A Dreamy Midcentury in Oakland Is Seeking a New Owner For $1.4M

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By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
Grab this wood-clad 1963 midcentury home with stunning South Bay views before it's too late.

Located on a gentle downslope in Oakland, California, this classic 1960s midcentury home features all the beloved elements that are synonymous with the historic era—sleek lines, high ceilings, exposed beams, and an expansive wall of glass. 

Designed by local architect Norris Gaddis, who is best known for his award-winning design of the Oakland Knowland Park Zoo, the 3,367-square-foot property has six bedrooms, three baths, a bright, open floor plan, and a wraparound deck that enables a natural indoor-outdoor flow. Now, for the first time on the market in 55 years, this home is being listed for $1,395,000.

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The entry of the wood-clad property features beautiful midcentury lines. 

The entry of the wood-clad property features beautiful midcentury lines. 

The split-level home opens to a glimpse of the breathtaking view. 

The split-level home opens to a glimpse of the breathtaking view. 

The living room is anchored by a statement fireplace. 

The living room is anchored by a statement fireplace. 

A wall of windows showcases the home's spectacular views of California's South Bay.

A wall of windows showcases the home's spectacular views of California's South Bay.

Exposed beams and shoji screens, which conceal the dining area, add to the home's charming character. 

Exposed beams and shoji screens, which conceal the dining area, add to the home's charming character. 

The dining nook sits right off the living room and also embraces striking views.

The dining nook sits right off the living room and also embraces striking views.

The original kitchen is simple and tasteful, yet also ripe for modern updates. 

The original kitchen is simple and tasteful, yet also ripe for modern updates. 

The open kitchen leads to the wraparound deck. 

The open kitchen leads to the wraparound deck. 

A look at one of the home's six bedrooms. 

A look at one of the home's six bedrooms. 

The residence also features a basement with an additional living room. 

The residence also features a basement with an additional living room. 

The outdoor space fully enables indoor/outdoor living. 

The outdoor space fully enables indoor/outdoor living. 

The spacious pool area is peaceful and private.

The spacious pool area is peaceful and private.

 The view from the upper wraparound deck. 

 The view from the upper wraparound deck. 

455 Pershing Drive is being listed by Nancy Moore of Pacific Union International for  $1,395,000. Staging was done by LUXE Home Design, Staging & Interiors. See the full listing here

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