2829 Forest Ave, Berkeley, CA


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About 2829 Forest Ave

This First Bay Traditional architectural gem is located in the Elmwood District. Elegant and expansive at 6,283 SF, this 7 Bedroom (4 ensuite), 6 Bath brown shingle home impeccably combines original elegance with modern updates for today’s Buyer. The foyer leads to ideal first-floor entertaining spaces with an easy flow from room to room: large formal rooms - dining, living, library (each with fireplaces with hand-carved mantles), and plant-filled sunroom; updated eat-in kitchen with marble countertops, top-of-the-line appliances, butler’s pantry, and wet bar; plus an ensuite bedroom and laundry. Below this floor is an extensive basement. Upstairs are two more floors with updated ensuite bath/bedrooms (two of three with fireplaces), master with marble steam shower, and a third-floor in-law unit. Multiple outdoor decks with views of the bay and east hills, and a private fenced back yard with a fish-filled pond, stone hardscape and mature fruit/screening trees & two driveways + garage.

Features of 2829 Forest Ave

MLS® # 40972791
Price $4,795,000
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms 6.00
Full Baths 6
Square Footage 6,283
Acres 0.32
Year Built 1906
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Brown Shingle, Craftsman, Custom, Traditional
Status Pending

Community Information

Address 2829 Forest Ave
Area Berkeley Map Area 10
Subdivision ELMWOOD
City Berkeley
County Alameda
State CA
Zip Code 94705


Utilities All Public Utilities, Cable Available, Cable Connected, Internet Available, Natural Gas Available, Natural Gas Connected
Parking Spaces 5
Parking Attached, Garage, Off Street, Side Yard Access, Workshop in Garage, Parking Lot, Garage Door Opener
# of Garages 2
View Bay, Hills, Other
Is Waterfront No
Waterfront Pond
Has Pool No
Pool None


Interior Features Atrium, Formal Dining Room, In-Law Floorplan, Library, Office, Solarium, Storage, Stone Counters, Eat-in Kitchen, Kitchen Island, Pantry, Updated Kitchen, Wet Bar
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Range, Microwave, Free-Standing Range, Refrigerator, Dryer, Washer, Gas Water Heater, Tankless Water Heater
Heating Gravity, Zoned, Natural Gas, Radiant
Cooling No Air Conditioning
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 5
Fireplaces Dining Room, Living Room, Stone, Wood Burning
Stories Three or More Stories


Exterior Features Lighting, Backyard, Back Yard, Front Yard, Garden/Play, Side Yard, Entry Gate, Garden, Landscape Back, Low Maintenance, Private Entrance
Lot Description Premium Lot, Front Yard, Landscape Back, Landscape Front, Private
Windows Bay Window(s)
Roof Shingle, Composition
Construction Brick, Composition Shingles, Wood Shingles, Frame
Foundation See Remarks

School Information

District Berkeley (510) 644-6150

Additional Information

Date Listed November 2nd, 2021
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

AgentKevin Brown
OfficeBetter Homes Realty

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