688 Monroe Street

Santa Clara, CA 95050

2,783 Sq. Ft.
$638 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Circa 1890! Fabulous opportunity located in the heart of the Old Quad, just a short distance from SCU! This home has been in the same family for 80 years! Ideal for a growing family to move into or investment with numerous rental options. The main floor is approx 1556 sf, upstairs approx 1227 sf and basement (not inc in sf) is 502 sf (currently tenant occupied at 1350/month). So many options. Super bright and cheerful floorplan with enormous sun-filled dining room which opens to lovely living room....

Property Details for 688 Monroe Street

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Garage Spaces


Listing Courtesy of Compass, Brenda Duchesne-Miller, DRE #00804691

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  1. Brenda Duchesne-Miller

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    DRE #00804691

Building Information for 688 Monroe Street

Stories2Year Built1891Building Size-Lot Size0.17 AC / 7,209 SF

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$6,388 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 688 Monroe Street

    Room Information
  • Additional Rooms: Basement - Finished, Formal Entry, Laundry Room
  • Bathroom: Full on Ground Floor, Half on Ground Floor, Shower over Tub - 1, Stall Shower, Tub in Master Bedroom
  • Bedrooms: Master Bedroom on Ground Floor, More than One Master Bedroom
  • Dining Room: Breakfast Nook, Formal Dining Room
  • Family Room: Separate Family Room
  • Kitchen: Cooktop - Electric, Countertop - Tile, Dishwasher, Garbage Disposal, Hood Over Range, Oven - Built-In, Oven - Double, Refrigerator
  • Number of Full Bathrooms: 4
  • Fireplace: Yes
  • Fireplaces: 1.0
  • Fireplaces Min: 1
  • Flooring: Carpet, Tile, Vinyl / Linoleum
  • Laundry: Inside, Upper Floor
  • Living SqFt: 2783
  • Pool: No
  • Cooling: None
  • Heating: Baseboard
  • Sewer Septic: Sewer Connected
  • Utilities: Public Utilities
  • Water: Public
  • Garage Parking Features: Guest / Visitor Parking, No Garage, Off-Street Parking, Room for Oversized Vehicle
  • Garage Max: 0
  • Garage Min: 0
Property Details
    Homeowners Association
  • HOA Exists: 0
    Property Details
  • Area Text: Santa Clara
  • Roof: Composition
  • Subclass: Single Family Home
  • Year Built Source: Other
  • Street Number: 688
  • Street Name: Monroe
  • Street Suffix: Street
  • Area ID: 8
Lot / Property Details
    Building Information
  • Number Of Stories: 2
  • Structure SqFt: 2783
  • Structure SqFt Source: Other
  • Age: 129
    Development Information
  • Zoning Detail: R1
    Location Information
  • City Limits: Yes
  • Cross Street: Santa Clara Street
  • Parcel Number: 269-36-004
  • County Name: Santa Clara
  • City Name: SANTA CLARA
  • City Postal ID: 63
  • Postal Code: 95050
  • Elementary School: 389
  • Elementary School District: 483
  • Middle School Text: Buchser Middle
  • High School District Text: Santa Clara Unified
  • High School Text: Santa Clara High
    Lot Information
  • Foundation: Concrete Block, Concrete Perimeter, Post and Pier
  • Horse Property: No
  • Lot Acres: .17
  • Lot Size Area Maximum Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Size Area Minimum Units: Square Feet
  • Lot Size Source: Assessor

Property History for 688 Monroe St

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
May 14, 2020

Listed (Active)

EBRD #ML81792452

May 13, 2020

Listed (Active)

MLSListings #ML81792452

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)

EBRD #ML81792452


Listed (Active)

MLSListings #ML81792452


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

Public Records for 688 Monroe Street

Taxable ValueLand$21,925Additions$30,828Total$52,753
Tax Record2018$662
Home Facts
Total Finished SqFt2,641 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt2,641 SqFtStories2Lot Size7,000 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1980ZoningR1CountySANTA CLARAAPN26936004

Schools near 688 Monroe Street

Buchser Middle SchoolPublic6-80.2 mi
St. Clare Elementary SchoolPrivatePK-80.2 mi
Washington Elementary SchoolPublicK-50.4 mi
Wilson Alternative SchoolPublic6-120.5 mi

Buchser Middle School

6-8, 0.2 mi, Public


St. Clare Elementary School

PK-8, 0.2 mi, Private


Washington Elementary School

K-5, 0.4 mi, Public


Wilson Alternative School

6-12, 0.5 mi, Public


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Property Details for 688 Monroe Street

MLS #ML81792452
Year Built1891
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeSingle-Family Homes / Single-Family Homes
Lot Size0.17 AC / 7,209 SF
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountySanta Clara County

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688 Monroe Street is a single family home for sale in Santa Clara, CA 95050. This property was listed for sale on May 14, 2020 by Compass at $1,776,000. This listing's school district is Santa Clara Unified School District. Nearby schools include Millikin Elementary School, Washington Elementary School and Central Park Elementary. 688 Monroe Street is a 4-bed, 4-bath, 2,783 sqft single family home built in 1891. This address can also be written as 688 Monroe St.

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Listing Courtesy of Compass, Brenda Duchesne-Miller, DRE #00804691

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