Oakland Hills

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This captivating living room above, with its dramatic open beamed peak ceiling and innovative fireplace, looks out onto a balcony and a sweeping Bay area view that is stunning, no matter what the time of day.  Located at 14075 Skyline Boulevard in Oakland, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a spacious 3539 sf +/- sf of living space.  What adds even more value to the home is the surprising 1.61 acres +/- of land on which the the home sits.  

Skyline Boulevard weaves along the highest hills in Oakland, and as such provides impressive Bay area views, and makes homes here especially cherished.  In addition to the site, this residence is adjacent to the Leona Canyon Regional Open Space Reserve, and not far from many other parks and trails along

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This glowing hillside house, located at 1825 Arrowhead Drive has been impressively upgraded throughout, and is a warm and welcoming home for both residents and guests.  Located in the Oakland hills above Montclair Village, it is just moments from Huckleberry Regional Preserve, and other popular parks and trails nearby.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms, in approximately 2000 sf of living space. 

As can be seen by three select views of the living room, dining room and kitchen, this home is ideal for entertaining. This spacious living room is perfect for guests.  The desirable central fireplace is a pleasant spot around which to gather on chilly evenings, and the stellar adjacent kitchen can provide a special selection of tasty

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This view of this Oakland Montclair neighborhood home at 6007 Valley View Road reflects just a portion of the dramatic upgrades that were made to what was once a modest 800 sf cottage, that has been rebuilt, expanded, and transformed it into a stunning 3,315 sf home during 2016-2017. Settled in among the soothing trees and greenery that makes Montclair a perfect place to live, this home offers 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, and a location just moments from the shopping and restaurants of Montclair Village, Rockridge and Piedmont Avenue.  

Everything about this home reflects simplicity, yet each element is effective, and carries its own weight in the overall effect.  An excellent example is this imaginative front door that is paired with a wooden

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This handsome traditionally styled home is perfectly located in the Piedmont Pines neighborhood of Oakland at 2666 Carisbrook Drive.  It offers what is best about hillside living-sheltering trees, quiet ambiance, and lush greenery, and yet it is just moments from the amenities offered by the nearby shops and restaurants of Montclair and Rockridge.  It features 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, in a spacious 2766+/-sf of living space.  

 It is hard to deny the dramatic curb appeal of this home.  Its stunning two story facade with its brick first floor and adjacent walkway, seen here, combined with multiple front windows with delightful accompanying shutters, welcomes guests in a irresistible way.  Especially unique is that the front gardens continue on

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These absolutely dazzling scenes, seen here above and below, represent just a portion of the approximately 180 degree /five bridge views that are available from this home at 5895 Grizzly Peak Boulevard In Oakland.  

 This home was designed to capture this entire stunning panorama-one which will alternate in its beauty hour to hour, and as the days and seasons change.

 This innovative balcony allows one to sit outside, high above the hillside, and enjoy the spectacular scenery and the sloping green hills directly below.  Designed by architect  Jim Orjala, and dubbed "The Aves House", the home's architectural concept was created to represent the appearance of a bird wing in honor of the many native birds that frequent the hillsides. 

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This spacious and dramatic family room is located in a captivating home that has just been listed for sale at 1608 Mountain Boulevard.  It is just one of many engaging rooms featured in this residence that is located the popular Fernwood neighborhood of Oakland.  This room offers a desirable open beam peaked ceiling, a dramatic central fireplace with room for side cushion seating, and beautifully styled inset windows along the side wall.  Of further appeal is that its floor plan provides a variety of potential design combinations, depending on preference and need.   

Nestled among well established greenery and a wide variety of selected trees and plants, this imaginative home is surprising in its charm and design.  It offers 3 bedrooms, 2

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This dramatically placed home sits high above Oakland in the very popular Broadway Terrace neighborhood, and is located at 9056 Broadway Terrace.  Close to the many and varied shops and restaurants of Rockridge and Montclair, it is equally ideally placed for commuting to downtown Oakland, San Francisco, and Contra Costa County.  It offers 3 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 baths in approximately 2708 sf of living space.  

The sweeping view of San Francisco, and San Francisco Bay that is associated with this home is stunning, and may be seen from both the upper and lower levels of the home.  

Turning northerly, one can view the Bay Bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Marin County.  This exceptional visual experience changes as the sun rises and sets,

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This dramatic entryway is just the beginning view of a this dazzling Mid-Century Eichler home located at 8010 Shay Drive in Oakland's Sequoyah Hills neighborhood.  It has been impressively remodeled, and now is one of the largest Eichler homes in the East Bay.  It features 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a spacious 2421+/- sf of living space.  An additional benefit is a delightful in ground pool and hot tub.  

 Entry through the front door reveals this delightful and welcoming interior garden that is visible from virtually every room in the home.  This home epitomizes all that is expected of a Mid Century Modern home design.  Elements, seen here, include large glass windows-virtually walls of glass, integration with nature where sliding glass

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Located among the long established woodlands of the popular Piedmont Pines neighborhood of Oakland, this impressive home offers an imaginative and inviting welcome to both guests and residents.  Situated at 6643 Aitken Drive, it features a total of 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and approximately 1910 sf of living space.  Just moments from the favorite shops and dining of Montclair Village and Rockridge, it is close to schools, and multiple public parklands.  

 A front hall entryway leads to the steps downward into this striking sunken living room scene  that is paired with a spacious sliding glass doors to the outside view porch that is seen in the view above.  Additional light flows into the room from the the multiple skylights that are placed

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