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This impressive Glenview property is distinguished by a perfect blend of original architecture and contemporary renovations.  The bright split-level floorplan offers four bedrooms, two custom baths and a spacious chef’s kitchen with quartz counters and stainless appliances. Inviting formal rooms with hardwood floors, a charming fireplace and original built-ins provide comfortable living and dining space.  An alluring Master suite with vaulted ceilings and high-end finishes opens to an intimate outdoor patio and garden landscape.  Generous plus room for a family or media retreat.  Attached garage with optimal interior access.  Prime location with easy access to transportation, storefronts and dining!

Seller Improvements

The following is a list of improvements made to the property in the last 4 years. All permit work was completed by licensed contractors and passed inspections by the City of Oakland/Alameda County.

2017/2018 Additions

  • Remodeled existing bedrooms #2 and #3
  • Added Master bedroom with three closets (including a walk-in) and en suite bath
  • Master bath with stone counters, custom floor and fixtures
  • Added laundry room
  • Added courtyard patio off the Master bedroom, with access to backyard
  • Added forced air furnace ducting to remodeled bedrooms #2 and #3 and Master suite
  • Cable and category 5 outlets added to bedrooms #2 and #3 and Master suite

Dining Room

  • Replaced two original windows with new Marvin dual-pane windows (at each side of the built-in cabinet)

Bedroom #1 (across from guest bathroom)

  • Replaced original windows with new Marvin dual-pane windows
  • Added new Elfa Décor custom closet system

Bedroom #2

  • Replaced original windows with new Marvin dual-pane windows
  • New hardwood flooring
  • Added custom window coverings
  • Added new Elfa Décor custom closet system
  • Matching floor and ceiling molding

Bedroom #3

  • Installed Ashby Murphy Bed
  • Custom-built bookshelves
  • New hardwood flooring
  • Added custom window coverings
  • Added new Elfa Décor custom closet system
  • Matching floor and ceiling molding

Laundry Room

  • New custom cabinets
  • Stone countertop
  • Custom tile flooring

Master Bedroom

  • Custom designed window coverings, including automated shades in the vaulted windows
  • Custom Elfa Décor closet system in all three closets
  • Walk-in closet

En Suite Master Bathroom

  • Encaustic tile floor and shower floor
  • Toto toilet with Washlet system
  • New custom cabinets
  • Stone countertop
  • Double sinks with custom mirror and fixtures


  • Custom redwood bench and planters
  • Custom patio tile
  • Installed redwood Pergola with Japanese Wisteria
  • (Wisteria floribunda ‘Violacea-Plena’ syn. Double Black Dragon)


  • 6’ redwood fence added with locking gate
  • Installed French drain around perimeter of foundation


  • Roof replacement and repair (30 year asphalt shingle) - Interstate Roofing


  • New interior and exterior paint
  • New lighting in dining room, 3 bedrooms & basement plus room
  • New landscaping at frontage & rear of property
  • New garden retaining wall at rear of backyard

Trevor Dake & Sarah Tauman


Glenview at a Glance

Situated in the Oakland foothills, Glenview is a small residential neighborhood full of single family bungalows and traditionally styled dwellings dating back to the 1920s and 30s.  Located in the heart of the city, its arterial road, Park Boulevard, connects Highways 13 and 580. Park Blvd. marks the path that fallen redwoods took to the lumberyards over a century ago, and along which ranchers drove their carts before the first crop of tract bungalows sprung up in the early 1900s.

In 2021, a century after the area went from wilderness to subdivision, the Glenview business district thrives. Most of the businesses in Glenview are mom-and-pop shops and include a market and several salons.  Fine restaurants, retail services, parks and friendly residents make this community a great place to call home.  Diablo Magazine called it Oakland’s Gourmet Ghetto, given the unlikely find of several great restaurants in one suburban block.  Bellanico, Marzano, Sushi Park and Paulista often cater to standing room crowds.

Glenview is highly desirable for the walk-ability to shops, dining and coffee; it’s proximity to both 580 and Highway 13 and casual car-pool to San Francisco. The V line bus that stops on Park Blvd and zips you non-stop to SF! The V line is comfortable and is equipped with wifi. 

The profile of residents in Glenview is diverse.  Senior homeowners, professional singles, couples, young families, and San Francisco transplants.   Buyers who seek homes with a yard, but who don’t want to give up the “walk to” aspect find the perfect mix in this neighborhood.  

Glenview’s ideal proximity in the Oakland Hills affords its residents optimal East Bay weather conditions with lots of sunshine and little fog.  Those who are downsizing from a larger home are taking advantage of the benefit of a ‘walking neighborhood’ without the Rockridge price points. There is a binding sense of community and pride of place in Glenview, demonstrated by a strong neighborhood association, popular Yahoo group (Glenfriends) and annual block parties.

Glenview has several churches and a synagogue. Glenview Elementary and Edna Brewer Middle School are highly rated and boast top scores in the Oakland Unified School District.  Glenview Elementary is in the process of a complete renovation and is due reopen again in the near future. Twelve-acre Dimond Park runs along Glenview's eastern side, with oak and redwood trees populating the green space. Amenities include picnic areas, playgrounds, and a swimming pool.


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(510) 599-2000
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Christian Downer

Realtor | Top ProducerGlenview Specialist Since 2001CompassDRE# 01323308(510) 338-1340 office(510) 599-2000

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