On a picturesque block in the desirable Highland Terrace neighborhood of Oakland, this light-filled oasis awaits! This wonderful home has 2 levels, a fresh open living & dining area w/ a fireplace, 3 bedrooms & 2 full bathrooms, family room & laundry area, a quiet corner perfect for video teleconferences & a mud room w/ a big storage cabinet. On the main level adjacent to the open layout living area is an updated kitchen & cozy breakfast nook. This opens onto a large sunny deck w/ a BBQ, seating area w/ romantic Lemontec hanging string lights & garden access. There's an enticing patio perfect for cocktails or hanging out with friends & family. The huge backyard offers plenty of outdoor playground including apple, citrus, & other mature trees, raised beds for organic gardening, & an enormous lawn perfect for a game of volleyball or croquet. With its close proximity to shops, restaurants, hiking trails, transportation, & HWY 580 this home is truly a modern paradise!