LOCATION! This elegant home is in the heart of Rockridge, just one block to College Avenue shops and restaurants and blocks from BART & Chabot Elementary. This meticulously maintained abode is for the discerning buyer who appreciates original old-world architecture and artful renovations. The original gumwood woodwork has been carefully restored, brought back to its former glory! Period correct updates include light fixtures, sash windows, hardware and more. Enter through the stunning wood doors to the foyer and dramatic staircase. The living room features an artful bow window and a fireplace flanked by charming built-ins. Additional intricate built-ins and a sideboard surround a beautiful picture window in the dining room. You will love the chef’s kitchen with stone countertops, eat-in custom corner table, classic white cabinets, and striking navy blue Viking gas range. Step out to the backyard oasis with expansive deck, paver patio & mature landscaping. Upstairs the primary bedroom & bath renovation was just completed with a marble counter, seamless glass shower and modern tile. The hall bath and two bedrooms have also been updated for comfort. The laundry is located in the large basement used for abundant storage. An extra-long driveway & garage completes this property.