Ballena Bay Homes For Sale
If ever there was a neighborhood that could be called "nautical', it would be Ballena Bay in Alameda. Surrounded by the waters of San Francisco Bay, many of the homes and town homes have docks directly on the water with sweeping views of San Francisco. Ideally suited for boaters who might want an afternoon sail towards the Bay Bridge, which is located immediately across the water from their front door, Ballena Bay also sits adjacent to the once powerful Alameda Naval Air Station. Now deactivated by the military, the remnants of the once strong Navy presence is seen in the huge U.S.S. Hornet, berthed just a short distance to the west. [Read more...]
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A handsome and well maintained yacht harbor sits adjacent to the homes, and is a very popular site for marina and yacht club activities during the year, which include barbeques, marine swap meets, and other scheduled yearly events designed to serve the needs of the many nearby owners of power and sailboats.
A pleasant view restaurant provides excellent food, as does a nearby sandwich shop. It is an excellent area for a walk, jog or bike ride any day of the week to Central Alameda, or nearby Alameda's Gold Coast.