5929 Colby Street
Oakland, CA 94618

$1,100,000 | Sold $1,312,000

5929 Colby Street, Oakland, CA 94618

3 BD

2 BA

1,122 SF


2,500 SF Lot

OFFER DATE: 8/22 1:00pm

About 5929 Colby Street

Rockridge charmer on a quintessential tree-lined street!

Elegant Rockridge home, located on a quintessential tree-lined street, within minutes of shops + transportation.  This sweet 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has been tastefully upgraded yet retains its original 1920’s charm.  The living room, with wood burning fireplace and built-in shelving, is separated from the formal dining room by gorgeous french doors.  Beautiful modern kitchen includes stone countertops with baker’s height counter, new fridge, recessed lighting.

Primary bedroom with en-suite bathroom is a plus!  Side yard with stamped concrete patio, perfect for bbq!  Quaint backyard includes patio for dining, artificial turf grass, cafe lights that twinkle at night, and a tool shed. Huge attic with new insulation and attic fan, runs the length of the house and offers a plethora of storage- or possible expansion potential?  Other updates include newer heating and A/C, partially updated foundation with retrofitting, landscape lighting, sewer compliant. Walk Score = 92 and Bike Score = 97.  Only a few blocks to Claremont Ave + College Ave shops and restaurants; also close to BART and public transit.

Status: Sold

Features & Updates

  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Original 1920’s architectural details
  • Hardwood floors throughout
  • Chic lighting throughout
  • New interior paint
  • New fridge
  • Newer central heat and A/C
  • Retrofitted foundation
  • Plantation shutters
  • Huge attic with loads of storage (or expansion potential?)
  • Newer attic insulation and attic fan
  • Backyard artificial turf grass
  • Tool shed
  • Smart home features including Nest thermostat, deadbolts, jam locks, alarm, cameras
  • Roof = 7 years old
  • Sewer lateral compliance

Location Details

  1. Need to head to SF, Marin or Walnut Creek?  Hop on BART or the Transbay Bus, it’s easy peasy.
  2. Run, play, or read a book under the trees at Colby Park, the local neighborhood park
  3. Dog playdate?  Hardy Park is the perfect dog park for doggy dates.
  4. Fresh fish, produce, and prepared foods at Market Hall, staples and friendly staff at Trader Joe’s + Safeway  — all within a few blocks
  5. 96 bars, restaurants and coffee shops all within minutes! Hot spots like Belotti and ACRE for Italian, Ramen Shop and Yimm for Ramen and Thai, Cole Coffee, Boichik Bagels; the list goes on and on
  6. The Claremont Hotel – an Oakland/Berkeley icon – come take a swim, tennis lessons, enjoy the view or have family staycation at this historic hotel and resort
  7. Frog Park + the Farmer’s Market at the N. Oakland DMV
  8. Lake Temescal – go for a walk, a brisk run, fishing, or just have a picnic in the park– lovely spot to relax and get away from it all
  9. Within a short 15 min drive to all the amazing hiking Oakland + Berkeley have to offer: Tilden Park + Redwood Regional Park
  10. Amazing off-the-beaten activities: Axe Ventures Ax Throwing, award winning Escape Rooms, and Museums (Museum of Tomorrow, Museum of Paleontology)

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