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View today's hottest East Bay floating homes for sale and real estate in the East Bay below! Most people have heard of the floating homes in Sausalito, where the late, great Otis Redding penned the lyrics to "Sitting on the Dock of the Bay." Perhaps not as well known, but equally intriguing, are the floating home communities in San Francisco's East Bay. A number of the marinas that dot the coastline of Alameda and Contra Costa counties have liveaboard berths for seaworthy houseboats and boats; however, due to stringent regulations, only three — Barnhill, Point San Pablo, and Berkeley — have been approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission as floating home communities in the East Bay. To request up-to-date information about houseboats for sale in the East Bay or to arrange a private showing, contact your East Bay real estate experts today. Read more about East Bay floating homes.

Floating Homes For Sale in East Bay, CA

East Bay Floating Home Statistics September 25, 2022
24
Listed
26
Avg. DOM
$734.58
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,150,000
Med. List Price
24 Properties
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Open 10/2
6728 Charing Cross Berkeley, CA 94705
$2,950,000
Neighborhood: HILLER HIGHLANDS
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,020
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
3
Days on Site
41007429
MLS
This brand new spectacular dream home is called "Rolling Stone House". Perched in an upscale established neighborhood, Hiller Highland, each of the 3 floors of the home turns 15 degrees and captures...
$1,095,000
Neighborhood: WEST OAKLAND
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,008
Sq.Ft.
2017
Year Built
3
Days on Site
41009604
MLS
5 years young, this striking luxury home is one of only 6 single family homes that make up the WestOak6 community that was designed by renowned architect BaranStudio! As you enter the first level,...
$3,700,000
Neighborhood: DELTA WATERFRONT ACCESS
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,022
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
6
Days on Site
41009115
MLS
BRAND NEW - JUST COMPLETED!! STUNNING ONE OF A KIND CONTEMPORARY CUSTOM BUILT BY DUCHENEY CONSTRUCTION SITUATED ON POINT LOT WITH CUSTOM DESIGNER TOUCHES THROUGHOUT - DOUBLE U-DOCK W/AWNINGS - 4...
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,480
Sq.Ft.
1955
Year Built
7
Days on Site
ML81898264
MLS
Peaceful serenity in the heart of the city. Located within close proximity to schools, and emerging downtown Hayward, this home is an ideal oasis. The eclectic and tasteful drought tolerant front...
$1,449,000
Neighborhood: SILVERGATE
4
Beds
2
Baths
2,016
Sq.Ft.
1966
Year Built
10
Days on Site
41008727
MLS
Charming two-story home in the highly desirable Silvergate neighborhood of West Dublin! This home invites you in and beckons you to stay awhile. Featuring beautifully refinished hardwood floors, a...
$898,000
Neighborhood: WEST END
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,118
Sq.Ft.
1908
Year Built
10
Days on Site
41008471
MLS
Spectacularly Remodeled Vintage Home in Alameda's Coveted West End. This home has been reimagined and well-crafted to combine the charm of the past with the finishes of the present. Light-filled...
$668,000
Neighborhood: SANDMOUND ACRES
2
Beds
1
Baths
1,011
Sq.Ft.
1953
Year Built
10
Days on Site
41005925
MLS
WOW! This is a WATERFRONT beauty on the Delta/2 min to fast water. Picture an amazing and peaceful home to relax in while being able to step out your front door for boating, world class fishing,...
$1,089,000
Neighborhood: CROCKER HGHLANDS
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,466
Sq.Ft.
1958
Year Built
11
Days on Site
41008663
MLS
Dwell inspired Mid-Century Modern offering serene gardens in the heart of Crocker Highlands. ucked into a magical, private wooded setting, this jewel offers all level living, cathedral ceilings,...
$799,000
Neighborhood: MEADOWBROOK
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,299
Sq.Ft.
1926
Year Built
12
Days on Site
41008460
MLS
Open House Sat/Sun 24 & 25th 1-4pm! The ultimate urban oasis with views! This Spanish/Mediterranean style home is gorgeously remodeled with modern finishes & timeless charm. Perched above other...
$1,195,000
Neighborhood: EL CERRITO HILLS
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,117
Sq.Ft.
1956
Year Built
12
Days on Site
41008499
MLS
Views Forever! Sweeping views of the glittering Bay from just about every room of this pristine high-tech home! The floorplan is expansive and can accommodate almost any live/work arrangement. Two...
$549,000
Neighborhood: Not Listed
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,426
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
13
Days on Site
41008325
MLS
Fabulous hidden gem located in unincorporated Martinez (Pacheco) with Pleasant Hill Schools. Open light and bright floor plan with high ceilings and great separation of space. 2 car garage w/...
$1,600,000
Neighborhood: MONTCLAIR
3
Beds
2
Baths
2,267
Sq.Ft.
1957
Year Built
17
Days on Site
41007970
MLS
Serene mid-century retreat with wonderful indoor-outdoor flow! The private front courtyard (could be amazing garden!) leads to level entry and a main level with walls of glass. The living area has...

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East Bay Floating Home Market

Living aboard a houseboat or in a floating home may sound romantic, but it isn't just for the footloose and fancy-free. Most of the East Bay marinas are conveniently located, and offer the advantage of an easy commute for the resident that must work for a living. Only minutes away from San Francisco and other Bay Area locations by way of surface roads and BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), Barnhill Marina and Berkeley Marina are centrally located in the hub of East Bay activity. The San Pablo Yacht Harbor at Point San Pablo is further north and perfectly situated for travel to Marin County via the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge as well as other East Bay locations.

Floating homes tend to be smaller than conventional homes, and come in a variety of shapes and styles, from simple cottages and shanties to slightly larger dwellings with traditional rooms, stairways, kitchens, and amenities similar to their land-loving cousins. Although most folks who live in a floating home in the East Bay own their home, they don't own the docking space and pay a monthly dock fee to the marina, which often includes a parking space (and occasionally sewer hook-ups), along with utilities, which are all land based.

If you are looking for a home in the East Bay and are ready to think out-of-the-box, consider buying a floating home in the East Bay. Who knows, this time next year you might find yourself enjoying early morning sunrises, stunning sunsets, and gorgeous views surrounded by all the comforts of your very special and unique floating East Bay home.

East Bay Floating Home Agents

Planning to purchase a floating home in East Bay? Let our real estate team guide you through the sale of your current residence or the purchase of your next East Bay houseboat. As local real estate agents, we have up-to-date information on the unique dynamics of the on-the-water real estate market in the East Bay. We're ready to negotiate for you today!

Contact Bay Area Modern to learn more about representation for buyers and sellers. Preparing to sell your East Bay floating home? View our comparative market analysis page to receive a free East Bay property value analysis within moments.

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