This truly grand home in the heart of coveted North Berkeley, is a classic beauty of Craftsman elegance. A breathtaking panoramic view of the Cal Campus, San Francisco Skyline, SF Bay, and Marin County is truly a highlight. Boasting 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, a luxurious master suite, fully appointed guest quarters, updated chef’s kitchen with breakfast room, designer bathrooms, and a large family room. The hardwood floors, light fixtures, woodwork trim are in keeping with the vintage charm. Other lovely features include office/play spaces, 10GB fiber optic connection, efficient laundry room, expansive deck off the kitchen and dining area, and a large lower patio surrounded by lush mature greenery. With a soaring view, the home is set upon a lovely lot, perched above the famed Campanile; at UC Berkeley, the Greek Theatre, and just blocks from gourmet shopping and world class restaurants. Close to hiking trails, Tilden Park, Berkeley Rose Garden, and Codornices Park. Easy access to The City via car or BART.
A commanding and original custom double front door, designed and crafted by a local Berkeley artisan graces the lobby of this stunning home. The oversized and spacious living room is elegant and relaxing, with a huge gas fireplace adorned with gracious sconces. Adjacent French doors lead to the dining room—a classy and elegant—and encompassing the spectacular vista! Another set of French doors lead to the outdoor deck, perched perfectly for a soaring view of the Bay, and plumbed for a gas BBQ with a door leading into the Chef’s kitchen.
The kitchen has a professional grade range, wine fridge and separate ice maker, along with stone countertops and custom cabinetry, adjacent to the cozy breakfast room.
On the second level, the Master Suite is comprised a large sitting room, with windows to the Bay, a large sitting room, and the Master Bath. With an elegant soaking tub, this master bath is truly a room with a view! It has a large walk-in shower with double shower heads, dual sinks, and custom tile throughout. All baths are updated with period tile and fixtures that interweave with the original 1924 charm of this majestic home. There are two ample bedrooms on this floor with a full bath and a separate laundry room. Family living with privacy and convenience at its best!
The lower level has a very large and fun family room with space for TV and electronics. A fifth bedroom is private and inviting, as well as the well-appointed bathroom, and food prep area for entertaining and snacks.
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