$2.2 Million Homes in California


It was recently renovated and has new electrical and plumbing systems, as well as interior and exterior lighting, along with new windows. The house was renovated recently and features new electrical and lighting systems, new interior and exterior lights and new windows. About 10 minutes’ drive away is the Commons at Calabasas shopping center. The drive to downtown Los Angeles takes an hour. Downtown Los Angeles is an hour’s drive.

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Indoors: The front yard was landscaped during the renovation, and wide concrete stairs complement the plantings, leading up to the front door.

The entrance is directly into an airy living room with white walls, wide-plank floors, high ceilings, a double-sided brick fireplace painted white and expansive sliding-glass doors that open to the back patio and pool area.A spacious dining area with more sliding-glass doors is on the other side of the fireplace. The kitchen has custom cabinetry with open shelving and stainless steel appliances. It also features a center island, new glass doors, and a new center. The main suite features sliding-glass windows that open onto the backyard, a walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom equipped with a separate shower and soaking tub. The other three bedrooms are located off the dining area. Two are connected by a shared bathroom; the third has an en suite bathroom with a combined tub and shower.

Outdoor space: The back patio is partially covered by a roof overhang that creates a shaded area for lounging. The barbecue is located at the end of the patio near the pergola covered area where people eat. The attached garage can hold two cars. The attached garage holds two cars.


$27,492 (estimated)


Char Major and Candace Carroll, Sotheby’s International Realty, Los Feliz Brokerage, 310-266-9060; sothebysrealty.com

Sacramento | $2.15 MillionA 1909 Craftsman-style house with six bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, on a 0.3-acre lot

This house, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was designed by George C. Sellon, the first state architect of California. The original features of the house are still intact. However, the HVAC system and roof have been upgraded. A small park is within walking distance, as are a bike shop, hardware store, coffee shop on I Street. A vegan restaurant, a comic book store and a tapas restaurant are also nearby.California State Capitol Park is a 10-minute walk. The Sacramento River waterfront is less than two miles away.

Size: 3,680 square feet


Shallow paved stairs lead up to the covered porch. To the right of the front door is a living area with original cabinetry and leaded-glass window. A butler’s pantries connects the dining area to a bright kitchen, which has a vintage yellow-enamel range, white cabinets, and butcher-block countertops. From the kitchen, steps lead down to a hallway with access to a powder room and a paneled study with original woodwork and built-in cabinets.

Four bedrooms are on the second level, reached from the main staircase in the foyer, which passes a wide landing illuminated by a long window. The large primary bedroom is located at the rear of the property. It has a bathroom with claw-footed soaking tub. It shares a full bathroom with the other two bedrooms, at the end of the hall. The property has a double lot with a carriagehouse that can be used for a workshop or garage. The area between this building and the main house is landscaped with grass and palm trees.Taxes:

$26,880 (estimated)Contact:

Jamie Rich, House Real Estate, 916-612-4000; redfin.comMountain View | $2.199 Million

A recently renovated 1979 townhouse with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms

This home is in a 22-unit development about a mile from a large hospital complex and a five-minute drive from the city center. The home is located a few blocks away from a Safeway supermarket and a Safeway shopping center. The Loyola elementary school, which was awarded a Distinguished School Award by the State in 2023 is only five minutes by car away. Public middle and high schools with excellent rankings are also close by. Stanford University is only 10 miles away. San Jose is about 20 minutes away by public transit; San Francisco is over an hour away.


1,977 square feet

Price per square foot: $1,112

Indoors: The entrance to the house is through the street-facing garage. The foyer leads straight ahead to the living room, which has a gas fireplace, and glass doors leading out onto a patio. A large doorway leads to a spacious dining room that can accommodate a long table. It also has access to another patio. The kitchen, off the foyer, was updated by the seller during a recent renovation. It features stainless steel appliances including a range and an electric cooktop. There is also a breakfast bar and built-in bench. The foyer also has a new powder room. The main suite features a wall of built in storage, a large walk-in wardrobe and a bathroom equipped with a walkin shower and double vanity. The next-door guest bedroom can accommodate a queen bed; a second room of similar size is located at the end the hallway. These two bedrooms share a bathroom with a combined tub and shower.

Outdoor space: The patio off the living room is used as an outdoor sitting area; the one off the dining room holds a table and chairs for outdoor eating. The patios are both private with high walls, and plants around them. Two parking spaces are available in the attached garage. The attached garage has two parking spots.


John Woodruff, Aethos Real Estate, 415-999-9827; aethosrealestate.com

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