6347 Longcroft Drive.
Space, views and a great location make this property truly special. This stylish mid-century home is tucked away in the lush, quiet Oakland Hills with beautiful bay views over the treetops. Walk down the entry steps and you will find a delightful outdoor entertaining space that separates the main house from the one bedroom apartment. In the main structure, the front door leads to bright and inviting living room with soaring ceilings and expanses of glass that frame the views of the bay and lead to the back deck. The original tile fireplace is the centerpiece of the room, providing both warmth and textural interest. A modern interpretation of a bay window is a key feature of the dining room, adding to the home’s mid-century appeal. Adjacent to the dining room is the newly remodeled eat-in kitchen with a sliding glass door that opens to the large front deck, perfect for indoor/outdoor living. A convenient half bath completes this level.
A central staircase with dramatic vertical windows flows through the heart of the home and leads to the bedrooms below providing an ideal separation of space from public to private areas. Downstairs you will find three bedrooms including a master suite that features a cozy fireplace for the evenings and leafy views to savor in the mornings. The master bath has a good functional layout with dual vanities, tub and separate shower. There is also a guest bath serving the two other bedrooms. Continuing down the stairs you will find another level of flexible living space that can be used as a large private office, family room or gym with an attached spacious workshop/storage room. From this level you can access the back yard with room for gardening and even a few beehives! The apartment at the front of the property has it’s own entrance and is convenient for either long or short term guests. It has a updated living room/kitchen area with a separate bedroom and bath. This would also be an ideal space for a home-based business.
Nestled in the rolling hills just above the village of Montclair this home has been well cared for. You need only move in to start enjoying this beautiful lifestyle in one of the most convenient and coveted locations in the Oakland Hills. While Piedmont Pines is located very near the urban areas of Oakland and San Francisco, it has maintained a natural, tree-filled charm, boasts great schools and easy access to some of the East Bay’s best trails and outdoor activities. The relaxed atmosphere and varied active pursuits provided by the abundance of nature, as well as the cultural benefits offered by the area’s proximity to convenient commute options, makes Piedmont Pines a haven for those searching for a more balanced lifestyle.
Oakland’s lovely hillside neighborhoods and lively shopping districts draw residents to the East Bay’s largest city - an exciting, vibrant, urban community. In the Sequoyah-Chabot neighborhood, many homeowners enjoy large lots that border the East Bay Regional Park and the Lake Chabot Golf Course. Montclair’s homes are situated on forested lots that offer a quiet retreat from the city. Temescal is an up-and-coming neighborhood along bustling Telegraph Avenue, with the feel of an urban village. In Jack London Square near the waterfront, old warehouses and former factories have been converted to loft living. Lakeshore-Upper Grand, with its mix of shopping, restaurants, antique stores, and a farmers market, is one of Oakland’s most eclectic neighborhoods. For those who live in Claremont, the Elmwood Shopping District offers a variety of old-fashioned shops and mixture of merchants. It’s easy to enjoy a wide variety of year-round outdoor activities in Oakland. Lake Merritt, located in the heart of the city, offers a 3.4-mile walking path, picnicking, sailing, and kayaking. Redwood and Joaquin Regional Parks encompass stately forests of 150-foot coast redwoods and provide miles of hiking, jogging, and horseback-riding trails. Anthony Chabot Regional Park offers golfing, an equestrian center, hiking, bicycling, and fishing. For sports fans, Oakland is home to the Oakland Raiders, Oakland Athletics, Golden State Warriors, and the Golden Gate Fields racetrack Oakland residents have plenty of public transportation options, including Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), buses, ferries, and casual carpools. Oakland International Airport is serviced by more than 10 major airlines.