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2001-2003 Essex St | Offered at $1,125,000

SOLD 43% Above Asking at $1,613,000!

Splendid Vacant Edwardian Duplex

Great opportunity: Rare vacant duplex in vibrant South Berkeley located mere steps to Ashby BART. These 2 lovely Edwardian residences, mirrored-images, each features 3 bedrooms, spacious eat-in kitchen, living room, flexible use family room, 1 bathroom and laundry room. They both have delightful landscaped gardens for a fabulous indoor-outdoor lifestyle.

Ideal for partners, these 2-storied homes on a sunny corner parcel share a brand new 2-car garage and an undeveloped peak-roofed attic for expansion potential. Each unit has beautiful wood floors to complement the classic ornate details and handsome original fireplaces. Upstairs there are 2 bright bedrooms and a flexible-use family room that could be a special garden-view office. You’ll enjoy glorious light through bay windows and warm days on your private porch and verdant garden, your own tranquil retreat.

Situated in desirable South Berkeley, this duplex offers comfortable living within a vibrant urban community. You are minutes to shopping at Berkeley Bowl, downtown Berkeley, Elmwood eateries and cafes, the popular Berkeley Tool Lending Library, theater district, and freeway access. Currently the city is reimagining the Adeline/South Shattuck Corridor which should increase green open space along that thoroughfare, improve the pedestrian experience and build neighborhood character.

Pre-escrow opened with Lori Endo, Old Republic Title. Disclosure package available through listing agents. Seller reserves the right to accept, counter or reject any offer. MLS #40818502/469016

Neighborhood


Laurel Heights / Jordan Park

Only steps away from the open expanses of the Presidio lies the Laurel Heights/ Jordan Park neighborhood. Impressive hundred-year-old Edwardians mix lyrically updated modern residences. Jordan Park/Laurel Heights has become home to many upscale families with young children. Private schools dot the area.

Lined with elegant shops, Sacramento Street in Presidio Heights, is a shopper’s paradise. One quaint storefront after another serves the desires of the stylish passersby. Grab your more regular household needs at the nearby Laurel Village Shopping Center, complete with grocery, hardware, and drug stores.

Don’t miss the popular restaurants, cafes, and specialty bakeries in Laurel Heights. A short walk to Spruce will reward you with delectable pastries, and upscale dining. Those fortunate enough may stumble happily upon Sociale, the roomy trattoria on Sacramento Street. It serves as a fixture, bringing old-world Tuscan flavors to the neighborhood.

Combining purposes as an athletic center and as a local presenter of cultural arts, the Jewish Community Center welcomes all, and is a community hub for the area. Overall, a great neighborhood, with excellent transportation options for easy coming and going.



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For information contact Ron Wong | 415-517-1405
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Ron Wong, CRS

Ron Wong, CRS

Realtor® AssociateAlain Pinel RealtorscalDRE# 01504164415.517.1405 mobilewww.wongtekulsky.apr.com

Mike Tekulsky

Mike Tekulsky

Broker AssociateHill & CompanycalDRE# 1711557415.321.4369 office415.531.1301 mobilewww.wongtekulsky.com