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5321 Miles Avenue #Z | Oakland

THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN SOLD

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MLS#
40938516
Price
$1,000,000
Type
Condo
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Partial Baths
1
Sq. Ft.
1,126
Year Built
1979
Pool
N
Garage
N
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Date Sold
Mar 30th, 2021
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DESCRIPTION:

Stunning, tranquil, and truly unique, 5321 Miles Avenue Unit Z is an eco-modernist two-story townhome style end unit condominium set amongst a three-story tropical communal atrium and courtyard.

Built in 1979, this project was designed by architects Lee Porter Butler & Williams Pearson and developed by a CA state public utilities commission attorney, Jim Cherry &, his wife, Sherry Cherry. The development was the “nation’s first multi-family housing project in the nation utilizing the thermal envelope concept.” Though Butler & Pearson designed many, what they termed, “Ekose’a homes” in the 70’s & 80’s, this was the first with multiple units.

In addition to the “thermal envelope concept”, this visionary home features many bohemian 70's era modern architectural elements including the exposed I-beams and bracing, thick plank wood panel siding, massive wood deck and balcony, panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows & sliding glass doors, and multiple skylights. Unit Z also has tasteful appointments including gorgeous parquet wood floors downstairs, comfortable wool carpet on the stairs, bamboo flooring upstairs, and artisan tiling in kitchen & bathrooms. On the first level, the living room, kitchen, dining room, and courtyard deck feels like an open concept floor plan given the large windows at the unit’s entrance. Kitchen features a beautiful redwood natural edge butcher-block countertop, wood cabinets, large pantry, deep stainless steel basin, gas range, and refrigerator. There is also a half bathroom and large in-unit laundry room with an additional 17 sqft storage space under the stairs. Upstairs is the main bedroom with a wall size sliding glass door leading out to the balcony, second bedroom features a treetop view, large full bathroom, and quaint craft, vanity, or "Zoom" room. Both bedrooms have walk-in closets. Given the home’s back corner orientation, the unit feels bright & airy and has a verdant view out of every window.



Updated On: April, 14 2021
 
CONTACT
 
Shalene Rose

Shalene Rose
510.381.3117
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Michael Braillard
925.570.7099
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Miles Gardens is a 6-unit building nestled in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood. The homeowner’s association is self-managed, communal, and welcoming in the way they conduct their business. The month HOA dues are $425 per month. In addition to the courtyard, there is also the community backyard, with tables, chairs, firepit, wood smoker, garden space and small greenhouse for your use. Additionally, there is fruitful lemon tree at the front of the building. Each unit gets their own garage with an automatic door and enough space for a midsize vehicle plus storage &/or workbench.

Location, location, location! 89 Walkscore! 92 Bikescore! Close to BART & plenty of grocery, restaurants, and coffee options on Rockridge's College Avenue. But also just up the street from shops, restaurants, and cafes on Temescal's Telegraph Avenue. Around the corner from Frog Park! Centrally located near Piedmont Avenue, and Elmwood, Downtown/Central Berkeley neighborhoods as well. 1/2 mile from Rockridge BART. A little over a mile from MacArthur BART. Around the corner from Highway 24 on/off ramp. Pre-pandemic, Casual Carpool pickup was around the corner on Hudson Street.