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"Alameda's best, bar none."

At the risk of sounding pretentious, when it comes to Alameda, there's Gold Coast, and then there's everything else. It has the island's finest homes, prettiest streets, nicest local parks, and largest lots. It's in the center of the island and close to everything, but it's genuinely a world of its own.

One of the main advantages Gold Coast has is that it's always been an affluent neighborhood. As a result, the homes were beautifully built, nicely appointed (a few have in-ground pools and ten... Full review
  • Large Lots
  • Attractive Older Homes
  • Close to Nightlife and Entertainment
  • Quiet, Leafy Streets
  • Expensive to Maintain
  • Expensive to Buy
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Trendy & Stylish
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