5941 Charter Oaks Drive
Welcome to a Columbia Community Home with Style and Charm
A front arbor frames the doorway as you enter this open concept 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath charmer nestled right in the middle of the Columbia Community. Built in 1988, the two-story home has neighborhood views of an eastern hillside and includes a 3-car garage with insulated doors.
Upon entry, visitors are greeted by a dramatic high vaulted ceiling that extends into the living room with multifunctional nook space. The white oak hardwood flooring draws your eye to the back of the home towards a magnificent garden window overlooking beautifully manicured landscaping. The drip system has been updated. The dining area overlooks the yard and is the home’s centerpiece.
The family room is adjacent to the dining area and has a stone hearth gas fireplace. Also from the family room, access the backyard through a sliding glass door, access the laundry, powder room and garage from this space as well.
The re-modeled kitchen and recently painted solid maple cabinetry with numerous pullouts, granite counters, an oversized Kohler sink, a double pantry, dual ovens, and recessed and under-counter lighting. Meal prep is a breeze working on the sizable granite-topped island.
Enjoy the privacy of a master bedroom suite! Your retreat space has a fireplace, vaulted ceiling with fan, and a walk-in closet and linen cupboard. The remodeled master bath showcases 20-inch manmade porcelain marble-like floor tiles and shower surround, along with a custom vanity. The oversized shower and sink have glass backsplashes. Baseboards are updated throughout. All upstairs bedrooms are awash in natural light. The guest bath has been modernized with updated vinyl flooring, newer vanity and built in linen closet, updated lighting. This home is move-in ready!
Nearby you’ll find the community pool, jacuzzi and children’s pool. Castro Valley schools are highly rated earning an “Exemplary” status in recent years. Commute to SF via CV BART, or easy access to I580, I680, I880.
Welcome to Castro Valley
Nestled in a quiet valley surrounded by oak-studded rolling hills, Castro Valley enjoys a rural atmosphere in the midst of urban Alameda County.
With the San Leandro Hills extending along its northeastern edge, Castro Valley boasts such natural amenities as an extensively developed park system, a swimming lagoon, and an 18-hole golf course.
There are approximately 20 parks in Castro Valley of various sizes. Lake Chabot Regional Park offers many activities such as boating, hiking, shaded or sunny walk paths and many family picnic areas. There is also an annual spring fishing derby for fishermen of all ages. Another popular area is Cull Canyon Park hosts a swim lagoon and picnic areas. Also Castro Valley Community Center offers multiple activities; children’s play structure, baseball and soccer fields, tennis courts, basketball courts and center for exercise and dance classes.
This vibrant community of a little more than 60,000 residents hosts an annual Fall Festival and car show, a chili cook-off, and a rodeo parade, Castro Valley Light Parade – Meet in the Streets. Also the Castro Valley Chamber of Commerce works hard to introduce new business and are proud to offer food trucks at the Adobe Art Center each Tuesday for the Castro Valley Street Eats.
Seasonal farmers' markets sell fresh produce from the nearby Central Valley. Youth activities include softball, baseball, soccer, and basketball leagues, as well as a track club. Historic Rowell Ranch Rodeo holds rodeo events and chooses a Rodeo Queen each year. Castro Valley’s Adobe Art Gallery displays group art exhibits, student exhibits, and children's and senior art.
The 516 seat Center for the Arts sits on the Castro Valley High School campus and features a proscenium stage, high-tech lighting, and a world-class sound system, created by Tony award-winning sound designer Elton Halley and Meyer Sound. The Center also includes a large exhibition space, also utilized as a recital hall, conference center and art gallery; classroom and rehearsal space; a state-of-the-art control room, an electronic marquee, and box office.
The mission for the Castro Valley Arts Foundation is to provide our students and community with artistic experiences that educate, enrich and entertain by securing resources for the Castro Valley Center for the Arts. The foundation has a unique partnership with the Castro Valley Unified School District (CVUSD). The Foundation is committed to augment the Center for the Arts infrastructure; ensuring requisite staffing, program development, equipment replacement and facility enhancements.
Castro Valley homes range from 10-acre properties with plenty of room for horses to custom-built homes with views of the surrounding hills and three-bedroom, single-family homes close to schools and shopping.