972 Amarillo AVE, PALO ALTO, CA 94303

Neighborhood: South Palo Alto

  • $2,798,000

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  • 4

  • 3

  • 1636

    Approx. Sq. Ft.
  • 0.1516

    Approx. Lot Size
  • Listing Class: Residential
  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Price Per Sq.Ft.: $1710.27
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Stories: 1
  • # of Parking: 2



Combining the best of Midtown and South Palo Alto, this Eichler-built residence has been thoughtfully remodeled to offer convenient living in a highly desired location. Vaulted ceilings span the interiors, while French doors, clerestory windows, and multiple skylights allow plenty of warm natural light. Enjoy a high-end kitchen, open-concept gathering areas, and a newly expanded master suite. Outdoors await an extensive paver driveway with plenty of space for parking and private, low-maintenance gardens with vegetable planters, fruit trees, and an expansive patio. Shopping and recreation are moments away, and you can quickly reach Caltrain, Stanford University, Highway 101, top tech companies, and sought-after schools like Ohlone Elementary (lottery school), Palo Verde Elementary, JLS Middle, and Palo Alto High (buyer to verify attendance).


  • Boasting convenience and accessibility, this home built by noted mid-century developer Joseph Eichler has been extensively updated to provide casual, easy modern living
  • Upgraded floors, dimmable lighting, and dual-pane casement windows offer elevated functionality, while details like extensive crown molding and fashionable light fixtures add luxury and style
  • Vaulted ceilings span the home, connecting the open-concept living and dining areas with a beautifully remodeled kitchen that showcases granite finishes, fine cabinetry, a breakfast bar, and two ranges, including a high-end dual-oven Italian range
  • Three secondary bedrooms are sizably designed and arranged near two full baths, while the private master bedroom has been recently expanded and includes a private entrance, en-suite bath, and walk-in closet
  • Two sets of French doors open to a private, low-maintenance backyard with a large paver patio—perfect for entertaining—and the surrounding gardens display fruit trees, vegetable planters, and drought-resistant landscaping
  • Included are a fireplace, plenty of storage, convenient laundry, upgraded appliances, carport and extensive paver driveway with plenty of space for parking, and much, much more


  • This residence inhabits a friendly, secure neighborhood in immensely popular Midtown, and places you close to everything—including major employers, shopping, dining, freeways, and excellent schools
  • Prized nearby public schools include Ohlone Elementary (lottery school), Palo Verde Elementary, JLS Middle, and Palo Alto High (buyer to verify attendance)
  • Explore neighboring Greer Park and its sports fields, unwind while using the indoor and outdoor skating facilities at Winter Lodge, or stroll along peaceful trails in the Baylands
  • Midtown Shopping Center and nearby California Avenue provide popular dining options, shopping venues, and day-to-day conveniences,
  • You can easily reach Interstate 101, Stanford University, Caltrain, and top companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, VMware, and more

General Features

  • Listing ClassResidential
  • FoundationConcrete Slab
  • Age69
  • Lot DescriptionGrade - Level
  • Property TypeSingle Family Home
  • Parcel127-05-003
  • Year Built1951
  • View DescriptionsNeighborhood
  • Construction TypeWood Frame
  • ZoningR1
  • # of Stories1
  • Horse PropertyNo

Interior Features

  • Fireplace1
  • FlooringCarpet,Tile,Wood
  • Security FeaturesSecurity Lights
  • Family Room FeaturesNo Family Room
  • Bathroom FeaturesShowers over Tubs - 2+,Stall Shower,Tub in Master Bedroom
  • Fireplace DescriptionLiving Room
  • LaundryInside,Washer / Dryer
  • Dining Room FeaturesBreakfast Bar,Dining Area,Eat in Kitchen
  • Kitchen FeaturesCooktop - Electric,Countertop - Granite,Exhaust Fan,Refrigerator,Skylight

Exterior Features

  • Yard/GroundsBack Yard,Balcony / Patio,Drought Tolerant Plants,Fenced,Sprinklers - Auto,Storage Shed / Structure
  • FencingFenced,Wood

Utilities & Energy

  • UtilitiesPublic Utilities
  • Sewer/SepticSewer - Public,Sewer Connected
  • CoolingNone
  • WaterPublic
  • HeatingCentral Forced Air - Gas


  • Parking Spaces2
  • Parking FeaturesCarport

Elementary School

Palo Verde Elementary School

  • 3450 Louis RD, Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
  • Grades: K-5
School Website

Middle School

Jane Lathrop Stanford Middle School

  • 480 E. Meadow DR, Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
  • API Score*: 942
  • Grades: 6-8
School Website

High School

Henry M. Gunn High School

  • 780 Arastradero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94306
  • District: Palo Alto Unified School District
  • API Score*: 917
  • Grades: 9-12
School Website

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

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