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The best properties simply don’t come to market very often. Come explore and experience this original owner home located on a forgotten cul-de-sac in Baywood Park. With a manicured and demure street presence, this one level, remodeled, four bedroom home backs to open space owned by the SF Water Dept, surprising first-time visitors with its richly layered backyard tapestry. A crystal blue swimming pool in a private, sheltered, sun-filled courtyard is set against a stunning backdrop of golden grasses and signature oaks. Hummingbirds play here, and cameos by other local wildlife can be glimpsed through the wrought-iron fence.

San Mateo attracts with its great weather, desirable schools, multiple shopping and dining hubs, community parks and events, access to Caltrain, and proximity to major commute routes and SFO.  40 Los Altos Place is exceptionally well located just off Highway 92, the key connector linking the 101 and 280 freeways, on a quiet cul de sac just steps from the shopping and restaurants of Crystal Springs Shopping Center.  There are multiple parks nearby and the south access to Sawyer Camp Trail is just a few minutes away by car.  In addition to the main San Mateo downtown area, Hillsdale Shopping Center to the south has been recently reopened and reimagined.


Property Details:

  • Gracious street presence with a sweeping lawn, sheltered entryway with double front door and distinctive arched windows
  • Spacious living/dining room flows directly to backyard
  • Open kitchen / family room space also connects directly to backyard. Kitchen peninsula provides counter seating and the family room has a wood-burning fireplace
  • Remodeled kitchen with backyard views has soft neutral granite countertops, glass tile backsplash, pendant lighting and newer appliances
  • Expanded main bedroom suite with sliding door to backyard, large walk-in closet with cedar floors, and spacious updated bathroom with double sinks, a generous stall shower and plentiful storage
  • Three additional bedrooms share a remodeled hall bathroom with both stall shower and bathtub, a granite-topped vanity and skylight
  • Large two car attached garage with laundry area, extra storage and door to side yard
  • Geometrically mirroring the architectural angles of the home, the swimming pool is secured by a locking tension safety fence
  • Lush landscaping with raised planting beds and automatic irrigation system
  • New roof in 2020. Air conditioning and all windows and most doors replaced. Pull down attic storage access in central hallway
  • Per Realist database: 1880sf of living space, 460sf garage, generous 7670sf lot, open space behind property is owned by the SF Water Dept
  • Highlands Elementary, Borel Middle and Aragon High Schools. Buyers must directly verify districting and enrollment

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One of the largest cities on the San Francisco Peninsula, San Mateo boasts many options for recreation as well as a revitalized downtown, with a large movie theater, restaurants, and bars. Spanish explorers first came to present-day San Mateo on a 1776 scouting trip and named the creek they slept beside San Mateo Creek. In 1863, the railroad arrived in San Mateo, leading some wealthy San Franciscans to build summer and weekend homes in the area. Today, approximately 100,000 people call the city home. The median household income is $88,000, and the median home value is $722,000 according to 2013 United States Census Bureau data. Of San Mateo’s 40,014 housing units, 54 percent are owner occupied.  The city is home to the Hillsdale Shopping Center and a number of parks -- including Central Park and the Coyote Point Recreation Area. The CuriOdyssey museum at Coyote Point offers science and wildlife exhibits for children and adults, some of which feature live animals. For a breathtakingly beautiful jog, hike, or bicycling outing, locals head to the Sawyer Camp Trail at the Crystal Springs Reservoir. 


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Contact Heidi Maierhofer
(650) 281-3601
[email protected]


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