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In the heart of Rockridge, this handsome and stylishly-updated Craftsman was fully renovated and thoughtfully expanded by the Sellers to include an eat-in kitchen, study room, home office, primary ensuite, family room, home theater, viewing deck, steam shower, and temperature-controlled wine cellar, while still retaining much of its period charm. Add dual-pane windows, smart tech features, solar panels, tons of storage, laundry facilities both upstairs and down, a detached 1-car garage, play shed out back, easy access to HWYS 13 & 580, and a coveted location close to Rockridge shops, restaurants, and BART, and you have the whole package! Walkscore: 85.
- Music system integrated throughout the home on all floors
- Detached 1-car garage
- Outdoor separate office/playroom
- Viewing deck offers sherbet-colored sunsets and East Bay vistas
- Custom-built theatre room with a stage for children to play and perform
- Chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances and large island
- Steam shower
- Renovated in 2007/2008 from the ground floor up; project was permitted and finaled
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.