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by vbrasil on April 8, 2009

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3415 Notre Dame Dr. 3 Bedroom 2 Bath in Killarney Farms

3415 Notre Dame Drive, Santa Clara - 3 Bedroom 2 Bath in Killarney Farms - List Price: $735,000

Positives:This Killarney Farms home showed nicely.  The floor plan was very functional and some what open.  The decor was a bit dated, but it was clean and well maintained.  There was a large family room addition off the back that was open and well done.  The back yard was decent size, room sizes were sufficient, and there was a large deck of the side of the house.  Separate family and living areas too.

Negatives:A bit dated decor, no master bathroom.  Pool in back had been filled in.

3161 James Court - Darvon Park - 3 Bedroom 2 Bath -  5600 Sqft. Lot

3161 James Court, Santa Clara - Darvon Park - 3 Bedroom 2 Bath - 5600 Sqft. Lot - List Price: $599,000

Positives:This Darvon Park home shows well.  The home is a typical smaller 1200 sqft Santa Clara home.  The decor was a bit dated in some parts of the house.  Bathrooms were updated and Kitchen counter tops changed.  Kitchen still featured old cabinets.  Home was clean and decently maintained.  The back yard featured a doughboy pool, new concrete work, and a shed.

Negatives:Smaller home. A slightly dated decor and a large dough boy pool that dominates the back yard.

242 Madrone Avenue - Forest Park - 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath - 8,500 Sqft. Lot

242 Madrone Avenue, Santa Clara - Forest Park - 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath - 8,500 Sqft. Lot - List Price: $899,000

Positives: This Mackay built home is located in desireable Forest Park and features Cupertino Schools.  It is situated in a quiet location.  The home also features a large cul-de-sac lot with a large andwide back yard with a grass area and pool area.

Negatives: This Forest Park home showed poorly.  The decor was a bit dated and the lack of natural light made the house dark inside.  The family room was small.  There was a foreign odor in the home that smelled like a smoker had lived there.

Daniel Way - Westwood Oaks - 3 Bedroom 2 Bath - 7,000 Sqft. Lot

3725 Daniel Way, Santa Clara - Westwood Oaks - 3 Bedroom 2 Bath - 7,000 Sqft. Lot - LIst Price: $699,000

Positives: This WestwoodOaks home is located on a quiet street in a wonderful location.  It has a pie shaped lot with a large back yard area.  Front yard has low maintenance landscaping.  The exterior of the house appears to be well maintained.

Negatives: The home shows poorly and is in poor condition.  No updates have been done in any part of the home.  There is a large brick fireplace and inside BBQ dividing the dining area and living room.

2634 Maplewood Lane. - San Tomas Woods - 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath 10,000 Sqft. Lot. - List Price: $1,075,000

2634 Maplewood Lane, Santa Clara - San Tomas Woods - 4 Bedroom 2.5 Bath 10,000 Sqft. Lot. - List Price: $1,075,000

Positives: San Tomas Woods home in a quiet location.  This home is away from the road noise of Pruneridge andSan Tomas.  The property features a large lot witha wide front footage.  These homes were all semi-custom built homes and have unique floor plans.  The floor plan is functional and room sizes are Home was clean andwell maintained.  Home featured inside laundry.

Negatives: Home interior and exterior decor is dated.  The fourth bedroom is away from the other bedrooms near the garage and laundry area, makes a good guest room or office.

147 Cronin Drive. - Maywood - 4 Bedroom 2.5 bath - 7,000 Sqft. Lot

147 Cronin Drive, Santa Clara - Maywood- 4 Bedroom 2.5 bath - 7,000 Sqft. Lot - List Price: $920,000

Positives: Another well built Mackay home.  This located in the Maywood area of Santa Clara.  Home features Cupertino Schools.  Its a large home that had a 2nd level addition anda half bath added.  The decor of the home has been updated in good taste.  Back and front yards were well lanscaped, overall well maintained and styled home.  Walking distance to Eisenhower School.

Negatives: The 4th bedroom is actually a loft bedroom built on the second level with a spiral staircase access.  Home is also on a semi-busy or trafficked street.

257 Cronin Drive - Maywood - 3 Bedroom 3 Bath - 6,600 Sqft. Home - List Price: $933,500

257 Cronin Drive, Santa Clara - Maywood - 3 Bedroom 3 Bath - 6,600 Sqft. Home - List Price: $933,500

Positives: Another well built Mackay home in the Maywood area of Santa Clara.  Home features Cupertino Schools.  Overall condition of the home is good.  Simple and clean updates.  Some years ago someone added a new master bathroom and extended the original bedroom.  The new bathroom is spacious and features a large tub andseparate shower enclosure.  Kitchen was also updated with new cabinets and granite counter tops.  The home also had some appealing landscaping.

Negatives: The home is situated on a semi-busy road.  The addition took away about 300 sqft of back yard space.

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