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A truly distinctive residence. Located in a picturesque neighborhood composed of estate-quality homes in one of El Cerrito’s most coveted locations. 5449 Barrett Ave. embodies romantic Mediterranean architecture. Once owned by Reggie Jackson, (Oakland A’s) National Baseball Hall of Fame. 4+BR, 4.5+BA. lovingly maintained with exquisite architectural details and tasteful updates.  Enjoy filtered Bay views. Nestled on a gated large private parcel. The residence features grand scale proportions, a wonderful floor plan, and expansive easy outdoor living ideal for entertaining & play. The main level, features a gracious formal entry, a spacious living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, a beautifully updated kitchen a full bath and half bath, and a spacious bedroom/den. Oversized 2 car garage and a huge basement with unlimited possibilities. This could be an ideal multigenerational family compound. This residence exudes glamour and elegance while being warm and inviting. Prime location-minutes to Central El Cerrito, close to beautiful Regional and public parks as well as public transportation.

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Open Saturday & Sunday 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Brokers Tour:
Thursday 9:30-12:00 p.m.  Clients welcome.

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Contact Ruth Frassetto
(510) 697-8606
[email protected]

Contact Angela Xu
(510) 621-8100
[email protected]

Ruth Frassetto


Realtor® Associate

C.R.S, SERES. Specializing in Residential Real Estate and property held in Trust

DRE# 00779030

510 697-8606 mobile

Angela Xu

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DRE# 01981330

510-621-8100 mobile

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Surrounded by tree-lined hills, views of the San Francisco Bay, and located just a few miles from the shoreline, El Cerrito is a beautiful town in the Bay Area. The neighborhoods in El Cerrito reflect the town’s Mid-century charm and appeal; and although most of the homes look like they were built in the 1940s and 1950s, they have been updated to satisfy modern tastes! The area is rich in music history as well: El Cerrito is the birthplace of John Fogerty and the famous rock band known as Creedence Clearwater Revival.

El Cerrito is one of the best places in the Bay Area to raise a family. With early education schools such as Children’s Garden Montessori plus several great elementary schools, middle schools, and El Cerrito High Schools, your kids will have plenty of great learning opportunities. The community is also ideally located for UC Berkeley students and faculty. A short trip from the El Cerrito del Norte station can have you on campus in 20 minutes.

Whether you love golf, hiking, or several other outdoor activities, El Cerrito has an option for you. Berkeley Country Club has been a staple in the community for nearly 100 years, and its beautiful 18-hole golf course provides breathtaking panoramic views of the Bay Area Bridge. Hikers love Hillside Natural Area; provides over 100 acres of open grasslands, and is a great place to take your dog on a walk. If you prefer to take your dog to a park where they can interact with other furry friends, Point Isabel Dog Park is a great option.

El Cerrito Plaza, located near the intersection of San Pablo Ave and Fairmount Avenue, serves several purposes. First, it is El Cerrito’s premier shopping center; stores include a Lucky supermarket, a CVS, a Verizon store, and several popular fast food restaurants. It also features a BART station which makes commuting to and from San Francisco super convenient.

Locals skip the bland national chains and opt for long standing local burger and dog joints like Big Al’s, Nation’s Giant Burgers (HQ’d in EL C) and Caspers Hot Dogs. Some days feel right out of the 1950’s when residents can enjoy a Nation’s Giant Burger, then head across the street to check out a flick at the art deco Cerrito Theater (built in 1937).

If you’re craving more than just fast food, you will be amazed at the diverse array of local restaurants. Notable restaurants in El Cerrito include:
The Junket: Enjoy a unique fusion of German and British cuisine when you visit this unique deli in El Cerrito.
Larb Thai Food & Tapas: One of the Bay Area’s highest rated Thai restaurants, locals and residents alike enjoy both the food and the atmosphere.
El Mono: Savor the flavors of authentic Peruvian cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere while gazing at the artwork on the walls.

From great food and shopping to convenient access to public transit, plus scenic views at every turn, El Cerrito has it all!