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Karen Nelsen presents:

Private Garden Retreat - Studio, Upgrades, Walk Score 94


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Private 3bd/2ba Garden Retreat with separate Studio near Piedmont Ave, College Ave & Grand Lake shops & restaurants

Charming updated house & gardens, a private retreat fenced off from the street. Changing light plays through the window-lined rooms

Indoor-outdoor space for parties, play and relaxation

Large Studio with 10-ft ceiling – designed & rebuilt garage

Energy upgrades: Solar panels, EV Tesla Level 2 charger, tankless hot water, Induction range/oven; New light fixtures, switches & outlets

Roof, chimney and seismic updates

2-car tandem driveway parking

Dramatic primary suite – natural wood ceilings and skylights

Updated baths; Jetted tub, oversized glass-block shower

Upstairs laundry closet for full-sized machines

Updated kitchen: granite counter, breakfast nook, pantry, Wolf induction range

Formal dining room

Wood-burning fireplace

Refinished hardwood floors, fully repainted

Basement room with windows on two sides – great for projects


Large redwood deck & spacious garden

Shady brick patios open to studio space through wide glass doors

Figs, lemon, orange, plum, sage, rosemary

Lilies, hydrangeas, ferns, geraniums, roses, rhododendrons …

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Open Houses:
Saturday, June 24   2:00-4:30PM

Sunday, June 25    2:00-4:30PM

Brokers Tour:

Monday, June 26 10:00AM-1:30PM


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Contact Karen Nelsen
(510) 912-8681
[email protected]

Karen Nelsen


Broker Associate

DRE# 01774094

510.912.8681 mobile

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1749 Pleasant Valley Avenue

Piedmont Avenue is a lively shopping district destination in Oakland. Stores on Piedmont Avenue range from the trendy to the traditional.

Cafes, restaurants with sidewalk dining, and boutiques. Neighborhood stalwart Fentons Creamery & Restaurant has been doing business on Piedmont Avenue for more than 50 years, offering its famous ice cream, burgers, and other savory treats . Bay Area institution Bay Wolf calls Piedmont Avenue its home, as does Dopo, Addesso, and Michelin-starred Commis. The Piedmont Theatre, the oldest movie house operating in Oakland, offers first-run and independent films.