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Located in OaklandPs most desirable neighborhood, 5840 Heron Drive is a rare, gated estate property in Upper Rockridge. With a total of 5+ bedrooms and 5 bathrooms spanning two separate homes on almost 1/2 acre, this spectacular lifestyle home offers the best of what the Bay Area has to offer.
Enter through the gated, private driveway to lush landscaping surrounding the stunning main house. Completely remodeled by one of Upper RockridgePs most artistic architects, the main house is infused with creative and thoughtful details at every turn. The main entry opens to tiled stair risers and wrought iron railings, hardwood flooring reclaimed from the famed Seals Stadium bleacher seats in San Francisco, and hand plastered walls accentuated with hand made ceramic details.
The living room is filled with natural light and scaled to perfection. The arched window overlooks a quaint sandbox while Juliet windows overlook the pool, outdoor fire-pit and secret garden with sandbox. The perfect place for creative play, gardening or room to roam for manPs best friend.
Just above, a bonus room can be used as and office, artist studio or staging area for entertaining. The adjacent formal dining room provides the perfect ambiance for entertaining on a grand scale as well as intimate family gatherings.
The eat-in chefPs kitchen leaves nothing to be desired with professional Wolf range and ovens, island with sink, plenty of counter space and bountiful storage. Open and inviting, the family room features captivating architectural details and a rear entrance with convenient personal storage cabinets. The large fireplace is the focal point while built in cabinetry hides the entertainment systems. Also on the main level, a full bedroom with bath is perfect for guests, Au pair, office or family work room.
Upstairs, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths include the light-filled grand master suite with built in shelves, balcony overlooking the bay, walk-in closet and luxurious master bath with large soaking tub and separate stall shower.
A secret loft above the second bedroom provides a respite from the rest of the house and encourages play, creativity and an excellent spot for sleepovers. A convenient laundry chute leads to a large laundry facility on the lower level.
The detached guest house recently designed by Mark Becker is a perfect addition to this dream estate. A private media room with full bath also serves as a sanctuary away from the every day. The separate, level-in apartment with full kitchen, living room, bath and adjacent laundry closet allows for out of town guests, returning college students or in-laws to visit while maintaining privacy.
The 4-car garage below includes electrical car charging, plenty of storage and an adjacent home gym. Thoughtfully designed, one of the garage spaces has folding doors on each end allowing for longer recreational equipment.
A true luxury in any urban setting, the outdoor areas define casual yet luxurious living at its finest. Bask in the sun at the pool by day and feast outdoors with outdoor barbecue, pizza oven and outdoor dining room on summer nights. Plenty of room to roam with level lawn, trampoline or gardening area, and electronic safety pool cover make this an entertainers paradise for people of all ages.
Location, lot size and artistic architectural details in a lush setting combine to make 5840 Heron Drive the ultimate estate to be enjoyed by generations to come.
- 5 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- 4 Garages
For more information, contact:
HIGHLAND PARTNERS l BH&G Real Estate, Mason-McDuffie, Inc.