1820 Bret Harte Street, Palo Alto


Built in 2016, this exquisitely crafted home exemplifies modern Craftsman style boasting 5-star quality and design. Stunning hardwood floors, beadboard wainscot and sophisticated custom lighting are featured throughout the house. Located in the desirable Green Gables community, this home features 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms perfectly arranged over three levels, a spacious recreation room with multi-media screens, plus a dedicated home theatre and a customized wine cellar. The beautifully landscaped grounds welcome outdoor living and entertaining. This premiere location is just minutes from Stanford University, shopping at Town & Country Village and a short walk to all the amenities of Lucie Stern Community Center, Rinconada Park and surrounds: Community and Children’s Theater, Zoo and Library, Palo Alto Arts Center, tennis courts, pool and the historic Rinconada Library and many high-tech world headquarters. A special Palo Alto property in one of the city’s best neighborhoods, truly an exceptional place to call home.

  • 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms include a main-level bedroom suite, upstairs master suite, two upstairs bedrooms plus full bath, lower-level bedroom suite plus additional full bath, and main-level guest powder room

  • Inviting gated front entrance on a fully landscaped lot, stone walkways and a covered front porch that spans the front and extends into a covered carport

  • Traditional foyer introduces beautiful hardwood floors, beadboard wainscot paneling, and designer custom lighting

  • Formal living room with beamed and paneled cathedral ceiling, banquette seating and a focal-point gas fireplace

  • Beautifully appointed dining area with striking wood and iron chandelier and French doors to the rear grounds

  • Stunning all-white kitchen has quartz perimeter counters, a breakfast bar island topped in Calacatta marble, and subway Calacatta tile backsplashes; double sliding glass doors open to the rear terrace; space for casual dining is defined by a striking sculptural chandelier

  • Stainless steel appliances include: Wolf 48” gas range with 6 burners, griddle, pot filler, 2 ovens and Wolf professional hood. A Bosch steam oven with warming drawer and microwave. Bosch dishwasher; Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawer; KitchenAid compactor; Sub-Zero 48" built-in refrigerator and Bosch espresso center

  • Family room features a porcelain-tiled wall with an integrated fireplace and overhead media; French doors open to the covered rear terrace

  • Main-level bedroom suite has banquette seating, a customized closet, and en suite Carrara marble bath with frameless glass, porcelain-tiled shower

  • Luxurious upstairs master suite features a cathedral ceiling with capiz shell chandelier, beadboard wainscot, double sliding glass doors to a private balcony, customized walk-in closet; spa-inspired Carrara marble bath with free-standing tub, separate vanities, shower for two and private room with automated commode behind frosted glass door

  • Two additional upstairs bedrooms with tray and vaulted ceilings plus a full bath with dual-sink vanity; Carrara marble counter and textured porcelain-tiled tub and shower wall

  • Large, bright and airy lower-level recreation room has a coffered ceiling and features porcelain-tiled wall with linear fireplace and three media screens; separate area suitable for a billiard table plus refreshment center with a Fisher & Paykel dishwasher drawer, Bosch microwave, full-size Samsung refrigerator, and granite counters. Sliding glass doors open to the patio and stairs that lead to the rear yard.

  • Professional grade home theatre with acoustic wall panels, projection system, cinema screen, surround sound speakers and tray ceiling with wrap-around indirect lighting

  • Fully customized, temperature-controlled wine cellar with brick barrel-vaulted ceiling decorated with herringbone patterned tiles and slate floor and wall

  • Lower-level en suite bedroom with porcelain textured wall; tub and overhead shower plus additional full bath with frameless glass shower and solid marble vessel sink

  • Beautiful, professionally landscaped grounds include a covered main patio, lower patio, level lawn and raised vegetable beds

  • 24/7 monitor and recording security video. Four security cameras are strategically placed to cover the full grounds including the street. Burglar alarm with sensors on all exterior windows and doors is ready for monitoring by the security provider of your choice

  • Additional amenities include main floor powder room with copper sink and walls of textured porcelain tiles; laundry rooms on both the main and lower levels, attached garage with epoxy-coated floor and EV charging preceded by a one car carport; multi-room and outdoor speakers in a Bluetooth compatible audio system; multi-zone heating and air conditioning with Nest thermostats; security alarm; AiPhone doorbell/intercom

  • Excellent Palo Alto schools: Walter Hays Elementary, Jordan Middle, Palo Alto High (buyer to verify availability)

  • Approximately 4,567sf living space plus 332sf of covered space and patio plus 216sf garage on a 7,150sf lot

Offered at $6,198,000