2942 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94602

$835,000 | sold $800,000

2942 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94602

2 BD

2 BA

1,194 SF

1925

3,780 SF Lot

About 2942 MacArthur Boulevard

Welcome Home

Welcome home to 2942 MacArthur Boulevard, an enchanting garden oasis in the heart of Oakland - smack dab in the middle of the Glenview-to-Laurel corridor. This lovingly updated Mediterranean style Craftsman is light & bright, with 2 ample bedrooms, formal dining room, 2 full bathrooms, updated kitchen, central space for home office or breakfast nook, a private and serene rear yard, & a generous interior laundry room. Downstairs in the finished basement, you’ll find the added treasure of two non-conforming bonus spaces, including a half bath, with tile floors, waiting to serve whatever your imagination dreams up.  A dedicated office space, music rehearsal space, hobby room, storage for toys?  You decide.  Not included in the sq. ft., but this space allows the home to live larger.

The living room with traditional arched windows & stone fireplace opens to an ample formal dining room, providing a gracious space for lounging at home or hosting larger gatherings of family & friends.

The updated kitchen at the heart of the home offers newer quartz counters, vinyl plank flooring, stainless & black appliances, (including a large side-by-side-door fridge).  Recessed lighting & lighter colors keeps the look clean & modern, while the honed stone tile backsplash honors the traditional charm. The modular layout of the kitchen affords generous options for adding extensive storage, or utility as an eat-in kitchen, play space, or office nook.

A large dedicated laundry room off the kitchen includes newer front load washer & dryer.

The versatile & serene back garden is a truly great space for planting, entertaining, or simply hanging out to relax. It includes raised planter beds, a decomposed-granite patio that is perfect for BBQ, fire pit or a table, & a generous stone patio & walkway.  A separate deeply shaded deck invites you to lounge on sunny days to read, enjoy a cold beverage, & watch the hummingbirds dart among the morning glory blossoms.  This is the tomato-belt of Oakland, so you’ll love the sun and shade provided here.

Off street parking is easy with a street level garage with a new automatic garage door.  The few steps up from the street carry you a world away from the hustle & bustle of city life.   Welcome home to a little slice of paradise in the heart of Oakland!

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Status: sold

Features & Updates

  • Partial foundation replacement
  • French drain
  • Sewer Lateral compliant
  • Recent roof maintenance
  • Newer heating system
  • Dual pane windows
  • Fresh paint – interior & exterior
  • Inspection reports available upon request

Take a Tour of 2942 MacArthur Boulevard

Location Details

The Glenview-Dimond-Laurel corridor is one of the most vibrant & diverse parts of Oakland offering the very best of East Bay living. 2942 MacArthur is perfectly positioned to be close to great food shopping, restaurants, transportation, & recreation, & all the amenities needed for urban life! It sits directly in between both Farmer Joe’s grocery locations, large & small (an East Bay favorite destination, locally-owned grocer). Just one block from the original Food Mill, & a very short drive to Glen View’s SaveMore market, Montclair’s Safeway & Sunday farmer’s market. Lakeshore is a short car hop away with Trader Joe’s & the much loved Saturday farmer’s market at Lake Merritt.

Restaurants of every flavor abound nearby. Ghost Town Brewing (dog friendly outdoor seating) & Jo’s Modern Thai, & The Saint sandwich shop are mere blocks away. Local favorite Bomberra, along with La Farine bakery, Peet’s coffee are clustered at nearby Fruitvale. The boulevard corridor offers yoga studios, gyms, hair salons, Ace hardware, acupuncture, dry cleaning, & so much more! Nearby outdoor recreation includes Dimond Park & Pool, Redwood Regional & Roberts Recreational area. Get ready to explore!

Commuting in any direction is easy from this address. The Transbay Bus picks up just a few doors down, or it’s an easy hop onto I-580. Fruitvale BART is minutes away.

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