Within strolling distance to downtown San Mateo, this charming home originally built in 1912 has been updated in modern farmhouse style. Softly-coved ceilings, picture-rail moldings, chair railings and custom built-ins have been maintained throughout the 1370+- sq. ft. interior with an enclosed sunroom entry, a central foyer, living room with fireplace, formal dining room, and eat-in kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The surprise (and unpermitted) space is the lower level bonus room with 1,350+- sq.ft. Currently, half this space is used as an office , a workout area, media area and game/play area, while the other half has ample space for pool and ping pong tables, plus storage. The 6200+- sq.ft. lot has a gated driveway for multiple vehicles and backyard with a paver patio and stretch of lawn. This family-friendly neighborhood is convenient to everything downtown- restaurants, cafes, shopping, Central Park and entertainment- and neighborhood daycares, Seal Pointe Park, major shopping centers, Caltrain, Highways 101 and 92, major tech companies and SFO.