This handsome hillside home is very well located in the Redwood Heights neighborhood above Oakland at 2800 Sylhowe Road, and has impressive curb appeal with its defining old oak trees, and distinctive architecture.  

Originally a hillside cabin, it has been dramatically reconceived in 2009 by architect Geoffrey Holton into a modern and imaginative living space with updated amenities, some of which include solar heating, EV charger, rainwater tank, and a thoroughly updated kitchen.   

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1597 +/- sf of living space.  

A large and welcoming entryway combines with the colorful gardens and surrounding greenery and trees to prepare guests for the home's very pleasant living spaces.  

The expansive living room…

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This stunning rear garden at 1643 Trestle Glen Road in Oakland, reveals its enchanting beauty, and the dedication that has gone into its creation.  Nestled in the trees of this Crocker Highlands neighborhood, the home and gardens offer a Tahoe like atmosphere that is both soothing and immediately inviting.    

What makes the residence even more distinctive is that it is just moments from Oakland's Park Street, that leads downhill to the pleasant Glenview neighborhood shopping, and uphill to the favored shops and restaurants or Montclair Village and Highway 13.  

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a generous 2581 sf +/-  of living space.

Stepping down from the deck seen above, one discovers this carefully designed, and uniquely…

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This glowing home, with its expansive picture windows and warm overhead lighting, is immediately welcoming.  Golden colored hardwood floors highlight the generous floor space that is available for gracious living and relaxing entertaining.  

This updated gem is located in Berkeley at 2815 Stanton Street, and offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in  1815 +/- sf of living space.  

This charming home, with its delightful wrought iron railings and archway, is one of many pleasant homes along a tree lined street in South Berkeley, and not far from the city's popular Gourmet Ghetto, and the ever imaginative Fourth Street shops and restaurants.  

Upon entering the home, one is immediately aware of this well designed living space that is devoted…

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This gracious Foster City home is located on a corner lot at 991 Swan Street, and has what can easily be defined as outstanding curb appeal.  A lush green lawn is complimented with a imaginatively conceived rock garden, and carefully crafted bushes and trees.  

It is ideally located in Foster City--a city designed to encourage gracious outdoor living with its many walkways, lagoons, community parks and beaches.  Its location, just moments away from Highways 92 and 101, offers rapid access to much of the business and industry that defines the peninsula.  Just a few include Oracle, Visa, Sony, and Gilead.  

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1840 +/- sf of living space.  

Guests entering the house are immediately welcomed by a serene…

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This handsome mid -century modern style home sits comfortably among lush old growth plants, trees and greenery in the hills just above Piedmont, and close to Montclair Village.  It is located at 5720 Morpeth Street. 

The crisp architectural lines that define its style meld perfectly with the softness from the impressive grounds that surrounds it.  

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 1748 sf of living space.  

This engaging living room and dining room reveals the heart of the concept of mid-century modern living--walls of glass and sliding glass doors that draw in the outside light.  Where possible, design doors that open to the exterior to allow the homeowners to enjoy all the pleasure of indoor/ outdoor living.   

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This truly captivating Storybook style home at 266 Scenic Avenue in Piedmont, is immediately welcoming.  Its spacious front patio, well tended shaded gardens, and spreading oak tree invite guests to enjoy all the charm that it has to offer.  

Ideally located close to central Piedmont, it is just moments away from Montclair Village, and the shops and restaurants of Rockridge.  Highway 13 is uphill, and a direct link to Oakland, San Francisco, and Contra Costa County.

  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a substantial 3077+/-sf of living space.  

One of the delights of a Storybook style home is the presence of many imaginative and varied roof lines, window placements, and floor patterns.  This home does not disappoint.  The far wall,…

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This stunning welcoming entrance is one of the many elements that have been created to add more beauty to an already impressive Berkeley hills home located at 910 Hilldale Avenue.  This distinctive, glowing atrium combines with the ginkgo tile clad entryway to create a breathtaking entry for guests.  

Located high above the city, with accompanying views, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in approximately 2993 sf of living space.  

This gracious home, settled comfortably among well established trees and lush gardens, was built in 1915 when Craftsman architecture was highly prized, and thus, very much in demand. 

This home represents much of that design concept, especially with its low-pitched gable roofs and overhanging eaves.  It still…

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Splendid brown shingle homes have always been in high demand throughout the Bay area.  Developed as a quality home in Piedmont, Oakland, and most particularly in the Berkeley hills , they offer a simple elegance that is well treasured.

This handsome home, at 557 Crofton Avenue, with its dramatic curb appeal, is located in the Grand Lake area of Oakland between Lakeshore and Grand Avenue, an, as such, is ideally placed close to the many unique shops and restaurants of both streets, Lake Merritt, and the Saturday Farmers Market.  

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 2154 sf of living space.  

A classic veranda, with a pergola style roof, awaits guests.  This is  perfect place to relax, chat, and enjoy the lush surrounding…

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This gracious home, ideally located in the desirable Crocker Highlands neighborhood of Oakland at 1453 Barrows Road, is immediately engaging.   Anchored by an long established shade tree that welcomes guests, it features all the elements that make a Mediterranean style home so desirable. 

Its warmly colored stucco walls lead up to the classic red tile roof, while an arched porch, with wrought iron railings and lighting, combines with an iron trimmed window/balcony to complete the entire effect. 

It offers 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in 2447 sf +/- of living space.    

This expansive living room is ideally conceived for entertaining.   It is both gracious and dramatic.  The visual drama of the overhead open beam ceiling that runs the…

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