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Ruth Frassetto

262 Amherst Ave

$1,098,000 262 Amherst Ave, Kensington, CA 94708
Nestled in the Kensington Hills, yet just a block to Village shops and a short distance to Solano Avenue shops and restaurants. Luscious Bay Views. Open and airy Spanish style craftsman. With nearly 1,400 square feet, plus expansive basement with a photography dark room. Spacious deck looks out to invigorating San Francisco Bay Views! Absolutely charming bungalow featuring vintage aesthetic & appeal. The Roof and HVAC are both recent improvements per owner. This was the home of recognized photographer Jim Millett who was mentored by Ansel Adams and other famed photographers.
  • Sold
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1928
    Year Built
  • 1,398 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 1,398 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 4,455 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: 41040947
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Neighborhood: Kensington
  • Architecture Styles: Spanish
  • View Description: Bay Bridge, City Lights, Downtown, Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Other, Bridges, Mt Tamalpais
  • School District: West Contra Costa (510) -231-1100


  • Total Bedrooms: 3
  • Total Bathrooms: 2
  • Full Bathrooms: 1
  • Laundry Room: Dryer, In Basement, Washer
  • Flooring: Hardwood Flrs Throughout
  • Fireplace: Insert, Living Room
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Free-Standing Range, Refrigerator, Dryer, Washer
  • Other Interior Features: Tile Counters, Eat-in Kitchen, Kitchen Island, Updated Kitchen

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 1
  • Water Source: Public
  • Pool: None
  • Roof: Rolled/Hot Mop, Tile, Bitumen
  • Lot Features: Level, Premium Lot
  • Parking: Off Street, No Garage
  • Heat Type: Forced Air
  • Air Conditioning: None
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Substructure: Concrete Perimeter
  • Other Exterior Features: Back Yard, Landscape Front, Low Maintenance


  • Sales Price: $1,098,000

262 Amherst Ave

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