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THE ESSEX Condos For Sale

More Details about MLS # 41017869 : 1 LAKESIDE DR # 421
MLS # 41017869

Active Listing
Asking Price is $1,098,000

More Details about MLS # 41017372 : 1 LAKESIDE DR # 309
MLS # 41017372

Active Listing
Asking Price is $699,000

More Details about MLS # ML81916178 : 1 LAKESIDE DRIVE # 1606
MLS # ML81916178

Active Listing
Asking Price is $548,000

At the Essex, you're in walker's paradise --- close to all the action of downtown Oakland, yet tranquilly situated right on Lake Merritt's shore. Walk to Uptown Oakland's arts and entertainment district, 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, and more! Or simply stroll around the lake, soak up some sun in the park, and grab happy hour drinks at the iconic Lake Chalet, just a block from your door.

The modern high rise Essex offers dedicated parking, 24 hour security, an exercise room, pool, clubhouse, business center, and four high speed elevators. The building is home to a variety of unit sizes, and many units offer great lake and city views.

  • Min List Price: $515,000
  • Max List Price: $1,098,000
  • Active Listings: 4
  • 1 LAKESIDE DRIVE
  • OAKLAND, CA 94612-4684
  • Gated/Security
  • Pool
  • Spa/Hot Tub
  • Exercise Room
  • High Rise Building
  • Parking Garage
  • Community Room
  • Year Built: 1971
  • Total Units: 270

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1 LAKESIDE DR # 421 OAKLAND CA 94612
Status: ACTIVE   List Price: $1,098,000   2 Bedrooms   2 Baths   1349 Sq Ft    2001 Year

Primary Photo for MLS#: 41017869MLS: 41017869

Fabulous, two bedroom, two full bathroom, corner unit Condo on the 4th floor, filled with light and with fabulous views extending almost 180 degrees from the Oakland City Centre skyline to Lake Merritt! Wonderful architecture, from the curving oversized glass windows in the living room providing sweeping views of Lake Merritt and the East Bay hills to the master bedroom with it's views from two sides of both the Oakland City skyline, the East Bay hills and Lake Merritt! Many upgrades, including hardwood floors, granite kitchen counter tops, stainless steel appliances and tiled bathroom floors, as well as a formal dining area, in unit laundry and a balcony to sit outside on! Community features include a resort like pool area with hot tub, a gym, conference rooms and a clubhouse that can be rented for parties! Close to all the amenities Oakland has to offer, and with a gated, two car ...

Listing Courtesy of MARK PLAYSTED of COMPASS
1 LAKESIDE DR # 309 OAKLAND CA 94612
Status: ACTIVE   List Price: $699,000   1 Bedroom   1 Bath   900 Sq Ft    2001 Year

Primary Photo for MLS#: 41017372MLS: 41017372

Live at The Essex on Lake Merritt, an architectural award winning building at the banks of Lake Merritt. This spacious one bedroom plus has oak wood flooring, updated limestone bathroom, in unit washer and dryer, extended balcony, custom paint, custom closet insert, bonus closet and room. Building amenities include: Pool, spa, gym, business center, conference room, 24 hour lobby attendant, to name a few. Area features include: The Jewel of Oakland-Lake Merritt, public transportation within a few blocks, BART, ride share to SF. World class music venues at the Paramount and Fox theaters, farmers markets, shops like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's, over 75 local restaurants and local events. Your would be proud to call The Essex your home. Stop by and see it for yourself!

Listing Courtesy of JANETTE LICATA of CORCORAN ICON PROPERTIES
1 LAKESIDE DRIVE # 1606 OAKLAND CA 94612
Status: ACTIVE   List Price: $548,000   1 Bedroom   1 Bath   666 Sq Ft    2001 Year

Primary Photo for MLS#: ML81916178MLS: ML81916178

Beautiful 16th floor condo is located in the luxurious and modern building in Oakland - The Essex on Lake Merritt. Featuring floor to ceiling glass, unobstructed views of Lake Merritt, balcony for entertaining, stainless appliances, hardwood floors, in-unit laundry. Building amenities including; 24-hour front desk concierge/security, high speed elevator, Gym, resort style outdoor pool overlooking the downtown skyline, community lounge, and business center. Incredible location with walking distance to downtown Oakland, Uptown Oakland's arts and entertainment district, Jack London Square, the 19th Street, Whole Foods, Lake Merritt BART Stations and more! Easy access to the freeway and San Francisco!

Listing Courtesy of ALEX SOBIESKI of REDFIN
1 LAKESIDE # 1006 OAKLAND CA 94612
Status: ACTIVE   List Price: $515,000   Studio   1 Bath   666 Sq Ft    2001 Year

Primary Photo for MLS#: 41012560MLS: 41012560

180 degrees Lake Views at Essex Lake Merritt building, Large Studio Suite with Separate Sleeping Alcove area , good size living/dining area, wood floors, upgraded bathroom, in unit washer/dryer, access to on site pool, gym, clubhouse, wifi area, underground parking, easy walk to BART , Oakland Chinatown, downtown, Lakeshore, Grand Lakes, Jack London areas and minutes to freeway too. Enjoy living on the Lake with breath taking views from your private balcony!

Listing Courtesy of MASON MA of MASON MA, BROKER

Active THE ESSEX Condos for Sale

MLSAddressList Price Beds Baths Sq Ft Year

410178691 LAKESIDE DR # 421 $1,098,000 2 2 1349 2001

410173721 LAKESIDE DR # 309 $699,000 1 1 900 2001

ML819161781 LAKESIDE DRIVE # 1606 $548,000 1 1 666 2001

410125601 LAKESIDE # 1006 $515,000 0 1 666 2001

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Recently Sold Condos in THE ESSEX

Over the last 180 days there has been only 1 reported sale in THE ESSEX. A 1 bedroom, 1 bath Condo sold for $660,000.
Address COE Date Sold Price $/SQFT Beds Baths
1 LAKESIDE DRIVE # 1109 2022-09-20 $660,000 $792 1 1
1 LAKESIDE DR # 1711 2022-07-30 $1,200,000 $890 2 2
1 LAKESIDE DR # 1705 2022-07-07 $755,000 $906 1 1
1 LAKESIDE DRIVE # 817 2022-06-24 $625,000 $750 1 1
1 LAKESIDE DR # 506 2022-05-19 $590,500 $707 1 1
1 LAKESIDE DR # 504 2022-05-10 $645,000 $703 1 1
1 LAKESIDE DR # 1201 2022-04-25 $535,000 $828 1 1
1 LAKESIDE DR # 618 2022-04-18 $496,000 $774 0 1
1 LAKESIDE DR # 706 2022-01-21 $620,000 $743 1 1
1 LAKESIDE DR # 318 2021-12-10 $519,000 $810 1 1


Detailed Analysis of Recently Sold Condos in THE ESSEX

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Last Updated: 2023-02-02