The Mcduffie Estate is one of Berkeley's most beautiful treasures. Located on almost an acre and designed by legendary architect Willis Polk, the property is surrounded on all four sides by stunning gardens created by the venerable Olmstead Brothers. The property and gardens were landmarked in 2011, and the property enjoys a Mills Contract. Since 1924, the estate has hosted a stunning array of family, political, and community events. The Spanish Eclectic Architectural style home has been lovingly restored and rejuvenated. The iconic vine-covered pergola, sunny courtyard, water fountains, and graceful pottery urns all add a graceful Mediterranean flair. More...recent upgrades include Solar, Tesla Power Wall Energy storage, radiant heat, custom window replacements throughout, a new tankless water heater, central vacuum, an elevator, heated swimming pool, retrofitting and drainage improvements; the home has also been rewired, and replumbed with copper pipes.
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