2829 Forest Ave, BERKELEY

$4,795,000

7 Beds
6 Baths
6,283 Sqft
.32 Acre
2 Garages

This First Bay Traditional architectural gem is located in the Elmwood District. Elegant and expansive at 6,283 SF, this 7 Bedroom (4 ensuite), 6 Bath brown shingle home impeccably combines original elegance with modern updates for today’s Buyer. The foyer leads to ideal first-floor entertaining spaces with an easy flow from room to room: large formal rooms - dining, living, library (each with fireplaces with hand-carved mantles), and plant-filled sunroom; updated eat-in kitchen with marble countertops, top-of-the-line appliances, butler’s pantry, and wet bar; plus an ensuite bedroom and laundry. Below this floor is an extensive basement. Upstairs are two more floors with updated ensuite bath/bedrooms (two of three with fireplaces), master with marble steam shower, and a third-floor in-law unit. Multiple outdoor decks with views of the bay and east hills, and a private fenced back yard with a fish-filled pond, stone hardscape and mature fruit/screening trees & two driveways + garage.

Essential Information
MLS® #40972791
Price$4,795,000
Bedrooms7
Bathrooms6.00
Full Baths6
Square Footage6,283
Acres0.32
Year Built1906
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeDetached
StatusActive
Style

Traditional, Brown Shingle, Craftsman, Custom

Community Information
Address2829 Forest Ave
AreaBerkeley Map Area 10
SubdivisionELMWOOD
CityBERKELEY
CountyAlameda
StateCA
Zip Code94705
Amenities
Parking Spaces2
# of Garages2
ViewBay, Hills, Other
PoolNone
Parking

Attached Garage, Off Street Parking, Side Yard Access, Garage Parking, Workshop in Garage, Parking Area

Garages

Attached Garage, Off Street Parking, Side Yard Access, Garage Parking, Workshop in Garage, Parking Area

Interior
CoolingNo Air Conditioning
FireplaceYes
# of Fireplaces5
StoriesThree or More Stories
Has BasementYes
Heating

Forced Air 2 Zns or More, Central Gravity, Gas, Radiant

Fireplaces

Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Stone, Woodburning

Exterior
ConstructionExisting
Exterior

Brick, Composition Shingles, Bay Window(s), Wood Shingles, Wood Frame

Lot Description

Premium Lot, Landscape Back, Landscape Front, Area Lighting, Auto Sprinkler F&R, Backyard, Front Yard, Private, Pond

Roof

Composition Shingles, Rolled Composition, Other

Foundation

See Remarks, Crawl Space, Partial Basement

School Information
DistrictBerkeley (510) 644-6504
Additional Information
Date ListedNovember 2nd, 2021
Listing Details
AgentKevin Brown
OfficeBetter Homes Realty
Property History
Status Changed from New to Active
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Listing information last updated on November 29th, 2021 at 10:46am CST.