4 BD/3.5BA, 3440 sqft Custom home PLUS 1 BD/1BA (619 sqft) guest home (ADU)!
Roble Road’s incredible location offers convenient proximity to the heart of Rockridge at College & Claremont, the charming commercial intersection that is “The Uplands,” and the cutest breakfast block around— Domingo Avenue! What’s more? It’s a just over a half-mile from top rated neighborhood school Chabot Elementary, one mile to Temescal Regional Recreation and beach area, and is just a stones-throw to Hwy 24’s entry for commute days. Want to have your cake and eat it too? You got it! Custom-built in 2017, this home and guesthouse serve up the easy life in one of Oakland’s first class neighborhoods with a rich history, but without the headache of deferred maintenance. Some of the newest construction in the city, its excellent condition will free up your weekends to enjoy the amenities nearby.
Driving up your jaw will drop when you realize all of this this convenience is set on a sprawling and private .68 acre lot. A tranquil tree-lined street leads you to the sanctuary. The beautifully simple straight lines and neutral colors of the build merge with a nearly-neon landscape with a tropical touch. It invites you to vacation at your own estate!
Inside, the large foyer reveals a juxtaposition of modernity and warmth. Light wide-plank wood floors meet clean architectural lines. Extra-tall ceilings and doors create immense volume. The reverse floor plan allows for a grand entryway, and maximizes the benefits of the lots topography. The open stairway with exquisite modern steel cable and glass chandelier leads to the main level. Once up, you’re greeted with panoramic views of the Bay Bridge and San Francisco skyline. Brilliant! The wide-open main floor is filled with natural light. Each of the living spaces maximize quality and inspire entertaining.
Front and center is the living room with a wall-mounted fireplace bookended by built-in cabinetry. This space flows into the social family room, dining area, and chef’s kitchen, where guests and loved ones can soak up the views out seven large windows while chatting at the kitchen bar and island over apps and wine. The kitchen’s finishes include granite and stainless counters, custom white cabinetry, and a stone tile backsplash. There is a Thermador Professional fridge, 48-inch range and hood, and 75+ bottle wine fridge. The space is finished with a butler’s pantry and a home management center with desk, second dishwasher, prep sink, and additional pantry storage.
For wonderful indoor-outdoor living and entertaining, these spaces flow onto an extra-large stone deck and barbecue area. Completing this level is the primary suite, which further captures the views and offers up a massive walk-in closet and spa-like bath with stonework around a soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, dual sinks, and copious cabinetry and counter space.
Living here one will appreciate quiet time on the lower level. Level in from the entry are three large bedrooms—one an en suite with a full stylish bath, opening the possibly to age-into the property. The two other rooms share the modern hall bath featuring sleek tile work, dual sinks, gorgeous granite counters, and Hansgrohe fixtures. How each room looks out to a peaceful view is worth mentioning— another example of the thoughtful architectural design. The lower level also houses the full laundry room and loads of storage. The flexible plus space near the entry offers options — use this square footage to entertain from, make it a sitting room, a second family room, mud room or office!
For outside living, tall doors open to the backyard grounds, that is shady and cool. Curated paths and outdoor dining areas compliment the natural topography. Highlights include the patio under a Live Oak and a stone bench carved into the hillside to enjoy lovely view from the property. The front offers even more room to play with a grassy yard and covered patio.
Near the entrance of the lot is a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom 561 square foot guest home. Cohesive in design this benefit creates a luxurious stay for friends and loved ones or a profitable possibility. With a full kitchen, living room, stylish bath, laundry and parking, it provides all the style and function one could need. Adjacent to the structure is more outdoor space, offering raised garden beds, and semi-level lot for exploration. It’s a full second home!
The opportunity to live at 85 Roble Road is here! An extraordinary home in an exceptional enclave! It is truly a rare opportunity for experiencing your best life in the Bay.