5235 James Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

2 Beds      1 Bath      1,231 SF      $1,535,000    SOLD

Welcome to this quintessential 1918 Craftsman home nestled in the heart of the popular Rockridge neighborhood. The large, inviting porch steps through a gorgeous glass inlayed front door. Period rich details include living room and dining room built-ins with engraved glass doors, built-in handmade cushioned seats and custom glass cabinet knobs. Lovely ceiling details, original wood moldings, deep baseboards and a classic stone fireplace showcase significant architectural characteristics. The split level to the rear bedroom overlooks the sunny, extensively remodeled yard and deck (with A/C). The kitchen includes a large peninsula with new countertops and stainless steel appliances. Perfect for casual meals and food prep. There is a sunny breakfast room or bonus office space just off the kitchen. The formal dining room will be your favorite spot to host holiday dinners and summer buffets. The living room and dining room are a wonderful open space, a much sought after contemporary design, in this uniquely traditional and classic designer home.Plus a fully finished garage and additional storage in the crawlspace. Electric car charger installed. This home has been meticulously maintained over the years and won’t disappoint. A short walk to Rockridge shops and finest restaurants.