Captivating Cottage with Vintage Charm and Lush Gardens
2 BR, 2 BA
1209 Francisco St, Berkeley, CA
Located on a beautiful, tree-lined street in a wonderful and established neighborhood of Berkeley. This turn-key detached cottage unit was built in 1900 and has been lovingly cared for. Careful regard to preserving the vintage character and period information have been taken when updating throughout the years. This sunlit two level cottage is tucked away from the street and has 2 beds, two baths and a well thought out floorplan with 1,044 sq. feet of living area, an upper landing nook, a large sunroom and beautifully landscaped outdoor patios and gardens. The 1st level features a large sun room that is perfect for a home office or play area, tray ceilings, terra-cotta tiles, vintage light fixtures and parquet wooden floors. The large living room has a gas fireplace and is adjoined by a dedicated dining area area. The vintage style kitchen has glass front cabinets, tile countertops with full backsplashes, room for a breakfast area or Island, built-in pantry shelves, restored vintage Wedgewood stove and newer white appliances. Completing the 1st level is a large vintage style bathroom with in-unit laundry and included side-by-side cloths washer and drier. The 2nd level has two beds with good sized closets, sloped ceilings, eco-friendly cork floors, barn doors, a skylight and another vintage style full bathroom. Completing the upper level are a nice sized landing that provides bonus space and dual-pane French doors that lead out to a relaxing balcony. Unit includes a 1 car garage and good size driveway for additional parking. The beautifully landscaped private use front patio and common areas are truly an Oasis with decorative garden pieces, defined spaces and mature gardens that include an assortment of trees and flowers. 1209 Francisco Street has a Walk Score of 84 and is located in a peaceful and friendly neighborhood. Close to popular restaurants and shopping including Monterey market, Westbrae Biergarten, Acme bakery, Café Leila, Cedar Rose, Pocket and Ohlone parks and Ohlone Greenway bike path. Easy access to freeway with a plethora of public transit options including Bart. Close to everything but in a tranquil block away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
1,044 sq. ft.
Fireplace, Parking, Patio/Deck, Playground, Washer Dryer, Wood Floors
June 7 2018 on RealShout