3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
3240 Sterling Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
  • PROPERTY DETAILS
  • $845,000
  • 2+ Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Split-level
  • Detached 1-car garage
  • 1,194 SF
  • 3,422 SF lot
  • Built in 1920

About

3240 Sterling Avenue is a rare find, located on a unique Alameda street lined with lovingly-preserved Craftsman bungalows and century-old lampposts. Homes here come on the market infrequently. It is a showcase of Craftsman architecture, from its overhanging gables and inviting front porch to its rich interior woodwork, built-ins and carefully restored gumwood trim.

This split-level, 2+ bedroom home features a living room and dining room that flow into each other, featuring a fireplace, built-in bookshelves and buffet, stained glass windows and other Arts and Crafts details. The master bedroom includes a spacious and sunny alcove that could be used as a nursery.The bathroom features a split shower and clawfoot tub. An efficiently-organized back garden finds space for a hot tub and barbeque area. Retreat here after a busy day enjoying your East End neighborhood’s shops, restaurants, hip coffee shops, nearby parks and acclaimed schools.

  • PROPERTY DETAILS
  • $845,000
  • 2+ Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Split-level
  • Detached 1-car garage
  • 1,194 SF
  • 3,422 SF lot
  • Built in 1920

Features & Updates

Living and Dining Rooms

  • Arts and Crafts period details: wood-framed doorways, richly grained gumwood wall trim on the lower walls, built-in cabinets and stained glass windows
  • Hardwood floors throughout
  • Stone and brick fireplace
  • Nest Thermostat – a modern touch!

Kitchen

  • Breakfast nook with built-in banquet
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Kitchen Aide stove

Bedrooms

  • Master bedroom located on the split upper level. Includes large sunny alcove
  • Another bedroom on main floor

Bathroom

  • Clawfoot tub is the star here!
  • Separate shower stall

Laundry and Bonus Area

  • Partially finished basement for play, work, storage or guests
  • Extensive cabinets with customized section for wine bottles
  • Stacked washer and dryer

Yard

  • Current owners redesigned the back garden to create an efficient, peaceful and private retreat
  • Hot tub (above ground)
  • Storage shed in the back garden blends with the home’s Craftsman design
  • Detached one-car garage has been used as a workshop
  • Side yard includes vegetable boxes, citrus and fruit trees

About Craftsman Bungalows

Welcome to “Bungalow Boulevard,” also known as Sterling Avenue, where the unique street is lined with mostly one-story, century-old Craftsman Bungalows. In this treasured area of Alameda, the glass streetlamps are included on the city’s Historical Lights list.

Craftsman Bungalows (Cont'd)

  • Craftsman bungalows became popular in California after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Did you know many were build-it-yourself kit homes ordered from Sears?
  • The Craftsman style, known for simplicity and natural materials, grew out of the American Arts and Crafts movement and in response to fussy Victorian period homes
  • The East Bay has become one of the centers of the Arts and Crafts revival
  • Learn more here

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Location

3240 Sterling Avenue is located on the East End of Alameda island, which is popular for its small-town vibe, top schools, parks and pools and eclectic mix of shops and restaurants.

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