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261 Marlow Dr Oakland, CA 94605
2 beds
1.5 baths
1,082 sq ft

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Melody Hultgren

Melody Hultgren

Founder | Top Producing Realtor®

DRE# 01379851

Property Description

Open House 10/16-17 2-4PM Rare Opportunity to Live Along San Leandro Creek! 261 Marlow Drive, in charming Sheffield Village, is your rare chance to live in a creek side oasis. The two-bedroom, two-bath home sits high above the banks of San Leandro Creek. The home offers private access to this lovely natural setting which is complete with Redwood, Bay and Oak trees. A unique country oasis while still living in a vibrant city. The upper level of the property offers terraced outdoor spaces both covered and uncovered for comfortable enjoyment year-round. Inside the home you’ll find everything you would expect in a lovely California cottage. Beautiful, random plank hardwood floors, a wood-burning fireplace, and a bright, sunny kitchen. You’ll also find modern updates such as LED lighting, a tank-less water-heater, a wine refrigerator and solar panels. There’s a wonderful bonus room, perfect for a home office or guest room attached to the rear of the garage overlooking the natural setting.

Property Details & Features

Property Type

  • Detached

Year Built

  • 1941


  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 partial bathroom


  • 2 bedrooms


  • Approximately 1,082 square feet
  • Built in 1941
  • Level – Street: 2 Bedrooms,1.5 Baths,Main Entry
  • 5 total rooms
  • Existing


  • Ceiling Fan(s)

Exterior Features

  • Dual Pane Windows
  • Stucco


  • 1 fireplace
  • Brick
  • Living Room
  • Woodburning


  • Hardwood Floors
  • Laminate
  • Tile


  • Crawl Space
  • Raised


  • Garage?: Yes
  • 1 garage space


  • Sewer System – Public
  • Water – Public


  • Central Gravity
  • Gas

Home Owner’s Association

  • HOA fee frequency: Annually
  • Common Area Maint
  • Management Fee
  • Paid by Buyer


  • Breakfast Nook
  • Counter – Solid Surface
  • Dishwasher
  • Eat In Kitchen
  • Electric Range/Cooktop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Updated Kitchen


  • Dryer
  • In Laundry Room
  • Washer


  • $821 per square foot
  • Cottage


  • Area: Oakland Zip Code 94605
  • County: Alameda
  • Neighborhood: Sheffield Village
  • Directions to property: MacArthur to Marlow R on Revere R on Marlow


  • Lot is approximately 8,713 square feet
  • Approximately 0 acres
  • Down Slope
  • Back Yard
  • Deck(s)
  • Fenced
  • Front Yard
  • Patio
  • Patio Covered
  • Side Yard
  • Terraced Down
  • Back Porch
  • Back Yard Fence
  • Porch


  • Detached Garage
  • Garage Facing Front

Pets Policy

  • Additional Deposit Reqd


  • Hills
  • Park
  • Ridge
  • Water
  • Wooded


  • Composition Shingles

Additional Rooms

  • Bonus/Plus Room
  • Dining Area
  • Office
  • Laundry

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