Main House: 3 Bed • 1.5 Bath • 1,711 SF • 4,250 SF Lot • Peralta Elementary
Detached Cottage with 1/2 Bath • 216 SF
Outstanding craftsman located on a tree-lined street in the heart of Rockridge. Original hardwood floors and vintage details compliment modern updates throughout. The main level features a spacious family room and fireplace, a formal dining room with original box-beam ceiling and built in cabinets, and an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Three spacious and quiet bedrooms are located upstairs, along with a second bathroom complete with a period clawfoot bathtub.
French doors off the kitchen and dining rooms lead to an expansive rear deck featuring a natural gas grill perfect for dining and entertaining. Beyond the deck is a lushly landscaped backyard which is fully fenced and kid and pet friendly. A detached cottage/studio at the rear of the property adds an additional 216 SF not included in the 1,711 square feet of the main house. Leading from the backyard to the front of the house is an oversized driveway for convenient off street parking.
Feeds to the pioneering Peralta elementary school known for its academic excellence just a couple blocks away. Close to everywhere you want to be, including Rockridge BART, AC Transit, Hwys 13 and 24 and the numerous shops and restaurants on College avenue. A walk score of 91 and bike score of 96 means many errands can be accomplished sans auto. A truly rare opportunity not to be missed!
Cross Alcatraz Avenue, which divides Oakland and Berkeley, and you’ll find yourself in Rockridge, one of Oakland's most desirable, charming, and convenient neighborhoods. Housing in Rockridge is a combination of charming bungalows, cottages, classic Arts and Crafts dwellings, and large brown-shingle houses. Its leafy streets are mainly residential. Rockridge offers an easy commute into San Francisco via the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station, as well as access to the University of California, Berkeley Campus. The 100-year-old, four-acre campus of the California College of Art and Crafts is nearby. Food-and-drink purveyors in Rockridge provide the best from around the world and local farms. Rockridge Market Hall, which takes its cue from the French Marché, offers numerous individual food and flower shops open to the sidewalk. Dozens of restaurants, cafes, and boutiques line bustling College Avenue, Rockridge's main drag.