Located on one of Lincoln Heights most coveted streets. 2420 Carmel Street is an inviting 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom 1,436 sq. ft. (public records) split-level bungalow sited on a 4,264 sq. ft. lot, (public records).

Past a sweet front yard accented by succulents and up a few stairs you are immediately enchanted by this home. 

Upon entering, the warm and inviting living room featuring handsome hardwood floors, fireplace and a large picture window draws you in. Imagine curling up around the fireplace with a favorite book or your morning coffee.

Wander into the open dining area which adjoins the beautifully remodeled kitchen complete with Caeserstone countertops, stainless steel Maytag refrigerator, Whirlpool stove, microwave and dishwasher, providing all the function and style any cook would need. Friends and family can gather at the island while keeping the chef company. What a perfect place to entertain - guests will roam between the kitchen, dining, living and outdoor areas effortlessly.

Up a few steps to two spacious bedrooms both with updated light fixtures, dual paned windows and hardwood floors. The back bedroom looks out onto the verdant backyard and also features wonderful storage and closet space.

Conveniently located between the two bedrooms is a full bathroom with a shower over bathtub combination and tile surround. A freestanding double vanity sink completes the bathroom. The generously sized hallway closet should not be missed.

From the living area and down a few steps find another bedroom and full bathroom. With direct access to the yard via sliding glass doors and an abundance of natural light, this bedroom could also function as a home office or guest space.

The second bathroom has been gorgeously updated with granite countertops and a lovely shower with tile surround and fun marble shower floors.

The laundry area - with stackable LG washer/dryer - off of the third bedroom will certainly come in handy!

 Do not miss interior access to the garage with automatic door.

What about the outdoor space? From the kitchen or via the third bedroom find a lush backyard with a variety of trees and plantings – lemon and fig trees as well as jasmine, bouganvilla, azalea, snapdragons and trumpet vine, just to name a few. The synthetic grass is a fabulous eco-friendly feature.

Under the wisteria twined trellis, imagine dining al fresco – another place to relax with loved ones.

Need additional space for the hobby enthusiast? The detached structure will be ideal for an art/work studio or will fulfill your storage needs.

This home also features a newly installed roof, (October 2016) compliant sewer line, (per EBMUD) newer furnace, (2014) many dual paned windows, recessed lighting and stylish light fixtures, freshly painted interior, and some updated electrical and plumbing.

Beyond the home, the neighborhood is amazing! Looking for a break from the hustle and bustle? Wonderful hiking trails can be found at Dimond, Joaquin Miller and Redwood Regional Parks. The annual Greek Festival and Oktoberfest are neighborhood favorites. 

For the day-to-day conveniences, close-by Dimond District is home to a number of restaurants, grocery stores, shops, and a library. The Dimond features local favorite Farmer Joe's where you can get organic veggies and grab your daily coffee and pastries at Pete's and La Farine. Have you tried Sequoia Diner or Hive, the Place to Bee Café?

 Nearby Bret Harte Middle School hosts a weekly fresh produce market every Thursday. How great to support local education while doing your weekly produce shopping! Head Royce and Sequoia Elementary schools are also minutes away. All this and easy access to AC Transit lines and highways 13, 24, and 580.

 What a perfect place to call home!


Lincoln Heights

Nestled in between the Oakmore and Redwood Heights neighborhoods, Lincoln Heights is a primarily residential neighborhood situated just up the hill from Oakland’s up-and-coming, walkable Dimond. 

Lincoln Heights sits between state Route 13 to the east and Interstate 580, convenient for those who commute via car. Just down the hill in the Dimond neighborhood, residents can access AC Transit’s NL bus line, which offers transbay service to San Francisco. The Dimond is also home to a number of restaurants, grocery stores, shops, and a library.

Homes in the neighborhood span a variety of architectural styles, and many at higher elevations can offer impressive views.


Open Houses:

Sunday, November 6th from 2:00-4:30pm

Sunday, November 13th from 2:00-4:30pm

Brokers Tour:

Monday, November 7th from 10:00am-1:00pm

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