Considering buying real estate in Berkeley’s Elmwood? This highly coveted area of Berkeley manages to be both upscale and unpretentious. Walking through Elmwood’s charming commercial district, you’ll discover a range of eclectic shops and amazing restaurants.
Covering both College and Ashby Avenues, Elmwood is a charming neighborhood with both residential and commercial properties. Commuters consider Elmwood a most convenient location- in addition to nearby Rockridge BART, the 13, 24 and 80 Freeways are minutes away.
Elmwood is one of Berkeley’s favorite destinations for meeting friends, casual & formal dining and boutique shopping. In addition to being a shopping haven, as one of Berkeley’s more family-friendly locations, Elmwood residents can expect an influx of trick-or-treaters- particularly on and around Russell Street. The Elmwood district is also famous for its specialty wine and ice cream stores as well as the Rialto Theatre, where you can see independent, foreign and specialty films from around the world.
Elmwood was developed in the 1900’s housing boom following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Today, you’ll find quintessential Berkeley Architecture, featuring handsome Brown Shingles, stately Prairie Styles and large Craftsman homes.