23 Buena Vista Pl, Oakland, CA 94618

3 beds2 baths1,920 sqft Edit

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Sold: $1,060,000
Sold on 07/29/14
Zestimate®: $1,273,686
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Set in a quiet and secluded cul-de-sac in most desirable Upper Rockridge, this stunning Spanish Mediterranean functions perfectly as a spacious and elegant 3-bedroom home with a big family room. Unique architectural details of exquisite craftsmanship, highly usable outdoor spaces, peaceful meditation garden, bright beautiful light and outlooks combine to create a very special home. Most amazing of all are the west facing north bay views which afford the daily delight of sunsets and changing skies! These arresting bay views can be enjoyed from almost every room in the house as well as from our romantic balcony. This property is covered with hardwood floors throughout. Family room has handmade clay tile molding and arched ceiling. Across from the family room is the small bedroom that can also be used as an office. Formal dining room has huge windows that provide natural lighting as well as excellent views of the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge. Gourmet kitchen can be accessed directly from outside and offers gas range and oven. The second floor sleeping quarters are well appointed with spacious rooms and classic full bathrooms. Backyard with an elevated brick patio is perfect for entertaining or unwind in the meditation garden for tranquility. The beauty of the area is flanked by the Claremont Country Club to the northwest and Lake Temescal to the north, offering ample weekend activities within walking distance to BART, College Avenue's restaurants and shops are a mere half-mile from most addresses. Easy access to highways 13 and 24, BART and AC Transit can get you to San Francisco Bay Area, U.C. Berkeley; Downtown Oakland, and East Bay parks and marinas in minutes. Additional features include: * San Francisco Bay View from huge living window * Terra Cotta tile kitchen with gas range and oven * Large comfortable rooms * Handmade clay tile molding in living room * Romantic balcony with view on Golden Gate Bridge * Huge tiled private back terrace for entertaining * Secluded meditation garden grotto to unwind * Colorful professional landscaping on front yard and terrace * Central Heat * New Washer and Dryer * Attached one car garage and generous storage room * Short Distance to Village Market, Trader Joe's; Supermarkets, Rockridge Market Hall, Piedmont Grocery, UC Berkeley and more. *Nearby to Oakland's finest elementary schools including The College Preparatory School, Chabot Elementary School and Kaiser Elementary School, Applegarden Montessori School, U.C. Berkeley, and many more *Close To: Lake Temescal Recreation Area, Ostrander Park, Montclair Playground, Claremont Country Club. *Transportation: AC Transit E Line to Claremont and SF., RelayRides, Rockridge BART (1.08 miles)Tenant responsible for gas and electric. Pets negotiable. 

What I love about the home

The views from all levels. The gardens. The sense of spaciousness. The vaulted barrell ceiling in the living room. The beautiful mahogany inlaid oak floors. The terracotta molding. The picture rails in most rooms.
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Facts

  • Lot: 5,300 sqft
  • Single Family
  • Built in 1918
  • Views: 4,016 all time views
  • Cooling: None
  • Heating: Forced air
  • Last sold: Jul 2014 for $1,060,000
  • Last sale price/sqft: $552

Features

  • Attic
  • Barbecue
  • Cable Ready
  • Deck
  • Double Pane/Storm Windows
  • Fenced Yard
  • Finished basement
  • Fireplace
  • Flooring: Hardwood, Tile
  • Garden
  • High Speed Internet Ready
  • Lawn
  • Mother-in-Law
  • Parking: Garage - Attached, Off street, 2 spaces
  • Patio
  • Storage
  • Transportation
  • Vaulted Ceiling
  • View: City, Water
  • Wired

Additional Features

  • Granite countertop, Living room, Stainless steel appliances

Appliances Included

  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage disposal
  • Range / Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer

Room Types

  • Dining room
  • Master bath
  • Walk-in closet

Construction

  • Construction quality:
    8.0
    Provided by the county assessor, this grade is based on a scale that varies by market. For more information, or to update the grade, contact the county assessor's office.
  • Exterior material: Stucco
  • Roof type: Tile
  • Room count: 7
  • Stories: 3
  • Structure type: Spanish
  • Unit count: 2

Other

  • Floor size: 1,920 sqft
  • Heating: Gas
  • Last remodel year: 1934
  • Laundry: In Unit
  • Parcel #: 048A720001100
  • Unit floor #: 3
  • Zillow Home ID: 24811982

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Market guide

Zillow predicts Upper Rockridge home values will increase 4.1% next year, compared to a 8% increase for Oakland as a whole. Among Upper Rockridge homes, this home is valued 10.4% more than the midpoint (median) home, and is valued 1.8% more per square foot.

Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In Upper Rockridge, the number of foreclosures waiting to be sold is 85.4% lower than in Oakland, and 85.7% less than the national average. This lower local number could help Upper Rockridge home values rise more quickly than other regions in Oakland.

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