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421 El Escarpado, Stanford
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Sale 5: 421 El Escarpado, Stanford
Direct Sale Information
- 07/24/19: Listed for sale (1:00 pm)
- 07/26/19: Open House (Friday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
- 07/29/19 – TBD *: House Tours (by appointment only)
- 07/29/19 – TBD *: Purchase Offer Packet submission period
* This schedule is subject to change and is contingent upon the acceptance of a Purchase Offer Packet.
Faculty who are eligible:
Are members of the Academic Council who have a 100% Academic Council appointment and
are working 100% time; and
Have an appointment, that has been approved by the President, for a term of three or more
years with the possibility of reappointment, or have received tenure, or have an appointment
with a continuing term; and
Have attended an Open House or had a private tour for the Direct Sale home; and
Do not have a reservation or contract on a FSH lottery or FSH Direct Sale single-family
This direct sale is comprised of 1 single-family home located in the San Juan Hill neighborhood within the Stanford
Campus Residential Subdivision.
Standard Ground Lease
This home is subject to a Standard Residential Ground Lease, and Stanford is selling this leasehold interest
through the FSH Direct Sale Process.
This home is not subject to a FSH Housing Lottery. This is a FSH Direct Sale Home.
This home is being sold "AS-IS."
All homes located on Stanford lands are subject to a ground lease. Not all ground leases are the same.
This home is subject to a Stanford Residential Ground Lease.
Direct Sale Process
Information regarding the Residential Ground Lease is available for reference
This home is being sold via Direct Sale on a “first come first served” basis to Eligible Faculty who:
Submit an Offer
- Satisfy all of the Eligibility Criteria for this Direct Sale home; and
- “Submit an Offer” for the home, as outlined below, and
- “Complete the Purchase” of the home, as outlined below.
To Submit an Offer, the prospective buyer must complete a “Purchase Offer Packet”, and provide it to FSH with
Informed Delivery, as prescribed below:
The Purchase Offer Packet is comprised of all 3 of the following items:
The Purchase Offer Packet must be submitted via:
- Reservation Form (available here); and
- Initial Reservation Deposit (a bank check payable to First American Title Company for Fifteen Thousand
Dollars ($15,000)); and
- A letter from a lender or evidence that demonstrates
the prospective buyer's ability to purchase the home.
Incomplete Purchase Offer Packets will not be considered and will be returned. To assure prompt
consideration, review all Purchase Offer Packet materials for completeness before submitting them to FSH.
Direct Mail: Certified Mail, Carrier with signature, or In-Person with receipt, during regular business hours
(8:30 am – 5:00 pm) at:
Faculty Staff Housing
552 O’Connor Lane
Stanford, CA 94305
Attn: Anthony K. Curry
Email: to FSHListings@stanford.edu, sent with:
Clear image of the Initial Reservation Deposit; and
Subject: “SECURE: Direct Sale – Purchase Offer Packet (Property Address)”;
Secure Email service is designed for faculty who need to use email to send Moderate to
High Risk Data. More information regarding Secure Email can be obtained from
Stanford University IT
Fax: to 650.725.4888, sent with:
- Clear image of the Initial Reservation Deposit; and
- Cover Sheet containing the following:
- To: Anthony K. Curry
- Re: “Direct Sale – Purchase Offer Packet (Property Address)”
Prospective buyers will be notified of their Direct Sale status within two (2) business days after receipt of their
Purchase Offer Packet, confirming if their Purchase Offer Packet is accepted, incomplete, or complete and in queue.
The Direct Sale listing will close when FSH accepts the first complete Purchase Offer Packet received from
Those in queue must collect their Initial Reservation Deposit from FSH within two (2) business days after being
notified of the listing being closed. Those in queue may remain in queue, in the order that their completed Purchase
Offer Packet was received, until the Prospective Buyer and FSH “Complete the Purchase.”
Complete the Purchase
To Complete the Purchase, the Prospective Buyer must successfully close escrow for the purchase of the Direct Sale
home, after full loan approval is received and the paperwork is prepared for the title company, in the manner
FSH will immediately place the Initial Reservation Deposit and Reservation Form in the escrow depository; and
The Prospective Buyer must sign the Purchase Contract for the home within two (2) business days after
FSH has accepted their Purchase Offer Packet.
The total escrow period may not be less than 30 days and no greater than 60 days.
San Juan subdivision, the oldest residential neighborhood on campus, consists of 179 homes. This subdivision
boasts a variety of homes – from Mediterranean to Eichler’s, and some Spanish. Architects Birge M. Clark,
Charles K. Sumner and John K. Branner have designed and constructed several homes here. Key homes include the
Lou Henry Hoover House that is resided by Stanford’s current president, and the Hanna House, a Frank Lloyd
Wright historic home.
||421 El Escarpado
Stanford, CA 94305
||4 BR + 3.5 Full BA
|Home Size (approx.)
||2,489 Sq. Ft. + Garage 427 Sq. Ft. + Basement 302 Sq. Ft.
|Lot Size (approx.)
||24,265 Sq. Ft.
This property, along with neighboring properties at 445 El Escarpado and 450 El Escarpado were designed at the same period by
Charles K. Sumner. This home was occupied by only 4 owners from 1927 through 2019. This home features a modest
kitchen with a breakfast area and a butler’s pantry, and an expansive landscape offers privacy. A detached
bonus room is available for additional storage space. This
charming home is a warm haven to a visionary buyer who loves architecture and history!
Nixon Elementary School
Fletcher Middle School
Gunn High School
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Answers to FAQs regarding the home and FSH Direct Sales are available here.
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Nothing on this site or in the documents it contains should be construed
as an offer or commitment of any kind. Programs and eligibility requirements
can be changed or discontinued without notice.