An Early Mark Zuckerberg Address Is up for Sale: Photos

The Silicon Valley house where Mark Zuckerberg once operated the world’s largest social media network, Facebook, now known as Meta, is up for sale at $5.3 million.

The foyer of the house.
Courtesy of Crystal Souza

Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, and Sean Parker rented the house in 2004, Crystal Souza, realtor of Live Play Real Estate, told Insider. Zuckerberg was just 19 years old at the time, and he, Moskovitz, and Parker had just been kicked out of their previous home after the landlord found they’d attached a zipline to the chimney to jump into the pool

Desperate for a place to live, Zuckerberg and the others came across a listing for 1743 Westbrook Avenue, owned, according to Santa Clara County Public Records, by Judy Fusco. Fusco, now 77 years old, told the New York Post last year that Zuckerberg never even set foot inside the house before renting it, and simply handed her a $10,000 check to secure the lease.  

The trio moved in in September 2004, but they were not the only guests: Facebook employees, including engineers and interns, soon filled the six-bedroom house. The interns stayed in bunk beds in the sunroom, Fusco told the Post. 

The state of the house in 2004 was a far cry from what it is today. When Zuckerberg and the team resided there, the house only had essential furniture from IKEA and beanbags, per Facebook: The Inside Story by Steven Levy. Zuckerberg did not even have a dresser and kept his clothes in a pile.

Fusco and Zuckerberg did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.

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