171 Vicente Road

Berkeley, CA
2,822 sqft ±
2F 2H Baths
3 Beds
3 Beds
2F 2H Baths
2,822 sqft ±



171 Vicente Road, City of Berkeley

3+ Bedrooms | 2++ Bathrooms | 2,822 +/- SqFt

Price $2,650,000

Idyllic California Lifestyle

This Claremont Hills retreat offers the flexibility of one-level living. Strikingly modern yet warm and inviting, it’s designed for comfort and connection to nature. First time on the market for this 1995 custom build!

Main Level Living

  • Spacious primary ensuite bedroom with walk-in closet, deck
  • Great room with flowing living/dining areas
  • Soaring vaulted ceilings
  • Bay and canyon views
  • Walls of windows plus skylights
  • Sliding glass doors to decks
  • Open kitchen with induction cooktop, quartz counters
  • Pantry with laundry hookups
  • Guest half bathroom
  • Signature slate gas fireplace
  • Additional side entrance with wood walkway

Lower Level Living

  • Big family room
  • Sliding doors to deck and backyard
  • Slate tile gas fireplace
  • Two large bedrooms
  • Full bathroom
  • Half bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Vintage bathroom and lighting fixtures
  • Interior Port Orford Cedar walls
  • Slate tiles in entry, bathrooms, and on fireplaces
  • Gleaming hardwood floors throughout
  • Most window glass replaced
  • New sun shades with remote control installed
  • Attached two-car garage with 220v outlet
  • Washer/dryer in garage with laundry chute
  • Huge separate storage room (bonus 527 +/-sf)
  • Exterior cedar walls, decks and stairways newly stained
  • Interior walls plus kitchen and bathroom cabinets newly painted


  • Large private downhill lot 10,762+/-sf
  • Serene, lovely backyard garden and patio
  • Lush landscaping. Gardens are fully irrigated.


  • Blocks to Claremont Hotel, Berkeley Tennis Club, Domingo Ave retail/dining
  • Convenient to Elmwood, Rockridge, BART, UCB, express bus, freeways

Square Footage

Recent measurement by Circle Vision for ILLUSTRATIVE PURPOSES ONLY shows total finished living space
Neither sellers nor agents can verify square footage.


Garber Park https://www.oaklandparks.org/garber-park/

Claremont Canyon  https://www.ebparks.org/parks/claremont-canyon

Vicente Canyon Hillside Foundation Open Space https://www.berkeleyside.org/2011/01/26/berkeleys-hidden-hillside-park

Wild Life of the North Hills.  http://www.NHWildlife.net


Domingo Ave, including Rick & Ann's Restaurant, Peet’s Coffee, Fournee Bakery

Claremont Hotel https://www.fairmont.com/claremont-berkeley/

Elmwood https://shoptheelmwood.com/


Rockridge https://www.rockridgedistrict.com/food


John Muir Elementary

Emerson Elementary

Willard Jr High Middle School

Berkeley High School


The Academy


College Preparatory

Floor Plan


About The Agent

Julie Nachtwey




Julie Nachtwey has sold more than 300 homes in her 30+year career.

View her interview with KPIX Channel 5 about the real estate market


No stone is left unturned. She has a proven track record in Berkeley, Oakland, and Inner East Bay.

Julie sold the first $1m house in Berkeley in 1987.  Last fall she sold a house for $1.5m over the asking price. This story REALLY made news! It was covered by 50 media outlets across the country and overseas.

Julie takes "Professional" to the next level. Her expertise is built on previous career experience, prior to residential real estate sales. She has developed a skill set including but not limited to a number of related fields that gives her an advantage in real estate.

Advertising – copywriter for two top advertising agencies

Marketing – award-winning campaign for "Harlem Globetrotters" with Young & Rubicam

Public relations – speech writer for chairman of the board, Cunningham & Walsh

News reporting - The associated press in NYC and Memphis and The St Louis Post Dispatch

Julie gets results. With Buyers, she's undaunted by multiple offers and understands that time is of the essence. For Sellers, she showcases their property to achieve the highest price the market will bear. Julie knows the neighborhoods and local markets. She lavishes her clients with attention and radiates enthusiasm. You can’t go wrong working with Julie.