Mediterranean with Views and Dramatic Private Courtyard

670 Santa Barbara Road
Berkeley, CA
Offered at: $1,849,000
Dining: Formal Dining, Eat-In Kitchen
Fireplace: Living Room
Garage: Two Car Garage with Interior Access
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Year Built: 1926
Building Size: 3104 Square Feet
Lot Size: 7544 Square Feet
Property Type: Single Family
Property Status: Sold
Property Style: Montecito Style Spanish Villa
Description:

From the dramatic private courtyard entry, to the inviting, stylish and remodeled interior spaces this gorgeous home, practically level-in from the street, provides comfortable surroundings for living intimately and entertaining splendidly. All the romance of a Mediterranean is present in this spacious four bedroom, four bath residence, which has been beautifully remodeled throughout to seamlessly integrate the stunning architecture with the needs of today’s modern lifestyle. The entryway, enhanced by beautiful scrollwork banisters,

opens to a large living room with a dramatic fireplace. One is immediately impressed with the large picture window that perfectly frames the Golden Gate Bridge and the hand painted beams which are quite striking. The eat-in kitchen, with its banquette seating, has been wonderfully remodeled and opened up to overlook the formal dining room for ease of entertaining. A large family room opens to the substantial courtyard and provides a delightful environment for gathering with family and friends or can serve as a bedroom on the main level. On the lower level there is a full bath and an additional family room, or bedroom that leads directly through French doors to the amazing and expansive garden. The very functional terraced garden includes lawn and play areas, and a stone terrace with a handcrafted fireplace that offers a beautiful destination for parties. Storage space, a large laundry room and subterranean wine cellar are also found on this lower level.
Features of this marvelous home include the beautiful Spanish tile roof, which has been recently replaced, large windows to capture the views, hand forged iron work, exterior tile and stone, substantial mahogany garage door and entry gate, and a two car garage with interior access. Extensively remodeled throughout, including kitchen and bathrooms, this home is a superb treasure that is one of a kind!