1314 Arch Street, Berkeley, CA 94708
Perfectly situated in one of North Berkley’s most coveted streets, this exquisite Arts & Crafts Residence offers grand scale living with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay & Golden Gate Bridge. This elegant home is situated on one of the larger lots in the area and boasts four levels of living space.
Walking under the covered porch framed by blooming trees, one is greeted by the elegant CENTRAL FOYER showcasing a grand staircase leading up to the bedroom levels, beam ceiling and lush wood paneling. Accented with original light fixtures and oak hardwood floors, this welcoming entry opens to the family room on the left, kitchen on the right and living room straight ahead
The gorgeous LIVING ROOM is beautiful in both scale and design. Large picture windows frame the views of San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. This fabulous room boasts hardwood floors, built-in cabinets, wood paneling, and a wood burning fireplace.
The spectacular formal DINING ROOM features two beautiful wood carved built-in cabinets with leaded glass panels, original light fixtures, wood paneling and a fireplace. This grand and elegant room opens through a dutch door to the view deck, and offers direct access to the large eat-in KITCHEN.
The KITCHEN is a “chef’s delight” and includes all the modern conveniences including a gas cooktop, double built-in ovens, Sub Zero refrigerator, garbage disposal, 2 sinks, dishwasher, trash compactor and an abundance of counter and cabinet space. A large center island with cooktop and butcher block can be used for food preparation or casual dining. Off to the side, a BREAKFAST AREA, BUILT-IN DESK, LAUNDRY ROOM and POWDER ROOM complete this floor.
Opened on the foyer, the serene FAMILY ROOM includes a window-seat banquette, built-ins and two walls of windows framing the mature camelia hedge. A BEDROOM with an adjacent BATHROOM offers privacy for guests or the secluded home office.
Four spacious BEDROOMS, all with EN-SUITE BATHROOMS and good closet space, are arranged around the grand second floor landing.
The sumptuous PRIMARY EN-SUITE with sitting area, walk-in closet and fireplace offers an en-suite private OFFICE with attached balcony and outstanding views of the bay. The remodeled PRIMARY BATHROOM with a deep-soaking tub, separate water closet, stall shower, and double sinks is spa-like with exquisite tile work.
The ATTIC level has been fully developed and offers TWO BEDROOMS, a full-size BATHROOM with step-in shower and a SITTING area. Perfect for family gathering, children play or a private office space, this multi-purpose space also includes an additional STORAGE area.
With direct access to the garden and the paved patio, the ENTERTAINMENT ROOM is the quintessential place to have a game night or watch your favorite movie. A built-in POTTING BENCH area with stainless-steel counter and sink will please the most avid gardener. A beautiful CELLAR ideal for wine storage, a WORKSHOP with extra storage, a HOME GYM and a HALF BATH complete this level.
With independent street access, the ONE-BEDROOM APARTMENT is attached to the main residence on the south side of. With a combo LIVING/DINING room with fireplace, a full size KITCHEN, a bright BEDROOM and a BATHROOM with shower stall, this efficiently laid-out space is perfect for guest, family or rental income.
The multi-level grounds offer endless options for play, entertainment and gardening. Designed to showcase the bounty of California, the home is surrounded by expansive landscaped gardens with mature trees, apple & citrus trees and native plants. From the brick patio to the gravel alleys, additional features include raised beds, a bocce court, two fountains set in rock bassins and two storage areas.
At the end of the three-car driveway, a detached two car side-by-side GARAGE is outfitted with a Liftmaster garage opener system and has a direct door to the garden.
Fantastic location close to the UC Campus, Rose Garden, Chez Panisse and all local favorites. A rare offering!
6,903 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA
0.285 Acres lot
Isabelle Grotte’s team is centered around authenticity and transparency; it is of utmost importance to them that every client feels completely informed, knowing they are making a clear decision when the sale is complete.