If you’re looking for the perfect starter home in a great commuter location don’t miss this 2-bed, 1-bath single-family home + studio with bath, in Allendale. The recently-built privacy fence conceals a classic bungalow with detached garage. In addition to a tasteful mix of hardwood and laminate flooring, you’ll appreciate the attractive built-ins providing plenty of storage. An updated kitchen includes a stainless steel range hood and tile backsplash with granite counters offering additional bartop seating and an open flow with the main living area. The detached garage--a converted studio with kitchenette--would make an excellent additional workspace or potential rental unit for additional income. The 580 Freeway makes for an easy commute anywhere in the Bay Area, nearby Joaquin Miller park has plenty of greenspace, and Oakland airport is only a 20-minute drive away. A great investment opportunity, this property is the perfect alternative to condo living.