688 Alvarado Rd

Berkeley, CA, 94705

$2,775,000

$1,027 per ft²
$2,775,000
$1,027 per ft²
Active
Active
 - For Sale
beds
3 Beds
baths
3 Baths
carpenters-square
2,701 ft²
property_type
Residential
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Built 1964
Elegant Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Mid Century boasts SF Bay views, sits on 2.5 lots & tastefully updated while keeping the original architectural design intact. Built by architect Donald K. Olsen of Sausalito with an extensive remodel designed by renowned CA Central Coast architect, Marcel Sedletzky. Close to the Claremont Resort, the Elmwood District + the Eucalyptus Path this 3 en-suite bedroom + home office/guest room has private access from the service tram. A 750+ bottle capacity, climate-controlled wine cellar completes this level. The upper level showcases beautiful public rooms ideal for indoor-outdoor entertaining and boasts 2 exterior terraces. Refinished hardwood floors from the living, dining room, the gourmet kitchen, breakfast room and the upper-level primary en suite. Dramatic living room features an Origami folded ceiling motif, copper accents & up-lighting. The dining room offers the same sparkling views with sliding doors leading to a front terrace & a picture window which perfectly frames this magnificent scene. Adjacent to the kitchen with stainless appliances, quartz & butcher block counters + ample storage is a cozy sitting area with majestic views. Expansive landscaped grounds, mature trees & mostly native + drought tolerant plantings on drip irrigation.
MLS® ID:
41016926
Listed:
1/24/23
Updated:
3/31/23

Interior Features

Kitchen Appliances
Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Oven, Free-Standing Range, Refrigerator, Dryer, Washer
Kitchen Features
Breakfast Bar, Counter - Solid Surface, Dishwasher, Eat In Kitchen, Garbage Disposal, Microwave, Oven Built-in, Range/Oven Free Standing, Refrigerator, Skylight(s), Updated Kitchen
Total Bedrooms
3
Full Bathrooms
3
Interior Features
Bonus/Plus Room, Formal Dining Room, Office, Storage, Breakfast Bar, Counter - Solid Surface, Eat-in Kitchen, Updated Kitchen, Central Vacuum
Laundry Description
220 Volt Outlet, Dryer, Laundry Closet, Washer
Floor Description
Hardwood, Carpet
Fireplace
Gas Starter, Living Room, Two-Way, Wood Burning
Cooling
Central Air
Heating
Zoned, Natural Gas

Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size
0.45 acres lot
Exterior Features
Back Yard, Front Yard, Side Yard, Sprinklers Back, Sprinklers Front
Architectural Style
Contemporary
Lot Details
Sloped Up
Roof
Composition Shingles
Sewer
Public Sewer

Other Property Details

Area Name
Oakland Zip Code 94705
Garage
Yes
Garage Spaces
2
Parking
Detached, Garage Door Opener
View
Y
County
Alameda
Water Source
Public
Pool
No
Pool Description
None
Total Stories
2

Property History

Date
Event
Price
Value
3/13/23
Price Change
$2,775,000
-5%

Courtesy of Debbi Betta with Corcoran Icon Properties
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