SOLD! To A Boston Terrier and His People

1122831_1200439 Wisnom Avenue - San Mateo

We have just made a young couple and their French Bulldog a very happy couple by accepting their offer for a listing in San Mateo!

Classic Elegance with 21st Century Conveniences.  Notice the detail in the turn-of- the-century craftsmanship; wainscoting, high ceilings, paned windows, a cheery sun porch, a butler’s pantry and a bead boarded service porch.  Appreciate the practicality of living with modern conveniences: recessed lighting, granite kitchen, upgraded baths, and a lush private garden.  Designer paint colors and hardwood floors throughout makes this lovely two-bedroom, one and a half bath cottage a charming place to call your new home.

Located on a friendly neighborhood street, just minutes from both downtown San Mateo and downtown Burlingame, livingroom1_1200and conveniently located near commuter corridors, this delightful home offers the perfect balance between old and new.livingroom2_1200

You are welcomed into the cheery entry with its crisp white wainscoting, wood trim, and colorful stained glass window feature. Beautiful hardwood floors and high ceilings offer this cozy vestibule for greeting guests into your home with a warm and homey ambience.


The bright living room features original hardwood floors, original built-in bookcases surrounding a cozy wood-burning fireplace white a classic wood mantle, high ceilings and a bay window nook fitted with crisp, white plantation shutters.diningroom1_1200entrance_1200 Central to this home is the formal dining room with its hardwood floors, high ceilings, picture molding, and upgraded recessed lighting.  Two windows add natural light and brightness, and are shaded with plantation shutters.

As a bonus, an East-facing sun porch perches high above the street.  kitchen2_1200Anderson dual-paned windows flood sunroom_1200the enclosed room with natural light.  This is the perfect place for a home office, reading retreat, or studio.kitchen1_1200


The modern kitchen retains all of its original character and charm with  stainless appliances, Quartz counters

The master bedroom, painted in designer colors, features crown molding, hardwood floors and features a ‘bed nook’ with windows allowing extra floor space in the room.

bedroom1_1200The second bedroom with crown molding, white wainscoting, and hardwood floors, boasts two closets.  This cozy room offers an intimate view of the verdant garden beyond.laundryroom_1200

The central bathroom is positioned between the two bedrooms as a Jack and Jill. A granite-topped vanity andjackjillbathroom_1200 bead boarded wainscoting add charm to the room. White tile surrounds the shower which is positioned over the bath and is enclosed with glass sliding doors. Tile floors complete the room.

The traditional mud porch located off of the kitchen functions as the laundry. The original bead boarded walls and ceiling add classic authenticity, as do the paned windows which reveal the back garden. Topping the front loading washer and dryer is an additional work counter and built in storage. halfbath_1200The washer and dryer are included in the sale. The second bathroom, also bead boarded features a small sink and a window.

The back garden is a lush retreat featuring a paver stone dining patio and an additional bar-b-que patio. This green retreat is surrounded with dense foliage, sheltering trees, and bright sunny patches of manicured lawn.  Low-voltage lighting makes it the perfect outdoor dining area for entertaining, or a calm retreat on a summer day.

patio_1200 Both front and back yards are irrigated with sprinkling systems for efficiency and conservation.

Additionally, the home features an extra deep single, attached garage with a workbench and additional storage.  The home also features forced-air heating, composition roof, some dual-paned windows. For detailed photos and virtual tour, please visit



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