Located in the vibrant pocket between North Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville, 1172 66th Street was designed with a nod to mid-century modern design and the vision to “inhabit less, live larger.” This two-story home is 793 sq.ft. with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath.
The first floor is an open floor plan with large windows and 10’ ceilings that overflows into a private outdoor space, perfect for your own retreat, relaxation and entertainment. The bright second floor is where you’ll find the two bedrooms and modern bathroom. Features include solar skylights, LED Wi-Fi enabled lighting, oak flooring, quartz countertops, and heat pump heating and cooling. Top of the line appliances are included, such as a Miele dishwasher, Fagor refrigerator & Legrand Wi-Fi ready light switches. Bonus on-site storage included.
The first of its kind in Oakland, 1172 66th Street is part of a net-zero community, meaning it produces as much energy as it consumes. The energy is minimized by using renewable energy systems and efficient products, including solar panels, rainwater harvesting cisterns, solar skylights with built-in rain sensors, LED lighting, and solar hot water heaters.
Along with making net-zero living the forefront of this home and community, Manou Design Group designed the home to create an efficient living area with common areas that create a real sense of community. Eric Manou, Principle of Manou Design Group says, “We created efficient, well designed homes that are spacious and comfortable but encourage use of the common areas.”
The central location boasts cultural diversity, an abundant selection of restaurants, cafes, and shops and a charming mix of a small town feel with city conveniences. This North Oakland neighborhood is special because it is extremely accessible. Everything is a short walk away: grocery stores, parks, restaurants, cafes and public transportation that will basically get you anywhere in the Bay Area.
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