Built in 1923
Lot square footage: 6,532
Estate square footage: 4,742
"7361 Claremont is a unique and beautifully intricate brick construction dissimilar to any other structure on Claremont, clearly built with extreme skill and preserved with care."
- Jerri Holan, FAIA, nationally-recognized architect and Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association member
Nestled into a hillside near the historic Claremont Hotel and Spa, 7361 Claremont Avenue represents the romance and architecture of Berkeley in the early 1900s, yet with modern upgrades and amenities. Once part of the large land ownership of the Holabird Estate, the building boasts unique and exceptional details including keystone arches, fireplace bricks with century old horseshoes and hidden hearth seating, grand staircases and more. In addition, a small artistic wall of Prohibition bottles can be viewed in the rear garden, a tribute to the local lore that this was once the site of Prohibition bootlegging operations. With sweeping views from almost every window, each unit has access to sundecks, balconies and a private rear garden.
The estate features five legal units, each metered separately. The building also consists of two deep, spacious garage bays for potential storage, additional rental income, parking or recreational use.
Tucked behind the Claremont Hotel and Spa and walkable to Elmwood, Rockridge, and UC Berkeley, the secluded canyon property is just moments from the lush hiking trails of protected and serene Garber Park. Yet the cafes, stores and amenities of the Claremont District and Elmwood are around the corner, as well as access to the 13/24 freeways and AC Transit 80 to BART for commuters.