4601 Rockingham Court
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Welcome home to this spectacular gated property in Ridgemont, nestled in the beautiful Oakland Hills above Merritt College. As you drive through the stone pillars and iron gated entry, you’ll marvel at the lush, parklike grounds and peaceful setting with views of the hills and ridge line behind. Designed and built in 1987 and recently updated throughout, this is a truly special home, rich in detail and quality finishes.
Featuring 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and approximately 3,687 square feet of graciously appointed living space, this lovely home sits on a large .64 acre flat corner lot on a quiet cul-de-sac. From the elegant formal living and dining rooms to the warm and inviting family room, kitchen and breakfast nook, you’ll find a light, bright and open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining family and friends. A spacious bedroom, half bath and laundry room round out the first floor of the home. With newly refinished hardwood floors, fresh paint and all new light fixtures, you’ll appreciate the attention to detail, blending contemporary style with traditional roots.
Upstairs, you’ll find the spacious master suite with fireplace and sitting area, walk-in closet and large master bathroom featuring jetted tub, oversized shower, double sink vanity and peaceful garden views. Three large bedrooms and a tastefully updated hall bathroom complete the second story. New wall to wall carpeting, stylish lighting and abundant natural light enhance the beauty of the space.
Beautifully landscaped grounds wrap around the home, offering plenty of room to roam and play, including meandering paths and lush green lawns, accented with mature redwood trees, a koi pond, lovely gardens and peaceful hill and ridge line views. Nestled on a serene .64 acre flat corner lot in Ridgemont with convenient shopping, easy freeway access and miles of beautiful hiking trails just minutes away, this is one of Oakland’s premier locations.
Grand and elegant yet warm and inviting, the thoughtful design of this truly special property combines the feeling of a gracious traditional home with a comfortable gathering spot that is perfect for entertaining family and friends or simply for relaxing and enjoying everyday living.
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