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Main House: 3BR/1.5BA
Be at the center of it all in this perfectly situated, sunny Spanish Mediterranean in the heart of Adam’s Point, Oakland’s best kept secret. Very few places in the Bay Area rival 200 Perkins Street for being so close to premier cultural venues, top rated restaurants, nightlife, and outdoor recreation, all within a warm microclimate unique to the East Bay. It’s a beloved, community-oriented neighborhood with a lively local spirit.
On a sunny corner, this home sits high and bright, with its quintessential Mediterranean blue facade and terra cotta tile roof, surrounded by a wrap-around garden of citrus and palms. The home offers tremendous flexibility, with a main house plus a separate studio apartment with full kitchen, bathroom, and separate entrance.
The main house is filled with charm and style, and has been updated with a blend of modern and Mediterranean influences. The living room is oversized and sunny with a Spanish tile fireplace, and opens through French doors to a formal dining room with bright windows and architectural appeal. The spacious kitchen has been updated with new cabinetry, stone counters, rustic shelves and modern lighting.
The primary suite is cozy with a private powder room and a dreamy walk-in closet / dressing room. The second bedroom works well as a guest space or office, and a third bedroom is large and opens through sliding doors to a cozy custom patio area.
Upstairs the separate studio apartment is delightfully bright and spacious. The main room has windows on both sides, letting light flood in. The kitchen has been updated with a fresh and stylish color scheme, new counters, Spanish-inspired backsplash, and modern lighting. A large detached garage provides ample parking and storage, plus there is space for driveway parking as well.
This charming home offers flexibility, living easily as both a single family home with a home office or as an income-generating duplex in one of the most dynamic neighborhoods in Oakland. Just blocks away from Whole Foods and BART, perfectly nestled with easy access to all Lake Merritt has to offer.
Adams Point, considered the “Jewel of Oakland, is located near the northern shore of Lake Merritt. The neighborhood is tucked between the Uptown Oakland and Grand Lake neighborhoods and if you’re looking for gorgeous lake views from home, The Bellevue-Staten and the elaborate, Beaux Arts-styled Regillus buildings are ideal for you. You can also find a variety of single-family homes and cozy condominiums in Adams Point, making it one of the more diverse real estate areas in Oakland. There is more to Lake Merritt than a beautiful body of water. Adams Point residents can easily access a few of the area’s popular public parks. Nearby Lakeside Park includes Children’s Fairyland, a storybook theme park that has delighted generations of kids and even served as a model for Disneyland Park. The three-mile pathway around the lake hosts hundreds of runners and walkers each day. If you enjoy exploring a vast array of plant life, the Gardens at Lake Merritt are a must-see. Stroll through the peaceful Bonsai and Japanese Gardens, or transport yourself to a tropical paradise in the Palm Garden. Just south of the Gardens is where you will find the Lake Merritt Boating Center, which offers sailing classes, as well as rents kayaks canoes, and sailboats. If you have your own boat or kayak, you can use it on Lake Merritt for a small fee. Adams Point is a short stroll from the 19th Street Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station, making it a great neighborhood for commuters. Residents from Adams Point can ride to Google Headquarters in less than 40 minutes, and to the Financial District in less than 30. Additionally, the neighborhood’s close proximity to Interstate 580 makes it easy to travel to the Oakland Zoo, or up to the Golden Gate Fields in Northwest Berkeley. Living in Adams Point is great for people who love live entertainment, dinner & a movie, or a delicious meal. Paramount Theatre is less than one mile from Adams Point, and showcases a variety of live acts including stand-up comedy shows, concerts, and performing arts. About two blocks south, you will find the historic Fox Theater, which seats up to 2,800 people and features similar shows. After a great show (or any time of day), Adams Point’s Grand Avenue offers a variety of dining options. Some of the local favorites include the New American sensation Sidebar, Coach Sushi, a popular Japanese restaurant known for its bottomless sake, and Grandeur, a Midtown Oakland Staple for delicious Vegan Cuisine.