Sold $859,000 SOLD (List: 599K) - Single Family Home
Perched among the redwood trees near the end of a secluded Oakland cul-de-sac lies 8117 Greenly. At 1139 square feet spread among three parcels of land, this 1920s home is the perfect place to live out your urban farming dreams. The exterior is painted a charming mixture of periwinkle and cerulean, which forms a gorgeous contrast against the surrounding greenery and vibrant pink blossoms in the front yard.
Inside the home you’ll find refinished hardwood floors and a bright, airy layout. The entrance is illuminated by a star-shaped polyhedron light. Meanwhile the windows overlook miles of redwood trees, making the house feel like a peaceful getaway. The entrance opens into a living room, which also flows into the kitchen and an attached dining nook. Boasting the finest views in the house, the dining nook includes built-in shelves for extra storage.
Beyond the living room lies a hallway. The hallway attaches to three separate bedrooms and a full bathroom. The first bedroom features ceiling lights and an open closet space complete with shelves, drawers, and hanging rod. The door directly across from this room leads to the bathroom, which features a stunning granite sink countertop and a modern conjoined shower/bathtub. The second bedroom features closet space and a wooden upper deck bed frame, which can hold either a child’s bed or a chic day bed suspended above a designated office space. Further down the hall, you’ll find the third bedroom, which contains a second glass sliding door that leads to the garden outside.
The expansive backyard is the ultimate urban farm, extending well beyond the patio, flower beds, and tool shed outside. Rose bushes and rosemary line the property, and trees shade the corners of the yard. Stairs and a stone path guide you up the gently sloping hills toward the chicken coop. The yard is perfect for dogs to roam freely or for a gardener to sow her masterpiece garden. With an abundance of space, the farming possibilities are practically limitless.
Also within the parameters of the yard sits an unattached studio. The space can be converted into an office or an au pair unit.
Vintage crystal doorknobs adorn the doors within the house. Additional features include double pane/storm windows, a sprinkler system, a new roof, French drains, and a garage, which has been converted into a fourth bedroom. The driveway comfortably parks two cars, with plenty of street parking for guests.
At three quarters of an acre, 8117 Greenly is ideal for urban agricultural projects. Fruit trees are scattered across the yard, including plum, peach, apple, pluot, pear, and persimmon varieties. Birdwatchers will appreciate the local wildlife, with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the company of wide array of birds in the area. The surrounding Oakland trees provide a rich backdrop for this private urban farm.
Plant your roots and discover the best of what Oakland has to offer in this beautiful Eastmont Hills neighborhood.
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