Berkeley | $2.095 Million
A Queen Anne home inbuilt 1896, with 5 bedrooms and three and a half bogs, plus a two-bedroom, two-bathroom guesthouse, on a 0.13-acre lot
This home was constructed a few block south of its present handle and moved within the early 1900s. The primary proprietor, George C. Pape, was additionally the proprietor of the Berkeley Planing Mill, an affiliation the Berkeley Architectural Heritage Affiliation credit for the intricacy of the house’s exterior ornamentation. A earlier proprietor started the restoration course of continued by the sellers; along with updating the kitchen, bogs and HVAC methods, most of the unique ornamental particulars have been restored or replicated.
The home is within the coronary heart of downtown Berkeley, with the outlets and eating places of College Avenue a block away. The Downtown Berkeley BART station is a 10-minute stroll, and the primary campus of the College of California is a few mile away.
Measurement: 3,460 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $605
Indoors: A brick footpath results in a coated porch with ornamental wooden carvings. The entrance door is inset with stained-glass window panes in varied major colours, a motif repeated all through the home.
To the left of a paneled lobby with a carved staircase is an open living-and-dining space with unique wooden moldings and extra coloured stained-glass panes. The entrance half of the room is accented with wainscoting that matches the paneling within the lobby. In the back of the house, tall wood doorways inset with stained glass open to a room that might be used as a further bed room or a second eating space. Off this room, which may also be reached by the lobby, is a powder room.
Past the eating room is an up to date kitchen with hardwood flooring and stainless-steel home equipment. The counters and a middle island are topped with Carrara marble, and a breakfast nook faces the rear deck.
The second stage has 4 bedrooms, together with the first suite. On the high of the steps, two bedrooms — one massive sufficient to carry a queen-size mattress and the opposite barely smaller — face the road. A 3rd bed room is off the hallway throughout from the first suite. These three bedrooms share a rest room with a mixture tub and bathe.
The first bed room has unique hardwood flooring, a big walk-in closet and a balcony going through the yard. The en suite rest room has a glass-walled bathe.
On the third stage are two completed areas with skylights, in addition to an unfinished house that might turn into an additional bed room. The toilet on this ground has a Japanese-style soaking tub.
Out of doors house: Off the kitchen is a large, wood-planked deck with a carved railing and steps main all the way down to a yard with a paved brick patio between two citrus timber. Grass separates the primary home from a up to date guesthouse inbuilt 2017, with a deck, two bedrooms, two bogs and a full kitchen. Past the gate at entrance of the home is a motor court docket with house for 2 vehicles.
Taxes: $24,510 (estimated)
Contact: Anthony Cassel, Golden Gate Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty, 415-310-0066; sothebysrealty.com
Calabasas | $2.095 Million
A country ranch compound inbuilt 1964, with three bedrooms and three bogs, on a 0.5-acre lot
This property, which features a primary home, a number of cottages and horse amenities, is in Monte Nido, a small unincorporated group in a canyon connecting Calabasas and Malibu. The vendor, who purchased it in 2001, did an in depth rework of the unique Sixties home, utilizing reclaimed supplies.
The compound is close to an entrance to the decrease part of the Spine Path, a preferred climbing and horseback-riding path that is likely one of the longest within the Santa Monica Mountains. Calabasas’s buying facilities and the Malibu Surfrider Seaside are about 20 minutes away by automobile.
Measurement: 2,734 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $766
Indoors: A winding path leads from the house’s pedestrian entrance to a large, coated deck that extends throughout the entrance of the home.
Contained in the entrance door is a lobby that connects the bed room wing and the residing areas. To the left is a proper front room with a rock hearth, wood-paneled ceilings and double doorways that open to the deck. The hardwood flooring have a light-and-dark diamond sample, painted by a buddy of the proprietor.
Past the lounge is an open kitchen with butcher-block counters and a big island with a farmhouse-style sink. The kitchen is open to a eating room with a wall of home windows and French doorways that open to the yard. A full rest room is tucked behind the kitchen.
