1615 8th St.
3 BR, 2 BA Oakland Home for Sale 1,530 Sq. Ft.
Elegant West Oakland Offering
Address: 1615 Eighth Street
Bedrooms: 3 BR
Bathrooms: 2 BA
Square Feet: 1,530
Sold On: 23-Nov-2016
Calling all investors and BART enthusiasts! This lovely West Oakland offering at 1615 8th Street is the perfect investment opportunity and is currently fully rented for a combined rent of $5,075 per month. This single-family home with a bonus space has been updated to include new systems, recessed lighting, new finishes, and a washer and dryer. There are 2 water heaters and 1 meter. The seller currently charges a monthly utility amount and the tenants are on month-to-month leases.
Perfectly situated directly across from Prescott Park, the property is a close to BART and bus lines. Jack London Square and Old Oakland are also nearby. West Oakland is a burgeoning area home to cafes and pop-ups. There is a definite community feel, and the commute to all points can’t be beat.
Not only are the numbers enticing on this property, this building has incredible potential. Continue on with the seller’s updating or possibly expand to combine the spaces into a grand single-family home. The opportunities are endless here in West Oakland.
The attention to detail in this refurbished 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is something to behold. A blend of traditional Victorian architecture and modern design brings together the best of all worlds. This beautiful home is light-filled with very high ceilings. An upgraded open kitchen has double doors that open onto a sunny balcony. The open dining room is great for entertaining. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and a walk-in closet. The second bedroom has its own balcony, a perfect place to have a cup of tea and to read a book. The third bedroom has huge windows with neighborhood rooftop views. Both bathrooms have been updated.
On the lower floor is an unwarranted bonus space currently used as a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment. This tranquil space gets wonderful filtered light that floods into the home from the peaceful backyard. It has a living room with recessed lighting, a full kitchen with a pantry, and a beautifully upgraded bathroom. The bedroom has a walk-in closet. Freshly painted with new tile floors, this is a great place to call home.
A washer and dryer are in the garage, along with extra storage and 1-car parking. The beautiful backyard is perfect for gardening, barbecuing, relaxing, and entertaining.
Situated in a relaxed and diverse neighborhood in West Oakland, 1615 8th Street enjoys some of the best weather in the Bay Area. Nearby coffee shops include Kilovolt Coffee, Trouble, Coffee Co., Illy Caffe North America Inc. and EBGB (the underground wine bar). Nearby restaurants include Pretty Lady, Zella’s Soulful Kitchen, and Brown Sugar Kitchen. Near Wade Johnson Park, Willow Mini Park and de Fremery Park, there are many excellent bike lanes and the terrain is flat, making commuting by bike easy. You are very close to West Oakland BART, the AC Transit 26 line, and freeways 880, 980, and 24. Centrally located, it is a 5-10 minute drive to downtown Oakland, Chinatown, Jack London Square, Emeryville, Berkeley, and San Francisco.
• 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus unwarranted 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom space
• 1,530 sq. ft per owner; 980 sq. ft. on upper floor, 550 sq. ft. on lower floor
• 2 balconies
• Dining room
• Kitchen features granite counters and stainless steel appliances including gas oven/range, refrigerator
• Remodeled bathrooms
• Laminate wood and original wood floors in living areas and bedrooms, new tile floors in kitchen and bathrooms
• Tin ceiling tiles
• Unwarranted space features kitchen with gas oven/range, refrigerator, tile counters; bedroom with walk-in closet; new tile floors
• Alarm system installed
• 1-car garage with storage and laundry room with washer and dryer
• 4 blocks from West Oakland BART
• Close to downtown Oakland, Jack London Square, Uptown
• Conveniently located near bus lines