Presenting 405 Alcatraz Avenue, an investment opportunity you won’t want to miss out on! Comprised of two vacant units on one large level lot offering an ideal layout for Buyers looking to live in one unit and rent out the other! The single level floorplan is great for compound living with extended families so you’ll never need to be too far away from your loved-ones! Not keen on being a landlord? No problem! Use your creativity to combine the units into a large 4bed/2bath single-family home creating your dream home in one of Oakland’s most sought-after, walkable neighborhoods.
Newly refreshed for 2021, the entire exterior has been painted a striking blue color with crisp white trim for an eye-catching curb appeal and bold first impression. Inside, both interiors are newly painted in bright white for a clean fresh look. Each move-in ready unit features 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, newly refinished hardwood flooring, new light fixtures, and convenient in-unit laundry. Wood-burning fireplaces in both living rooms add warmth and character. The front unit has brand new kitchen appliances, new kitchen and bathroom flooring and tons of natural light. The rear unit boasts access to an expansive rear deck off the kitchen and a large level backyard perfect for entertaining and outdoor dining. The deep lot provides lots of room to garden, play and create your own outdoor oasis. A magical Chinese Elm tree sits at the rear and provides privacy and shade as a lush canopy during summertime. A bountiful lemon tree offers fun opportunities for fresh lemonade all year round! A spacious two-car garage with plenty of additional storage space completes this amazing property.
Located in the desirable Fairview Park neighborhood just blocks from College Avenue, Elmwood, Claremont and Rockridge dining and shopping amenities. Top-rated Peralta Elementary school is just around the corner! Less than 1 mile to Rockridge or Ashby BART stations for easy commuting to San Francisco and its surrounding cities. Convenient and quick access to freeways, transportation, bus lines and a multitude of neighborhood parks and playgrounds. Nearby groceries include Whole Foods, Safeway, Rockridge Market Hall, Berkeley Bowl as well as popular Temescal Farmer’s Market on weekends. This location showcases many of Oakland’s vibrant hot spots making it an exciting and wonderful place to call home!
FRONT UNIT – 405 (VACANT - renovations completed in 2020)
REAR UNIT – 407 (VACANT - renovations completed in 2020)
The heart of North Oakland is located just a few miles from Downtown Oakland, and is one of the Bay Area’s most culturally and ethnically diverse neighborhoods. The residential streets are lined with beautiful, detached single-family homes, with architectural styles ranging from Edwardian to Craftsman. With close proximity to highways, BART Station, and public transit lines, residents of North Oakland are never too far away from all of the excitement of San Francisco, Berkeley, and the entire Bay Area.
Bushrod Park, a 10-acre community park, is located near the center of North Oakland. A community Recreation Center was added to the park in 2000 and features a full-size gym, playground, lighted basketball and tennis courts, baseball fields, and picnic areas.The park is also home to one of Oakland’s 23 community gardens, where locals can grow their own organic fruits, herbs, and flora for a small annual fee. If you are looking for a community that truly brings its residents together, Bushrod Park is an amazing option. Some of the best restaurants in Oakland can be found less than a mile from the North Oakland area. A short trip down to Telegraph Avenue in Temescal or College Avenue in Rockridge will provide you with a seemingly endless array of dining options and neighborhood shops.
Martin Luther King Jr. Way runs directly in between the Sante Fe/Bushrod neighborhoods in North Oakland, and serves as the main transit route for north/south travel. Route 18 will take commuters to the heart of North Oakland, and both Ashby and MacArthur BART Stations are just a short 10 minute ride away. If you prefer to drive, the CA Highway 24 provides a seamless avenue to Interstate 80 and the Bay Bridge.
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