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Featured home: 5823 Cannes Place in San Jose

January 5, 2018

Sweeping views in Silver Creek Valley


Where: 5823 Cannes Place, San Jose, CA 95138 (listing | tour)
A gorgeous estate with incredible views of Santa Clara County, this nearly 4,000 square-foot home offers plenty of privacy in the highly sought-after Silver Creek Valley neighborhood. Upon entering the home, you are greeted by a stunning spiral staircase and open floor plan with spacious family and living areas that boast cathedral ceilings and triple-crown molding. The kitchen was designed for entertaining guests and is highlighted by granite countertops, a sizable center island and maple cabinetry. Upstairs, the master bedroom suite offers a luxurious fireplace, sit-in area and private balcony with breathtaking views. Outside the home you’ll find a substantial backyard and large patio area.
With several rooms ready for personalization and its prime location in San Jose, this Silver Creek Valley estate is something you have to see for yourself. And you can at our open houses this weekend, Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The 3,879 square-foot home and property include:

  • 6 beds
  • 6 baths
  • Extended 3-car garage
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • Vaulted ceilings

Listed at $1,880,000 by Kerry Sexton of the San Jose-Almaden Valley office.
View more homes for sale in Santa Clara County | Learn more about the San Jose-Silver Creek community.

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Featured home: 427 Green Hills Drive in Millbrae

December 8, 2017

An elegant abode in San Mateo County


Where: 427 Green Hills Drive, Millbrae, CA 94030 (listing | tour)
Tucked away at the end of a cul-de-sac, this wonderful home offers luxury living with plenty of privacy. The bright and capacious interior includes a formal living room with dramatic, two-story vaulted ceilings, as well as a formal dining room that opens to the rear deck and lush landscaping. The chef’s kitchen offers gorgeous granite finishes, a sizable center island and a breakfast area. The adjoining family room makes this section of the home an ideal place for entertaining friends and family. Upstairs, the master suite includes a gas-log fireplace, walk-in closets and a private balcony, along with an enormous master bath with beautiful finishes. Outside, you’ll find a lovely rear patio as well as a spacious deck and spa.
With an outstanding location near downtown shopping, BART, Caltrain and exceptional  schools, this home in Millbrae checks off all the boxes for buyers looking to live a luxury lifestyle.
The 2,360 square-foot home and property include:

  • 3 beds
  • 3 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Chef’s kitchen
  • Fireplaces
  • Back deck with spa

Listed at $1,725,000 by Joanne Norris of the Burlingame office.
Take a tour of this stunning property for yourself at this weekend’s open houses, running Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4 p.m
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Featured home: 291 Hyde Park Avenue in San Carlos

November 3, 2017

A remarkable Mediterranean in Devonshire Canyon


Where: 291 Hyde Park Avenue, San Carlos, CA 94070 (listing | tour)
Designed with superb details and finishes, this exquisite home in San Mateo County is stunning both inside and out. As you enter the home you’re greeted by a gorgeous two-story foyer complete with a curved staircase and natural limestone flooring. The main floor contains separate living and family room areas, a formal dining room, and a spacious kitchen with a pantry and powder room.
The upper level of the home offers three bedrooms, each with a set of French doors that open to private balcony areas. The lower level of the home includes a basement for use as a media room or whatever suits your needs. Outside, a beautifully finished patio with ample space, French-tile roofing, and elegant, colored stucco highlight the home’s exterior.
See this incredible estate up close at our open house, this Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The 3,395 square-foot home and property include:

  • 3 bedroms
  • 3 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Stone and hardwood flooring
  • Private balcony areas
  • Media room
  • Foyer with curved staircase

Listed at $3,488,000 by Chris Anderson of the Menlo Park office.
View more homes for sale in San Carlos | Learn more about the San Carlos community.

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Featured home: 18900 Graystone Lane in San Jose

October 27, 2017

Rancho de Colores in highly acclaimed Almaden Valley


Where: 18900 Graystone Lane, San Jose, CA 95120 (listing | tour)
Known for its abundance of color and beauty both indoors and out, this stunning property rests in a serene setting in the heart of Silicon Valley, surrounded by magnificent views of Mount Umunhum. Located in prestigious Almaden, this private home is within walking distance of excellent schools and the Los Alamitos Trail, and a quick commute to downtown San Jose and highway access.
With its own personal basketball court, pool and balconies, Rancho de Colores is a rare find in sunny Santa Clara County.
The 3,026 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • Security gate
  • Multiple decks/balconies
  • Private basketball court and pool

Listed at $2,199,000 by Susan Kuramoto of the Pleasanton/Livermore Valley office.
Tour this radiant ranch for yourself at our open houses this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28-29 from 1 to 4 p.m.
View more homes for sale in San Jose | Learn more about the San Jose-Almaden community.


