Turnkey Vintage Home w/ Large Detached Office
Sold for $1,100,000
1,284 Sq Ft
3774 Ruby St.
Located in Oakland’s sought-after Temescal neighborhood just 4 blocks to BART and 5 minutes to freeways and Piedmont Ave and Telegraph Ave shops and dining, this sweet vintage home was built in 1904 and has been completely updated without losing its vintage charm and appeal. Set far back from the street behind a tall, attractive redwood fence this detached site condo looks, feels, and shows as a single family home. This home features 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, a traditional living room, an open dining room/kitchen, and a detached home office ideal for remote working, a gym, workshop or studio, and just steps from house.
Surrounded by refreshed as well as mature landscaping and stone walkways, the home’s exterior offers a wonderful example of early 20th century 2-story bungalow style with traditional clapboard siding, a front-facing gabled roofline, and a welcoming open front porch. Inside, a traditional living room has a handsome vintage oak floor that continues into the dining room through a wide, arched opening. Both rooms have new stylish light fixtures and plenty of dual-pane windows providing bright, natural light. The tastefully updated kitchen is open to the dining room, and features dark gray quartz counters that sit beneath elegant gray and white subway tiles on the backsplash, and brilliant white Shaker-style cabinets above. An updated half bathroom, conveniently situated off the dining room, completes the main level, and has crisp white beadboard paneling and a new vanity.
The home’s two bedrooms are located on the second level, accessed from a staircase off the living room. Both sunny bedrooms are well sized, and offer refinished vintage oak floors and the original five-panel doors with brass hardware. The primary bedroom features two closets, and offers views of the pretty front garden. A full bathroom includes a white hex-tile floor, a tub/shower combination and brilliant white subway tiles on the walls and the shower surround.
The detached office is just steps from the house, and provides a perfect space for a home office or other flexible uses. Measuring a generous 255 square feet, the room includes a durable laminate floor, dual-pane windows, a cathedral ceiling with exposed beams, and two stylish contemporary doors.
3774 Ruby St is close to everything that vibrant Temescal has to offer! A new Whole Foods is only 1 mile away, and a truly international dining scene is available just blocks away on Telegraph, Broadway and Piedmont avenues. BART and major freeways are at your doorstep, while Emeryville, Berkeley and San Francisco are practically around the corner! This fabulous turnkey Oakland opportunity is a Temescal treasure that must be seen!