655 Ensenada Ave. Berkeley, CA 94707 – Just Listed

655 Ensenada Ave. Berkeley, CA 94707 – Just Listed

Listings, Recent
This traditional Thousand Oaks home is located at the tip of a charming street that meanders south across Solano to Marin Ave. As you enter, you'll be struck by the warmth and volume of the living room, with a beamed high ceiling, brick fireplace, and distinctive arched window flanked by built-ins. It adjoins a spacious formal dining room, together forming a compelling great room. Three bedrooms (including one master) and two updated baths are all on the main level. And there is an excellent separation between public rooms and bedrooms. The recently updated kitchen has an eat-in area as well as a laundry closet. Refinished wood floors and fresh paint are complemented by the bright light that inundates the home. French doors from both the kitchen and master bedroom open onto a…
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SOLD 1403 Alcatraz Ave., Berkeley CA 94702

SOLD 1403 Alcatraz Ave., Berkeley CA 94702

Recent, Represented Buyer
Impeccably renovated and updated 3BR/2.5BA North Berkeley 1912 Craftsman home. It features an entirely new top-of-the-line kitchen and pantry, and new flooring and finishes throughout. All new systems, including plumbing, electric, and heating. Separate laundry room on the second floor. Large detached garage with room for storage and a workbench. A low-maintenance and secluded backyard that's great for entertaining.  Walking distance to yoga, restaurants, the farmer's market, Berkeley Bowl, and Ashby BART. Listed for $949,000.  Sold for $1,200,000.  Represented Buyer. 1403 Alcatraz Ave., Berkeley CA 94702
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SOLD 3431 Mission St. #2 San Francisco, CA 94110

SOLD 3431 Mission St. #2 San Francisco, CA 94110

Listings, Recent, Represented Seller
This is a rare, light-filled, and semi-detached 2BR/1BA condominium along the western edge of Bernal. It enjoys a southern/eastern exposure along Kingston Street (a one-way side street near Cortland) and is located at the rear of the building. The rooms are big, bright, and stylish—updated but still with vintage 1920's touches—and the unit is a generous 1,025 sq ft (per tax records). Separate dining room with built-ins. Big kitchen with abundant counter space. Ample closets, beautiful wood floors, and attractive window treatments. The roof was redone in 2015. HOA dues $365/mo. Enjoy Bernal's pleasant "banana belt" microclimate and easy access to multiple neighborhoods like Glen Park, Noe Valley, Valencia Corridor, and the Mission. Located near the original hub of Bernal as it developed from pastureland, the area has its own…
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103 12th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94118 – Just Listed

103 12th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94118 – Just Listed

Listings, Recent
Large top-floor corner condo right across the street from Mountain Lake Park and the Presidio. Charming pre-WWI (1911) vintage details plus contemporary upgrades. Formal dining room, rounded and slanted bay windows, fireplace in dining room and living room, beautiful inlaid hardwood floors. Gas kitchen with granite counters and lots of built-in storage. Clawfoot tub and vintage hex tile in the bathroom. Laundry room with W/D just off the kitchen. Private storage area on the ground floor—ideal for bikes. Great location, whether you enjoy long hikes through the Presidio, events at Crissy Field, or a day at Baker Beach. Literally steps away from Mountain Lake Park and the Presidio. A short hop to China Beach, Land's End, and Legion of Honor. Laurel Village, Geary, and Clement amenities are just minutes away.…
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SOLD – 899 Grizzly Peak Blvd. Berkeley, CA 94708-1313

SOLD – 899 Grizzly Peak Blvd. Berkeley, CA 94708-1313

Listings, Recent, Represented Seller
Berkeley Hills Fixer-Upper Situated on a substantial corner lot high in the Berkeley Hills, this is a rare opportunity for someone to update this superb brown-shingle fixer. 4BR/2BA up, including a large master suite, and one more BR and BA down. The first floor also has LR, FDR, sunken family room with wet bar, and long kitchen with eat-in and laundry areas. FDR opens to a long brick patio along the east side of the home. Hardwood throughout, including custom parquet and herringbone. High vaulted ceiling at entry lets in tons of light. Closets everywhere. Partial basement with utility room. 2-car detached garage with a long driveway offering ample guest parking. Inspiring views of the SF Bay, Golden Gate Bridge, and Bay Bridge. Needs work, but the upside potential is…
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OCTOBER 2017 EVENTS CALENDAR

