Found 119 blog entries tagged as Oakland Real Estate.

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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This very pleasant home located at 3624 Victor Avenue in the desirable  Redwood Heights neighborhood of Oakland, has impressive curb appeal.   Set well back off the street, it features an expansive driveway that is complimented with an adjacent raised garden space.  

A  pair of gracefully arched windows anchor the front of the home.  Below them, each side of the garage is ornamented with a  pair of classically styled pillars, which are replicated again in sets of four,  supporting the spacious covered porch. 

The home offers 3 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 bathrooms, in 1601 sf of living space. 

This warm and welcoming living room with its softly colored walls, is anchored by a…

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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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This handsome Mediterranean home, with its charming twin palm trees and freshly renovated garden, provides an instant and impressive curb appeal.  Located at 2311 7th Avenue in the Ivy Hill neighborhood of Oakland, it has been brilliantly updated throughout to create a stunning living space.  It offers 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in a very spacious 2705 sf +/- of floorspace. 

Located nearby are the shopping and dining venues of Lakeshore and Grand Avenues, The Saturday Grand Lake Farmers Market, and Lake Merritt await your attention, as does  the Highway 580 onramp for commuting.  There is no doubt that it is ideally located for both business and pleasure.  

(Note: this home belonged to the "Mother" of Mother's Cookies Leopoldine Mique-a partner…

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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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