440 Melville Ave, PALO ALTO, CA


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About 440 Melville Ave

This distinguished home, crafted almost a century ago, is now available for the first time in generations. Timeless architecture and enchanting gardens unfold across an expansive and perfectly shaped 15,000 square feet (100 x 150) lot, one of the largest in the area. The house has hardwood floors throughout. This one-of-a-kind property reveals boundless opportunities to remodel, expand or build a true Silicon Valley estate that stands apart. Noteworthy potential includes the possibility to expand the house either to the front or rear, with an additional +1,300 SF above the ground and +1,300 SF as a basement. For new building, the maximum allowed floor area above the ground is 5,250 SF. A conceptual design for a new home, encompassing 7,259 SF, including a +2,300 SF basement, is available for reference. This immense property is exquisitely located within blocks of Stanford University, libraries, Children's theatre, Junior Museum & Zoo, historic Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden, exciting Downtown Palo Alto, pristine parks, and exceptional schools. Take advantage of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make this absolutely impeccable location into your home.

Features of 440 Melville Ave

MLS® # ML81952369
Price $8,200,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2.00
Full Baths 2
Square Footage 2,879
Square Footage Assessor
Acres 0.34
Year Built 1926
Type Single Family Residential
Sub-Type Detached Single Family
Status Active

Community Information

Address 440 Melville Ave
Area Professorville
County Santa Clara
State CA
Zip Code 94301


Utilities Public Utilities
Garages Detached, 2 Car Garage
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Heating Central Forced Air Heat
Cooling No Cooling
Fireplace Yes
# of Stories 2


Roof Shingle Roof
Foundation Raised

Additional Information

Zoning R-1 (10000)
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

AgentXin Jiang
Contact Info650-283-8379

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