beautiful, rare, unique
This water view corner lot is an ideal piece of land to build a custom house on. The lot features uninterrupted views of the Carquinez Straight and undisturbed natural hillsides. The lot is extra wide - 75 feet wide x 125 feet deep. Plenty of room to build a 3,500+ sq ft house. The land is elevated 45 feet above the water which enhances the breathtaking vista.
contemporary & modern
With sweeping water views, this parcel of land is ideal for a home owner, architect, builder or developer to create a contemporary, modern custom house. The flat land is perfect for the type of stunningly designed homes seen in Dwell Magazine, and on Houzz & Pinterest. The lot is also ideally suited for PreFab Construction like BluHomes, ConnectHomes & Stillwater Dwellings.
award winning schools
Many parents move to Benicia for the highly rated schools.
Benicia Unified Ranked The Best School District In Solano County by Niche.com
Benicia Unified Schools Announced as a 2017 California Gold Ribbon School
location, location, location
The lot is in a quiet, family oriented neighborhood just 2 blocks from the Marina, yet only 1/2 mile from the freeway. Downtown First street is only 6 walkable blocks away. Perfectly located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Benicia is mid-point between San Francisco and Napa Valley. Benicia is a quaint, yet lively, town located off of Interstate 780, between 80 and 680 freeways. Benicia is in Solano County, just 15 minutes north of Walnut Creek, just 25 minutes north of Berkeley, just 35 minutes from Marin. And (when timed right,) San Francisco is just 40 minutes away by car. Interstate 680 is a 2 person diamond lane so that seeds up travel time during commute hours.
Benicia is know for its weekly farmers market, abundance of working fine artists, great schools, sports teams for kids, bocci ball league for adults, sail boat racing every Thursday in at the marina for sailers. Benicia is a down-to-earth community, with a thriving downtown, live music venues, hiking trails, health clubs, yoga studios, cross fit gyms, paddle boarding and kiting classes, skate park, open artist studios, art gallery wine walk shows, and is host to an abundance of parades and main Street events. Plus Benicia hosts comedy shows, open mic nights, trivia nites and film festivals.
In 1853 Benicia became the third capital of California. The city is rich with history and honoring preservation. The town prides itself on maintaining landmarks such as the Commanding Officer's Quarters, The Historic Clock Tower and the Camel Barn Museum, all open to the public.
not too big, not too small
With a population of 28,000, Benicia prides itself on feeling like a secret town in the SF Bay Area, being free from “big box store” and instead, concentrates on a plethora of thriving small businesses. Recent additions within just the past year are Lucca’s Bier Garden, Farm & Flour (an artisan coffee and gourmet lunch hall,) the organic Juice House Company, the gluten-free One House Bakery Café and the waterfront restaurant Bella Siena. Benicia gets compared to Sausalito (without all the pretense) and what Northern California was like before it got so crowded.
In addition to strolling the waterfront, Benicia also boast 40 parks! Plus a dog park. The Benicia State Park offers a nature escape with a car free paved path along the Carquinez Straight.
public transportation options
Ferry from Vallejo to SF
BART from the North Concord or Treat station in Pleasant Hill.
SolTrans Wifi Buses
Park and Ride at both 680 and 80 Freeways.
BarHopper is a free local taxi to poplar restaurants nightly from 5 PM to 2 AM.
Uber / Lyft / Taxis / Airport Shuttles
Benicia among state’s 50 safest cities
The overall crime rate in Benicia is 31% lower than the national average.
Benicia has the Bay Area’s flagship Raley’s supermarket with over 1,500 organic products and a legendary Safeway. Trader Joe’s & Whole Foods 365 are just 7 miles away and within 12 miles are Sprouts & a brand new Whole foods. Benicia eateries include: Sushi, California Fresh Cuisine, Indian, Italian, Thai, Mexican, Burmese, Chinese, Hawaiian, Seafood, Steak House, Dollar Oyster Happy Hour, Burger Joint, Pub, Wine bar, Speak Easy, Barbecue, Deli, Tex-Mex, Cheese shoppe, Greek, Tavern, Coffee Shop, Micro-Brewery, Sports Bar, Bakery, Café, FroYo, Taco Truck…
The land is flat. The geotechnical soils report states that the soils are of competent bedrock.