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SOLD: 787 Neilson Street, Berkeley, CA (Thousand Oaks neighborhood)
LIST PRICE: $695,000 SOLD PRICE: $825,000 (18.5% over the list price)
Vintage Charmer in Thousand Oaks
First time on the market in 45 years, this 1929 two bedroom, one bath Berkeley bungalow is not too big, not too small, and feels like home. You’ll find the magic of its original construction as you enter the living room with hardwood floors, built-in bookshelves, decorative fireplace and lots of windows that allow the sunshine to radiate throughout the space. Steps up to the master bedroom gives a nice separation of living and private space. The vintage kitchen offers lots of potential, add the cozy dining room off the kitchen with a door to the backyard and let your imagination harken back to a time when separation of space was preferred for privacy. This home has great potential. Anchored in the Thousand Oaks neighborhood and a block and a half from bustling Solano Avenue, it’s absolutely charming.
SOLD: 720 35th Street, Richmond, CA (North & East Neighborhood)
List Price: $575,000 Sold: $725,000 (26% over list price)
Welcome to this charming Cape Cod-style home. It radiates tons of character and is located in the distinctive and popular North & East neighborhood in Richmond. This eye-catching 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1942 bungalow invokes feelings of warmth, coziness and nostalgia - a sense of "home". Step into the living room with gleaming hardwood floors, sparking dual-pane windows, cozy fireplace and built-in blinds. The kitchen has a gas stove, space for a breakfast nook and through an open window over the sink the “bonus” family space is revealed. There’s a great view through the glass sliding doors in the family room of the large, privately fenced back yard. The flow of this home is efficient and easy. Near Clinton Hill, this home is exactly what you have been searching for!
SOLD: 3657 39th Street, Oakland, CA (Laurel)
List Price: $475,000 Sold: $540,000 (14% over the list price)
This adorable 1916 two-bedroom, one bath storybook cottage in the heart of Laurel district has character and charm. This delightful home has wood floors and a fireplace in the living room, an updated kitchen with a built-in wine rack and breakfast bar. The bath features a jetted tub and shower. The master bedroom has sliding doors to your private fenced retreat for indoor/outdoor living. Convenient location in heart of Laurel District, shops, easy access to BART, & quick freeway access, ½ mile from Mills College. In June 2017, the Laurel District was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate.com as one of the "eclectic and vibrant neighborhoods" in Oakland that is "providing building blocks to making the city one of the most sought-after business locations in the Bay Area."
SOLD: 1546 Shafter Ave. Oakland, CA (Temescal)
LIST: $925,000 - SOLD: $1,130,000 (22% over the list price)
A rare opportunity to own a townhome built in 2006 at Temescal Station. This elegant townhome blends upscale living with the vibrant energy of Temescal and offers terrific separation of spaces. Level 1 features the guest bedroom/office space suite and private bath with glass sliding door to private enclosed patio; level 2 features floor to ceiling 10' windows in living room, an open dining area to the kitchen, perfect for entertaining; level 3 is dedicated solely to 2 luxurious bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom. With natural light that floods through the many windows and skylights, this 3-bedroom, 3.5 bath townhome has a great feel with its soaring ceilings. You could be the second owner of this must-see home! Location, location, location! Close to vibrant and boutique places like Homeroom, Oakland Yard Wine shop, Subrosa coffee, Off the Grid Lot, Mama’s Royal. MacArthur BART is less than 5 blocks away. Check out why Temescal is often called Oakland's "Gourmet Ghetto".
SOLD: 1546 138th Ave., San Leandro, CA
LIST: $610,000 - SOLD: $685,000 (12% over list price)
This is a sweet Assumption Parish gem in San Leandro. This 1947 two bedroom, one bath home charms all who enter with its original hardwood flooring and wood burning fireplace inviting you to kick back and relax. The bathroom has original tile and there is fresh linoleum flooring in the kitchen. Include Solar Panels (owned), dual pane windows and attached garage with interior access, you'll see why this home stays in your memory. The private fenced-in backyard is perfect to host summer barbecues or picnics with family and friends. The bonus free standing building in the back yard is great for all your hobbies or storage needs. Situated just mins away from the BART, San Leandro downtown, Marina shopping center and Bayfair Mall with quick access to 580/880 Freeway.
