The distinctive exterior lines and imaginative interiors of Eichler homes have always made them a classic architectural concept, and their popularity continues today.   

This hillside view home above is well placed in the Sequoyah neighborhood of Oakland at 8021 Shay Drive, and offers 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 2121 +/- sf of living space.  

This twin gabled home was designed by architects A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons, and is an impressive sight as it sits on its unique plot of land above the city.  

This dramatic living room is highlighted by a centrally located fireplace that is surrounded on either side by floor to ceiling windows, and a sliding glass door that offer views of the spacious backyard, and its large and inviting…

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This glowing contemporary styled home in the hills of Oakland, has instant curb appeal.  Nestled in among old growth trees and redwoods, and paired with carefully designed gardens, front and back, it combines a Tahoe like atmosphere with a modern exterior.  Located at 6978 Paso Robles Drive, it features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1969+/- sf of living space.  

Ideally located just moments from Montclair Village, it has excellent access to Highways 13 and 24 for trips to Oakland, San Francisco or Contra Costa County.  The hiking and biking trails of area regional parks are just uphill.   

The distinctive multi-glass paneled front door opens to reveal a warm and inviting home that is immediately welcoming.  Richly color floors, and the open…

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This Spanish Revival style home, with its many marvelous living concepts, was designed by architect Anna Maria Celona, and offers a creative and imaginative living space that is further enhanced with a sweeping Bay area view.  

Located in the desirable Upper Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland at 5133 Cochrane Avenue, it provides 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in an expansive 3529 +/- sf of living space.  

Due to its distinctive hillside location, multi-level porches and balconies have been created to provide views of the panorama below.

This sweeping view of the Bay area below is comprehensive, and stunning.  Included is the Bay Bridge, San Francisco, Oakland, and San Francisco Bay.  

Entrance into the home reveals this inviting…

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This remarkable sweeping view is available 24 hours a day, year round, from a stunning home at located at 42 Villanova Drive in the  Montclair neighborhood of Oakland.  Included in the panorama is Mt. Tamalpais, both the Golden Gate and Bay Bridge, San Francisco Bay, and the cities of San Francisco and Oakland.  The home offers 5 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, in approximately 3607 sf of living space.  

Worth noting is that the house has an upper 3 bedroom level, and 2 additional one bedroom living units below.  

While it might seem remote from all below, it is in fact close to everything that the Oakland hills can provide.  Just above Skyline Boulevard, and adjacent to the Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve, the house's location is close to the many…

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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 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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