Are you considering living in Montclair, CA? Amidst the windy streets and steep terrain, the Montclair Hills above Oakland provide some of the most spectacular views of the bay. At the base of the hills and nestled next to the Hwy 13 you will find the neighborhood of Montclair. Along with two fantastic elementary schools and a decent (and getting stronger every year) middle school you will find an adorable public library that hosts a toddler story-time, Pop-up Teen Zones. Montclair also boasts a beautiful park with play structures, skate ramp, tennis courts, and man-made lake with huge koi pond full of fish, and a family of turtles.
Montclair Village is the local business district. The Village consists of only a few streets but you will find everything you need here. Many of the businesses are run by the same people who opened them years ago. People from all over the bay come to The Village to shop at the unique stores, enjoy a latte at a coffee shop, or dine at a sidewalk café. The businesses and residents take pride in the village which makes it a comfortable place for visitors.
Along with the awesome Farmer’s market every weekend where folks do their shopping and catch up with each other, there is a fabulous nursery called Thornhill Nursery that has every variation of plant or flower you could ever want. If you want to live in a green oasis smack dab in the middle of Oakland, with access to the best restaurants, incredible weather, top-rated schools, and miles of hiking then Montclair is the place for you.