Allendale Real Estate



The Allendale Neighborhood of Oakland is one that truly deserves the name “neighborhood”. It fits in comfortably with the long-established and popular collection of neighborhoods that surround it- Laurel, Dimond, and Maxwell, and is well liked by those that live there. Whether you are buying a home or selling your home, it is interesting to note that recent surveys reveal that the residents value Allendale as welcoming, family friendly, and one that offers a real sense of community. The neighborhood’s tree-lined streets are especially appealing, and many homes have additional gardens and backyards filled with long-established fruit and evergreen trees that add to the charm. The variety of architecture in the available homes for sale includes everything from Craftsman and Bungalow to Spanish Mediterranean. Many are new on the market.
There is a wealth of opportunity for food, shopping, entertainment and family activities within a very short distance, and as a result, the neighborhood has a Walk Score of 77, and has been dubbed a “commuter’s dream” in recent publications.


Allendale is ideally located for those who would like an efficient commute system, and want to be centrally located enough to enjoy all the pluses of being surrounded by other appealing hometown neighborhoods. Bounded on the west by 35th Avenue, and on the east by High Street, and topped by Highway 580, there is always a direct path to anywhere in Oakland, San Francisco, San Leandro or Contra Costa County via Highway 580 or Highway 13 further up the hill. High Street also leads directly to Highway 880, and from there, south to San Leandro, Hayward, Fremont and, ultimately, San Jose. For those who prefer not to drive to work, buses along nearby MacArthur Boulevard furnish connections directly to BART, or into downtown Oakland. Additionally, once in downtown Oakland, a commuter can take a ferry directly from Jack London Square into San Francisco.


Allendale is close to the both the Laurel and Dimond neighborhoods which furnish residents some of the most popular and varied shopping and dining spots in the area. Some of the top shopping choices are the Farmer Joe’s Marketplace, Safeway, The Food Mill, and The Laurel Bookstore. Food choices include La Farine French Bakery, The Fists of Flour Pizza Company, Everett and Jones Barbecue, and the well-reviewed Vientien Café.
One of the highlights of both the Dimond and Laurel neighborhoods are their annual street fairs. In late September, the Dimond District offers the family-friendly Oaktoberfest that features more than 200 craft beers, food, and entertainment. Not to be outdone, the Laurel neighborhood hosts The Laurel Street Fair and World Music Festival. Also family oriented, it is a community fundraiser, has free admission, and offers art, dance, and foods from all over the world.
Other family-friendly activities just off nearby Highways 580 and 13, include visits to the nearby Oakland Zoo, Chabot Science Center, and the Redwood Heights Recreation Center. Additionally, there are numerous parks and trails among the same hills that surround these facilities, and Allendale boasts its own Recreation Center.
The list of things to do would not be complete without a trip downhill to the Oakland Coliseum Complex which hosts the Oakland Athletics, The Golden State Warriors, and The Oakland Raiders.


Allendale has its own primary school in the immediate neighborhood, and the Allendale Recreation Center is immediately adjacent to it. Up 35th Avenue and along Highways 580 and 13 are Merritt Community College, Holy Names University and Mills College.  

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Allendale Neighborhood

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Photo of Listing #40856133

2629 Abbey St, OAKLAND

$820,000 - 5,000 Sf

MLS® # 40856133

Deedee French Diamond PropertiesBay East Association of Realtors Logo
Photo of Listing #40857879

4126 Penniman Ave, OAKLAND

$799,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,943 Sf

MLS® # 40857879

William Fletcher RED OAK REALTYBay East Association of Realtors Logo
Photo of Listing #40861833

3519 Mangels Ave, OAKLAND

$649,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,267 Sf

MLS® # 40861833

Brandon Yager Yager Realty of CaliforniaBay East Association of Realtors Logo
Photo of Listing #40856403

3300 38th Ave, OAKLAND

$599,000 - 2,400 Sf

MLS® # 40856403

Tia Hunnicutt COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIALBay East Association of Realtors Logo
Photo of Listing #40858025

2621 Eastman Ave, OAKLAND

$548,000 - 2 Beds, 1 Baths, 1,114 Sf

MLS® # 40858025

Elizabeth Behrens THE GRUBB COMPANYBay East Association of Realtors Logo
Photo of Listing #40861072

3701 E Penniman Ave., OAKLAND

$545,900 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,401 Sf

MLS® # 40861072

Oral Brown ORAL LEE BROWN, BROKERBay East Association of Realtors Logo
Photo of Listing #40849690

3538 Mangels Ave, OAKLAND

$519,950 - 2 Beds, 1 Baths, 817 Sf

MLS® # 40849690

Ruty Magidish CRH Group Inc.Bay East Association of Realtors Logo
Photo of Listing #40834799

3311 Vale Avenue, OAKLAND

$449,000 - 3 Beds, 1 Baths, 920 Sf

MLS® # 40834799

Josh Felder Alain Pinel RealtorsBay East Association of Realtors Logo
Photo of Listing #40850629

3334 Over St, OAKLAND

$230,000 - 2,875 Sf

MLS® # 40850629

Michael Smith COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIALBay East Association of Realtors Logo


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Listing information last updated on April 24th, 2019 at 5:15am PDT.

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