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Location: Oakland, California
On the market for the first time ever, this unique A-frame house was built in 1960 and appears to have been barely touched since then. Perched above the Bay Area in Oakland, California, the 1,961-square-foot midcentury modern wooden abode features handsome split-level living, all done up in natural materials.
Tiled floors, brick and paneled walls, tongue-and-groove ceilings, rough-hewn beams, and glass expanses—with stained-glass detailing!—create a dynamic and open space with multiple common areas primed to take in the views.
The first is a handsome paneled living room with built-in seating and corner fireplace opens onto a deck by way of sliding glass doors. Adjacent to that is a period kitchen with gorgeous carved cabinetry and mosaic tiling, as well as windows boasting subtle stained-glass sections.
The soaring A-frame portion of the home combines carved beams, gallery balcony (where another retro freestanding fireplace is ensconced), and dramatic floor-to-ceiling glazing punctuated with Art-Deco inspired stained glass that opens onto another deck and incredible city views beyond.
Found of this section are two smaller bedrooms—one with a skylight and glass doors, another with walls of brick and textured fabric—and a master suite set underneath the high-pitched roof. Beautiful stained-glass windows and a skylight distinguish this space.
Basically perfect as-is, the property located at 5845 Scarborough Drive is offered at $875,000. Have a look.
Courtesy of Sotheby’s International Realty