601 Melville Avenue

Palo Alto, CA 94301

$15,000,000
Last Sold Price
5
Beds
5
Baths
1
1/2 Bath
7,823 Sq. Ft.
$1,917 / Sq. Ft.
7,823
Sq. Ft.
$1,917
per Sq. Ft.

Description

Magnificently & flawlessly remodeled, this notable Palo Alto residence is one of the City's most enduring landmarks. Exceptional design, outstanding craftsmanship & state-of-the-art amenities harmonize with the original architecture of this turn of the century beauty transforming it into a home that radiates warmth & hospitality. Grand rooms feature rich wood details, open beam ceilings, handsome stonework, & an abundance of windows. There are 5 huge bedroom suites, one on the main floor with a separate...

Property Details for 601 Melville Avenue

MLS City Name
PALO ALTO
Building Type
Detached
Style
Craftsman
Garage Spaces
1
View
Garden / Greenbelt, Neighborhood

Location

Listing Courtesy of Compass, Carol Carnevale, Nicole Aron & James Steele Team, DRE #07000304

Sold By KW Peninsula Estates, Diana Nemirovsky, DRE #01988802

Property Details for 601 Melville Avenue

StatusSold
MLS #ML81802396
Days on Compass35
Taxes-
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeSingle-Family Homes / Detached
Year Built1905
Lot Size0.42 AC / 18,232 SF
CountySanta Clara County

Listing Agent

Contact Agent(s)

Location

Listing Courtesy of Compass, Carol Carnevale, Nicole Aron & James Steele Team, DRE #07000304

Sold By KW Peninsula Estates, Diana Nemirovsky, DRE #01988802

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Building Information for 601 Melville Avenue

Stories2Year Built1905Building Size-Lot Size0.42 AC / 18,232 SF

Payment Calculator

$50,269 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

Principal and Interest

$50,269

Property Taxes

HOA Dues

$0

Property Information for 601 Melville Avenue

Features
    Room Information
  • Additional Rooms: Basement - Finished, Den / Study / Office, Formal Entry, Media / Home Theater, Mud Room, Office Area, Recreation Room, Storage, Utility Room, Wine Cellar / Storage, Other
  • Bathroom: Double Sinks, Full on Ground Floor, Half on Ground Floor, Marble, Master - Oversized Tub, Master - Stall Shower(s), Skylight , Stall Shower - 2+, Updated Bath
  • Bedrooms: Ground Floor Bedroom, Master Suite / Retreate - 2+, More than One Master Bedroom, Walk-in Closet
  • Dining Room: Breakfast Bar, Dining Area in Family Room, Eat in Kitchen, Formal Dining Room
  • Family Room: Kitchen / Family Room Combo, Separate Family Room
  • Kitchen: Countertop - Marble, Dishwasher, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Garbage Disposal, Hood Over Range, Hookups - Gas, Island with Sink, Oven - Electric, Oven - Self Cleaning, Oven Range - Built-In, Oven Range - Built-In, Gas, Pantry, Refrigerator, Warming Drawer
  • Number of Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Number of Half Bathrooms: 1
    Features
  • Amenities: Bay Window, High Ceiling , Open Beam Ceiling, Security Gate, Skylight, Vaulted Ceiling , Video / Audio System, Walk-in Closet , Wet Bar
  • Energy Features: Ceiling Insulation, Insulation - Floor, Low Flow Shower , Low Flow Toilet, Skylight
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplaces: 3.0
  • Fireplaces Min: 3
  • Flooring: Carpet, Wood
  • Laundry: Inside, Tub / Sink, Upper Floor, Washer / Dryer
  • Living SqFt: 7823
  • Pool: No
  • Security Features: Controlled / Secured Access
    Utilities
  • Cooling: Central AC, Multi-Zone, Other
  • Heating: Central Forced Air - Gas, Heat Pump, Heating - 2+ Zones
  • Sewer Septic: Sewer - Public
  • Utilities: Public Utilities
  • Water: Public
    Garage
  • Garage and Parking: Detached Garage, Electric Gate
  • Garage Max: 1
  • Garage Min: 1
Property Details
    Homeowners Association
  • HOA Exists: 0
  • HOA Fee: $0
    Property Details
  • Area Text: Professorville
  • Roof: Wood Shakes / Shingles
  • Subclass: Single Family Home
  • TIC Agreement: No
  • Year Built Source: Assessor
  • Street Number: 601
  • Street Name: Melville
  • Street Suffix: Avenue
  • Area ID: 241
    Second Unit Information
  • Second Unit Description: Cottage
Lot / Property Details
    Building Information
  • Number Of Stories: 2
  • Structure SqFt: 7823
  • Structure SqFt Source: Assessor
  • Age: 115
    Development Information
  • Construction Type: Wood Frame
  • Zoning Detail: R1
    Location Information
  • City Limits: Yes
  • Cross Street: Webster
  • Incorporated: No
  • Parcel Number: 120-07-036
  • County Name: Santa Clara
  • City Name: PALO ALTO
  • City Postal ID: 46
  • Postal Code: 94301
  • Elementary School: 315
  • Elementary School District: 481
  • Middle School Text: Frank S. Greene Middle
  • High School District Text: Palo Alto Unified
  • High School Text: Palo Alto High
    Lot Information
  • Fencing: Fenced Back, Gate, Wood
  • Foundation: Concrete Perimeter and Slab
  • Horse Property: No
  • Lot Acres: .42
  • Lot Description: Grade - Level, Private / Secluded
  • Lot Size Area Maximum Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Size Area Minimum Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor
  • Yard Grounds: Back Yard, Balcony / Patio, BBQ Area, Fenced, Outdoor Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen, Sprinklers - Auto, Sprinklers - Lawn
Mobile / Manufactured Information
    Other Information
  • Dual Variable: No

