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1920s 2+BD/1BA Mediterranean home on a pretty Maxwell Park street!
Open the striking curved wood door onto sunny living rooms graced by arched doorways and a divine number of original multi pane windows. Enjoy built-ins in the living room with the original tiled fireplace, and recessed ceiling with decorative detailing in the formal dining.
Two bedrooms have good size closets and share a bathroom which maintains its period style.
The large kitchen was tastefully remodeled with bamboo flooring, stone countertops and butcher block peninsula and a farmhouse sink. Sit at your kitchen table or enjoy casual dining at the island. There are plentiful cherrywood cabinets and a storage closet with room for a stacked washer and dryer.
A wonderful bonus is the sunroom off the kitchen with French doors opening onto a delightful fenced yard, complete with potting shed. The yard has been landscaped to accommodate drought resistant plantings, a fountain and plenty of space for outdoor dining and relaxation. The exceptional basement has a couple of rooms with full height ceilings, additional space for storage, a laundry room and a garage.
This home has a newer furnace and air conditioning system, unusual for this area!
Perfect for buyers looking for a home with architectural style. Bus to Fruitvale BART & Express S.F. Bus. Near Mills College and popular Urban Montessori & Spanish Immersion schools
Nestled in-between High Street and 55th Avenue, just south of Interstate-580, Maxwell Park is a popular neighborhood in East Oakland. Originally developed by John P. Maxwell, many of the homes in Maxwell Park were built in the 1920s and 1930s, and when compared to real estate in North Oakland and Downtown Oakland, feature lower prices per square foot. Residents of Maxwell Park are within close proximity to Mills College, small shopping plazas, restaurants, and plenty of public transit options. As the neighborhood name might suggest, Maxwell Park offers a small community park near Allendale Avenue and Lilac Street. Featuring plenty of trees, a playground, and is directly next to the Peter Pan Nursery School, which has provided a nurturing environment for kids aged 2-6 since 1947. Add in the convenient access to incredible schools like Melrose Leadership Academy, and you can see why families love living in Maxwell Park. MacArthur Blvd., between Loma Vista and High Street, is just a few blocks from Maxwell Park, and features a variety of popular restaurants, retail stores, and service shops. Some of the notable restaurants include the World Ground Cafe, Fist of Flour Doughjo and Everett and Jones BBQ. Commuters love Maxwell Park due to the easy access to the AC Transit Route 14, which provides a direct route to the Fruitvale BART station. The bus ride to Fruitvale Station is less than 15 minutes from Maxwell Park, and from here, commuting to the heart of Oakland, or be in San Francisco’s Financial District in less than 30 minutes.