a property listed by Josh Dickinson
324 forest street, oakland sold for $1,800,000


Beds: 4
Baths: 2
Size: 2237 sf
Lot Size: 4200
Year Built: 1911

Welcome home to this 4BR/2BA quintessential brown shingle Craftsman home in the heart of Rockridge! Historic details await: spacious front porch for lounging, tapered Craftsman columns both inside & out, and geometric vertical window grilles in the living areas. The entryway & formal living room offer built-in bench seating, central fireplace, and amazing natural light. Through the pocket doors into the dining room, striking elements include built-ins with stained glass, wainscoting, and ceiling with exposed beams. The architect-designed chef’s kitchen is fabulous & functional with farm-style sink, stone counters, stainless-steel appliances, island with bar-top seating & additional sink, and copious counter space. The property sets the standard for California indoor/outdoor flow with access to the backyard through the kitchen and the adjacent family room. Additional main floor amenities include laundry and homework nook in the kitchen, primary bedroom with adjoining bathroom, and study/home office accessed from the foyer. Up the light-filled and open staircase, the second level features three bedrooms and a large hall bathroom with custom tile and walk-in shower. The peaceful backyard has multiple vignettes: wrap-around deck for coffee or cocktails; meandering pathway through lush vegetation; and a detached studio for an artist’s retreat, workshop or additional storage. Enjoy at-home privacy while being around the corner from all that Rockridge has to offer: from Market Hall and BART to numerous shops, restaurants and markets; as well as proximity to Elmwood, Temescal, Piedmont Avenue, Claremont, UC Berkeley, freeways and world-class hiking.



Rockridge is a vibrant neighborhood in Oakland, California, located south of Berkeley and east of Telegraph Avenue. It features beautifully preserved homes from the 20s through the 50s, over 80 restaurants, and the global headquarters of Dreyer's ice cream. The neighborhood has its own BART stop, making it easy to explore the Bay Area. The Rockridge Branch Library is popular with book lovers, while the community-built Frog Park is a great spot for families. Rockridge is a bustling area full of life and energy, with a strong sense of community and plenty of history and culture to explore. The City of Oakland has even more to offer. From world-class museums and art galleries to a thriving music scene and diverse culinary experiences, Oakland is a cultural hub that has something for everyone. 


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