oakland real estate and oakland ca homes for sale

 

 While the  current housing market in Piedmont and Oakland will slow a bit for the holiday season, many more homes will soon be coming on the market, and desirable homes will be snapped up quickly.  

It is important that you have an efficient plan to be able to move ahead quickly when searching for your ideal home.  While I will be assisting you in finding your new home as your agent, you should have a distinctive plan based on these concepts:

1. Be firm on what elements that you must have in your new home:  Perhaps you must have 3 bedrooms, a large back yard, or want to be in a certain school district.  Your plan should contain the things that you will not give up when considering buying a new home. In creating this checklist, you may be…

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  This home, located at 26 Jewell Court in the Oakland's Montclair neighborhood, glows with light in the early evening as seen here, but most especially during the day when all of its many windows provide the outstanding views that surround it.  It offers 3 bedrooms,  4 bathrooms and 3 stories on approximately 3451 sf of living space.  

Located on a pleasant wooded cul-de-sac, and high in the hills, it is just below the many parks and hiking trails that make the area so desirable.  Just down the hill, the popular shops and restaurants of both Montclair Village and Rockridge await.  Easy transportation over the hills to Orinda and Lafayette is nearby, as is the trip to downtown Oakland, or the Bay Bridge to San Francisco. 

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This visually stunning home, located at 6961 Elverton Drive in Oakland, is warm and welcoming for both residents and guests, and offers imaginative architectural elements in virtually every living space.  Above, the living room, cozily centered around a decorative fireplace, offers a gracefully arching open beamed wood ceiling, and virtually floor to ceiling view windows that reveal the expansive Bay area view below.  

Located in the Oakland hills of Montclair, it provides 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in 3683 sf +/- of living space.  Close to Montclair Village, it is just moments away from the popular shopping and dining venues of Rockridge and Berkeley's Elmwood district.  For those who enjoy biking and hiking, the tree lined trails of Tilden Park,…

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This remarkable sweeping view is available 24 hours a day, year round, from a home that has just gone on the market 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.  

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 hiking and biking trails found in the Oakland hills.  Close by are the popular shops and restaurants of…

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This elegant and engaging home is comfortably settled among the warmth and charm of shade trees, green grass and handsomely trimmed hedges.  Located in the pleasant Crocker Highlands neighborhood of Oakland at 1048 Sunnyhills Road, and one block away from popular Crocker Highlands school,  it is exceptional.  It offers 3 bedrooms  and 2 1/2 bathrooms in approximately 2623 sf of living space.  

Just moments from the favored restaurants, shops and activities associated with Rockridge, Montclair, and the Grand Avenue and Lakeshore districts, it is not far from Highways 24 and 580 that lead to San Francisco, Oakland, and Contra Costa County.  

The set of steps to the door, and the paired wrought iron railings, combine to guide the visitor…

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This splendid home is found in the hills above Oakland in the desirable Sequoyah Heights neighborhood at 7609 Hansom Drive.  It offers 4 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 bathrooms, in approximately 2126 sf of living space.   It has been conceived in such a way that it effectively functions as a year round home and recreational retreat for residents and guests. 

That concept becomes apparent when viewing this expansive view of the exterior of the home.  Features included, and seen here, are a spacious, and upgraded, in ground lighted pool and heated spa, a built in barbeque, a large cobblestone patio, and, as revealed here, extensive plants, gardens, greenery and flowers.  

A second perspective reveals the extensive commitment that has been made to…

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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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