1638 Berkshire Road Gates Mills, OH
$ 589,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#4133122
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyCUYAHOGA
  • CityGates Mills
  • AreaGates Mills
  • NeighborhoodMayfield 03
  • Zip44040
  • StyleColonial
  • Year Built1900
  • Taxes8738
  • Price$ 589,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage6978
  • Lot Size2.7 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Joan W Slater with RE/MAX Traditions
Property Description

Buying a lifestyle. In 1906 on a warm summer day a prominent Cleveland family was boarding the Eastern Ohio Traction interurban to spend for a few days in their newly built Greek revival retreat in a New England style countryside recently developed by the Maple Leaf Land Company. That lifestyle exists today in the unique location of this house whose owners have maintained and adapted it to the present in a manner that retains the true character and respect of its historical past. The house is insulated from a quiet road, frequented more by people walking and bicycles than automobiles, by a small swath of woods. The woods directly across the road from the house still contains the road bed of the interurban. The most noticeable characteristic of this location is the silence, accentuated by the wind in the leaves. Notwithstanding, the remote character of its location, it is minutes from major grocery stores, a hospital and other services. Similarly, quick access to the 271 expressway makes trips to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, downtown Cleveland, Hopkins Airport, the West Side of Cleveland and Eastern counties easy and quick. Yet, ease of access to all these modern conveniences does not detract from the fact that returning home is returning to the best elements of a historical past. The slower pace of life, the proximity to nature and the distinguishing features of this house that make it inherently unique, not superficially different.

Price History
9/23/2019 Listed $589,000

General Features

Appliances Dishwasher, Microwave, Oven, Range, Refrigerator
Architectural Style Colonial
Community Features Public Transportation
Construction Materials Wood Siding
Cooling Central Air
Elementary School District Mayfield CSD
Exterior Features Out Building(s), Paved Driveway, Patio, Storage
Facing Direction North
Garage Spaces 3
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air, Gas
High School District Mayfield CSD
MLS Area Gates Mills
Middle/Junior School District Mayfield CSD
Other Structures Barn(s), Stable(s), Storage
Parking Features Detached, Garage, Garage Door Opener
Patio/Porch Features Patio
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Unknown
Roof Asphalt, Fiberglass
Security Features Security System, Smoke Detector(s)
Sewer Septic Tank
Stories 2
Subdivision Name Mayfield 03
Terms Cash, Conventional
Township Gates Mills
View Trees/Woods

Interior Features

Above Grade Finished Area 4754
Above Grade Finished Area Source Realist
Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Basement Full, Finished
Below Grade Finished Area 2224
Below Grade Finished Area Source Realist
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 3
Heating Y/N Yes
Living Area 6978
Main Level Bathrooms 1
Total Baths 4
Total Bedrooms 5
Total Fireplaces 4
Total Rooms 13

Exterior Features

Half Baths 1
Lot Features Wooded
Lot Size Acres 2.7
Lot Size Area 2.7
Lot Size Source Public Records
Lot Size Units Acres
View Y/N Yes
Water Source Private


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 44040

AVG $990K
AVG $23,886
AVG 84
Year Built
AVG 1970

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