New Construction Review: Classics at Station 361, Mountain View


Classics at Station 361 is the latest new home community in Mountain View. With models open for only two months and 13 of its 65 homes sold in just three sales releases, Classics at Station 361 has become an instant hit with homebuyers.

Classics at Station 361 has the three L’s going for it – location, location, location. Station 361 is centrally-located in Mountain View which, according to, is one of The 15 Hottest American Cities of the Future – Mountain View will continue to lead as a tech city. Home to such big tech names as Google and Microsoft, Mountain View is sure to stay on the cutting edge of technology for years to come.

Access to the rest of the Bay Area and beyond is a cinch with the Mountain View Transit Center conveniently located just across the street. The Mountain View Transit Center offers residents quick, easy access to anywhere in the Bay Area via the Tasman Corridor Light Rail line, CalTrain, VTA buses, and paratransit in a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere. If you prefer to drive your car, Station 361 offers easy access to highways 101, 85, Central Expressway, and El Camino Real.

Within walking distance of Station 361 is Castro Street in downtown Mountain View. Castro Street is a gathering spot for locals because of its many restaurants, pubs, and shops. The Mountain View Performing Arts Center can also be found on Castro Street. Located in the Caltrain station parking lot every Sunday, residents of Station 361 can walk to one of the Bay Area’s largest year-round farmer’s markets. There are also many outdoor recreation areas within walking distance including Pioneer Park, Mercy-Bush Park, and the Stevens Creek Trail & Bike Path.

There is no doubt that Station 361 has a smashing location; now let’s talk about the community and its beautiful homes. This community will offer 65 homes – 45 detached homes and 20 townhomes. The 20 townhomes are arranged in four, three-story buildings that front W. Evelyn Avenue, while the 45 detached homes form the community’s interior that is bounded by Del Real Avenue, Villa Street, and Calderon Avenue. Also located in the middle of the community is common open space which includes shade trees, seating, a barbecue area and a children’s tot lot.

The townhomes feature two floorplans, each offering 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with approximately 1,700 square feet. Both floorplans feature a first-floor bedroom with en suite bathroom perfect for extended family or a home office. Five floorplans are offered for the detached homes. They range in size from approximately 1,074 to 2,439 square feet, and feature 2-4 bedrooms and 2-4 bathrooms plus flex space such as a den or loft (per plan) in two- and three-stories.

When it comes to in-home amenities, the homes at Station 361 are designed with you in mind. The homes feature private outdoor living space, fine hardwood cabinetry, and interior laundry rooms or closets (per plan). The kitchens feature granite countertops, hardwood flooring, gas range/oven, and double stainless-steel sink with garbage disposal standard. The latest in energy-efficiency and media wiring can be found in the homes as well. As is fitting for homes located in a city that offers free city-wide Wi-Fi, all building systems have the ability to be controlled via iPad.