1721 Blake Street, Berkeley
3 Beds | 2 1/2 Baths
List Price: $1,605,000
Perfectly situated in vibrant Central Berkeley, this 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath Edwardian style home is sure to impress. All the attention is in the detail. Recently renovated with high-end finishes, this home offers an open and modern floor plan with an abundance of natural light in every room. Living space flows seamlessly from the main floor to the expansive backyard offering the perfect space to entertain and play on those warm sunny days.
As you enter the front door, you sense the graciousness of the floor plan instantly with an unobstructed view of the park like yard off the kitchen. The main rooms flow seamlessly with just the right amount of separation. The dining area is open to the spacious, center island kitchen and adjacent sitting area with French Doors leading to the massive deck and grassy yard. Laundry is located just off the kitchen making those daily household tasks just a little simpler.
The chef’s kitchen includes a Thermador range, Jenn-Air refrigerator, quartz stone counters, custom cabinetry, pantry, handmade tile, and Restoration Hardware details. Lots of counter space to easily cook a meal for several guests. Completing the kitchen are an abundance of cabinets which easily stores all of your pots, pans, plates and all kitchen gear. Completing the first floor is a sweet micro-office / den with great natural light and French doors off of the dining room. There is a half bath on this level.
The show-stopping, large master bedroom features an ensuite bathroom, sitting room with newer windows and vaulted ceilings. Adjacent to the master bedroom is a sweet and cozy porch that has been converted to a sunny sitting room with many windows let in natural sunlight and warmth. What a wonderful place to meditate and unwind before or after a long day. The master bathroom boasts a large dual vanity, an oversized shower with built-in storage, a towel warmer and an eye-catching cement floor tile. There is another fully remodeled bath on this upstairs level.
A major feature of this home is the yard. The park-like fenced has over 5,000 square feet of land. With urban planter beds, lovely trees, grassy play areas, and a fabulous deck. An accessory dwelling unit can be constructed if desired.
Access to BART is a 10-minute walk for those of you that commute into San Francisco. Walkscore gives the location a 100 for being a Biker’s Paradise. The famous Berkeley Bowl is nearby along with numerous coffee shops and eateries.
Fully remodeled by permit
Chef’s kitchen with high end appliances
Open concept floor plan
Stylish modern light fixtures
Show stopping master suite
3 Bedrooms plus 2 bonus spaces
Prime Berkeley location
10 minute walk to Bart
Sewer and BESO compliant
1,810 sf per tax records 5,080 sf lot size
Built in 1912
2 car off street parking