2829 Forest Ave, BERKELEY, California


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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 Detached
Style Traditional, Brown Shingle, Craftsman, Custom
Status Active

Community Information

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


Parking Spaces 2
Parking Attached Garage, Off Street Parking, Side Yard Access, Garage Parking, Workshop in Garage, Parking Area
# of Garages 2
Garages Attached Garage, Off Street Parking, Side Yard Access, Garage Parking, Workshop in Garage, Parking Area
View Bay, Hills, Other
Has Pool No
Pool None


Heating Forced Air 2 Zns or More, Central Gravity, Gas, Radiant
Cooling No Air Conditioning
Fireplace Yes
# of Fireplaces 5
Fireplaces Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Stone, Woodburning
Stories Three or More Stories


Exterior Brick, Composition Shingles, Bay Window(s), Wood Shingles, Wood Frame
Lot Description Premium Lot, Landscape Back, Landscape Front, Area Lighting, Auto Sprinkler F&R, Backyard, Front Yard, Private, Pond
Roof Composition Shingles, Rolled Composition, Other
Construction Existing
Foundation See Remarks, Crawl Space, Partial Basement

School Information

District Berkeley (510) 644-6504

Additional Information

Date Listed November 2nd, 2021
Short Sale No

Listing Details

AgentKevin Brown
OfficeBetter Homes Realty

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