1020 Peralta Avenue, Albany ~ Gardener’s Delight Near Terrace Park
This spacious 5-bedroom, 2-bath 1920’s Mediterranean-style house has been lovingly updated and expanded since the current owners purchased it over 20 years ago. The interior has beautiful natural light and a master bedroom with bay and Mt Tam views. The large sunny lot has a grassy area for lounging, a thriving vegetable garden, fruit trees and a stunning array of wildflowers. The excellent location in upper Albany, just a short stroll to three popular shopping areas, and a bike ride or short walk to North Berkeley BART, make this home a commuter’s dream.
Three bedrooms, one bath including a large master bedroom with built-in corner headboard, built-in bench seat, separate office space with built-in bookshelves, (this space would make a lovely nursery), and Bay, Golden Gate and Mt Tam views
Charming tiled bath reflects the architectural style of the house and can be entered from hallway or master bedroom
Living room with fireplace flows into sunny dining area
Two bedrooms, the bedroom behind kitchen is presently used as a family/sitting room
One full bath
Sunny eat-in kitchen with built-in banquette in breakfast nook and sliding glass doors leading to
deck with bay view
Gorgeous lot extends from Peralta to Tevlin, and includes a beautifully landscaped fully fenced backyard and a thriving veggie garden
Detached garage with built-in shelves
Renovations include: added second story, extensive foundation replacement and structural/seismic upgrades for second story addition. Many systems were replaced over the years.
Walking distance to Monterey Market shopping area, North Berkeley BART, Gilman shops and cafés, popular beer garden, Solano Ave boutiques and restaurants, and Terrace Park, with tennis courts, picnic area and children’s play area