Sand Hill Place

Sand Hill Place Apartments

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Sand Hill Place apartments are available as full-year option for single graduate students and couples without children. Single graduate students are assigned to two-bedroom units and couples without children are assigned to one-bedroom units.  Both options are furnished by the University.

Sand Hill Place has a swimming pool and off-street parking. The complex is located one mile east of Highway 280 in Menlo Park, very close to the Sharon Heights shopping center, which offers a grocery store, drug store, bakery, coffee shop, and café. It provides easy access via Sand Hill Road to Highway 280, the Stanford Medical Center, and the Stanford Shopping Center.

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

Sand Hill Place Apartments – one- and two-story buildings


Off-campus housing – Sand Hill Place is located in the Sharon Heights neighborhood, off of Sand Hill Road and Sharon Park Drive.

Navigation Address

2275 Sharon Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Distance from  Campus

Located 2.7 miles from Stanford. It is approximately 11 minutes to campus by bike.

Single Graduate Student Spaces

2 Bedroom, Double Occupancy: 50 spaces

Couples Without Children Spaces

1 Bedroom: 4 apartments

Housing Front Desk

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


One assigned parking space, off-street, plus visitor parking.

Note:  A Menlo Park ordinance prohibits parking on the street overnight.  Please see the Off-Campus Housing Front Desk for further information.

Laundry Facilities

On-site laundry facilities, coin-operated.


Kitchens provided - all apartments have a refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, and dishwasher.
Optional: Stanford Dining

Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited on-site.  Please exit building and go out to the street to smoke.
Pet Policy

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

Complex Website
Outside Area Sand Hill Place Outside Area
Patio Area


Sand Hill Place Patio Area



Kitchen Area

Sand Hill Place Kitchen Area



Dining Area

Sand Hill Place Living Room Area 1



Living Room Area



Bedroom Area

Sand Hill Place Bedroom





Each Bedroom

Wood laminate flooring and carpeting

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