Private apartments in Temescal





Rent a spacious apartment with access to convenient amenities

One of Oakland’s oldest neighborhoods is, surprisingly enough, one of its coolest. Highly walkable and home to delicious restaurants, fun bars, and the local spots that make a neighborhood feel like home, Temescal is ideal for anyone looking to put down roots in the Bay Area.

Discover your dream home in Temescal, Oakland

Enjoy residential living with an urban feel in our Temescal, Oakland apartments, just across the Bay from San Francisco and a stone’s throw from Berkeley. From downtown commuters to university students, Common makes it easy to rent a state-of-the-art apartment with amazing amenities, while saving time and money as you settle into the Bay Area.

What is luxury living like in Temescal, Oakland?

Temescal is a vibrant neighborhood easily accessible from the city while still maintaining a suburban charm. Our Temescal rentals include studios and 1- or 2-bedroom apartments with incredible shared spaces, perfect for building your new community without sacrificing beauty or quality.

Apartment rentals available in Temescal, Oakland

Modern and chic, Common Amelia and Common Maya feature newly renovated Temescal apartments with unbeatable perks like a furnished rooftop deck, on-site parking, package lockers, and more. With Common, you can enjoy the luxury of your own private apartment with the bonus of a nearby community. Plus, save on rent, utilities, and more with exclusive discounts on a range of national brands.

Frequently asked questions

What is Temescal, Oakland known for?

One of the oldest neighborhoods in Oakland, Temescal is now a pioneer of the so-called Oakland Renaissance. Bursting with local businesses, art initiatives, and diverse culture, Temescal is the ideal balance of a residential vibe in a big city. Its name derives from nearby Temescal Creek, a waterway that empties into the Bay. Speaking of which, Temescal’s convenient location across the Bay makes it a quick drive, subway ride, or ferry trip to the heart of downtown SF.

What is the public transportation in Temescal, Oakland?

Temescal is connected to the Red, Orange, and Yellow BART lines, which take riders to San Francisco or Berkeley in as little as 15 minutes. The Red and Yellow lines conveniently also provide service to San Francisco International Airport, too. You can also take a variety of bus lines to nearby neighborhoods. Temescal is highly walkable and bike-friendly. Common Amelia and Common Maya both include bike storage, and there are also several bike-sharing stations available nearby. Our Temescal apartments are within walking distance of several BART stations.

What are some fun things to do in Temescal, Oakland?

Temescal is full of restaurants, bars, shops, and more, great for everyday errands and weekend plans alike. Take advantage of larger chains for groceries and other essentials, plus shop small at local bookstores, florists, art galleries, and more. In the summer months, cool off with friends at the public swimming pool. Grab a coffee at Blue Bottle, try a flight at Temescal Brewing, or sample one of the countless cuisines lining Telegraph Avenue. After work, enjoy happy hour with coworkers or sing your heart out during karaoke night at Artichoke Pizza. Temescal is also home to over 20 public art installations that brighten up its street corners and storefronts. Embark on a walking tour to discover stunning mosaic trash cans, painted utility boxes, or bold colorful murals. The neighborhood’s creative spirit brings new life to otherwise ordinary objects and makes for an exciting surprise when wandering the neighborhood on foot.

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Our Temescal apartments for rent are the perfect middle ground between San Francisco and Berkeley. Head to our blog to learn more about living in the Bay Area at a fraction of the usual cost.