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609 E 21st St

Oakland, CA 94606


  • Detached
  • Sold
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 2,737 SqFt
  • MLS# 40887080

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Stately Ivy Hill Colonial Charmer

Remarkable transformation of a traditional Colonial style 4 bedroom 3 bath single family home with in-law and ADU potential in an amazing and upcoming location! Perched near the top of one of Ivy Hill’s peaks, views of the downtown skyline are abundant and often enchanting when the sun goes down.  Built in 1919 this stately home has been completely and thoughtfully renovated while keeping the original character and charm in place. At street level you’ll find a secure and private in-law unit, detached 2 car garage, and all updated systems including electrical, foundation, and seismic upgrades. The upper two levels represent the main living area. At the main level you’ll find a formal dining room, family room, half bath, and a beautifully remodeled kitchen. 3 bedrooms including the master suite, as well as 2 full baths await you at the uppermost level. The well designed practical floor plan is one of flexibility, ideal for multi-generational living or as an income generating investment. 

One of the many benefits of life in the East Bay is our year round great weather. You’ll enjoy lounging in the sun or entertaining your guests in the large landscaped rear yard. 

Take a short walk to Lake Merritt and you will find a myriad of amenities and public transportation options including AC Transit and BART. And positioned just 3 minutes to 580, it’s a fantastic location for those commuting throughout the East Bay and into SF. This unique home really has it all!

Additional Property Features

  • 2737 square feet of living space (per tax records)
  • 5750 square foot lot (per tax records)
  • Solidly built in 1919
  • New systems and upgrades throughout
  • Seismic reinforcements and upgrades
  • Large deep lot with room to spare


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Visiting her home town of Oakland, Gertrude Stein said, “There’s no there there.” With all the changes over the past decade, Oakland has finally become a destination of its own. The Uptown Project, Jerry Brown’s 10K Housing Initiative, new housing development and the rising value of condominiums, lofts and single-family homes have contributed to Downtown Oakland’s success.

Downtown is the heart of Oakland, and the city’s changes are most evident here. San Francisco Magazine named it "the" place to live and play. The area now offers all the benefits of other metropolitan centers. Civic and cultural centers, residential and retail buildings—both new and historic—are focused around Oakland's City Center which features an on-site BART station.

A unique area is Old Oakland. Surrounding Washington Street, old town features Swan’s Market, a farmer’s market and many upscale bars and restaurants. Some of which include Levende East, Tamarindo Antojeria, B Restaurant, The Trappist, Cafe 817, Cock A Doodle Cafe and Air Lounge. The city’s art scene and nightlife have flourished as more and more people migrate to the area. Good times can always be had at Luka’s Taproom, Flora, The Uptown and Maxwell’s Lounge. Caffe Verbena and LeCheval are also city favorites. And classic performance halls like the Paramount Theater and Fox Theatre make for an exciting night out on the town.

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