a new co-listing from melissa eizenberg + laura dubinett
6640 hill street, el cerrito sold for $840,000


Beds: 2
Baths: 1
Year built: 1945
Square feet: 1021 SF
Lot size: 3700 SF

Graceful Updated Home, Magical Backyard, Great El Cerrito location.

This charming El Cerrito home was originally constructed in 1945 and has been skillfully updated to include a remodeled kitchen and bathroom. The home features a beautiful living room with fireplace and vaulted ceilings, a formal dining room with built-in hutch, arched doorways, lovely hardwood floors, and a bonus space adjacent to the kitchen that can be used as a small office. The expansive fenced backyard is a surprise and a delight with two spacious decks, a patio, mature landscaping, and a prolific lemon tree! Plenty of room for friends and family to dine, garden, play and relax. The backyard neighborhood includes several Oaks, Magnolias and other large trees, which provide a majestic and peaceful backyard setting.

6640 Hill Street is zoned for the top-rated Madera Elementary School and is ideally located only two blocks to Del Norte BART, El Cerrito Safeway, and the Ohlone Greenway. Additionally, there are numerous neighborhood restaurants, shops, schools, parks and services ready for a new owner to explore and enjoy.

Floor Plan


The city of El Cerrito was founded by refugees from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, who named the camp Rust after its first postmaster. Later realizing that this was an unfortunate moniker, the villagers later changed it to El Cerrito (or "little hill"). Today, El Cerrito has grown to a population of more than 25,000 and offers many natural and human-made amenities. 

El Cerrito city parks provide both recreation and sports as well as undeveloped nature areas to explore. Most notable are the 80-acre Hillside Natural Area open space and access to Wildcat Canyon Regional Park to the east. El Cerrito is also home to a 2.7-mile segment of the Ohlone Greenway, a trail that runs the length of the City along the BART right-of-way and is popular with walkers, runners, and bicyclists.

San Pablo Avenue stretches the length of El Cerrito and is the primary commercial and retail corridor of the city. Along it you can find shopping at the El Cerrito Plaza, as well as a farmers market on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Or, see a movie at the historic Cerrito Theater, a restored two-screen movie theater that is known for offering beer, wine, and a full dining menu.

El Cerrito is also a short trip to San Francisco. The city's primary transportation infrastructure consists of the El Cerrito Plaza and El Cerrito del Norte BART stations along with AC Transit bus access to the nearby cities of AlbanyBerkeley and Richmond.

Useful Links:
City of El Cerrito Homepage
West Contra Costa Unified School District
El Cerrito Patch
El Cerrito Historical Society