This appealing home is ideally located in the Leona Heights neighborhood of Oakland, and, as such, offers an ideal base for so many opportunities. Situated in the hills above the Warren Freeway, at 4610 Stauffer Place, it is close to the many shops and restaurants of  Montclair Village and Lincoln Square.  Other nearby attractions include the Leona Park Trail, The Chabot Space and Science Center, Chabot College, and the Oakland Zoo.   

The attractive front door opens to reveal a home with a  welcoming ambiance that features an open and level floor plan leading directly to the living room .  Be sure to note the gleaming hardwood floors, the French door off to the right, and the gently arched entryway into the living room.  

One of the consistent themes of this home is to integrate its very pleasing outdoor ambiance with the warmth of inside living.  Whether you include the living room or the dining room, it becomes obvious that the light from the outside is welcomed into the living spaces-whether day or night.  A very spacious living room window, and sliding glass doors to the backyard, encourage movement from one area to another.  

The engaging brick fireplace with its display mantle adds one more bit of interest to the room's pleasing atmosphere.  

The cozy formal dining room is well designed to be extremely flexible.  Whether you want to entertain formally, or incorporate the area into a casual buffet atmosphere, it can comfortably serve either purpose.

The dining room is just steps from this handsomely upgraded kitchen with its eat in kitchen space, that is enhanced with a cheerful bay window.   Notice the the gleaming appliances, the beautiful wood trim around windows and cabinets, the comfortable storage space, and the stone counter.

There are 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.  Two of each are being shown below for your consideration.  The warm hardwood floors, and pleasing window space, make both the bedrooms particularly attractive.  The second bedroom has the extra added attraction of a mirrored sliding glass door closet.  


Both bathrooms below reflect the dramatic updating that has been applied to each.  The well designed tile patterns are very well thought out, and both have stylish wash basins and hardware.  One has a shower over a tub, and the other is a bright stall shower.   

The home's lower level has a half bath, and a very appealing bonus room, that can serve as a recreation or rumpus room, office, or media room.  The options are very flexible with amount of space offered.  

And finally, the backyard and its size, is shown here.  There is a roomy yard that has well established trees and greenery that provides privacy, and a gentle relaxation filled atmosphere 

Note the creative patio area that makes entertaining so simple.  A delightful white picket fence adds extra charm, and provides a picturesque view from the living and dining room.  

The nighttime views are just an added attraction to an already winning format.  Whether you are inside looking out, or outside looking in, the appeal is there.  

This home has 1665sf +/- of living space, and is being offered for sale for $739,000.  I would encourage you to call me promptly if you have an interest at in this well placed home at  (510) 517-6280.  

(Listing Courtesy of Deidre Joyner, Red Oak Realty)

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