Oakland Neighborhoods

The varied and wonderful Oakland Neighborhoods.

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The Oakland Athletics announced today that they have chosen a site on the Oakland waterfront as the site for their new proposed stadium.  Located just west of Jack London Square area with its multiple lofts and condos for sale, near the Howard Terminal area, and not far from the newly developing Brooklyn Basin home and condominium project seen below, this stadium promises to be in the center of a great deal of future fan activity, but most importantly, a site close to the many sources of newly developing housing for new residents.

 This proposed 34,000 seat complex is well thought out in terms of its location.  The stadium picture above illustrates some of the pluses. Whether coming from San

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This very handsome traditionally styled home is located at 842 Grosvenor Place in Oakland's popular Crocker Highlands neighborhood.  While it retains its architectural heritage, its interior has been completely renovated to create an even more appealing place to live.  It offers 4 bedrooms, and 3 full baths in approximately 2,256 sf of living space.  

As with homes in this location, established trees, gardens and lawns create an instant curb appeal.  The welcoming brick steps lead to a very impressive archway over the front door, with its matching glass framed windows.  Be sure to note the charming upstairs balcony with its decorative iron railing.  

  

As you enter, you are immediately impressed with the appealing, and beautifully lit

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This architectural Art Deco jewel at 1831 Drake Drive in Montclair was built in 1937-- right in the heart of that truly stylish era.  It is a vibrant home with many updated features throughout.  The curving wall of block-shaped glass windows, the streamlined flow of lines, and the huge wall of glass looking out onto the yard and view make this a home an excellent choice.  

Be sure to note the sleek exterior lines of the home, with the walls of spacious glass that look out on the very generous view patio.  

 

In addition to the rear of the home, the front of the home has additional curb appeal with its sturdy tree and luscious green grass.  

 

Upon stepping into this desirable home, you are immediately impressed with the expansive living

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This dramatic contemporary home is stunning in design and imagination.  Located in the hills above Oakland at 4200 Bemis Street, it is a quiet retreat, yet close to everything in the area.  It offers a spacious 4360 sf +/- of space and 4 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms to add to the appeal.  Its dual levels offer panoramic views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, the East Bay, and warm hillside sites. Both levels allow multiple opportunities to relax and enjoy these amenities.  Be sure to note the in-ground swimming pool and cabana just below the main house.

The view of the charming entryway, with its unique peaked roof, highlights the stunning Bay area spread out below you that is visible from a majority of the rooms in the home.  Three garages

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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

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This bright and cheerful live/work condominium is located in the heart of the excitement of the Jack London Square area at 222 Broadway-Unit 312--The Ellington Building.  It would be difficult to find a location that has so much to offer.  Whether you are interested in all the shops, art galleries, local breweries or wineries, or the amazing variety of restaurants just moments away, you are sure to find choices that will please you.  Transportation sources include local buses to BART, Amtrak, the Oakland/Alameda Ferry.  You may not need any of these resources if you work in nearby downtown Oakland.  

This kitchen and living area is bathed in shimmering light from the expansive windows seen below.  It is hard to resist the warmth and charm that they

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This very attractive Oakland Hills home is located on a pleasant cul-de-sac at 4622 Rising Hill Court in  Oakland.  There is no doubt that it is imaginatively designed, and, additionally, that it is ideal for entertaining.  Created with spacious rooms that encourage a smooth transition from one to another, it invites visitors to move towards the dramatic outside balcony, with its views of rolling hillsides.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, and an excellent location that allows access to all that the Bay area has to offer.   

The handsome doors above, and gracious entry below, reflect the charm of this stylish home.  

The living room, with its multiple windows, tall ceiling with recessed lighting, and the unique balcony overview from

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This handsome and spacious home is located at 298 Elysian Fields in Oakland's Sequoyah Highlands neighborhood, and shows its immediate charm with a well designed and sunny curb appeal.  It features approximately 2,259 sf of roomy living space, that includes 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

Upon entering the living room, you are immediately aware of two special and unique features.  The first is the sweeping picture window that allows sparkling light inside, and the second is the very commanding and welcoming fireplace that anchors this space.  What an excellent architectural pairing.  

 

Looking further, many amenities are immediately noticed.  The hardwood floors, combine with the crown molding, and the desirable floor and door trim, add charm in

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Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood has always been one of the city's most popular due to its outstanding location, delightful shops and restaurants along College Avenue, and the variety of desirable homes that are available there.   This elegant home is located at 6150 S. Rockridge Boulevard, and offers a special asset-a lovely San Francisco Bay view.  

A handsome front door opens to welcomes you to this graceful home.  As you pass from room to room, be sure to note how this home reflects its era--gracious gardens, plentiful greenery, and windows and doors in every room that draw this outside in for all to appreciate and enjoy.  This concept is especially visible in the views of the living room below. 

Everything seems to sparkle in this

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This home, at 1060 Hubert Road in the Crocker Highlands neighborhood of Oakland,  offers amazing curb appeal, and the charm just gets better upon entry. As you enter the dramatic doorway, you are greeted by a gracious ambiance throughout.   Splendidly built in 1924, it has all the expected features of a well crafted home of its era.   To to add to its present value, it has had extensive renovations to the living room, dining room and kitchen, as will be seen below.  

As is expected in a home of this quality, the living room is spacious and welcoming, and centered around a grand and welcoming fireplace.  

The handsome upgrading assures the presence of hardwood floors, crown molding, beautiful wooden window treatments, but most

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