While the prime location might be the first thing you notice about this Uptown condo (it is just steps from Lake Merritt, after all!) there are so many other reasons to love 1 Lakeside Drive too! A rare opportunity to live in one of Oakland’s iconic buildings, The Essex boasts a palm-tree-lined pool, spa & deck with sweeping views of Lake Merritt; plus a state-of-the-art fitness center, business center, conference room, green space, parking & 24/7 concierge. Situated on the 11th floor, Apartment 1109 offers an airy open layout w/ high ceilings, oak floors & natural light. Floor-to-ceiling windows open onto a balcony for breathtaking Lake/Downtown views. Built-in desk perfect for WFH. Bedroom w/ walk-in closet, city views. Other great features incl. updated granite kitchen counters, updated vanity/fixtures in limestone bathroom, in-unit w/d! Perfect location just steps from top restaurants, museums, boutiques & more. Whole Foods, TJ’s, Sprouts, mins away. Easy access to BART & Frwy.