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House hunting in Oakland? These condos offer worry-free home ownership

Oakland Observer
Oakland Observer

(OAKLAND, CA) It’s easy to think of the equity of home ownership and the ease of living in a managed building as being mutually exclusive — but these Oakland condos offer the best of both worlds.

With landscaping and building maintenance taken care of, a condo gives you some of the freedom normally associated with an apartment, while retaining many of the investment qualities of a home.

Take a look at these units on the market in Oakland, pulled from our classifieds:
2 Beds 2 Baths | $785,000 | Condominium | 986 Square Feet | Built in 2001

Upon entering the unit you are met with serene bay views and a waterfront park. To the right of the entrance is a gourmet kitchen with quartz countertops, updated cabinets, stainless steel appliances, custom floor tiles, and a breakfast bar perfect for entertaining. As you continue into your spacious living room and dining area, you can eat and relax while looking out at the stunning views of the water and national park. A private view deck off of the living room is a perfect place to relax and enjoy your coffee or wine. You can wake up to views of the water from your master bedroom and bathroom with numerous upgrades including recessed lighting, upgraded vanity and shower, custom bathroom tiles, and a large walk in closet. The sizeable second bedroom, off the hallway, has been upgraded with recessed lights and it's own bathroom with high ceilings, upgraded vanity and bathtub, and custom bathroom tiles.

For open house information, contact Jessie Lee, Compass SF at 415-738-7000
1 Bed 1 Bath | $338,990 | Condominium | 648 Square Feet | Built in 1987

Best price in Town !!! Charming 1 bedroom and 1 bath condo. Recently remodeled kitchen with cherry finish cabinets and granite. Large living room that opens into a private balcony. Beautifully removed bathroom with shower tub. Gated community minutes away from Bart and freeways. In-Unit Washer and Dryer, Additional Laundry Room in the Complex. 2 Assigned Parking Spaces, ( one covered, one uncovered ). Additional Storage Closet next to parking space.

For open house information, contact Bikram Singh, A to B Realty at 408-626-4800
2 Beds 1 Bath | $825,000 | Condominium | 975 Square Feet | Built in 1900

Welcome to 248 Myrtle Street! This charming, top floor, 2BD/1BA condominium is part of a historic row of eight elegant Edwardians on a tree-lined byway conveniently-located between Franklin and Van Ness. Featuring high ceilings, generously-proportioned rooms w/ hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace, plantation shutters, great closets, and lots of period detail, this unique offering is not to be missed. Eat-in kitchen features a suite of stainless appliances. Side-by-side bedrooms are at the rear. Bathroom has a stacking washer/dryer and the unit comes with a large deeded storage room. Steps from public transportation and an easy distance to Whole Foods and Polk Street restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Recently-painted and lovingly maintained, this turnkey property is delightful, landmark retreat right in the heart of the city!

For open house information, contact Joshua Altman, Redfin at 877-973-3346
2 Beds 6 Baths | $1,149,000 | Condominium | 1,456 Square Feet | Built in 1923

This San Francisco landmark was built in 1923 by three renowned architects of the time exudes classic old-world charm and 1920's detail. Gracefully remodeled in 2015, Residence 401 at The Francesca epitomizes the sophisticated urban dwelling. This elegant partial view condominium features 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths and is located in a fabulous luxury doorman building in the heart of Nob Hill. The wonderfully entertaining, family-friendly home has a grand living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining room, a large eat-in kitchen with a separate pantry area, abundant closets and storage space, gorgeous period ceilings, and exceptional wood floors. One car parking is available, along with laundry access is within the building. The Francesca is close to world-class hotels, shopping, theaters, restaurants, Union Square, and downtown.

For open house information, contact Michelle Englert, Compass at 415-660-9955

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