26 Ascot Court, Oakland
This inviting traditional features many charming details. Reportedly built for Admiral Thomas Sprague, Commander of the Intrepid, there are even a few star and tassel motifs to pay him tribute. On a nearly half acre lot, you have privacy, views, a front courtyard and a wonderful rear yard with cascading ponds. You will feel as if you are in your own private mountain resort!After turning onto the quiet cul-de-sac you will be welcomed to 26 Ascot Court by the inviting courtyard. It just begs you to linger and relax before entering.The nearly level-in main floor features a formal living room with fireplace and French doors to the courtyard. There are even some bay views! The formal dining room opens to the kitchen and adjacent back deck. There is then an office (was the third bedroom), full bath, laundry room with storage and garage access. The flow lets you enjoy stepping out thru the French doors to enjoy dining al fresco or having a meal in the formal dining room. And why not take a picnic down to the pond?Upstairs are two generous bedrooms, one with a rear balcony, (potential for a master suite), bathroom, and attic storage.The lower level features a large family room with fireplace, bedroom with built-ins, full bath and exterior access. It is ideal for a media room, fun and games, shared living, or an au-pair suite.There are hardwood floors throughout and two large basement storage areas.This gem is away from the hustle and bustle yet just minutes to the well regarded schools, Redwood Regional Park, Montclair Village and freeways.