24 Highgate Court, Kensington 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, in-law potential on lower level Represented by Holly Rose, Marvin Gardens Real Estate $850,000 See full details, photo tour, and showing schedule This spacious, airy home was designed by noted … [Read more...] about Hammarberg Midcentury with Bay Views
Spanish Colonial Revival Fixer-Upper on Over ½ Acre with Bay View 2371 Oak Street, Berkeley 5-bedroom home plus adjacent vacant parcel $1,000,000 Represented by:Holly Rose, Marvin Gardens Real Estate Go back in time down a tree-lined … [Read more...] about The House that Time Forgot
1021 Park Hills Road 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms $1,195,000 Represented by Holly Rose, Marvin Gardens Real Estate Frequently, home Buyers feel they have to choose: Do we want a home in the hills, or do we want a home that feels sturdy and … [Read more...] about A sturdy house in the hills
132 Highland Blvd, Kensington 4 bedrooms / 2.5 baths Configured for in-law or nanny Breath-taking bay views $1,050,000 Represented by Holly Rose, Realtor Marvin Gardens Real Estate The unincorporated community of Kensington is one of the … [Read more...] about Wall-to-Wall Views in Kensington
I’m belly down in the crawl space, my spelunking flashlight cutting a small cone of bright white light through the murky dark. Ahead of me is the engineer in his coveralls, while behind me, the access door flaps shut in a stormy gust of wind. The … [Read more...] about A rat story
1642 Milvia Street, #1 2-bedroom condominium, $695,000 Represented by: Holly Rose, Marvin Gardens Real Estate What if you could live in the vibrant community of North Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto, surrounded by some of the most enjoyable cultural … [Read more...] about “Walkable” Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto
836 Spruce Street, Berkeley: $1,695,000 3,177 square feet, 3++ bedrooms, 2+ baths Represented by Holly Rose, Marvin Gardens Real Estate This Spanish “Castle” with spectacular bay views was designed by architect WH Hooper in the early 1900's. … [Read more...] about Would you like to live in a castle?
What if you could walk out your front door, and within a few minutes be in a gently rolling parkland with hiking trails, a lake, botanical garden, jogging paths, a little farm, picnic areas -- even a merry-go-round? You would be living near Tilden … [Read more...] about Would you like a 2,000-acre back yard?
Oakland's Bushrod neighborhood, roughly bounded by Telegraph Ave, Ashby Ave, Adeline St, and Highway 24, has long awaited it's turn as a hot real estate location. Historically overshadowed by Lower Rockridge just on the other side of Telegraph, … [Read more...] about Oakland’s Bushrod neighborhood, before and after
"Estate Liquidation" is a term few people have heard, unless they have faced the prospect of clearing out a house full of possessions -- their own, or a loved one's. In a nutshell, Estate Liquidation is the process of finding a new home for every … [Read more...] about Estate Liquidation Resources for the East Bay
Everybody wants to live in Thousand Oaks. When I meet with new clients who wish to buy a home in Berkeley, it seems that whatever their targeted neighborhood (Solano Ave, Gourmet Ghetto, Northbrae, Elmwood), they always toss in "or Thousand Oaks." … [Read more...] about 1797 Thousand Oaks Blvd: $1,695,000
I always love driving down Thousand Oaks Blvd, but right now, and for the next few weeks, it is a rare treat indeed, as brilliantly blooming plum trees frame the gorgeous homes along the boulevard. This image was taken near Great Stone Face Park (at … [Read more...] about Thousand Oaks Ablaze with Blossoms