Bang for your Buck in Pleasanton

cowboy.gifThe 2005 US Census calls Pleasanton “the wealthiest middle-sized city in the US” with a population of around 67,000 and the median household income at $101,022. Only 150 years before, Pleasanton was known as “The Most Desperate Town in the West” due to frequent bandit ambushes of gold prospectors and shoot-outs. How times have changed. For your viewing pleasure, here are some of my picks for most “bang-for-your-buck” in Pleasanton. 4429 Pleasanton Ave. gets my gold star: not only is it quite roomy for a rancher,  but it’s been updated from 1959 and sits on over 12,000 square feet of land. For comparison, check out some of the recently sold stats below.

3888 Stone Pointe Way $715,000 4Bd/2.5Ba 2336 sq.ft $306 per sq.ft. Lot is 4959 sq.ft.

3446 Vermont Pl. $774,950 3Bd/2.5Ba 1991 sq.ft. $389 per sq.ft. Lot is 5000 sq.ft.

3737 Rocky Mountain Ct. 5Bd/3Ba 2101 sq.ft. $376 per sq.ft. Lot is 6000 sq.ft.

Editor’s Choice: 4429 Plesanton Ave. $1,194,000 5Bd/3Ba 3150 sq.ft. $379 per sq.ft. Lot is over 12,000 sq.ft.

Recent Sales

6409 Alvord Way
$640,000, 3 bdrms, 1346 sq. ft., 1968
3843 Appian Street
$710,000, 3 bdrms, 1726 sq. ft., 1997
456 Del Sol Avenue
$890,000, 3 bdrms, 1994 sq. ft., 1977
7812 Foothill Road
$1,014,000
7822 Foothill Road
$960,500
5285 Genovesio Drive
$727,000, 3 bdrms, 1624 sq. ft., 1995
3193 Thistledown Court
$730,000, 4 bdrms, 1959 sq. ft., 1975