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Beautiful Well Maintained Eco Family Home a 20 Min Ferry Ride from San Francisco

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Last updated: 11/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Alameda house description

This luxurious 3000+ sq.ft. 3 story home is situated in Alameda's prime neighborhood, the Gold coast. The house was built in 1921 and has the hallmarks of a beautiful period house, with beautiful hardwood floors throughout and lots of large windows creating a space with incredible light, which has been updated therefore boasts all the modern amenities required today including a large new pv solar system making it very eco-friendly. It has 5 spacious bedrooms (1king, 1 queen, 1 full, & 2 twin + 2 wooden cribs) and 2.5 baths. The home has a large eat-in kitchen with 2 ovens, dishwasher, 2 separate sinks. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything needed for cooking & entertaining, utensils, pots and pans you name it. There are french double doors which open out on to a large patio in the backyard which has a gas BBQ grill and patio furniture with seating for 8 and 2 sun loungers. The garden is completely fenced so children can play there safely without any worry about them. The backyard has just been updated and resembles an English country garden and has access to a private lagoon with a dock which is fun for sundowners and/or a paddle.

SPACIOUS; The house has lots of beautiful large windows making it a wonderful light home along with huge rooms. It has a large living room with a big fireplace. A library / TV room with a 52' flat screen HDTV and a Bose DVD/CD music system. There is wireless throughout the house. There is a children's play room next to the kitchen full of toys and a desk and sofa. A full bathroom is located on this floor.

On the second floor is a huge sunroom which is fantastic for curling up and reading a book in peace as well as the master bedroom with a adjoining reading room with views of San Francisco's city line, (there is a crib in there if needed). There are 2 further rooms (1 x queen, 1 twin bunk beds and a crib) and a full bathroom on this floor.

In the attic there are 2 more bedrooms (1 double, 1 x 2 twin) and half a bathroom. An extra single twin bed is situated in the in the corridor room between them if needed. This floor is accessed by going through the sunroom so it is easy to section off this part of the house if it is not needed. The are fans and electric radiators on this floor if needed.

The heating system is a radiant heating so far less noisy and less polluting than the forced air version. There are 3 zones to the heating system 2 on the ground floor and 1 on the second floor. The boiler is located in the basement along with the washer and dryer.

The home is very close to Crown Beach, a beautiful beach that runs for 2 miles along the south side of the Island. From the beach you can look across the water and see San Francisco and the Bay Bridge and all the way down to the San Mateo Bridge. There is a great ferry service that runs from the Island to San Francisco's Ferry Building and Fisherman's wharf and Pier 39. There is also easy access to the I-80 freeway that goes to San Francisco and the Bay Area at large, such as Oakland, UC Berkeley, Napa, Sonoma etc. Oakland Airport is 15 mins drive and San Francisco's International airport is 45 mins generally.

Alameda has lots of great parks, which are great for kids and adults alike. Our closest is Franklin Park (3 blocks) which has 2 free newly surfaced tennis courts as well as a great kids area. The Island is fantastic for biking as its very flat and has lots of bike routes. We have some bikes in the garage that you are free to use at your convenience. Chuck Corica golf course is 10 mins drive and available to non members and the USS Hornet museum and wineries with wine tasting on the Island are 5 mins . Oakland's Jack London Square is less than 10 mins drive and boasts an array of wonderful restaurants on the water including Boca Nova and the world renowned Jazz and Sushi venue Yoshi's.

This home is ideal for both families or corporate housing, i.e. business executives tired of staying in hotels.

Key words, corporate housing, family housing, House, Executive housing, short term housing, Business.

