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Gorgeous Homestyle Upper Floor Condo
This North Oakland jewel welcomes you with its period architecture and exquisite and tasteful interior. The new owner will appreciate the benefits of the many features its current long time owner enjoyed creating and experiencing over the last 22 years! The neighborly street where bikes and pedestrians are prevalent also provides easy access to convenient commute corridors and Ashby BART. The intimate 4 unit building has a beautiful stately presence with its window shutters and front entry porches.
This flat at 6166 Dover has the unique feature of having its own private first floor entry while the main spacious living quarters are on the light filled upper floor with west facing exposure. It truly feels more like a single family home. As the building owner's unit, it benefits from more upscale improvements to enhance your day to day living. A newly painted interior, many dual pane double hung wood windows, new designer light fixtures and freshly refinished oak flooring provide a warm aesthetic and tasteful accents.
One of the most celebrated improvements is the smart high end gourmet kitchen complete with recessed, task and accent lighting, ample wood cabinetry, breathtaking marble counters, stainless steel Viking gas range and hood, built-in Sub Zero fridge, Miele dishwasher and warming oven. Additional prep sink and wine fridge are nice added features. Flooring is a high tech polymer cementious material designed for ultimate durability. A wall of garden windows bathes the eat in kitchen where up to 10 can eat at an expanded countertop. In-unit Miele washer and dryer are an added convenience.
The living/family room has tall coved ceilings, wonderful built-ins, vintage picture rail and wainscoting. The second corner bedroom/guest space/office has great light with two sets of windows and a period tile fireplace. The spacious main bedroom fits a king bed and has a convenient sitting or desk nook that can provide just that extra space you need. Just off the main bedroom is the updated bath with new vanity, lighted mirror, contemporarty fixtures, linen nook and tiled shower over tub. Escape to the common area fenced deck where BBQs and outdoor dining can be enjoyed in a verdant surrounding. Adjacent the deck is your own deeded and finished garage space with auto door opener, making it easy for housing your vehicle or for use as great hobby space, home gym, workshop or extra storage for your gear.
The unit blends an old period feel with the comforts that come with many upgraded systems such as a replaced hot water heater, central heating, newer roof and seismic retrofit upgrades. Wonder about storage with a condo? Pull down stairs lead to a full height and width attic where there’s plenty of room for storing your seasonal items and more.
Your beautiful homestyle condo is located in the vibrant North Oakland community on a neighborly street with an "85 Very Bikeable score” and " 82 Very Walkable score", near bus transit lines and just blocks to Ashby BART. Fun for foodies can be had with local cafes and Berkeley Bowl shopping. Bushrod park, bookstores and easy access to Rockridge, downtown Oakland, UC Berkeley, San Francisco and all the regional parks and trails available most of the year in this temperate East Bay climate.
The unit is listed as 1032 square feet in the public county tax records. A breakdown of approximate measurements from Open Homes Photography floor plan design team is included here.
The urban-suburban neighborhood of Bushrod is just 3-blocks wide, and is known as a “micro-hood." Because of its proximity to BART stations and major freeways, Bushrod is favored by many (including the growing population of young professionals). Plus, the neighborhood is just 25 minutes from downtown San Francisco.
Located in Alameda County in the City of Oakland, Bushrod is made up of mostly single-family homes ranging from $900,000 to $2 million. The homes offer diversity, as they vary in architectural styles.
Bushrod is also popular amongst fitness enthusiasts. There is a wide range of exercise opportunities from workouts in the park to indoor pilates studios. At the center of Bushrod is the newly renovated Bushrod Recreation Center. The center features an indoor gym, baseball and softball fields, weight rooms, a children's play structure, and more. The center even offers a refurbished education lab for kids.
Also referred to as a "walker's paradise," Bushrod residents have quick access to all the shops and eateries down College Avenue. They are just minutes away from neighborhood favorites like Café Colucci and Nomad Cafe. The homes in Bushrod are also close to Safeway and Whole Foods Market.