Five Sonoma County fixer-uppers under $800,000
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17220 Keaton Ave., Sonoma - $599,000
3 beds, 2 baths, 1,760 square feet. Year built: 1968. Lot size: 4,791 square feet.
Location, location, location: This picturesque Sonoma Valley property is situated in a highly coveted locale. Click further to see more. (Photos courtesy of BAREIS MLS. Property listed by David Kerr, Terra Firma Global Partners)
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View with a room: Stare down at the Sonoma Valley from the great room at 17220 Keaton Avenue.
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Country kitchen: A move-in-ready cookery with stainless steel appliances and natural cabinetry.
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Updates needed: A partially remodeled room at 17220 Keaton Avenue.
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Nature's bounty: Enjoy treetop views with your morning coffee or tea at 17220 Keaton Avenue.
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26849 Mountain Pine Road, Cloverdale - $540,000
3 beds, 1 bath, 1,280 square feet. Year built: 1978. Lot size: 1.35 acres.
More or less move-in-ready: This cozy Cloverdale home only needs a couple modifications. Click further to see more. (Photos courtesy of BAREIS MLS. Property listed by Donald Jaramillo, Vanguard Properties)
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Got land? 26849 Mountain Pine Road sits on picturesque 1.35-acre lot in the famed Alexander Valley wine appellation.
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More to see: Listed before a photographer could go in and capture the interior, there is much more to see inside. The listing describes walls of windows that allow natural light to fill the kitchen and living room. Only a few repairs are needed on the deck.
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5267 Daywalt Lane, Sebastopol - $550,000
1 bed, 1 bath, 768 square feet. Year built: 1920. Lot size: 2.52 acres.
Agricultural escape: This West County bungalow sits on the site of a former walnut orchard. (Photos courtesy of BAREIS MLS. Property listed by Julie Etchell and Danielle Willis, Keller Williams Realty)
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More to love: In addition to a historic bungalow, this Sebastopol property also includes two oversized garages and plenty of room to farm.
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1265 Corby Ave., Santa Rosa - $785,000
3 beds, 1 bath, 1,156 square feet. Year built: 1939. Lot size: 2 acres.
Development Potential: This Santa Rosa plot is zoned for medium density housing with the opportunity for 24 units per acre (with the inclusion of affordable housing). (Photos courtesy of BAREIS MLS. Property listed by Rick Warner, Compass)
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Family housing: A single-family residence on the parcel needs work, but offers rental potential.
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More to love: In addition the single-family home, there is a second "total fixer" and additional outbuildings.
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2780 Cazadero Highway, Cazadero - $370,000
2 beds, 3 baths, 1,608 square feet. Year built: 1974. Lot size: 0.67 acres
Forest retreat: This remote West County property is surrounded by natural beauty. Click further to see more. (Photos courtesy of BAREIS MLS. Property listed by Randall Tallariti, Vanguard Properties)
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Let there be light: Walls of windows frame forest views at 2780 Cazadero Highway.
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Vintage charm? This retro 1970s kitchen needs a complete overhaul. Are you up to the task?
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Partially remodeled: The carpets have been removed and walls stripped, bring your hammer and nails.
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Plenty of potential: A garage workshop is already in place to help you complete the remodel.
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More to love: 2780 Cazadero Highway is situated in painterly locale above Austin Creek.
Have a little time on your hands? Want to invest in a new property and prepared to put in some sweat equity? There are a number of interesting properties currently on the market in Sonoma County that need a little TLC but that are a deal in our overpriced housing market.
From complete overhauls to light renovations, these “affordably” priced homes run the gamut from forest retreats to rustic ranches.
There are numerous advantages to buying a fixer-upper. You can get more of a house for a lower price point, purchase a residence in a coveted location that may otherwise be out of your price range or flip a home for a profit. And there is generally less competition for fixer-uppers than move-in ready properties.
Click through our gallery above to view some fixer-uppers currently on the market.