1539 Walnut DR, PALO ALTO, CA 94303

Neighborhood: Green Gables

  • $3,899,000

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  • 4

  • 3

  • 2626

    Approx. Sq. Ft.
  • 0.1487

    Approx. Lot Size
  • Listing Class: Residential
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Price Per Sq.Ft.: $1484.77
  • Year Built: 1950
  • Stories: 1
  • # of Garage: 2



Step into a world of charm, privacy, and modern luxury. This elegantly updated home boasts spacious living and dining rooms, a remodeled island kitchen with a coffee bar and high-end appliances, and a flexible family room/bedroom suite. Every bedroom is large and well-appointed; the master suite boasts a dressing room, two closets, and a sky-lit bath with a claw-foot tub. Includes an office, wood parquet floors, dual-pane casement windows, attached two-car garage, and surround sound in the kitchen. Relax on the front veranda or in the luxuriant rear garden. Stroll to beautiful parks and top Palo Alto schools. Situated between Midtown and Downtown Palo Alto, this location places you near Whole Foods, Safeway, Caltrain, and popular dining. Easy access to Stanford University, freeways, and tech companies like Google, Tesla, Microsoft, and more.


  • Tastefully upgraded home in Green Gables combines charm, convenience, and modern luxury
  • The open-concept layout offers large living, dining, and kitchen areas
  • Luxury island kitchen showcases granite and butcher block countertops, surround sound, and coffee bar
  • High-end appliances by Bosch, Miele, Thermador, and Sub-Zero, including dual convection ovens, professional range, warming drawer, and espresso center
  • Private ground-level bedroom with en-suite bath can function as a family room
  • Upstairs are three spacious bedrooms, including a master suite with a sky-lit bath, dual vanities, claw-foot tub, separate shower, and two closets
  • Enjoy the large front veranda and a private rear garden with patios, footpaths, and barbecue
  • The attached two-car garage holds a laundry area and space for overhead storage


  • Dual-pane casement windows
  • Ground-level bedroom suite
  • Office with desk, bookcases
  • Remodeled luxury kitchen
  • High-end appliances
  • Large front veranda
  • Open-concept layout
  • Extensive crown molding
  • Dimmable recessed lighting
  • Upgraded baths, floors, lights
  • Private garden with patios, barbecue
  • Master suite with two closets, luxury bath


    • Stroll to the library, community gardens, and Rinconada and Eleanor Pardee Parks
    • Located between Midtown Shopping Center and shopping, dining, and entertainment in Downtown Palo Alto
    • Students are near top-ranking schools like Duveneck Elementary, Greene Middle, and Palo Alto High (buyer to verify attendance)
    • Easy access to Caltrain, bus services, tech shuttles, and Highway 101
    • Near Stanford University, Google, Facebook, Apple, Tesla, VMware, and more

    General Features

    • Listing ClassResidential
    • FoundationConcrete Perimeter
    • Age71
    • Horse PropertyNo
    • Property TypeSingle Family Home
    • Parcel003-37-056
    • Year Built1950
    • Construction TypeWood Frame
    • ZoningR1
    • # of Stories1

    Interior Features

    • Fireplace1
    • FlooringHardwood,Tile,Wood
    • Family Room FeaturesOther
    • Bathroom FeaturesHalf on Ground Floor,Shower and Tub,Shower over Tub - 1,Stall Shower,Stone,Tile,Tub in Master Bedroom
    • Fireplace DescriptionLiving Room
    • Dining Room FeaturesBreakfast Nook,Formal Dining Room
    • Kitchen FeaturesCountertop - Granite,Exhaust Fan,Garbage Disposal,Island

    Exterior Features

    • FencingFenced,Wood

      Utilities & Energy

      • UtilitiesPublic Utilities
      • Sewer/SepticSewer - Public
      • CoolingCentral AC
      • WaterPublic
      • HeatingCentral Forced Air


      • Garage Spaces2
      • Parking FeaturesAttached Garage

      Elementary School

      Walter Hays Elementary School

      • 1525 Middlefield RD, Palo Alto, CA 94301
      • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
      • API Score*: 934
      • Grades: K-5
      School Website

      Duveneck Elementary School

      • 705 Alester Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94303
      • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
      • API Score*: 956
      • Grades: K-5
      School Website

      Middle School

      Frank S. Greene Jr. Middle School

      • 750 N. California AVE, Palo Alto, CA 94303
      • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
      • API Score*: 934
      • Grades: 6-8
      School Website

      High School

      Palo Alto High School

      • 50 Embarcadero RD, Palo Alto, CA 94301
      • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
      • API Score*: 905
      • Grades: 9-12
      School Website

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

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