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Tucked away in a little enclave of turn of the century homes, just down the street from the historic Peralta Hacienda and its park like grounds, is this jewel of the Victorian era!
Formerly the residence of an established and prolific artist,enjoy this utterly charming 2 bed 2 bath circa 1900 home as well as a rarely available true artist’s studio and additional loft space. (Appraiser measurements are over 1000 sq ft for the main house and there is a floorplan included with the property images.)
Hidden behind the romantic Cecile Brunner rosebush and prolific Pomegranate is a captivating partially screened front porch, perfect for COVID friendly communing with neighbors and visiting friends.
Step through the front door and be greeted by one of the most exquisitely detailed living rooms, dentil trim molding, reportedly from World Fair exposition, extensive built-in bookcases and a handsome fireplace. The open plan living rooms have been updated over the years and terracotta tile flooring leads to a modernized kitchen with a generous amount of counterspace and cabinets.
A large closet houses washer and dryer and household items.
There are two bedrooms, both en-suite and with generous storage. The rear bedroom suite has an exterior entrance, very handy for visitors. The front bedroom has also functioned well in recent years as an office.
For those needing extra storage, pull- down stairs lead to an expansive attic, running almost the length of the house. All the windows have been upgraded with quality dual panes, the foundation of the property was replaced in the last few decades and sewer and sidewalk are in compliance.
A highlight of this artists compound is the delightful courtyard garden, easily accessible through sliding glass doors leading out from the kitchen onto a small deck. Multiple rose bushes, fig and lemon trees and an apple tree with not just one, but 5 varieties grace the planting beds. Mature trees on the neighboring property offer a haven for wild birds and provide privacy to the setting.
At the end of the long gated driveway is the garage, the garage door façade intact, but inside is now an expansive workshop or studio space. A large portion of the studio has raised vintage wood flooring and a high ceiling with skylight. Multiple windows and light fixtures provide the perfect space for a variety of creative pursuits. The studio is also plumbed with a sink, convenient countertops and cabinets and a full bath.
Exterior stairs lead to an additional loft like room above the original garage, again with high ceilings. A perfect spot for yoga, meditation or just a retreat!
Enjoy Peralta Hacienda and its grounds at the other end of the block, the nearby vibrant Fruitvale and Laurel districts, the convenience to BART and all this unusual property has to offer!
2633 34th Ave lies in between the lower part of the Fruitvale district and directly below areas currently referenced as The Dimond and Laurel District. These shopping and residential districts are two of the most diverse in Oakland and home to an eclectic mix of businesses including many with Latino and Asian origins.
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park is just at the end of the block, this six-acre park is sometimes known as the "Birthplace of Oakland" and hosts several annual cultural events, including a Cinco de Mayo parade and a Día De Los Muertos festival.
Heading further West you will reach the Fruitvale BART station and heading East you have access to the 580 freeway.