March 1, 2006

What does a $1 million house look like… in Mountain View?

So yesterday we looked at what $1 million will buy you in the same town where David Letterman lives. Now, let’s look at what $1 million will buy you in the Bay Area.

Well, that turns out to be harder than I thought! First I looked at Atherton and Los Altos – places that I think would be comparable to New Canaan – places where someone like Letterman might live. Well, there are no properties available at that price range. So I gave up and searched in Mountain View, after all, it’s right next to Los Altos, and has only a minor gang problem. Here’s what I found:

MLSlistings Property Detail for MLS number 604274
1630 ALISON AV
Mountain View, CA 94040

1630alison.jpg

$1,100,000
Open House Showing
Sunday, February 26, 2006 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Tastefully Remodeled, Move-In Condition

This Single Family Residence has the following features:
MLS#: 604274 Approx Age: 50 Years Approx Sq Ft: 1600
Detached Single Family 1 Story Ranch
4 Bedrooms 1 Master Bedroom Suite 2&1/2 Bathrooms

It’s your choice. For a million dollars, the house above… or this one:

I suspect you can get better Thai food in Mountain View though.

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