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Features

Welcome to this charming Spanish style home located in heart of Maxwell Park with original architectural detail and modern upgrades. Come home to a beautifully landscaped front garden with succulents, drought resistant, eco-friendly plants. The light-filled spacious living room has beautiful multi-pane windows, a handsome slate fireplace and lovely arch leading to the formal dining room with an elegant fun light fixture. Enjoy the updated eat-in kitchen with a butcher block countertop, convenient breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and a farmhouse sink - with sliding glass doors leading to a deck. Two bedrooms with verdant views of the backyard and trees, stylishly remodeled bath with travertine tile flooring and subway tile. Lower level with separate entrance has a bonus room and half bath (permit unknown) with potential for home office, music/art studio or yoga/meditation room. The extra-large lush backyard is a peaceful retreat to come home to - offering a flagstone patio, lemon and avocado trees and a majestic Redwood tree- great for outdoor entertaining, relaxation and a gardener’s paradise. Other features include gorgeous hardwood floors, on-demand tankless water heater, dual pane windows, laundry area, basement for storage and detached garage.

Enjoy Mills College’s beautiful grounds close by for walking, tennis, swimming, dance and music concerts, lectures and art exhibits. Conveniently located close to AC and BART, easy access to 580 and 13 freeways. Just minutes away from great shopping and restaurants – Farmer Joe’s Marketplace, Peet’s Coffee, World Ground Café, The Food Mill, Sequoia Diner, Communite Table, La Farine Bakery, Degrees Plato Taproom, Homestead Apothecary and Planet Fitness.

Neighborhood


Perhaps no other Oakland neighborhood exemplifies the city's changing face like Maxwell Park, a working-class enclave that has become increasingly popular with East Bay homebuyers thanks to its charming homes, relative affordability, and convenience to public transportation and jobs. The Maxwell Park area is an established neighborhood. It’s home to first-time homebuyers, long-time residents, and multi-generational families, as well as students, faculty, and staff from Mills College.

MacArthur Boulevard, the main artery into the Laurel, serves as its business district, with mom-and-pop businesses and eateries. Gerardo’s Restaurant serves up authentic Mexican dishes, Phnom Penh House provides Cambodian and Asian fusion entrees, and Everett & Jones BBQ for some comfort food. Sequoia diner is always a popular location for locals and visitors to the neighborhood. Residents demonstrate neighborhood pride at the annual Laurel Street Fair, which celebrates local food and music.

Laurel is a diverse neighborhood in Oakland, with houses ranging from 1920s-era bungalows to newer contemporary and traditional dwellings. 
MacArthur Boulevard, the main artery in Laurel, serves as its business district, with mom-and-pop businesses and eateries. Residents demonstrate neighborhood pride at the annual Laurel Street Fair, which celebrates local food and music.



Schedule

Open Houses:

September 7th, 2-4:30 pm

September 8th, 2-4:30 pm

September 15th, 2-4:30 pm

Brokers Tour:

September 9th, 10:30-1 pm

Additional Showings by Appointment:
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Contact


Kate Phillips

REALTOR®Enthusiastic Realtor Since 1990Coldwell BankerDRE# 01064343www.KatePhillipsHomes.com