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7855 Benbow Dr
Garberville, CA 95542

$595,000 heart
3 Bed
3 Bath
2776 ft2
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Charming creekside 3 bedroom Benbow home and 1 bedroom cottage for extended family or rental income. Main House: 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, redwood paneled living room, vaulted ceilings and skylights, river rock fireplace with energy efficient insert, large family room/gym, office, remodeled kitchen and bath, cedar sauna, and home theater and large decks overlooking the East Branch of the Eel River. The homes are on an almost 3/4 acre double lot with an expansive park-like yard along the river. Next door is a cozy 1 bedroom cottage for extended family or added income as a rental with a full bath, full kitchen and deck. The garage offers a unique vehicle service pit, and carport. We enjoy fast cable internet. Property is located 5 to 10 minutes from Benbow Golf course, Richardson Grove State Park hiking, Eel River swimming, fishing, kayaking, Hwy 101, and Garberville shopping. It is a privilege to enjoy living in the warmth and serenity of this unique redwood home. A bay window, spacious decks and a large park like yard overlooking the East Branch of the Eel river define this deeply nourishing space. The rich river rock fire place, warm redwood walls and open floor plan of the living room, dining room and kitchen lend itself to family gatherings and gracious entertaining. This home has been lovingly remodeled over the years and now offers a high efficiency insert in the river rock fireplace, double pane windows, custom crafted hickory kitchen cabinets and granite counter tops, Jacuzzi bath tub, and convenient living room home theater with 70" electric screen, cedar sauna and high speed cable internet. Its a 7 minute drive to hiking at Richardson Grove State Park or fine dining at the historic Benbow Inn and golf course. Shopping is 5 minutes away on Hwy 101 in Garberville. Bathroom includes designer vanity, double sinks, touch-less flush toilet, bidet, jetted tub, linen closet, quiet heater/fan and flip down mahogany seat in the tub. Landscaping includes established plum, pear and apple trees, six raised beds including a convenient waist high culinary herb bed on the upper deck outside the kitchen and beautiful flower beds at the front of the house. Home theater & living room lighting controlled with Alexa voice commands. We enjoy walks along the Eel River surrounded by redwoods on Benbow Drive and 7 minutes away in Richardson Grove State Park along Durphy Creek. We kayak and swim in the Eel river in the summer. Benbow bicycling is safe as there is usually very little traffic. Main Residence 3 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths Remodeled kitchen with custom crafted hickory cabinetry, granite countertops and breakfast bar. Remodeled bathroom includes designer vanity, double sinks, touch-less flush toilet, bidet, jetted tub, linen closet, quiet heater/fan and flip down mahogany seat in the tub. Charming river rock & redwood fireplace with BlazeKing high efficiency insert. Spacious open floor plan of the living room, dining room and kitchen lends itself wewwwwwwwto warm family gatherings and gracious entertaining. Large family room/gym. Office with nice views and lots of light. Serene river views and abundant light from the numerous windows and spacious decks. Skylights and vaulted ceilings. Landscaping includes established plum, pear and apple trees, six raised beds including a convenient waist high culinary herb bed on the upper deck outside the kitchen and beautiful flower beds at the front of the house. Cedar Sauna. Home theater with 70”electric screen, Epson 2150 projector and Klipsch Speakers. Garage with unique vehicle service pit, automated door and convenient carport. 5 minutes to fine dining and golf at the historic Benbow Inn. 7 Minutes to Richardson Grove State Park, hiking, swimming, fishing and kayaking on the Eel River. 3 Minutes to Hwy 101… Fast reliable, high speed, cable internet. 50 minutes to the Pacific Ocean and Shelter Cove surfing or Sinkyone Wilderness State Park hiking Richmond or Golden Gate Bridge 3 hours
