Leave the hustle bustle behind and enjoy a private retreat in the heart of the desireable area of Franklin Canyon. If you are looking for wide open spaces with a sustainable of-the-grid lifestyle this is it. Imagine waking to the sounds of nature and listening to the wind wispering through the oak trees. Just outside your front door you can enjoy miles of open space trails for hiking or riding without ever getting into your car. This gorgeous 6.34 acre site is in the unicorporated area of Martinez and is zoned A2 allowing for a variety of uses including horses, chickens, goats or a vineyard. The possibilities are endless.  . Completely remodeled in 2017 it features an open concept floor plan with designer modern finishes. The huge walk-in basement provides for additional storage or improve with a private wine cellar. Improved with a covered livestock pen, there is also plenty of room for your own horses and to add a detached garage/workshop, ADU, pool or hot tub. Imagine this peacefull lifestye all within minutes to town.

  • 3 bedrooms | 2.5 baths | Approx. 2,000 square feet
  • plus bonus home office or 4th bedroom
  • Master Suite on lower level
  • Spa-like master bath with custom soaking tub
  • Modern farmhouse renovated in 2017 with open concept design
  • Designer kitchen and baths with high end finishes
  • New High producing well 
  • Energy efficiant with New SunPower solar system to power electric heat, dryer and electric vehicle charging station 
  • Water Filtration System
  • Huge basement with new foundation
  • Tankless water heater
  • Newer perimeter drainage
  • 2 HVAC Units
  • Upstairs laundry hookup possibilities
  • Newer composition shingle roof
  • Beautifully landscaped patio for relaxing 
  • Trek decking and new hog wire fencing
  • 6.34 acres of privacy
  • Level pad to add a detached workshop/garage
  • Within steps to the Franklin Ridge and  Bay Area Ridge open space hiking and riding trails


Country living in the heart of the East Bay best describes this unincorporated area of Martinez. Franklin Canyon offers tranquile living surrounded by open space hills, Franklin Ridge and the Bay Area Ridge hiking and riding trails. Enjoy the old town feel of Martinez with local restaurants, modern brewreys and coffee shops, quaint antique stores, weekend farmers market and miles of walking trails near the waterfront.  Within minutes to downtown, Walnut Creek and Lafayette. Convenient commute  to San Francisco, the Napa Valley, BART and highways 4, 24 and 680.  Visit for more information on the John Muir Land Trust- Franklin Ridge and Dutra Ranch history and trails.


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Contact Cathy Waite
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Cathy Waite

DRE# 01023828

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