1407 Trestle Glen Road, Oakland, CA • $1,175,000

Impeccable Home & Garden Cottage in Crocker

In Crocker Highlands • Oakland's Most Historic Neighborhood

SOLD FOR $1,450,000

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The story of 1407 Trestle Glen Road

Updates enhance the storybook cachet of this pristinely preserved 1925 Crocker Highlands home. In synch with original character, kitchen and bathroom remodels inject cohesive style with modern capability. A virtually hall-free, single-level layout optimizes space and features three bedrooms, one full bathroom, formal living and Bay-windowed dining rooms. Extending the living space, the dine-in kitchen opens to a garden-courtyard oasis; within it sits a wondrous cathedral-ceilinged guest cottage equipped with half bathroom and kitchenette.

Tree-lined Trestle Glen abounds with appeal; picturesque and friendly surroundings combine with coveted convenience, including walkability to comprehensive shopping, cosmopolitan cafes, and recreation throughout Grand-Lake and Park Boulevard hubs. Also within a scenic walk are beloved neighborhood schools and transportation options.

Overlooking Trestle Glen and the all-level property’s front lawn and garden, a brick porch offers a spot for a seat. With Tudor tenor, the home’s façade intermixes tall window groupings and decorative half timbering meeting a gracefully sloped roof. Upon entry, the coved-ceilinged foyer reveals an interior distinguished by rejuvenated period details: vibrantly grained hardwood floors, door-height casement windows, now custom configured with double-pane glass that insulates for temperature and sound.

Public rooms, while distinctly separate, flow together graciously. A living-room highlight, the original fireplace contains a gas insert adding actual warmth in addition to warm ambiance sparked by this focal point extending to built-in display shelves. The dining room accommodates large gatherings, its footprint elongated by a bay of windows that generates radiance. In the kitchen, the vibe is vintage, yet the components are current. Classic-effect pulls adorn crisp-white cabinetry, glossy blackish stone counters and backsplash reflect natural light, and appliances include a double-oven five-burner gas range. Bookending the cooking space, a windowed seating alcove faces a built-in hutch, and a butler’s pantry-laundry room integrates storage and utility.

The bathroom’s classic-style fixtures and surfaces reiterate the black-and-white motif. Bedrooms are noteworthy for garden sightlines. An utterly private haven, the garden courtyard features stone terrace and walkways laced with brick forming dining, grilling, and lounging areas. Outlining it all with manicured leafy abundance, assorted trees, including citrus, and border plants create privacy and vibrancy. French doors along the edge of this flourishing setting give way to the cottage exalted by a lofty skylighted ceiling. The airy space, containing kitchenette and half bath, is well suited as guest dwelling, inspiring work environment, exercise studio, and more.

Augmenting in-home storage, which includes three bedroom-hall closets, the basement supplies storage, and private driveway offers off-street parking.


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Anthony Riggins

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Sotheby’s International Realty
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(510) 693-7931
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