"Excellent location and high walkscore"
You don't need a car because you have public transportation at your doorstep. Bart is 15 mins walk, buses 5 mins and car pool to the city. Located in an excellent urban chic neighborhood with the crowning jewel of Oakland, Lake Merritt in the center. The neighborhood is a hidden secret of Oakland and once discovered soooo hard to move away. Trader Joes, Wholefoods and nearby independent local stores makes it truly convenient. Grand Lake Theater is an absolute must and another icon of the area. Gondolas on the Lake and a 3 and 1/2 jogging path around the Lake make this place paradise found. I love this area!