Timeless garden cottage situated on a quiet drive, set back from the street. This hidden gem boasts matchstick hardwood floors, double-pane windows, and a stacked washer/dryer. The detached garage offers ample storage, while the adjacent raised bed is ideal for growing fresh herbs and veggies. Enjoy cooking in the chic open kitchen, with its quartz counters, penny-tile backsplash, and upgraded stainless steel appliances. The primary bedroom opens out onto a newly renovated redwood deck, while the sunny backyard feels like a private sanctuary. Use the bonus room as a second bedroom or the perfect home office. This little house packs a lot of punch into its trim and efficient floor plan. Ideal location close to 4th Street shops, Gourmet Ghetto, and UC Berkeley. Only 3 blocks to North Berkeley BART - a great alternative to a condo and a commuter's dream!