1031 Arbutus Avenue Chico, CA 95926

$559,000 Pending
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,502 Sq.Ft.
  • 0.30 Acres
  • Large driveway leads to the 2-car garage. Large driveway leads to the 2-car garage.
  • Large driveway leads to the 2-car garage.
  • Behind the custom built gate lies a unique, Chico property with lots of opportunities!
  • This vintage Chico home beckons to you through the custom made front gate. Very private entry.
  • Beautiful hardwood floors highlight the large front room. Note the arched entry to the dining room.
  • Front room, off the entrance.
  • Large dining room has access to the kitchen, and to a family-style room with a wood stove, and a rear yard access.
  • The kitchen has lots of cabinet storage!
  • Cozy room with gas fireplace off the dining room. Perfect for an office!
  • The bedroom door leads to a wing of closets!
  • Full bath off bedroom with shower.
  • Second bedroom has built-in storage space.
  • Full bath off the hallway with shower and tub.
  • Room above the garage has been a place for the kids to sleep over! Has a 1/2 bath as well.
  • The room above the garage would make a great bedroom, office, and/or a home school space!
  • Courtyard in the back. Main house is on the right, garage and upstairs room up the stairs. Stairs at the far left lead to a potential ADU off the alley. It's also attached to a 575 square foot shop!
  • View from the upstairs above the garage. Deck is off the potential studio unit (complete with 3/4 bathroom), and attached shop can be seen behind the deck.
  • A very shady backyard for those hot Chico summer days!
  • Large multi-purpose room with a full bath and pre-plumbed for kitchen/kitchenette.
  • One entrance to the shop is through a closet (far right). Bathroom is off the exterior entrance.
  • Exterior shop doors are right off the alley access for easy in and out.
  • Large workshop/art studio
  • Parking lot across the alley fronts on Mangrove Ave.

About the Property

LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! This unique property has so many possibilities, that it truly must be seen to be appreciated. It's a short distance to Bidwell Park, downtown, Farmer's Market, coffee shops and restaurants with easy access to Hwy 99. The backyard is beautiful, with several shaded decks & bountiful mandarin and lemon tree. The property features a charming main house with beautiful, pristine oak wood floors, big living room with coved ceiling, dining room with French doors that open to a sweet bonus room with a gas fireplace, 2 bedrooms, and 2 full baths. A two car garage offers additional storage space. Up the exterior stairs is a third bedroom with a deck and a 1/2 bath. This room would also make an excellent office or home school area. Out the back door, across the lush yard, is another large building that could also serve as a huge bedroom which includes a full bath. This space could also be a wonderful in-law unit or rental with Chico city approval. One wall has been pre-plumbed to accommodate a kitchen/kitchenette. It also lends itself as an office, classroom, hobby/craft room, library or many other possibilities. A big art studio/shop features large doors that open to provide for easy alley access. The price per sq. ft. for this property fails to take into account the large living spaces. If a unique, custom, vintage and well maintained property in one of Chico's most desirable neighborhoods is of interest to you, come and view this property.

Property Information

Size 1,502 SqFt
Price/SqFt $372
Lot Size 0.3 Acres
Year Built 1951
Property Type Single Family Residence
Zoning R1
Listing Number SN20161105
Listed 8/15/2020
Modified 9/24/2020
Listing Agent Bill Campbell
Listing Office W.M. Campbell Real Estate
Bedrooms 3
Total Baths 4
Full Baths 3
1/2 Baths 1
Pool No
HOA Dues None

Property Features

Common Walls
  • No Common Walls
  • Urban
Eating Area
  • Dining Room
  • None
Garage Spaces
  • 2.00
Other Structures
  • Outbuilding
  • None
  • Composition
  • Public Sewer
  • Neighborhood
Water Source
  • Public
  • Central Air
  • Wall/Window Unit(s)
  • One
  • Two
  • Carpet
  • Vinyl
  • Wood
  • 2 Staircases
  • Beamed Ceilings
  • Built-in Features
  • Gas & Electric Dryer Hookup
  • Inside
  • Washer Hookup
  • Concrete
  • Driveway Level
  • Garage - Two Door
  • Central
  • Wall Furnace
  • Forced Air
  • Natural Gas
Lot Features
  • Back Yard
  • Front Yard
  • Lot 10000-19999 Sqft
  • Near Public Transit
Patio and Porch
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Patio Open
  • Rear Porch
  • Cable Available
  • Electricity Connected
  • Natural Gas Connected
  • Phone Available
  • Sewer Connected
  • Water Connected