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This handsome Crocker Highlands home is located at 1389 Trestle Glen Road in Oakland.  One's immediate impression upon entering the home is one of quiet elegance.   Touches of charm are seen from every point of view.  

 A grand floor to ceiling view window is the focal point of the living room, and reaches up to touch the gentle curve of the coved ceiling above.  

It offers 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in approximately 1271 sf of living space.  

A large and unique central fireplace anchors the room.  Its softly colored tile facing is paired with a set of barley-sugar columns that are not often seen in many homes.  Two built in bookcases on either side of the central window  provide display opportunities for books, art, and collectibles. 

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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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This dramatic hillside view is available to enjoy daily at 1680 Grand View Drive in the hills above Berkeley.  Located in the desirable Claremont Hills area of the city, it is surprisingly close to the favorite shops, restaurants and attractions of the nearby Rockridge, Elmwood and Claremont neighborhoods.   Spacious and flexible in design, it offers 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in 4000sf+/- of living space.  

This light filled living room is centered around the amazing access to the panoramic views below that can be experienced through the extensive window space, and sliding glass door, that lead to a stunning outdoor deck high above the surrounding city below.  

The distinctive fireplace to the right is expansive, and softly colored, to…

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This spacious and engaging garden in the rear of 578 Weldon Avenue in Oakland,  is a perfect recreational spot for entertaining friends, and yet is equally effective as a soothing retreat when desired.  It is substantial in size, mutli-level, and compliments the home's architectural design.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1841 +/- sf of living space.   

A reverse view reveals the multi-level patio spaces and seating areas, and the outstanding assortment of greenery and plants that help to create this lush location.   Included are citrus, persimmon, and apple trees, along with a variety of succulents and grasses.  

The front of the home is equally unique with its extensive, and well thought out trees and plantings that are…

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This gracious home with its handsome curb appeal, and classic Tudor style design, is located in the Crocker Highlands neighborhood of Oakland at 1060 Sunnyhills Road.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in 2110 +/- sf of living space.

Ideally located, it is just moments from the shopping and restaurants of Grand Avenue, Lakeshore Avenue and Montclair Village.  A direct commute to downtown Oakland and San Francisco is possible via Highway 580 below, and Highway 13 above, provides efficient transportation to Berkeley and Contra Costa County.  

Both the front of the home and the entryway illustrate the Tudor concept of a welcoming country manor--sturdy in appearance, yet elegant in detail.  It is best illustrated as one tours the home and…

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This dramatic and distinctive Oakland hillside home has just been listed for sale at 6490 Ascot Drive in the Montclair hills.  Specifically created to fit in easily among the wooded hillside's well established redwood trees, it is a soothing and distinctive retreat, yet close to everything that makes the city desirable. 

It features 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms in approximately 2669 sf of living space.  Designed by well known architect Marvin Gunderson, it reflects the organic architectural concept that the home and the land should coexist peacefully.  The most distinctive feature of this home has to be the overhead circular open beamed ceiling that encircles the central living space.  

A slightly different perspective of the living room reveals…

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This spacious home is immediately welcoming with its outstanding curb appeal.  The lush green lawn combines with the long established trees and plantings to create this distinctive effect.   Located at 6550 Dawes Street on the Piedmont side of Montclair, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a very generous 3170 +/- sf of living space.

Located just a short distance from the shops, restaurants and activities of Montclair Village, it is not far from Highway 13 which provides quick and easy commuting to Berkeley, Oakland and Contra Costa County.   Just up the hill are the biking and hiking trails of  various regional parks, as are the popular Knowland Park Zoo and Chabot Space and Science Center.   

The large front door opens to reveal this…

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This pleasant Glenview neighborhood home typifies the charm that has always made this Craftsman style home so popular.  Located at 1043 Elsinore Avenue in Oakland, it offers a notable 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in approximately 2831 sq.ft. of living space.   

It has delightful curb appeal, off street parking, and is well placed close to the shops and restaurants of both Glenview and Montclair.  Located a short distance between Highways 580, downhill, and Highway 13, uphill, commuting to Oakland, San Francisco and Berkeley is easy and brief.  

An appealing front porch greets visitors in traditional Craftsman style with its covered porch, flanked on either side with two sets of matching columns, and an inviting bench.  

When entering…

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Located at 6787 Chelton Drive, in the hills of Oakland, this home offers this gracious living room with it dramatic vaulted ceilings and expansive floor space.  It manages to combine the softly colored walls and rugs with the subtle lighting from windows and overhead lighting, to create a truly stunning living space.  

It features 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a spacious 2514 sf +/- of living space, and is ideally located in the hills of Oakland's Montclair neighborhood.   Close to everything, the shops and restaurants of Rockridge, and Berkeley's Elmwood district are just some of the options provided by Highway 13 located at the base of the hill.  

Just a few steps up from the living room on a slightly raised wooden platform, is the…

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Settled in among the long established hillside trees of Oakland's Montclair neighborhood is this gracious home at 6812 Wilton Drive.  Imaginatively designed to settle comfortably in this natural setting, it features expansive windows and sliding glass doors that will capture every distinctive view.   It  offers 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in 1532 +/- sf of living space.  

While the home is pleasantly restful and private, it is more than capable of providing an outstanding venue for entertaining.  The vast expanse of open space seen here is perfect for hosting large parties and events where guests are able to move freely from the living, dining and kitchen area to the spacious outdoor patio.  

A reverse view reveals some of the  elements…

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