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Maxwell Park

Maxwell Park

Maxwell Park is a quiet, friendly neighborhood of small winding streets nestled in the leafy Oakland foothills above High Street and west of Mills College. Cited by the San Francisco Chronicle as a place where home values recently doubled nearly overnight at the height of the real estate boom, Maxwell Park's real estate continues to be a popular place to live the bucolic bungalow life style.

Maxwell Park, originated by namesake and developer John P. Maxwell, began to grow in the early 1920s. The '30s and '40s saw a majority of development, with a leaning toward modest 2-3 bedroom residences in various styles including Spanish, English Tudor and traditional homes. Many of the Craftsmen bungalows boast the similar charming details of homes found in Oakland, Berkeley and Albany.

The neighborhood uniquely benefits from its proximity to the adjacent 135 wooded acres of Mills College. This historic women's college established in 1852 is not just picturesque, it offers many cultural opportunities to the public including concerts and art exhibitions. In keeping with its initial mission of training teachers, the Mills campus also contains a children's school, preschool, and summer camp. Although a private institution, admission is open to the public.

Maxwell Park is roughly bordered by Interstate 580 on the east, Brookdale Avenue to the west, Monticello to the north and 55th Avenue to the south. Residents here can do their shopping in nearby Laurel District, San Leandro, Montclair or the Grand Lake area.


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Maxwell Park Real Estate

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3324 COURTLAND AVE., OAKLAND
3 bed | 2 bath | 1,740 sqft (apx)
$599,000
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3030 MODESTO AVE, OAKLAND
4 bed | 3 bath | 1,478 sqft (apx)
$795,000
Pending
 

3153 HERRIOTT, OAKLAND
3 bed | 2 bath | 1,597 sqft (apx)
$799,000
Pending
 

3459 MORCOM AVE, OAKLAND
2 bed | 2 bath | 984 sqft (apx)
$629,000
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5411 BROOKDALE AVE, OAKLAND
2 bed | 1 bath | 953 sqft (apx)
$950,000
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2712 MAXWELL AVE, OAKLAND
3 bed | 1 bath | 1,271 sqft (apx)
$625,000
Pending
 

5127 CAMDEN STREET, OAKLAND
3 bed | 2 bath | 1,818 sqft (apx)
$750,000
Active
 

2472 COLE ST, OAKLAND
3 bed | 2 bath | 1,079 sqft (apx)
$688,888
Pending
 

5208 TRASK STREET, OAKLAND
3 bed | 1 bath | 1,576 sqft (apx)
$679,000
Pending
 

4508 PENNIMAN AVE, OAKLAND
3 bed | 1 bath | 1,145 sqft (apx)
$579,900
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3415 SIMMONS ST, OAKLAND
4 bed | 3 bath | 1,289 sqft (apx)
$799,950
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5230 CAMDEN ST, OAKLAND
2 bed | 1 bath | 989 sqft (apx)
$599,000
Active
 

5321 HILLEN DR, OAKLAND
2 bed | 1 bath | 1,208 sqft (apx)
$675,000
Active
 

2872 MORCOM AVE, OAKLAND
3 bed | 1 bath | 1,230 sqft (apx)
$675,000
Active
 

3324 COURTLAND, OAKLAND
3 bed | 2 bath | 1,740 sqft (apx)
$675,000
Pending
 

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