This broad hillside driveway, bordered with its lush hillside garden and unique sentinel style side trees, creates an impressive curb appeal, and welcomes both residents and guests to this home at 780 Glendome Circle in Oakland,   It offers 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a generous 2376 sf of living space.  

It is exceptionally well located-just moments from the nearby charming Glenview shops and restaurants, and not far from popular Montclair Village, and Highways 13 and 24, both of which offer efficient transportation to Oakland, San Francisco and Contra Costa County. 

This radiant home has been thoroughly renovated to take advantage of its gentle hillside location, and to capture all that the location can offer.  Above, is the expansive…

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This striking Mid Century Modern style home, with its dramatic curb appeal, is located high in the hills above Oakland on a tranquil cul de sac in the Hillcrest Highlands neighborhood at 34 Shawnee Court.  

It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a spacious 3032 sf of living space.  

The rear gardens and expansive deck space create a serene retreat among old growth trees, and the surrounding greenery that is reminiscent of Tahoe hillside living.  

This view most clearly reflects the concept of Mid Century Modern living that characterizes this home-specifically an expanse of floor to ceiling doors and windows that open to literally invite the "outside in", and encourage a free and easy flow from one living space to another.  

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High in the hills of Oakland is this extraordinary view home located at 13665 Campus Drive.  Because of its distinctive setting, it provides a sweeping view of the Bay area below-from the South Bay to San Francisco-a rare and impressive visual experience.  

It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a a very generous 3254 sf of living space.  It is ideally located in the Ridgemont neighborhood of Oakland, and, as a result, is just minutes from Highway 580 below, which will give rapid access to Oakland, San Leandro, or south to the Dublin Pass and Contra Costa County. 

Two regional parks for hiking and biking, the Oakland Zoo, and the Chabot Science center are all nearby, as well.   

A great deal of attention has been given to creating a…

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Ideally located in Berkeley's Indian Rock neighborhood at 84 San Mateo Road, and close to the Marin Circle, this handsome tri-level Craftsman style home would be a pleasure to own. 

While updated for gracious living, it still has the classic architecture that makes the Craftsman style so cherished.  Its 2739 square feet of living space accommodates 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms.  

This warmly inviting living room is spacious, beautifully lit from multiple windows around the room, and anchored by a handsome central fireplace.  True to its era, a pair of built in window seats on either side provide a space for easy reading and relaxing while viewing the surrounding gardens.  

Just steps away, this handsome dining room awaits guests for…

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This handsome living room, with its dramatic overhead open beam peaked ceiling, and anchored by a large and welcoming fireplace, is one of the first of many outstanding living spaces that greet both guests and residents upon arrival.  

Located high in the hills above North Berkeley at 547 Grizzly Peak Boulevard, the home offers 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in an generous 2855 sf of living space.  

One of the most remarkable features of this house is the view through the far right wall of windows, seen above, that reveal a panoramic view of the Bay area below that includes both San Francisco, Oakland, SF Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge.

One of the joys of living in the Berkeley and East Bay hills is the availability of this spectacular scene…

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The neighborhood that is north of the University of California has been deemed "Northside", and is the location of many architectural and residential masterpieces designed by famous Berkeley architects over the years.  It has always been a joy to explore for those who appreciate this range and variety of creativity. 

The home above is located in these hills at 2525 Hill Court.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1502 sf of living space. 

The living room seen above  is anchored by a dramatic floor to ceiling fireplace around which inviting and cozy sofas and soft chairs invite all to enjoy.  Just to the right is a stellar  balcony that features a sweeping view of the homes below, the UC Campanile, and the Bay area as seen below.

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High in the hills of Oakland is this Mediterranean styled home that offers privacy and a pleasing serenity, yet is close to everything that living in the Bay area provides.  Located at 4373 Sequoyah Road, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a very generous 2591 sf of living space.  

This remarkable front garden is entered through a very unique wrought iron gate, and is surrounded by a high wall that ensures an enviable retreat, and tranquil personal space.  

The lush surrounding garden foliage is well established and varied in color and presentation, and the yard is anchored by this three tiered, gently flowing front fountain,

This opening view of the home reveals the expanse of space available in the living room and dining…

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Perfectly located in the hills of North Berkeley is this beautifully conceived, and classically styled, Mediterranean home.  It offers all the design elements that have made this style of home such a classic over the years.  

At 30 Alamo Avenue, it features 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a very generous 2462 sf of living space.  

One's Mediterranean's living experience begins at the sturdy, and classically designed front gates-complete with studded front door panels, and large curved gate pulls. 

Directly ahead, is the entrance to the home, and the base of the first step features just part of the many multi-colored tiles that you will see throughout the home and patio as you tour.  

The home's front doors continue the theme of…

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High in the Oakland hills is this gleaming home that is surrounded by light due to its dramatic location above the city.  Located in Oakland's Ridgemont neighborhood at 5005 Crystal Ridge Road,  it is truly exceptional.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in 2191 sf of living space.

In addition to its beauty, it is ideally located close to the Oakland hills, and the hiking and biking trails of the regional parks above, while Highway 580 provides easy transport to Oakland, Montclair, and nearby favorites like the Oakland Zoo, Chabot Space and Science Center, and the Tri-Valley area just over the hills.  

Just inside the handsome double door entry, a living space has been created to emphasize the harmony between the exterior expanse just…

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For those that enjoy the pleasure and serenity of a soothing home garden, this backyard location should be especially appealing.  Well fenced, well conceived and private, it awaits the attention of both guests and residents.  

Ideally placed at 175 Indian Road, and not far from the many advantages of living in and around downtown Piedmont, the home surrounding this garden offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a very generous 2643 sf of living space.  

As will be seen as one tours the house, it soon becomes evident that the quality of construction, and the home's design conceptions have been devoted to providing a gracious living space.  

Beginning in the living room, and anchored by a dramatic central fireplace, a tall surrounding…

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