3 BEDS + Den
4509 Tompkins Ave - Oakland
4509 Tompkins Ave - Oakland
3 BEDS + Den
2,617 SQ FT
This split-level 3 bedroom plus den, 3 bathroom home in Oakland boasts 2,617 sq. ft. of functional, sun-filled space. The floor plan boasts a living room, open dining room, family room, and updated kitchen on the street level; two bedrooms and a bathroom on the upper level; and a bedroom, bonus room/den (which could serve as a guest room), 2 bathrooms, and a large laundry room on the garden level. You’ll find ample natural light, hardwood flooring, storage space, and attractive trim and base moulding. Outside, the property features a sprawling backyard with a deck, a mini-porch, a patio, and garden spaces; a dry garden in front; and a 1-car garage.
Inside, the entryway (which features a coat closet) opens up into the living room. A large wrap-around window floods this space with light and fresh air, while the dark hardwood floors and exposed brick of the decorative fireplace give the room homey warmth.
The dining room is open to the living room, yet also feels like its own distinct space. That’s because, while featuring the same elegant hardwood flooring, this room is narrower, centered by a light fixture, and has a window of its own.
On the other side of the dining room, we enter the sprawling family room. With wall-to-wall carpeting for comfort, windows on three sides, and enough space for several couches and other pieces of furniture, it’s the perfect place to relax and recharge or get together with family and friends. This room also has direct access through a set of sliding glass doors to the rear mini-porch, which overlooks the backyard.
The kitchen has been updated with all stainless steel appliances (including a dishwasher and a 6-burner stove); quartz counters; a tile backsplash; plenty of wood cabinetry and drawer space; and a window over the sink. There is also a breakfast nook, a pantry closet, and can lighting as well as a pendant fixture over the sink.
The master and second bedrooms are on the upper level of the home, accessible via a short set of stairs off of the living room. While both rooms have hardwood flooring and soothing modern light fixtures, the master bedroom features a long set of wraparound casement windows, while the second bedroom has two separate windows. These rooms share a hallway bathroom, which has a vanity and a shower over a tub.
The third bedroom is downstairs on the garden level. With two windows looking out on the back and side yard (respectively) and a set of sliding glass doors leading directly to the yard, the space is light and airy. It also features an extra-long closet and an updated bathroom. The garden level also boasts a bonus room/den; a laundry room with a washer and dryer and extra storage space; and the home’s third bathroom. Like the downstairs bedroom, the bonus room is a functional space that could also serve as a den, a second family room, a home office, or even a fitness room.
Like the home itself, the backyard is quite sizable and receives ample sunlight, yet there are also trees lining the property for shade, particularly over the patio section of the yard. Beside the patio, there is a large mulched space, perfect for playing or gardening. The front yard, meanwhile, already features a dry garden and shrubbery for easy maintenance and water efficiency.
4509 Tompkins Avenue is located on a residential block in the middle of Oakland’s Redwood Heights neighborhood. Just minutes from the grocery stores, shops, restaurants, and cafes of the Laurel District, this home also offers convenient access to Highways 580 and 13 for easy commuting
• 3 bedrooms plus den, 3 bathrooms
• 2,617 sq. ft. per public records
• Built in 1947
• Split-level floor plan with mixed layout
• Ample natural light
• Living room with wrap-around windows and dedicated dining area
• Kitchen features quartz counters, stainless steel appliances
• Family room
• Bonus room/den
• Hardwood flooring
• Laundry room with washer and dryer
• Backyard with deck, rear mini-porch, patio, garden
• Attached 1-car garage
• Desirable Redwood Heights location
• Close to Bus 648
• Easy access to Hwys 580, 13