5 BR, 4.5 BA Berkeley Home for Sale: $2,688,000
Located in one of Berkeley’s most coveted locations, you will find this gated estate to be one of the most extraordinary homes in the Bay Area, reminiscent of a classic East Hampton home. This unique property has everything required for a world-class retreat: almost 5,000 sq. ft. of open living space (4,539 sq. ft. per public records), 5* bedrooms, 4.5* bathrooms, exquisite details, a separate guest cottage, a state-of-the-art chef’s kitchen, and ample living space perfect for entertaining with style.
The stunning entry leads to a large formal living room with a built-in entertainment center and bookshelves which highlight a honed-stone fireplace overlooking the family room and landscaped grounds. The professional kitchen is a stunning masterpiece featuring a Carrara marble island with a built-in 8-burner La Canche range and a custom-made French stove with two ovens, one gas-burning, the other electric convection. A built-in wood-burning stove, stainless steel appliances, and a pantry with a sink and laundry complete the space. Overlooking the kitchen and garden, the dining room can formally sit a dinner party or casual meals.
The upper floor of the main house features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, and the master bedroom has the ultimate in tranquillity with its own wing. The master bathroom includes dual sinks, a stall shower, and a Carrara marble tub. Down the hall to the east wing, 2 additional bedrooms share a full bathroom and ample storage.
A library with ample bookshelves, a walk-in wine cellar, a mudroom, a separate guest cottage, and 2-car off-street parking complete this ultimate home on a 12,977 sq. ft. lot (per public records).
1530 Grizzly Peak is a spectacular opportunity for those seeking stunning grounds, stylish East Coast architecture, and ultimate seclusion as well as a central location in Berkeley with easy access to the University of California at Berkeley, Tilden Park, a golf course, restaurants, shopping, and the 24 freeway.
* 3 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms per public records.
Listed At: $2,688,000
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