Magnificent views from this stately home on coveted Alvarado Road near the famed Claremont Club & Spa. A rich history and the site of soirees with important historical figures in the grand ballroom of this extraordinary home! Upstairs find a spacious kitchen, family & dining room w/ breathtaking panoramic bridge, city and bay views, plus a luxurious primary suite with private deck and home office or au pair quarters. The top floor features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus a family room/home office. Another plus room houses a kitchenette which could be converted back to a bedroom or other use. The flexible layout is perfect for entertaining, working from home and or accommodating larger families. Beautifully landscaped terraced garden with sunny flat yard is perfect for al fresco dining & relaxing on the main level, as well as on decks on both upper floors. Many upgrades include owned solar, elegant bathrooms, a new two car garage and beautiful landscaping. Take the Eucalyptus Path to Claremont Spa, Berkeley Tennis Club, favorite shops and eateries; Transbay express bus to San Francisco, Claremont Canyon trails, not to mention close proximity to Elmwood and Rockridge amenities and easy transportation.