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This handsome home with its commanding Bay Area view is located in the Oakmore neighborhood of Oakland at 2041 Bywood Drive.  Surrounded by long established gardens and abundant trees, it is a perfect retreat, yet close to everything the area has to offer.  It features 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 2632 sf +/- of impressive living space.  

Located close the shops and restaurants of Montclair Village, and to nearby to Glenview shopping, it is well situated between Highways 580 and 13, allowing rapid transportation to downtown Oakland, Berkeley or Contra Costa County.  Popular hiking, biking trails, and parks are close by, as is Chabot Observatory and Knowland Park Zoo.  

This stunning and unobstructed view is available from windows…

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This home is stunning in its initial first impression, and this response carries through as you move from room to room.  Of Mid Century Modern conception, it has been thoroughly upgraded to create this current, and stunning presentation.  As is true with homes of this design, the goal is to invite the "outdoors in" through the use of walls of floor to ceiling glass doors, windows, and skylights. The exposed beam ceilings provides an additional enhancement. This house can literally be said to gleam from these combined effects.  

Located high in the Montclair neighborhood of Oakland, at 34 Ridgewood Lane, it is a private retreat among the hillside trees, and yet is  just moments from Montclair Village, and the desirable shopping and dining of…

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This bright and welcoming home with its cheerful bay window and pleasant front patio, is perfectly located at 1855 Trestle Glen Road in Piedmont.  It offers 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 2095 sf =/- of living space. 

Just off Park Boulevard, and moments from the favorite shopping and dining areas of both Glenview and Montclair Village, it is extremely well placed for trips up to the parks and trails in the hills above, and for accessing the many activities that Oakland has to offer, including nearby Chabot Science Center and Knowland Park Zoo.   

The front of the home is enhanced with this appealing front patio area that represents one of the central design concepts of the home- to create multiple opportunities for residents and guests to…

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Sitting high atop the Berkeley hills is this commanding view home located at 1061 Sterling Avenue.   One of the many advantages of living in the San Francisco Bay Area, is the ability to secure a home such as this that provides both beauty and drama in its presentation. 

 Located in the North Cragmont area of Berkeley, it is just below Grizzly Peak Boulevard and the hiking and biking trails of Tilden Park, and just a short distance from the shops and restaurants of North Berkeley and the University of California.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a spacious 2845 +/- sf of living space, and an inviting view deck that provides the spectacular views that are seen below.   

This sweeping panoramic bay view is available in whole or…

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This glowing home is alight both day and night due to the impressive collection of expansive windows that open onto views of Oakland and San Francisco Bay just below.  Comfortably settled in amongst its own well established garden, and on a tree filled hillside, it is a welcoming retreat for residents and guests alike.  Located at 4207 Huntington Street in the Redwood Heights neighborhood in Oakland, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in 3269 +/- sf of living space.  

Ideally located, it is is just moments from the pleasant shops and restaurants of Montclair Village, and just below the many parks, biking and hiking trails just up the hillside.  With prompt access to Highways 13 and 580, Berkeley, and downtown Oakland, are easily and promptly…

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 While the  current housing market in Piedmont and Oakland will slow a bit for the holiday season, many more homes will soon be coming on the market, and desirable homes will be snapped up quickly.  

It is important that you have an efficient plan to be able to move ahead quickly when searching for your ideal home.  While I will be assisting you in finding your new home as your agent, you should have a distinctive plan based on these concepts:

1. Be firm on what elements that you must have in your new home:  Perhaps you must have 3 bedrooms, a large back yard, or want to be in a certain school district.  Your plan should contain the things that you will not give up when considering buying a new home. In creating this checklist, you may be…

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 This soothing view of the Alameda Bay Farm Island lagoon awaits you at 143 Diapian Bay.  This is but a portion of the spacious fenced in patio area that fronts onto the water.  Featuring 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms, in approximately 2400 sf of living space, this ideally located home is a unique spot for gracious living. 

 Surrounded by beaches and walkways on San Francisco Bay, Bay Farm Island boasts a lazy lagoon that runs through it, and offers delightful parks, tennis courts, a community pool, and an excellent golf course.  Just moments from busy downtown Alameda and Oakland, it is still retains a vacation like atmosphere.  

 This house is especially handsome on the exterior, and provides a privacy from the street with the major…

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  This home, located at 26 Jewell Court in the Oakland's Montclair neighborhood, glows with light in the early evening as seen here, but most especially during the day when all of its many windows provide the outstanding views that surround it.  It offers 3 bedrooms,  4 bathrooms and 3 stories on approximately 3451 sf of living space.  

Located on a pleasant wooded cul-de-sac, and high in the hills, it is just below the many parks and hiking trails that make the area so desirable.  Just down the hill, the popular shops and restaurants of both Montclair Village and Rockridge await.  Easy transportation over the hills to Orinda and Lafayette is nearby, as is the trip to downtown Oakland, or the Bay Bridge to San Francisco. 

 This handsome…

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Just moments from Oakland and central Alameda, is an outstanding collection of family homes that offer spectacular daily views of the San Francisco Bay area.  This slice of scenic beauty is found on Bay Farm Island in Alameda, and features hiking and biking trails all along its water's edge, making living here a delightful experience.  

Just steps away from the seaside trail seen above, is this spacious home located at 2831 Sea View Parkway. .  Its curb appeal is undeniable.  The handsome design of the home, with its lush green lawn, combines with well established, and varied, plantings and an appealing shade tree, to provide a pleasant welcome for guests.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a generous 2483 sf +/- of living space.  

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