This $849K Bay Area Midcentury Will Greet You With Sounds From a Babbling Brook

Set in El Cerrito, California, the revamped post-and-beam beauty is bound to get scooped up any day.
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Location: 7530 Terrace Drive, El Cerrito, California

Price: $849,000

Year Built: 1950

Footprint: 1,120 square feet (two bedrooms, one bath)

Lot Size: 5,742 square feet

From the agent: "This exquisite home is believed to have been designed by the notable modernist Paul Hammarberg, one of the Bay Area’s most successful midcentury-modern architects. Enjoy the ease of single-level living paired with style and beauty. The expansive living room is filled with light spilling in through wraparound, oversized windows. A gorgeous floor-to-ceiling fireplace is centered between the vaulted, wood-beamed ceiling, and the recently remodeled kitchen has been meticulously designed with modern details, featuring a Heath tile backsplash, stainless-steel appliances, quartz countertops, sleek cabinetry, storage, and bar stool seating."

An open layout allows the main living spaces to seamlessly mingle.

A large cement fireplace serves as a partition between the living and dining areas.

Sliding glass doors create easy indoor/outdoor flow.

The kitchen is well equipped with all new appliances and plenty of counter space.

Wood-beamed ceilings continue into the home’s two bedrooms.

The converted garage offers a bright and spacious office, which can also serve as a third bedroom, gym, or yoga studio.

The fenced-in backyard offers an idyllic retreat with plenty of space to entertain. Soothing sounds from a nearby creek complete the scenic setting.

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