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Features


This sweet Glenview bungalow is sited on a secluded neighborhood lane, offering a cozy two bedroom floor plan with an updated kitchen and bath. A charming porch and entry foyer open to bright formal rooms with original multi-light sash windows, a wood-burning fireplace and refinished hardwood floors. The spacious eat-in kitchen leads to an intimate deck and garden setting. Versatile plus space and attached garage.  A convenient two-block stroll to local shops, popular restaurants and transportation!
 

SELLER IMPROVEMENTS

2020

  • Installed new energy-efficient Google Nest Smart Thermostat
  • Installed new pedestal bathroom sink and faucet
  • Installed new vent hood over stove
  • Refinished porcelain  on cast iron clawfoot bathtub
  • Installed new wood fencing at rear of property
  • Refinished all hardwood and fir floors
  • New interior and exterior paint
  • Power-washed and refinished rear deck

2019

  • Finished laundry room with concrete flooring, drywall and doors to enclose room for usable office and gym space
  • Added code-compliant front railing for entry stairway
  • Installed new kitchen backsplash
  • Installed new water filter for kitchen sink

2018

  • Installed new low-flow water-efficient toilet

2017

  • Installed new p-trap for kitchen sink
  • Installed French drain at rear of property to abate moisture run-off

2016

  • New sewer lateral (Harry Clark)
  • Replaced tiles on front entry porch and added waterproofing to prevent any water seepage into garage below
  • Updated automatic sprinkler system to reach all areas of vegetation on the property


Schedule


ALL Showings by Appointment Only!

Agents - Please refer to Requirements & Instructions in MLS Confidential Remarks for showings by licensed Realtors.

Offers Reviewed - Wednesday, August 5th - 2 p.m.

Agents Only - Please use my Calendly link to schedule a time to show the property:

https://calendly.com/christian-downer/1046-elbert-street-showing-schedule

Contact Christian Downer
(510) 599-2000
[email protected]

 

Glenview!


Glenview at a Glance

Situated in the Oakland foothills, Glenview is a small residential neighborhood full of single family bungalows and traditionally styled dwellings dating back to the 1920s and 30s.  Located in the heart of the city, its arterial road, Park Boulevard, connects Highways 13 and 580. Park Blvd. marks the path that fallen redwoods took to the lumberyards over a century ago, and along which ranchers drove their carts before the first crop of tract bungalows sprung up in the early 1900s.

 

In 2020, a century after the area went from wilderness to subdivision, the Glenview business district thrives. Most of the businesses in Glenview are mom-and-pop shops and include a market and several salons.  Fine restaurants, retail services, parks and friendly residents make this community a great place to call home.  Diablo Magazine called it Oakland’s Gourmet Ghetto, given the unlikely find of several great restaurants in one suburban block.  Bellanico, Marzano, Sushi Park and Paulista often cater to standing room crowds.

 

Glenview is highly desirable for the walk-ability to shops, dining and coffee; it’s proximity to both 580 and Highway 13 and casual car-pool to San Francisco. The V line bus that stops on Park Blvd and zips you non-stop to SF! The V line is comfortable and is equipped with wifi. 

 

The profile of residents in Glenview is diverse.  Senior homeowners, professional singles, couples, young families, and San Francisco transplants.   Buyers who seek homes with a yard, but who don’t want to give up the “walk to” aspect find the perfect mix in this neighborhood.  

 

Glenview’s ideal proximity in the Oakland Hills affords its residents optimum East Bay weather conditions with lots of sunshine and little fog.  Those who are downsizing from a larger home are taking advantage of the benefit of a ‘walking neighborhood’ without the Rockridge price points. There is a binding sense of community and pride of place in Glenview, demonstrated by a strong neighborhood association, popular Yahoo group (Glenfriends) and annual block parties.

 

Glenview has several churches and a synagogue. Glenview Elementary and Edna Brewer Middle School are highly rated and boast top scores in the Oakland Unified School District.  Glenview Elementary is in the process of a complete renovation and is due reopen again in the Fall of 2020. Twelve-acre Dimond Park runs along Glenview's eastern side, with oak and redwood trees populating the green space. Amenities include picnic areas, playgrounds, and a swimming pool.

  

 

Contact


Christian Downer

Realtor | Top ProducerGlenview Specialist Since 2001CompassDRE# 01323308(510) 338-1340 office(510) 599-2000 mobileChristianDowner.com

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