On a peaceful street in Castro Valley, 1861 Riverbank is a single-level 3BD/1BA, 1174 sq ft Traditional with vintage charm, convenient modern updates, 1-car garage, and laundry area. The home features a spacious living room with a large picture window overlooking the neighborhood, a renovated modern kitchen, cheerful dining area, and an enclosed sun porch with access to the expansive rear yard. The home includes three bedrooms - one with French doors opening onto a large deck - and a shared bath with vintage tile and shower over tub. Mature landscaping serves as a privacy screen for the front yard, and the expansive rear yard features a covered patio and a second patio and hot tub shaded by tall trees. Perfect for someone with a green thumb, the yard offers abundant space for fruit trees or an urban garden.
Nestled in a confluence of canyons, Castro Valley is a refreshing pocket of quiet neighborhoods with a small-town vibe, high-performing schools, well-situated for daily commutes around the Bay with easy access to BART and freeways. The area offers many outdoor activities, including the annual Rowell Ranch rodeo, parade, chili cook-off, and pancake breakfast. The home is moments away from Don Castro Park, swimming at Coal Canyon Reservoir, and horseback and hiking trails at Lake Chabot.