May 2017

Found 12 blog entries for May 2017.

This home is ideal for many reasons--It has amazing curb appeal, with established trees and gardens in the front and back, and charming rooms, coupled with pleasing yard space that is perfect for homeowners who enjoys entertaining.  Note the welcoming front entrance. 

Located at 50 Wildwood Place in Piedmont, it has 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, and approximately 2456 sf. of space.  

This is truly a home that is in touch with the outdoors.  Doors to the inviting patio and gardens are located in both the front room and the family room.  The handsome living room is an example. This room also features an appealing fireplace, hardwood floors and built-in display cabinets.  

 

As with homes of this caliber, a pleasant dining room is just

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 This very appealing garden walkway invites you into this well located home at 1855 TrestleGlen Road in Piedmont.  It is approximately 1,888 sq. ft. in size, and offers 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. The property has two APNs.   It is short distance from Park Boulevard, and the Oakmore and Glenview neighborhood shops and restaurants.  It is also located between Highways 580 and 13, which allows quick access to Oakland, Berkeley, or Contra Costa County. 

The main floor has an easy flow between the living room, dining area and kitchen  An additional feature is the patio just outside.  It is accessed through large glass doors that let in lots of pleasant sunlight. Note the handsome wood flooring.

The updated kitchen features a breakfast bar and

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     This captivating Tudor style home is immediately appealing with its lush greenery, and established gardens.  Located at 79 Sandringham Road in Piedmont, it offers 4 bedrooms and 4/12 baths in approximately 3980 sq. ft. of space.  Creative and imaginative window treatments abound.  Note the variety above, and the one below.  The living room with its many windows, is bright and open, and centers around a dramatic fireplace.  The room, as with other rooms in the home, features hardwood floors.     The dining room with its handsome entry doors, is ideal for formal dining, but for a more relaxed atmosphere, one can step outside the door to an inviting patio. Food preparation, whether casual or formal, should be very…
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This handsome English Tudor style home is always in demand, due to its classic architectural design.  Located at 59 Sylvan Way in Piedmont, it features 3 bedrooms and 1 bath, and is ideally located close to the wide variety of shops, restaurants and activities of nearby Grand Avenue .  

The living room has a great deal to offer.  In addition to its spacious picture window, it features a pleasing brick fireplace, which is bracketed by two very unique window treatments that are immediately appealing.

A formal dining room is always a must in a classic home like this one.  Note the subtle arched doorways leading into the various rooms of the home.

The nearby kitchen has lots of light, and extra long counter space for food

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  This handsome home at 166 Oak Road in Piedmont, is a very roomy 5 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home of approximately 2754 sq. ft. in size.  It is light filled, and has a very welcoming ambiance, as is seen from this cheerful garden entryway.     As you enter the bright and airy living room, you will see a spacious fireplace, a built in cabinet, and very desirable hardwood floors (which continue throughout the house).   You move easily to the pleasant ambiance of a formal dining room that is of a type to be expected in such a handsome home, and notice the dramatic arched windows, built in cabinetry and very special wall molding.     The immediately adjacent updated kitchen makes meal preparation a true pleasure.   The home…
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 The handsome exterior design on this home at 504 Boulevard Way in Piedmont reflects the traditional, and the equally inviting, appearance of the interior.  The home shows both past and current care, and attention to details.  It has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and is approximately 2340 square feet in size.  

The bright and airy living room offers a very appealing ambiance, with its truly spacious windows, hardwood floors, and built in units for displaying books, art or collectibles.  

Continuing the appealing and traditional theme, a fireplace holds center stage here. 

Just steps away, and across the engaging entryway, is the path to the formal dining room.

Upon reaching the dining room, you discover an equally bright and open place

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There is always a demand for handsome Craftsman style homes in the Bay area.  Combine that with an excellent Piedmont location, and stunning curb appeal, and you have this home at 312 Blair Avenue.   Offering an attractive grey exterior with white trim,  it has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and approximately 2785 sf of space to enjoy. 

Once you enter this home, you are struck with the natural flow that leads you from the living room with its spacious windows, to the gracious dining room, and then to the porch through French doors.  There are so many places to read, rest, entertain and dine here. Special things to note are the hardwood floors throughout, and the pleasant fireplace.  

The outside porch offers fencing, a quiet ambiance,

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This delightful home is welcoming from the moment you reach its colorful front door. Ideally located at 113 Sunnyside Avenue in Piedmont, and just moments from Grand and Piedmont Avenues, it offers an amazing 5 bedrooms and 1 1/2 baths in approximately 2351 sq. ft. . 

The living room is bright and expansive.  Special elements include classic Craftsman window treatments, space for a window seat near the entrance, and hardwood floors.

 

The immediately adjacent dining room continues the hardwood floors, and also features a handsome picture window and a dramatic ceiling.  An additional plus is the built in shelving for storage and display of your favorite china or glassware.  

 

Moving into the appealing kitchen, there is excellent

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This stunning home is virtually unknown to most people in Berkeley and Oakland, and yet it is truly a remarkable landmark in an historic town.  Built in 1912, it was called the Spring Mansion, and was built by wealthy land entrepreneur John Hopkins Spring.

Whether day or night, this home is designed to be warm, welcoming, and yes, impressive.

 

The dramatic front door opens onto an elegant atrium from which all the other rooms flow. The beautiful fountain in the middle welcomes guests upon entry.

Stairs direct you upwards to the spacious bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs.  Note the beautiful skylight above that lets light into what is already a light filled apace.

 As you move around the ground floor, doors open to various

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You can't have spent time in the Oakland hills in the last few years, and not wondered about this very large home at 11270 Lochard in Oakland's Chabot Highlands neighborhood.  Just south of Knowland Park and the Oakland Zoo, and above Highway 580, it does attract attention.  For those of you who want to know more, I offer the details.

First of all, it is currently off the market.  It is an approximately 19,000 sf contemporary style home that was begun in 2013, and needs completing.  It is built on an about an acre of land, and boasts city and SF Bay views.  

It does certainly have "good bones"  Note the stunning interior design of the ceilings.

The graceful flow of the home's architecture is reflected in the proposed staircases.

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