256 Purdue Avenue

Kensington, CA 94708

1,541 Sq. Ft.
$583 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


www.256Purdue.com Located in the quaint neighborhood of Kensington, 256 Purdue Ave is a charming 1940’s California style bungalow with two bedrooms, one bathroom, & a hard-to-find fully detached 392 sqft (approx) studio featuring wood floors & a beautiful open-beam vaulted ceiling - ADU Potential! A stylishly remodel by Steel Bay Designs, this home is "bring your toothbrush" ready, with many upgrades & noteworthy features. Updates include: New hardwood flooring throughout, updated open concept kitchen...

Property Details for 256 Purdue Avenue

Building Type
Garage Spaces
Off Street Parking, Side Yard Access, Tandem Parking


Listing Courtesy of COMPASS, Alexandra Kurjakovic, DRE #02098262

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  1. Alexandra Kurjakovic

    Listing Agent


    DRE #02098262

Building Information for 256 Purdue Avenue

Stories1Year Built1940Building Size-Lot Size0.09 AC / 4,000 SF

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$3,234 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 256 Purdue Avenue

    Feature Details
  • Fireplaces: 1
  • Flooring: Hardwood Flrs Throughout
  • Garage: No
  • Laundry: 220 Volt Outlet, Dryer, In Laundry Room, Washer
  • Pool Type: None
  • Pool: No
    Room Details
  • Rooms Total: 6
  • Additional Rooms: Other
  • Kitchen Features: Counter - Stone, Dishwasher, Gas Range/Cooktop, Refrigerator, Self-Cleaning Oven, Updated Kitchen
  • Bedrooms Count: 2
  • Bathrooms Total Count: 1.0
  • Room Additional: Other
  • Bath Non Master Include: Stall Shower, Tub, Updated Baths
    Utility Details
  • Cooling: Ceiling Fan(s)
  • Heating: Forced Air 1 Zone, Wall Furnace
  • Water/Sewer: Sewer System - Public, Water - Public
  • Energy Saving Feature: Energy Star Appliances, Energy Star HVAC, Energy Star Lighting, Low Flow Toilet, Weather Stripped Door(s)
  • Solar: None
Lot / Property Details
    Home Owners Association
  • HOA: No
    Property Details
  • Additional Equipment: Dryer, Washer, Water Heater Gas, Tankless Water Heater
  • City Transfer Tax: No
  • Construction Status: Existing
  • Exterior: Composition Shingles, Stucco
  • Foundation: Crawl Space
  • Lot Description: Level
  • Lot Sq Ft Apx: 4000
  • Roof: Composition Shingles
  • Sq Ft Apx: 1541
  • Stories: One Story
  • Street Level: 1 Bath, 2 Bedrooms
  • Yard Description: Back Yard, Deck(s), Fenced, Sprinklers Automatic, Sprinklers Back, Sprinklers Front
  • Year Built: 1940
  • Acres: 0.0918
    Location Details
  • Directions to Property: Arlington R on Wellesley R on Kenyon R on Purdue
  • FIPS Code: 06013
  • Parcel Number: 5701920034
  • Printed Neighborhood Rpt: No
  • Street Number Numeric: 256.0
  • Street Name: Purdue Avenue
  • County: Contra Costa
  • Zip Code: 94708
    Rental Information
  • Occpnt Req 24 Hr Notice: No

Property History for 256 Purdue Ave

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
May 4, 2020

Listed (Active)

EBRD #40903522

May 3, 2020

Listed (Active)

MLSListings #EB40903522

Jun 2, 2017

Sold (Public Records)

Public Record #597979314

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Listed (Active)

EBRD #40903522


Listed (Active)

MLSListings #EB40903522


Sold (Public Records)

Public Record #597979314


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 256 Purdue Avenue

Taxable ValueLand$687,288Additions$93,011Total$780,299
Tax Record2018$11,031
Home Facts
Beds2Total Finished SqFt1,149 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt1,149 SqFtStories1Lot Size4,000 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1940Year Renovated1940ZoningR-6CountyCONTRA COSTAAPN5701920034

Schools near 256 Purdue Avenue

Kensington Elementary SchoolPublicK-60.5 mi
St. Jerome Catholic Elementary SchoolPrivateK-81.0 mi
El Cerrito Senior High SchoolPublic9-121.2 mi
Fred T. Korematsu Middle SchoolPublic7-82.0 mi

Kensington Elementary School

K-6, 0.5 mi, Public


St. Jerome Catholic Elementary School

K-8, 1.0 mi, Private


El Cerrito Senior High School

9-12, 1.2 mi, Public


Fred T. Korematsu Middle School

7-8, 2.0 mi, Public


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Property Details for 256 Purdue Avenue

MLS #40903522
Year Built1940
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeSingle-Family Homes / Single-Family Homes
Lot Size0.09 AC / 4,000 SF
Condo/Co-op Fees-
HOA Fees-
CountyContra Costa County

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256 Purdue Avenue is a single family home for sale in Kensington, CA 94708. This property was listed for sale on May 4, 2020 by Compass at $899,000. It has been on the market for a total of 25 days and was last sold on June 2, 2017. This listing's school district is West Contra Costa Unified School District. Nearby schools include Middle College High School, Richmond Charter Academy and St. Jerome Catholic Elementary School. 256 Purdue Avenue is a 2-bed, 1-bath, 1,541 sqft single family home built in 1940. This address can also be written as 256 Purdue Ave.

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Listing Courtesy of COMPASS, Alexandra Kurjakovic, DRE #02098262

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