Spacious, sunny, two story floating home at Barnhill Marina, located in the Alameda/Oakland Estuary. This home has been newly painted, carpeted and lovingly refurbished especially for the water-loving buyer!
The first floor consists of two spacious bedrooms, one and a half bath, stackable washer and dryer and ample storage space. As you walk up the full-sized staircase to the upper level, you will come to the main part of the home a stunning, rustic open area consisting of the living area and a kitchen with an oversized island.
Windows abound on this upper level, letting in light and highlighting the view of the Marina. From this level, it is an easy step to the spacious covered balcony. Ideal for early morning coffee, an evening pre-prandial beverage, entertaining, or writing poetry, as the previous owner was apt to do.
Or, take a kayak or a paddle board ride around the neighborhood, or paddle over to Jack London Square a short distance across the Estuary.
In 2016 this charming home underwent significant upgrading from top to bottom it was transferred to Svendsen's Marine for hull refurbishing and new fiberglass coating. Upon its return to the Marina, it was fitted with a new roof and the balcony floor was resurfaced.
This lovely home was, long ago, the residence of Amos Hanks, father of the well-known actor. According to sources, his son, Tom, spent time with his Dad in this house. See Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Hanks. Confirmed by Tom Hanks.
Barnhill Marina is a floating home community of 41 homes. The Marina is close to restaurants, public transportation, and ferry. It is also within walking distance to Alameda s newest shopping center, Alameda Landing. Alameda Landing boasts a Target center, Safeway, restaurants, shops and many other services.
Please contact listing agent for dock fees, Marina rules, etc. Open home events are planned for October 6 and October 7, from 2 to 4 pm. To view floating home at other times, please contact listing agent for an appointment at 510-377-7733.