A two-sided hearth connects the eating room to the household room, previously the storage. This house has uncovered beams, a plaster-and-log wall therapy and entry to the coated deck and the yard.
To the suitable of the lobby is a hallway that connects two visitor rooms and the first suite. On the entrance of the home is a bed room massive sufficient to carry a queen-size mattress, with doorways that open to the deck. Subsequent to this room is a bed room with a built-in loft that might be used as a bunk mattress or a play space. These bedrooms share a rest room off the hallway, with Nineteen Thirties-inspired honeycomb tiles and a black claw-foot tub.
On the finish of the hallway is a spacious major suite, up to date not too long ago by the vendor. The bed room has sloped ceilings paneled in darkish wooden and a large doorway set right into a rock wall that results in the lavatory, the place a custom-made wood soaking tub overlooks the yard.
Out of doors house: The coated deck connected to the primary home has a number of built-in benches and a rope-swing mattress, superb for outside naps. Elsewhere on the property, a small cottage doubles as an artwork studio and cupboard space for horse tools. The horse amenities have house for as much as 4 animals, and embody stalls, a barn and a big turnout. Behind the primary home, there’s an aboveground scorching tub. The grounds are planted with a number of kinds of pear, apple and persimmon timber.
Taxes: $26,611 (estimated)
Contact: Patricia Cali, Compass, 818-919-4071; compass.com
Newport Seaside | $2.1 Million
A four-bedroom, three-bathroom semidetached home inbuilt 2000
This home is a number of blocks from the Pacific Ocean and a few mile from the middle of Newport Seaside, a coastal metropolis with some 90,000 year-round residents. Inside strolling distance are a center college and a highschool, in addition to two parks. Castaways Park, which has bicycle paths and views of Newport Again Bay and Newport Harbor, is half a mile away.
Style Island, an upscale shopping center, is a few 10-minute drive, as is the Hoag Hospital advanced. Los Angeles is about 45 miles north, whereas John Wayne Airport, a preferred hub for regional enterprise vacationers, is quarter-hour away.
Measurement: 2,624 sq. ft
Worth per sq. foot: $800
Indoors: This home is on the left facet of the lot and shares a wall with its neighbor. A stone path runs alongside the driveway, by an arched gate, creating a non-public entrance entry.
Past the entrance door is a small lobby opening to a windowed residing space with excessive ceilings, an open staircase rising to the second stage and the identical wide-plank French oak flooring that run all through the home. Throughout from the staircase is a proper eating room with white wainscoting and a wrought-iron gentle fixture.
The principle hallway continues to the again of the home, the place a household room with a Dutch door to the yard faces an open kitchen with slate-tile flooring. The kitchen’s middle island has house for eating, and a breakfast nook is tucked into the far nook. Home equipment, together with a built-in vary and double oven, are stainless-steel.
Additionally on this ground, off the primary hallway, is a visitor room massive sufficient to carry a queen-size mattress, and a rest room with a glass-walled bathe and a black-and-gray vainness.
Upstairs, there are three bedrooms off a large touchdown with built-in bookcases. On the high of the steps is the first suite; the bed room has a fire with a marble encompass and the lavatory has a marble-topped double vainness, a dressing space, a glass-walled walk-in bathe and a soaking tub set underneath a window.
A brief hallway with a built-in desk and extra bookshelves connects to 2 visitor rooms, roughly equal in measurement, and one other full rest room. Additionally on this stage is a laundry room with cupboard space.
Out of doors house: The yard is landscaped in grass, with a paved patio on one facet and hedges that supply privateness from the neighboring properties. The connected storage has house for 2 vehicles, with parking for 2 extra within the driveway.
Taxes: $24,990 (estimated)
Contact: Ariana Gaffoglio, the EklundGomes Staff Orange County, Douglass Elliman, 949-456-8270; elliman.com