Sold $1,110,000 SOLD (List Price: $899,000) - Duplex
In an eclectic confluence of imagination and style, 1142-1144 Peralta Street is a beautifully remodeled, vacant, and rare duplex of two three bedroom units where Italianate Victorian exterior meets stylish modern interior, meets urban garden. Both units boast a light-filled open floor plan, high ceilings, bay windows, modern chef’s kitchens and baths, dedicated laundry and abundant gated and secure parking. A classic Airstream rests on part of the expansive back patio, historically rented as a separate source of Airbnb income*. The duplex is situated on a large corner lot, completely enclosed for privacy, with a front yard filled with raised planting beds for herbs and vegetables, passiflora, damask roses, fortnight lilies, and mature Italian cypress, fig and citrus trees. Situated in the Prescott neighborhood near West Oakland, the home is near BART, Raimondi Park, and a variety of restaurants and cafes, the home is also moments from Downtown Oakland and the West Grand on ramp.**
The 3BD/2BA upstairs unit features an open common area with high ceilings, sunny bay window, and gleaming Brazilian teak floors with radiant heat in te owner’s suite bath. The spacious modern chef’s kitchen features stone countertops, subway tile backsplash, and abundant cabinets for storage. The 5-burner gas cooktop, dual power conventional/convection oven, and Bosch dishwasher are perfect for the home chef who truly enjoys cooking.
A lovely bay window graces the owner’s suite with its modern ceiling fan and open concept walk-in closet. The adjoining bath boasts a stylish corner sink and walk-in shower with vertical drain, frameless glass door, rain shower head.
The two remaining bedrooms share a generous bath with tile floor, shower over tub with tile walls and rain showerhead, dual flush toilet, stone-topped vanity, and conveniently placed linen closet for storage.
Each unit also has a laundry closet with stacking washer/dryer on a covered porch just outside the kitchen door.
The 3BD/1BA lower unit features a similar open floor plan and a remodeled kitchen with new tile floor, stone countertops and tile backsplash, wine cabinet, gas range, integrated dishwasher, and ample cabinets. The remodeled bath boasts a shower over tub, wide floating vanity, and anti-fog heated mirror.
* *Interior photos are of 1144 only (lower unit tenants had not yet vacated) – upper unit is similar in the finish and quality of lower unit.
Behind the home, the enclosed courtyard provides abundant space for lounge furniture and umbrella-topped tables for entertaining. String some lights around and throw the ultimate summer party. The courtyard also includes a secure gated 3-car parking pad with remote control entry and backdoor entry to each unit.
As a bonus, the courtyard currently houses a classic Airstream for separate purchase. It sleeps three and includes a kitchenette and full bath and has historically been rented as a separate source of Airbnb income (financials available)*.
Abundant storage and full basement
3 secure non-tandem parking spaces (5+ spaces tandem)
Newer foundation, shear paneling, anchor bolts
Newer plumbing, electrical, mechanical
Separate electric and gas meters
Motion-sensing security lights