OCTOBER 2017 EVENTS CALENDAR

Community Events/News
OCTOBER 2–9 FLEET WEEK SAN FRANCISCO - Fleet Week is the Bay Area’s opportunity to honor the men and women of the U. S. Navy and Marine Corps.  Tours of navy ships and a hair-raising air show that is sure to scare the dog again.  Reserved seating and corporate packages available (otherwise free).  The fleet sorties into San Francisco Bay under Golden Gate Bridge on Friday morning— the first ship at 11 am. Aquatic Park and Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, plus a variety of spots around town. OCTOBER 5-15 MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL - Presented by the California Film Institute, the Mill Valley Film Festival celebrates the best in independent and world cinema.  Founded in 1978, it has established an impressive track record for launching new films and filmmakers. CineArts Sequoia and 142 Throckmorton…
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SEPTEMBER 2017 EVENTS CALENDAR

SEPTEMBER 2017 EVENTS CALENDAR

Community Events/News
SEPTEMBER 1-30 ARCHITECTURE AND THE CITY - Sponsored by AIA San Francisco, the largest architectural and design festival in the U.S. includes a series of architectural tours, film screenings, exhibitions, design lectures, home shows, and more. Admission fees for some events.  415.362.7397. www.aiasf.org/archandcity SEPTEMBER 2-4 SAUSALITO ART FESTIVAL Sausalito’s yearly art festival has been showcasing the contemporary art world since 1952. A juried exhibit of more than 20,000 original works of art, this festival also includes music—by jazz, rock, and blues performers from the Bay Area and beyond—and international cuisine enhanced by wines from some 50 Napa and Sonoma producers. Parking is just about non-existent … you might want to relax and take the ferry (www.blueandgoldfleet.com) from Pier 41 to the festival site. Admission is $20-25. 415.332.3555. www.sausalitoartfestival.org  SEPTEMBER 3 (FIRST…
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SOLD – 402 Laverne Avenue, Mill Valley CA 94941

SOLD – 402 Laverne Avenue, Mill Valley CA 94941

Recent, Represented Buyer
A charming remodeled Homestead Valley home sited perfectly on a generous lot.  Indoor/outdoor living at its finest, with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, and multiple decks to take full advantage of the splendid setting. Superb location surrounded by acres and acres of beautiful Marin County grasslands and woodlands. East access to local trails, three local parks, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, and GGNRA. The nearby Homestead Valley Community Center offers a large pool, summer camp, and a variety of events and amenities. Sold off-market for $1,975,000. Represented Buyer.  402 Laverne Avenue, Mill Valley CA 94941
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AUGUST 2017 EVENTS CALENDAR

AUGUST 2017 EVENTS CALENDAR

Community Events/News
Through OCTOBER 1 (Weekends only and Labor Day Monday) SAN FRANCISCO SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL Bring your family, friends, a blanket, and a picnic to enjoy Hamlet in a beautiful park setting! San Francisco, Pleasanton, Cupertino, and Redwood City. 415.558.0888 www.sfshakes.org AUGUST 1 (FIRST TUESDAY) FREE ADMISSION DAY, VARIOUS MUSEUMS Conservatory of Flowers, Contemporary Jewish Museum, DeYoung Museum, Legion of Honor Museum, Museum of Craft and Design, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (please confirm with the museum calendar, as free days may vary). AUGUST 4 SUMMER CRAFT DAY | PIER 39 Friends from the Museum of Craft & Design will be in the Entrance Plaza from 1-4 pm to teach kids of all ages cool summer crafts like paper plate fans, decorative bubble wand bands, and Sharpie-dyed bandanas.  Free while supplies last. Pier…
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SOLD – 3744 22nd Street, San Francisco 94114

SOLD – 3744 22nd Street, San Francisco 94114

Listings, Recent, Represented Seller
A beautiful Edwardian perched on a south-facing Noe Valley hillside. Top-floor bright unit with gorgeous views. Includes independent garage parking and a serene walk-out garden and deck. The traditional design and finishes were upgraded seamlessly with contemporary features. The living room and one bedroom are in the front; a bedroom, split bath, and office nook are in the middle; and an ample dining/family room are in the back next to the kitchen. On a flat block in one of the best locations in Noe Valley. * Listed:  $1,495,000 * Sold:  $1,710,000 * Represented Seller Noe Valley is a picturesque neighborhood that is located almost directly in the center of San Francisco. Thanks to adjacent Twin Peaks, it is sheltered from the coastal fog and winds that tend to blanket the…
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