Real estate in Trestle Glen & Crocker Highlands Oakland CA

February 11th, 2010 


Trestle Glen and Crocker Highlands lie adjacent to one another and are located in central Oakland directly above Lake Merritt and Hwy. 580. The zip code is 94610. The neighborhoods are bordered by Lakeshore Ave. to the West and Park Boulevard on the East.  Back in the late 1800’s Trestle Glen Road had a railroad street car line running from Park blvd to Lakeshore Ave. A few of the streets in Trestle Glen are…. of course… Trestle Glen Rd., Grosvsner Place,  Holman Road, and Bates Road.  On the next ridge above Trestle Glen lies Crocker Highlands.  Some of the streets in the area are Longridge, Sunnyhills and Ashmount.  Crocker Highlands runs from upper Lakeshore Avenue up to the city border of Piedmont. 

 Types of properties:

The homes in Trestle Glen are on average smaller than in Crocker Highlands.  Both areas offer tree lined streets, underground power lines and an array of traditional architecture in  Tudor, Spanish Mediterranean and Beaux Arts styles with construction materials and details relatively unfound in today’s building practices.  These two areas just may be the residential crown jewel of Oakland


There are many house proud home owners accentuated by detailed landscaping and gardens.  A short distance to the shopping areas of Grand Ave. and Lakeshore Ave. gives the a friendly neighborhood feeling. It’s difficult to know where Crocker ends and the city of Piedmont begins. Given that fact you can get the look and feel without the Piedmont price Trestle Glen and Crocker Highlands are sure to impress.


Brian Santilena, Sr. Sales Associate with Pacific Union Real Estate, has been representing home buyers and home sellers in the Oakland Hills, Berkeley Hills and Piedmont California marketplace since 1998.  He is a Realtor, Certified Residential Specialist(CRS) and he’s highly knowledgeable in the Oakland Hills premier neighborhoods such as Haddon Hill, Rockridge, Montclair, Glenview, Trestle Glen, Crocker Highlands, Oakmore, Laurel District and Redwood Heights.  Berkeley Hills neighborhoods such as Northbrea, Westbrea, North Berkeley Hills, Berkeley Flats, Thousand Oaks, South Berkeley, Gourmet Ghetto, Elmwood, Uplands, Claremont, LeConte.  City of Piedmont, City of Kensington, City of Albany.  Please feel free to CONTACT BRIAN if you have any real estate needs in Oakland, Berkeley or Piedmont CA.

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