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Classic, gorgeous craftsman in the heart of Oakland
This light-filled romantic Craftsman Bungalow in the heart of Oakland is a classic California gem featuring extensive updates while preserving the lovely period detailing of this classic 1914-era home. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 1 full bathroom and 1 half bath across 1,401+/- square feet of interior living space, this unique home’s highlights include an updated kitchen, formal dining room with fireplace, spacious living room, charming wood paneling and hardwood flooring throughout, and a separate laundry room. Step through the back door from the kitchen into the expansive, fenced and private backyard oasis perfect for entertaining and enjoying the summer sunshine.
As charming as the home itself, 974 39th Street boasts a premium location on a lovely tree-lined street in Oakland’s Longfellow neighborhood, just minutes from the Temescal district and some of the East Bay’s best restaurants, gourmet eateries, cafes, and shopping. Commuting options are ample and seamless with nearby BART and TransBay bus service to downtown San Francisco.
Highlights of this home at a glance:
Located just north of the West Oakland area, Longfellow is nestled in between Temescal Creek to the north and 36th Street/Interstate 580 to the south. The Longfellow neighborhood features a variety of real estate architecture and floorplan options, including multi-family investment homes and standalone single family homes. Although this neighborhood is primarily residential, the easy access to highways, a BART Station and bus stations provides plenty of options to explore everything Oakland has to offer.
One of the most unique landmarks of Longfellow is the Oakland Military Academy, which sits at the heart of the neighborhood. This academy provides a seven-year college preparatory program which begins at 6th grade all the way to high school graduation. Since the Oakland Military Academy is not a boarding school, parents who have a strong desire for their kids to attend this amazing charter school will love calling the Longfellow neighborhood home.
North Side Supermarket is one of the few stores within the Longfellow neighborhood, but stands out as an amazing locally-owned grocery shop. Customers love the incredible selection of meat, deli selections, beer, wine, produce, and pantry items. The store also provides household items such as laundry detergent, cleaning products, and a variety of beverages. Whether hosting friends for a cookout, or just need to restock the pantry and fridge, North Side Supermarket has is within easy reach of most Longfellow residents.
Commuters have plenty of reasons to love living in Longfellow. MacArthur Station sits along the eastern border of the neighborhood, and is less than a mile walk from most Longfellow homes. Downtown Oakland is just a 6-minute ride from MacArthur Station, while Google Headquarters is less than 30 minutes away. For those who need to commute north, Downtown Berkley is just a 5-minute train ride, which makes it easy to ride to/from UC Berkeley.
The close proximity to Interstate 580 offers a straightforward drive to the Bay Bridge, and can also be utilized to drive to the Oakland Coliseum.