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Charming Craftsman in the Heart of Rockridge

Nestled in the heart of Rockridge, 564 Forest St offers unparalleled access to all that College Avenue has to offer. This charming two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom residence epitomizes the timeless allure of Rockridge's craftsman architecture, evoking a sense of owning a piece of the neighborhood's rich history.

Originally constructed in 1913, the home showcases meticulous attention to detail and exceptional craftsmanship. Upon arrival, a welcoming front stoop beckons, leading to an enclosed porch ideal for storing coats and shoes. Inside, the interior boasts exquisite craftsman molding that seamlessly connects the kitchen, living, and sunroom areas, painstakingly restored by its dedicated owners. The living space exudes historical charm with a vintage fireplace, while the formal dining room showcases the beauty of original built-in cabinetry.

The sunroom, adorned with craftsman casement windows, serves as a tranquil retreat, perfect for either a home office or unwinding after a long day. Recently updated, the kitchen, a blend of old-world charm and modern convenience, features classic shaker-style cabinets topped with elegant stone countertops. A delightful breakfast nook adds to the charm, offering an ideal spot for enjoying morning coffee or casual meals. Glass doors lead from the kitchen to a private garden patio, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining guests.

The main level also includes a convenient powder room. Ascending the central staircase, illuminated by ample natural light, leads to two enchanting bedrooms sharing an updated hall bathroom complete with a shower-over-bath adorned with green glass tile and a sunny skylight. Nestled within the eaves of the house lies a laundry room boasting ample storage space.

Additional features include off-street parking and ample basement storage space. Ideally positioned between the bustling eateries, boutique shops, and cafes of College Ave and Telegraph, this home epitomizes convenience and community. With top-rated schools and a welcoming atmosphere, 564 Forest St offers the quintessential Rockridge lifestyle. Welcome home.

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Property Feature List

  • 1,306 living square feet
  • 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathroom
  • 1,960 square foot lot
  • Built-in 1913
  • Charming craftsman cottage in a terrific connected location. Enclosed front porch, living room with original fireplace, sun room perfect as an office space, powder room and formal dining room. The charming breakfast nook and updated kitchen lead to the backyard with a glass slider to a sweet garden and patio.
  • The upper level features an updated bathroom shared by two bedrooms, and a bonus laundry area with storage.
  • Vintage fireplace 
  • New painted front exterior (2024)
  • Some Lutron dimmable lights throughout the house
  • Levolor window coverings installed in the dining, sunroom and bedrooms
  • Newer dual paned windows in upper level and kitchen
  • Google Nest thermostat 
  • Formal dining room with restored period wainscoting and china cabinet
  • Earthquake retrofit (2020)

Key Kitchen Features

  • Remodeled kitchen (2018)
  • Custom Fieldstone inset cabinets
  • Marble effect countertops
  • Kitchen Aid refrigerator
  • Thermador range
  • Stainless steel sink and faucet
  • Recessed lighting
  • Large storage nook

Key Bathroom Features

  • Powder room: modern pendant light, large round mirror and blue square Mosaic tiles. 
  • Upper level: Stylishly remodeled bathroom, square iron effect flooring, soaking shower-over-tub with floor-to-ceiling mosaic tile, storage closet, access to the laundry room, radiant heating, and skylight. 

Key Plumbing Features

  • Certified Sewer Lateral
  • All water lines updated to copper piping

Parking and Garden 

  • Off-street parking (buyer to measure to ensure fit)
  • Electric vehicle charger (2023)
  • Fully fenced and gated rear patio and garden
  • Certified sidewalk (2024)
  • Basement for additional storage
  • Automated irrigation through Rachio
  • Front and backyard landscape lighting on automatic timers


  • Wonderful location near the heart of Rockridge ( BART, Market Hall and numerous restaurants and shops)
  • Frog Park children’s park, dog park nearby
  • Sunday Farmer’s market and so much more