Featuring an amazing location on a corner lot adjacent to the Ohlone Greenway, this charismatic craftsman in North Berkeley / Downtown has been meticulously maintained by its conscientious owners. It includes 3 bedrooms / 1 bath and 1,365 SF of modern, open living space with hardwood floors throughout. The spacious family room includes a wood burning fireplace. The gourmet kitchen includes quartz counter tops and stainless steel appliances. The formal dining room is perfect for entertaining family and friends. The bathroom includes Carrara marble as well as a soaking tub, making it both contemporary and classical. The laundry is conveniently located adjacent to the kitchen. A large attic with drop down stairs offers generous storage. A tankless hot water system and new high efficiency gas furnace will keep its new owners warm and cozy for many years to come.
The private yard is a lush green oasis - a beautiful sanctuary ideal for enjoying your morning coffee as well as evening wine with family and friends under the stars. It is fully fenced and kid and pet friendly and includes plenty of room for gardening, dining and entertaining. A detached artist's studio offers additional space of approximately 150 SF.
Vintage yet contemporary. Efficient yet spacious. Practical yet magical. All of this close to everywhere you want to be around the U.C. Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Lab campuses, including the numerous shops and restaurants in the Gourmet Ghetto and Downtown Berkeley. The new Trader Joes, UC Theater, Freight and Salvage and Berkeley Repertory Theater are just a stone’s throw away, as is North Berkeley BART, AC Transit and the 80 Freeway. A walk score of 91 and a bike score of 98 due to excellent bike lanes means that owning a car is truly optional.
Feeds to Berkeley schools known for their academic excellence, including Berkeley High just a few blocks away.
North Berkeley / Downtown
Those lucky enough to buy a home here will find themselves living in perhaps the city’s most walkable enclave.
Busy Shattuck Avenue which runs between the Gourmet Ghetto in North Berkeley and Downtown Berkeley is where most of the action happens. Residents have access to virtually any type of cuisine from around the globe, three movie theaters, fitness facilities, and several bars and nightclubs. Stores surrounding Shattuck Avenue specialize in a wide variety of items, including women's clothing, shoe stores, art galleries and fine housewares. San Francisco and other parts of the Bay Area are easily accessible via North Berkeley BART station. University of California, Berkeley, is a short stroll away.
The city’s administration offices, as well as Berkeley High School, the city’s lone public high school and a well-known local landmark are nearby. The campus is home to the Berkeley Community Theatre, a 3,500-seat art deco-style theater that has hosted many big-name musical acts over the years. The Berkeley Public Library on Kittredge Street has also achieved official landmark status.