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Bright, spacious & family-friendly top floor flat in vibrant neighborhood

Oakland, California, United States
Rates from USD $3489 | Monthly

Apartment or Condo | Entire Home
Available Dates:
From June 1, 2025


Conveniently located in Temescal, one of Oakland's hottest districts, this grand, 2BD/ 2BA top unit provides timeless luxury with its gleaming hardwood floors, high ceilings and abundant natural light through double-paned windows. Cooks will love the modern kitchen with its granite counters, stainless steel fridge, microwave and dishwasher, gas range. Eat at the counter or expand to the comfortable dining room, then relax in the grand living room with Smart TV, or the cozy family room that spills out the French doors onto the generous back deck, where you can socialize at tree-top level while you gaze out at broad neighborhood views and stunning sunsets. Enjoy the master bedroom with its built-in closet/dresser, walk-in storage closet and dedicated shoe storage wall. The en suite bathroom invites you to luxuriate in the claw-foot bathtub, while a second bathroom provides you with a day-to-day shower. The ultra-private second bedroom gives you views of the Oakland hills. If you work from home, you can opt for the light-filled home office that offers a desk with rolling chair, use the second desk in the family room or second bedroom, or even set up office on the large dining table. Free, super high-speed Wifi blankets the entire 1400 sf space. Come down your back stairs to take advantage of the free, shared laundry facilities and the backyard that has a range of tables, gliders and cozy seating areas in the sunshine or dappled shade. This home is ideally situated for car-free living! Walk a few minutes to popular gathering spots like Homeroom, Temescal Brewing; The Wine Shop, State coffee, Tacos Oscar, Brenda’s, Co Nam and Beauty's Bagel Shop, along with all the offerings of Piedmont Ave, Broadway and Telegraph Ave. You can also stroll to Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Piedmont Grocery. Conveniently located just a handful of blocks from both Kaiser and the Alta Bates Summit medical complex. Only 4 blocks to the BART station, you can catch direct trains to San Francisco, downtown Oakland, downtown Berkeley and beyond. Or choose from a wide range of express and local buses that quickly drop you at UC Berkeley, the Transbay Terminal in San Francisco or Children’s Hospital. The free Emery Go-Round bus delivers you to IKEA and other big box stores, as well as the Pixar campus and Amtrak stations. A couple of minutes on a bus, train or bicycle transports you to the Jewel of Oakland, Lake Merritt, where you can get exercise, enjoy lakeside dining or delight in people watching as you stroll or run the 3.5 lakeside path.




1,350 ft2

Suited For

Property Type
Apartment or Condo


From June 1, 2025

Minimum Stay

3 Months | Dates are flexible for this listing

Comments: We want to work with you - contact us to see if your dates and length will fit in to our scedule!


Apartment or Condo in Oakland, California, United States

Closest University

University of California, Berkeley

Nearby Universities
Saint Mary's College of California | University of San Francisco | Mills College | Laney College


Nearby Cities

Berkeley | San Francisco

Comments: BART station, express bus stops, local bus stops and free buses all within a few blocks; walkable to groceries, restaurants, breweries, venues and shops; close to parks including Lake Merritt (the Jewel of Oakland); year-round great East Bay weather!

Explore the Area


  • Bike to Campus
  • Urban
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Rental Rates and Terms

Rates from USD $3489 Monthly | Negotiable

The cost of utilities can be discussed

A cleaning service is not included

Comments: Water and garbage are paid for. You pay only gas and electricity.


Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Comments: Second BR has Japanese futon that is a great bed for children or adults; futon can be converted to couch if you want to add a crib or use room as an office. Small house-trained dogs are welcome - tell us about your furry friend!





High Speed Internet




Balcony or Patio




Temperature Control

Air Conditioning


Security System









Comments: Third floor unit of triplex features large back deck with great neighborhood views as well as access to fully fenced backyard with dappled shade, tables, gliders and hammocks.


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