August 2020

Found 6 blog entries for August 2020.

This expansive and dramatic home, located in the hills of Piedmont at 50 Maxwelton Road, is surprising in its size when viewed from its front entrance, as will be seen below.   Multi level, its sits among long established trees and gardens that offer privacy and serenity.  It features 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms and offers a generous 3057 sf  +/- of living space.  

 The home's splendid  Bay area view is one that is both desired and envied.  It includes SF Bay, and a panoramic sweep from San Francisco to Marin.

The extensive front gardens, tile roof, and arched entryway reflect the Mediterranean concept of this home, as does the classical wrought iron trim around windows and the stair railing.

This welcoming and spacious front

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This initial view represents just a touch of the creative design and architecture soon to be discovered below at this home located at 5972 Margarido  Drive in the Upper Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland.   Gracious columns and archways, gleaming floors and stunning woodworking represent just a portion of the distinction of this residence.  Custom designed by local architect Mark Becker, it is a unique and outstanding home, and features 4 bedroooms, and 4 1/2 bathrooms in approximately 3646 sf of living space.  

The exterior of this tri-level home, is dramatic and compelling in appearance.  The second floor balcony is the one represented in the view directly above, and it, and the other two levels, offer panoramic Bay area views that only an

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This classically styled Tudor home at 6 Downey Place in Oakland has outstanding curb appeal-from its white picket fence, front shade tree, pleasant front gardens, to its decorative half timbers and mullioned windows, it is exceptional.  Located in the Crocker Highlands neighborhood, it is just moments away from the in demand shopping and dining venues of Grand and Lakeshore Avenues, and Montclair Village.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in approximately 1959 sf of living space.  

Stepping through the front decorative iron gate, guests are welcomed by impressive brickwork that leads them to the home, arches impressively over the sturdy front door, and defines the central section of the home's frontage.  Continuing the Tudor theme

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This inviting view home in the hills of Oakland is located at 5650 Balboa Drive, just above Montclair Village, and close to all the shopping and dining venues that makes this locality so desirable.  Just moments from the Rockridge and Grand Lake districts, and directly below the many parks and hiking trails that draw outdoor enthusiasts, it is ideally placed.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 3 baths in a spacious 2408 sf +/- of living space.    

One of the benefits of living in the Oakland hills is the panoramic view that is offered to hillside residents.  However, not all are as sweeping as this panorama laid out before one here.  Included are both the SF Bay Bridge, San Francisco, Oakland, and the Golden Gate Bridge.  The seasons will offer

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This beautifully remodeled condominium unit at 5816 Ayala Avenue in Oakland, is well located next to all that Rockridge and Upper Telegraph have to offer.  It features 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths in a very comfortable 1,740 +/- sf of living space.  The gracefully arched front windows, and the richly colored hardwood floors compliment a generously sized living room that is flexible enough to accommodate a variety of potential room designs.

Guests are greeted with this pleasant entryway that has a textbook trimmed front wooden door, a mirrored guest closet, and a gently curved archway into the living room.  As you tour the home, be sure to notice the presence of these archways over the entrances to most of the rooms in the residence.

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Perfectly located in the heart of Piedmont at 1 Wildwood Gardens, this dramatic and expansive home is welcoming and gracious.  Ideally suited for entertaining, it is situated among imaginatively created gardens, soothing trees, and expansive greenery.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in a very spacious 4804+/- sf of living space.  

The Spanish colonial concept is seen in every element of this impressive home, but is most dramatically observed when viewing the slender pairs of matched curved windows along the frontage of the residence, particularly along the length of the second floor.  It is seen once again with the curved wooden front door with the dramatic front door knocker in the shape of a lion's face. 

  Guests are greeted with

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