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434 North St

Oakland, CA 94609

$950,000

  • Condo
  • Sold
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,024 SqFt
  • MLS# 40834924

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43 NORTH STREET is a charming Craftsman style, garden cottage condo in Rockridge that’s just a few minutes’ walk to and from all of the area’s many amenities. Entering through a classic white picket gate, down a brick path, and under a large fig tree is where you’ll find this detached two bedroom and two bath condo. Features include charming period details and hardwood floors throughout, soapstone countertops, custom built-ins, and brick backsplash. An updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, living room with an abundance of natural light, and a traditionally styled bathroom complete with a claw foot tub are all located on the first floor. Double doors from the living room open out to a delightful private side yard and seating area. Upstairs features two nicely sized bedroom and an updated bathroom. Deeded off-street parking, secure gated parking, and an additional large storage shed all included. Neighborhood is zoned for Peralta Elementary School.

Location

Cross Street:

Colby

Subdivision:

Rockridge

City:

Oakland

County:

Alameda

Schools

District:

Oakland (510) 879-8111

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About Rockridge

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At-a-Glance

Prior to the mid-1800s, Oakland was largely a wild and undeveloped area. Much of what later would become known as Rockridge was also vacant land until the 1860s. That’s when a number of families from the east coast settled in the area. Among them was the Livermores, a New England family that had relocated west some two decades earlier and made their fortune developing lumber mills and dams around Folsom. With their wealth, the family scooped up large tracts of land in Rockridge, eventually establishing this area as a separate subdivision from Oakland.

Who gave the city its name? That credit goes to Horatio P. Livermore’s wife who, in a nod to an immense rock the family affectionately referred to as, ‘Big Rock,’ decided the area should be called Rockridge.

By the way, although most of Mrs. Livermore’s beloved Big Rock has been blasted away, you can still find portions of it near Glenbrook and Bowling Drives.

In a Word

Accessible

Living Here

Considered by many to be the model of transportation integration, the centrally located Rockridge BART station blends retail, commercial, and residential interests into one seamless, workable neighborhood. What’s more, with trains traveling from Rockridge to Montgomery Station in San Francisco roughly every twenty minutes, living here and working in the City makes for an easy commute.

Good-to-Know

Home to over 80 restaurants, cafes, retail stores, and Market Hall’s assortment of gourmet food vendors is College Avenue, Rockridge’s eclectic thoroughfare.

Why Rockridge?

In a word, variety. While some areas of Rockridge consist of large homes that were built between the 1920s and the 1950s, others feature smaller bungalows and cottages. All of which means that, no matter your preference, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for here.

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