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Berkeley homes for sale are often large, older homes befitting their intellectual environment such as this Tudor styled mansion.

Homes in Berkeley California range from the bungalows of the Berkeley Flats to the larger, more expensive dwellings in the Berkeley Hills. As Berkeley became a center for higher learning and modern thinking, Berkeley became a desirable place to live among the well-educated and forward thinking people over the generations.

Berkeley homes are often large, older homes befitting their intellectual environment such as this Tudor styled mansion

Today, various types and styles of architecture can be found in Berkeley – from the stucco Spanish style homes of the 20’s and 30’s to the wood-shingled arts and crafts style of Bernard Maybeck to the modern glass and concrete structures of the Bauhaus style.

Berkeley is a city of neighborhoods

As you may expect from a city so dominated by the presence of it acclaimed university, most of the residents live near the University of California campus. The Downtown area is the site of many city buildings and the main business and commercial district.

The Claremont District is named for its large and luxurious Claremont Hotel and is known for its well-maintained and very expensive houses.

Near it is another shopping area, the Elmwood District, which sits next to one of the main roads in and out of Berkeley, Ashby Avenue.

West Berkeley is the historic heart of Berkeley and still provides a glimpse into its commercial and industrial past with loft style living and live work housing and is the site of current redevelopment.

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Another stunning Berkeley home - well integrated into its urban location but unique in its lovely surroundings, much like its city!

The Berkeley Marina provides access to the San Francisco Bay and sits near Aquatic Park, site of a mad-made lagoon used for sculling and rowing crews.

The North Berkeley Area is known for its fine dining and is easily accessible from Northbrae and Thousand Oaks resting against the Berkeley Hills.

If it is views you are seeking, visit Cragmont and La Loma Park in the Berkeley Hills with their spectacular vista of the San Francisco Bay.

Wherever you decide to live, Berkeley offers up an array of culture, food, and lifestyles rarely found in other American cities. It is a place where all are welcomed and many styles come together. That is what makes a Berkeley home a home all can enjoy.

Robert Lilley

Bob Lilley
Owner & Managing Broker

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