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Nestled on a hilltop in Glen Highlands, 6183 Swainland is an exquisite 4+BD/4.5BA, 3740 sq ft Custom Contemporary with multi-level decks and lush canyon views that create the relaxed aesthetic of a private vacation retreat. The home’s flexible design is open to configuration as a single-family home with au pair or guest quarters or as a multi-generational household with separate living areas. The home’s main level features a light-filled common area with vaulted timber ceilings, a luxurious primary suite with large walk-in closet and opulent spa-like bath, and a second bedroom and full guest bath. Upstairs, a loft-style bedroom/office includes an ensuite powder room and overlooks both the bay and the canyon. Accessed via an interior staircase, an expansive 1BD/1BA apartment encompasses the lower level. The living area includes a full kitchen, separate entrance, and private covered deck - ideal as in-law, teenager, or au pair quarters. On the lowest level, a spacious studio apartment with kitchenette and laundry area overlooks the magnificent, terraced gardens surrounded by a profusion of ferns and shrubs with Japanese redwood, dogwood and ornamental cherry trees.
Oakland’s lovely hillside neighborhoods and lively shopping districts draw residents to the East Bay’s largest city - an exciting, vibrant, urban community. In the Sequoyah-Chabot neighborhood, many homeowners enjoy large lots that border the East Bay Regional Park and the Lake Chabot Golf Course. Montclair’s homes are situated on forested lots that offer a quiet retreat from the city. Temescal is an up-and-coming neighborhood along bustling Telegraph Avenue, with the feel of an urban village. In Jack London Square near the waterfront, old warehouses and former factories have been converted to loft living. Lakeshore-Upper Grand, with its mix of shopping, restaurants, antique stores, and a farmers market, is one of Oakland’s most eclectic neighborhoods. For those who live in Claremont, the Elmwood Shopping District offers a variety of old-fashioned shops and mixture of merchants. It’s easy to enjoy a wide variety of year-round outdoor activities in Oakland. Lake Merritt, located in the heart of the city, offers a 3.4-mile walking path, picnicking, sailing, and kayaking. Redwood and Joaquin Regional Parks encompass stately forests of 150-foot coast redwoods and provide miles of hiking, jogging, and horseback-riding trails. Anthony Chabot Regional Park offers golfing, an equestrian center, hiking, bicycling, and fishing. For sports fans, Oakland is home to the Oakland Athletics and the Golden Gate Fields racetrack Oakland residents have plenty of public transportation options, including Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), buses, ferries, and casual carpools. Oakland International Airport is serviced by more than 10 major airlines.