This irresistible Eichler style home is one that is highly valued architecturally by those who appreciate its distinct styling.  Designed by Claude Oakland and Kinji Imada, it sits high atop Oakland's Sequoyah Hills neighborhood at 8050 Phaeton Drive.  

It offers 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and resort style living, as will soon be seen below, where the goal of indoor/outdoor living is beautifully represented.

This stunning pool and spa combination awaits one every day of the year, provides a relaxing serenity, and can also be an amazing site for entertaining with special events and parties, or barbeques.

Upon entry to the home, one is greeted by the classical simplicity of a central atrium which offers a serene space for relaxation,…

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This handsome traditionally styled home, with its dramatic peaked roof, and many, and varied, view windows, is exceptionally well located in central Piedmont at 188 Mountain Avenue.  It is just moments from both downtown and Piedmont Park.  

It offers 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a very spacious 2864 sf of living space.  

Upon entering the home, guests are welcomed by this warm and very gracious living room that captures exterior light from every source in the room.

 An expansive picture window is coupled with two paired and  multipaned side windows to create a wall of light with a view to the front of the home.  Additional windows above the fireplace add yet more glow.

A central fireplace commands the room, and the generous seating…

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Freshly Renewed Craftsman Style Home For Sale At 2035 17th Avenue in Oakland

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This charming two story home is located at 2035 17th Avenue in the Highland Terrace neighborhood of Oakland.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and has been impressively updated within.   Exceptionally well located, it provides easy access to downtown Oakland, Lake Merritt, and both Highways 880 and 580,  

As one views the home from the exterior, one can see the Craftsman bungalow style that is, and was, so especially popular in California.  It's overhanging eaves, generous wooden window and door trim, and efficient but inviting garden represent just a start of what will be seen here.  

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This notable, and immediately engaging home is located at 955 Mendocino Avenue in North Berkeley.  With its distinctive mansard style roof, and gently curved exterior walls, it is a very special residence.  

It offers 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 bathrooms in a spacious 2543 sf of living space.  

An additional appeal is its location in the Berkeley Hills.  Not far from  Tilden Regional Park, with all its hiking and biking trails, the house is just two blocks from Solano Avenue and all the many popular shops and restaurants found there, while nearby is Berkeley's famous Gourmet Ghetto. 

The home's portico, with its matching classical side columns, adds a special appeal to the front entry.  

Just inside, guests are welcomed into this handsome…

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