Welcome to this inviting 1938-built home nestled in the desirable El Cerrito, CA neighborhood. Boasting 1,594 square feet, this residence offers a seamless blend of classic character and modern updates. Step inside to discover newly refinished oak hardwood floors that grace the split-level design. The interior has been freshly painted, creating a bright and welcoming atmosphere. A private family room on a separate wing provides a perfect retreat, while a formal dining room adjacent to the living room adds a touch of elegance. With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this home offers comfort and convenience. The one-car attached garage adds practicality to your daily routine. Situated near the renowned Fat Apple's Restaurant, Harding Elementary, El Cerrito High, and El Cerrito BART, you'll enjoy easy access to a range of amenities. Plus, the property's prime location on the Albany, Berkeley, and Kensington borders enhances its appeal. The backyard is graced by Japanese Persimmon fruit-bearing trees and a delightful small apple tree, providing a touch of nature's bounty right at home. This property has been lovingly owned by the same family for over 50 years, adding a sense of history and care.