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            This house is perfectly set up for children. It has a fenced garden, lots of toys, table tennis in the garage and a lot of space. ...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            To get inside the property there are 4 steps at either the front or back. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking in the house please...moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Game Room:

            The game room is really the garage and has a table tennis table inside. ...moreless

          • Games
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television:

            We have a huge 52' Flat Screen HDTV connected to a Bose DVD / CD Surround sound system....moreless

          • Toys
          • Video Library:

            NB some of the Films are from Australia and don't work in the Bose machine but they do work in the DVD in the kitchen....moreless

          Theme

          • Family
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

              • Water View:

                See the city in the distance over the water, and the private lagoon is steps away...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                There are 2 indoor dining areas, The kitchen seats 6 and the dining room table seats 8. We have 2 child high chairs....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                We have a wood burning fireplace in the sitting room. There is one in the master bedroom but it is not used and would like that to continue. There is an outdoor fire pit too. ...moreless

              • Garage:

                More of a toy cupboard, has a table tennis table set up in there. ...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Radiant heating in the ground and 1st floors. Electric radiators in the attic and fans there too. ...moreless

              • Internet:

                WiFi...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Living Room:

                There is a big sofa and 2 armchairs. Another large sofa is in the TV room....moreless

              • Parking:

                Off Street and street parking available ...moreless

              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Nespresso Machine...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Spices and condiments available....moreless

              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles
              • Deck / Patio
              • Golf:

                Local course is within 3 miles ...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                On the side of the walkway going down to the private lagoon...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Tennis:

                There are local courts located at Franklin Park (2 courts) and 8 courts in Washington Park (lit at night)...moreless

               

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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Holiday
              Nov 21 - Jan 10, 2015
              5 night min stay
              $1,200
              $7,000 $21,000
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              7 night min stay

              $5,000 $15,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $89
              • Cleaning $150
              • Tax Rate 9%

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              Last updated: 11/14/2014
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              Location

              6.8 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Oakland Airport
              0.9 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              1400 Bar and Grill, 1400 Webster Street, Alameda
              2.9 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Alameda / San Francisco Ferry Service
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Chuck Corica Golf Complex
              3 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Oakland Amtrack
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              880
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Boca Nova
              180 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Lake Tahoe - many resorts
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Crown Beach

              Car: Recommended

              This is a great place to see San Francisco and the surrounding country and then to come back to relax and get away from all the hustle and bustle.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: We moved to California in 2007 and moved to Alameda in 2011 and it was the best decision we made it is a wonderful neighborhood within easy reach of lots of fun activities.

              Why the Owner Chose Alameda:
              We bought this property in 2011 and i think it was the best decision we have ever made. It's a fantastic house in a wonderful neighborhood with so much to do on your door step.


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Solar Powered Colonial Revival Home

                Solar Powered Colonial Revival Home

              • Entrance Hall

                Entrance Hall

              • Library / TV Room

                Library / TV Room

              • Kitchen - cooking zone

                Kitchen - cooking zone

              • Bathroom on Ground Floor

                Bathroom on Ground Floor

              • Master Bedroom

                Master Bedroom

              • Bedroom 2

                Bedroom 2

              • Bathroom

                Bathroom

              • Bedroom 4

                Bedroom 4

              • 1/2 Bathroom on top floor

                1/2 Bathroom on top floor

              • The Bay Bridge with the fog rolling in towards Berkeley

                The Bay Bridge with the fog rolling in towards Berkeley

              • The Backyard

                The Backyard

              • Sitting Room

                Sitting Room

              • Childrens playroom

                Childrens playroom

              • Kitchen - eating area

                Kitchen - eating area

              • Stairs

                Stairs

              • Reading room with Crib off Master Bedroom

                Reading room with Crib off Master Bedroom

              • Bedroom 3

                Bedroom 3

              • Sun room

                Sun room

              • Bedroom 5

                Bedroom 5

              • Sunset from Crown Beach looking over the bay

                Sunset from Crown Beach looking over the bay

              • San Francisco Skyline from the Ferry

                San Francisco Skyline from the Ferry

              VRBO #567351

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Thursday, November 20, 2014

              $714 - $1,200 per night (USD)
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              5 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 11

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