Conscientiously maintained by its loving owner of fifty years, this well-preserved classic bungalow has something for every-body to love: spacious living room with handcrafted bookshelves, tray ceilings and textured walls, formal dining room with original period built-ins, a convenient kitchen which is usable “as is” or easily upgradable to fit the buyer’s custom tastes, and quiet bedrooms for slumbering through the night. This 3 bedroom / 1 bath home of 1,421 SF features the best of yesterday and today with modern conveniences (tankless hot water heater, contemporary appliances) combined with vintage touches (1920’s Wedgewood stove w/ kindler, picture railings and original oak hardwood floors).
The 3,870 SF lot features a private yard ideal for enjoying your morning coffee as well as evening wine with family and friends beneath the stars. It is fully fenced and kid and pet friendly and includes plenty of room for gardening, dining and enter taining. A detached workshop is ideal for woodworking, artistic endeavours, or for use as a home office.
Feeds to the pioneering Emerson elementary school known for its quality academic and extracurricular programs. Park Day School is also a stone’s throw away, as is top-rated Oakland Tech (to which it feeds).
Located in an A+ location adjacent to Temescal Pool / Studio One Arts Center / North Oakland Recreational Center and walkable to both Rockridge and MacArthur BART stations. Close to everywhere you want to be on College, Piedmont. and Telegraph Avenues, including Blue Bottle Coffee, Temescal Brewing, Homeroom, Bierhaus, Clove and Hoof, Bowl'd BBQ, Mama's Royal Cafe, Subrosa coffee, The Hog's Apothecary, Berma Superstar, Bakesale Betty, Piizzaiolo, Temescal Alley and the newly developed “Ridge” shopping Center on Broadway / 51st -- to name just a few. A bike score of 84 and a walk score of 95 means many errands can be accomplished sans auto.