50 Alvarado Pl, Berkeley, CA 94705

$4,650,000
5
BD
4
BA
6,329
SqFt
Sold Price
$4,650,000
List Price
$4,995,000
Status
SOLD
Closing Date
Aug 27, 2021
Year Built
1918
Style
Traditional
MLS#
40953449
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Living Area
6,329
Lot Size
27,056
Type
Single Family Residential
Zip
94705
city
Berkeley
Neighborhood
Claremont

Property Description

Unobstructed panoramic views from this magnificent, iconic gated, grand estate sited on over ¾ acre of beautifully landscaped w/terraced gardens. Old-world European elegance w/ the finest detailing, this villa was originally designed by architect William Charles Hays in 1918 + updated significantly over the years + maintained impeccably. Flooded with sunlight, it has high ceilings, gum-wood paneling, gleaming hwf, luxurious Chef’s kit. w/ pantry, multiple en-suite bedrooms all facing the view. Plus rooms include guest area, 2 family rooms, offices and multi-purpose rooms. Open to multiple lvl lawn areas, decks + patios that are exquisitely landscaped + allow for relaxation, entertaining + play. A long driveway leads to a 2-car garage + connects to a well-functioning funicular for easy delivery of groceries + guests! This breathtaking oasis is perfectly located just steps from the Claremont Hotel, UC Berkeley, the Elmwood, Rockridge, trails + SF commute. Truly exceptional!

Additional Information

View
Bay, Bay Bridge, City Lights, Downtown, Golden Gate Bridge, Panoramic, San Francisco, Water
Lot Description
Up Slope
Fireplaces
Family Room, Gas Burning, Living Room, Primary Bedroom, Woodburning
Kitchen Features
Breakfast Bar, Counter - Stone, Eat In Kitchen, Island, Other, Pantry, Range/Oven Built-in, Refrigerator, Updated Kitchen
Flooring
Carpet, Hardwood Floors, Vinyl
Heating
Forced Air 2 Zns or More, Gas
Cooling
None
Laundry
Dryer, In Laundry Room, Washer
Stories
Three or More Stories
Rooms
11
Exterior
Stucco
Roof
Composition Shingles
Garage
Yes
Garageparking
Detached Garage, Garage Parking, Off Street Parking, Guest Parking
Garage Spaces
3
Water Sewer
Storage Tank, Water - Public
Building Type
Detached
Pets
Allowed - Yes
Acres
0.6211
Foundation
Crawl Space, Slab
Terms
Cash, Conventional
School District
Oakland (510) 879-8111

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Listing courtesy of Colette Ford from THE GRUBB CO. INC.

Selling Office: Golden Gate Sothebys International Realty.

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