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Charming Rockridge Bungalow Full of Fantastic Perks

On a quaint tree-lined street is 5236 Locksley Avenue, a turn-key three bedroom, two bath home situated just blocks from booming College Avenue. With an abundance of recent upgrades, a generously sized lot, and a basement with major potential, this home is truly special.

With its classic exterior, one would never expect the myriad of smart-home features that have been cleverly added starting with the keypad entry, and Ring video-monitoring doorbell at the front entry. The expansive living area is marked by a tiled mantle and gas fireplace which flows seamlessly into the dining area and kitchen. The built-in bar seating and open concept design invites you to entertain and never feel disconnected from the action. The country-style kitchen has been fully modernized with stainless steel appliances, a butcher block island, stone countertops, and easy access out to the sunny deck and backyard beyond.

The front hall leads to an amply sized bedroom and a full hall bath. At the other end of the home is the master suite complete with a rain shower, heated towel warmer and sun tunnel, adding to the abundance of natural light throughout.  Finishing off the main level is the final bedroom, and the best, most unexpected feature of all, interior access to the basement below. Let your imagination run wild with the unlimited potential of the partially finished lower level! With over 1,000 square feet of space and outdoor access, the area is already plumbed for laundry and storage but could be transformed into a guest space, home gym, office space + more.

Enjoy the rear garden and deck offering a private sanctuary with shade from the mature cedar. Fully fenced and with plenty of room for dining, seating, and gardening, the yard truly has it all. A long driveway and automatic one-car garage complete the amazing amenities of this property.

Just a short distance to BART and College Ave, it is undeniable that the location of 5236 Locksley simply does not get much better. Dining, shopping, and easy freeway access are all just minutes away. This home exemplifies the convenience of Rockridge living. Welcome home.

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Property Feature List

  • 1,371 square feet of total living space
  • 3 bedrooms and 2 baths
  • 1,116 sq ft. basement
  • 5,000 square foot lot
  • Originally built in 1916
  • Updated floor plan opening up the kitchen to the expansive living and dining space
  • Smart home features: Ring doorbell and Abode security alarm
  • Schlage keypad entry front door lock operable via phone app
  • EV 240 Volt 40 Amp car charging line (2018)
  • Large capacity secure mailbox
  • Solid wood front door
  • Recessed LED lighting throughout
  • Some new designer light fixtures
  • Hydronic radiant 2-zone heating with Nest thermostats
  • New exterior and interior paint (2017)
  • Coat closet at entry and many additional linen closets throughout
  • Gas tiled fireplace with Wainscot mantle
  • Interior access to partially finished basement with access to the backyard offering endless possibilities
  • Major permitted remodel to front hall, bathroom and bedroom (2016):
  • New hardwood floors, drywall, interior doors
  • Major permitted remodel to living, dining, kitchen, and master suite (2017):
  • New hardwood floors, interior doors, drywall, insulation, and wiring
  • New fireplace
  • Basement Improvements (2017):
  • Added stairwell for interior access with solid wood stair treads, added a sun tunnel, replaced door to exterior, and exterior ligh

Key Kitchen Features

  • Updated kitchen (2017) with butcher block island, Quartz countertops, bar seating for three, and generous cabinet storage
  • GE Profile stainless steel French door refrigerator
  • Integrated GE stainless steel microwave
  • GE Cafe gas range
  • Whirlpool Gold stainless steel dishwasher
  • Slide-out spice drawer
  • White hexagon tile backsplash
  • Brushed nickel hardware throughout
  • Access from kitchen to large outdoor deck dining area

Key Bathroom Features

  • Master bedroom with en-suite featuring a rain shower and sun tunnel
  • Master bathroom updates: New vanity, toilet, tub + shower, linen closet, sun tunnel and heated towel rack
  • Front hall bathroom updates: New light fixture, vanity, shower, toilet, fan and linen closet (2016)

Key Plumbing Features

  • Certified sewer lateral (2016)
  • Tankless water heater (2017)
  • New aluminum gutters installed (2016)
  • New copper plumbing installed (2017)
  • Auto Gas Shut Off

Key Electrical Features

  • New electrical panel for basement (2017)
  • EV 240 Volt charging line (2018)

Garden and Parking

  • Low maintenance artificial grass at front of home
  • Fenced backyard with pavers, huge redwood, lemon tree and sprinkler system
  • Detached, automatic one-car garage and long driveway
  • Certified sidewalk (2020)