Homes in Hiller Highlands have always been some of the best locations for sweeping Bay area views, and this one is no exception.  This outstanding townhome, located at 1854 Grand View Drive, offers 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 1994 sf of living space.  

This light filled living room is conceived in such a way that light is invited in from every level, floor to ceiling, to create a outstanding ambiance that is immediately welcoming-no matter what the time of day.  

The key to this effect is the presence of the softly colored, and very dramatic, peaked ceiling that is designed in such a way that it captures and directs the incoming sunlight to the room.

The other notable feature here is the captivating fireplace that creates a drama of its own…

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This outstanding home, located at 174 Alta Road in Oakland's Upper Rockridge neighborhood is immediately impressive in both style and size.  It is a home for gracious living and entertaining.  

It offers 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in a very expansive 2736 sf of living space.  

The living room is perfectly conceived with very generous floorspace, a high peaked ceiling highlighted with a dark open cross beam, and a wall of view windows that are enclosed in a pair of floor to ceiling French doors that lead to a marvelous view porch.  

The floor to ceiling fireplace deserves special attention.  It is artfully conceived, and offers a floor to ceiling architectural statement of its presence, a promise of welcoming warmth, and a handcrafted…

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This charming home, located at 408 60th Street in Oakland's Lower Rockridge neighborhood, is comfortably settled in among well established trees and  gardens-both front and back-and is immediately inviting to both guests and residents.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in a very generous 1542 sf of living space.

It is exceptionally well located, and is just minutes from favorite Rockridge shops and restaurants, Trader Joe's, The Farmer's Market, Market Hall, and BART.  

This Craftsman style home has been thoughtfully updated to ensure that its original character is retained, while offering a new and enhanced living space to enjoy.   

The living room is impressive.  The trio of front windows captures, and invites in, the beauty of the…

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This stunning hillside home is surrounded by lush landscaping that reflects years of care and planning in its creation, and provides a solitude and a privacy that is always treasured.

Located on the Piedmont side of Montclair at 5939 Bruns Court, offers 4 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 bathrooms in 2762 sf of living space.  

A dramatic portico supported by two classically style pillars is enhanced by a spacious brick porch that welcomes guests upon arrival.  

An expansive living room, surrounded by walls of windows to the outside gardens, is the first of many gracious and inviting living spaces.  Light is everywhere, and the appeal of the space is enhanced by off white walls, and softly colored hardwood floors both here, and throughout the…

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This outstanding Oakland hillside home is stunning in its immediate appeal.  Surrounded by tall oak trees and marvelous greenery, it gleams from every window and door. 

Located at 6869 Bristol Drive in the Oakland's desirable Claremont Hills, it offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, in a generous 2650 sf of living space.  

The expanse of the living room is immediately apparent.  Both natural and artificial light capture and enhance the appeal of this space.  A virtual floor to ceiling glass wall of windows invites the outside beauty inside to enjoy, no matter what the time of day.  

A wider perspective reveals a well designed combination of both living and dining space that invites an easy transition from one to another when entertaining…

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This elegant hillside home has a splendid curb appeal.  From its pair of perfectly conceived peaked roof dormers, to its winding brick pathway through a lush garden to the front of the door, it is a handsome home in every sense. 

Exceptionally well located at 5051 Harbor Drive in the city's desirable Rockridge neighborhood, it offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in 2,280 sf of living space.  

A large, and classically designed fireplace anchors this spacious living room that is awash in light from a pair of virtually floor to ceiling French doors, and the subtle, but effective, overhead lighting. 

Yet another source is the set of multiple smaller windows above the unique bookcase and display unit at the far right of the room. 

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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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