November 2014

Found 8 blog entries for November 2014.

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Having recently sold an amazing 2 story loft with 2 bedrooms, 3 baths and 20 ft ceilings in Fruitvale, I was researching the neighborhood and found that the Jingletown Arts & Business Community is holding it's 9th Annual Winter Art Walk, Saturday and Sunday, December 6 - 7, 11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The annual winter event highlights the work of more than 50 artists who live and/or work in the area known as Jingletown, which is located between the Park and Fruitvale Street bridges bordered by the estuary separating Oakland from the island of Alameda.  There will be food trucks featuring delicious local products.

Jingletown has a large number of galleries, including: 420 Gallery, Gray Loft Gallery, Float Gallery, JIngletown Art Studio Gallery,

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Welcome to my favorite new coffee shop located on Berkeley's Fourth Street. This is just what Fourth Street has been needing and if you have not been here yet than check it out. Artis is a great place to bring your laptop and work, grab a perfect espresso, and get your green coffee beans roasted exactly how you want them.
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Ary Assadi, Realtor
Ary@EastBaModern.com 415.216.5653

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Will you be here in the East Bay for Thanksgiving, but don't want to deal with all the cooking and clean-up that comes with hosting a traditional Thanksgiving meal? A few local restaurants are highlighting their Thanksgiving menus this year for those of you that are looking for another option on November 27th.

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Lake Chalet, 1250 Lakeside Dr. in Oakland:  Many of you will already be familiar with this well-known restaurant on Lake Merritt. In addition to their regular menu, Lake Chalet will be serving a holiday three-course prix fixe meal as well as additional holiday side dishes. They will be open from 11 AM to 10 PM, and the cost of the prix fixe meal is $46 per person. This is a great option if you want to enjoy your meal with amazing views of the

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Congratulations to my very excited first-time home buyer, who just closed escrow on 1610 Oakland Blvd. in Walnut Creek for the great price of $635,000. This barely lived-in home featured 2 bedrooms and 2 baths in just under 1,400 square feet. The back deck features great views of Mount Diablo and is convenient to shops, restaurants, and BART.

Looking for assistance finding a home in the East Bay? Contact me anytime, I'd be happy to help.

Matt Vance, Realtor

510.604.8000 | Matt@EastBayModern.com

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Congratulations to the seller of 428 Alice St #721 in Jack London Square which closed escrow at $642,000!  I had the pleasure of staging, listing and marketing this 7th floor, 1,136SF two-bedroom/two-bath unit in the 428 Alice Condominiums with panoramic views of Downtown Oakland and Mt. Tam!

If you are looking to sell your Jack London loft, please allow me to help. Contact me for a comparative market analysis of your unit or complete my Online Valuation Questionnaire at JackLondonCMA.com.

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Congratulations to the seller of 428 Alice St #321 in Jack London Square which closed escrow at $586,000!  I had the pleasure of listing and marketing this spacious 1,207SF two-bedroom/two-bath unit in the 428 Alice Condominiums.  

If you are looking to sell your Jack London loft, please allow me to help. Contact me for a comparative market analysis of your unit or complete my Online Valuation Questionnaire at JackLondonCMA.com.

 

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Mid-Century Meets Modern Design....

In this 1,543 sqft (per tax records), 3 bedroom, 2 bath ultra-sophisticated Eichler located in the charming Rancho San Miguel neighborhood of Walnut Creek.

This stylish pad combines the best of modern conveniences with timeless post and beam Eichler charm. The kitchen, open to the family room, is fitted with Arclinea Italian design custom cabinetry, integrated Miele, Bosch, and Sub-Zero appliances, and globe lighting. Floor to ceiling glass makes the entire gathering area light and bright, creating a seamless transition between the indoors and exterior courtyards. The baths are beautifully tiled and accented with Artemide wall lighting and Porcher & Toto fixtures.

There's natural

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Here’s your chance to own a stylish, mid-century Eichler home in Concord’s popular Rancho de los Santos neighborhood, listed by Ken Fox and myself.

 

This 4 bedroom, 2 bath home built in 1965 is an A-frame atrium model with 1,811 square feet of living space (per tax records) and combines the original character with thoughtful updates for the modern buyer. The home sits on a spacious and private 7,700 square foot lot with a brick patio and shade trees and is located on quiet Salem Street, yet convenient to restaurants, schools, and shopping.

 

The floor plan features a light-filled, open layout with a great connection between indoor and outdoor spaces. The home was recently painted inside and out, with newly refinished concrete

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