170 Hawthorne Avenue

Palo Alto, CA 94301

2,324 Sq. Ft.
$1,505 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Trophy 1910 Craftsman recently and stylishly renovated & converted to 3 units, 2 blocks from lively downtown Palo Alto. Units consist of: Unit #1 is 2 bed 2 bath ground floor + attic (can fit 2 beds), Unit #2 is 2 bed 1.5 bath in basement with separate entry, Unit #3 is a detached studio cottage. Kitchens & W+D in each unit. Cottage square footage is in addition to the 2,324 square foot number. This is a low maintenance, high occupancy easily rented building in the most desirable location in Northern...

Property Details for 170 Hawthorne Avenue

MLS City Name
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Garage Spaces
Parking Spaces


Listing Courtesy of Compass, Michael Johnston, DRE #01131203

Listing Agent

  1. Michael Johnston

    Listing Agent


    DRE #01131203


    P: 650.533.5102

Building Information for 170 Hawthorne Avenue

Stories-Residences3Year Built1910Building Size-Lot Size0.07 AC / 2,944 SF

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$15,497 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 170 Hawthorne Avenue

    Room Information
  • Additional Rooms: Attic, Office Area
  • Laundry: Washer / Dryer
  • Living SqFt: 2324
  • Pool: No
  • Security Features: None
  • Special Features: None
  • Cooling: Central AC
  • Heating: Forced Air
  • Meters: Master Electric, Master Gas, Master Water
  • Sewer Septic: Sewer - Public
  • Utilities: Public Utilities
  • Water: Public
    Carport and Parking
  • Carport Min: 0
  • Garage Parking Features: On Street, Tandem Parking
Property Details
    Homeowners Association
  • HOA Exists: 0
    Property Details
  • Area Text: Downtown Palo Alto
  • Roof: Composition
  • Subclass: Triplex
  • Year Built Source: Other
  • Street Number: 170
  • Street Name: Hawthorne
  • Street Suffix: Avenue
  • Area ID: 242
Lot / Property Details
    Building Information
  • Number of Buildings: 2
  • Structure SqFt: 2324
  • Structure SqFt Source: Other
  • Age: 110
    Development Information
  • Ownership Type: Individual
  • Zoning Detail: RM2
    Location Information
  • City Limits: Yes
  • Cross Street: Emerson
  • Parcel Number: 120-25-051
  • County Name: Santa Clara
  • City Name: PALO ALTO
  • City Postal ID: 46
  • Postal Code: 94301
  • Elementary School District: 481
  • High School District Text: Palo Alto Unified
  • High School Text: Palo Alto High
    Lot Information
  • Foundation: Concrete Perimeter
  • Horse Property: No
  • Lot Acres: .07
  • Lot Size Area Maximum Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Size Area Minimum Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Size Source: Other
  • Yard Grounds: Back Yard, Deck , Fenced
Multi Family Information
    Building Information
  • No Of Leased: 3
    General Information
  • Annual Tax Amount: $34,980
  • Building Unit Total: 3
  • Capitalization Rate: 3.68
  • Tenant Expenses: Utilities - Electric, Utilities - Gas
  • Income Includes: Rents
  • Vacancy Factor: 1
    Income / Expense Details
  • Expense Insurance: $300
  • Expense Landscape: $600
  • Expense Maintenance: $840
  • Expense Management: $0
  • Expense Trash: $61
  • Expenses Other: $0
  • Expenses Utility: $957
  • Expenses Total: $37,738
  • Operating Expenses Include: Insurance, Services - Sewer, Utilities - Electric, Utilities - Gas
  • Gross Rent Multiplier: 20.82
  • Income Annual Gross: $166,320
  • Income Annual Rental: $168,000
  • Income Gross Scheduled: $168,000
  • Income Other: $0
    Unit 1 Information
  • Unit 1 Full Bathrooms: 2
  • Unit 1 Number of Bedrooms: 2
  • Unit 1 Rent: $7,500
    Unit 2 Information
  • Unit 2 Approx Square Footage: 1018
  • Unit 2 Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Unit 2 Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Unit 2 Number of Bedrooms: 2
  • Unit 2 Rent: $4,000
    Unit 3 Information
  • Unit 3 Approx Square Footage: 210
  • Unit 3 Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Unit 3 Number of Bedrooms: 0
  • Unit 3 Rent: $2,500
    Unit Type 1
  • Unit Type1 Approx SqFt: 1306

Property History for 170 Hawthorne Avenue

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Mar 27, 2020

Listed (Active)

MLSListings #ML81788006

Mar 27, 2020

Listed (Active)

EBRD #ML81787960

Mar 27, 2020

Listed (Active)

EBRD #ML81788006

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)

MLSListings #ML81788006


Listed (Active)

EBRD #ML81787960


Listed (Active)

EBRD #ML81788006


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 170 Hawthorne Avenue

Taxable ValueLand$1,338,479Additions$234,870Total$1,573,349
Tax Record2018$19,012
Home Facts
Beds2Finished Sq.Ft.1,692 SqFtUnfinished Sq.Ft.664 SqFtStories1Lot Size2,775 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1910Year Renovated1910ZoningRM2CountySANTA CLARAAPN12025051

Schools near 170 Hawthorne Avenue

Packard Children's Hospital/StanfordPublicK-120.8 mi
Palo Alto High SchoolPublic9-120.8 mi
Addison Elementary SchoolPublicK-50.9 mi
Esther B. Clark SchoolPrivate2-100.9 mi

Packard Children's Hospital/Stanford

K-12, 0.8 mi, Public


Palo Alto High School

9-12, 0.8 mi, Public


Addison Elementary School

K-5, 0.9 mi, Public


Esther B. Clark School

2-10, 0.9 mi, Private


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Property Details for 170 Hawthorne Avenue

MLS #ML81787960
Year Built1910
Compass TypeMulti Family
MLS Type2-4 Units / 3 Units
Lot Size0.07 AC / 2,944 SF
Taxes$34,980 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountySanta Clara County

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170 Hawthorne Avenue is a multi-family home for sale in Palo Alto, CA 94301. This property was listed for sale on March 26, 2020 by Compass at $3,498,000. It has been on the market for a total of 8 days and was last sold on February 28, 2014. Nearby schools include David Starr Jordan Middle School, Addison Elementary School and Esther B. Clark School. 170 Hawthorne Avenue is a 0-bed, 0-bath, 2,324 sqft multi-family home built in 1910.

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Listing Courtesy of Compass, Michael Johnston, DRE #01131203
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