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748 Coventry Rd

Kensington, CA 94707

$1,349,000

  • Detached
  • Pending
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.5 Baths
  • 2,129 SqFt
  • MLS# 40899613

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Prime Kensington View Home

Beautiful wooden gates welcome you to this romantic 3 bedroom and 2.5 bath colonial home conveniently located on the border of Kensington and Berkeley just steps to Kensington Village, the awarded Hilltop School, and bus and BART. Inside the gates you will find a sun-drenched front patio—the perfect spot to enjoy a morning coffee. A magical landscaped brick pathway leads you to a Dutch front door, setting the tone for the home. Upon entering, the expansive living room exudes comfort and warmth with rich oak floors and a fireplace. Wood paneling is complemented by a wall of windows, creating an intimate space with an abundance of natural light. 
 
Two sets of French doors lead you into a formal dining room featuring wall-to-wall windows that showcase breathtaking sunsets and unobstructed Golden Gate Bridge views. The nearby chef’s kitchen, with custom cabinetry, plenty of storage space, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops is the envy of all cooks. Sit along the built-in bench under the ceiling high windows, work at the built-in desk, or simply sit at the kitchen table and enjoy the views of San Francisco. 
 
Escape upstairs to find 3 generous sized bedrooms and bath. Wake up in the master suite with picturesque windows showcasing the stunning views, or enjoy the private deck in the evening with a glass of wine. The master also features his & hers closet and en suite bath with a walk-in shower. 
 
The lower level offers an additional office and/or workshop space that overlooks the park-like backyard, ideal for entertaining, gardening or playing. 748 COVENTRY ROAD has been updated and lovingly cared for with great attention to detail.
 
FEATURES 
  • 3 bedrooms / 2.5 bathrooms 
  • Approx. 2,100 square feet
  • Approx. 6,000 square foot lot 
  • Gas insert fireplace 
  • Sewer certificate 
  • New hardwood floors in the kitchen + dining rooms 
  • New exterior and interior paint 
  • New furnace 
  • New roof

Location

Cross Street:

Ardmore

Subdivision:

Upper Kensington

City:

Kensington

County:

Contra Costa

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About Kensington

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At-a-Glance

Once an undeveloped grassy hillside that was home to dairy farms and pastures, primary residential development in Kensington didn’t begin until the turn of the twentieth century. That’s when droves of families, driven by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the Berkeley Fire of 1923 would come to lay down roots.

Named for the London borough of South Kensington, birthplace to one of the city’s original surveyors, Kensington would experience slow but steady development over the decades that followed. Today, it is a tight-knit, affluent community that possesses a deep sense of hometown pride.

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Living Here

Just minutes from North Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto, Kensington is home to its own fine and casual dining establishments (standouts include the Kensington Circus Pub and The Arlington) as well as two quaint shopping districts, the Colusa Circle and the Arlington Shops. There’s also a not-to-be-missed farmer’s market that takes place each Sunday.

Good-to-Know

For a weekend stroll with the family or quiet time with a book, don’t miss Blake Garden, a 10.6-acre public garden located four miles north of the Berkeley campus that boasts stunning views of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate.

Why Kensington?

Residents are drawn to Kensington for its sense of community, quiet charm, and magnificent views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay.

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