• $1,921,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1,980 SqFt
  • MLS# 40839528
Welcome to 19 HEMLOCK LANE located in Oakland’s highly sought after Montclair neighborhood. In an exciting collaboration between CB Design and Timbre Architecture, this home has been expertly designed and constructed to include an impressive mix of sustainable “green” home features within the classic framework and aesthetic of mid-century modern design.
This state-of-the-art home offers 1,980 square feet of contemporary living space, 3 spacious bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, an office which can easily be converted into a fourth bedroom, and remarkable Bay views from nearly every room in the house. Level in entry to the home reveals the open concept great-room, living room and dining room delineated only by glass railings. Spectacular unobstructed bay views invite you out through large sliding door systems to the spacious view deck.  The gourmet kitchen with custom teak cabinetry extends via a custom floating sideboard into the dining area.  Walk out the sliding door from the kitchen to an outdoor dining patio with succulent plantings and a lemon tree, the perfect place for entertaining friends and family during those warm Summer nights.
The generously sized master suite includes a large walk-in closet, master bathroom with a board-formed concrete feature wall, and local handmade tile shower surround. Enjoy gorgeous Bay Views from the master bedroom, as well as it’s adjacent view patio just outside another half wall sized sliding door.  On the lower level there are two more bedrooms with custom teak armoire style closets, and an adjacent bathroom with tub. Bonus laundry and storage/utility space is also located on the lower level of the home. 
Full energy upgrades like new insulated glass windows, doors, and insulation have been added throughout the entire home to meet current energy efficiency standards. The lower level features passive solar design with thermal mass concrete floors, helping to keep the home cool in the summer and retains warmth during the winter. Equipped with the Nest Smart Home Package that includes thermostat, alarm, and doorbell with integrated camera, carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.
  • 220 outlet at carport for Electric Car Charger
  • Carport with 2 off-street parking spaces and enclosed storage area
  • Terraced landscape with three patio spaces:
  • Lower "orchard" terrace: fruit trees on site include apple, kumquat, persimmon and olive
  • Two Coast Live Oaks
  • Graywater irrigation system by Aqua2Use, (waters landscape with water from clothes washer)
  • Reused original mid-century steel fireplace and light fixtures
  • Daylighting with light monitor feature over stairs to bring natural light to interior space
  • Fully engineered structure with new foundation and seismic upgrade to current code
  • New insulated PVC roof, with full warranty
  • New dark anodized aluminum windows and doors throughout by Western Windows, also under warranty
  • Roof deck with Bay views with stainless steel and glass railings (Railing - Invisirail; decking - Pakari)
  • Lower level - Concrete floor finish w/integral custom color
  • Upper level - Engineered European Oak finish in place hardwood floor
  • Custom Stairs w/ reclaimed redwood floating treads salvaged from the original deck structure
  • New custom Teak cabinetry throughout, including fireplace surround and floating credenza in dining room
  • Ceasarstone quartz composite stone with matte finish for kitchen, dining room, and bathroom counter tops, and living room hearth
  • Local, handmade tile by Fireclay Tile at kitchen backsplash, and tile surround in master shower and second bathroom tub surround; board-formed concrete feature wall in Master bath
  • All new designer plumbing fixtures by Phylrich, made in USA; new toilets by Toto; new tub by Duravit; curbless shower with concrete floor finish in master bath
  • Designer stainless steel kitchen appliance package from Fisher & Paykel
  • Bioflame ethanol fireplace with contemporary floating Caesarstone hearth & teak surround
  • Original Mid-Century modern exposed beams with tongue & groove fir ceilings on upper level;
  • Exposed beams with architectural birch veneer panels at lower level
  • Custom sliding felt room partition at living room / office
  • Designer wallpaper by Ferm Living in Powder Room
  • Feature pendants in Dining Room and Kitchen, and master bedroom sconces by Seed Design
  • Original mid-century wall sconces in office & lower hallway
  • Decorative pendants in bathrooms and powder room
  • Ambient LED cove lighting throughout
  • All new high efficiency LED lighting at exterior & landscape
  • Newly painted interior & exterior
  • Upgraded gas service and all new electrical wiring meeting current code
  • High-efficiency HVAC and hot water heater
  • Architecture: CB Design & Timbre Architecture (a collaboration)
  • Structural Engineering: Sheerline Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnia
  • General Contractor: MK Construction
  • Staging: Trybe Collective


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