This vintage 1940s Bernal Heights 2BD/1BA with bonus 3rd BD/home office, just steps to Courtland Ave shopping, dining, local schools, and libraries, is ready for its next owner's vision and passion! 533 Gates greets visitors with a bright formal living room with fireplace, galley kitchen with good-sized adjoining dining area, two ample BDs, a 3rd bedroom/home office in between, and a full bath with shower and tub. Downstairs is a large garage with lots of room for storage or hobbies. A cute low-maintenance back yard completes this rare value offering. Excellent location, just 2.5 blocks from Cortland Avenue shopping and dining including Andy's Market, Good Life Grocery, Martha's Coffee, Progressive Grounds Coffee, Black Jet Baking, United Dumpling, 3rd Cousin, the Bernal Public Library AND easy freeway and tech shuttle access. Bring your tape measure and creativity and come envision your next home!