san francisco peninsula: What's New Menlo Park: 1281 Orange Avenue - 01/07/14 07:18 AM
It's a new year, which means a new real estate market! With few homes for sale in Menlo Park, a mere 13 (2 condominiums/town houses & 11 detached homes ranging in price from $4,500,000 to $475,000), there are many ready, willing and able buyers.  
Even if the market were overflowing with choices, this home is undoubtedly eye-catching.
1281 Orange Avenue is a new construction 2,800 square foot, 2-story modern style home, set on a 6,250 square foot lot in the Alameda Area of Menlo Park. This home offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, a master suite downstairs, a fabulous great … (0 comments)

san francisco peninsula: Party Time on the San Francisco Peninsula - 11/10/12 02:46 PM

Stanford football on the San Francisco Peninsula, gave me the perfect time to say thank you to my clients and some of the folks who help me keep my clients well cared for.  Nearly 4 dozen of my guests enjoyed a delicious meal provided by ABC Bar-B-Que and a winning performance by our home team Cardinal. Relaxing at tables spread under eucalyptus trees in Arboretum Grove provided an ideal venue for our tailgate and an easy walk to Stanford Stadium to watch the Cardinal battle the visiting Oregon State Beavers. 
The day was “California at its autumn best”.  With … (4 comments)

san francisco peninsula: Redwood City Backyard Coffee Company: Perfect Blend of Comfort and Caffeine - 02/18/12 09:27 AM

The Backyard Coffee Company, 965 Brewster Avenue,  brings a spark of the hometown cafe to Redwood City. Centrally located in downtown Redwood City, a stone’s throw from the boulevard of shops and restaurants, rests the Backyard Coffee Company. This locally owned and operated business boasts both an open plan coffee shop and a separate but shared-site gym. The owner of this cozy cafe renamed it from Cafe Sportivo to Backyard Coffee Company in honor of her great-grandmother who ran a restaurant with the same name. The Backyard Coffee Company blends the ideas of a traditional coffee shop with a place … (2 comments)

san francisco peninsula: 350 Nimitz Ave, Redwood City - 02/06/12 05:25 PM
Join Wende Schoof on a tour of her newly listed 350 Nimitz Ave, Redwood City home located in the West Selby Neighborhood.

This artfully remodeled home is a 3 bedroom 2 bath positioned in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula making it ideally located for all the best the bay has to offer- from weather to entertainment.

For more information please contact Wende at 650-504-0219 or or visit


san francisco peninsula: Bad Kitty! Bad Kitty! - 02/11/11 03:29 PM

When you go hiking around the hills in the San Francisco Peninsula, you might see more than just pretty views of the bay and ocean.  These signs are now thoughtfully posted around various popular trails after the increasing number of mountain lion sightings.  This one is in the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve above Portola Valley, CA.

san francisco peninsula: Wordless Wednesday: Open House? - 10/27/10 06:24 AM


san francisco peninsula: REDWOOD CITY HOME SALES REPORT - 10/05/10 05:12 PM
The third quarter statistics are out for residential home sales and listings in Redwood City, CA, and it's clear the market is improving.

This data, supplied by, provides a comprehensive overview of residential listings and sales for all of Redwood City. Information about home sales in distinct neighborhoods or specific price ranges in Redwood City and other San Francisco Peninsula cities is also available.
Redwood City Detached, Single Homes, September, 2009:
Median Sold Price: up 3%   September, 2009  ($771,000)   September, 2010  ($792,000)
Number of Sold Homes: down 2%    September, 2009  (45)   September, 2010  (44)
Number of Homes for … (2 comments)

san francisco peninsula: What do you get for $600,000 in Menlo Park, CA? - 09/12/10 05:23 AM
Want to know what $600,000 will get you in Menlo Park, CA, on the San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula?  Check out 11 Athlone Court at my Open House Sunday, 1:30-4:30.

san francisco peninsula: Emerald Hills: One of Redwood City's Best Places to Live - 09/10/10 08:01 PM
Since I'm a realtor, people often ask me where the best places to live are.  One of my favorites is Emerald Hills in Redwood City, CA, located on the San Francisco Peninsula.

Just east of the 280 freeway Emerald Hils offers a variety of homes. Prices range from smaller cottages and ranchers in the mid $700,000's to luxury estate style homes in the upper $2,000,000's.

Bordered by Woodside and San Carlos, Emerald Hills attracts home owners looking for a more nature-filled setting with relatively easy access 
to all the amenities of suburban living. With plenty of trees and … (4 comments)

Menlo Park Real Estate  and Homes for Sale, - 650.504.0219 - SF Peninsula  (Wende Schoof)

Menlo Park Real Estate and Homes for Sale - 650.504.0219 - SF Peninsula

Menlo Park, CA

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Wende Schoof

Address: 707 Menlo Avenue, Ste 100, Menlo Park, CA, 94025

Office: (650) 504-0219

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This blog is dedicated to sharing why the San Francisco Peninsula is a great place to live! Home to Stanford University and bounded by San Francisco and Silicon Valley/San Jose, the cities along the San Francisco Peninsula offer a wide range of housing opportunities and many vibrant downtowns. With the Bay on one side and the Coastal Mountains on the other, combined with a temperate Mediterranean climate, the San Francisco Peninsula supports a year-round outdoor lifestyle for many. The Pacific Coast is about a 30 minute drive, and the Sierra Nevada mountains are only 3 hours away. So come soak up some California sunshine with me and make this Your Home on the San Francisco Pensinsula!



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