Bursting with charm and simply gorgeous, this delightful cottage will put a smile on your face before you even step inside. A striking yellow entry door welcomes you into the home where light-filled and generous living spaces await. The wonderful layout features three bedrooms and one bathroom along with a host of character details. Original wood floors flow underfoot throughout much of the home including in the picture-perfect living room with elegant built-ins and a feature fireplace with mantel.
Everyday life will revolve around the eat-in kitchen with more ornate built-ins along with ample countertops, inset cabinets, modern statement lighting and a suite of stainless steel appliances. Here, you can cook up a storm for loved ones before moving outside to the back deck, where you can dine under the stars and relish your new laid-back lifestyle.
The backyard is a lush and private haven far removed from the chaos of everyday life. The passionate gardener will adore the abundant fruit trees, apple, fig, and pear, just to name a few, and the colorful flower and herb beds; plus there’s a shaded patio area, perfect for relaxing with your morning coffee and immersing yourself in the peaceful surroundings. And don't miss the lower level bonus utility/laundry room that can be used as an office, yoga, or exercise room.
This remarkable residence is just a few blocks from the shops and restaurants that line Berkeley’s 4th Street. Public transportation, UC campus, and beautiful parks are all only moments away adding incredible convenience to this must-see home. Run to the Bay - the Berkeley Marina, Cezar Chavez Park, the Aquatic Park. Easy access to the I-580 and the I-80 means you’re just moments from everything you could ever need, including the vibrant heart of San Francisco,1.5 blocks from SF commuter bus stop.
Property highlights include:
3 bedrooms / 1 bath
972 s.f. (per public records)
Built in 1926
3100 s.f. lot (per public records)
Gas fireplace in livingroom
Eat-in kitchen with ample counter space
3rd bedroom can be used as formal dining room or den/office
Lower level bonus utility room, perfect for office space
Lovely backyard filled with fruit trees
One car garage
Foundation seismically upgraded
New interior and exterior paint
Blocks to Berkeley's 4th Street shops and restaurants