Fresh Transitional Luxury

2714 College Ave . Berkeley. California

Price Reduced! Asking $1,698,000


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Property Details

  • Sweet private detached cottage situated in rear of property
  • Public record will show 3 + beds & 2 + bathrooms
  • 1,775 square feet of traditionally-styled luxury
  • Wonderful open floor plan with vaulted ceiling
  • Office + powder room on main level could also serve as playroom, media room, formal dining or guest room
  • Brand new chef’s kitchen with pantry, pro gas range, wine fridge, built-in micro & other high-end appliances, dramatic quartz countertop, Carrara marble herringbone backsplash, farmhouse sink & large island
  • Master bathroom features walk-in closet, soaking tub, dual vanity, large walk-in shower with Carrara marble tile, luxury bath fixtures & private water closet
  • Master bedroom opens to the lovely backyard
  • Private enclosed backyard is exclusive to 2714 College
  • Laundry closet with cabinets & butcherblock counters
  • Lovely designer details throughout including live-edge   custom wood detailing, reclaimed wood-clad beam,       dramatic lighting, barn-style doors & wallpaper accents
  • Wide-plank oak & slate stone tile throughout
  • Quaint sun-drenched balcony off of the dining area
  • Tons of additional storage in large enclosed storage space under balcony or in the attic (pull down attic stairs in office)
  • Driveway tandem parking for multiple cars
  • +/- 1 mile to UC Berkeley Campus, Rockridge, BART
  • Only 2 blocks to fine Elmwood shops & restaurants

Renovation Highlights

  • Replaced existing foundation with new foundation, added new framing & sheer walls per structural engineer
  • Created vaulted wood-clad ceiling in kitchen/dining
  • Installed new roof, gutters, & downspouts
  • Repaired/replaced exterior cedar shingles as needed
  • Installed new Milgard wood-clad windows throughout
  • Built new exterior porch off dining, with secure, large  storage closet underneath
  • Removed & rebuilt the front staircase
  • Installed new main water line
  • Installed new drainage system & sump pump
  • Replaced the sewer lateral going to the street
  • Installed new driveway (designated for 2714)
  • Installed new wide-plank wood flooring throughout
  • Installed new insulation throughout
  • Installed new copper water lines for plumbing throughout
  • Installed new efficient HVAC system (forced air furnace) that features Nest thermostat
  • Installed air conditioning unit and compressor
  • Installed and labeled new electrical panel
  • Installed new Romex electrical wiring throughout
  • Installed new waste & vent lines
  • Installed hardwired smoke alarms & CO2 detectors
  • Installed new laundry area
  • Installed new landscaping & fencing
  • Created all new custom kitchen & bathrooms


Contact & Showing

  • Listed by Jennifer Montague DRE No. 01369704
  • Open Sunday 6/24 2pm-4:30pm
  • Broker Tour Thursday 6/28 10am-1pm
  • Open Sunday July 1st 2pm-4:30pm







Project Details

  • 2714 College is currently being offered for sale as TIC (tenants in common) with the co-owners of 2710 & 2712 College Avenue
  • Buyer will have exclusive rights to occupy 2714 College and to utilize backyard, storage & driveway parking
  • All-cash buyer preferred, however TIC financing available from Sterling Bank for qualified buyers
  • Fully permitted with the exception of the partition/closets between 2nd & 3rd downstairs rooms, which were added without the benefit of permits
  • 2nd & 3rd bedrooms not currently warranted as such on City of Berkeley documents, however Alameda County public records will reflect as 3 beds per architect/permit consultant
  • 2714 College Avenue is the subject of an ongoing process with the City of Berkeley to convert it to condominiums. Buyer can apply with City to convert 2714 to a 3-bedroom home once condo conversion is approved and completed
  • Project is eligible to resubmit for condo conversion 2019. Buyer must agree to cooperate with the conversion application & process, however there is no guarantee that conversion will be approved
  • Buyer is urged to review and understand seller’s written disclosures regarding the city requirements for the creation of additional bedrooms & the condo conversion process before submitting an offer
  • 2710 & 2712 College are currently pending sales

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