c.1907 Berkeley Residence Sells for $3.9M
A 5,421 square foot residence with loads of original details and preserved woodwork has sold in Berkeley, California for $3,899,999. Property records reveal the 112-year-old residence last selling in 1987 for $900,000 and before that in 1982 for $300,000. It was designed by Berkeley architect Edward B. Seeley and built c.1907 for John A. Marshall. It sits on a 0.28 acre lot with views of the surrounding hills and iconic Claremont Hotel and includes seven bedrooms, four full and one half bathrooms. Original details enhance the home’s main floor with a grand formal entry and elegant staircase, mahogany panelled walls and rails, oak wainscoting, Art Nouveau windows and intricate inlaid oak flooring. There is also a sunroom, two decks and a large basement with windows. The property was on the market for $3,899,999 with Karen Nelsen of Compass.