This softly glowing living room and dining area is just part of the charm of this Mid-Century Modern style home located at 605 Vistamont Avenue in the hills above Berkeley.  Every effort has been devoted to creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for both residents and guests.  

It offers 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a generous 1650 sf of living space.  True to its Mid-Century design concept, it offers a floor to ceiling wall of windows, a large sliding glass door to the exterior, a simplicity of design, and plentiful open space allowing an easy transition from one room to another.

A reverse perspective reveals the centrally placed fireplace around which many a pleasant afternoon or evening of entertaining can be enjoyed. 

The brighter…

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This remarkable sweeping view is available 24 hours a day, year round, from a stunning home at located at 42 Villanova Drive in the  Montclair neighborhood of Oakland.  Included in the panorama is Mt. Tamalpais, both the Golden Gate and Bay Bridge, San Francisco Bay, and the cities of San Francisco and Oakland.  The home offers 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, in approximately 3607 sf of living space.  

Worth noting is that the house has an upper 3 bedroom level, and 2 additional one bedroom living units below.  

While it might seem remote from all below, it is in fact close to everything that the Oakland hills can provide.  Just above Skyline Boulevard, and adjacent to the Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve, the house's location is close to the many…

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This engaging multi-story home with its fascinating gabled roofline and distinctive trim, is located at 3601 Lakeshore Avenue in Oakland.   It's pleasant front garden, with handsome hedges and dual gates, completes this home's curb appeal.  

It is extremely well located.  Nearby are all the favorite Lakeshore and Grand Avenue shops and restaurants, and just moments away, are Lake Merritt, and downtown Oakland.

It is surprising in its size.  It offers 6 bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in an outstanding 4794 +/- sf of living space.  While it is a spacious single family home, given its space and…

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This handsome home, freshly painted inside and out, glows in the sun with its crisp grey and white color combination.  Located at 2211 Coloma Street in the Upper Dimond neighborhood of Oakland, it offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a comfortable 1250+/-sf of living space.  

Perfectly located just a block from popular Dimond Park with its playground, recreation center, trails and tennis courts, Oakland Dimond Public Library, and some of the public favorites that include Farmer Joe's, Dimond Slice Pizza, and Peet's.  It also has easy freeway access to downtown and San Francisco via…

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This spectacular main hall one of many rooms that impress in this custom made home located at 7 Maybeck Twin Drive in the hills above North Berkeley.  Anyone familiar with Berkeley history know the architectural heritage of Bernard Maybeck, after whom the street address was named. 

In fact, it was he who named the street, and developed it, and Maybeck's studio was at the base of the drive on the left.  The lot on which this home is constructed was purchased from his daughter. 

This house was custom built, and has an intriguing mixture of both modern and Craftsman character.  It is hard to deny the Maybeck influence when viewing the floor to ceiling stained glass windows and the dramatic bookshelves.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a…

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The Crocker Highlands neighborhood of Oakland has always been the location of handsome traditionally styled homes that are characterized by pleasing architecture, gracious and varied gardens, and gently winding streets. 

  This home, at 1065 Hubert Road represents all of those elements, and more.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in approximately 2164 sf of living space.  

Its location is especially appreciated by residents.  Close to the varied shops and restaurants of Grand Lake, Lake Shore and Montclair Village, its proximity to both Highways 13 and 580 provides efficient transportation to Oakland, San Francisco, and Contra Costa County.  

This charming front porch offers a sunny welcome, and is immediately inviting as a…

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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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