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Stately Colonial Revival in Alameda's Gold Coast $1,385,000

Posted by Bruce Wagg on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 at 5:08pm.

Still known to many as Dr. Boone's house, named for the Alameda fixture who owned it for years, 1000 Grand St. in Alameda's Gold Coast has come on the market for $1,385,000. The sprawling 4 bedroom 3 bath Colonial revival home sits on over a 1/4 acre with an abundance of original details that were retained over the years. The architech was C.H Russell who also designed the Joseph Leonard House at the foot of Union St. Theporte cochère that used to sit on the West side of the home has been turned into a sitting room, but portions of the wrap around porch are still used today. Alameda's Fourth of July parade passes right in front of this massive home. The carpets have recently been removed to reveal the quarter-sawn parquet oak flooring. The dining room's aged oak built in cabinets lining the walls have a wonderful patina. The Kitchen is a bit small by today's standards and some of the bathrooms could use some updating, but once this house is brought back to its former grandure it is sure to be a legacy home for another family.gold_coast_alameda1000 Grand St.

leonard_gold_coast_alameda the Joseph Leonard House

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