Landmark craftsman in A+ Rockridge location - the home which so many have admired for years is finally for sale. Originally used as a single family residence and more recently as a legal duplex, this versatile property has something for everybody to love: spacious living room with original gum wood molding and wood burning fireplace, formal dining room with vintage cabinetry and lead glass built-ins, an updated kitchen perfect for both casual entertaining and quick meals on the go, and quiet bedrooms above for slumbering through the night. Enjoy the versatility of this 4 bedroom / 2 bath compound of nearly 1,700 SF on a 3,888 SF lot. Hardwood floors throughout. Home office conveniently located off the kitchen. Large basement with laundry room, work shop and lots of storage. Includes a rare, two car detached garage and driveway with plenty of off-street parking. Vintage yet contemporary. Compact yet spacious. Practical yet magical. All of this in the heart of Rockridge.
The private yard is ideal for enjoying your morning coffee from nearby Market Hall as well as evening wine with family and friends underneath the stars. It is fully fenced and kid and pet friendly and includes plenty of room for gardening, dining and entertaining.
Located in the pioneering Emerson Elementary School District known for its excellent academics, music, art, poetry and gardening as well as to Oakland Technical High School. A truly amazing location sandwiched between the numerous shops and restaurants on College Avenue, the newly renovated Rockridge Shopping Center (aka "The Ridge") on Broadway, and one of the most vibrant food scenes in Oakland along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
Close to Rockridge BART, AC Transit and Hwy 24 for direct access to downtown SF. A walk score of 90 and a bike score of 87 means many errands can be accomplished sans auto.