SOLD: 841 San Luis Road, Berkeley, CA (North Berkeley)
LIST: $925,000 - SOLD: $1,437,000 (47% over list price)
"Life is not that complicated. You just have to find the beauty and simplicity in life. And it's not all that hard to find. Look at butterflies, dew, the oaks." - Henry Hill, architect
Designed by renowned Bay Area modernist architect Henry Hill, this rustic 'hidden gem' is a quintessential mid-century Berkeley home. Surrounded by oaks and native California plants, this home is elevated above the street and surrounded by four decks, which allow for both privacy and spectacular bay views. Henry Hill is known for the “Redwood post and beam” style incorporating the rustic, woodsy philosophy and sleek lines aesthetic often associated with European Modernism. First time on market in over 30 years, this home is the inspirational place you’ve been looking for. www.841SanLuisRd.com
5901 Sacramento Ave, Richmond (Richmond Annex)
Listed at $599,000 – sold for $625,000 (4.5% over list price)
This listing went into contract before a sign went up. This seller sold the home to the tenants without having them go through the competitive offer process. A win-win story and no moving truck to hire.
848 33rd St, Richmond, CA 94804
List: $425,000- Sold: $430,000 (2 offers)
This sun-filled two bedroom, one bath home has fresh interior paint and refinished original hardwood floors. The kitchen is often the center of a home where people like to hang out. This kitchen is super-efficient and sweet and includes a view to the back yard from a window over the sink and a bright and sunny breakfast nook with a built-in hutch. The laundry/utility room, also conveniently located off the kitchen, leads to the versatile back yard. One of the signature elements of this 1929 home is the classic wood burning fireplace that offers a warm glow on a winter night to the living and dining rooms. The windowed bathroom includes a shower over tub and pedestal sink.
424 Avon, Unit 3, Oakland, Ca (Rockridge)
List Price: $400,000- Sold: $500,000 (11 offers, 24% over list price)
This 1-bedroom, 1-bath condo is located on a tree-lined street in lower Rockridge and sits side-by-side with the other units in a four-unit complex. Kitchen includes butcher-block counters, glass tile backsplash and stainless-steel appliances. Recessed lighting in the kitchen and living areas gives this home a finished look. The bathroom has stone tile flooring and a tile-surround shower over the bathtub. There is also a partially finished attic space that is great for storage. Common areas include a laundry room, landscaped walkway, garden with 8 fruit trees and sitting area, plus a shared shed for storage. This unit has a Walk Score® ranking of 92! Near great restaurants, BART and many Rockridge and Temescal neighborhood amenities, this condo is one to call home!
424 Avon Street, Unit 4, Oakland, CA (Rockridge)
Listed: $385,000- Sold: $470,000(7 offers, 22% over list price)
This charming 1-bedroom, 1-bath end-unit condo shares only one wall with another unit in this well-maintained fourplex. The kitchen features a fresh look with cabinets, stainless-steel appliances and quartz countertops that were recently replaced in 2017. This freshly painted condo comes with hardwood floors, dual-pane windows, attic insulation and a newer furnace. Sitting at the back of the property adjacent to the shared garden with 8 fruit trees and raised vegetable beds, this home feels like your own private getaway yet it’s so close to the great amenities that Rockridge and Temescal neighborhoods have to offer. Nearby parks include Emerson Elementary School field, Frog Park and Temescal Pool.
3226 Star Ave. Oakland (Allendale neighborhood)
LIst: $435,000 - SOLD: $585,000 (Received 15 offers, Sold 34.5% over the list price)
In 2009, Jess, co-founder of Two Mammas’ Vegan Kitchen, fell in love with this Allendale cottage as her home of inspiration and retreat from her busy life. It was also the love of baking apple pies right here in this kitchen that brought the Two Mammas' together. Their story as personal chefs and as a Cottage Foods bakery began here in this cottage. The sunny kitchen has been the source of many dessert experiments.
