Benicia's Priciest Homes: 401 1st Street

We feature one of the most expensive homes on the real estate market in Benicia.

At $1.495 million, this single-family home rings in at the most expensive home on the market in Benicia this week.

The 5,637 square-foot home is within four miles of a number of elementary, middle and high schools as well as an assortment of private schools.

The home has been on the market for a whopping 4,315 days (nearly 12 years) as of Monday, according to the listing, and could likely be due to the fact that very little information on the home is made available online -- aside from the price tag, of course ... and perhaps its outward appearance seemingly more suited to that of a hotel versus a "single-family" home.

For more information and pictures on the home, view the listing on AOL Real Estate.

This is article is part of an ongoing series profiling some of the most expensive properties in Benicia as determined by AOL Real Estate. Want to be notified every time we post a new article in this series? Click the "Keep me posted" button in the box below.

Eileen Stern February 04, 2013 at 06:29 PM
I agree with Richard and Rod...relying on a "service" such as AOL does not replace a local agent's knowledge. Sometimes we will just laugh at some of the conclusions and "market values" by national data companies. They ignore neighborhood, location, condition, view, etc. And in this case...they even ignore the type of property...a B and B with a restaurant is not a single family home...hate to tell you that!
nurse12 February 04, 2013 at 09:31 PM
I hate to say it, but Benicia Patch is becoming less and less relevant to me. Where are the police reports? I thought they were going to be brought back? I used to click on the patch every day to see what was going on in my community- will soon stop subscribing if things don't improve.
Michelle Kye February 05, 2013 at 01:08 AM
I'm with Nurse12 count me not interested. Thinking of tuning out also. This used to be a good source for local information, not any more.
Robert Livesay February 05, 2013 at 03:19 AM
It is very apparent that the Benicia Patch is a cupcake on-line source of info. They cannot get it right. No pay no good reporting. I suggest for all local news go to the Benicia Herald. Very professional and they do get it right. This is just a step above the newsletter at the local bait shop.
Scott Burford February 06, 2013 at 05:05 AM
It looks like the Patch business model will have to change. This is an example of how hiring underpaid folks to manage dozens of local "Patches" can't ever work. Maybe a switch to a totally local user-provided content system....oh hell, I don't know....it just doesn't get any worse than this.


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