20 Perth Place
This dramatic and sophisticated four-bedroom four-bath home designed by architect Daniel Frederick has large expanses of glass that look to beautiful bay and hill views; the vaulted ceilings elevate the spaces, and the warmth of wood balances the modern aesthetic.
The floor plan provides excellent separation of the private spaces. Large terraces and a level out private back patio provide access to enjoy the outdoors. The exquisite living room is large, and finely detailed, and the open plan formal dining room continues to take full advantage of the Bay Views. This refined home is the perfect environment for impressive entertaining with its dramatic living room, expansive dining room and adjacent intimate study. Contiguous to the dining room, the galley style kitchen and breakfast area opens to the back patio. A bedroom and bath complete this level. The design with its precise and sculpted volumes elevates the space; this is particularly notable in the wood detailing, the ceiling vaulting and the superb placement of skylights.
The upper level luxurious master suite, a true retreat, benefits from direct access to a terrace. Views are stunning and sitting area with fireplace are a haven for relaxation; through frosted glass doors one enters the elegant master bathroom.
The lower level has a bedroom and bath, the laundry area, a large storage room and an exterior entry.
Additional separate quarters on ground level, a split-level space, shown as the “Apartment” on architectural plans, consists of a living room, kitchen, bath and laundry space - perfect for use as a guest suite, office or studio.
Amenities of this single-family home include elevator access, privacy, hill and bay views, abundant storage, two laundry areas and three car parking.
This serene and sophisticated home, with its striking juxtaposition of simplicity and beauty, located on a quiet cul-de-sac above the Claremont Hotel, offers tranquil living just minutes from Bay Area public transportation, Rockridge and Berkeley shops and restaurants.
*This property is located in Oakland and has a Berkeley mailing address.