This stately duplex on Stow offers a delightful blend of period details and modern amenities with stellar lake and city vista views. Flexible living options--use as an income property, or live in one and rent out the other, or use the second unit for a home office/studio. The bottom unit has two bedrooms and a Jack and Jill bathroom showcasing architectural and period details. Beautiful hardwood floors, built-in cabinets and the decorative fireplace add warmth and character to the home. The upper unit features a bright one bedroom and one bathroom with sweeping views of Lake Merritt. From this top level, you can spill out into the private backyard space, perfect for gardening or outdoor play. Situated just steps away from Lake Merritt, enjoy strolls or picnics around the lake or take a short walk to the farmer's market, cafes, shops, and restaurants on Grand Avenue and Lakeshore. The iconic Grand Lake Theater is conveniently nearby, providing entertainment options right at your doorstep. Experience the perfect blend of comfort, style, and convenience inthe vibrant Oakland city setting.