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Located in Oakland’s highly sought after Montclair neighborhood. In an exciting collaboration between CB Design and Timbre Architecture, this home has been expertly designed and constructed to include an impressive mix of sustainable “green” home features within the classic framework and aesthetic of mid-century modern design.
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This state-of-the-art home offers 1,980 square feet of contemporary living space, 3 spacious bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an office which can easily be converted into a 4th bedroom, and remarkable Bay views from nearly every room in the house. Level in entry to the home reveals the open concept great-room, living-room & dining-room delineated only by glass railings. Spectacular unobstructed bay views invite you out through large sliding door systems to the spacious view deck. The gourmet kitchen with custom teak cabinetry extends via a custom floating sideboard into the dining area. Walk out the sliding door from the kitchen to an outdoor dining patio with succulent plantings and a lemon tree, the perfect place for entertaining friends and family during those warm Summer nights.


The generously sized master suite includes a large walk-in closet, master bathroom with a board-formed concrete feature wall, and local handmade tile shower surround. Enjoy gorgeous Bay Views from the master bedroom, as well as it’s adjacent view patio just outside another half wall sized sliding door. On the lower level there are two more bedrooms with custom teak armoire style closets, and an adjacent bathroom with tub. Bonus laundry and storage/utility space is also located on the lower level of the home.


Full energy upgrades like new insulated glass windows, doors, and insulation have been added throughout the entire home to meet current energy efficiency standards. The lower level features passive solar design with thermal mass concrete floors, helping to keep the home cool in the summer and retains warmth during the winter. Equipped with the Nest Smart Home Package that includes thermostat, alarm, and doorbell with integrated camera, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.



OUTDOOR/EXTERIOR FEATURES:

220 outlet at carport for Electric Car Charger

Carport with 2 off-street parking spaces and enclosed storage area

Terraced landscape with three patio spaces:

Lower "orchard" terrace: fruit trees on site include apple, kumquat, persimmon and olive

Two Coast Live Oaks

Graywater irrigation system by Aqua2Use, (waters landscape with water from clothes washer)


GREEN DESIGN FEATURES:

Reused original mid-century steel fireplace and light fixtures

Daylighting with light monitor feature over stairs to bring natural light to interior space

Fully engineered structure with new foundation and seismic upgrade to current code

New insulated PVC roof, with full warranty

New dark anodized aluminum windows and doors throughout by Western Windows, also under warranty

Roof deck with Bay views with stainless steel and glass railings (Railing - Invisirail; decking - Pakari)


FLOORING:

Lower level - Concrete floor finish w/integral custom color

Upper level - Engineered European Oak finish in place hardwood floor


Custom Stairs w/ reclaimed redwood floating treads salvaged from the original deck structure

New custom Teak cabinetry throughout, including fireplace surround and floating credenza in dining room

Ceasarstone quartz composite stone with matte finish for kitchen, dining room, and bathroom counter tops, and living room hearth

Local, handmade tile by Fireclay Tile at kitchen backsplash, and tile surround in master shower and second bathroom tub surround; board-formed concrete feature wall in Master bath

All new designer plumbing fixtures by Phylrich, made in USA; new toilets by Toto; new tub by Duravit; curbless shower with concrete floor finish in master bath

Designer stainless steel kitchen appliance package from Fisher & Paykel

Bioflame ethanol fireplace with contemporary floating Caesarstone hearth & teak surround


CEILINGS:

Original Mid-Century modern exposed beams with tongue & groove fir ceilings on upper level;

Exposed beams with architectural birch veneer panels at lower level

Custom sliding felt room partition at living room / office

Designer wallpaper by Ferm Living in Powder Room


New light fixtures throughout:

Feature pendants in Dining Room and Kitchen, and master bedroom sconces by Seed Design

Original mid-century wall sconces in office & lower hallway

Decorative pendants in bathrooms and powder room

Ambient LED cove lighting throughout

All new high efficiency LED lighting at exterior & landscape


Newly painted interior & exterior

Upgraded gas service and all new electrical wiring meeting current code

High-efficiency HVAC and hot water heater


Project Team

Architecture: CB Design & Timbre Architecture (a collaboration)

Structural Engineering: Sheerline Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnia

General Contractor: MK Construction

Staging: Trybe Collective