Found 44 blog entries tagged as Oakland.

This marvelous Mid-Century Modern home is located at 6274 Clive Avenue in the hills of Oakland in the Piedmont Pines neighborhood.  For those who want to enjoy the serenity of Tahoe like living close to all the amenities of the Bay area, this home is a perfect choice.  it offers 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2  bathrooms in 1472 +/- sf of living space.  

A reverse view of the scene above reveals the distinctive and charming A frame construction, which is in perfect harmony with the Mid-Century Modern design concept that you will see throughout the residence.    Elements to look for include walls of glass, simplicity of design, generous open space, giant sliding glass doors, changes in elevation, and integration with nature.  

Just outside of the…

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This warm and welcoming hillside home is located at 7281 Saroni Drive in the Montclair neighborhood of Oakland.  As with many of the homes in this portion of the city, it is designed with the goal of creating an easy transition between indoor and outdoor living for its residents.  It offers 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathroom in a generous 2084 sf of living space.  

This room is spacious and inviting.  The soft seating that is grouped around the central fireplace provides a perfect spot for entertaining friends, and, just as easily, is a soothing retreat at the end of a busy day. 

Light comes streaming in from the multiple full sized sliding glass doors that surround the living area.  All of these doors provided instant access to the outdoor porches…

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The photo above, (courtesy of Signature Development Group) represents the long term image of the Brooklyn Basin project on Oakland, California's waterfront.  It has been an imaginative and challenging project that is moving closer to its completion goals each day.

In a recent announcement http://brooklynbasin.com/residences/, the latest information is revealed as to the development's progress, and lists the following details:

The Orion Development, which is the first residential offering in the development, will begin pre-leasing in early 2019,  Those interested in leasing one of the dramatically placed 241 apartment units should sign up with us now for the latest info.

This is just the beginning of what promises to be a outstanding…

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There is exciting news for those watching the development plans for the Brooklyn Basin project on the Oakland estuary. Potential residents know that  Brooklyn Basin's dramatic mixed use retail and housing development will be a remarkable addition to Oakland's waterfront.  As recently reported by Mark Hedin of the Bay Area News Group , Oakland's Planning Commission, on September 7th, approved the first project for this site.  Designated as the Brooklyn Basin Terraces Apartments, they will feature a mix of 2800 sq. ft. of ground floor retail space, and 241 market-rate apartments.  The builders expect to break ground for these units in early 2017. 

As can be seen by the  illustration above, Brooklyn Basin will be a mixed use residential and…

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The very much anticipated Brooklyn Basin project is taking its first major step forward towards completion. Construction of the first building is expected to begin before the end of 2016, given anticipated current design approvals, and be completed by late 2018.  Adjacent to a park, with a planned concrete, cement and glass facade, this 308,270 sq.ft., seven story building will be a dramatic step forward towards the start of this immense project.  

As envisioned in the picture above, the Brooklyn Basin project is located at the Oakland waterfront, and will offer amazing views of both the city and the water.  It is planned as a mix of both residential and retail.  13 buildings of residential housing are planned.  As projected, there will be 3100…

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High atop the Oakland hills is 11717 Cranford Way.  This serene home is surrounded by a gracious gardens, with a sitting porch in the front, and, at the rear of the home, are tiered decks with amazing views from the Bay Bridge to the San Mateo Bridge.  What an desirable combination of choices for the exterior portion of the home.  

                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The interior of the home is just as appealing.  The center of the home is most certainly the kitchen/dining area.  Wih a gleaming dining room table and chairs, a guest area around a fireplace, and a view out the windows, it is an ideal spot for guests to watch dinner being made in the…

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This stunning 5911 sf custom home features spacious rooms, and graceful architecture in each.  With its dramatic central staircase featured above, you can access any one of the 6 bedrooms and 7 baths throughout the house.  The beautiful tropical hardwood floors add color and warmth to the home.  The very modern kitchen, with it's circular workspace, is a central place for friends to gather.  

There are plentiful uses of windows to take advantage of the views of San Francisco Bay, the spacious grounds with wooded trees, and the partial Mt. Diablo views.  This home is on a well maintained one acre of trees and gardens.  It also offers residents a home elevator, and has garage parking for 8 cars.  

 

What makes this house especially unique is…

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If you have been to Oakland's waterfront recently, you have no doubt seen the beginning of what is planned to be an amazing revitalization of the whole area south of Jack London Square.  This development is Brooklyn Basin, and promises an amazing mix of residential and retail that should completely revive much of the presently sadly neglected areas of Oakland's waterways.  

The picture above presents Brooklyn Basin as it will be seen when completed in the next 3-4 years.  It is estimated to cost over one billion dollars, and encompasses 64 acres.  13 buildings of residential housing will be developed here.  Sixty to seventy percent of this housing will be for sale, and 465 of the units are going to be below market rate.  Of the projected 3100…

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If you are like a large majority of homeowners today, you have some kind of household pet.  Statistically, it will most likely be a dog or cat, but birds, hamsters or fish are not out of the mix, as well.  When you are considering selling your Oakland or Piedmont home, you will need to make plans to deal with these animals when you hold your Open Home.  Without some preparation, these pets can create some issues for future buyers.  

Here are some suggestions to make the Open Home combine perfectly with whatever pet you may have:

1. Recognize That You May Have Pet Odors In Your Home:  You and your family have lived with your pet for a while, and you are used to the doggy or cat odors that exist.  They may be especially strong if you have more…

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Interested in living in Montclair?  Here is your chance!  Below you will find some outstanding properties tucked in among the trees, many with excellent hill, or SF Bay views.  
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Historic Duncan Home*gorgeous Kit With Cherrywo...

Price:   $774,950 City:   Oakland Beds:   2 Baths:   2 Type:   Single Family MLS® #:   40659649

Historic Duncan Home*gorgeous Kit With Cherrywood Cabinets/granite Counters/built-in Refrigerator...

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Live In Beauty. 2 Minute Drive To Mountain Blvd...

Price:   $659,000 City:   Oakland Beds:   3 Baths:   3 Type:   Single Family MLS®…

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