5307 Thomas Avenue
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Incredibly rare find in Rockridge and the first time available on the open market ever! This nearly level-in home welcomes you from the street, inviting you in to discover its many wonderful and unexpected features.
The Formal Living Room boasts a beautiful coved ceiling and three tall windows within a bay which expand the feeling of space and fill the room with natural sunlight.
The Formal Living Room opens to the Formal Dining Room ideal for entertaining. The Formal Dining Room also has a closet offering coveted storage space or potential future bedroom conversion option.
There is a pantry just off the efficient kitchen providing enviable storage. Just beyond the pantry is the laundry room with built-in that leads to a interior staircase to the partial full-height basement and backyard. The basement provides unexpected but most welcome additional storage for this home.
The bedroom is generously sized - this could easily accommodate sleeping and home office use at once. Storage is, again, plentiful with two closets including a walk-in with period window.
The Bathroom is connected to the Bedroom and Dining Room and has retained its fun and fabulous period green tub and sink.
You can sell the car! You are steps from AC Transit Bus stops, near Rockridge BART and just two blocks from desirable College Avenue. You are conveniently near Highways 13, 24 and 580 should you keep the car and have off street parking via the carport at the back of the property.
There is a quaint outdoor area with incredible flexibility. Enjoy it as lounging and dining space or reimagine it as a bocce ball court. The current owner enjoyed growing tomatoes and vegetables in the garden.
This home truly provides an ideal lifestyle of convenience, ease and tranquility!
This home is ideally located in desirable Upper Rockridge and just two blocks from Prime Rockridge, one of Oakland's most charming and convenient neighborhoods. This location offers the perfect balance of a quiet retreat when home while still being close to the bustle of activity and all amenities and conveniences you want. Housing in Rockridge is a combination of charming bungalows, cottages, classic Arts and Crafts dwellings, and large brown-shingle houses. Its leafy streets are mainly residential. Rockridge offers an easy commute into San Francisco via the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station, as well as access to the University of California, Berkeley Campus. The 100-year-old, four-acre campus of the California College of Art and Crafts is nearby. Food-and-drink purveyors in Rockridge provide the best from around the world and local farms. Rockridge Market Hall, which takes its cue from the French Marché, offers numerous individual food and flower shops open to the sidewalk. Dozens of restaurants, cafes, and boutiques line bustling College Avenue, Rockridge's main drag.