Wellsbury Apartments

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

Wellsbury Apartment Homes, located in Midtown Palo Alto, is a 30-unit complex with a sparkling pool, built-in barbeque, fire pit, meandering walkways, and beautiful landscaping.  Apartment features include stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, and ceiling fans.  Wellsbury is within walking distance to a large grocery store and many smaller shops and restaurants.

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

Wellsbury – two-story buildings


Off-campus housing - Wellsbury Apartments is located near Safeway, Starbucks and Walgreens, plus other shops and restaurants

Navigation Address

3085 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Distance from  Campus

Located 3.5 miles miles from Stanford.  It is approximately 18 minutes to campus by bike.

Single Graduate Student Spaces

2 Bedroom, Double Occupancy: 22 spaces

Couples without Children Spaces

1 Bedroom: 2 apartments

Housing Front Desk

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


One assigned, covered space per apartment.

Laundry Facilities

One-site laundry facilities, coin-operated.


Kitchens provided - appliances vary, but all apartments have a refrigerator and stove/oven.
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


The Apartments

Living Room
Wellsbury Apartment Living Room
Wellsbury Apartment Kitchen
Wellsbury Apartment Bathroom
Pool Area



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