Amenities & Features

Indulge in community luxuries including a relaxing spa, first-class fitness center, or sunny outdoor deck. At our community, you can also enjoy a dedicated staff offering 24/7 concierge-style front desk service here to help ensure stress-free living.
Essex Apartments Features

Apartment Features

  • Open concept floor plan
  • Wood-style flooring
  • High ceilings
  • Quartz countertops
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen pantry
  • Double-pane windows
  • Oversized windows
  • Dual bathroom sinks
  • Smart Technology

    Smart home technology

    Enjoy the convenience of a smart device-enabled apartment home. You can easily control your apartment with a convenient mobile app.

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    Smart home technology
  • Keyless Entry

    Keyless entry

    Digitally grant access to your guests with keyless smart locks. 

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    Keyless entry
  • In-home laundry
  • Patio/balcony
  • Juliet balcony
  • Central heat
  • Walk-in closet
  • Extra storage
  • Great views
  • Exposed concrete flooring
  • Large closets
  • Ultrafast Internet

    Ultrafast internet connectivity

    Our portfolio of Ultrafast internet providers offer speeds from 200 Mbps to up to 2 Gig. Take advantage of lower introductory prices when you sign up for a new service.

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    Ultrafast internet connectivity

Some features available in select apartments. To learn more about our application process, pet policies, and more, please visit our Leasing Info page. Additional monthly fees apply for Internet.

Essex Apartments Community Amenities

Community Amenities

  • Eco-friendly community
  • Controlled access
  • Elevator
  • Clubroom
  • Resident lounge
  • Fitness center
  • Spa
  • BBQ area
  • Picnic area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Pet friendly
  • Parking
  • EV charging stations
  • Bike storage
  • On-site retail
  • Smoke-free community
  • Additional storage available
  • Wi-Fi throughout amenity areas
  • Dry cleaning services available
  • Online resident portal
  • On-site maintenance
Community Parking Amenity


The Grand offers controlled access, multi-level garage parking & parking lifts for an additional cost. Parking spaces, if available, are $150 monthly per unreserved garage parking space. Reserved spaces in a single-car lift space, if available, are $175 monthly per space. A two-vehicle double car lift parking space, if available, is $200-$225 monthly. The community also includes two EV charging stations. Parking availability and pricing are subject to change without notice. Have additional questions? Our leasing team can work with you directly to find the best parking option to fit your needs.
Essex On-Site Retail Locations

On-Site Retail Locations*

  • Alamar
  • The Grubb Co.

*On-site retail locations are independent third-party businesses and services located within the community. Additional fees and services may apply. Essex and its subsidiaries do not endorse any on-site retail locations.

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Lake Merritt/Downtown Districts

Surrounded by parkland and city neighborhoods, Lake Merritt is one of the most unique urban spaces in the United States featuring a large tidal lagoon in the center of Oakland, California, just east of downtown.  

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