Adorable Laurel District Bungalow
Sold for $700,000
1,165 Sq Ft
3,200 Sq Ft
3653 38th Avenue
This adorable, white picket fenced, California Bungalow in Oakland’s Laurel neighborhood features 3 bedrooms, 1 updated bathroom, and 1,165 square feet of living space. Entering through the yellow door you will see rich hardwood floors, huge dual-pane windows, a wood burning fireplace in the living room, granite counters in the kitchen, bedrooms ample closet space, and a fully updated bathroom with a quartz vanity and tiled shower-tub. Outside, the property features a long patio for grilling, a grassy lawn, various fruit trees, and a separate studio space for use as a workplace or for storage. Rounding out the home is the attached garage, which can fit one car with room to spare.
3653 38th Avenue is near the corner of a sunny, residential block on the border of Oakland’s pleasant Laurel neighborhood. Literally just around the corner are the cute, local restaurants, cafes, markets, and shops of MacArthur Boulevard, as well as the conveniences of groceries and drug stores. Commuters are sure to love the easy access to Highway 580 and Buses 14, 57, 657, 680, and 805.
The home opens into the living room, which features a wood burning fireplace encased in a modern brick hearth topped with a white mantle. Like nearly every room of the house, the living room is lined in hardwood floors and also drenched with natural light.
From here the main hallway leads to the eat-in kitchen. The kitchen boasts a horseshoe of long granite countertops, so everyone can take part in the cooking, as well as a matching full-height backsplash and ample cabinetry for your every kitchen gadget. To top it off, the kitchen even features direct access to the attached garage and laundry.
The home’s master bedroom is at the end of the home’s main hallway. Looking out on the backyard through a large window and a set of sliding glass doors––the space feels airy and light-filled throughout the day. It also boasts hardwood floors and an extra-long closet.
The home’s second bedroom is just across the hall from the kitchen. With a large window, hardwood floors, charming moulding, and long california closet, it’s a versatile space that could, besides a bedroom, serve as an excellent home office, media room, library, or playroom. The same goes for the third bedroom, which is adjacent to the master bedroom and offers many of the same amenities, minus the backyard access.
In the hall beside these rooms, there is a coat closet, a linen closet, and an updated bathroom, which boasts a white quartz vanity, hexagonal tile floors, and a shower-tub lined with white subway tile.
As charming as the house itself, the backyard boasts a canopied patio, sizeable lawn, garden space, shed, and various fruit trees––including lemon, Fuji apple, and pear. But most uniquely, the backyard also hosts an additional two studio spaces, which could be outfitted as a home office, artists studio, storage space for bikes, or whatever else you need it for.