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869 43rd Street Oakland 94608 Longfellow District
Beautifully renovated Victorian house is for sale in Oakland’s Longfellow District. This 1364 square foot 3 bedroom 2 bath home also has city approved architectural drawings for an unfinished 675 square foot basement apartment (ADU) with designated separate address (867 43rd Street). This potential income unit has all the required plumbing and electrical installed. There’s a new second floor roof and new cedar siding as well as completely redone and updated electrical and plumbing throughout the house. Two new natural gas wall heaters and a new water heater have been added. Newly painted, this wonderful home also has all new doors, and windows. There is new flooring in the bedrooms, hallways and closets which serve as a compliment to the newly installed staircase. These upgrades were made in harmony with the appearance and feeling created by the original hardwood living room and dining room floors which are now beautifully refinished. The kitchen has been updated with all new appliances while retaining its Victorian charm. There are new butcher block countertops, a farmhouse apron sink, backsplash and cabinet. Another example of the quality of this renovated jewel can be seen in the new solid wood Shaker style bedroom doors. Open the door to the remodeled master bedroom and immediately the high quality of the renovation becomes readily apparent. The unfinished basement apartment has approved plans for one bedroom and one bath with drainage hookups ready to go for a kitchen and bathroom. There are new concrete stairs and walkway for the basement, a new sump pump and a new driveway. When assessing all of this original craftsmanship combined with a superlative renovation it’s easy to appreciate the value of the nearly $300,000 in improvements and landscaping have been invested to enhance this property. This home, while always staying true to the high standards of the original builders, will provide you and your family with the quality desired for today’s living that your looking for. Conveniently located with easy freeway access near BART, Temescal area shopping and dining and major medical facilities, this wonderful house awaits you.
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.