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2829 Forest Ave Berkeley, CA 94705
$4,795,000
7 beds
6 baths
6,283 sq ft

Courtesy of Kevin Brown, Better Homes Realty.

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Anna Bellomo

Anna Bellomo

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Property Description

This First Bay Traditional architectural gem is located in the Elmwood District. Elegant and expansive at 6,283 SF, this 7 Bedroom (4 ensuite), 6 Bath brown shingle home impeccably combines original elegance with modern updates for today’s Buyer. The foyer leads to ideal first-floor entertaining spaces with an easy flow from room to room: large formal rooms – dining, living, library (each with fireplaces with hand-carved mantles), and plant-filled sunroom; updated eat-in kitchen with marble countertops, top-of-the-line appliances, butler’s pantry, and wet bar; plus an ensuite bedroom and laundry. Below this floor is an extensive basement. Upstairs are two more floors with updated ensuite bath/bedrooms (two of three with fireplaces), master with marble steam shower, and a third-floor in-law unit. Multiple outdoor decks with views of the bay and east hills, and a private fenced back yard with a fish-filled pond, stone hardscape and mature fruit/screening trees & two driveways + garage.

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Detached

Year Built

  • 1906

Schools

  • Berkeley (510) 644-6150

Bathrooms

  • 6 bathrooms

Bedrooms

  • 7 bedrooms

House

  • Approximately 6,283 square feet
  • Built in 1906
  • Level – Street: 1 Bedroom,2 Baths,Laundry Facility,Main Entry
  • Level – Upper: 6+ Bedrooms,5+ Baths,Primary Bedrm Suite – 1,Primary Bedrm Suites – 2
  • 22 total rooms
  • Existing
  • Other

Cooling

  • No Air Conditioning

Exterior Features

  • Brick
  • Composition Shingles
  • Wood Shingles
  • Wood Frame
  • Bay Window(s)

Fireplaces

  • 5 fireplaces
  • Dining Room
  • Living Room
  • Primary Bedroom
  • Stone
  • Woodburning

Floors

  • Hardwood Floors
  • Stone (Marble
  • Slate etc.
  • Tile

Foundation

  • Crawl Space
  • Partial Basement
  • See Remarks

Garage

  • Garage?: Yes
  • 2 garage spaces

Water

  • Sewer System – Public
  • Sump Pump
  • Water – Public

Heating

  • Central Gravity
  • Forced Air 2 Zns or More
  • Gas
  • Radiant

Kitchen

  • Counter – Stone
  • Dishwasher
  • Eat In Kitchen
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gas Range/Cooktop
  • Island
  • Microwave
  • Pantry
  • Range/Oven Free Standing
  • Refrigerator
  • Updated Kitchen
  • Wet Bar

Laundry

  • Dryer
  • Gas Dryer Hookup
  • In Laundry Room
  • Washer

Listing

  • $763 per square foot
  • Brown Shingle
  • Craftsman
  • Custom
  • Traditional

Location

  • Area: Berkeley Map Area 10
  • County: Alameda
  • Neighborhood: Elmwood
  • Directions to property: Derby to Claremont Blvd to Forest

Lot

  • Lot is approximately 13,775 square feet
  • Approximately 0 acres
  • Pond
  • Premium Lot
  • Area Lighting
  • Auto Sprinkler F&R
  • Backyard
  • Front Yard
  • Landscape Back
  • Landscape Front
  • Private
  • Back Yard
  • Deck(s)
  • Fenced
  • Front Yard
  • Garden/Play
  • Patio
  • Side Yard
  • Back Yard Fence
  • Enclosed Deck
  • Entry Gate
  • Front Porch
  • Garden
  • Landscape Back
  • Low Maintenance
  • Private
  • Roof Deck
  • Wood Fencing

Parking

  • Attached Garage
  • Garage Parking
  • Off Street Parking
  • Side Yard Access
  • Workshop in Garage
  • Parking Area

Property

  • Bay
  • Hills
  • Other

Roof

  • Composition Shingles
  • Rolled Composition
  • Other

Additional Rooms

  • Atrium
  • Basement Unfinished
  • Formal Dining Room
  • In-Law Quarters
  • Library
  • Office
  • Solarium
  • Storage
  • Guest Quarters
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Primary Bathroom
  • Primary Bedrooms 2+
  • Wine Storage Area

Schools

  • School district: Berkeley (510) 644-6150

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