This unique three story home is comfortably settled in among lush gardens and tall sheltering trees, and provides a sweeping bay area panorama from high above from its outside view porch-literally offering one the best of both worlds.  

Well placed in Piedmont, at 155 Hagar Avenue, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a spacious 2752 sf of living space.  

The third floor, and the top floor, of the house is seen here, and it is perfectly designed to provide a outstanding living space for both private living and marvelous entertaining. 

The entire floorspace is open and inviting, and affords an easy flow of activity as one moves from one location to another.  

The expansive living room portion of the floor easily accommodates…

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This handsome hillside home, with its lush lawn and crisp classic Mid-century modern appearance, is a showplace inside and out. 

Located high in the Montclair hills at 6240 Fairlane Drive.  It is large, offering 3093 sf of living space, and 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

  Dramatically updated, it provides the serenity of a hillside retreat while being located just moments from the hiking and biking trails of Sibley Volcano Regional Preserve, Tilden Regional Park, and the recreation activities offered by the nearby North Oakland Sports Center.  

Equally impressive is its proximity to Highways 12 and 24, allowing easy commuting to Oakland, San Francisco, and Contra Costa County.  

The design concept of  this home reflects a wonderful…

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This classically handsome Craftsman home is immediately exceptional.   

Located at 2568 Humboldt Avenue, It has been well cared for, and carefully updated-from the crisp front and side gardens, through the home's interior, and on to an outstanding back yard.  

It features designer landscaping, front and back, with 30 plus rare succulents, planters, and fruit trees, and is fully fenced for privacy.  

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a generous 1185 sq. ft. of living space, and is located only minutes from both the busy and popular Dimond and Laurel shopping districts.  

Certainly one of the most surprising and remarkable features of the house is the size of this very expansive back yard that provides multiple sites for parties,…

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This large and handsome North Berkeley hillside home is located at 1039 Euclid Avenue, and its classical Tudor style construction makes it both distinctive and dramatic.

Framed by tall old growth trees and well planned gardens, it commands immediate attention.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a comfortable 2229 sq. ft. of living space.

Ideally located in the hills above Berkeley and Albany, it is just a short distance to the many shops and restaurants that make those vibrant neighborhoods so appealing to so many,

Upon entry into the home, one experiences a glowing visual experience that is made possible with the sun streaming in through the expansive floor to ceiling front windows, and supplemental side windows.  

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Nestled among the trees, and high in the hills above Berkeley, is this remarkable home that offers a Tahoe like retreat among verdant hillsides.  Its rustic external appearance is impressively combined with the gleaming updated living experience that is seen throughout the house.     

Located at 3333 Dwight Way, it manages to combine the semi-rustic look of the many richly colored overhead beams, with the softness of lightly colored off white walls, to create a striking effect.  

One of home's most exceptional assets is the central portion of the far wall of glass doors.  It opens to the west, and San Francisco Bay views, providing true indoor-outdoor living, no matter what the time of day, or season.   

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High up in Berkeley's Claremont Hills neighborhood is this outstanding view home located at 1033 Alvarado Road.  Its highly appealing Mediterranean styling is reflected immediately in the multi-gabled red clay roofing, and inviting front gardens.  

It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a very expansive 3577 sq. ft. of living space, and is exceptionally well located just a short distance from the shopping and dining of the popular Elmwood and Ashby neighborhoods. 

Nearby Highways 24 and 13 provide direct routes to Oakland and San Francisco to the west, and Contra Costa County to the east.  

As will soon be seen, this home is a perfect venue for gracious entertaining and soothing relaxation.  The side patio, seen here, is just off the…

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High atop Oakland's Montclair hills is this stunning contemporary style home located at 6045 Skyline Boulevard.  Virtually every room has been designed in a way that captures the beauty and drama of the Bay area below. 

Walls of windows offer unobstructed views that can be enjoyed daily, and appreciated as the seasons change, and the light changes from day to evening.  

Offering 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms and a spacious 3204 square of living space, it is a outstanding property.

The living room easily accommodates a large semi-circular sectional sofa that has been perfectly placed opposite a custom wood cabinetry entertainment center.  Off to the right, and easily accessible for entertaining, is the formal dining room

The…

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