By Anna Marie Erwert on July 26, 2016 at 4:03 AM
Who says a getaway cabin on the Russian River has to be uber-expensive? Because 21920 Duncan is not, at least when you consider the high cost of real estate in the California Bay Area.
This property makes for a unique vacation home: The MLS listing via Estately tells us the home is just 594 square feet, resting on a 3,845-square-foot lot — but it reads bigger. There are two bedrooms and two baths in the main house; an additional cabin, joined by both upper and lower decks, adds a bedroom or artist’s studio.
In the main house is a surprisingly spacious kitchen and living room with woodstove. Split over two levels, one bed and bath are upstairs. Down a delicate spiral stairway is the second bed and bath. A small deck rests outside this bedroom, and also opens onto the additional studio. The upper deck offers outdoor dining, hot tub, and a view that overlooks the forested setting and river beyond.
Built in 1959, 21920 Duncan has a rustic, old Russian River feeling. It’s tiny, but somehow seems like more than enough room. Plus, the price still seems like a good one to our jaded Bay Area eyes: $383,000. And considering the property’s been listed over a month, you might be able to get it for even less. Who’s in, readers?
Anna Marie Erwert writes from both the renter and new buyer perspective, having (finally) achieved both statuses. She focuses on national real estate trends, specializing in the San Francisco Bay Area and Pacific Northwest. Follow Anna on Twit