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Welcome to this truly exquisite Queen Anne Victorian, set in perfect proximity to Piedmont Ave., Grand Ave., the Rose Garden and Lake Merritt.
Brilliantly updated while preserving it's unique architectural beauty, this fantastic fairy tale home will surely put you under its spell!
Graced by a majestic palm tree, with it’s entry path of fragrant roses, this home has a stunning polygonal tower, quaint front porch and formal entry stairs that sweep you inside.
This duplex is currently divided into superb upper and lower units but can be potentially converted back to a single family home (please check with the City of Oakland zoning department).
The lower unit was recently remodeled that included updating the sparkling kitchen with Heath ceramic tile backsplash, quartz countertops, Kitchen Aide appliances, open shelving and a “barista bar.”
The primary suite has a walk-in closet and a luxurious skylighted bathroom with a large shower, Heath ceramic tile, spa tub, heated slate floors, custom shelving, a barn door, Kohler sink, and quartz countertops.
On the same level is another spacious bedroom and a full bathroom.
A wide stairwell with a steel railing adjoins the upper and lower levels of the main unit.
The lower level of the main unit has a built-in office nook and shelving, a built-in wine rack and wine fridge. There is also a bonus room and a laundry area that has barn doors. The adjoining large Great room has a built-in entertainment center and bookshelves. Glass doors open out to an Ipe wood deck tastefully lit with recessed lights. The deck stairs lead to a versatile back yard where you can entertain al-fresco, garden and play!
The upper unit can be used for family or a rental unit, and is connected to the lower unit by an interior door in the renovated foyer. It has two bedrooms, living room, an updated kitchen and bathroom, and a sweet work nook with a window facing the street.
There is plenty of storage throughout the house.
The large detached garage/carriage house can be used for parking, home gym, studio or, potentially, an ADU (will require City of Oakland approval).
The long driveway can park multiple cars in tandem.
Easy freeway access.
Do not miss out seeing this spectacular home!
Grand Lake is a small, scenic neighborhood just two miles north of Downtown Oakland. Located on the northeast side of Interstate 580, the real estate in Grand Lake is a nice mix of spacious condos, cozy multi-plex units, and quaint Craftsman-style, single family homes. The neighborhood is also surrounded by some of the most popular neighborhoods/cities in the East Bay: Adams Point to the west, Crocker Highlands to the east, and Piedmont to the north.
The Grand Lake - Oakland Farmers Market is considered to be one of the most popular farmers market in the East Bay. variety of artisans, food purveyors, and farmers bring their finest goods to Lake Park Avenue for eager customers to purchase every Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm,. If you enjoy locally grown organic produce, grass-fed meats, locally-sourced seafood, honey, and beautifully hand-crafted jewelry, you will love visiting this farmers market.
Grand Lake’s proximity to I-580 makes it easy and convenient to commute to and from San Francisco. Additionally, there are several bus routes that lead commuters to the Salesforce Transit Center, which is within walking distance of the Financial District and Google Headquarters.
When Grand Lake residents want to enjoy a nice meal, Grand Avenue provides plenty of amazing dining options. Some of the notable restaurants On Grand Ave include:
The Alley: Known as the Bay’s oldest piano bar, The Alley is the perfect place to start your night out with great music, amazing food, and tasty cocktails.
The Star on Grand: In addition to both deep-dish and thin crust pies, you can also enjoy delicious salads and sandwiches. The Star on Grand is also a perfect mid-day retreat with co-workers thanks to their incredible lunch specials.
The Coffee Mill: Not only is this a great place to pick up your morning coffee, The Coffee Mill also features amazing breakfast options and a variety of fresh-baked goodies for the whole family.
With delicious food, bustling farmer’s market, and easy access to transportation, it’s easy to see why Grand Lake has become a popular East Bay neighborhood to call home.