5807 Roberts Avenue | Maxwell Park

3 Bedrooms | 1 BAthroom | 1,169 SF ​ | List Price $829,000

Charming Mediterranean-Style Home + Casita with Diverse Garden and Fruiting Trees

Built in 1924 just 2 blocks from the beautiful campus of Mills College, this charming Mediterranean-style bungalow is located in the sought-after Mills Garden / Maxwell Park neighborhood of Oakland. The welcoming front garden has abundant blueberry bushes, fruiting avocado and fig trees, citrus trees, herbs and fragrant flowering plants. Inside, this move-in-ready home offers three bedrooms, one bathroom, large living room, a bright eat-in kitchen, finished half basement and a detached casita that can be used as an art studio, guest quarters, or office space!

Adorned with abundant natural light and easy indoor/outdoor access, the home offers vintage features that include tray ceilings, crown moulding, and a wood burning fireplace. The spacious and updated kitchen includes a sunny breakfast nook, granite counters and more than enough cabinet and drawers for every cook! A finished half basement has a washer/dryer and plenty of room for additional storage. In the backyard, the casita has its own gated entrance & is complete with ample space, a kitchenette and a full bathroom. The sun-filled backyard offers unlimited opportunities to entertain, garden and relax outdoors with a patio & seating area under the pergola, vegetable planters and blossoming bougainvillea.

Take advantage of the tranquil spaces at Mills/Northeastern College, the amenities of nearby Laurel District for shopping and dining. Montclair Village shops and restaurants are just ten minutes away on highway 13! Commuting to downtown San Francisco is easy with the AC Transit express bus just two blocks away, and this convenient location also offers easy access to BART stations, major freeways, the Oakland Zoo and many East Bay Regional Parks. A true Oakland gem!

3 Beds

1 Bath

1,169 SF

​ 3,572 SF Lot

Detached Casita

Listed for $829,000

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• Built in 1924

• Maxwell Park neighborhood

• 1,169 SF (per appraiser) ​

• 3,572 SF Lot ​ (per public record) ​

• 252 SF detached casita with bonus space, kitchenette + bathroom

• 3 Bedrooms

• 1 Bathroom

• Spacious living room

• Updated eat-in kitchen

• Tray ceilings

• Wood burning fireplace

• Oversized windows

• Crown moulding

• Recessed lighting

• Finished half basement

• Backyard with patio/seating area under a pergola

• Mature landscaped garden with avocado, lemon, mandarin + fig trees and vegetable planters

• Near Mills/Northeastern College, freeways

• Easy access to BART, Laurel District, Oakland Zoo, East Bay Regional Parks

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The Local Lifestyle

The Neighborhood

Living in Maxwell Park offers residents mainly single family homes with a community lifestyle in an urban environment conveniently located to the best Oakland has to offer!

Mills College at Northeastern University

A private college part of Northeastern University's university system. Mills College was founded as the Ladies Seminary and became the first women's college west of the Rockies. They now serve all genders in undergraduate and graduate learning.

East Bay Regional Parks

The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful parklands in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, nature programs, volunteer activities, or just relaxing in beautiful natural surroundings, there is a park for you.

Laurel District

Bustling and vibrant, it offers a mix of shopping, coffee shops, boutiques, fitness, restaurants, bars, & more. The beloved annual Laurel StreetFair, which brings together thousands of people to celebrate the immense talent and diverse culture.

Oakland Zoo

Oakland Zoo is home to more than 750 native and exotic animals. They are nationally recognized as a leader in animal welfare, rescue, and conservation.


Easy access to BART, 580/880/13 freeways and AC Transit express bus to Downtown San Francisco 2 blocks away.