239 Upland Road, Redwood City
Coveted Canyon Neighborhood of Redwood City
Exclusively listed by David Weil, 650/823-3855
Nestled in the Canyon neighborhood in Redwood City, life slows down amongst the mature trees and winding drives in this 5 BR / 4 BA contemporary 2-story home on over half an acre of park-like setting.
Enter through the front door into the large vaulted ceiling entry, light sifting in from the ample bay window in the living room. Entertain around the gas-lit wood-burning fireplace and then make your way to the adjoining dining room for a feast.
The kitchen itself is a chef’s dream, with designer stainless appliances, granite island and ample counter space for all your prep work needs with tons of storage space and bar seating. A casual eating area nearby flows easily to the family room where conversation thrives around the river rock stone fireplace, with remote control gas log. Built-in window seats with ample storage overlook the tranquil gardens that bring the outside in.
Upstairs, the Master Suite enjoys beautiful backyard views. Sizable his and hers closets, lit by natural light skylights, with abundant storage. The Master Bath’s double jacuzzi tub, sitting opposite from the double sink vanity and under a dazzling skylight, provides easy relaxation. Three additional bedrooms, two are ensuite are located on the second floor as well. There is also a guest bedroom/office, near the front entry downstairs.
In addition to Maple floors and plantation shutters throughout, the home has A/C upstairs, 9’ ceilings downstairs and a spacious three car garage with adjoining mudroom/laundry room.
Encircled in oaks and redwood trees, guests will enjoy the indoor/outdoor flow from the open kitchen and great room through to the pristine Ipe deck overlooking the backyard and its spacious landscaped grounds. Follow the Tiger River bluestone path to a pair of stately redwood trees or discover the idyllic park-like setting with the beautifully landscaped backyard and meandering pathways, lush with hydrangea, roses, curving oaks and redwood trees. Custom outdoor lighting allows for optimal entertainment.
Just down the hill is Stafford Park, a family-friendly delight with multi-age play structures and a summer concert series. Dash into downtown Redwood City for a movie or a play, or dinner at one of a number of highly-rated restaurants from LV Mar to Milagro’s. San Carlos’ Laurel Street is also minutes away, with diverse dining options like Town, Johnston’s Salt Box or Paxti’s Pizza as well as myriad wine bars, coffee shops and boutiques. Easily commute up to San Francisco or down to San Jose via I-280 from this central Mid-Peninsula location.
About the Neighborhood
Ideally situated for suburban quiet yet minutes from bustling downtown Redwood City, the Canyon neighborhood boasts stately homes and winding drives. Bounded by Edgewood Park and Alameda de las Pulgas, Canyon is known for its easy-going vibe. Just a walk away, popular Stafford Park delights children of all ages with its many play structures situated around a winding pergola. Downtown Redwood City, a gourmand’s paradise varying from LV Mar’s ceviche to Vesta’s pizza pies to Milagro’s guacamole. There is no lack of nighttime recreation with the Fox Theater presenting live music and Redwood Downtown 20 showing the latest flicks. Downtown San Carlos is close by too, offering delicious steaks at Town, multiple cozy Italian restaurants, a new Boba Guys and the many wine bars that make Laurel Street so popular. Locals enjoy Hwy 280 for an easy commute.