Oakland, CA, US
1042 Elbert Street
This extensively remodeled and re-imagined property offers a rare opportunity to own a large, gorgeous home in a sought-after neighborhood with a fully legal, permitted, separate entrance ADU. Built in 1914 on this quiet cul-de-sac off Park Boulevard, 1042 Elbert has been transformed into a six bedroom, four bathroom, 2,983 square foot, 21st century gem with fully permitted modern updates while preserving many charming original features such as its wide, inviting front porch, wainscoted formal dining room adorned by lovely south-facing stained glass, clawfoot bathtub, and living room built-ins gracing a classic masonry fireplace. Pass into the roomy kitchen and enjoy modern, high-end stainless steel appliances, 5-burner chef's stove, and Kova Stone Quartz countertops. Or wander upstairs to discover the unique, multi-windowed master bedroom with walk-in dressing room, and spacious, all new double-sink master bathroom. Two more sunny upstairs bedrooms finish off an ideal family floor plan. Designer lighting, paint, hardware, and refinished wood floors throughout.
Back down on the main floor are laundry and two more full bathroom; a guest bedroom off the kitchen featuring original, built-in beadboard cabinetry and natural, Solatube lighting; an office with closet; and two large bonus rooms, one with separate entrance from the porch and one opening out to the sunny, private rear garden with flagstone patios, lemon, flowers galore, and raised beds for your own veggies. On the ground level you'll find a charming, separate 1+1 ADU unit with a bonus room, open floorplan, and new on-demand water heater. Perfect for in-laws, au-pairs or even options that could significantly offset a mortgage. Come fall in love!
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac a short distance to the very popular Paulista Brazilian Kitchen and Taproom, the Glenview commercial district, AC Express bus to San Francisco, casual carpool, 13 and 580, Montclair, 10 minutes to Rockridge BART and the expansive East Bay Regional Park open spaces.