1 Lakeside Dr., #317, Oakland, CA 94612


Property details

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • 833 ft² est.
  • Pets: Yes
  • Parking: Garage
  • Laundry in Unit
  • Rent includes: Garbage, Water

Description, features & terms

Enjoy this spacious one bedroom at The Essex on Lake Merritt. Enjoy views to the pool and Lake Merritt from the living room, bedroom and the deck. The bedroom is carpeted and has a spacious walk-in closet. Beautiful wood floors in the living room, dining area and kitchen. Additional built in desk which works great for the home office! Other unit amenities include In-unit washer/dryer, modern appliances and granite countertops. 1 car indoor garage parking space is available. Building amenities include 24 hour front desk, an exercise room, pool, clubhouse, business center, and high speed elevators.

The Essex is located directly on Lake Merritt. It is the United States’ first official wildlife refuge and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With amazing grassy shores; several artificial islands intended as bird refuges; an interpretive center called the Rotary Nature Center; a boating center where kayaks, sailboats, canoes, and rowboats can be rented and classes are held; and a fairytale-themed amusement park – Children’s Fairyland, Lake Merritt has something to offer for everyone. Enjoy the 3.4 mile path around the lake or relax on a gondola ride. The famous and historic “Necklace of Lights” surrounding the lake is truly a sight to behold, especially at night. The Essex is the premiere luxury building in Lake Merritt and all of Oakland, delivering high-rise living at its best. Offering a 24-hour front desk; a business center; a club house and residents’ lounge; a well-equipped gym; a sun terrace with an outdoor pool, hot tub, and outdoor dining area with a barbecue; and on-site management. Incredible location close to downtown Oakland, Uptown Oakland’s arts and entertainment district, Jack London Square, the 19th Street and Lake Merritt BART Stations, the Oakland Public Library, the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, the Oakland Museum of California, Whole Foods, Trader Joes and more!

Uptown Oakland, Jack London Square, exciting restaurants, cafes, and BART are all in close proximity. This is an ideal alternative to renting in San Francisco; SF’s Financial District is just 13 minutes away by freeway or 23 minutes by BART.

Key Features:
– 1 bedroom
– 1 bathroom
– Kitchen with appliances and pantry
— Refrigerator
— Range
— Dishwasher
— Microwave
— Garbage disposal
– Built-in desk for great work from home office area
– Laundry in-unit
– Central heating/air conditioning
– Walk-in closet
– Hardwood flooring
– Right on Lake Merritt, with walking paths and great views
– Garage parking space with bike rack available

Building Features:
– 270-unit full-service luxury building
– 24-hour guard and doorperson
– Gorgeous entrance lobby
– Business center and club lounge
– Well-equipped fitness center
– Residents’ lounge/party room with TV opens onto outdoor dining area with barbecue
– Terrace courtyard with sunny lawn area; outdoor pool with lounge chairs; hot tub; and outdoor shower
– On-site management
– Just a few minutes to freeways, Lake Merritt BART, and 19th Street Oakland BART
– Ultimate Lake Merritt location near CA Museum, recreational activities, downtown shopping, and Whole Foods
– Walk Score of 95, a “Walker’s Paradise”



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