5628 Laverne Avenue
Oakland, CA 94605

$599,000 | Sold $580,000

5628 Laverne Avenue, Oakland, CA 94605

3 BD

1.5 BA

1,512 SF


4,000 SF Lot

About 5628 Laverne Avenue

Sun Filled Craftsman in Maxwell Park

Located in lower Maxwell Park, this split-level Craftsman style home invites its new owner with an edible garden in the front yard. 6 different fruit trees are thriving here with banana, lemon, lime, apple and mission figs. Handcrafted work impresses with a detailed fireplace, built-in kitchen hutch, original hardwood flooring and natural light throughout the home. The downstairs bedroom has its own entrance and half bathroom. An updated kitchen with brand NEW appliances, owned solar system, spacious bedrooms and a secure string lit entertaining space where backyard concerts have occurred make this home fun and move-in ready.

Status: Sold

Features & Updates

  • Updated Kitchen
  • Original hardwood floring
  • New applicanes
  • 6 mature fruit trees
  • Solar
  • Separate Entrance for third bedroom

Location Details

Nestled in the heart of Oakland, California, the Maxwell Park and Fairfax neighborhoods offer a hidden oasis for those seeking a harmonious blend of community charm and natural beauty. 5628 Laverne is located between both of these desirable neighborhoods. Located in the southeastern part of the city, this area captures the essence of Oakland’s vibrant spirit.

Maxwell Park, known for its tree-lined streets and picturesque homes, exudes a tranquil ambiance that draws residents and visitors alike. This residential neighborhood has an array of architectural styles, from cozy bungalows to spacious Mediterranean-inspired residences. Immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere as you stroll along the sidewalks, taking in the well-maintained gardens and friendly smiles of neighbors.

Nature enthusiasts will find solace not only in 5628 Laverne, but also in Maxwell Park’s namesake, an enchanting green space that offers a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Lush trees provide ample shade for picnics, while the park’s trails invite you to explore and connect with nature. The park also features playgrounds, sports facilities, and picnic areas, providing opportunities for recreation and community gatherings.

Adjacent to Maxwell Park lies the Fairfax neighborhood, a close-knit community with its own unique character. Fairfax showcases an eclectic mix of architectural styles, including Craftsman, Tudor, and mid-century modern homes. Wandering through the neighborhood’s charming streets, you’ll be captivated by the well-preserved residences and the pride of homeownership evident in each property. Fairfax is known for its sense of community, where neighbors come together for events and celebrations.

Explore the diverse culinary scene, with a myriad of local eateries and cafes nearby. Immerse yourself in Oakland’s rich arts and cultural scene, attending performances at the nearby theaters or visiting the galleries and studios in the surrounding areas.

Experience the transformation of Oakland’s Courtland Creek as it undergoes a remarkable restoration project aimed at enhancing its natural beauty and ecological integrity. This project will enhance the community’s access and enjoyment of this natural gem. Thoughtfully designed walking paths, accessible seating, gathering places, and scenic overlooks will be integrated, inviting residents and visitors to explore and appreciate the renewed beauty of the creek. Through the revitalization of Courtland Creek, Oakland’s residents will have an opportunity to reconnect with nature and embrace the serenity that flows through the heart of their city.

With its tranquil ambiance, beautiful homes, community-driven spirit, and soon-to-be-revitalized Courtland Creek, the Maxwell Park and Fairfax neighborhoods offer a unique opportunity to experience the true essence of Oakland. Embrace the charm and warmth that emanate from these hidden gems and become part of a thriving community that cherishes its roots while embracing the future.

  • Satisfy your sweet cravings at Donut Savant  or Sugarsweet Cookie + Cake Studio just 5 minutes away from the property
  • Surrounded by nearby parks like Maxwell park, Brookdale Park, Courtland Creek Park
  • Enjoy flavorful beers and casual atmosphere at Ghost Town Brewing with friends. (2.2 miles 9 mins drive)
  • Laurel Ace Hardware is your one-stop-shop for all your hardware needs. (1.7 mile | 7 mins drive)
  • Dine in at Sequoia Diner for your American style food cravings (1.9 miles | 7 mins drive)
  • Indulge in a variety of flavorful Caribbean dishes at Cocobreeze Caribbean Restaurant with welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff just minutes away from the property. (1.0 miles)
  • Looking for a sweet treat? Visit Green House Bakery offers variety of baked goodies such as macarons, cookies and cupcakes. (0.4 mile | 3 mins drive)
  • Take your fitness to the next level and visit Compound strength + Conditioning to reach your fitness goals.
  • Interested in developing your skills in singing, dancing, and acting? Consider enrolling at Kids N’ Dance to hone your talents. (1.1 miles | 4 min drive)
  • Bike over to Laurel Cyclery, your one-stop shop for all things bicycle – (1.9 miles | 13 min bike ride)
  • Courtland Creek is undergoing a remarkable restoration project. Thoughtfully designed walking paths, accessible seating, gathering places, and scenic overlooks will be integrated, inviting residents and visitors to explore and appreciate the renewed beauty of the creek.

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