High in the hills above Oakland is this gracious home that offers an ideal location, and soothing hillside views.  Situated at 2824 Burton Drive in the Piedmont Pines neighborhood, it is just moments from Montclair Village, and the many hiking and biking trails of nearby regional parks. 

It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a spacious 2632 sf of living space.  

The living room is immediately impressive.  A dramatic open beam peaked ceiling rises high above, and, in combination with the wall of windows to the right, contributes to the glowing ambiance of this space.  The crisply designed central fireplace will no doubt be the site of many a pleasant evening get together.  

This entire living space, with its impressive expanse,…

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This dramatic Tudor style home has been recently listed at 6273 Ruthland Road.  Located in the gentle hills of Oakland's Montclair neighborhood on a quiet cul de sac, it features sweeping Bay area views and gracious living.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in a generous 2576 +/-sf of living space.  

It is located close to everything the area has to offer. With hiking and biking trails of nearby regional reserves , the shops and restaurants of Montclair, Elmwood and Rockridge, and the proximity to Highways 13 and 24 for easy commuting, this home bears serious consideration.  

The design concept of this home is one that is committed to light and space.   The far walls of the living room are literally walls of glass that provide dramatic…

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This very pleasant home located at 3624 Victor Avenue in the desirable  Redwood Heights neighborhood of Oakland, has impressive curb appeal.   Set well back off the street, it features an expansive driveway that is complimented with an adjacent raised garden space.  

A  pair of gracefully arched windows anchor the front of the home.  Below them, each side of the garage is ornamented with a  pair of classically styled pillars, which are replicated again in sets of four,  supporting the spacious covered porch. 

The home offers 3 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 bathrooms, in 1601 sf of living space. 

This warm and welcoming living room with its softly colored walls, is anchored by a…

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This pleasant Piedmont home with its gracious curb appeal, combines its defining architectural presence with the warmth of its green grass and pleasant gardens.  

Located just moments from central Piedmont's schools and activities at 105 Estates Drive, it is equally close to the small town shopping and dining charm of Montclair and Glenview .  Commuting connections are ideal with Highway 13 just up the hill.  

It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a very generous 2993 sf +/- of living space.  

The distinctive architectural style reflects the crisp Art Deco era simplicity that combines simple exterior trim with multi level windows and doors that invite light in from virtually every angle.  Worthy of note are the two large bay windows in…

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Comfortably settled in among under long established trees and lush greenery, this Monterey Colonial style home is located at 5903 Margarido Drive in Oakland's desirable Upper Rockridge neighborhood. 

It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a very generous 3083 sf +/- of living space.  Perfectly located close to the many shops, restaurants,  and amenities of both Rockridge, Claremont and Montclair, it is also close to commute access for both Oakland, San Francisco, and Contra Costa County. 


The view of this distinctive patio area reflects many of the characteristics so valued in this style of home.  This private patio, designed for gracious living and relaxation, is equally suitable for entertaining when hosting parties and special…

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This handsome Piedmont hillside home is located at 50 Calvert Court and offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a generous 1526 sf +/- of living space.    

Well located close to the schools, playgrounds and activities of central Piedmont, it is just moments from Montclair Village, Rockridge,  and the commute possibilities offered by Highway 13. 

This distinctive living room offers a perfect combination of soft outdoor light from the glass floor to ceiling doors and window, and the richly colored tones of the wooden open beam ceiling and redwood paneling.

Guests are welcomed into this large living room that is anchored by a central fireplace. To the right, two dramatic floor to ceiling doors, on either side of a central window, open to an…

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This very spacious Berkeley home, located at 1280 Grand View Drive, features this expansive living room with its distinctive fireplace and vaulted open beam ceiling.   It becomes yet more appealing when the pair of large doors to the balcony are thrown open to a dramatic view balcony.  

Located in the hills above Berkeley, with views of the Bay area below, it is perfectly placed to enjoy the advantages of the many popular shopping and dining areas of Elmwood, Rockridge and Montclair .  It offers 4 bedrooms, 3/2 bathrooms in a very generous 4975 sf of living space

This inviting balcony can easily serve a dual purpose--it can be a quiet retreat high above the surrounding hillside on a lazy Sunday morning, or just as easily become a gathering…

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This stunning home in the hills of North Berkeley is located at 2330 Vine Street.  It was originally conceived as a dance studio for the Marston family in 1930, but went far beyond that simple conception, as seen above.  

It reflects the elegant  living space of Elizabethan and early Tudor designs where a great hall was the centerpiece of the home, and guests moved freely from one portion to another, often with a great table against a far wall for dining, and satellite tables around the room.

  Large crossbeams support the high vaulted ceiling, and the Elizabethan construction is reflected here with a brick lower level supporting half-timbered upper walls.  

A reverse perspective illustrates the expanse of this dramatic space that is…

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