Checklist for Finding Your New Place to Live
You’re a Busy Person
Which is why the link below the photos sends you to a slideshow. Check it out and if you’re interested call 650-386-5280
You’re Particular About Where You Live
This apartment gives you:
An inviting floor plan containing 978 square feet on the second floor, and the only footsteps you’ll hear above you are squirrels scampering across the roof.
New oak kitchen cabinets, double stainless steel sink and color coordinated countertops.
Cushy vinyl in the kitchen and entry hall and cedar flooring in the closets.
Rooms that are larger than the rooms in the multi-story complexes going up in Mountain View.
12″x 12″ decorator ceramic tile around the bathtub and on the floor and a new vanity with a granite top that is the color of jade
A haven — a home where you can relax in peace and comfort.
You Like Extras
A keyed storage closet that is 8 feet high – no more storing your canoe or other tall stuff in the corner of the living room.
A deck that’s very private and secluded and sunny and open to the trees at the same time.
A pocket door slides out of the wall if you want to separate the kitchen from the entry.
Choose one of three colors for an accent wall in the living room.
Hooking up to the HD antenna and watching a lot of channels for free. Or if you’d rather sign up with a TV provider the apartment is wired for local/national/international satellite or cable TV.
There’s a kitty sitter for your cat when you’re on vacation.
You Like to Know a Little About Who Lives Here
People feel comfortable leaving their soap and softener and other laundry supplies on open shelves in the laundry rooms.
Residents who moved back to Switzerland after getting their degrees said, “We liked living here because the apartments have different floor plans and we felt like we had our own place.”
People stay – some residents have lived here ten years or more.
Why did the people who lived in this apartment leave? She went back to school to get her degree, and they moved to an apartment that is half-way between his work and her school
A few people get their exercise by biking to Stanford and Google.
Several residents have said they’ve made lasting friendships with some of their neighbors.
The managers live in the complex – residents don’t have to leave messages and make appointments. They get notes saying things like “Thank you both for being such great managers,” and “Thanks for making this such a comfortable place to live.”
You Want to Live in a Place That Feels Like Home
The gardens surrounding the pool have ferns, lemon bushes, camellias, apricot and loquat trees, a giant avocado tree, a visiting falcon and a raccoon who lives in a large pine tree.
Many people come in the gates and say something about how peaceful and quiet it is.
People new to California sometimes ask about earthquakes, and yes, the entire complex has been earthquake retrofitted.
Your cat can watch sassy squirrels and an assortment of birds.
You’re Interested Enough to Want Some Numbers
$500 deposit ($500 additional if you have a cat) and a year lease.
Location: 2017 California Street, Mt. View. 650-386-5280.