Historic House Listings

Like a fairytale! “Woodwardia Cottage”, Circa 1916 in California. $995,000

May 19, 2024

This house is like a fairytale cottage! Love the landscaping! The Woodwardia Cottage was built in 1916. It is located on .34 acre in Oakland, California. The house features arched windows, stone exterior, red wood shingles, stone fireplace, hardwood floors and vaulted ceilings. There is a creek on the property. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,462 square feet. $995,000

Contact Katy Anderson with California 24: 510-637-8118

From the Zillow listing:


106 Glenwood Glade offers a retreat reminiscent of a scene from a storybook. Curbside is a pit stop for neighbors to sit and indulge their imaginations. The yard art, full of frogs, fairies, gargoyles and more brings the house to life. Front windows are arched at their peaks & their trim’s teal color complement the redwood shingles. Upon entry is an impressive stone fireplace & seating area. Look up to see hand-hewn wood beams. On the walls are hand-painted murals. Large windows let in natural light & views. Soaring ceilings combine the living & dining room areas. The primary bedroom has an ensuite bathroom. Downstairs is the kitchen with blue tile, butcher block counters, stainless steel fridge, redwood cabinets, and fir flooring. The basement houses a second bedroom. A slightly hidden latrine on the exterior offers convenience for outdoor gatherings. The garden is lovingly curated by a living tapestry of lush greenery and mature trees. Descending towards Temescal Creek, the yard spreads to both sides of the creek and is connected by a footbridge. The whole lot — feels like a miracle.


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