3137 Monterey Boulevard is a sweet 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath craftsman home with loads of charm and character that has been in the same family for almost 40 years! Measuring 1410 square feet (public records) and featuring a formal dining room, period details, refinished hardwood floors and fresh paint this is one home you will not want to miss.

Well sited and set back from the street on a 15,717 square foot lot (public records) this home is just as wonderful outside as it is in! A terrific covered front porch greets you as you approach the front door. This is a great place to hang out on a warm summer day. Step inside the living room and notice the well maintained wood trim including a picture railing for hanging your favorite art pieces. A sliding glass door opens from the living room out to the front deck. Wonderful for morning coffee and the paper!

The formal dining room could not be more charming. A corner built in provides a great place for your favorite entertaining pieces and mementos. The fireplace with it cobblestone hearth and fun craftsman tiles looks great with candles or could be converted to a functioning fireplace with a gas insert. Windows on two walls allow plenty of light.

The kitchen is adjacent to the dining room making it perfect for entertaining. The unique corner sink looks out to the expansive yard. The 5 burner Kenmore Elite gas stove will thrill the cook in the family and the vintage built-in cabinets have plenty of storage. The kitchen door opens to the back yard which is great for summer BBQs.

The main floor of the home is rounded out by the laundry room and a full bathroom that has been beautifully remodeled with lovely glass tile, an oversized shower head and a large pedestal sink. Do not miss the basement which has room for tools and storage.

Upstairs find the two bedrooms with filtered bay views and one and a half baths. In the hallway at the top of the stairs find vintage built-in cabinets and drawers which make a great place for towels and linens. The master bedroom has a sizable closet and a tiled bathroom with a stall shower and additional storage. The second bedroom also has good closet space and is adjacent to the half bath at the end of the hall.

This is a convenient location as well. Just minutes to Woodminster Lane with local favorites such as Woodminster Market, Village Hardware, Round Table Pizza and Monaghans on the Hill where you can watch the game, listen to music and grab dinner. Just a mile away is local grocery Farmer Joe's where you can get your fill of organic produce. Nearby Redwood Recreation Center and Joaquin Miller Park provide activities and entertainment for the entire family. Take in a musical at Woodminster Amphitheater where they have three summer musicals a year.

The sizable back yard has a creek that runs in the back and is an urban farmer's dream! Get ready to spend your days making pies and handing out fruit. Currently a blank slate this yard could be simply amazing and features peach, pear, loquat, Meyer and Ponderosa lemon, fig, olive and Japanese plum trees. A prolific grape vine also grows in the yard and a laurel tree provides savory seasoning. Oak and acacia trees dot the landscape and there is plenty of room for raised beds, grass, patios, sports court…you are limited by only your imagination!


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, July 23rd from 2:00pm-4:30pm

Sunday, July 30th from 2:00pm-4:30pm

Brokers Tour:
Monday, July 17th from 10:00am-1:00pm

Monday, July 24th from 10:00am-1:00pm

Additional Showings by Appointment:
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