2544 Carmel Street
Located on one of Lincoln Heights most coveted blocks, 2544 Carmel Street is an inviting 2+ bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home. Measuring 1,065 sq ft this home is sited on a 4,264 sq ft lot, (public records) and also includes a fantastic detached permitted studio, approximately 200 sq ft, ideal for a home office or creative space.
A sweet entry way greets you as you step inside. A custom created wood shelf is the landing place upon arriving home. Light-filled and spacious, the living room boasts newly refinished hardwood floors, a large picture window overlooking the colorful front yard and an original fireplace. Imagine enjoying a favorite book while relaxing in front of the fire.
Wander into the adjoining dining room with built in shelving and arched doorways. This area is open to both the kitchen and living room and has been the scene of countless dinner parties and celebrations.
The tastefully remodeled eat-in kitchen is efficiently laid out, well equipped and perfect for the home chef. Beautiful tile backslash, stone countertops, and stainless steel appliances including an Amana refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and American Range stove are featured. There is plenty of cabinet space and shelving to accompany all of your kitchenware. Enjoy music as it flows through the built-in audio system.
A glass-paneled door from the kitchen opens to a side deck with a quaint built-in seating area and a garden bed filled with fresh tomatoes and herbs- sure to impress the chef of the home!
Tucked away at the back of the home are two bedrooms and a bathroom. Both bedrooms are of ample size and include hardwood floors. The stackable washer/dryer can be found in one of the bedroom closets. Conveniently located close to both bedrooms is the bathroom with new light fixture, vintage hardware and fresh paint.
Out to the delightful backyard and you will sure to be impressed. The flat yard with twinkling string lights has so many possibilities! Dining al fresco will be a delight with the built-in audio system continuing into the yard. A coop in the back corner for the yard awaits the addition of your own chickens.
Graced by a wisteria-twined trellis, the detached studio will be ideal for a home office or art space. Measuring approximately 200 sq ft with a soaring knotty pint shiplap ceiling and fresh white walls, it is a truly a gorgeous room. A fun built in wooden desk and ladder up to a loft space are a couple unique details that will be treasured. A half bathroom in the studio includes its own water heater. Do not miss the additional work shed.
This home also features a compliant sewer line (per EBMUD), newer furnace (approx. 6 years old), many dual paned windows, freshly painted interior, and some updated electrical and plumbing.
Beyond the home, the neighborhood is amazing! Looking for a break from the hustle and bustle? Wonderful hiking trails can be found at Dimond, Joaquin Miller and Redwood Regional Parks. The annual Greek Festival and Oktoberfest are neighborhood favorites. For the day-to-day conveniences close-by Dimond District is home to a number of restaurants, grocery stores, shops, and a library. The Dimond features local favorite Farmer Joe's where you can get organic veggies and grab your daily coffee and pastries at Pete's and La Farine. Sequoia Diner or Hive, the Place to Bee Café? Fabulous new addition to the neighborhood includes Oakland favorite sister restaurant Grand Lake Kitchen on MacArthur Blvd, slated to open early June. Head Royce and Sequoia Elementary schools are also minutes away. All this and easy access to AC Transit lines and highways 13, 24, and 580.
What a perfect place to call home!
Nestled in between the Oakmore and Redwood Heights neighborhoods, Lincoln Heights is a primarily residential neighborhood situated just up the hill from Oakland’s up-and-coming, walkable Dimond.
Lincoln Heights sits between state Route 13 to the east and Interstate 580, convenient for those who commute via car. Just down the hill in the Dimond neighborhood, residents can access AC Transit’s NL bus line, which offers transbay service to San Francisco. The Dimond is also home to a number of restaurants, grocery stores, shops, and a library.
Homes in the neighborhood span a variety of architectural styles, and many at higher elevations can offer impressive views.