Furnished Room Available 8/1/23 in 2016 Built House in East Palo Alto: $1788 Per Month

Furnished Room Available 8/1/23 in 2016 Built House in East Palo Alto: $1788 Per Month

Please send an email to christopherkao@icloud.com with a self-introduction and a phone number for contact.

  • Newer 2016-built house with luxurious high 9’ ceilings and 8’ doors
  • 131 sqft bedroom (12’ x 10’ plus 11 sqft closet) comes furnished with newer twin XL bed, Herman Miller Aeron Chair ($1545 value), AMQ standing desk ($1000 value), UHD 4K monitor, lamp, clothes hangers, clothes organizers, smartphone-controlled Kasa LED ceiling light.
  • Shared bathroom is located outside the room. This is the only downstairs bedroom so you will be the main person using this bathroom, though other housemates or guests may occasionally use it.
  • Central heating and cooling controlled by dual-zone Nest thermostats
  • Multi-gigabit Internet is included for free ($200 value per month): 1.2Gbps download and 35 Mbps upload on Eero Pro 6 Gigabit mesh router. My phone and laptop average between 500 - 700 Mbps on Wi-Fi. Room has ethernet port.
  • Appliances: Washer, dryer, natural gas stove, microwave oven, smart toaster oven, multiple refrigerators, water heater, Dyson vacuum, iRobot vacuum, UVC air filters, Instant Pot, Zojirushi rice cooker
  • Free street parking on Pulgas Ave, or permitted parking in the neighborhood at a monthly cost (if available)

House Features

  • Kitchen is fully stocked with pots and pans.
  • You will have your own assigned cabinet space in the kitchen and outside your room.
  • Patio area with patio set, living room with 77” OLED TV and Sonos sound system, dining table and oversized kitchen counter with bar stools
  • No need to bring keys because doors have touchscreen keypads. Smart garage door can be opened with your phone.
  • Fire sprinkler system throughout the house
  • 24 hour exterior premise security camera recording
  • Shared Trek bike for housemates to use, and there is garage storage space for bikes.
  • Garage gym area with 65” OLED TV and Bowflex adjustable weights


  • Montage neighborhood at Pulgas Ave and Bay Road in East Palo Alto with 51 recently built homes and a private park.
  • Majority of neighbors are career-driven professionals in software, biotech, education (e.g. Stanford graduate students, residency), etc.
  • Very close to major employers: 1 mile to Amazon; 2 miles to Facebook; 4 miles to Stanford University; 4 miles to Google. All are very bike-able and drivable locations.
  • 2 minute walk to SamTrans 280 stop which goes to Palo Alto Caltrain & Stanford Shopping Center, and SamTrans 296 stop which goes to Menlo Park Caltrain & Redwood City Caltrain.
  • 5 minute walk to San Francisco Bay Trail and Cooley Landing for biking, running, walking, and nature.
  • 5 minute drive to Highway 101, Ikea, Target, Home Depot, Nordstrom Rack, Cardenas Market.


  • Must be responsible, considerate, quiet. No smoking, no pets, no drugs.
  • Overnight guests limited to twice per month
  • $1788 per month, available for move-in after 8/1/23. 12 month lease is preferred. Price is negotiable based on lease terms.
  • Applicants are required to submit a rental application and submit to a background and credit check.
  • Tenant pays for 1/5th of electricity, gas, water, and trash

About Myself and Housemates

  • I am an Asian-American software engineer. I’m clean and have no pets. I love running / biking / walking on the Bay Trail for work and for leisure.
  • Housemates are very respectful, down-to-earth guys and work at nearby tech companies.