A sunny little house in California with unexpected details

This unique little black house is for sale in Palo Alto, Calif. According to the Coldwell Banker listing, the home is a historical structure originally built in 1918. Entirely remodeled with warm woods and a charming spiral staircase, the interior style is a mixture of old and new.
A bright red-orange entry door leads you inside. At only 983 square feet, the house still manages to squeeze in a lot of usable living space. The main floor alone includes a living room, dining room, family room, kitchen, bedroom and full bath. Check out the full tour below.
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This angle of the home shows a peek of the living room as well as views straight through to the dining space. A built-in desk area can be used as a small office. The iron spiral staircase is a show-stopper.
The family room is cozy and soothing with white walls, neutral furnishings, and a wood burning stove. A large sliding glass door displays views of the mature trees and California sunshine.
The dining space is bright and cheerful with a cute garden window and classic architectural details.
The kitchen boasts more bright windows and plenty of solid wood cabinetry. A mixture of counter top material gives the space an eclectic style.
The living room is clean and contemporary with light furniture and modern artwork. A wood built-in cabinet represents the solid craftsmanship of the house.
The pillows and art provide touches of blue and yellow in an otherwise neutral space. Gold lamps and end tables add a bit of luxury.
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The wood flooring continues into the bedroom. This space is serene and welcoming with neutral walls and layers of soft bedding.

You'll love the classic details in this home such as the claw-foot tub, vintage built-ins and a farmhouse-style front door.
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