5016 Cochrane Avenue
Walk up the garden path, past the koi pond and through the level-in entry, and you are welcomed into this spectacular four bedroom and three bath Upper Rockridge home.
Once inside, you are greeted with the grand living room with a high vaulted ceiling, gas fireplace, and a beautiful picture window which frames a filtered view of the bay. The living room flows seamlessly into the dining room, alight with windows, and perfect for entertaining. The generously-sized eat-in kitchen has custom maple cabinetry, granite counters and a built-in refrigerator. A glass door from the kitchen leads onto a large deck which provides expansive views of the both the North Bay as well as the canyon. Continuing on the main level you will find the spacious master bedroom suite with sizeable master bath. Down the hall is the second bedroom with a private door to the deck and a full-sized bathroom. Additional amenities on this floor include a laundry room and a dumbwaiter for carrying items between levels.
Down the stairs are two large bedrooms separated by a wonderful family room complete with custom built-ins and ample storage. You will also find another full bath, interior access to the garage and a utility room for additional storage space.
There is substantial attic space with expansion possibilities on the third level. Previous plans show space as an additional bedroom and bath, but your imagination—and architect—can create a space for your needs.
The incredible .29-acre yard has an entertaining patio with built-in grill and wonderful fire pit. The flat backyard comes complete with custom-made play structure and plenty of yard for multiple uses.
This truly unique and elegant home is a rare opportunity not to be missed!
Cross Alcatraz Avenue, which divides Oakland and Berkeley, and you’ll find yourself in Rockridge, one of Oakland's most desirable, charming, and convenient neighborhoods. Upper Rockridge is located in the hill area right above Rockridge proper and borders Highway 13. Many of the homes in Upper Rockridge are larger stately homes that were rebuilt after the 1991 Oakland fire. Upper Rockridge's leafy streets are mainly residential. Rockridge offers an easy commute into San Francisco via the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station and the transbay bus lines. Nearby educational institutions include the University of California, Berkeley Campus and the 100-year-old, four-acre campus of the California College of Art and Crafts. Food-and-drink purveyors in Rockridge provide the best from around the world and local farms. Village Market and the Terrace Cafe are located right off of Broadway Terrace. Rockridge Market Hall, which takes its cue from the French Marché, offers numerous individual food and flower shops open to the sidewalk. Dozens of restaurants, cafes, and boutiques line bustling College Avenue, Rockridge's main drag. Upper Rockridge is zoned for Hillcrest Elementary one of the few K through 8 schools in Oakland.