Westbrae is named as the #1 neighborhood to raise a family in Berkeley by Niche.com. Its borders are East of San Pablo Avenue to Sacramento Street, North past Gilman Street and South to Cedar Street. Nearby parks include King Park, King Park Tennis Courts and Terrace Park.
Those who live here brag about how convenient it is to the worlds best food! Fine dining available at Chez Panisse (@chezpanisse) and Gregorie. For delicious pizza there is Giola and The Cheese Board Collective. Renowned grocers and bakeries include Monterey Market and Acme Bread.
Westbrae is a neighborhood prioritizing sustainable living, academic achievement, delicious food and the arts! The nearby conveniences offer all of these to it residents. These are the reasons it’s #1.
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Redwood Heights is a foothills neighborhood in Oakland. Its borders are West of Highway 13 to Bayo Street. It captures the homes between Daisy Street to Rettig Ave. from South to North (approx.). Nearby parks and commerce include Jordan Park, Redwood Heights Community Center, Lincoln Square Shopping Center and the poppin’ MacArthur strip of the Laurel District.
The real estate is a compilation of well-kept homes on tree-lined streets. There are storybook homes, Craftsmans, Mid-Century Moderns and more. Unique for Oakland, most of Redwood Heights has sidewalks, making it a great place for children to play and to exercise pets. Because residents are out and about, there’s a strong sense of community here. Folks are connected.
Easy access to highway 13 and public transportation make commuting easy. Professionals go to and from work. Students do the same from the loved local school, Redwood Heights Elementary. Some children even participate in the walking school bus.
All at your fingertips; Safeway, Peet’s, CVS, Red Boy Pizza, Hunan Yuan, and Sparky’s Burgers. Down the hill to Laurel are Farmer Joe’s, Ghost Town Brewing, Sequoia Diner, Everett & Jones and more!
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Estudillo Estates in defined West of 580, South from Dutton Ave. to Dolores Ave. in San Leandro. It is characterized by flat streets, lined with trees and sidewalks. Populated with neighbors walking dogs and children biking the streets-- it has a very friendly-vibe. Estudillo Estates is arguably the most coveted neighborhood to live within San Leandro.
The homes are a collection of Storybook, Traditional, Tudor and Mid-Century styles. Streets are clean, and curb appeal is on-point. There is obvious pride-of-home-ownership here. This community is the most popular trick or treat destination of the city. On Halloween evening kids run-wild on these cute, side-walked blocks.
This is an ultra-convenient location. The neighborhood facilitates quick outings to Starbucks, Boulevard Burger, Square One Yoga, Galvin’s market. Newer hot-spots include, Zocalo Coffeehouse and Top Hatters. Paradiso is likely the most well know restaurant here, a family friendly place for large parties and celebrations.
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Some call West Oakland the next SOMA …it is certainly the “cool” place to live. The ever-changing area is home to a thriving restaurant scene and innovative creative spaces. There’s so much to explore. For food we recommend, 10th and Wood, Soba Ichi, or Zella’s Soulful Kitchen. There is also Ghost Town Brewing, Orbit Coffee, Spinning Dough for Pizza, and more! Like Yoga? Try Barefoot Movement. For art, The Crucible is greatly well known for its offerings. The Kinetic Arts Center and Trapeze Arts are newer additions.
The convenient location is perfect for professionals working in either San Francisco or downtown Oakland. The West Oakland BART station makes downtown San Francisco less than 10 minutes away. Plus, you’re just a short distance to all that Jack London, Lake Merritt, Uptown, and Old Town have to offer here in Oakland. Middle Harbor Shoreline Park has incredible views of SF and shows off how special this neighborhood’s location is.