68 Templar Place
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Situated on a quiet culdesac in Upper Rockridge, this impressive Traditional home is an entertainer’s dream and a gardener’s paradise!
The charming brick walkway and sweet front porch welcome you into this perfectly renovated family home. The centerpiece of the living room is a graceful arched plaster fireplace topped with a reclaimed wood mantle. Warm hardwood floors and ample divided light windows create a space that is both rustic and elegant - an irresistible gathering spot for friends and family alike.
A dramatic and open ‘urban farmhouse’ kitchen remodel is the focal point of the main level. This magazine worthy cooking space is framed by an entry of reclaimed wood beams accented in black iron. Featuring high-end appliances, custom cabinetry, concrete and quartz countertops and a huge island this kitchen will inspire even the most reluctant home chef. The kitchen flows seamlessly into the sun-drenched dining room with French Doors leading to the decks and gardens beyond.
Ascend the open staircase to the Master bedroom with private deck, a full bathroom with double vanity, and a light filled second bedroom. Downstairs is a second full bath and comfortable family room, perfect for movie night with projector and screen already in place! A bonus room below is just right for quests, a home office, work-out room, or hobby space.
Expansive and lush, the professionally landscaped backyard is stunning! Epay decks with copper topped railings open from the dining room and family room. Seating areas on each will beckon you to relax and enjoy your morning coffee or happy hour cocktail. A large flagstone patio below provides just the right spot for lounging around the firepit with good friends or making smores with the kids. Mature, Tropical plantings surround a gracious lawn and a productive apple tree (pie anyone?)!
Additional conveniences include Central Air Conditioning and a garage with interior access. This turnkey home has been immaculately cared for and it shows! Zero Section 1 Termite Report & Certified Private Sewer Lateral.
In close proximity to Montclair Village, Piedmont Parks, Village Market and the shops & restaurants of College Avenue, 68 Templar Place is the home you’ve been waiting for.
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. Housing in Rockridge is a combination of charming bungalows, cottages, classic Arts and Crafts dwellings, and large brown-shingle houses. Its leafy streets are mainly residential. Rockridge offers an easy commute into San Francisco via the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station, as well as access to the University of California, Berkeley Campus. The 100-year-old, four-acre campus of the California College of Art and Crafts is nearby. Food-and-drink purveyors in Rockridge provide the best from around the world and local farms. 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.