Property History for 601 Melville Avenue

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Sep 22, 2020

Sold

MLSListings #ML81802396

$15,000,000
Sep 21, 2020

Sold (Public Record)

Public Record #678513686

$15,000,000

+12.9% / yr

Aug 26, 2020

Temporarily Off Market

EBRD #ML81802396

DateEvent & SourcePrice
09/22/2020

Sold

MLSListings #ML81802396

$15,000,000
09/21/2020

Sold (Public Record)

Public Record #678513686

$15,000,000

+12.9% / yr

08/26/2020

Temporarily Off Market

EBRD #ML81802396

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

Public Records for 601 Melville Avenue

Taxable ValueLand$5,732,022Additions$3,450,714Total$9,182,736
Tax Record2020$109,069 ($9,089 / month)
Home Facts
Beds5Total Finished SqFt7,823 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt7,823 SqFtUnfinished Basement SqFt1,344 SqFtStories2Lot Size17,925 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1905Year Renovated2012ZoningR1CountySANTA CLARAAPN12007036

Schools near 601 Melville Avenue


SchoolTypeGradesDistanceRating
Walter Hays Elementary SchoolPublicK-50.3 mi
8
St. Elizabeth SetonPrivateK-80.4 mi
NR
Castilleja SchoolPrivate6-120.4 mi
NR
Palo Alto High SchoolPublic9-120.7 mi
9

Walter Hays Elementary School

K-5, 0.3 mi, Public

8

St. Elizabeth Seton

K-8, 0.4 mi, Private

NR

Castilleja School

6-12, 0.4 mi, Private

NR

Palo Alto High School

9-12, 0.7 mi, Public

9

School ratings and boundaries are provided by GreatSchools.org and Pitney Bowes. This information should only be used as a reference. Proximity or boundaries shown here are not a guarantee of enrollment. Please reach out to schools directly to verify all information and enrollment eligibility.

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Listing Courtesy of Compass, Carol Carnevale, Nicole Aron & James Steele Team, DRE #07000304

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