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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The handsomely updated home, with its rich wooden colors and soft white walls, provides a warm and inviting setting for both homeowners and guests.  Located in the Richmond Annex, at 1558 Mariposa Street, it offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 1237 sf of living space. 

Well located in the East Bay, it is close to the many restaurants and shopping venues of El Cerrito and Albany.  It's just 1 1/2 mile to El Cerrito Plaza and BART.  

A distinctive entrance offers generous space for a large entry chest and display space, while the golden oak stairs to the right lead to the second floor.  

Immediately adjacent to the living area, and perfectly placed, is the updated kitchen space.  The quartz topped island/counter space is…

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This classically styled Craftsman brown shingle home is located at 1006 Rose Avenue in Piedmont.  With its handsome shade tree, and its soft grey exterior with bright white trim, it has immediate curb appeal.  

It offers 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a generous 2606 sf+/- of living space.   Perfectly located close to downtown Piedmont, and the shops and dining attractions of Montclair, Rockridge and Grand Lake, it also offers rapid access to Berkeley, Oakland, and Contra Costa cities via Highway 13, just up the hill.

A handsome covered front porch with surrounding view windows welcomes guests to the residence.  A spacious entryway, and large glass entry door adds yet more appeal.  

The living room represents much of the concept of the…

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This stunning great room is the epitome of what an imaginative design concept can create.   Located high in the hills above Oakland at 75 Chadbourne Way,  it was architecturally reconceived to capture the glowing incoming light and panoramic views in a way that combines seamlessly with the expansive interior floorspace and 18 foot ceilings.

It offers 5 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in 2108+/- sf of living space. 

The room is awash in light-from the dramatic floor to ceiling windows and doors that look out onto the city below, to the additional sets of windows along each side wall.   The  white, high peaked ceilings provide supplemental lighting as the sun sets.  

On cooler Bay area evenings, when indoor entertaining is chosen, the…

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Settled in among the hills of upper Piedmont is this striking Mid-Century Modern home the blends indoor and outdoor living perfectly to create a distinctive hillside retreat.   It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1930 sf of living space.

Perfectly located close to Hamilton Field and central Piedmont, the shopping and dining experiences of Montclair, Rockridge and the Grand Lake area are all just moments away.  

The kitchen has been dramatically remodeled, furnished with outstanding amenities, and now blends easily with the outside deck to create perfect setting for entertaining and relaxation.  Overhead skylights add additional warmth and color to an already engaging space.

Amenities include a long stone counter, dishwasher, built in…

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This expansive Berkeley hillside home is high atop the city, and possesses sweeping Bay area views.  Located at 38 Oak Ridge Road in Berkeley's desirable Claremont neighborhood, it offers 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms and 1977 +/- sf of living space.  

The handsome fireplace, with its very distinctive mantel and surround, is a feature around which multiple furniture conceptions can be developed.  

A expanded perspective of the living room reveals a substantial living space that is enhanced with a full length sun room that provides outstanding views of the cities below.  

This is definitely a very special place to enjoy a morning cup of coffee while savoring the scene below.  An equally effective use would be as a site for hosting…

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This delightful home, with its engaging blue and white trim, possesses outstanding curb appeal. Surrounded by long established trees and greenery, its front steps, with a handsome iron railing, paired with a classic carriage lamp, creates a welcoming image.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1872 sf +/- of living space.  

Located at 73 Oakmont Avenue, it is close to Piedmont's parks and recreation facilities and K-12 schools.  It is also just minutes from Montclair Village and Rockridge shopping and dining.

The distinctive entryway, with its gracefully arched transom and matching pillar support columns, is highlighted with a distinctive red door.

The living room is expansive, and offers multiple amenities that add both appeal…

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