A secret garden and storybook charm greet you at this calm retreat in the city. Beautiful and immaculately maintained home on a well-loved street begins with spacious yards and mature, sheltering trees. This welcoming home offers comfortable, light, bright rooms,original hardwood floors (mainly under carpet currently), and a spacious living room with a wall of glass inviting in the tranquil outdoor view. The expansive covered brick patio is perfect for BBQs and outdoor dining and plenty of room to play. An enchanting brick walkway leads from the main backyard to a "secret garden" which offers so many options including space for a potential ADU or pool. Close to Contra Costa Canal trails, public transportation, shopping, BART, parks, and more. Canal water for irrigation is available for this property. This is a happily ever after home.