Merrilee Terrace Apartments

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Mirrilee Terrace Apartments


Merrilee Terrace Apartments are available as a full-year option for single graduate students and couples without children students. Single graduate students are assigned to two-bedroom and three-bedroom units. Couples without children are assigned to one-bedroom units. Both options are furnished by the University.

Residents of Merrilee Terrace Apartments enjoy a swimming pool in a quiet courtyard, laundry facilities, secure bike rooms, and nearby park with community gardens.

The apartments are spacious and have carpet and laminate flooring throughout. Each apartment has one assigned, covered parking space. Stanford provides high speed internet through Comcast and covers the cost of utilities. Stanford does not provide cable television, telephone, or cost of laundry.

Sublicensing is not permitted within off-campus subsidized apartments.

General Information

Residence Name

Merrilee Terrace Apartments – three-story buildings


Off-campus housing – Merrilee Terrace Apartments is located near a park with community gardens and is a short distance to retail and restaurants along El Camino Real

Navigation Address

443 Ventura Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306

Distance from  Campus

Located 3.5 miles from Stanford.  It is approximately 15 minutes to campus by bike.

Single Graduate Student Spaces

2 Bedroom, Double Occupancy: 30 Spaces

3 Bedroom, Triple Occupancy: 3 spaces

Couples without Children Spaces

1 Bedroom: 3 Apartments

Housing Front Desk

Off-Campus Housing Front Desk
Escondite Cottage, 150 Comstock Circle
Stanford, CA 94305


One assigned covered space per apartment, under building, plus additional street parking.

Laundry Facilities

On-site laundry facilities, coin-operated.
Custodial Service

Self-managed, except for common areas of the complex.

Dining Service

Kitchens provided (appliances vary, but all apartments have a refrigerator and stove/oven); optional Stanford Dining or student-managed plan.

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited on the entire property, including individual units, common areas, every building, and adjoining grounds.
Pet Policy

Stanford University does not allow pets of any kind in apartments.

Co-ed Type

Gender-Neutral Housing Not Available

Complex Website

The Apartments

Mirrilee Terrace Pool
Common Areas
Mirrilee Terrace Living Area
Living Area
Mirrilee Terrace Kitchen
Kitchen Area
Mirrilee Terrace Bathroom



Each Bedroom

Carpet and Laminate Flooring

Extra-long twin bed frame and mattress (single students)

Queen bed frame and mattress (couples)

Window coverings

Desk and chair

High-speed internet access




Coffee table


Dining table & chairs