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Berkeley Real Estate

Incorporated in 1878, Berkeley continues to welcome newcomers from all backgrounds, foster close community ties, and live up to its reputation as an innovative, exciting, and fun place to live. Over 83% of its residents rate Berkeley an “excellent” or “good” place to live. Restaurants in Berkeley include; Chez Paniesse, Chez Paniesse Cafe, Downtown, Rivoli, Cesar, Bette’s Oceanview Diner, Cheeseboard, Rick and Ann’s, La Lime, O’Chame, Zachary’s, Fonda, La Note, Zax, Gregoire, Bistro Liaison, Cafe Rouge, Kirala,Tacubaya, Khana Peena, Barney’s, Picante, Sea Salt, Le Theatre, Eccolo, Spenger, other points or interest, or, items of interest in Berkeley include; Cody Books, Black Oak Books, The Freight and Salvage Coffee House, 924 Gilman, La Pena Cultural Center, Larry Blakes, The Starry Plough, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Live Oaks Theatre, Julia Morgan Theatre, Stage Craft Studios, Greek Theatre, Zellerbach Hall, Habitot, Lawrence Hall of Science, Shorebird National Center, Campanila, Sather Tower, Farmers Market, Adventure Playground, Aquatic Park, Tot Lot, Berkeley Rose Garden, Cedar Rose Garden, Codrnice Park, Contra Costa Rock Park, Cragmont Park, Grizzly Peak Park, Halcyon Park, Horseshoe Park, Indian Rock Park, People’s Park, Bolt School of Law, Strawberry Canyon, Willards, Monterey Foods, Berkeley Bowl, Peets, Lake Anza, Tilden Park, The Carousel, Little Farm, Tilden Steam Train, Berkeley Parent Network.

When asked what they like most about living in Berkeley, residents repeatedly cite cultural diversity, art, beautiful parks, innovative businesses, and friendliness amongst neighbors. Other frequently mentioned characteristics include great restaurants and shopping, proximity to the University of California – Berkeley, geographic location, the physical beauty of the environment, easy access to San Francisco, Oakland, and Silicon Valley, the weather, community services, recreational activities – and an abundance of Cool Things To Do!

Berkeley includes the friendly communities of Berkeley Hills, Thousand Oaks, North Berkeley Westbrae, Central Berkeley, Gourmet Ghetto, Downtown, UC/South Campus, Panoramic Hill, Elmwood, Claremont, 4th Street, West Berkeley, Berkeley Marina, Indian Rock and Northbrae. If you are looking to buy or sell a home in any of these fine communities, call Dave and Carla Higgins. Double Your Expectations