This exceptional hilltop home located at 454 Vassar Avenue in Berkeley, is immediately warm and welcoming.  The dramatically peaked open beam ceiling, with its many distinctive skylights and darker color, contrasts perfectly with the golden colored hardwood floors below.  

The home is large, offering 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in a very generous 3522 sf of living apace.   

A compelling brick fireplace, with side storage for wood and lighting, shares an extensive adjacent wall space with a floor to ceiling built in bookcase, display shelving, and generous storage space below.  

A reverse perspective reveals the very inviting formal dining room to the far right, and the home office space to the top left with its panoramic view-to be…

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It is rare that one home can combine so many outstanding features into one unique living space. 

This special home, located at 10 Northgate Avenue, is high in the Berkeley hills, and provides stunning Bay area views. It is surrounded with long established, and well cared for gardens, and is just minutes from the many popular North Berkeley shops and restaurants.  

It offers 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, and 1853 sf of living space.  

With well established fruit trees, plantings, and multiple gardens above and below this fully fenced private deck, one can enjoy a serene and comfortable living experience, and be able to host a variety of special events for friends and family.  

To compliment the already desirable elements of this…

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This warm and inviting home is located at 7057 Shirley Drive in the desirable Montclair neighborhood of Oakland.  Offering 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in a very generous 2989 sf of living space, it is a home that is well worth one's consideration.  

Located close to popular Montclair Village, with easy access to Highways 13 and 24, commuting to Oakland, San Francisco and Contra Costa Counties is especially efficient.  Added bonuses include the many walking trails and parks in the hills above that provide many pleasant recreational opportunities.  

A large, and well placed custom tiled central fireplace anchors a spacious living room that captures light from multiple doors and windows at every level around the room. 

The soft colors of the…

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This pleasant and welcoming Oakland condominium is located at 288 3rd Street, Unit 605,  and is  just moments from all the favorite activities, restaurants, and entertainment offered at Oakland's Jack London Square, and, just down the estuary, are the growing waterfront attractions at Brooklyn Basin. 

A daily SF ferry in the Square transports both workers and tourists to the city, and rapid freeway access to Oakland and San Francisco is nearby.  

This home offers 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a roomy 1211 sf of living space.  

A wall of windows captures the many scenes that make this area so special, and a window opens to invite in the sun and scenery.  

A softly colored living room is especially flexible in its floorplan so that it…

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This extraordinary townhome is immediately welcoming and carefully remodeled and conceived to offer the most efficient and pleasing use of the entire living space.  

Each room has been crafted to create a soothing ambiance that is combined with the light from the many windows that surround the space to create this effect.  

Very well located at 823 Harrigan Drive in Santa Clara, it offers 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms in a comfortable 1700 sf of living space, and is just minutes from Live Oak Park, the popular Rivermark Plaza, with its many restaurant and shops, and the community pool and library.  

The living room is anchored by a remarkable floor to ceiling custom tiled fireplace surround. Additionally, this space easily accommodates a…

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One of the advantages of living in the East Bay hills is the availability of sweeping views that reveal the beauty of the Tahoe like forest below.  Such is the case with this marvelous hillside home that is for sale at 2015 Arrowhead Drive in Montclair.  

It offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a very generous 3099 sf of living space.  

To capture these views, homes like this have been built with the goal of capturing every bit of this exterior beauty that the extensive floor to ceiling windows and doors will allow.  Coupled with high, gently peaked, open beam ceilings, the space is a delight to experience.  

This open living space is perfect for daily living, and is especially effective for entertaining and relaxing with friends.  The…

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This warm and welcoming hillside home, with its many exceptional amenities, is located at 4511 Lincoln Avenue in the Lincoln Highlands section of Oakland.  It is large, and offers 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a generous 2540 sf of living space.  

Very well located close to the shops and restaurants of Montclair and Glenview, and the numerous regional parks in the area, it is just moments from Highways 13 and 580 providing immediate access to Oakland, San Francisco, and Contra Costa County.  

The living room reveals the home's design commitment to capture every bit of the warm and glowing light that surrounds the home during the day, and the lights and beauty of the cities below at night.  

The large sliding glass door, and the floor to…

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There is so much to experience when one enters this exceptional home located at 115 Latham Street in Piedmont.  It offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2098 sf of living space. 

 Its size allows room for a large living room seating area that is centered around a classic central brick fireplace.  An expansive built in glass fronted bookcase invites displays of favorite books and collectibles, with yet more space directly opposite for a wide wooden bureau with its dual layers of drawers and display surface.   

 Much of the drama of this room is created by the exposed beam peaked ceiling that runs the length of the room, and with its coloring that subtly contrasts with the room's darker hardwood flooring.  

Guests can enjoy the comforts of the…

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This softly colored townhome with its crisp white trim is immediately  engaging.  Very well located at 169 Saratoga Avenue in Santa Clara, it offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a very spacious 1866 sf of living space.  

The travertine tile floor and a hall mirror catch the incoming light from both the upstairs view windows, and the sidelight panel of the front door, to create a pleasant welcome for all.  

The living space of this home is exceptionally well conceived.  Upon entry, one enters a perfectly balanced living room and dining room combination that is ideal for relaxed living, and can just as easily be the perfect spot for entertaining.  

Just steps inside the door, a set of stairs leads up to the three second floor…

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This inviting, and very engaging, home located at 181 Oak Road in Piedmont, exemplifies all that is appealing in a Mediterranean style living. space.  

Surrounded by palm trees of every size, the classic iron front fence gate opens to a two story home with a distinctive second story front balcony, a heavy wooden door, and a red tile roof.  

It offers a corner lot location, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, and 2054 sf. of living space.  

The sturdy wooden front door swings open to invite guests to enter this gracious home that is immediately warm and welcoming. 

 The classic off white stucco walls contrast perfectly with the dramatic dark wood of the overhead wooden beams and entry door.  

The front room is wide and spacious, and is…

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