Listing Courtesy of: MLSlistings Inc. / Los Gatos / Cathy Jackson
  1541 University Avenue San Jose, CA 95126
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Mid century modern, an architectural tour de force, this home lies steps from the Rose Garden. Designed by Michael Taylor, this mid-century masterpiece was remodeled by Builder Mark DeMattei & Architect Charles Debbas, creating a single-level stunner w. voluminous, open floorplan & seamless indoor/outdoor flow. Punctuated by curved stone wall, semi-circular driveway, & custom iron gates by Tamura Designs, guests are greeted by a large mahogany front door. Past the foyer, an immense skylight welcomes warmth & illuminates a 3D curved plaster wall. Endowed w. Sunset Magazine's Design Award, Builder DeMattei incorporated hardwoods, a large flagstone fireplace, & granite countertops. Equipped w. 4 bedrooms, a study, & 4 updated baths, the home has2 laundry areas, a temperature-controlled wine cellar, & a kitchen w. high-end appliances. It has 48 solar panels, 3 heating/cooling zones, a built-in security system, & water-wise landscaping. An amazing serene urban oasis!

Lot Size
0.51 acres
Single-Family Home
Year Built
Modern / High Tech
Other, Neighborhood
School District
Santa Clara County
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 4
Interior Features
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Inside
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven Range - Built-In
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Dishwasher
  • Countertop - Granite
Lot Information
  • Views
  • Private / Secluded
  • Grade - Level
Property Features
  • Sprinklers - Auto
  • Fenced
  • Drought Tolerant Plants
  • Balcony / Patio
  • Back Yard
  • Fireplace: Master Bedroom
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Foundation: Concrete Perimeter and Slab
  • Foundation: Combination
Heating and Cooling
  • Solar and Gas
  • Forced Air
  • Central Ac
  • Hardwood
  • Granite
  • Concrete
  • Carpet
Exterior Features
  • Roof: Foam
Utility Information
  • Utilities: Water - Public, Solar Panels - Owned, Public Utilities
  • Sewer: Sewer - Public
  • Energy: Solar Power, Smart Home System, Skylight, Sealed Crawlspace, Double Pane Windows
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Attached Garage
  • 1
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