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Welcome to 5556 Claremont Avenue,  a one-of-a-kind magical spot that blends privacy, nature and the outdoors with the best of urban living. This charming two bedroom one bath craftsman, with Its massive over 14,000 square foot lot, is the perfect setting for those who crave being outdoors while at the same time enjoy being in close proximity to transit and Rockridge’s wonderful commercial district.  

With grounds having been transformed into a wooded oasis the property features  raised garden beds, a large workshop/storage shed, and an enchanting tiny house that is perfect as a meditation spot or an office. Included is also an inviting outdoor flagstone patio replete with a pizza oven that comes alive at night with strings of outdoor lighting.

While the grounds are truly unique, the house itself has also been tastefully updated. With its charming 100 year old craftsman interior,  enhanced by a recent kitchen remodel, the home features a welcoming living room with gas fireplace, formal dining room, remodeled bath room with radiant heated slate floors, two sunny bedrooms and a fenestrated sunroom leading out to the patio.  There is even a grey water system in order to keep the grounds moist while remaining environmentally friendly.

Located just two blocks to the heart of Rockridge with its retail shopping, fantastic dining options, schools and parks, BART, casual carpool and more this is a home not to miss.

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Property Feature List

Main Features

1,205 square feet of living space

• 2 bedrooms

• 1 full bath

• Built in 1916

• Newer outbuildings including fancy shed/tiny house, and large storage shed

• Over 14,000 square foot lot

• Attic storage

• Chimney rebuilt and new gas fireplace added in 2011

• Fresh interior paint throughout 2019

• Crushed granite surfacing and gravel driveway

• Multiple car off-street parking

• Certified sidewalk

Key Kitchen Features

• Remodeled  in 2011

• Breakfast/ sunroom addition with laundry cabinet

• Mini-pantry

• New stainless steel GE 30’ gas range 2019

• Dishwasher

• Slate tile floors with radiant heating throughout kitchen

Bathroom Features

• 1 full bath fully remodeled in 2011

• Modern floating vanity

• Modern vanity lighting and new mirror 2019

• Slate tile floors with radiant heating

• Shower-to-landscape greywater system

Key Plumbing Features

• Grey water system  (Shower to landscape optional in main house)

• Frigidaire washer and dryer in kitchen with laundry-to-landscape greywater option

Key Electrical Features

• Basement and kitchen electrical upgraded in 2018

• New light fixtures 2019

Key Woodwork Details

• Classic Craftsman style molding

• Double-paned wood windows replaced from 2011 - 2018

• Roof replaced in 2019


• Park-like lot featuring lawn with irrigation

• Potting shed and multiple planter boxes with drip irrigation

• Flagstone patio area

• Authentic outdoor cobb pizza oven

• Covered firewood storage 2018

• New Tool and storage shed 2018

• Small orchard with grey water irrigation

Shed/Tiny House

• New construction, unpermitted shed in 2012

• Bathroom with composting toilet and shower (grey water only)

• Kitchenette featuring mini-fridge, and 2-burner stove

• Loft option for bed or expanded living space

• Redwood deck off of tiny house  

• Natural earth plaster walls refinished in 2019