Welcome to 635 59th Street!

Located in Bushrod, one of the most popular neighborhoods in Oakland, this sweet bungalow is delightful! Built in 1923 this one level home with two bedrooms and one bathroom measures 1,097 sq. ft. (per public records) and is sited on a 4,422 square foot lot (per public records). As you walk up to the home the mature lemon tree perfumes the air and welcomes you in.

Upon entering the home, you are greeted by the open living room. Perfectly placed the fireplace is the heart of the living area. A large picture window frames the verdant front yard. The living room flows directly into the adjacent dining room. Beautiful hardwood floors and original built-ins grace both the living and dining room, adding to the warmth of the rooms. From there the dining room flows directly in to the spacious kitchen.

This large light filled kitchen with its Shaker-style cabinets and vintage stove keep with the period arts and crafts details. Direct access to the deck and large yard creates a wonderful extension of the home! Tucked away in a closet in the kitchen you will also find laundry hook-ups, making laundry day a breeze!

Down the hallway find two spacious bedrooms. Both bedrooms have lovely hardwood floors, large closets, and original light fixtures adding to the charm of the home. Large windows in both bedrooms allow for plenty of light. Conveniently placed between the two bedrooms is the bathroom. Lovingly updated, the bathroom has a new light fixture, sweet blue tile in the shower over tub, and a newer vanity.

Step out to the spacious fenced-in backyard, the ideal place for the urban gardener! Enjoy the tasty figs from the large fig tree! Imagine planting fabulous vegetables beds! The deck off the kitchen will make BBQs a breeze. With it’s stone patio and newly laid grass, both the young and young at heart will enjoy the outdoor space. Do not miss the detached garage.

Beyond the home, the neighborhood is amazing! Named as the nation’s hottest real estate market, (East Bay Times February 2017), Bushrod will not disappoint! Bushrod and Dover parks are just blocks away! For the day-to-day conveniences, close-by Temescal, Rockridge and South Berkeley are home to a number of wonderful restaurants, grocery stores, and shops. Sankofa Academy a kindergarten through eighth grade school is two blocks down the road. All this and easy access to AC Transit lines, BART and highways 13, 24,and 580. Welcome home!



The Bushrod neighborhood of Oakland is extremely popular due to it's central, convenient location and its active and vibrant community.

Named to be the nation's hottest real estate market, (East Bay Times, February 2017) the Bushrod neighborhood will not disappoint.

Comprised of mostly single family homes and tree-lined streets, the homes of this area are predominently late Victorian to early Craftsman bungalows lending the area a sense of history and charm. Ashby BART and major thoroughfares are close at hand as well as a award-winning schools. A burgeoning cafe and restaurant scene has developed along the main corredors of Shattuck and Telegraph and Bushrod is just adjacent to more the established urban centers of Temescal and Rockridge.


Open Houses:
Sunday, October 22nd from 2:00-4:30pm

Sunday, October 29th from 2:00-4:30pm

Brokers Tour:
Monday, October 23rd & Thursday, October 26th from 10:00am-1:00pm

Additional Showings by Appointment:
Contact Carla Buffington & Maria Cavallo-Merrion
510.735.6605 & 510.919.8841


Maria Cavallo-Merrion

Realtor® AssociateCompasscalDRE# 01493849510.919.8841 mobile510.845.2402