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Martinez Masterpiece!

521 Arch Street, Martinez

Completely Renovated Craftsman-Style Bungalow

  5850 SF lot  •  3 Bed  •  2 Bath  • 1315 SF • Built 1926

Open Floor Plan with a Modern Chef's Kitchen

$679,000

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IMAGINE

Imagine living at the end of a lane in a desirable Martinez location.

Imagine hopping on your bike and heading to the Farmer's Market for fresh produce.

Imagine enjoying a barbecue in your own shady backyard!

 

Take a Peek Inside!

 

3 Bedrooms

Home Information and Amenities

2 Bathrooms

1315 sq ft

5850 sf lot

Envision life in this charming craftsman-style bungalow in Martinez at the end of a lane near the vibrant downtown. Completely remodeled in 2016, you’ll love the perfect blend of vintage details and modern amenities in the open, inviting floor plan. Modern chef’s kitchen with white soft-close cabinetry, quartz countertops and high-end Bosch appliances including a stylish hood, oven and dishwasher. The flowing floor plan is ideal for entertaining—or quiet evenings at home! Impeccably maintained with custom details including a new roof, freshly painted inside and out, handsome 7-1/2” European oak flooring, plantation shutters, custom tile work, and exquisite, drought tolerant gardens. Primary bedroom with lovely ensuite. Wide lot with plenty of gated off-street parking for all of your toys. Desirable Martinez location with easy access to local shops, restaurants, farmer’s market, the Marina, top-rated schools, freeways, parks and trails including Mt. Wanda. An absolute must-see!

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT THIS HOME:

Envision life in this bright and charming craftsman-style bungalow in Martinez at the end of a lane near the vibrant downtown area. Completely remodeled in 2016, you’ll love the perfect blend of vintage details and modern amenities in the open, inviting floor plan.

Modern chef’s kitchen features timeless white soft-close cabinetry, quartz countertops and high-end Bosch appliances including a stylish hood, oven and dishwasher. The flowing floor plan is ideal for entertaining—or quiet evenings at home!

Impeccably maintained with custom details. New roof, freshly painted inside and out, handsome 7-1/2” European oak flooring, plantation shutters, custom tile work, and exquisite, drought tolerant gardens.

 

Desirable Martinez location with easy access to local shops, restaurants, farmer’s market, the Marina, top-rated schools, freeways, parks and trails including Mt. Wanda. Enjoy all that the Bay Area has to offer!

IMPRESSIVE CURB APPEAL

Captivating craftsman styling

Welcoming garden of daisies, roses and a Japanese maple frames a charming porch

Long double-gated driveway provides plenty of off-street parking for cars, RV or boat!

 

ENTRY/LIVING ROOM

Stunning 7-1/2” plank European oak wood floors throughout the home

Bright entry space is ideal for a “California Mud Room” or reading nook

Imagine entertaining in the sunlit and spacious living/dining and kitchen areas

Architectural details including crown molding and arches

Plenty of room for a big screen tv

Plantation shutters throughout the home

 

OPEN KITCHEN/DINING

White, soft-close cabinets, some with display shelves

Gray quartz countertops and marble-look subway tile backsplash

Bosch stainless steel appliances including a stylish hood, oven and dishwasher

Abundant counter space with convenient desk area for menu planning. homework hub or additional buffet area for entertaining

Pot filler

Plenty of room for a large table and hutch

 

PRIMARY BEDROOM/ENSUITE

Lovely primary bedroom with private ensuite

Custom marble tile throughout

Luxurious walk-in shower

 

TWO SPACIOUS BEDROOMS/LARGE SHARED BATHROOM

Spacious, well-appointed bedrooms, one with a ceiling fan and mirrored closet doors

Wood flooring throughout all bedrooms

Plantation shutters throughout all bedrooms

Beautiful hall bathroom with sparkling vanity, travertine floors and a tub shower with a mosaic travertine inset

 

OUTDOOR LIVING

Patio surrounded by summer blooms is ideal for grilling, dining and relaxing

Bougainvillea arbor leads to expansive gated side yard area perfect for entertaining, a basketball hoop, a trampoline, additional parking or even a home addition

Garden boxes with irrigation filled with vegetables

Grass area for kids and pets

Fully fenced

Timed irrigation system

Adjacent to Alhambra Creek with its abundant wildlife

 

SINGLE CAR GARAGE/BONUS SPACE

Single car garage

Bonus space with electricity is ideal for potential workshop, office, studio, storage and more

 

ADDITIONAL AMENITIES

New roof

New interior/exterior pain

One car detached garage

Long driveway with plenty of off-street parking

Dual panel doors throughout

Additional storage throughout

Indoor laundry

 

LOCATION

Martinez retains a small-town feel with its charming downtown and sense of community. Enjoy easy access to BART, highly rated schools, DVC, parks, shopping and so much more in a beautiful setting. Bay Area living at its finest!

WELCOME HOME!

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Fun Facts About Martinez

  .25 acre lot  •  4 Bedrooms  •  2.5 Bathrooms  •  Office • 2021 sq ft

  • For more than 150 years, Martinez has served as the county seat for Contra Costa County.

  • Martinez is the bocce ball capital of the United States with hundreds of bocce ball enthusiasts playing on City leagues.

  • Martinez is the birthplace of Joe DiMaggio, famous New York Yankee slugger. You can see his boat, “Joltin' Joe“, at the Marina.

  • Martinez is the "Home of the Martini." This famous cocktail was first invented and poured here in 1874 to a thirsty gold miner.  

  • 38 trains a day pull into the Amtrak Intermodal Station, connecting Martinez to the region and the North Concord and Pleasant Hill BART stations.

  • Selected as a “Tree City USA,” Martinez was honored for its extensive planting and care of trees.

  • You can visit John Muir’s home right here in Martinez. It’s a National Historic Site.

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