Hiller Highlands Townhomes For Sale
Hiller Highlands Townhomes are part of the larger complex of single family homes that make up the Hiller Highlands community. There are very few areas that are more ideally located than Hiller Highlands. It stands immediately adjacent to some very vital Oakland and Berkeley neighborhoods, and moments from the Caldecott tunnel that leads to Orinda, Moraga, and the rest of Contra Costa County. Sitting high on the hill above these locations, many of the homes and condos offer outstanding , and sometimes panoramic, views of the San Francisco Bay area below.
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Unlike Montclair hill homes, which are often Tahoe-like with a plentiful growth of trees and bushes, Hiller Highland homes are renown for their open, sweeping views of the entire Bay Area. Many of them are quite modern and open in style, as opposed to the more traditional Spanish, Italianate, Mission and Brown Shingle style homes in adjacent neighborhoods.
Recreational opportunities abound immediately adjacent to Hiller, with nearby Lake Temescal Regional Recreation Center and the North Oakland Regional Sports Center, both of which are widely used and popular. An afternoon's entertainment can be had just down the hill at the Elmwood Neighborhood shopping area. Anchored by the historic Rialto Elmwood Theater which specializes in a diverse mix of independent and foreign films, the area has numerous places for street side coffee or sandwiches, a bakery treat, or casual browsing among the many jewelry, gift and clothing stores that line both sides of College Avenue.
The nearby Claremont Hotel Club & Spa is just about to celebrate its 100th year, and is a popular gathering place for gracious dining and entertainment. Swimming and tennis memberships are available, as well. Whether the choice is fine dining, backyard barbecues, strolls down a pleasant neighborhood street, or sitting under a quiet tree, Hiller Highlands offers a variety of experiences for its residents. Residents can spend their time among the delightful shops and restaurants along nearby College Avenue and the Rockridge shopping area, or they can select among the very varied choices of stores in the Elmwood or Montclair, that offer unique international cuisine, wines, cheeses, bakeries and boutique shops of every kind.
The immediately adjacent Claremont Hotel and Spa offers wonderful amenities for visiting family or friends, and the University of California is a source of educational activities, lectures and events throughout the year. Parks and recreational sites are everywhere for those who enjoy being outdoors.
An example includes Tilden Regional Park, just moments away, and is a popular choice by families in the area for picnics, miniature train rides, an old fashioned carousel, and a very favorite children's petting zoo. Just down the hill is popular Lake Temescal Regional Recreational Area and the North Oakland Regional Sports Center, all of which are used weekly by children and adults as an outstanding resource for fun and sports.