What $900,000 Buys You in California

Alameda | $895,000

A 1924 bungalow with two bedrooms and one rest room, on a zero.1-acre lot

Alameda, throughout the bay from San Francisco, is a well-liked touchdown spot for these on the lookout for extra space and quick access to city facilities. This home is in West End, a laid-back neighborhood dwelling to Alameda Point, a former naval air station that homes breweries and distilleries.

The property is reverse Longfellow Park, which has a tennis court docket and a playground, and a brief drive from a ferry terminal, the place passengers could make it to San Francisco in about 20 minutes. Oakland is a few 10-minute drive, and Berkeley is 15 minutes away.

Size: 1,131 sq. toes

Price per sq. foot: $791

Indoors: A paved walkway leads from the sidewalk to the entrance door. Beyond it’s a small lobby that opens right into a front room with hardwood flooring.

While the home has been up to date by a number of homeowners, loads of interval particulars stay, together with a white-brick fire and crown moldings. An arched window seems to be out over the road, and a large doorway faces a eating room with an unique built-in china cupboard and extra hardwood flooring.

Through the eating room is a shiny kitchen with stainless-steel home equipment and new quartz counter tops. Off this area is a laundry room with entry to the yard.

The hardwood flooring proceed from the eating room right into a hallway that results in a bed room with sloped ceilings, a street-facing window and closets alongside one wall. A second bed room off the hallway, of roughly the identical measurement, has its unique door hardware and direct entry to a toilet with a claw-foot tub and a porcelain pedestal sink.

Behind the home, in the storage, is a bonus area that the sellers use as a house workplace.

Outdoor area: Mature bushes present shade in the yard, which is planted with drought-tolerant succulents and shrubs. A paved patio in the middle of the yard gives an outside eating space. The storage has one parking spot; there may be room for an additional automobile in the driveway.

Taxes: $10,476 (estimated)

Contact: Kate McCaffrey, Compass, 510-522-5223; katemccaffrey.com

Credit…Daniel Dahler for Sotheby’s International Realty

Pasadena | $899,000

A 1924 Spanish-style home with three bedrooms and two loos, on a zero.1-acre lot

This home is in northwest Pasadena, a few five-minute drive from the Rose Bowl, the place the University of Southern California soccer workforce performs and a month-to-month flea market — one of many largest in the nation — is held. Most of the homes in the neighborhood had been constructed in the early 20th century and (like this one) have been lately up to date, as younger households transfer into the world.

Old Pasadena, a well-liked buying and eating district, is a five-minute drive; Dodger Stadium and downtown Los Angeles are about 20 minutes away.

Size: 988 sq. toes

Price per sq. foot: $910

Indoors: Part of the latest updates to this property included a front-yard makeover with an emphasis on drought-tolerant vegetation. A gravel path leads via the yard to the entrance porch, the place the entrance door opens right into a front room with grey hardwood flooring and a big window going through the road.

An island divides the residing space from an open kitchen with white cupboards and home equipment. Behind the kitchen is among the dwelling’s three bedrooms, at the moment used as a house workplace.

To the left of the kitchen is a brief hallway that results in the opposite bedrooms. To the precise is a sunny visitor room with a built-in closet and a slate-gray accent wall; subsequent door is a full rest room with a mixture tub and bathe lined with white subway tile. At the opposite finish of the corridor is the first bed room, which is giant sufficient to carry a king-size mattress and has an en suite rest room.

Outdoor area: A paved patio in again has canopies for shade and area for a couple of lounge chairs. A concrete path results in a second patio, paved with gravel and enormous sufficient to accommodate a eating desk. The yard is landscaped with extra drought-tolerant vegetation, together with a number of rows of succulents, in addition to an orange tree. The storage, at the moment used as a health club, has one parking spot.

Taxes: $11,424 (estimated)

Contact: Kevin Kelly and Joseph Cilic, Sotheby’s International Realty, 310-481-6262; sothebysrealty.com

Credit…Brett Danner

Twentynine Palms | $899,000

A midcentury-modern home constructed in 1956, with 5 bedrooms and 4 loos, on a zero.7-acre lot

Twentynine Palms is called the gateway to Joshua Tree National Park, which incorporates components of the Colorado and Mojave Deserts. A preferred weekend vacation spot for hikers and campers, the park is about two and a half hours from Los Angeles and three and a half hours from Las Vegas.

In addition to tourism, the world’s economic system is centered across the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, the nation’s largest Marine Corps base, which is a 10-minute drive from this home. Within a five-minute drive are numerous grocery shops and informal eating places; Palm Springs and Palm Desert are about an hour’s drive.

Size: three,860 sq. toes

Price per sq. foot: $233

Indoors: A large driveway leads from the road to a lime-green entrance door that opens right into a lobby with a white-painted brick wall and a built-in planter.

To the speedy left is a laundry room that connects to the kitchen; straight forward is an open residing space with floor-to-ceiling home windows going through the pool in again and, past, the mountains. The vendor is an inside designer, and updates to the home preserved unique midcentury particulars, together with the lounge fire.

The residing space flows right into a eating space that faces an up to date kitchen with quartz counter tops and a window overlooking the entrance of the property.

A hallway extends from the precise aspect of the lobby, resulting in a bed room wing. At the far finish of the corridor is the first bed room, which has pool-facing home windows and an en suite rest room and dressing space. Two different bedrooms off the hallway share a toilet with peach and orange tiles.

The decrease degree is reached by stairs off the hallway and in addition has a separate out of doors entrance, so it could possibly be used as a visitor condominium. There are two bedrooms on this degree (one in all them used as an artwork studio and crafts room) and two full loos. The residing space has a wood-burning fire and direct pool entry.

Outdoor area: A lined veranda, off the kitchen and eating space, has a firepit and area for out of doors eating and entertaining. Steps flanked by cactuses result in a pool surrounded by concrete, with a separate spa. At the entrance of the home is a carport with two parking spots; extra parking is obtainable in the driveway.

Taxes: $11,412 (estimated)

Contact: Colleen Hensley, Hensley Properties, Keller Williams, 760-533-1800; listings.kw.com

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