6308 Hillmont Drive in Oakland CA 94605 3 bed 2.5 bath home for sale

February 25th, 2016

Brought to you by Brian Santilena | Pacific Union Real Estate.

6308 Hillmont Drive Oakland Millsmont

Located in the quiet and scenic Millsmont neighborhood of Oakland, 6308 Hillmont is a 1,659 square foot split level home located on a spacious 5,671 square foot corner lot with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Enclosed within a wooded and ivy covered fence, the grounds are secluded and surround the entire home. The house offers ample sunlight, cathedral ceilings and a recently remodeled kitchen. Freshly painted with blond laminate-wood floors and newly carpeted bedrooms. Crown molding, decorative baseboards and recessed lighting runs throughout the home.

Entering the main gate, the front yard holds a nice lawn and shaded area for lounging. The front door features a high curved inlaid window. Stepping over the threshold opens onto an inviting living room with large windows and wood floors. A corner fireplace offers a natural gathering space- the carved wood mantle is an ideal space to display your favorite art and treasured family mementos, topping the cut stone facade with a stepped hearth.

The open living room flows into the dining space with a view out to the outdoor dining deck. The open layout allows the common living space, a maximum amount of sunlight and lovely views of the decks and yard.          


The dining area is open to the U-shaped kitchen space, with a large window and sliding glass door leading out to the level-out dining deck. The outdoor deck is ideal for casual brunches as well as intimate dinner parties under the stars. The deck is nestled in a wooded setting with a rural feel, located next to a patio that is ideal for a grill. The modern kitchen features stainless steel appliances including a KitchenAid dishwasher, and Spectra digital oven with a 4-top gas stove and NuTone range.

Freshly painted shaker style cabinets with updated chrome pulls offer plenty of storage, including a lazy susan and storage over the range and refrigerator. Granite countertops and backsplash allow ample workspace. A gorgeous window box over the stainless steel twin basin sink lends warm sunlight and a view of the wooded hills, a perfect for a small indoor herb garden.


The common bath has an ante room with tons of storage, including numerous alcoved display shelves and cabinets overhead an open space with washer & dryer hookups. The bath includes a glassed step-in corner shower with detachable showerhead and surround tile. It features a double hung window with frosted privacy glass, and a white tiled counter and sunken black porcelain sink. With glass display shelves, a mid-century vanity light, and linoleum floors. Across the hall is a linen closet with shelves.


The back of the house holds the master and secondary bedrooms with terrific outlooks. Both feature high cathedral ceilings, crown moldings, wall sconces, warm carpeting and sliding mirrored closets with built in organizing systems. The secondary bedroom has hidden wall storage above the closet and a high display shelf.

MASTER SUITE- The airy master bedroom features lofty twin skylights in a high cathedral ceiling. A full wall of windows including a generously angled clerestory, and a sliding glass door leading to the private master deck.

The master bath is defined by a breathtaking sink in spa tub. Crafted of plum porcelain, the tub features a center faucet to comfortably accommodate two. It is surrounded in white tile with plum accent tiles & grouting, and topped with glass block windows for optimum light & privacy. The matching toilet features overhead storage and a large tiled vanity area has a vast countertop and dual medicine cabinets.


A door from the hallway opens onto a carpeted staircase leading to the spacious downstairs quarters, a studio plus. The space is impressively warm and generously sized. The living space easily holds a media center and a bedroom alcove for guests. Consistent in style with the rest of the house, it features blonde hardwood floors, recessed lighting and crown molding. A bonus room connects to the bedroom alcove, offering a cozy carpeted space for an office or dressing room.

A powder room has two doors for entry, from the entertainment area and the bonus room. It features a porcelain pedestal topped with a medicine cabinet, and decorative soap and hand towel holders. The downstairs has access to the crawlspace for hidden storage and a lovely sliding glass door accessing the stone patio.        


The yard is multi-tiered and truly exceptional. Making the use of the corner lot with a vast yard surrounding the house- with tiered patios and steps crafted of custom cut stone. With a large dining deck, a hammock style swing and majestic redwood trees. The pavers are accented with several gardening spots. Both beautiful and drought friendly, the outdoor space is perfect for everyday use as well as entertaining.

The detached 2-car garage has several small rooms for both a workshop, a laundry room and ample storage. A small fenced off dog run is located behind the structure. A wide driveway is accessed through a sliding gate, with room to accommodate a handful of vehicles.

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