Home buyers looking for an established area in Southwest Bakersfield will want to take a look at Homes for Sale in Amberton in Bakersfield CA. The Amberton area is located in Bakersfield CA at Ming Ave and Ashe which is centrally located to major shopping, many popular restaurants and great schools. Another benefit of this area is the affordability factor with homes priced in the mid $250’s. Whether you’re looking to upgrade or your a first time home buyer you cannot go wrong with the highly desirable Amberton community.
Homes in the Amberton area average 2,300 square feet with most homes gross living area coming in between 1,499 and 2,929 square feet. This desirable community was established in 1976 with homes being built in the area through 1989. Amberton offers a wide variety of bedroom and bathroom layouts with the typical home for the area being 4 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. One very attractive factor of this SW Bakersfield community is the pricing, you truly can get a nice home in the area for about $260,000.
Similar to the homes for sale in the Almond Crest Estates neighborhood in Northwest Bakersfield, buyers will want to be aware of the roofs in Amberton. As with any mature, developed neighborhood and especially one’s built in the 70’s and 80’s buyer will likely have to contend with shake roofs. Many homes will have been remodeled with newer roofs since then but as a buyer you’ll want to be aware of the potential issues that a shake roof can bring. Purchasing a home containing a shake roof is not a problem for many buyers but if you do come upon a property with a wood shake roof then make sure to do your due diligence and ask the seller to pay for a two year roof certification from a licensed roofer.
Homes for Sale in Amberton in Bakersfield CA
In the past 12 months, homes for sale in the Amberton community have sold between $240,000 and $315,000.00. Current prices fluctuate daily but as of today they are between $250,000 and $260,000. As previously mentioned the average size for home in the area is about 2,300 square feet with typical homes ranging in size between 1,499 and 2,929 square feet. Homes for sale in the Amberton area sell for about $146 per square foot.
One great thing about the Amberton community are the schools this area offers. Elementary School students and their parents will appreciate the five star rating that Stockdale Elementary offers. Although not as highly rated as Stockdale Elementary, O.J. Actis Junior High offers a great school and 3 out of 5 star rating. Lastly is Bakersfield High School with a 5 star rating from Greatschools.com. Many noteworthy students have come out of Bakersfield High School (BHS) including NFL players, MLB players and even congressman Kevin McCarthy to name a few!
As you many have already guessed, Amberton is a very desirable area. There has been 19 sales in the past year with the lowest home selling for $240,000 and the highest at $315,000. Due to it’s high desirability, homes in the Amberton community typically sell for their asking price with the average list price to sale price being 99.6% and homes selling in 46 days or less.
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