California Craftsman Charm
Project director: Anna Patty
This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom craftsman home in Oakland offers classic 1940s charm and warmth. Situated in the popular Upper Laurel District, the layout of this home provides abundant natural light and an indoor-outdoor feel. Agent Derrick Gardner of LA Bay Properties teamed up with project director Anna Patty to add some modern upgrades and exterior improvements before putting this home on the market. Under Anna’s direction, some of the major upgrades included repairing and refinishing all of the hardwood flooring, replastering ceiling cracks, and repairing all exterior paint, trim, siding, mounts, and foundation issues. Once this project was completed, the home sold for $880,000!
Freemodel’s scope of work for this project included:
- All rooms: hardwood flooring repaired and refinished, all ceiling and wall cracks replastered, all walls, ceilings, and trim repaired
- Dining room: replaced chandelier
- Kitchen: replaced flush mount lighting
- Exterior: cement driveway and walkway and stairway to house repaired. All paint trim and siding, and eaves power washed, repaired, and painted, replaced front porch mount, removed the side and front security door and refinish the trim, repaired vertical cracks in the foundation, repaired and connected downward sprout to subpump to move water away from the foundation, removed hangers outside, put 1" by 8" board to cover up the holes and use to string lights and add power