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831 Solano Avenue | Albany

THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD

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MLS#
40737534
Price
$800,000
Type
Single Family Home
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Sq. Ft.
1,012
Year Built
1940
Lot Size
2500 sq.ft.
Pool
N
Garage
Y
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Date Sold
May 27th, 2016
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DESCRIPTION:

This bright & cheery home sits at the crest of Albany Hill, and offers homeowners a seemingly endless view of the horizon. Enjoy a magnificent view of Oakland, the Bay Bridge, the San Francisco skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge & the Marin headlands.
The home features a wide array of upgrades, including: an extensive kitchen remodel, remodeled bathroom, new interior & exterior paint, new light fixtures, custom built-ins, and more. The rear garden is heavenly & features fragrant blossoms, raised flower/vegetable beds, and even a mini-vineyard! Seller planted wine-making cabernet sauvignon grapes in front yard, and pinot noir and cabernet franc in the backyard. The vines are trellised & currently dry-farmed (no watering).
Neighborhood: Walk to popular Solano Avenue shops & restaurants. Fantastic parks and recreation facilities nearby. Top ranked Albany Schools. Whole Foods 1.0 mile away in vibrant, Gilman district. Convenient transit to both Downtown Berkeley & El Cerrito BART. Easy access to Hwy 580. Trans-Bay Express Bus to SF just 2 blocks away!

Features:
- Open floorplan that maximizes views of the SF Bay
- Breakfast nook with view of GG Bridge
- Remodeled Chef’s kitchen: Bertazzoni gas range/oven, Bertazzoni range hood, Bosch dishwasher, LG counter depth refrigerator (2016), Silestone quartz countertops, new backsplash, new slate floor
- Formal dining area w/custom built-in bar/cabinet
- Oak hardwood floors
- Nice division of space; bedrooms separated by bathroom & hallway
- Entire wall of built-in storage in hallway between bedrooms
- Remodeled bathroom; new fixtures & subway tile
- New central AC and Heating controlled by Nest thermostat (2015)
- New energy efficient dual paned windows throughout (2014)
- New roof, electrical, water heater strapped & braced (2012)
- Workbench area in basement w/recessed area for miter saw
- Landscaped front & back yards; new side gate & fencing
- Spacious laundry area w/washer/dryer hookups
- 1-car attached garage



Updated On: July, 21 2019
 
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Neighborhood Highlights
Albany is centrally located on the eastern shoreline of the San Francisco Bay, directly east of the Golden Gate Bridge. Easily accessible to San Francisco by both freeway and public transportation, Albany residents enjoy world-class entertainment, shopping, and all the benefits of living within one of the most dynamic metropolitan regions in the world! Still, Albany has managed to retain a quaint small-town, friendly ambiance.
The city’s small town idyllic character is exemplified by Albany’s "Main Street," Solano Avenue, home to a wide array of fabulous restaurants, cafes, grocers, florists, and boutiques. Every Fall, the Annual Solano Stroll attracts over 250,000 people to a street fair, parade, and day of entertainment that is 26 blocks long! Walk to Solano Avenue and enjoy:  Cafe Eugene  Ivy Room  Zachary’s Pizza  Little Star Pizza  Hopsy Beer shop  Fonda  Boss Burger  Many sushi restaurants  Solano Cinema  Much more!
Albany's public schools have an outstanding reputation with student test scores at the elementary, middle and high school levels among the highest in the state.
Albany and its surrounding environs offer a wide variety of recreational activities. Enjoy walking, hiking and bicycle paths along the shoreline, hills, and creeks of the East Bay area, including the East Shore State Park, the San Francisco Bay Trail, and the Albany Bulb.
For Commuters:
- Hop-on the Transbay Express Bus to SF, located just 2 blocks away!
- Convenient public transit to Downtown Berkeley BART, UC Berkeley Campus, or El Cerrito Plaza & BART.
- Easy access via Hwy 580 to Oakland, San Francisco, and the Greater Bay Area