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THIS PROPERTY IS AVAILABLE FULLY FURNISHED!
This comfortable home has been stylishly updated with fun, eclectic lighting, and high-end finishes, but also retains many of its charming vintage details.
This stylishly updated 1914 home sits up off the street, with lush garden space on both sides that’s surrounded by a rustic matchstick fence. A wide arch of wisteria frames the teal concrete front steps that lead from the street to the covered front porch, perfect for watching the world go by through its cozy arched openings. The front door opens from the porch into a spacious and bright foyer, with the living room on the right, the dining room on the left, and a wide wood staircase leading to the 2nd floor. Lovely original hardwood floors extend throughout the house.
The formal living room is on the right, with big casement windows looking out over the garden, a built-in bookcase, and eclectic, stylish furnishings. It’s a lovely spot to gather with friends or simply read a book in the sunshine. Opposite the living room, the dining room has another large bank of casement windows along the front wall, looking out over the second garden and street. The walls are covered in tall white wainscotting with plate rails, and there is an original built-in buffet and fireplace opposite the front windows. The dining room is furnished with a table for 4 as well as a comfortable couch and has a wire chandelier and fun toile curtains.
The extra-large galley kitchen sits behind the dining room and is open to the dining area on both sides. On one end is a sunny nook, with a kid’s eating table, a comfy orange couch, and another wire chandelier. A dutch door opens out from this kitchen nook and leads out to the yard. The kitchen itself is modern and super functional, with butcher block countertops, a small central island, and a deep farm sink. There is a 6 burner Viking range and hood, plus a new stainless steel fridge and dishwasher. A farmhouse-style royal blue cabinet is tucked into the back wall with great open shelving. Off the kitchen are a laundry area, a half-bath, and an extra linen closet.
The central staircase leads to a sunny 2nd-floor landing with 3 sunny and well-proportioned bedrooms, each comfortably and stylishly furnished with large windows and closets. On the central landing is a full bathroom with a shower over tub, wide vanity with granite countertop, and plenty of storage.
A wood deck separates the main house from an adorable barn-style converted garage, perfect for a home office, playroom, art studio, workout room – anything your heart desires! This 2-story carriage house has vaulted ceilings with exposed beams and 2 sets of royal blue carriage doors. Low shelving lines the sidewall and there’s a double farmhouse sink and a half bath tucked along the back wall. line the walls, and there’s a sunny half bath with a double farm sink. A curved staircase leads to a separate upstairs office/work area, and there’s off-street parking for one car.
The rest of the backyard is fully fenced with a grassy play area, a patio/deck with a table and umbrella, and veggie boxes with drip irrigation. It’s perfect for entertaining guests, gardening, and taking in some sun. A lemon tree will add homemade happiness to your summer pies and lemonade stands.
Awesome, central Berkeley location! Temescal, Rockridge, College Ave, and Piedmont Avenue right next door. The home is close to Shattuck Avenue and its Farmers Market, restaurants, and several playgrounds. Downtown Berkeley and Ashby BART stations are both under a mile away and there are great bikeways in the area, as well as easy access to freeways. About 10 blocks away from UC Berkeley!
Off-street parking included for one car.
Owners pay for Garbage and yard maintenance
Please email or call and tell us a bit about yourselves!
Available May 1st. Showing by appointment only.
Please call or email to set up a time and give us some information about you!
Servane Valentin BRE#01999256
A Rental Concierge for Bay Area Owners and Renters