Oakland Neighborhoods

The varied and wonderful Oakland Neighborhoods.

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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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This truly delightful home with its architectural charm, and cozy and welcoming front porch, is truly a handsome choice.  Located close to everything at 5525 Carlton Street in Oakland's popular Rockridge neighborhood, it features a pleasing view, and immediate access to all the area has to offer. 

It boasts a Craftsman style, a popular wood shingle exterior, and a pleasant front yard.  There is approximately 2241 sf of living space, and 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths.  

The bright and captivating living room, with its spacious windows,  features the expected classic Craftsman amenities.  Note the handsome crown mouldings, wainscoting, hardwood floors, central wood trimmed fireplace and window treatments.  

Viewing the living room from

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The computer generated image above is an illustration of the changes that are coming about along the Oakland waterfront in the near future.  Entitled "The Brooklyn Basin Project", it will, when completed, offer the amazingly versatile and spacious development that is fully described in the initial 2014 summary below.

NOTE: Please stay in touch with my blog about this important change in Oakland's future.  I will update you regularly, as information develops.  

Signature Development Group is heading this project, and has released the very latest news as to current projects that are underway en route to completing this massive project:

Much of the current activity is centered around the historic Ninth Avenue Terminal Building which is being

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This handsome Colonial style home is unique in its style, and in its appealing use of brick design.  Ideally located in the heart of the East Bay, it is just moments from the shops and restaurants of the Elmwood, Rockridge and Montclair neighborhoods.  Orinda, and all the Contra Costa County has to offer is on the other side of the tunnel.  

The classic entry welcomes you into this splendid home.  Located at 57 Tunnel Road in Berkeley, it offers 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, and has approximately 1780 sf of living space.  

The handsome living room has so many features to offer.  Cheerful light streams in from handsome windows and French doors, built in cabinets and bookshelves reach from floor to ceiling, and the room is centered by a

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One of the advantages of living in the Oakland hills is that there are so many dramatic vista views available.  Here, with this home, you are offered a truly amazing panoramic view of Mt. Diablo and Chabot Regional Park, and the attendant peaceful ambiance that these locations offer.  Imagine being able to take advantage of this sweeping deck space every day, whether in quiet relaxation and enjoyment, or entertaining friends.  

This home is located at 5149 Saddle Brook Drive in the Parkridge Estates neighborhood of Oakland.  It has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, and has approximately 1608 sf of living space.  

Without even going inside the home, in addition to the deck and its views,  there is still another amazing plus to add to the appeal.

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The very appealing home, with its cheerful yellow and white entry, is located in Oakland's Rockridge neighborhood at 5336 Locksley.  The entrance porch and the exterior architecture reflect the Craftsman like architecture of the early 20th Century, which remains popular to this day. The pleasantly upgraded home has 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, in approximately 1596 sf of living space.  Additionally, if offer a very flexible nonconforming studio/bungalow in the rear.  

The living room and dining room meld together smoothly for gracious living and entertaining. There are some special touches to note here.  First the sweeping arches between rooms complement the spacious ceiling space of both rooms.  Light flows in from multiple windows, and

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The entrance to this charming home at 3142 Jordan Road in Oakland reflects the pleasant ambiance that is present throughout.  Surrounded by private gardens and greenery, it is a perfect spot to enjoy your quiet moments.  However, it is equally easy to entertain with all the many amenities shown below. The home is built around a central Ipe courtyard deck

As you might expect with a home that is so much in harmony with nature, this home is very eco-minded.  Buyers will be pleased to find an owned solar energy system, on demand water heater, and an electric car charger already in place.   

The spacious living room welcomes all, with windows everywhere to bring the pleasant gardens into view.  The room highlights the theme of indoor/outdoor

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This charming home located at 4620 Brookdale Avenue in Oakland offers pleasant surprises at every turn.  It has been attended to in every room with a special efforts having been made that should please any appreciative buyer.  It offers 2 bedrooms and a bonus room, and two bathrooms, in approximately 1681 sf of space.  Let's begin a tour, and point out the unique upgrades in each area.  

As the opening picture indicates, and the two pictures below, the entrance into the home is very dramatic, with white pillars defining an open floor plan between the living room, dining and kitchen areas.  

It is worth noting some of the important improvements that are seen here.  The home has been recently upgraded throughout with hardwood Acacia

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