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Ruth Frassetto

851 Bates Ave

$2,138,000 851 Bates Ave, EL CERRITO, CA 94530
Exceptional Mid-Century residence designed by Linda Witten Wilson c. 1967. Rare all level living - with a fabulous rural garden & unsurpassed three bridge views. Lives like a 5BR/3BA home or 4BR/2BA plus legal 1BR/1BA A.D.U. Iconic finishes preserved, plus completely updated and expanded by recognized Bee Renovated and Sean Gaston Design. The layout is open & airy - flowing seamlessly- connecting to the view & landscape. Rich rough cut redwood paneling finished in dramatic ebony stain, blonde wide plank oak floors and floor to ceiling walls of glass, multiple decks and tasteful improvements throughout. This home is featured in California Home and Design. To their credit Bee Renovated and Sean Gaston Design homes have been featured in Palm Springs Life and numerous publications and show cased in the Palm Springs Modernism Tour. Ideal location close to shopping, TransBay Express/BART direct bus stop and Public transportation. Minutes to top rated Kensington Hilltop School.
  • Sold
  • 5
  • 3
  • 1967
    Year Built
  • 2,836 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 2,836 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.26 Acres
  • MLS® ID: 40886017
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1967
  • Architecture Styles: Contemporary
  • View Description: Bay, Bay Bridge, City Lights, Downtown, Golden Gate Bridge, Hills, Panoramic, San Francisco, Water, Other


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Kitchen: Counter - Solid Surface, Eat In Kitchen, Garbage Disposal, Island, Range/Oven Built-in, Refrigerator, Updated Kitchen
  • Laundry Room: Hookups Only, In Laundry Room
  • Flooring: Hardwood Floors
  • Fireplace: Brick, Living Room
  • Other Interior Features: Au Pair, Dining Area, Family Room, In-Law Quarters, Utility Room

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 2
  • Garage Space: 2
  • Pool: None
  • Roof: Other
  • Lot Features: Premium Lot
  • Parking: Attached Garage, Int Access From Garage, Off Street Parking
  • Heat Type: Radiant, Other Heat
  • Air Conditioning: None
  • Sewer: Sewer System - Public
  • Other Exterior Features: Back Yard, Deck(s), Front Yard, Patio, Side Yard, Terraced Down


  • Sales Price: $2,138,000

851 Bates Ave

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