The East End is among Alameda’s most pleasant areas, known for its’ tree-lined streets, historic parks including Lincoln Park and Jackson Park, waterfront recreation, relatively low density and especially well-performing schools. The East End also provides some of the few deep water dock lots on the main island, offering access to both the San Francisco and San Leandro Bays located on Fernside Boulevard, Marina Drive, and East Shore Drive.
Typical architectural styles include a mix of Craftsman, Bungalow, Tudor, Mission, Spanish Colonial, Colonial Revival, Craftsman, Art Deco, mid-century 1960s-70s ranchers, as well as great starter homes from the 1930s and ‘40s. Neighborhoods within the East End include: The Fernside, Lincoln Park, Marina District, Bayview Estates, South Shore, Downtown, and an area known as The Wedge.
Local Parks & Recreation: Lincoln Park, Krusi Park, Jackson Park & Emma Hood Swim Center.
Commuting to Pleasanton, Concord & Fremont & Amtrak to South Bay- Major freeways such as Highways 880, 80, 24, and 580 can easily be accessed from either Doolittle Drive, the High Street Bridge, or the Park Street bridge.
Depending upon your location, the closest BART stations are either Coliseum or Fruitvale stations. AC Transit Bus offers Transbay express buses to San Francisco, and local bus service to Oakland and Berkeley, BART stations, etc. via the OX to San Francisco, 51A to Fruitvale BART via College Ave., Broadway (Oakland), Webster St., Santa Clara Ave., and Broadway (Alameda), or the 51B to Rockridge BART to Berkeley Amtrak or Berkeley Marina via College Ave., Bancroft Way / Durant Ave., Shattuck Ave., Berkeley BART, and University Ave.
For SF Commuters, Casual Carpool picks up at Encinal and Park Avenue. Cars with 3 or more riders and TransLink can access the Bay Bridge Car Pool lane.
There are two ferry lines offering 20-minute trips to San Francisco. The Harbor Bay Ferry is most convenient for East End residents.
Nearby in Oakland is the Amtrak train station at Jack London Square for commuting or general travel.
Alameda enjoys a reputation for great quality schools, both public and private. There are several schools within walking or bicycling distance on the East End including: Edison and Frank Otis Elementary schools, St. Philip Neri Catholic Elementary, Lincoln Middle School, Alameda High School, St. Joseph Catholic Elementary & High School. For more public and private educational options, school ratings and reviews visit GreatSchools.org.
It’s very important to keep an eye on the market. Housing prices can ebb and flow due to economic, seasonal and local factors. For a true understanding of your property’s value or determining the “right” price to offer for a home, consult with a Realtor. Johanna provides free marketing appraisals in Alameda East End.
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