297 E 10th Avenue Chico, CA 95926

$400,000 Closed
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,308 Sq.Ft.
  • 0.21 Acres
  • This 1930's early Chico home has been lovingly refurbished and updated. This 1930's early Chico home has been lovingly refurbished and updated.
  • This 1930's early Chico home has been lovingly refurbished and updated.
  • This old home and old shop have been brought into modern times, while retaining its original charm.
  • The siding was replaced, wood along the bottom was replaced with cement board, the house was insulated and painted. New doors and windows were installed. The home and pest inspections are a pleasure to review.
  • This home has updated laminate throughout the downstairs, recessed lighting, fresh paint and pretty molding.
  • Plenty of good natural light paints this home with a good feeling.
  • The cook need not be lonely in this kitchen, there is plenty of room for a small crowd of fans.
  • All the granite in this kitchen is 'slab' granite, there are no seams. The edges are elegantly finished.
  • Flat top Maytag gas stove with convection oven.
  • Built-in microwave.
  • 36” Maytag stainless steel bottom- freezer 2 door refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser.
  • Beautiful colored kitchen sink with Hansgrohe faucet
  • 3’ x 7’ pantry with storage drawers and shelving
  • Approximately 30 feet of custom self-closing cabinets and drawers
  • Stackable washer and dryer conveniently located at end of hallway.
  • The house has a usable space for an office, meditation room - buyer’s choice room!
  • The downstairs bath is unique and updated and very well done.
  • The sink was updated with a marble counter top. The generous window brings you light.
  • This shower is inviting...
  • And the banister was updated.
  • This oak staircase is an update.
  • This is the upstairs bath, old fashion style with updated everything. Note: The lights in all 3 bathrooms also provide heat and venting.
  • This first upstairs bedroom has a closet with customizable Elfa closet system, mirrored closet doors.
  • Cozy carpets upstairs benefit from the 'forever padding' under the carpet.
  • The upstairs hall closet is 4’ deep for linens and storage.
  • Master modified to feature a dressing/sitting/tv room and a large walk-in closet featuring ELFA installation which can be added to and modified as desired.
  • Ceiling fan and lights, with a view of the trees outside the windows.
  • Just off the front driveway, is the entrance to the shop.
  • The seller bought and had a staircase installed for safer access to the storeroom.
  • A pellet stove was providing heating when seller purchased. A semi-portable kitchen was installed in the SHOP.
  • The metal panel roofing was later reinforced at the same time as the roofing was redone on the house, I believe that was about 2009.
  • The stager's couches look nice here, but this loft was built for storage space.
  • There is good space up here, out of sight from below.
  • You can see the barn doors outside the shop, can be shut across the sliders.
  • The central heat and air does a nice job in this big space ant the ceiling fans help.
  • This building has been used for art and creative endeavors. It is very hand to have a bath and laundry in here.
  • There is a shady patio outside the shop.
  • There is an hot tub setup on the patio. However seller prefers to take the hot tub with them.
  • Both buildings are on the same PG&E meter on the right. The shop has a meter installed so seller can tell how much power she could write off for her art studio power expenses.
  • Some of the 1930’s fish scale trim was repaired or replaced and all of it was painted.
  • The house has a TREX deck off the kitchen, and the studio has a shady patio outside its sliders.
  • The tankless water heater is on the back patio. This deck was built to allow a few boards to be remove to access area under the house.
  • There is a little single car garage that you can drive into from the Laburnum Avenue side of the lot. Notice there is 6' privacy redwood fence around the patio here, and around the back and other side yard.
  • Inside, at the top of the staircase of the house is a little landing with a built-in ironing board. The seller had that re-arranged so she could view the back yard out the upper window, while ironing...
  • You will enjoy the fruit trees out back: peach , apricot, apple, 3 varieties of plums.
  • There are planter boxes for your gardening pleasure. The 'clumping bamboo' provides this patio with privacy, yet does not spread out further.
  • If you have an RV to store, replace the water heater in that little shed with a tankless and enjoy this wide, long, side yard, next to the big shop, for your trailer, boat or project car.
  • What a great combination of home, hobby and yard space!
  • This house is as sweet as the Old Days with the Classy Updates you have been wanting. This is one cool property!

About the Property

Please Note: This property has been SOLD

Now upgraded, updated, and very well done, come see this special property. This classic 2 story home on a big corner lot in the East Aves is not far from Enloe Hospital. It has been reimagined and renewed. The comfortable living area has laminate wood floors, recessed mood lighting, wall sconces and crown molding. The hub of the house is the designer kitchen with an upscale sink which looks out the garden window to a yard of traditional Old Chico plantings. Enjoy solid granite counters and solid granite island slab, stainless appliances and abundant cabinet storage. A large center island allows for food prep and intimate dining with friends. French doors open to the backyard TREX deck for those BBQ parties or quiet moments watching the sun set. Small office and full bath downstairs. Upstairs is a master bedroom with dressing room and walk-in closet, a second bedroom and bathroom. If you need a separate space for something special, this property has it both inside and out. There is an 800 sq foot structure, permitted as a shop, that is nicely finished to also be a man-cave, playroom, craft studio or hang-out. Talk to the City about other uses of this space. The patio behind the shop features a hot tub area with fruit trees and gardening boxes nearby. Indoor laundry facilities, central heat and air, a whole house fan, tankless water heater, and ceiling fans add to the year-round, easy enjoyment of this property. Separate small, finished garage with another driveway. RV space.

Property Information

Size 1,308 SqFt
Price/SqFt $306
Lot Size 0.21 Acres
Year Built 1930
Property Type Single Family Residence
Zoning R1
Listing Number SN18161425
Listed 9/24/2018
Modified 2/19/2019
Listing Agent Susie Stephens
Listing Office Chico Real Estate, Inc
Bedrooms 2
Total Baths 3
Full Baths 3
Pool No
Spa Yes
HOA Dues None

Property Features

Common Walls
  • No Common Walls
  • Street Lighting
  • None
Garage Spaces
  • 1.00
  • Two
Other Structures
  • Workshop
  • None
Road Frontage
  • City Street
  • Composition
  • Neighborhood
Water Source
  • Public
Eating Area
  • In Kitchen
  • In Living Room
  • Electricity - On Property
  • Standard
  • Vinyl
  • Wood
  • Raised
  • Slab
Road Surface
  • Maintained
  • Paved
  • Conventional Septic
  • Public Sewer
  • Above Ground
  • Heated
  • Modern
  • Traditional
  • Central
  • Whole House Fan
  • SEER Rated 13-15
Patio and Porch
  • Concrete
  • Deck
  • Porch - Front
  • Carpet
  • Concrete
  • Laminate
  • Tile
  • Forced Air
  • Natural Gas
  • Pellet
  • High Efficiency
  • In Closet
  • Inside
  • Stackable
  • Washer Hookup
  • Driveway - Gravel
  • Garage
  • Garage - Front Entry
  • Side by Side
  • Street
  • Blinds
  • Double Pane Windows
  • Garden Window
  • Screens
  • Skylights
  • Cable Available
  • Electricity Connected
  • Natural Gas Connected
  • Phone Available
  • Sewer Connected
  • Water Connected
  • Built-Ins
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Crown Moldings
  • Granite Counters
  • Pantry
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Wired for Data
Lot Features
  • 2-5 Units/Acre
  • Back Yard
  • Corner Lot
  • Front Yard
  • Garden
  • Landscaped
  • Lawn
  • Level with Street
  • Lot 6500-9999
  • Sprinklers In Rear
  • Utilities - Overhead
  • Yard