Oakland's Architectural Gems: From Victorian to Craftsman & Beyond
Pasadena Heritage: Craftsman Weekend, October 20 - 22, 2006

for sale: Glenview (Oakland, CA) Bungalow, $975,000

Reader Rose Nied is selling her beautiful Oakland bungalow, replete with lots of neat woodwork and builtins. A number of images of this attractive home are available.

Relax and enjoy living in this divinely restored 1912 Mission style home. This unique property offers over 2100 sq. ft. of easy living allowing you to appreciate many of the architectural features of days gone by but enjoy today's modern comforts. The main floor has a large, sun dappled living room with a gas fireplace, redwood wainscoting & leaded glass built-ins. The formal dining room boast stenciled walls, matching leaded glass built-ins and gumwood wainscoting.

Any chef would enjoy the gourmet kitchen with its combination of custom-built period cabinets and modern amenities. Brightly-colored yellow maze tile adorns the 24-inch countertops and backsplash. The dishwasher is hidden behind period cabinet doors. Other great features of the kitchen are the nickel-plated Heartland refrigerator and a 1933 Magic Chef six burner Town & Country stove/oven. The washer and dryer are easily accessible yet concealed. A kitchen nook off the dining room allows you to sip your coffee and enjoy an inviting heavenly exotic paradise in the backyard.

The serene and secluded backyard has a roomy deck & hot tub just right for entertaining. New privacy fence and shed complete the area. The second floor has a large master bedroom/bathroom suite with views of the Mormon Temple. Four bedrooms, 2.5 baths with ample closets make living easy. Douglas fir floors on second level glisten with warmth.

The following is a list of recently completed work: Electrcical & plumbing updated; new roof; new decorative paint; new Htg/AC for second floor; tankless water heater; and period light fixtures throughout. New deck, fence and shed. New kitchen. New bathrooms off master bedroom and on main level. Gas logs & new tuckpointing in fireplace.

Situated in one of Oakland's most coveted areas, Glenview, with bustling shops, restaurants & cafes. Near Montclair and close to both Highway 13 and 580 and carpooling. This home is truly an amazing example of Mission style homes and one that should not be missed! They just don't make them like this anymore ... You may request more photos via email. Appointments for truly serious buyers only. This is a pocket listing and owner is an agent. Contact Rose at 510.530.7011 for viewing or more information. Thank you for looking! Offered at $975,000.