Lovely Laurel Charmer.Enjoy a serene environment in our spaciously stylish, large one-bedroom flat, conveniently located in the lovely Laurel District. Relax and revitalize in the living room in either a comfortable, contemporary sofa that easily converts into a sofa bed or sink into a soft sectional sofa that includes a comfy chaise lounge. Entertainment is easy with a large, flat screen TV, DVD player and a mini DVD library. Work is a breeze with an excellent, ergonomic office chair and desk, and WiFi Internet connection to ease your workload and Internet surfing. Curl, cuddle up, read or take a nap in comfort in a cozy, comfy queen size bed with lots of pillows and natural light. Making it easy and convenient for Baby is a lovely Graco Play~n~Pak Portable Crib/Playpen. Create tasty treats in the well-appointed kitchen, complete with dishes, glassware, utensils, serving plates, pots & pans, a wonderful Wedgewood gas stove with a grill and broiler, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and even a toaster. The charming dining area is the perfect place to create memorable meals with family and friends. Enjoy the sun in our large backyard, complete with a gas barbeque to grill to your heart's content. There is also a Security Entrance and Secured, Gated, Off-Street Private Parking. Located in the lovely Laurel Business District, you are just two short walking blocks away from a wonderful selection and variety of local neighborhood stores and businesses, including Coffee Shops, yummy restaurants (Chinese, Cambodian, Mexican, Italian, West African, American, Fish & Chips, Hot Dog & Hamburgers, Barbecue, Gourmet Pizza), Donut and Sandwich Shop, a fabulously cool Toy Store, a new Microbrewery, Kettle Corn Shop, Boutiques, Dollar Store, Print & Copy Shop, Pet Food Store, Children's Ballet & Dance Studio, Martial Arts Studios, Yoga Studios, a Bike Shop, Beauty, Barber & Nail Salons, Safeway Grocery/Supermarket, Farmer Joe's Flagship store & House of Produce (two great produce stores), Food Mill (organic, bulk and health food), Bank of America & Citibank, the Post Office, Doctors, Dentists, Optometrists, Veterinarians, Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Subway Sandwiches, Domino's Pizza and Walgreens Pharmacy. Just a mile away are Peets Coffee, La Farines, Farmer Joe's second & an extremely large produce market location, CVS Pharmacy, Office Depot, Radio Shack, McDonalds, Burger King, Wendy Burgers and Starbucks. Enjoy the Laurel Street Festival, held annually on the second Saturday of August, with over 150 street vendors, food booths, musical performances, Carnival Games, a Petting Zoo, Rides and many other Children's activities. Join the Chinese/Lunar New Year Lion Dance, Easter Egg Hunt and Halloween Trick-or-Treating annually. Conveniently located 5 minutes away from the Dimond, Fruitvale, Lakeshore, Grand, Piedmont, Temescal and Rockridge Shopping Districts, Lake Merritt, the Rose Garden, the amazing Chabot Science & Observatory, hiking in the Redwoods, Oakland Knowland Park Zoo, the famous Children's Fairyland, Grand Lake Theater & Dimond Library. Only a quick 15 minutes away from Jack London Square, Downtown Oakland, Oakland Chinatown, the Oakland Convention Center, the Paramount Theater, the Fox Theater and of course, the Oakland Coliseum and Oracle Arena, home of our beloved Oakland Raiders Football Team, World Championship Golden State Warriors Basketball Team, Oakland A's Baseball Team and San Jose Sharks Hockey Team. Just 15 minutes to Emeryville, San Leandro & Castro Valley. A quick 20 minute drive to UC Berkeley, Richmond, Hayward, Fremont, Union City, Orinda, Moraga & Lafayette. A short 25 minute drive to Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill & Concord. A hop, skip and a jump with a 20-30 minute drive away from San Francisco, San Ramon, Dublin and Pleasanton. Only 20 minutes drive away from the Oakland International Airport. 5 minutes drive to BART. 2 Block walk to AC Transit Bus Service. Just 45 minutes drive from the San Francisco International Airport. Keywords: Flat, Duplex, Apartment, Home, House, Condo, One Bedroom, Casa, Casita, Bungalow, Oakland, Walk to Restaurants, Stores, Banks & Services.