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Type: SingleFamily
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3.5
Floor size: 2434 sqft
Lot: 3996 sqft
Year Built: 1906
Room count: 10
Heating: Central Heating
Cooling: Pre-wired for A/C
Roof type: Composition
Exterior material: siding

Key Improvement

Key Improvements at 1406 & 1404 Fairview St, Berkeley, 94702

  • Almost new constructions in 2019 with permits, totaling 2,434 sqft of living space with 5 Bed/ 3.5 Baths (sqft per Appraiser Mattew Smith/Yovino Young, Inc) ; 3,996 sqft lot
  • 3 bed/2.5 baths in main house with 1,638sqft living space @ 1406 Fairview St with abundant natural lights
  • 2 bed/1 bath in ADU with 796 sqft of living with separate Street Address @ 1404 Fairview St
  • Seller to provide one year “Fit and Finish” warranty

A Showcase Home in South Berkeley. Originally built in 1906, this stunning 5 bed & 3 ½ bath residence has just undergone a complete transformation, with city permits, to provide perfect balance of form and function at its best, evidenced with its high-end fit and finishes.  Located in the heart of exciting South Berkeley where urban living with culture and diversity thrives. 

  • Great Room, open-concept, living space, overlooking beautiful redwood deck & professionally designed garden and patio area with water fountain (self-contained & electric pump)
  • Modern electric fireplace with custom moulding work in Great Room.
  • Fully landscaped front, rear, and side garden with auto drip/sprinkler system. New redwood fences.   Exterior front staircase has custom metal handrailing and Built-In LED lights.
  • One car attached garage with custom wooden door
  • New dual pained insulated windows
  • Custom metal Handrail on interior staircase
  • New roof and gutters + New insulation throughout
  • New foundation slab + seismic work with bolting & sheer panels per modern standards
  • New drywall (100% new walls + ceilings) and new moldings/casings throughout
  • New copper Plumbing (Certified Sewer Lateral) and New On-Demand water heater and Grohe shower & tub valves; Custom glass enclosure for Shower/tub combo.  Deep Soaking Tub.
  • New Electrical including two separate 125AMP new subpanels (billed separately) + all new electrical wiring, outlets and switches.  Electrical Plugs located behind toilets for future Bidet use
  • New Hardwood Floorings (European Oak Ashley engineered hardwood @ 9/16” thick)
  • Two separate Laundry rooms with hook-ups (washer and dryer not included)
  • No VOC interior paints
  • Designer Tile Works with mostly Italian tiles of 3/8” thickness.
  • Elegant “Old World Hand-Troweled” wall textures, throughout
  • New Forced air heating systems including all NEW ducting, dual zone on the main house with Two separate Ecobee4 self-learning thermostats, one on each floor. Pre-wired for A/C
  • Pre-Wired for Solar
  • All new door hardware for both interior and exterior doors
  • All new light fixtures, including abundant LED recessed lights, many with dimmer switches

Key Kitchen Features Main House

  • Completely new kitchen with open floor concept + storage pantry
  • Extra-large (9ft long) quartz ‘waterfall’ designer kitchen island with seating
  • Bosch Stainless gas range, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Designer glass-tile backsplash
  • New InSinkErator Garbage disposal with Counter-Top Switch on the island top.
  • Under Cabinet LED lightings and Designer Pendant Lights over massive island top
  • Pull-out garbage bins. Spice rack next to Bosch range in main house.

Key Garage Features

  • New Custom wooden, insulated garage door with quieter electric opener with remote ; Back-Up Battery for Electric Opener and wired control switch inside garage + keypad access outside.
  • Wired for Electric Vehicle Charger. New concrete driveway

Key Landscape Features

  • Large redwood deck has underside 1x2 redwood strip ceiling designer touch.
  • Deck flooring is Trex for easier maintenance. Deck light string– remote controlled.
  • Fully landscaped front, rear, and side garden with auto drip/sprinkler system + Two large planter boxes, built with solid (Thick 2x12 size used) redwood for your healthy organic edibles (no chemically treated woods were used)

Key features on ADU

  • Samsung & LG stainless steel appliances + Hansgrohe kitchen faucet
  • All new light fixtures throughout, including abundant LED recessed lights, many with dimmer switches
  • New (separate) forced air heating systems for ADU with Ecobee4, self-learning thermostat.
  • New kitchen cabinets with quartz countertop and designer-tiled backsplash
  • All new door hardware for both interior and exterior doors
  • No VOC interior paints
  • Tiled Walk-In shower with glass sliding door enclosure
  • Walk-In shower (glass door/enclosure for shower will be installed in the week of 12/09/2019)

Area Information

  • Located in the heart of exciting South Berkeley, where North Oakland, Berkeley, and Emeryville meet, urban-living with culture and diversity thrives: remarkable Berkeley Bowl West supermarket, new City Sports, cafes, cooking school, or walking to public transportation to go anywhere in the Bay Area.
  • Walk Score : 89 (“very walkable” per
  • Bike Score : 90 (“Biker’s Paradise” per
  • There are many businesses within a 1 mile radius from here – from nationally recognized places to the local cafes and shops.
  • Arizmendi Pizza & Bakery : 0.5 mi approx
  • New City Sports: 0.3 mi approx
  • Berkeley Bowl West super market : wonderful local market off Ashby Ave : 0.6 mi approx.
  • Ashby Bart Station: 0.5 mi approx
  • MacArthur Bart station: 1.5 mi approx
  • 4th St Shopping, Berkeley (Apple Store, Crate & Barrel, Peet’s Coffee, and more): 1.8 mi approx.
  • Apple Store/ Bay Shopping Mall in Emeryville: 1.1 mi approx.
  • U.C. Berkeley: 1.5 mi approx.
  • Pixar Animation Studio: 1.1 mi approx.
  • IKEA Emeryville: 1.2 mi approx.


Floor Plans




Open Houses:
12/07/2019 Saturday 1:00pm-4:00pm

12/08/2019 Sunday 1:00pm-4:00pm

Brokers Tour:
12/05/2019 Thursday 11:00am-1:00pm

Additional Showings by Appointment:
Contact Janet Lee
[email protected]


Janet Lee

Realtor®510.468.6146 mobile

MLS: 40890161