Berkeley, CA 94708
1435 Hawthorne Terrace is a stunning John Hudson Thomas designed home located in the beautiful North Berkeley Hills. This historic home was built in 1926 and features breathtaking views of the San Francisco skyline. The home was commissioned by Wellyn Clark, a distinguished educator who was the Principal of Willard School and a Stanford graduate.
The interior is thoughtfully laid out and provides ample living space that is both functional and elegant. The curving staircase is a signature design element by the prominent Bay Area architect, John Hudson Thomas. This design feature is characterized by a sweeping, curving shape that adds a gracefulness and sophistication to the space. The home has beautiful original hardwood floors, and numerous windows throughout allows plenty of natural light, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere.
The spacious living room boasts a fireplace, room for a grand piano and large windows with stunning views. The formal dining room is perfect for entertaining guests, with its elegant chandelier and built-in cabinetry.The kitchen has been updated with modern amenities, while still retaining its original charm and character. The home features four bedrooms, including a spacious primary suite with a luxurious en-suite. Additional bonus finished basement room with closet is perfect for creating a home gym, office or storage. Outside the lush landscaping surrounding the home with a beautiful rose garden adds to its elegance and provides a serene and private atmosphere.
Not only does 1435 Hawthorne Terrace offer stunning views of the San Francisco skyline, but it also provides easy access to many amenities. The home's location is perfect for those who want to enjoy North Berkeley's primary business district known as the Gourmet Ghetto, including Grégoire Restaurant, Chez Panisse, Cheese Board, Peet's coffee, wine tasting rooms and specialty shops. With its impeccable design, breathtaking views, and convenient location, this John Hudson Thomas designed home is a true gem that should not be missed.
North Berkeley is situated north of downtown, spanning from Hearst Avenue to Eunice Street, and touches the northwest corner of the UC Berkeley campus.
Nearby restaurants include Grégoire Restaurant, Chez Panisse, Cheese Board, coffee shops, wine tasting room and speacilty shops. North Berkeley's primary business district is known as the Gourmet Ghetto.
Numerous outdoor destinations include Berkeley Rose Garden, Live Oak Park, Ohlone Dog Park and Tilden Park.