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2222 Fremont Dr, Santa Rosa - $545,000
3 beds, 2 baths, 1,762 square feet. Year built: 1961.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of RE/MAX MARKETPLACE)
Rincon Valley is one of the areas that many people flock to when moving to the North Bay because of the highly rated school system and views of the nearby Mayacamas Mountains. While this smaller home may not be the extravagant manse most people associate with the area, it's a well-placed starter house. It also has an interior that's been well-maintained and updated. Click to check out the kitchen...
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Kitchen. (Photo courtesy of RE/MAX MARKETPLACE)
While still keeping the narrowness of a 1960s suburban home, the updated granite-look countertops and freshly painted cabinets create a newer look than what it would have lookd like in the 1960s, without a lot of actual change to the physical structure. Scroll to view the next property...
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3966 Louis Krohn Dr, Santa Rosa - $669,000
4 beds, 4 baths, 2,882 square feet. Year built: 2004.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of W Real Estate)
Okay, this is technically not under the $600,000 mark, but it has a 460 square foot second unit that can be used as a rental unit, so it's a bit more than a single house. Built in 2004, this (relatively) newer house is especially roomy with over 2,882 square feet. This much room means more space for entertaining. Click to see the kitchen...
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Kitchen. (Photo courtesy of W Real Estate)
There's plenty of room in the kitchen, as in the rest of the house. The stainless steel appliances look like a newer upgrade, and the recessed lighting is a good touch. Scroll to see the next house...
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1011 Borden Villa Dr, Santa Rosa - $390,000
2 beds, 1 bath, 1,080 square feet. Year built: 1961.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of HomeBay)
This 1960s house is small, and looks like a with a very drought resistant front yard will help keep he water bill down. The roofing is new, which will help with the utilities as well. Though smaller, click to find out how much space is in the front room...
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Living room. (Photo courtesy of HomeBay)
Though this is a view of the living room with less furniture than usual (no television stand, coffee table, or bookshelves). But what this view does do is showcase how much space the new homeowner will have to decide what they do - or don't - want to use in this room, along with showcasing the real wood floors. Scroll to see the next property...
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4967 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa - $359,000
2 beds, 1 bath, 864 square feet. Year built: 1961.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of Century 21 Alliance)
This vintage farmhouse-style home needs a little bit of care, but it's a great find for animal lovers (lots of room for chickens, goats, or a horse...). Click to check out the yard...
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Yard. (Photo courtesy of Century 21 Alliance)
This yard may not look like a lot right now, but it's just because it needs a little bit of attention. Scroll to see the next house on the list...
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1812 Sonoma Ave, Santa Rosa - $495,000
3 beds, 2 baths, 1,422 square feet. Year built: 1955.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of CENTURY 21 Alliance)
This 50's ranch home is another starter home in the Montgomery Village area, and at 1,422 square feet has plenty of room for a sizable family. Click to check out just how spacious this small house is...
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Interior. (Photo courtesy of CENTURY 21 Alliance)
The interior is updated and very well maintained, and it looks like the flooring is an upgraded laminate with a wood look - a good choice for a family with pets or small children. Scroll to see another property...
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5064 Dupont Ct E, Santa Rosa - $585,000
3 beds, 2 baths, 1,471 square feet. Year built: 1973.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of Better Homes Realty)
Another Rincon Valley home (I'm seeing a trend here...), this one located in a cul-de-sac within walking distance to Sequoia Elementary School, making it a great choice for a family. Click to check out the period-specific living room...
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Dining/living room. (Photo courtesy of Better Homes Realty)
Just in case you couldn't tell, this home was built in 1973, and the interior attests to that fact. Far from looking outdated, however, much of the 70s aesthetic is coming back in style. To the left side is a bonus sunroom that will help keep the house warm, and hopefully, cut back on utility bills. Scroll to see the next property...
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2132 Pebblewood Ct, Santa Rosa - $499,900
3 beds, 2 baths, 1,340 square feet. Year built: 1987.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of Coldwell Banker - East)
This single family home looks like a solid suburban house, located in a quiet cul-de-sac - which are always a good choice for families with kids who enjoy playing outside (avoids having the house face a busy street). There's also a nicely landscaped backyard - click to check it out...
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Backyard. (Photo courtesy of Coldwell Banker - East)
A well constructed deck with an overhang looks out over a wide lawn and shade trees. This creates a good setting for barbecues, birthdays, or any type of family get together. Scroll to visit the next house....
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1241 Butte Ct, Santa Rosa - $510,000
3 beds, 2 baths, 1,312 square feet. Year built: 1979.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of RE/MAX Gold Santa Rosa)
This sizable single family home features a low maintenance front and backyard, and the current homeowners are looking to close escrow quickly. This corner of Northwest Santa Rosa will have a lot of rebuilding, but this house is situated away from it. Click to see an unexpected addition...
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Bathroom. (Photo courtesy of RE/MAX Gold Santa Rosa)
While this home may seem like it's just another suburban tract house, the homeowners gave it a unique personality by adding unexpected add-ons throughout, like this hand-painted ceramic sink in the bathroom. Scroll to view the last property on this list...
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2632 Arrowhead Dr, Santa Rosa - $565,000
3 beds, 3 baths, 1,866 square feet. Year built: 1998.
Exterior. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Union International)
Though built in 1998, this home looks brand new. The solar panels on the roof are a added bonus. Click to view the entryway...
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Living room. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Union International)
This house opens into to living room, which appears to double as a grand entryway. The use of loft space on the second floor creates more space than a traditional floor plan where the hallways would be closed off.