Classic Victorian elements meet modern comforts throughout this grand home. Curb appeal is an understatement when speaking of 1830 Berkeley Way, which is known as Berkeley's Painted Lady. The storybook façade with is gabled roof, animated paint colors, and pristine stained glass bring back the old world opulence of times past.
Upon entering the hand etched glass encased front door, you are greeted by a grand staircase with hand carved wood banisters. But before heading up to the second level, spend time on the ground floor where the kitchen, entertaining spaces, living and family rooms await.
Stained glass abound, the sensational formal living and entertaining room has soaring ceilings, flooded with natural light and decorated with original wood moldings. This is the perfect room to gather family and friends to celebrate all the milestones and holidays together. As the entertaining is in full swing, food and drink can be prepared nearby in the large sun drenched chefs kitchen. The skylights provide ample natural light to illuminate your creative and stellar dishes. Gorgeous Carrara marble countertops and island, gleaming white tile backsplash, stainless steel farm sink, and tons of storage combine modern elements with the classic Victorian charm.
Rounding off the impressive entertaining floor is a dining room nearby the kitchen, laundry room, as well as a guest bathroom. Exiting the kitchen in to the backyard, there is a marvelous deck area perfect for breakfast and coffee under the sun. The flourishing backyard, landscaped with mature tropical fruit trees transports you from Berkeley to paradise, without having to leave the comfort of your own home. This backyard has it all! Open area for kids and pets to play, lush foliage, and planters boxes for urban gardening at its finest.
An approximately 650 square foot mid-century modern farmhouse with two bedrooms and two bathrooms sits in the backyard as an artistic element that adds an opportunity for income generation or space for visiting friends and family