If you've only got time for one open house this weekend, this almost-untouched little redwood cottage on Ashby Avenue in the Elmwood neighborhood gets our vote.
2821 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, $729K
Built in 1907 and almost untouched since, this Craftsman Style cottage hasn't been on the market in five decades, and yes, it needs some serious updating, but at least you won't have to rip our someone else's misguided attempts. While there's no indication from the realtor who the architect might have been, the carpenters of this 4-bed, 1.5-bath house deserve some credit as well.
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