This craftsman home has been lovingly renovated. Ideal for 4 guests, but sleeps up to 6, in a quiet neighborhood in Midtown San Jose. Conveniently located in the heart of Silicon Valley, we are a few minutes drive to the San Jose International Airport, San Jose Convention Center in downtown San Jose, Levi and Avaya stadiums, SAP Center, Santa Clara University, San Jose State, Harker, and all major commute routes that will bring you to Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Fremont, and Milpitas.
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, our newly remodeled 1920 Craftsman home has all the old world charm with a beautiful built-in china hutch in both dining room and kitchen. In every room you will find push button light switches, wide baseboards, and door frames with beautiful hand crafted wood details from yesteryear. Abundant light in every room throughout the day giving the house a cheerful feel. Freshly painted with gleaming bamboo flooring in the kitchen, both bedrooms, formal dining and living room making this house very welcoming and cozy. With the leather sleeper in the spacious living area , there is sleeping accommodations for up to 6 guests. The fully-stocked kitchen with an island is very functional. There is also a large walk-in linen closet across from the laundry room. The huge backyard, which has been recently landscaped, has 3 mature fruit trees, outdoor dining set, a redwood deck, and a Weber Genesis barbecue. With 1,056 sf of sun-lit living space on a 6,500 sf lot, it is ready for you to make it your own personal home away from home.
Most of the homes on Menker are around 80 years old. Many of the neighbors have lived in them all their lives. They all know each other and watch out for each other. Never has a Neighborhood Watch program been so effective. Pride of ownership is evident.
The driveway of the house can accommodate up to 4 cars, and there is also street parking. The house is just minutes to all the major commute routes (Highways 880, 17, 280, 87, and 101), and public transportation (buses and Lightrail), and walking distance to the downtown San Jose Caltrain station.
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley with convenient access to adjacent cities: the house is in Midtown San Jose, next to Santa Clara, a short drive to, Campbell, Cupertino, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Saratoga, and Mountain View. A bit further north is, Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and Portola Valley. Santa Clara University is a 5 minute drive, Harker is 10 minutes, San Jose State just 15, and Stanford University is only a 25 minute drive north on highway 280. Fremont and Milpitas are a short jaunt to the east, and further south is Gilroy and Morgan Hill. The Santa Cruz Beach boardwalk is a quick 45 minute drive west over beautiful highway 17.
Major sporting and entertainment venues in close proximity are Levi Stadium in Santa Clara (Home of the San Francisco 49'ers and host to other major entertainment/events), SAP Center in downtown San Jose (Home of the San Jose Sharks and major concerts and performances), and Avaya Stadium in San Jose (Home of the San Jose Earthquakes and other world class sporting events). In addition, for wine lovers at heart there are also several wineries nestled in the Santa Cruz mountains.
We are your hosts, Jean and Grace, and we live 3 minutes away. If you need anything during your stay, we can be there right away.+ More