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$1,795,000 (Pending)

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 2,205
Type: Single Family Home
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First time on the market! The Olsen House, 1954; the architect's own home! In the National Register and a Berkeley Landmark. Olsen applied his "high art" International Style training to create his own "machine for living in a garden". Also described as "a cube within a cube", it has an underlying cube with a perimeter foundation that appears to be well anchored into the hillside. This was the family's home for a life time, and has fostered creativity and intellectual discourse. The crystal box, thrust out amongst the treetops, served not as a quiet family retreat, drafting office, and studio for Helen's painting, but also as a gracious space for entertaining Berkeley's residents and visiting luminaries in the circle of the arts.
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Location Information
County: Alameda
Neighborhood: THOUSAND OAKS
Area: Berkeley Map Area 1
Cross Street: Indian Rock
Interior Features
Rooms: Den, Dining Area, Library, Office, Study, Utility Room
Master Bathroom Description: Shower Over Tub, Tile, Tub
Other Bathrooms Description: Stall Shower, Tile, Updated Baths
Kitchen Description: Other
Number of Fireplaces: 0
Fireplace Description: None
Heating: Forced Air 2 Zns or More, Gas
Cooling: None
Floors: Hardwood Floors
Laundry: Dryer, Washer
Additional Equipment: Dryer, DSL/Modem Line, Security Alarm - Owned, Washer, Water Heater Gas, Window Coverings, Other
Disabled Features: Other
Exterior Features
Style: Contemporary
Stories: Two Story
Construction Status: Existing
Exterior: Stucco
Foundation: Crawl Space
Roof: Rolled Composition
Possession: COE
Water / Sewer: Sewer System - Public, Water - Public
Parking Description: Carport - 1, Covered Parking, Off Street Parking, Parking Spaces, Guest Parking
Has Garage: No
Garage Spaces: 0
Yard: Deck(s), Side Yard
Has a Pool: No
Pool Description: None
Lot Description: Premium Lot, Secluded, Up Slope
Lot Size in Acres: 0.19
Lot Size in Sq. Ft.: 8, 216
Has View: yes
View Description: Wooded
School District: Berkeley (510) 644-6504
Additional Information
Property Type: SFR
Property SubType: Detached
Year Built: 1955
Status: Pending Show for Backups
Home Owners Association: N
On The Market Since: 10/09/2017

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Bebe McRae
Broker: The GRUBB Co.
510-652-2133 Ext. 415

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