Now, this lovely 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1908 craftsman cottage can be your “cottage of dreams”. This is a home with many energy efficient upgrades including central heating, new dual pane windows, and new insulated fiberglass doors. The remodeled kitchen comes complete with Energy star appliances. Enjoy the tranquility of relaxing under the stars in an outdoor hot tub or entertain friends on the large patio.
SOLD: 585 Wesley Ave., Oakland, CA (Haddon Hill neighborhood)
List price: $837,500 - Sold price: $877,000 (Received 3 offers & went into contract even before a sign went up!)
True harmony with the landscape brings privacy to this Haddon Hill Bungalow. This charming 3 bedroom/1 bath home makes the most of the Bungalow style. True to form, this home shines with original charm showcasing hardwood floors and the charming built-ins. Mix it up with a gas converted fireplace, newer roof, dual pane windows, an electric car charger, an updated bathroom & kitchen and you have a house to come home to. This 1925 Bungalow sits in a coveted, sweet, quiet neighborhood just steps from the action of Grand Lake and the beauty of Lake Merritt.
"Honest evaluation along with thoughtful suggestions to increase value. Their knowledge of local crafts people to complete the work, on time and under budget was immeasurable." ~ testimonial from seller
3143 Monticello Avenue, Oakland (Maxwell Park)
List Price: $588,000- Sold Price: $700,000 (Sold 19% over the list price in 9 days!)
A Spanish Revival Charmer with graceful curves and arches, white stucco exterior and iron work railings, this home offers southern exposure with sweeping views. Located on a sweet street in the heart of Maxwell Park neighborhood in Oakland, 3143 Monticello is perfectly situated for those who want serenity in the city.
Built in 1925, this 3 bedroom 1 bath home has a great layout that takes full advantage of the hills, neighborhood and bay views. A home designed to savor a sunset with a large picture window that floods the room with light and landscapes. Hardwood floors continue into the formal dining room with built-ins and custom wood walls.
The kitchen is amenable to contemporary life styles and comes complete with gas range, dishwasher and refrigerator for your enjoyment. Home includes a 1 car garage, off street parking and plenty of storage space. In a desirable neighborhood and easy freeway access to Highway 13 and I 580.
3153 Eastman Avenue, Oakland, CA (Allendale District)
List Price: $410,000 - Sold Price $625,000 (sold 52% over the list price in 13 days)
First time on market in 24 years, this lovingly maintained 2+ bedroom, 1 + bath split level home features original details that add to its unique and wonderful charm. Just steps up to the master and second bedroom and full bath. The gracious living room opens to the dining room making entertaining a pleasure. There is a plus room just steps down off the kitchen which could be the perfect place to use as an office or workshop. Another plus to this great home is the extra storage just off the attached garage. The kitchen windows face the back yard offering views of the garden. French Doors from the breakfast nook lead out to a peaceful backyard paradise with 3 decks to kick back and relax plus 4 raised garden beds for your urban garden.
1255 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA
List Price: $499,000 - Sold Price: $665,000 (sold 33% over the list price in 13 days)
This Ashby Avenue home welcomes you with eco-friendly bamboo floors in the entry and open living room. With over 1100 square feet, it has a dining room, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a large eat-in kitchen with laundry area and a bonus artist/office space. Step out to your own private back yard/patio. Front yard is dry garden landscaped. Home has rain barrels and has a grey water system option. The long driveway leads to a spacious, sunny, flat backyard for entertaining, gardening and play. Dual pane windows and central heating add to the comforts of home.
321 Perkins, Avenue, Oakland, CA (Adams Point)
LIST: $839,000 - SOLD : $950.000 in 14 days!
This 3 bedroom/2 bath Craftsman home in the heart of Adams Point is a timeless beauty offering the charm of the Arts and Crafts era with the durability, energy-efficiency and comfort of a modern home.
The best of both worlds….the old world charm of a craftsman with the uber cool remodels of kitchen and baths make this home the prize of Adams Point. Kitchen designed by Oakland based Paragon Studios and highlighted in Oakland Magazine.
Thanks to the grey water system and solar panels, one can live smart with a high standard of quality and sustainability. Close to Lake Merritt, Farmers Market, restaurants and transportation…living is easy at 321 Perkins.