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Periwinkle Cottage
Perfect Central Berkeley Retreat

1711 Allston Way, Berkeley
Offered at: $685,000 - Sold


This light, bright and perfectly charming 3 bedroom 1 bath cottage is close to downtown and the Theater District. While only 5 blocks to downtown Berkeley BART, it has provided a quiet retreat for the present owner, an author and literary agent, for many years. Legendary science fiction writer Philip K. Dick also lived in this house while attending nearby Berkeley High School. Several of his novels have been translated to film, the most notable being Blade Runner.

Features include:
  • Inviting front porch entry
  • Charming living room with bay window
  • Formal dining room with fireplace, wainscoting and built-ins
  • Eat-in kitchen with vintage gas stove
  • Three upstairs bedrooms with great light and lovely outlooks
  • Laundry room behind kitchen
  • Peaceful deck and deep backyard
  • Lovely neighborhood for walking or biking
  • Near to UC Berkeley
  • Dinner and a show? Saturday Farmer's market?
    No need to get out your car!
  • "Philip K Dick - Artist in Residence"
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  • "Very Walkable" 85 WalkScore
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