Oakland Neighborhoods

The varied and wonderful Oakland Neighborhoods.

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This very handsome traditionally styled home is what is expected of homes in the Crocker Highlands neighborhood of Oakland.  With its spacious front lawn, well established gardens, and shade tree, it reflects a pleasant, yet subtle elegance.  Located at 1044 Hubert Road, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a very spacious 3087 sf +/- of living space. 

Close by are the popular shopping and dining and shopping areas of Montclair, Grand Avenue, and Lakeshore Avenue.  An added plus is that it is located just one block from Crocker Highlands School.  

 The entrance to the home reflects the effort made to make the entrance an attractive introduction to the home.  Steps up to the residence provide a place on either side for colorful

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Located in the Ridgemont neighborhood of Oakland, this handsome home has undergone an exceptional updating which has resulted in this impressive and spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom residence seen above.   Located at 6280 Viewcrest Drive, it is well placed, and just minutes from the many amenities that make Oakland so appealing. 

Close to the Oakland Zoo, Mills College, Merritt Community College, and the hiking trails of Redwood Regional Park,  it is not far from the Highway 13 and 580 interchange, providing efficient transportation north to Oakland and San Francisco, and south to Castro Valley, and over the Dublin Pass to the Tri-Valley area.  

The curb appeal here is remarkable.  Lush green grass leads to a pair of small shade trees and

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This delightful home has just been listed for sale, and is as welcoming as its cheerful street presence appears.  Located at 3996 Forest Hill Avenue in the pleasant Dimond Heights area of Oakland, it offers 3 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathrooms in approximately 1075 sf of living space.  Ideally placed, it is close to popular and nearby shopping and dining areas, and just moments from Dimond Park.  

Guest stepping through the front door are welcomed into a spacious living room that is anchored by a handsome central fireplace, and a sparkling wall of windows to the right.  Worthy of note are the gleaming oak hardwood floors that have just been refinished,  and the stylish white wooden trim that is an integral part of the doors, ceiling, and entryways

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 Located in the Oakland hills in the Montclair neighborhood at 2015 Drake Drive, this dramatic hillside home incorporates the best of location, view, architecture, and charm.  It is designed for entertaining, yet retains a privacy that is always appreciated.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 1709 sf of living space.  

 This spacious pool is the recreational anchor of the home. An enclosed patio at the top right joins a large upstairs glass fronted porch for viewing from above, and a lower open patio also the right combines with a walkway to a pair of expansive sliding glass doors--all with the goal of soothing poolside relaxation.   

Just above the pool, and off the living room, this enclosed patio space features

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One of the joys of living in Montclair being able to enjoy a serene Tahoe-like experience while living just moments from some of the best cities in the area.  This home meets this expectation, and more.  The living room ceilings and windows reach upwards above the room to reach heights that will invite light and color in from every angle.

 Located at 1795 Arrowhead Drive in Oakland's Montclair neighborhood, this home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in approximately 2631 sf of living space.  A flexible floor plan allows a number of creative placements of furniture around the handsome brick fireplace.   

This delightful, and very inviting, window seat is a ideal spot for relaxing with a cup of coffee and a book, while enjoying the experience

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Sitting high atop the Oakland Hills in the Upper Rockridge neighborhood, is this stunning Italian contemporary style view home.  Located at 6140 Buena Vista Avenue, it offers 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in a very spacious 3672 sf of living space. 

Ideally located, it is just moments from Berkeley, Oakland, and Montclair, with all that each has to offer in shops, restaurants, and markets.  Its dramatic presence is complimented by a pair of  distinctive arches over the upper and lower front windows.  

One of the reasons that people choose to live in the Oakland hills and the Rockridge neighborhood is the availability of panoramic San Francisco Bay views as the one seen here, and additionally, seen through many of the home's many windows.  This

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This inviting two story home is located at 4057 Whittle Avenue in the well located Upper Dimond neighborhood of Oakland, and offers an exceptional 5 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a comfortable 2341 sf +/- sf of living space. 

This home has been pleasantly and carefully remodeled, as will soon be seen, but immediate  evidence of this is reflected in the creation of the  exceptional front garden.  

This dramatic front entry with topped with triple crescents that match the curved steps below, is reminiscent of  Art Deco designs, while the trim of the two glass entry doors develops the theme.  

The living room is enhanced by, and draws light from, the charming bay window that looks out on the distinctive front gardens.  It is centered

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Hiller Highlands homes have always been known for offering dramatic Bay area views, and this townhouse at 29 Binnacle Hill is no exception.  The view from the home provides a panorama stretching from San Francisco to Marin, and includes both the Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge. 

This home is stunning. Natural light flows in from windows at every level in this living room and adjacent dining room.  A large Bay area view balcony accessed directly through sliding glass doors behind the sofa, combines with a large vertical shaft of light next to the fireplace, and the window and mirrored wall of dining room, to invite sunlight in from every angle. 

Subdued golden colors from the hardwood floors, overhead open beam ceiling, and the

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This charming Art Deco style home has just been put on the market, and is located at 701 Glendome Circle in Oakland's pleasant Glenview neighborhood.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms  in a comfortable 1798 sf +/- of living space.  It features all the desired elements expected of a home of this unique architecture.  That concept is most effectively illustrated here in the popular streamlined look that is suggested by the triple pair of parallel lines that flow from one portion of the home to the other.  

Surrounded by well established gardens that include a tropical garden and a private wooded sanctuary in the rear, this residence is welcoming and gracious. This particular view illustrates the classic linear flow of line that is seen

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This initial view represents just a touch of the creative design and architecture soon to be discovered below at this home located at 5972 Margarido  Drive in the Upper Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland.   Gracious columns and archways, gleaming floors and stunning woodworking represent just a portion of the distinction of this residence.  Custom designed by local architect Mark Becker, it is a unique and outstanding home, and features 4 bedroooms, and 4 1/2 bathrooms in approximately 3646 sf of living space.  

The exterior of this tri-level home, is dramatic and compelling in appearance.  The second floor balcony is the one represented in the view directly above, and it, and the other two levels, offer panoramic Bay area views that only an

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