This handsome Mediterranean home, with its charming twin palm trees and freshly renovated garden, provides an instant and impressive curb appeal.  Located at 2311 7th Avenue in the Ivy Hill neighborhood of Oakland, it has been brilliantly updated throughout to create a stunning living space.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in a very spacious 2705 sf +/- of floorspace. 

Located nearby are the shopping and dining venues of Lakeshore and Grand Avenues, The Saturday Grand Lake Farmers Market, and Lake Merritt await your attention, as does  the Highway 580 onramp for commuting.  There is no doubt that it is ideally located for both business and pleasure.  

(Note: this home belonged to the "Mother" of Mother's Cookies Leopoldine Mique-a partner…

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This distinctive home at 6207 Westover Drive in the hills above Oakland, is immediately compelling in its size and presentation.  It has  been carefully conceived with the goal of combining the external woodland serenity with the many softly lit interior living spaces.  

The home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 1984 sf of living space, and has been thoughtfully updated throughout. 

The enormous great room easily provides both living and entertaining  space, and an perfect flow from one to another right out to the expansive view porch. 

Its glowing and welcoming ambiance is created through the use of floor to ceiling windows and doors,  multiple skylights, a high open beamed off white ceiling, and softly colored hardwood…

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This treasured Berkeley hillside home, with its Tudor drama of steeply pitched gabled roofs, sturdy front door and distinctive brick stairs and entry, is the epitome of gracious living.   Located in the Claremont Hills at 178 Hillcrest Road, and just moments from the desirable shops and restaurants of the Elmwood and Rockridge, it offers 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a generous 2642 sf of living space.  

At the base of the steps to the left,  is this delightful patio area that is surrounded by well established trees, plants and flowers that provide a perfect site for a pleasant lunch, or perhaps as a sheltered retreat for reading a book with a favorite cup of tea.  

Stepping inside, one finds this expansive living room that is built…

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Tucked in a pleasant cul de sac in the Crocker Highlands neighborhood of Oakland at 836 Alma Place, is this very desirable Tudor style home.  It has impressive curb appeal with its classic architecture and the gracious patio seating to the right. 

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 2115 sf of living space.  It is exceptionally well located-just a short distance from the pleasant shops and restaurants of Dimond, Grand Lake and Montclair, and just a few moments from Highway 580 for effective commuting.   

There is an English country manor appearance to this home.  The sturdy front door, imaginatively trimmed with brick, the steeply pitched roofs, and the varied placement of windows, combined with the distinctive gardens and…

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This glowing house, with its floor to ceiling windows, and expansive sliding glass doors, is specifically designed to capture the lush greenery and sweeping Bay area views just outside the home.  

Ideally located at 6848 Armour Drive, it is close to Piedmont, Rockridge and Montclair, and offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a generous 2728 sf of living space.  

Every element of the home is conceived with the goal of creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.  The soft grey colors of the walls and carpeting blend beautifully with the dramatic whiteness of the trim around the exceptional  open beamed ceiling and distinctive fireplace.  

The porch just outside of the glass doors runs across the entire length of the living room and dining…

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This large dual level home, located in the hills above Piedmont, provides the outstanding panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay area that is always in demand.  Located at 2 Abbott Way, it offers 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in a very generous 2696 sf of living space.  

The desirable open floor plan combines the very best elements of the home.  The living room and dining room merge seamlessly with each other, and are anchored by a dramatic brick fireplace, and enhanced with floor to ceiling view windows.  

A wider view reveals the proximity of the two entertainment areas that are available.  Guest are easily able to move from one to another, and out onto the view balcony.  The softly colored open beam ceilings add a balanced warmth to the…

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High in the hills above Oakland is a home that features this expansive pool, deck and recreation site that is both spacious and inviting.  A large fenced in solar pool is combined with surrounding trees and lush grass to create a truly distinctive ambiance. 

Located at 10425 Greenview Drive in the Sequoyah Highlands neighborhood of Oakland, it offers 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and 2026 sf +/- of living space.  

Tucked under a large and sturdy tree, and complete with view, is one of many spots that can be enjoyed across the large backyard retreat.  

Just down the gently rolling hillside is this sweeping view of Oakland, SF Bay and the SF peninsula.  

This handsome Mid-Century modern style home has outstanding curb appeal.  With the…

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This glowing Mediterranean style home sits in the Claremont Hills of Berkeley, at 769 Alvarado Road.  It represents the warmth and color of its architectural roots with richly colored gardens and outdoor patios designed to bring the "outside in" for your enjoyment.  

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a very spacious 2536 sf of living space.  

Further, it has one more stunning asset-a dramatic and sweeping Bay view :

One of the real delights of living in the Berkeley hills is this view.   Incorporating all of San Francisco, Berkeley, the Bay Bridge, and Bay waters, it is an ever changing delight of light and color.  

A deck, with both a view of the Bay and the adjacent rolling hills, runs along the side length of the home…

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This captivating  home is found in the hills high above Oakland, and is designed to capture and embrace the stunning views that surround it.   Located in the Crestmont neighborhood at 41 Chadbourne Way, it offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a generous 1896 st +/- of living space.  

A sweeping bay view awaits one every morning, and it is a remarkable scene that will change both color and light every hour of the day, all year long.  

This stunning great room is designed to seamlessly incorporate the outside views with gracious indoor living.  The high white peaked open beam ceilings, combined with floor to ceiling windows, invite in gleaming light from multiple perspectives. 

This remarkable living room space is expansive, and as…

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This handsome Crocker Highlands home is located at 1389 Trestle Glen Road in Oakland.  One's immediate impression upon entering the home is one of quiet elegance.   Touches of charm are seen from every point of view.  

 A grand floor to ceiling view window is the focal point of the living room, and reaches up to touch the gentle curve of the coved ceiling above.  

It offers 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in approximately 1271 sf of living space.  

A large and unique central fireplace anchors the room.  Its softly colored tile facing is paired with a set of barley-sugar columns that are not often seen in many homes.  Two built in bookcases on either side of the central window  provide display opportunities for books, art, and collectibles. 

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