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Located on the northern shore of Lake Merritt, the Adams Point neighborhood in Oakland is upwardly trending, vibrant and diverse. It offers a mix of homes for sale nestled amongst luxury condominiums and low-rise apartment buildings in a walkable, friendly community setting dotted with trees and colorful gardens. Adams Point residents are a blend of young, professional singles and families, along with older long-time residents who love the easy walking to shops and restaurants, coupled with the sense of peace and natural beauty afforded by walking paths that wind around the lake. Children's Fairyland and the small, pleasant Lakeview branch library are family favorites in the neighborhood, and the nearby Whole Foods market offers grocery shopping, outdoor seating for a quick coffee or lunch, or a convenient meet-up location for friends taking a lakeside jog or stroll.
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The real estate here is attractive, classical architecture including Craftsman, Edwardian and Mediterranean styles, with a sense of lush greenery, and curved, hilly streets. There is a quiet feel, yet this neighborhood is definitely in the thick of it all—just steps away from the urban pulse of downtown Oakland's many offerings.
WHERE IS ADAMS POINT?
Adams Point is a triangle bound by Grand Avenue as it runs alongside Lake Merritt to the south, Harrison Street to the northeast and the Macarthur Freeway/ I-580 to the northwest. The low hills of the neighborhood afford some views and rise above the waterfront area, giving it a feeling of quiet away from the action, yet it is extremely walkable and bicycle-friendly, with many residents who comment that they rarely use their cars. Downtown Oakland BART stations are less than a mile away, and a casual carpool is available in the neighborhood. Alternate public transportation options are plentiful and easily accessible. Adams Point has two parks to enjoy, popular and delicious restaurants and bars along Grand Avenue, as well as the nearby Lakeshore area with Trader Joe's, Arizmendi Bakery and Grand Lake theater all within easy walking distance.Near Oakland's Adams Point Homes, the classic Grand Lake Theater offers a bright, attractive venue for the most current motion pictures, while the Grand Lake, and adjacent Lakeshore Avenue neighborhoods provide an amazing variety of coffee shops, specialty shops, clothing stores, wonderful restaurants. This outstanding variety is supplemented each Saturday morning with the addition of the Grand Lake Farmers Market. Busy and active, it offers fresh fruits, vegetables, snacks, and a wide selection of baked goods and food trucks.One of the most popular events in the downtown area has been Oakland's First Friday's Art Festival or Art Murmur. Located not far away, it is, in essence, a street fair style activity where visitors can stroll from West Grand to 27th on Telegraph, and enjoy artisans, art galleries, interactive art, pop up art and all types of food. It soon becomes obvious that living in Adams Point can furnish the resident lots of activity, or just a quiet cup of coffee on Grand Avenue