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This handsome home, with its imaginatively styled pediment/column entry way, and upper level wood shingle exterior, is appealing from the start.  Located at 29 Portsmouth Road in Piedmont, it is nestled in among long established trees and plants, and offers a warm and welcoming spot for friends and guests.    Featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, it is ideally located in central Piedmont, and is not far from the shops and stores of Montclair and the Grand Lake area.  

The attractive shade trees provide an outstanding spot for this delightful patio space just outside the front door.  What an special spot for greeting guests with a luncheon, or glasses of  ice tea and lemonade.  

This sparkling and spacious living room is awash in light from

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 This captivating home is imaginative in design, and incorporates indoor and outdoor charm throughout every room.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, and is located at 68 Wyngaard Avenue in Piedmont.  It is perfectly placed just moments from Montclair, and just a short distance to the shops and restaurants of Grand Lake and Rockridge .  Commuting to Oakland and San Francisco is equally convenient.  

 Guests are welcomed immediately by this delightful patio at the entrance of the home that is made private by the well established trees and flowering plants that surround it.  What a unique spot for a relaxing afternoon lunch or formal tea. 

 Yet another view of the front patio reveals the impressive entryway that features a splendid pediment

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 This handsome home, with its pleasant shade tree at the curb, is classic in its architectural design and floor plan.  Always appealing, it offers a spacious 5 bedrooms, and 2 baths in  approximately 2381 feet of living space. Located at 352 Jerome Avenue, it is close to the many shops and restaurants of both Grand Lake and Rockridge, and is ideally placed for commuting to Oakland or San Francisco. 

This spacious living room, with it charming ambiance and unique central fireplace, is immediately appealing as a spot for entertaining, or just relaxing .  The white wooden trim around the floors, walls and doors contrasts nicely with the richly colored hardwood floors.

 A reverse view shows the entrances to both the formal dining room, and the

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  This beautifully designed ranch home at 61 Arroyo Avenue is impressive from the moment you arrive. The gardens, trees and flowering plants that line the handsome brick walkways are exceptional and welcoming.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a pleasant 2284 +/-sf of living space.  Ideally located near Piedmont's Dracena Park, it is just minutes away from the shops and restaurants of Montclair and Rockridge.  

 The living room is filled with light from front windows that run the length of the room.  Anchored by a very expansive central fireplace, with its sweeping white surround, the charm of the room is enhanced by the exposed beam ceiling, with its impressive central beam .   

The floor plan of this very gracious ranch home is

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  This light filled mid-century modern home is ideally located just minutes from downtown Piedmont, and nearby Montclair at 5 Calvert Court in Piedmont. It represents all that is desired in a home of this design--walls of glass, open space, and integration with nature.  It offers a very appealing 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths in approximately 3149 sf of living space.  

The opening view of the enclosed patio/courtyard combines with the view above of the living room, to illustrate the smooth transition between the indoor and the outdoor living spaces.  No matter what the season, the views are always changing and restful.  

The interior view heightens the sense of space and light.  The lightly colored hardwood floors, the subtle recessed lighting,

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 This exceptional home, located at 71 Lakeview Avenue, Piedmont, features all of the best elements of immediate curb appeal. While the building is stunning architecturally, it is also surrounded by well thought out gardens that only highlight its stature.  Offering 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, its Mediterranean design is immediately apparent in its beautiful tile roof, wrought iron decorative railings and balcony, and tiered gardens.  

This graceful stairway to the house, features handsome brick steps, and two curved entryway pillars that are just perfect for vases filled with decorative plants.  Further up, matching wrought iron railings surround a very spacious entryway.  

 The dramatic front door of glass and elaborate wrought iron trim,

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   This stunning Craftsman style home, located at 207 Pacific Avenue, was designed by noted architect Charles W. McCall, who added even more imagination to this consistently popular home design.  Located in the hills above downtown Piedmont, it offers both a dramatic Bay area view, and a graceful back yard pool.  


Featuring 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths, it captures all that is classic in Craftsman architecture, from the moment you enter these lush grounds, with their well established plants and trees that welcome arriving friends.  These gardens are also an ideal place to visit with guests, and enjoy the stunning Bay area views. 

This handsome entryway scene with the sturdy wooden door, illustrates classic Craftsman features in the home.They

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 This architectural gem, located at 101 Sea View Avenue, has been seen and admired by Piedmont residents for many years.  Designed by renowned architect Walter Radcliff, its appearance is meticulously thought out through every room in the home.  Surrounded by lush gardens, plentiful trees, and greenery, it truly deserves the attention that it gets. 

This very elegant Mediterranean styled home reflects the impressive architecture that was to be expected when it was constructed, and it continues to maintain that charm today.  It offers a total of 4 bedrooms, and 4 1/2 baths in approximately 4792 sf of living space.  

 This attractive entry, with its dramatic trim, is an just an indication of what can be expected upon opening the

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This light filled contemporary home at 60 Somerset Road in Piedmont, is centered among pleasing gardens, trees, and colorful plants, while additionally featuring an outstanding Bay view.  It offers a total of 5 bedrooms, and 3 baths, in a very spacious 3215 +/-sf of space.  

Everything about this home is inviting.  The spacious windows reveal soothing views of the well established, and relaxing gardens.  The recessed lighting and warmly colored floors add yet another element of calm.  What better source of relaxation than a handsome fireplace ideally placed between the living and dining rooms to add warmth on a chilly evening? 

There is ample space for entertaining here, as well.  Whether you want to have a small group of friends seated

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 This handsome home with sweeping lines and impressive curb appeal, is located in Piedmont at 64 Huntleigh Road.  Extremely well situated, and just moments from central Piedmont and Montclair, it offers 3 bedrooms and 3 baths in 3166 sf +/- of living space.  

 A serene walkway to the front door of the house leads you through well established plants, trees, and greenery. 

Upon stepping into the home, you are surrounded with dramatic architecture at every point.  If the goal was to greet you with light, color and contrast, this room has succeeded.  

There are two central elements around which this living room is built.  The first is the dramatically peaked wood beamed ceiling, which is paired with the second unique feature-the

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