Modern craftsman designed by renowned architect David Quillin. Meticulously built from the ground up in 1997. A rare opportunity to enjoy the amenities of a modern, custom built home in an historical, quintessential neighborhood on the Berkeley / Oakland border.
Conscientiously maintained by its meticulous owners who purchased it brand new, this landmark residence has something for everybody to love: the main level features a light-filled living and dining room with french doors leading to a full deck overlooking the canyon out front, a gourmet kitchen ideal for both casual entertaining and quick meals on the go, and an enchanting garden / patio in the rear. A laundry room and half bath are located off the kitchen for maximum convenience. The second level features 3 beds / 2 baths with multiple views of the surrounding hills and lots of natural light. The exquisite master suite has a private terrace overlooking the wilderness below.
This 3 bedroom / 2.5 bath compound of 2,032 SF on a 6,850 SF lot features a unique "indoor / outdoor" living experience with private rear and side yards ideal for enjoying your morning coffee from nearby College Avenue as well as evening wine with family and friends beneath the stars. It is fully fenced and kid and pet friendly and includes plenty of room for gardening, dining and entertaining. A large workshop is located on the lower level. A two car garage is at street level.
Enjoy the best of both worlds with a serene Tahoe-like setting overlooking Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve not far from the numerous shops and restaurants on College Avenue. Feeds to Kaiser Elementary / Claremont Middle and, of course, Oakland Technical High School which is known for its academic excellence. Close to numerous transportation options, including Rockridge BART, AC Transit and Hwys 13 and 24.