Mature trees line the private lane leading to this captivating Palo Alto home w/ 4BR/3.5BA which includes additional living space over garage. In desirable Community Center, half a block to Eleanor Pardee Park, walk to University Aves many restaurants & shops, but feels a million miles away in the peaceful backyard. An open and modern floor plan combines a kitchen w/ abundant eat-in counter space w/ a vaulted dining and living area. French doors open to a secluded entertaining brick patio. Over two car garage, initially designed as an art studio, bright living area w/ bathroom, wet bar & walk-in closet offers additional home office or generation living space. Large Primary Suite boasts french doors that expand onto the backyard. With the ideal Mid-Peninsula location, enjoy swimming at Rinconada Park, Easy 101 commuting or bike to close-by Caltrain. Excellent Palo Alto schools. A serene gem close to all. Duveneck Elementary, Greene Middle School, Palo Alto High School, Buyer to verify.