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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High in the hills above Oakland is this gracious home that offers an ideal location, and soothing hillside views.  Situated at 2824 Burton Drive in the Piedmont Pines neighborhood, it is just moments from Montclair Village, and the many hiking and biking trails of nearby regional parks. 

It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a spacious 2632 sf of living space.  

The living room is immediately impressive.  A dramatic open beam peaked ceiling rises high above, and, in combination with the wall of windows to the right, contributes to the glowing ambiance of this space.  The crisply designed central fireplace will no doubt be the site of many a pleasant evening get together.  

This entire living space, with its impressive expanse,…

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This dramatic Tudor style home has been recently listed at 6273 Ruthland Road.  Located in the gentle hills of Oakland's Montclair neighborhood on a quiet cul de sac, it features sweeping Bay area views and gracious living.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in a generous 2576 +/-sf of living space.  

It is located close to everything the area has to offer. With hiking and biking trails of nearby regional reserves , the shops and restaurants of Montclair, Elmwood and Rockridge, and the proximity to Highways 13 and 24 for easy commuting, this home bears serious consideration.  

The design concept of this home is one that is committed to light and space.   The far walls of the living room are literally walls of glass that provide dramatic…

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This very pleasant home located at 3624 Victor Avenue in the desirable  Redwood Heights neighborhood of Oakland, has impressive curb appeal.   Set well back off the street, it features an expansive driveway that is complimented with an adjacent raised garden space.  

A  pair of gracefully arched windows anchor the front of the home.  Below them, each side of the garage is ornamented with a  pair of classically styled pillars, which are replicated again in sets of four,  supporting the spacious covered porch. 

The home offers 3 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 bathrooms, in 1601 sf of living space. 

This warm and welcoming living room with its softly colored walls, is anchored by a…

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This distinctive home at 6207 Westover Drive in the hills above Oakland, is immediately compelling in its size and presentation.  It has  been carefully conceived with the goal of combining the external woodland serenity with the many softly lit interior living spaces.  

The home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 1984 sf of living space, and has been thoughtfully updated throughout. 

The enormous great room easily provides both living and entertaining  space, and an perfect flow from one to another right out to the expansive view porch. 

Its glowing and welcoming ambiance is created through the use of floor to ceiling windows and doors,  multiple skylights, a high open beamed off white ceiling, and softly colored hardwood…

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This treasured Berkeley hillside home, with its Tudor drama of steeply pitched gabled roofs, sturdy front door and distinctive brick stairs and entry, is the epitome of gracious living.   Located in the Claremont Hills at 178 Hillcrest Road, and just moments from the desirable shops and restaurants of the Elmwood and Rockridge, it offers 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a generous 2642 sf of living space.  

At the base of the steps to the left,  is this delightful patio area that is surrounded by well established trees, plants and flowers that provide a perfect site for a pleasant lunch, or perhaps as a sheltered retreat for reading a book with a favorite cup of tea.  

Stepping inside, one finds this expansive living room that is built…

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This glowing house, with its floor to ceiling windows, and expansive sliding glass doors, is specifically designed to capture the lush greenery and sweeping Bay area views just outside the home.  

Ideally located at 6848 Armour Drive, it is close to Piedmont, Rockridge and Montclair, and offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a generous 2728 sf of living space.  

Every element of the home is conceived with the goal of creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.  The soft grey colors of the walls and carpeting blend beautifully with the dramatic whiteness of the trim around the exceptional  open beamed ceiling and distinctive fireplace.  

The porch just outside of the glass doors runs across the entire length of the living room and dining…

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High in the hills above Oakland is a home that features this expansive pool, deck and recreation site that is both spacious and inviting.  A large fenced in solar pool is combined with surrounding trees and lush grass to create a truly distinctive ambiance. 

Located at 10425 Greenview Drive in the Sequoyah Highlands neighborhood of Oakland, it offers 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and 2026 sf +/- of living space.  

Tucked under a large and sturdy tree, and complete with view, is one of many spots that can be enjoyed across the large backyard retreat.  

Just down the gently rolling hillside is this sweeping view of Oakland, SF Bay and the SF peninsula.  

This handsome Mid-Century modern style home has outstanding curb appeal.  With the…

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This captivating  home is found in the hills high above Oakland, and is designed to capture and embrace the stunning views that surround it.   Located in the Crestmont neighborhood at 41 Chadbourne Way, it offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a generous 1896 st +/- of living space.  

A sweeping bay view awaits one every morning, and it is a remarkable scene that will change both color and light every hour of the day, all year long.  

This stunning great room is designed to seamlessly incorporate the outside views with gracious indoor living.  The high white peaked open beam ceilings, combined with floor to ceiling windows, invite in gleaming light from multiple perspectives. 

This remarkable living room space is expansive, and as…

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This stunning great room is the epitome of what an imaginative design concept can create.   Located high in the hills above Oakland at 75 Chadbourne Way,  it was architecturally reconceived to capture the glowing incoming light and panoramic views in a way that combines seamlessly with the expansive interior floorspace and 18 foot ceilings.

It offers 5 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in 2108+/- sf of living space. 

The room is awash in light-from the dramatic floor to ceiling windows and doors that look out onto the city below, to the additional sets of windows along each side wall.   The  white, high peaked ceilings provide supplemental lighting as the sun sets.  

On cooler Bay area evenings, when indoor entertaining is chosen, the…

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