a luxury property presented by terri white
2601 college ave, unit 110, berkeley offered for $549,000

Details

DETAILS
Beds: 1
Baths: 1
Square Feet: 514
Year Built: 1962

Stylishly renovated, modern light-filled unit in a quiet, well-maintained, gated 36-unit complex. Turn-key pied-a-terre or dorm alternative. No stairs to climb. Secure gated underground parking with elevator to a lovely interior garden courtyard with peaceful protected gathering spots to welcome you. Sweet garden views from the unit. Only 5 blocks to UC/3 blocks to Clark Kerr. Free “Bear Walk” evening escort service available from campus. On main public transportation artery. Easy access to great shops, entertainment & eateries in Elmwood, Telegraph, Claremont and Rockridge neighborhoods. HOA covers gated, deeded parking & large storage locker, insurance, sewer, water, garbage, hot water & radiant heat - your only utilities are electric & internet. Large laundry facility in garage, just a short elevator ride away. All new stainless appliances, plumbing & light fixtures, radiant heater covers, custom blinds, quartz countertops, tile shower surround, backsplash & bath floor, & easy care beautiful modern wood-look luxury vinyl floor throughout. Turn key & absolutely beautiful.

Neighborhood

Berkeley is a city that transcends its small population. While it is only the 51st largest city in California (and only 4th largest in Alameda County!), Berkeley is world renowned for academic achievement, free speech and the arts. Originally part of the northern Oakland Township, its new name was adopted in 1866 after Anglican Bishop George Berkeley and applied to both the town and the College of California's new location along Strawberry Creek (later known as UC Berkeley).

Berkeley grew immensely following the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, and again during WWII with many wartime jobs in the area at places like the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond. Later, the city became synonymous with social change and political activism, as the hippie movement spilled out of San Francisco in the late 1960s. Berkeley was the center of national attention in 1974 when Patty Hearst was kidnapped from her apartment at 2603 Benvenue Avenue by the Symbionese Liberation Army.

Today, UC Berkeley is one of the world's top universities. The Gourmet Ghetto, inspired by places like Chez Panisse, Cheeseboard Collective and Peet's Coffee, is a premier food destination. Brilliant masterpieces from architects Bernard Maybeck and Julia Morgan abound. Coupled with its natural amenities, such as Tilden Park to the east and the Berkeley Waterfront to the west, Berkeley is one of the most desirable places to live in the US, if not the world!

Useful Links:
City of Berkeley Homepage
Berkeley Unified School District
The Daily Californian
University of California, Berkeley

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