1515 Willow Avenue
1515 Willow Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010
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Built in 1919
4 beds
1 parking spaces
2,707 sqft
7,750 sf lot

Nestled on a tree-lined street in the sought-after Burlingame Park neighborhood, you will find this beautifully remodeled, single-level 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home. Striking a stunning balance between the home’s original details and clean modern upgrades, this home presents a unique buying opportunity. This Burlingame residence was developed, designed and built by artist Mika Hamamura; in this home you'll find elegant style and exquisite one-of-a-kind details throughout.


Inspired new front and rear landscaping features mature oak, apple, pear and peach trees. The extended driveway boasts tumbled limestone cobblestone pavers with Hama pebbles for the overflow motor court, providing a great space for on-site guest parking. The driveway continues the length of the home and provides additional secure parking with a privacy gate and a detached garage. As an added bonus, this home’s outdoor spaces feature water-saving drip irrigation, LED landscape lighting throughout and is prewired for EVC. After taking in the beauty of the front yard from the expansive Slate front porch, complete with custom wrought-iron detail; it is time to enter this 2,707 square foot masterpiece.


Upon formal entry, you’ll be greeted by the Arctic White Quartz-stacked stone entry wall that leads you into an open-concept interior. This thoughtfully designed floorplan begins with the living room where you will be drawn to the spectacular wood-burning fireplace with custom, hand-made wrought-iron detailing and a vintage timber fireplace mantle. From the living room, a private hallway features 2 of the home’s well-sized bedrooms with custom closets and a beautiful bathroom featuring white porcelain oak plank floor and wall tile, black slate ledger tile shower and tub, walk-in shower with frameless glass door and partition, and custom vanity.


The living room continues with a stream-lined flow into the home’s formal dining room and showcase dry bar, complete with Quartz and custom wrought-iron detailing. It is in this space that you will find access to the laundry room, complete with Samsung front loading washer and dryer, Quartz countertops, vintage porcelain tile floor and walls with built-in cabinetry. Also here, the 3rd bedroom with en-suite features a custom closet with sliding doors and attached bathroom boasting a Velux skylight, vintage Italian porcelain tile accent wall, floating vanity, vessel sink, and walk-in shower with frameless glass partition.


From the dining room, continue into the breakfast nook and incredible chef’s kitchen. The spectacular Brazilian granite, book-matched full-slab backsplash and counter tops are the focal point of this true gourmet kitchen featuring a complete suite of Thermador stainless steel appliances, including a 48” pro grand gas range with Hood, 36” all refrigerator column, 30” all freezer column, 24” all wine preservation column, built-in microwave drawer, dishwasher and built-in coffee station. The custom-made adjustable rolling tables with walnut butcher block, make preparation a pleasure. Walk-in dry and utility pantries, with granite countertop shelves and tucked behind sleek cabinet doors, offer an abundance of additional storage. Modern light fixtures enhance this perfect setting for everything from your first cup of coffee to evening entertaining. The attention to detail continues in the nearby powder room featuring a custom-made mild steel sheet vanity and Tumbled Travertine accent wall.


Relax and renew in the Master Suite retreat, a space featuring sophisticated style and a variety of amenities ready-made to suit your lifestyle. The customized walnut closet system offers beauty and convenience, while the opulent master bathroom features multi-texture Italian porcelain floor and wall tile. Start each day with the custom walnut, steel, and glass double vanity with surface mounted travertine sinks and custom glass makeup table. Indulge your senses in the luxurious walk-in, two-person shower. Enjoy style and sustainability with the Toto toilet with Toto Electronic Bidet Washlet toilet seat.


French doors from both the kitchen and the master suite lead into the backyard, a perfect space for al fresco seating, dining, and entertaining on the Italian porcelain paved terrace or under the custom-made steel pergola. Char-broil 5-burner Medallion modular gas grill offers beauty and flexibility for outdoor cooking. French doors from the Master Suite retreat lead to an additional private terrace.


The attention to detail is evident throughout this stunning residence, from the midnight black oak, wide-plank flooring throughout the home to the heavy timber ceiling beams. Find a variety of features designed for convenience and environmental sustainability, including the home’s high-efficiency forced air heating, air conditioning, and Takagi tankless water heating system. With wired-in ceiling speakers in living room, dining room, kitchen and exterior rear yard, plus a brand-new security system featuring Ring video doorbells and Ring Floodlight plus motion-activated HD security camera with two way talk and siren, this home offers all of the upscale amenities, elegant finishes and luxe features you’re looking for. Just a short walk to Downtown Burlingame, this home is perfect for daily living and celebratory gatherings.


  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3.5 Custom Bathrooms
  • Master Suite
  • Junior Suite
  • Chef’s Kitchen w/Thermador Appliance Suite
  • 2707 Livable Square Feet
  • 7750 Square Foot Level Lot
  • Separate Laundry Room
  • Landscaping w/Custom Steel Pergola
  • Walk To Downtown Burlingame