Sq Ft: 1,426 (main house) + 132 (detached artist' studio)
Lot SF: 3,125
Elementary: Peralta Elementary
This charismatic craftsman has been meticulously renovated and expanded by its conscientious owners. It features a modern, open living space with hardwood floors throughout. The cozy family room includes a gas log fireplace. The new kitchen with stainless steal appliances is convenient for serving quick and easy meals on the go. The formal dining room is perfect for entertaining family and friends. The laundry is conveniently adjacent to the kitchen. The Carrara marble master bath is mesmerizing. The master bedroom features french doors opening to the rear deck from which to enjoy your morning coffee from Philz and pastries from La Farine just around the corner.
The enchanting backyard includes plenty of room for gardening, dining and entertaining and is fully fenced and kid and pet friendly. A detached artist's studio aka "la casita" offers an additional 131 SF. Feeds to the pioneering Peralta elementary school known for its academic excellence just a few blocks away. All of this in the heart of Rockridge. 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 in addition to the new Safeway. A walk score of 89 and a bike score of 96 means most errands can be accomplished sans auto.
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. Browse our selection of Rockridge homes for sale.
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.