5 Charming Homes for Sale in California

Looking for a home with personality? Explore our list of five charming homes for sale in California, each offering distinctive features and a warm, inviting atmosphere perfect for creating lasting memories.


4460 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA
Listing agent: Marguerita Castanera

This exclusive, beautiful home is an absolute jewel in the coveted Bennett Valley with sweeping views across the valley that are breathtaking. Located up a country private lane (Earlena Lane) off the main road, the home sits on top of a knoll at the end of a cul de sac.


Size: 1,910 sf


Price: $1,500,000


Listing details: The large private parcel is terraced and professionally landscaped to create multiple sitting areas and vistas where you can enjoy the flowers, trees, rock walls and charming meandering paths. There is even a horse-shoe pit for entertaining. The split level home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths with plenty of elbow room for everyone.


Contact: Marguerita Castanera, Century 21, +1 707.738.1713

8046 Washington Ave | $910,500

8046 Washington Ave, Sebastopol, CA
Listing agent: Martha L Hernandez

New Price! Charming single-level home nestled in the heart of Sebastopol. The home features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and approximately 1748 sq/ft. some upgraded features are, dual pane windows, newly fresh interior paint, large open kitchen that offers ample cabinets and counter space with a view to the backyard.


Size: 1,748 sf


Price: $910,500


Listing details: Separate family/living rooms, formal dining area and spacious living room offers a fireplace for those cold mornings or cozy nights. Nice size primary bedroom at the back of the house with a walk-in closet and in suite bathroom. The front yard has mature landscaping while the fenced backyard is perfect for hosting summer barbeques or simply enjoying a relaxing day under the covered patio.


Contact: Martha L Hernandez, Casa Keys Real Estate, +1 707.477.7168

Imagine The Possibilities... | $939,000

17235 Bodega Hwy, Bodega, CA
Listing agent: Allison & Stephanie Norman

Experience the allure of history and the charm of coastal Sonoma County as the new owner of the Historic Bodega Art Gallery building. Situated in the Town of Bodega—site of Hitchcock’s 1962 classic “The Birds”—this 1880s commercial gem offers a unique investment opportunity to own a piece of what was originally known as “Bodega Corners,” a bustling crossroads where three main roads converged.


Size: 1,320 sf


Price: $939,000


Listing details: The building, originally a 19th century blacksmith’s workshop, is 1,320 square feet and features distinctive brick floors and soaring open- beam ceilings. For the last 60 years it has been home to an art gallery. The lot is 5,440 square feet and includes a shed and RV hookup.• There are multiple scenarios for expansion, with the potential to also purchase the adjoining parcel with a building site and sweeping views.


Contact: Allison & Stephanie Norman, Keller Williams Realty, +1 707.799.3617, 707.591.5089

Charming Home In Quimby Oak | $2,106,000

3083 Sulphur Spring Ct, San Jose, CA
Listing agent: Eric Chiang

Desirably located in the Quimby Oak neighborhood of San Jose, find this lovely 4 BR/2.5 BA home just minutes from top rated schools. A manicured front lawn shaded by a tea tree welcomes you into the sunlit interior of this classic abode. Gleaming rosewood floors guide you through the entry level, where two living spaces offer plenty of room for guests.


Size: 2,166 sf


Price: $2,106,000


Listing details: Prepare meals in the impressive kitchen featuring endless cabinetry and stainless steel appliances and serve them in the formal dining area or sunny breakfast nook. The spacious backyard is the definition of indoor-outdoor living, with a large lawn and an enchanting gazebo to spend warm afternoons.


Contact: Eric Chiang, Green Valley Realty, +1 408.368.5518

Listing agent: Cynthia Speers

Welcome to the heart of Oakland’s cool vibes! This secure, modern, Oaklandish 1-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom home at 1201 Pine Street, Unit 128, is the ultimate urban pad with 951 square feet of space to call your own. Step inside and discover an open layout that flows effortlessly to your private patio – the perfect spot for chillin’ in the sun.


Size: 951 sf


Price: $488,000


Listing details: The kitchen is decked out with modern appliances, making it a chef’s dream. Plus, there’s a sweet home office area for all your hustlin’ and creatin’. The primary bedroom comes with its own bathroom and plenty of closet space, while the half bathroom is a bonus for your crew. With a washer/dryer in unit, laundry day is no biggie.


Contact: Cynthia Speers, Compass, +1 510.517.6936