Oakland Neighborhoods

The varied and wonderful Oakland Neighborhoods.

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This beautiful and spacious home at 261 Pershing Drive in Oakland, is located in the hills on the Montclair side of Piedmont.  One glance, and it is obvious that it has has been beautifully maintained, and creatively updated with contemporary design throughout.  It offers 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and approximately 3345 sf of irresistible living space.  I, and my co-listing agent Vinny Manguyen, proudly present this home for sale.

The home presents a truly dramatic sight, no matter what the angle of view.


Sitting high atop the Oakland hills, it offers .93 acres on a downslope premium lot. The view is spectacular, featuring a 3 bridge view and SF and Oakland city views.  


Below are some specific details about the home, but, first,

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This charming English Tudor style home was appealing when it was originally built, but is now even more so, with the pluses that have been added to it.  It is located at 5801 La Salle Avenue in Oakland,  just above Montclair on the Piedmont side of the hills.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 3 baths and approximately 2981 sf of living space.   

It boasts an extensive new addition in 2004 by Gillian Servals.  Additionally, the exterior, and part of the interior, have been recently repainted, and it has a new roof and new landscaping in front.  A lot of value has been added to this home.

The living room has almost panoramic window space, a very handsome fireplace, and hardwood floors.  Note the inset archways by the front door that can be used as

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This extremely spacious home, designed with Tudor concepts, is located at 657 Carlston Avenue in the heart of Oakland's Crocker Highlands neighborhood.  It sits on the largest lot in the neighborhood.  As such, it sits on approximately .44 acres, and offers 5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths of charm.  

The gracious entryway, with its handsome staircase and arched entry, welcomes you into an inviting living room, which is highlighted with beautiful beamed ceilings, hardwood floors, and an engaging fireplace.   


In addition to a formal dining room, there is an inviting kitchen, complete with a built in breakfast bar.

The very roomy home is able to offer 5 bedrooms, each of which is unique.  Three are represented here for your

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This architectural stunner is a showplace of design-both indoors and outdoors. Still in demand by buyers, and built in 1928, it reflects the Spanish designs so popular in the era, yet it still remains appealing and refreshed.  Located at 4420 Bridgeview Drive, it has approximately 2651 sf. of space, 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths.

 Below, note the dramatic entry door and the entry hall,  with its sweeping stairway to the second floor.


The entry leads to the very inviting living room.  There are so many subtle, yet classical architectural touches here.  Examples include the beamed ceilings, arched windows, a dramatic fireplace, hardwood floors and the charming Spanish balcony 


The dining room with its handsome entry doors and

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You can't have spent time in the Oakland hills in the last few years, and not wondered about this very large home at 11270 Lochard in Oakland's Chabot Highlands neighborhood.  Just south of Knowland Park and the Oakland Zoo, and above Highway 580, it does attract attention.  For those of you who want to know more, I offer the details.

First of all, it is currently off the market.  It is an approximately 19,000 sf contemporary style home that was begun in 2013, and needs completing.  It is built on an about an acre of land, and boasts city and SF Bay views.  

It does certainly have "good bones"  Note the stunning interior design of the ceilings.

The graceful flow of the home's architecture is reflected in the proposed staircases.

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Imagine having this dramatic view to come home to each evening.  This stunning 21st floor condo at 565 Bellevue, Unit 2108, in Oakland is packed full of views, and offers an outstanding collection of amenities for your enjoyment.  This is a 1 bedroom, 1 bath condominium with lake and hill views that is literally in the center of everything.  The shops, stores and restaurants of Grand Lake and Lakeshore Avenues are within an easy walk, and Jack London Square is just a short distance away.

This sleek front room is well placed for enjoying the sweeping views outside, and offers a dining area for pleasant meals and entertaining.

This up to date kitchen features a pleasant work area, a stone counter, and good storage space.  


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The home that offers this dramatic living room, is found at 7068 Sayre Drive in Oakland. Nestled among the beautiful trees and greenery of the Montclair hill section of the city, it provides numerous opportunities to sit quietly and commune with nature, or, if you prefer, entertain friends and neighbors. Its large windows and doors, and dramatic vaulted ceilings, offer a truly stunning ambiance.  

Additionally, it is an extremely spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath home to which is added a 1 bedroom, 1 bath bonus room with a kitchen and separate entrance.  

Note the handsome fireplace and direct route to a comfortable porch setting just beyond.



No matter what style of entertaining you choose, you have an amazing updated kitchen just steps

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This engaging home at 7011 Homewood Drive in Oakland's Montclair neighborhood, represents all that is best about living in the Tahoe like surroundings of the Oakland hills. With 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, just about every room is complimented with a quiet and peaceful backyard patio view of trees and greenery.   

The open floor plan represented by the living room, dining room and kitchen, is ideal to allow in the light filled outdoor ambiance. As shown here, hardwood floors are featured throughout the home to add extra elegance to the rooms.    

Just steps outside the dining area is a quiet retreat for morning coffee or an afternoon luncheon.  


Whether you choose small or large dining events, the handsome kitchen offers a welcoming

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This handsomely designed home at 123 Sheridan Road in Oakland's Upper Rockridge neighborhood, is defined as a "Contemporary Craftsman", and the stylish designs reflect each of these elements. It offers 5 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, with 3,376 sf of space. Many of the rooms feature Bay area views.  

The welcoming front room, with a handsome fireplace, and its two charmingly paired window seats, flows gracefully into the formal dining room space.  These light filled rooms are ideal for entertaining, or just a quiet moment next to a warm fire on a cold day.  Note the hardwood floors, which are found throughout the house.  

Just steps away is the kitchen.  It is perfectly located close to the dining room, and, additionally, is accessible to

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For those that covet magical views from just about every room in the house, this 4 Bedroom, 3 1/2 Bath home at 6689 Skyline Boulevard in Oakland, is something you must consider immediately.  Located in the hills above Montclair Village, it is close to Rockridge, Orinda, and the many hiking and biking trails of nearby regional preserves.

This 4100 sf home was built to take advantage of the sweeping views afforded by its location high in the Oakland hills.  San Francisco, Bay Bridge and Oakland downtown views are available for your enjoyment, no matter what the hour.  

There are multiple levels to choose from, but the center of the home has to be the Family Room/Kitchen complex.  A stone fireplace centers the seating area, and a dining area,

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