7812 Terrace Dr. El Cerrito

Sold with multiple offers. This property received the highest sale price of all homes up to 2000 sq ft, sold in 2013 in El Cerrito.

Built by the owner for himself, this stylish, new, sun-filled home, completed in 2013, offers stunning views, a wonderful floor plan and many green features. The first floor has a chef’s kitchen w/ granite counter-tops, stainless appliances and dual ovens; a living room and family room with strand bamboo floors, home theater and a gas fireplace; a spacious dining room; a laundry rm and half bath. The second floor has a luxurious master suite with elegant bath, and 3 additional bedrooms and a hall bath finished with fossil limestone. There are numerous additional amenities and green features, including a huge south facing backyard with fruit trees; an inviting front porch and rear deck of farm raised tropical hardwood; an attached over-sized 2 car garage with a separate electrical circuit & wiring for an electric vehicle; on demand hot water heater; dual furnaces; and energy efficient windows. Zoned for Kensington Elementary School. Open Sundays 9/8 and 9/15 2:00-4:30.


property details

List Price: $879,000 Sold Price: $950,000
Address: 7812 Terrace Dr Square Feet: 1876
City: El Cerrito Lot Size: 6110
State: CA Bedrooms: 4
ZIP: 94530 Bathrooms: 2.5
MLS#: 40629868
Green and Luxury Features: Luxury Features Jetted spa tub with San Francisco bay view ► Yamaha 600 watt system home theater system with 14/2 wire to 6 speakers. ► Gas fireplace with stainless steel surround and remote control ► Grohe and Hansgrohe plumbing fixtures throughout house ► Garage can be used as flex space. Completely insulated, sheet rocked, textured and painted. Four dual tube four foot fluorescent light fixtures. Operable window with SF bay view. Telephone and coax connections and Yamaha ceiling mounted speakers. ► Home stereo system in built-in cabinet with 14/2 wire to 12 speakers. Yamaha speakers in kitchen, family room, deck and garage. Bose speakers in living and family rooms. ► Hardwired with battery back up smoke and co2 detectors ► Merbau hardwood porch and deck secured with countersunk stainless steel screws ► “Old world imperfect smooth” texture on sheet rock throughout house and garage ► Color integrated concrete driveway ► Integrated color acrylic stucco finish coat ► Italian Carrara marble and glass tile in master bath ► Fossil Limestone and glass tile in hall bath ► Thermostatically controlled in-floor heating system in master bath ► Shelving organizers in closets ► Cabinetry in laundry room ► Under cabinet lighting in kitchen ► Vertical grain Douglas Fir doors ► Dual ovens ► Crawlspace storage with lights and electricity for additional storage ► Gas connection in crawlspace for future gas bbq on deck ► Built in Dishwasher ► On demand water heater ► Drawers with full extension glides, dampers and soft close ► Strand bamboo floors in dining, living, family and laundry ► Gas and electrical connections for dryer ► Energy efficient windows, Velux skylight overstairs Green Features House insulated above code – Exterior walls R-15 batts, Attic R-38 blown insulation, Crawlspace floor R-21 batts ►Insulated interior walls R-13 batts and between floors R-19 batts ►Air sealing package to create a tighter building envelope ►High efficiency vinyl windows Milgard Tuscany ►Garage completed insulated; insulated door, walls R-13 batts, ceiling R-19 batts, and 5/8“ sheetrock , textured and painted ►Separate electrical circuit with wiring for electric vehicle ►Factory framed walls ►LED exterior sconces ►Occupancy sensors in bathrooms, laundry, under stairs closet and large hall closet ►Fluorescent lights under kitchen cabinets, bathrooms, garage, crawl space ►House design exceeds Title 24 by 17.2% ► High efficiency 98% condensing on demand water heater ► LP Tech-shield roof sheathing and Fi-foil installed ►Local mulch for soil coverage ► Drought tolerant landscaping with drip irrigation and mixed fruit tree orchard ► New (cast iron) sewer lateral with 20 year compliance certificate ► Dual flush WaterSense toilets meeting EPA criteria ►Rainwater capture from downspouts and drains for soil water recharge ► Ducting HERS tested. System leakage; first floor 21 second floor 31 ►Dual 95% efficiency furnace systems with line

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Sheri Madden, Realtor®
DRE #01228854
Red Oak Realty
1575 Hopkins Street
Berkeley, CA 994707