Charming creekside 3 bedroom Benbow home and 1 bedroom cottage for extended family or rental income. Main House: 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, redwood paneled living room, vaulted ceilings and skylights, river rock fireplace with energy efficient insert, large family room/gym, office, remodeled kitchen and bath, cedar sauna, and home theater and large decks overlooking the East Branch of the Eel River. The homes are on an almost 3/4 acre double lot with an expansive park-like yard along the river. Next door is a cozy 1 bedroom cottage for extended family or added income as a rental with a full bath, full kitchen and deck. The garage offers a unique vehicle service pit, and carport. We enjoy fast cable internet. Property is located 5 to 10 minutes from Benbow Golf course, Richardson Grove State Park hiking, Eel River swimming, fishing, kayaking, Hwy 101, and Garberville shopping. It is a privilege to enjoy living in the warmth and serenity of this unique redwood home. A bay window, spacious decks and a large park like yard overlooking the East Branch of the Eel river define this deeply nourishing space. The rich river rock fire place, warm redwood walls and open floor plan of the living room, dining room and kitchen lend itself to family gatherings and gracious entertaining. This home has been lovingly remodeled over the years and now offers a high efficiency insert in the river rock fireplace, double pane windows, custom crafted hickory kitchen cabinets and granite counter tops, Jacuzzi bath tub, and convenient living room home theater with 70" electric screen, cedar sauna and high speed cable internet. Its a 7 minute drive to hiking at Richardson Grove State Park or fine dining at the historic Benbow Inn and golf course. Shopping is 5 minutes away on Hwy 101 in Garberville. Bathroom includes designer vanity, double sinks, touch-less flush toilet, bidet, jetted tub, linen closet, quiet heater/fan and flip down mahogany seat in the tub. Landscaping includes established plum, pear and apple trees, six raised beds including a convenient waist high culinary herb bed on the upper deck outside the kitchen and beautiful flower beds at the front of the house. Home theater & living room lighting controlled with Alexa voice commands. We enjoy walks along the Eel River surrounded by redwoods on Benbow Drive and 7 minutes away in Richardson Grove State Park along Durphy Creek. We kayak and swim in the Eel river in the summer. Benbow bicycling is safe as there is usually very little traffic. Main Residence 3 Bedrooms 2 Full Baths Remodeled kitchen with custom crafted hickory cabinetry, granite countertops and breakfast bar. Remodeled bathroom includes designer vanity, double sinks, touch-less flush toilet, bidet, jetted tub, linen closet, quiet heater/fan and flip down mahogany seat in the tub. Charming river rock & redwood fireplace with BlazeKing high efficiency insert. Spacious open floor plan of the living room, dining room and kitchen lends itself wewwwwwwwto warm family gatherings and gracious entertaining. Large family room/gym. Office with nice views and lots of light. Serene river views and abundant light from the numerous windows and spacious decks. Skylights and vaulted ceilings. Landscaping includes established plum, pear and apple trees, six raised beds including a convenient waist high culinary herb bed on the upper deck outside the kitchen and beautiful flower beds at the front of the house. Cedar Sauna. Home theater with 70”electric screen, Epson 2150 projector and Klipsch Speakers. Garage with unique vehicle service pit, automated door and convenient carport. 5 minutes to fine dining and golf at the historic Benbow Inn. 7 Minutes to Richardson Grove State Park, hiking, swimming, fishing and kayaking on the Eel River. 3 Minutes to Hwy 101… Fast reliable, high speed, cable internet. 50 minutes to the Pacific Ocean and Shelter Cove surfing or Sinkyone Wilderness State Park hiking Richmond or Golden Gate Bridge 3 hours
Basic Details
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Stories
2
Square Feet
2,776 ft2
Lot Size
30,928 ft2
Year Built
1929
Property Type
2-4 Units
Current Occupancy
Owner
Has HOA
No
Assessor’s Parcel Number
033-021-014-000 and 033-021-029-000
Interior Details
Appliances
Dryer (laundry), Range, Refrigerator, Washer (laundry), Water Heater
Flooring
Carpet, Tile
Exterior Details
Garage Spaces
1
Carport Spaces
1
Parking Features
Attached Garage, Detached Garage, RV Possible, Carport
Pool
No
Spa/Hot Tub
No
Solar Panels
No
Cooling
None
Heating
Central, Electric, Propane
Interior Features
Granite Counters, Pantry, Smart Home, Walk-In Closet(s)
Roof
Composition
Utilites
Electricity Connected, Propane, Water Connected, Septic Tank
Foundation
Permanent
Water Source
Public
Exterior Features
Fire Pit, Garden