2138 Byron Street
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Architect owned and recently updated craftsman in the charming Poet’s corner neighborhood of Berkeley. The house was built in 1921 and is situated on a generous landscaped lot with a newly built deck accessed through French doors. Features include three bedrooms, one stylishly remodeled bathroom, a formal dining room with a built-in buffet and a spacious remodeled kitchen with ample counter space, new stainless appliances, and custom cabinetry. The living room has a wood-burning fireplace framed by bookshelves. Hardwood floors and modern updates are found throughout while the original charm of the residence is retained. There is a basement with laundry and ample storage. The walk-out deck with views to the well-designed garden invites outdoor dining. There is a one car detached garage. You will love the easy living and access to UC Berkeley, fine dining and 4th Street shopping. The architectural appeal, an inviting garden, and a fabulous location make this residence a great place to call home.
2138 Byron Street is Located in Poet’s Corner, a quaint Berkeley neighborhood, bordered by University Ave, Sacramento Street, Dwight Way, and San Pablo Avenue. It was given the name, Poet’s Corner, given the streets that lie exclusively within the boundaries of this delightful neighborhood are named after famous poets: Byron, Bonar, Browning, Chaucer, Cowper, Edwards and Poe. Poet's corner is home to Strawberry Creek Park. Despite being east of San Pablo Avenue, Poet's Corner has long been considered part of West Berkeley by local residents.
The neighborhood is known for being a well-established residential community with easy access to business hubs, great dining, and shopping. This charming craftsman home, located on Byron Street is named after the English poet, Lord Byron who was the personification of a Romantic hero.
Tree-lined with sidewalks and according to Walkscore.com: 2138 Byron is a Biker’s Paradise with a 99 out of 100 bike score, 93 “Walkscore” and is the 7th most walkable neighborhood in Berkeley.