1207 Francisco Street #1
Just Listed! Spanish-style Bungalow with Art Deco Flair!
$895,000
2beds
2baths
1,378sqft

 This Spanish-style bungalow is a showstopper with its lush, eye-catching bougainvillea blooms and wisteria-draped curb appeal sure to turn heads.  A wonderful collection of drought tolerant plants, flowering bushes and fruit trees add to the enchanting front landscaping.  Situated in one of Berkeley’s most sought-after neighborhoods, this convenient Northwest Berkeley location truly offers a car-free lifestyle.

Inside this 2+bedroom/2bath detached house are captivating interiors filled with elegant lighting, period design elements, and a soothing color palette to complement the vintage details throughout.  Notable features include hardwood floors, dual-paned windows, built-ins, crown moldings, and graceful arches which adorn the entrances, doorways, windows and custom shutters. The spacious formal living room features a stunning wood-burning fireplace creating a warm and comforting ambiance perfect for those family gatherings you’ve been dreaming of. The delightful kitchen has a cool art deco vibe with pops of color, bright white cabinets, and high-end appliances making this a fun space for cooking! The sunny breakfast nook with original built-ins is the perfect hang-out to enjoy your morning coffee!  The main level bathroom is bold and brilliant and in keeping with the vintage appeal.  Two generous-sized bedrooms are located at the rear of the home with a bonus home office or flex space complete with direct access to the rear private deck.  A full basement offers interior access to the one car attached garage, laundry room, bonus rumpus room and tons of additional storage space. A separate entrance at the lower level adds much value and potential for rental income.

Desirable Northwest Berkeley location with highly regarded Berkeley school system close to all the wonderful amenities, outdoor recreation and hot spots Berkeley has to offer.  Near amazing shopping districts such as Fourth Street and University Avenue shops, Gourmet Ghetto, neighborhood cafés, restaurants and more.  Just minutes to Downtown Berkeley and U.C. Berkeley campus plus walkable to numerous parks and playgrounds such as Cedar Rose Park and Ohlone Dog Park, and Totland Park. Commuting to San Francisco is a breeze with North Berkeley BART just 3 blocks away plus numerous bus lines and freeways nearby.  Enviable Walk Score of 87 and perfect Bike Score of 100.

 

FEATURES

  • Built in 1927 | meticulously remodeled and move-in ready
  • 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms | Home office/nursery
  • Lower-level rumpus room | Laundry room/storage | 1 car garage
  • Approx. 1,378 sqft of living spaces (per public records)
  • Additional 638 sqft in basement level (per measured floorplan)
  • Detached single family home (technically a site-condo, shared lot with rear home, CCRs, No HOA dues)
  • Spanish-style bungalow with art deco inspired design elements
  • Enchanting front entry with arched doorways, ornate metal gate, spacious entry closet
  • Formal living room with wood-burning fireplace
  • Formal dining room with armoire included
  • Updated kitchen with vintage details, built-in storage, colorful tile countertops, high-end appliances, remodeled in 2018-2019 by Michael Merrill Design Studio
  • Breakfast nook with built-ins, walls of windows
  • Art deco inspired bathroom with vibrant, bold tile design, shower over tub
  • Private patio/deck with access from home office and rear of property
  • Full basement with separate entrance for rental potential, bonus recreation room, full bathroom with stall shower, laundry room with washer/dryer units included, tons of storage
  • Large attic with additional storage space
  • Attached one-car garage with interior access
  • Newly refinished hardwood floors in living/dining rooms, hallway, bedrooms, office
  • Dark walnut-stained hardwood flooring in chevron pattern - kitchen and breakfast nook
  • Dual-paned windows with custom wood shutters, some windows have arch designs
  • Vintage light fixtures and wall sconces with dimmer switches, recessed lights
  • Built-in speakers in throughout the home
  • Arched doorways and windows, elegant crown moldings, decorative niche shelf in hallway
  • Sewer lateral compliant
  • Expansive collection of lovingly maintained flowering bushes, vines, succulents, and fruit trees including lemon, blueberry, banana, hydrangeas, roses, bougainvillea, wisteria, agaves and more
  • Numerous planter boxes, with automatic drip irrigation system
  • Highly-regarded Berkeley school system, numerous public/private charter schools nearby
  • Convenient Northwest Berkeley location just minutes to U.C. Berkeley campus, popular 4th Street Shopping/dining corridor, famed Gourmet Ghetto shops/dining, Shattuck/University Ave amenities
  • Ohlone Park, Cedar Rose Park, Strawberry Creek Park, Tot Park, Aquatic Park all nearby for your outdoor activities and enjoyment
  • North Berkeley BART and Downtown Berkeley BART just blocks away
  • Commute to SF is a breeze with numerous bus lines and freeways nearby 

 


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Tracy Palma

Top Producing East Bay Realtor
Golden Gate Sotheby's International Realty
415-305-6726
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