Located in the desirable Claremont Terrace area of Oakland,  at 5400 Broadway Terrace #103,  is this well established, and very remarkable, condominium complex.  Within it is the 2 bedroom, 2 bath,  1050 square foot view unit seen below. 

Ideally located close to College Avenue and Piedmont Avenue shops and restaurants, it is just moments from Highways 13 and 24 that provide routes to Oakland and San Francisco to the west, and Contra Costa County to the east.      

The central core of the home is defined by this delightful living room and dining area that is dramatically enhanced with the light and views entering through the floor to ceiling sliding glass door and windows.  Expansive supplemental LED overhead lighting adds to the effect.

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The entrance to this exceptional home recalls the quiet serenity of Mediterranean private gardens and soothing retreats.  Located in the popular Upper Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland at 5922 Acacia Avenue, it offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in an exceedingly spacious 4600 sf of living space.  

This dramatic and inviting entry illustrates the warmth and welcoming spirit of the entire home.  The beauty and graceful curve of the central staircase is compelling, and the space invites easy entry to all 3 levels of the house.  

Just to the left of the entry is this spacious, and very engaging, living room.  For those that enjoy gracious living, this space will provide the perfect setting. 

From the subtly lit open beam ceiling, to…

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The stunning hillside home, with dramatic curb appeal is now for sale at 6191 Ocean View Drive in the Upper Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a generous 2510 sf. +/- of living space.  

Ideally located, it is close to the popular neighborhood shopping and dining areas of Elmwood, Claremont and Rockridge, and to efficient access to Highways 13 and 24 for commuting to Oakland, San Francisco or Contra Costa County.  

The entire frontage of the home is compelling.  The well conceived front gardens combine with, and are softened by, the cheerful blue entry door, while the floor to ceiling interior stairway adds a dramatic touch when the overhead light passes through it during the day.   

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This handsome home, located at 5970 Ostrander Road in the Upper Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland, has stunning curb appeal.  Lush green grass, and well established trees and greenery compliment this tall multi story gem with its imaginative front balconies.

It offers 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in a very generous 2724 sf +/- of living space.  Ideally placed, it is just moments from College Avenue, Berkeley's Elmwood neighborhood, and rapid access to Highways 24 and 13 and 580 for efficient commuting in any direction.  

The home's rear garden reflects the imagination and dedication that created this private retreat among a stunning array of greenery, shrubbery, plants and impressive trees on an 11,000 sq. ft. lot 

A central waterfall at…

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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 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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Comfortably settled in among under long established trees and lush greenery, this Monterey Colonial style home is located at 5903 Margarido Drive in Oakland's desirable Upper Rockridge neighborhood. 

It offers 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in a very generous 3083 sf +/- of living space.  Perfectly located close to the many shops, restaurants,  and amenities of both Rockridge, Claremont and Montclair, it is also close to commute access for both Oakland, San Francisco, and Contra Costa County. 


The view of this distinctive patio area reflects many of the characteristics so valued in this style of home.  This private patio, designed for gracious living and relaxation, is equally suitable for entertaining when hosting parties and special…

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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 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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This beautifully remodeled condominium unit at 5816 Ayala Avenue in Oakland, is well located next to all that Rockridge and Upper Telegraph have to offer.  It features 2 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths in a very comfortable 1,740 +/- sf of living space.  The gracefully arched front windows, and the richly colored hardwood floors compliment a generously sized living room that is flexible enough to accommodate a variety of potential room designs.

Guests are greeted with this pleasant entryway that has a textbook trimmed front wooden door, a mirrored guest closet, and a gently curved archway into the living room.  As you tour the home, be sure to notice the presence of these archways over the entrances to most of the rooms in the residence.

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