Asking Price: $799,000 Sold for $950,000
This enchanting Mid-century is located just minutes from top-rated schools, Park Boulevard’s excellent shops and restaurants, the casual carpool pick-up area and bus lines to San Francisco. Lakeshore and Grand Avenue are just blocks away and Montclair Village is minutes by car.
The open floor-plan is spacious and light-filled, with a living room framed by a large picture window looking out at the rooftops and trees and skyline of charming Crocker Highlands. We must warn you to be prepared for the continuous temptation to grab your favorite book and sit by the fire on the soon to come cool afternoons and evenings.
The updated kitchen overlooks the lovely rear patio and offers plenty of room for seating along the counter for casual, impromptu dining and steps out onto this enchanting back patio which captivates one with a lovely mixture of vine-covered walls and layered stones. A variety of fruit trees abound and a mature magnolia tree anchors the top corner of the terraced space.
The home offers three well-proportioned bedrooms and large bathroom featuring a deep corner spa tub. The tub is surrounded by windows which overlook the rear gardens for perfect relaxation.
Other features include a dedicated laundry area, ample hall and bedroom storage as well as a large, attached, two car garage with internal access into the home.
Positioned on a friendly street in one of Oakland’s best neighborhoods, 1291 Bates offers not just an ideal location but also gracious, single-level living. This elegant home is ready for you to cherish and enjoy.