom FeaturesDouble Sinks,Marble,Primary - Stall Shower(s),Shower and Tub,Tile,Tub in Primary Bedroom,Tub with Jets

Exterior Features

  • Yard/GroundsBack Yard,Balcony / Patio,Fenced,Low Maintenance
  • FencingFenced,Fenced Back

Utilities & Energy

  • UtilitiesPublic Utilities
  • Sewer/SepticSewer - Private
  • CoolingNone
  • WaterPublic
  • HeatingCentral Forced Air


  • Garage Spaces2
  • Parking FeaturesAttached Garage,Gate / Door Opener

Middlefield to El Camino Menlo Park

Middlefield to El Camino Menlo Park

Elementary School

Encinal Elementary School

  • 195 Encinal AVE, Atherton, CA 94027
  • District: Menlo Park City Elementary School District
  • API Score*: 930
  • Grades: K-5
School Website

Middle School

Hillview Middle School

  • 1100 Elder AVE, Menlo Park, CA 94025
  • District: Menlo Park City Elementary School District
  • API Score*: 950
  • Grades: 6-8
School Website

High School

Menlo-Atherton High School

  • 555 Middlefield RD, Atherton, CA 94025
  • District: Sequoia Union High School District
  • API Score*: 819
  • Grades: 9-12
School Website

* As of 2019 is the last year of API Score rating)

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