Alameda Real Estate
Welcome home to beautiful waterfront views and convenient urban access! Alameda, CA is a thriving city located in Alameda County with a population of just over 73,000. Nicknamed “The Island,” it comprises Alameda Island and Bay Farm Island. The latter isn’t actually an island, but a part of the mainland that’s mostly surrounded by water. As your Alameda REALTOR can show you, all of these great locations feature easy access to San Francisco and the rest of the East Bay Area while remaining nestled in a relatively secluded community.
Real estate in Alameda includes waterfront homes with views of the bay and San Francisco, turn-of-the-century Victorian homes, and some newer condominium properties. Homes in Alameda, CA range from affordable starter-homes to upscale luxury estates. Your Alameda real estate agent at PHA Realty holds the keys to the best homes in all ranges of this highly desirable, and incredibly unique city. Find the key to your new Alameda home. Contact Us today.
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Alameda, CA was incorporated in 1854, and this historic community is embellished with a lot beautiful architecture over 100 years old. There are over 3,000 turn-of-the-century Victorian homes in this city, which works out to be about one home for every 25 people. Some of these homes, which are mostly in the Queen Anne or Italianate Victorian style, have been divided into two or four-unit dwellings. There are also many houses in Alameda that were built in the 60s, 70s, and 80s, along with newer properties built very recently, and also fabulous luxury properties.
Alameda homes are beautifully maintained; the pride of ownership can be seen in the renovations and care these residences receive. The local streetscape is beautiful; here you'll find tree-line streets, paving the way to interesting architecture and meticulously-groomed landscaping.
Condos for Sale in Alameda, CA
For those homebuyers interested in condos for sale in Alameda, CA, you'll be pleased at the selection of affordable to upscale units in the area. The most desirable condominiums in Alameda are found right across the road from the beach, boasting lovely views and crisp, refreshing breeze coming off the Bay.
Living in Alameda, California
Vehicles can access Alameda Island via three Oakland bridges, plus the Bay Farm Island Bicycle Bridge. There are also public transit services and a ferry service.
Local beach-goers frequent Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach, which is a popular haunt for wind surfers and kite surfers. If a day at the movies is more your thing, then the Alameda Theater is where you want to be, or perhaps enjoy a live theatre performance at the Altarena Playhouse. Alameda, CA is known for its Fourth of July Parade, which is annually coined as the second oldest, second largest (with a route of 3 miles) parade in the country. There are also plenty of other festivals in the city throughout the year to keep residents and visitors engaged in the community.
Children from homes in Alameda attend the Alameda Unified School District. There are also different private schools in the area to consider. Those interested in continuing their education past high school graduation can attend college locally at the College of Alameda, which offers a variety of two-year programs.
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