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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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              OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9TH

                                        SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10TH
                                      2:00 T0 4:30 PM

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 handsome mid -century modern style home sits comfortably among lush old growth plants, trees and greenery in the hills just above Piedmont, and close to Montclair Village.  It is located at 5720 Morpeth Street. 

The crisp architectural lines that define its style meld perfectly with the softness from the impressive grounds that surrounds it.  

It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 1748 sf of living space.  

This engaging living room and dining room reveals the heart of the concept of mid-century modern living--walls of glass and sliding glass doors that draw in the outside light.  Where possible, design doors that open to the exterior to allow the homeowners to enjoy all the pleasure of indoor/ outdoor living.   

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This truly captivating Storybook style home at 266 Scenic Avenue in Piedmont, is immediately welcoming.  Its spacious front patio, well tended shaded gardens, and spreading oak tree invite guests to enjoy all the charm that it has to offer.  

Ideally located close to central Piedmont, it is just moments away from Montclair Village, and the shops and restaurants of Rockridge.  Highway 13 is uphill, and a direct link to Oakland, San Francisco, and Contra Costa County.

  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a substantial 3077+/-sf of living space.  

One of the delights of a Storybook style home is the presence of many imaginative and varied roof lines, window placements, and floor patterns.  This home does not disappoint.  The far wall,…

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This stunning welcoming entrance is one of the many elements that have been created to add more beauty to an already impressive Berkeley hills home located at 910 Hilldale Avenue.  This distinctive, glowing atrium combines with the ginkgo tile clad entryway to create a breathtaking entry for guests.  

Located high above the city, with accompanying views, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in approximately 2993 sf of living space.  

This gracious home, settled comfortably among well established trees and lush gardens, was built in 1915 when Craftsman architecture was highly prized, and thus, very much in demand. 

This home represents much of that design concept, especially with its low-pitched gable roofs and overhanging eaves.  It still…

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