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50 Alvarado Pl Berkeley, CA 94705
$4,995,000
  • 5 beds
  • 4.5 baths
  • 6,329 sq ft

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Anna Bellomo

Anna Bellomo

Founder

DRE# 01822897

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!

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Detached

Year Built

  • 1918

Bathrooms

  • 4 bathrooms
  • 1 partial bathroom

Bedrooms

  • 5 bedrooms

House

  • Approximately 6,329 square feet
  • Built in 1918
  • Level – Lower: 2 Bedrooms,1 Bath,Laundry Facility
  • Level – Street: 0.5 Bath,Other,Main Entry
  • Level – Upper: 1 Bedroom,1 Bath,Primary Bedrm Suites – 2
  • 11 total rooms
  • Existing

Exterior Features

  • Stucco

Fireplaces

  • 5 fireplaces
  • Family Room
  • Gas Burning
  • Living Room
  • Primary Bedroom
  • Woodburning

Floors

  • Hardwood Floors
  • Vinyl
  • Carpet

Foundation

  • Crawl Space
  • Slab

Garage

  • Garage?: Yes
  • 3 garage spaces

Water

  • Storage Tank
  • Water – Public

Heating

  • Forced Air 2 Zns or More
  • Gas

Kitchen

  • Breakfast Bar
  • Counter – Stone
  • Eat In Kitchen
  • Island
  • Pantry
  • Range/Oven Built-in
  • Refrigerator
  • Updated Kitchen
  • Other

Laundry

  • Dryer
  • In Laundry Room
  • Washer

Listing

  • $789 per square foot
  • Traditional

Location

  • Area: Oakland Zip Code 94705
  • County: Alameda
  • Neighborhood: Claremont
  • Directions to property: Tunnel to Alvarado Rd. to Alvarado Pl.

Lot

  • Lot is approximately 27,056 square feet
  • Approximately 0 acres
  • Up Slope
  • Back Yard
  • Deck(s)
  • Dog Run
  • Fenced
  • Front Yard
  • Garden/Play
  • Patio
  • Patio Covered
  • Side Yard
  • Sprinklers Automatic
  • Sprinklers Back
  • Sprinklers Front
  • Sprinklers Side
  • Storage
  • Terraced Back
  • Terraced Down
  • Terraced Up

Parking

  • Detached Garage
  • Garage Parking
  • Off Street Parking
  • Guest Parking

Pets Policy

  • Allowed – Yes

Property

  • Bay
  • Bay Bridge
  • City Lights
  • Downtown
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Panoramic
  • San Francisco
  • Water

Roof

  • Composition Shingles

Additional Rooms

  • Bonus/Plus Room
  • Family Room
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Kitchen/Family Combo
  • Library
  • Office
  • Rec/Rumpus Room
  • Storage

Schools

  • School district: Oakland (510) 879-8111

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Contact Details

Telephone:

510-417-9390

Address:

1577 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707

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