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Sweeping views and modern interior seek some TLC
Needing additional TLC, enjoying dramatic views of SF, GG, and Bay Bridges, and located in the coveted Oakmore neighborhood, 1893 Melvin is a remodeled Contemporary with an open modern interior with 5+ bedrooms, 3 full baths, and 2 half-baths. A beautifully landscaped front courtyard welcomes guests with space for outdoor entertaining, and nearly 4000 sq ft of living space includes expansive living and dining rooms overlooking the bay w/panoramic glass doors that fold back to create an elegant indoor/outdoor flow. The home features a private owner’s retreat w/fireplace, luxurious bath, and private patio w/bay views, a secondary suite and 3 additional bedrooms with 2 full baths on one level. The home also includes a spacious chef’s kitchen with stone countertops, Bertazzoni range, breakfast bar, and walk-in pantry. Add'l features incl home office w/built-in desk and shelves, family rm, laundry rm, and attached 2-car garage w/interior access. Contractor's special!
Oakmore is an affluent Oakland neighborhood located in between Interstate 580 and CA Highway 13, approximately 5 miles from Downtown Oakland. You will find a variety of architectural styles in Oakmore, including mid-century, contemporary, and Mediterranean. Many of these properties are nestled within the hillside which provides residents with incredible views of the entire Bay Area. If you are looking for a picturesque Oakland neighborhood with convenient access to highways, Oakmore is worth exploring.
Outdoor and hiking enthusiasts love Oakmore due to its close proximity to Joaquin Miller Park. Named after the American poet who once called lived on the park’s grounds, Joaquin Miller Park features 500 acres of dense redwoods, oak trees, and pine trees. Since the park is dog friendly, this is a great location for morning/afternoon jogs with your pup, and the fenced-in dog areas are ideal for your furry friends to roam off-leash. When you live in Oakmore, you are just a 5-minute drive from this incredible public park.
The intersection of Fruitvale Ave and MacArthur Boulevard is within a short drive of Oakmore, and features a variety of amazing service shops, restaurants, and stores. Safeway provides an incredible selection of produce, meats and deli items, and also offers grocery delivery. For those who love shopping for exclusively organic goods, it’s worth a trip to Farmer Joe’s Marketplace, which offers beauty products and fresh sushi as well. Notable restaurants in this area include Cafe Umami, Dimond Slice Pizza, and Shaan Indian Cuisine.
Commuting with or without a vehicle is no issue for Oakmore residents. Lincoln Avenue connects to the Fruitvale BART Station, which can connect you to the heart of Oakland or Downtown San Francisco in a matter of minutes. Interstate 580 is perfect for driving to San Francisco, while CA Highway 13 makes it easy to travel to Berkeley.