Berkeley, California $3,350,000210 Alvarado Rd , 94705
Live the dream???Nestled in the Berkeley Hills, this wonderful Mediterranean villa blends time-honored Old World charm with the sophisticated elegance of the modern home. Originally designed and built as a Provencal style country estate, this lovely home is filled with time-honored pieces gathered from special places all over the French countryside. From the cast iron plate above the step-down wine cellar that was retrieved from a 17th century monastery to the 140-yr. old iron railings that line the stair tower in the home to the master bedroom fireplace that was found in a chateau in Burgundy with the hearth made of stones from the Louvre while they were undergoing a renovation there, this wonderful home is steeped in history while offering the comfortable touches of the modern home. With 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths in the main house and a bedroom and full bath in the guesthouse, combining for 5412 sq.ft. of living space overall , this truly unique home welcomes the dreamer in all of us!