In a neighborhood that was the hub of Berkeley Bohemia of the 1920s, home to artists, scientists, inventors, writers and musicians, 1051 Keith Avenue was in the center of it all. Rumor has it that Rudolph Valentino visited here; that Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix stayed in adjacent cottages when they performed in Berkeley. Built in tandem with the house next door, reportedly by a set designer for the 1920’s silent movie industry, 1051 Keith Avenue is sited at the first rise uphill from the Gourmet Ghetto.
You enter another world: ascend stone steps through an enchanting garden surrounded by majestic trees and a cascading waterfall; pause on the large front deck and enjoy privacy and stunning bay views. The entry columns alert you to the artistry to be found inside: unique geometric wood floors, statement fireplace, decorative plaster finishes on walls and ceilings. This is one of those rare homes that will amaze and delight its next fortunate owners with each homecoming for many years to come!

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front walkway

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entrance

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stairway

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waterfall

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outside living space

French doors lead to a peaceful deck space for outdoor dining Photo 7 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

French doors lead to a peaceful deck space for outdoor dining

Bi-level deck among the treetops Photo 8 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

Bi-level deck among the treetops

A classic kitchen with terracotta tiles Photo 9 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

A classic kitchen with terracotta tiles

Inlaid flooring and wood countertops Photo 10 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

Inlaid flooring and wood countertops

The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances with a pot filler. Photo 11 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances with a pot filler.

Details of the carved wood shelves Photo 12 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

Details of the carved wood shelves

Beautiful bay views Photo 13 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

Beautiful bay views

A long hallway lined with bookshelves Photo 14 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

A long hallway lined with bookshelves

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trees in the backyard

Inlaid flooring detail in the bedroom Photo 16 of QUINTESSENTIAL BERKELEY modern homeView Photos

Inlaid flooring detail in the bedroom

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Flooring detail

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Bedroom detail

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Springy green bathroom

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Bedroom

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