Rick Richetta Announces Listing of Historic Oakland Home in Upper Lakeshore District
06/01/2012

Rick Richetta & Associates of Alain Pinel Realtors has announced the listing of one of Upper Lakeshore’s most iconic homes. The recently updated four bedroom home, designed by famed architect William Wilcox, is listed at $1,150,000.

Online PR News – 01-June-2012 – Oakland, CA – Rick Richetta and Associates of Alain Pinel Realtors has announced the listing of one of Upper Lakeshore's most iconic neighborhood homes. The home, located at 3875 Lakeshore Avenue in Oakland, features approximately 3,400 square feet of living space with an additional 700 square feet of build-to-suit basement space. The home is listed at $1,150,000.

"This is an exceptional home that blends grand, dramatic formal areas that are ideal for entertaining with spacious living areas that make everyday feel like something extraordinary. From light filled sunrooms to rich, original woodwork and period chandeliers, this home inspires artful living," says Rick Richetta, the listing agent for the property.

Homes in the Upper Lakeshore neighborhood are consistently in demand due to easy access to downtown San Francisco and walkability to both Lakeshore and Grand Avenue shopping districts

The home, which was built in 1912, features en suite baths and walk-in closets in three of the four bedrooms. The home includes a professionally equipped kitchen with servant staircase, cook’s herb garden, and outdoor brick fireplace. Architectural details include a grand staircase, wrap around porch, and original woodwork. The home was recently updated with a new foundation and roof.

The home was designed by William Wilcox, an architect who also designed the Alameda Free Library which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Richetta reports that early interest has been very strong due to the home’s historic appeal and location within the desirable Upper Lakeshore neighborhood.

"Homes in the Upper Lakeshore neighborhood are consistently in demand due to easy access to downtown San Francisco and walkability to both Lakeshore and Grand Avenue shopping districts," says Richetta.

The home is located within easy walking distance to Trader Joe's, Peet's, the Grand Lake Theater, the Saturday Grand Lake Farmer's Market, and some of Oakland's best restaurants. Schools include Crocker Highlands Elementary and Edna brewer Middle School.

The home will be open Sunday, June 3rd from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. A photo gallery of the home is available online at www.3875lakeshore.com. For more information, or to schedule a private showing, contact Rick Richetta of Alain Pinel Realtors at (510) 409-6044 or email rrichetta@apr.com. DRE #01449499.

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