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Exquisite Waterfront Residence

SOLD $1,415,000
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This home checks all of the boxes! Bay views, access to parks and bay trails, new energy-efficient construction with countless upgrades, bedrooms for extended family members, family room entertainment space and flexible "work at home" options. There truly is no need for a second home when you live here.

Enjoy spectacular marina and bay views from this gorgeous Grand Marina Village “Craftsman-style” home. One of only four homes featuring full water views from each floor, this home was featured as the model home for the development when constructed in 2010. Its prime waterfront location, stunning panoramic views, and luxurious upgrades throughout make this home a stand out. Strolling along the waterfront or relaxing on the HOA-maintained greenbelt and seating areas are just steps from your door. Several nearby neighborhood parks and children play areas are also equally close.

A grand entry featuring a colonnaded front porch greets you and your guests. Inside, the open floor plan on the main floor combines functionality with elegance. The living space consists of a living room offering spectacular views of the marina, a flexible dining area off the open kitchen, powder room, and attached garage access. Dining options include seating for four at the kitchen island, or in the dining area (seats eight), or outdoors in the private patio/lounge area.

The chef's kitchen has top-of-the-line KitchenAid stainless steel appliances that include a gas range and hood, dishwasher, side-by-side door refrigerator, and a built-in microwave oven. Cherry kitchen cabinets bring out the richness of the granite counters and upgraded backsplash/stove surround. The granite-topped center island offers additional workspace, storage, and seating for casual meals. Also included on this main level is a spacious utility/pantry closet

A dramatic, two-story open staircase leads to the second floor - three bedrooms and laundry room. Dramatic clerestory windows lighting the stairwell feature Hunter Douglas Silhouette blinds operated remotely to enjoy the views of life on the marina - palm trees, a passing seagull, or the ever-changing color of the sky each day at sunset. The spacious en suite bedroom at the top of the stairs is filled with natural light and features a balcony that offers marina views and is perfect for watching the sunset and Oakland skyline. The en-suite bath offers a Jacuzzi® jetted soaking tub, a glass-enclosed shower, and a double-sink vanity this is finished with a granite top and upgraded fixtures. A walk-in closet is spacious enough for more than one wardrobe.

Two additional generous bedrooms are on the second level as well as a guest bathroom with dual vanity and laundry room with Whirlpool Cabrio appliances and a utility sink.

A special feature of this home is the third-floor loft space. Featuring a family/entertainment room and two "work at home" office spaces (formerly the fourth bedroom). There is also a full bathroom on the loft level. The loft space features wood flooring throughout, vaulted ceilings, and beautiful views of the marina from the office space/bedroom.

Additional features include the energy efficiency of solar panels reducing the need to worry about owning a home this spacious and well-equipped. Also included is the tankless water heater for instant hot water upon demand and no more wasting energy on heating a large tank.

Alameda's Grand Marina waterfront community is one of Alameda's most sought after locations. Capitalizing on its waterfront location in the heart of Alameda, the home is perfectly situated for quick trips locally and across the estuary to Oakland and San Francisco. This location is close to the Park Street Theatre district and South Shore shops and restaurants. Also nearby is the newly developed Alameda Landing featuring Target, Safeway, and many casual dining options. Off-island trips are equally close to Oakland's Jack London Square, or bridge and transit connections to nearby BART, the freeway, and even one of Alameda’s best-kept secrets -- surface street access within minutes to the Oakland Airport.


Features at a Glance:

  • Beds: 4
  • Baths: 3.50
  • Building Sq Ft: 2159
  • Lot Sq Ft: 3,716
  • Year built: 2010
  • Garage Type: Attached Garage
  • Garage Size: 2 spaces
  • School district: Alameda
  • HOA Dues: $183/mo


Kitchen - Exhaust fan, granite, and backsplash, KitchenAid & built-in microwave appliances

Built-in media cabinet with fridge in loft family room

Wainscoting on the walls (living room, master bed, third-floor bed, half bath)

Hunter Douglas window treatments throughout

New hardwood flooring on all three levels

Silhouette® Window Shadings on main level diffuse light and create a soft glow in the home and also offers privacy

Brick paver patio area (BBQ island not included in sale)

Solar panels

Bathrooms - upgraded granite counters and fixtures

2 zone air-conditioning and heat

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Showings by Appointment only:
Contact Michael Studebaker
510.759.2396 mobile
[email protected]


SHOWING INFORMATION: Email the following docs prior to showing appt: 1. A signed PEAD-V 2. Proof of funds or prequal letter. All buyers and their agents must follow sanitation guidelines, including wearing masks & practice social distancing. In the event gloves are not available, wash your hands for 20 seconds as you enter. Both buyer and buyer's agent must disinfect all surfaces touched w/in home before and after touching. No more than 2 Buyers from same household plus agent may enter at showing appt. Please contact Michael for offer date info and disclosures.

Michael Studebaker
REALTOR® / Broker Associate
Alameda / Oakland: 510.759.2396
Sonoma / Napa: 707.345.1555
Email: [email protected]

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