$1,480,000 – Sold

1047 Oxford St.
Berkeley, Alameda

Bedrooms: 6
Baths: 2
Kitchen: 1
Dining: 1
Living Room: 1
Fire Place: 1
Flooring: Wood
Garage: 1
Stories: 2

Property Type: Single Family Residence
Year Built: 1919
Interior Square Footage: 2,701 sq. ft.
Lot Square Footage: 5,600 sq. ft.
MLS #40667878

Much work has been done on this gorgeous 6 bedroom, 2 bathroom Craftsman over the last 17 years. Warm and inviting with great natural light, it has beautiful redwood paneling and trim and glorious San Francisco Bay views. The kitchen/ breakfast room opens through french doors to a charming backyard, brimming with color and interest. Ornamental plants co-exist with edible plants – vegetables and fruit trees, such as fig and cherry. With a new foundation, upgraded systems and updated kitchen and bathrooms, it combines the charm of the old with the function of a new house. An exterior porch, provides cover from the elements, a chance to take in the breathtaking views and an intermediate space before entering the house. A lovely front door with glass panels opens into an interior entrance porch separated from the living room by elegant glass doors. The living room has a gas stove in the tiled fireplace with a solid redwood mantel, built-in glass cabinets on the right and a built-in redwood seat under the window on the left. Beautiful windows here and throughout the house provide exceptional natural light as well as opening the house to the glorious views, which include Mount Tamalpais and the Golden Gate Bridge. Similar elegant glass doors as in the entrance, separate the living and dining rooms, both of which have gorgeous redwood beams, trim and paneling. The dining room with its built-in redwood cabinets and beautiful paneling, has sconces and a light fixture appropriate to the style. The floors are oak throughout the main level and douglas fir on the upper level, except for the master bathroom, which has oak floors. There are recessed lights in all the upper level rooms and in the kitchen. The eat-in kitchen has granite counters and stainless steel appliances. including a Garland gas stove and oven and an Amana electric convection oven in the butler’s pantry. The walls are painted a lively yellow and a butcher block island offers a great working surface. At the far end of the passage is a bathroom with tile floors and marble subway tiles around the bath with overhead shower. Bathroom cabinets allow for storage on either side of the pedestal sink. Off the passage on this side of the house are 3 bedrooms with south facing windows and stairs to the upper level. On the upper level, 3 bedrooms radiate off a large spacious hall with windows facing east. The very generous master bedroom is flanked by a bathroom on one side and a walk-in closet on the other side. What a gorgeous room with stunning bay views! The back bedroom is sweet and charming with built-in closets and looks out to the hills. The bedroom with south facing windows is currently used as an office. A built-in closet in this upper hall houses a washer and dryer. There is a sizable basement, accessed through the kitchen, with an additional washer and dryer. It has the potential to be developed into an in-law suite. A one car garage sits at the street level. Steel beams have been installed in the interior of the garage and a new concrete floor with drainage to the street.


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