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
Hot Properties make a splash when they hit the market. Each house featured here is driving the local real estate market in some essential way, be it through architectural significance, illustration of an important current pulse, historic relevance, groundbreaking price, or other unique East Bay market trends.
The House that Time Forgot
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
A sturdy house in the hills
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
Wall-to-Wall Views in Kensington
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
“Walkable” Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto
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
Would you like to live in a castle?
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?
Would you like a 2,000-acre back yard?
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?
1797 Thousand Oaks Blvd: $1,695,000
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
Fixer-Upper in the Flats: the new gotta-have-it
The new listing at 935 Fresno Avenue in Berkeley is a perfect example of the type of home that would have been sniffed at 20 years ago. It would have had 3 strikes against it: It needs a lot of work, it's in the flats, and it's less than a block … [Read more...] about Fixer-Upper in the Flats: the new gotta-have-it
Italianate Villa with Views
This gracious home, sited on almost one-quarter acre at a private cu-de-sac, overlooks a beautiful valley and rolling hills. Soaring interior spaces, with an open floor plan and cathedral ceilings, create a feeling of expansive airiness. Modern … [Read more...] about Italianate Villa with Views
The Hinks Home
According to local lore, this home was built by Mr. Hinks of Hinks Department Store (a long-time Berkeley fixture since the 1920s), for his own family. The cheerful 2+ bedroom Mediterranean style home, located on a quiet tree-lined street, has … [Read more...] about The Hinks Home
Renovated Craftsman Cottage
This spacious, 2+ bedroom vintage cottage has been lovingly renovated with careful attention to creating an open design that integrates with the outdoors. The “great room” flows from the large picture window at the front, overlooking the tree-lined … [Read more...] about Renovated Craftsman Cottage