 

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Featured home: 9485 Thunderbird Place in San Ramon

October 20, 2017

An updated abode with plenty of curb appeal


Where: 9485 Thunderbird Place, San Ramon, CA 94583 (listing | tour)
This beautifully remodeled home includes four bedrooms and three baths—with tasteful updates throughout. The spacious kitchen offers a prodigious island as well as gorgeous granite countertops. The stunning master suite includes a newly renovated bathroom and three closets, creating ample room for storage. The home’s bonus room has been turned into a media room, perfect for entertaining family and friends.
Outside, the property boasts a sizable back yard and drought-resistant landscaping with with an elegant patio and barbecue area, a spa and your own private putting green. Located in a friendly neighborhood near schools, parks, shops and the local golf course, this Contra Costa County home is as convenient as it is luxurious.
The 3,094 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 beds
  • 3 baths
  • Attached 3-car garage
  • Cherry wood, tile and carpeted flooring
  • Spa
  • Putting Green
  • Media room
  • Solar panel lease paid until 2035

Listed at $1,365,000 by Joe Norton and Lindy Penfold of the Danville/Blackhawk office.
See this exceptional estate for yourself at this Sunday’s open house from 1 to 4 p.m.
View more homes for sale in San Ramon | Learn more about the Contra Costa community.

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Featured home: 102 Humboldt Avenue in San Anselmo

October 6, 2017

A charming estate with prodigious views


Where: 102 Humboldt Avenue, San Anselmo, CA 94960 (listing | tour)
Full of original charm with luxury additions, this home has all the features a San Anselmo home buyer could want. The spacious chef’s kitchen along with the rest of the property provides a substantial amount of room for both family and friends. One of the most impressive features of this wooded escape is the incredible view off the deck and through the staggering floor-to-ceiling windows. Outside you will find a beautiful garden and hot tub, both of which you can enjoy in complete privacy.
Just a short walk from San Anselmo and Fairfax, this home sets the standard for Marin County’s exceptional real estate market.
The 2,081 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 baths
  • Private parking
  • Hot tub
  • Fireplace

Listed at $1,495,000 by Kimberly Hering of the Corte Madera-Central Marin office.
Come see this home for yourself this Sunday, Oct. 8 at our open house, running from 1 to 4 p.m. The views alone will make it worth the trip.
View more homes for sale in San Anselmo | Learn more about the Marin community.


 

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Featured home: 1707 Las Trampas Road in Alamo

September 29, 2017

A private retreat that embraces nature


Where: 1707 Las Trampas Road, Alamo, CA 94507 (listing | tour)
Located on a 1.14-acre lot in Westside Alamo, this charming retreat offers plenty of privacy in one of the area’s most highly desired neighborhoods. The updated and remodeled estate is set amongst trees, creating a serene setting with beautiful views of the surrounding woods. Hiking and biking trails are only a short distance away, as well access to all the activities downtown Alamo has to offer.
High ceilings and walls of windows accentuate the open floor concept in the family room, kitchen and dining room, offering homeowners an abundance of space. This layout also allows the opportunity for expansion. With a patio, deck and fully fenced yard, this home offers several spaces made for entertaining.
The 1,368 square-foot home and property include:

  • 3 beds
  • 2 baths
  • 2-car carport
  • Electronic entry gate
  • Deck, patio and fully fenced yard

Listed at $1,149,000 by Shelley Ruhman of the Orinda office.
See this gorgeous property for yourself this Sunday, October 1 at our open house, from 2 to 4 p.m.
View more homes for sale in Orinda | Learn more abut the Alamo community.

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Featured home: 1599 Hillgrade Avenue in Alamo

September 15, 2017

A historic home with sweeping views


Where: 1599 Hillgrade Avenue, Alamo, CA 94507 (listing)
Set atop 2.1 acres and built in the early 1900s, this home has been impeccably maintained and undergone a beautiful restoration. Rumored to have been the site of a hunting lodge built by one of President William Taft’s cabinet members, this home’s rustic roots are shown in the original architectural features that still highlight it. These features include hewn log posts, rock walls, stone and hardwood flooring, and other artisan-crafted accents. Though rich with history, this home has been smartly transformed with state-of-the-art art amenities such as the sound system wired throughout the home and exceptional security system.
The “log cabin” living room, as it’s been called, is the warm and inviting heart of the home, offering a 12-foot wood-burning stone hearth fireplace for friends and family to gather around. The kitchen offers an ample space and is the perfect place for chefs to entertain guests, who will also approve of the impressive wine and tasting room.
A major bonus to this home is its layout, which includes private spaces and public areas perfect for social gatherings. The four en-suite bedrooms each open to their own balcony or patio and serve as their own personal getaway. With views spanning across Mt. Diablo to the Delta, an abundance of amenities, its convenient location near Alamo and Walnut Creek and its historic background, this resort-like estate is a standout in Contra Costa County.
The 4,288 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 baths
  • 3-car garage and carport
  • 3 fireplaces
  • Wine and tasting room
  • Demonstration kitchen and pizza oven

Listed at $2,200,000 by Debra Trevarthen of the Orinda office.
Experience this stunning property for yourself at our open house this Sunday, September 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.
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Featured home: 15995 Cerro Vista Drive in Los Gatos

August 25, 2017

A spacious luxury home with valley views


Where: 15995 Cerro Vista Drive, Los Gatos, CA, 95032 (listing | tour)
Experience incredible views of Silicon Valley in this extensive, contemporary 1.14-acre property in Santa Clara County. The grand entry into the main house opens onto the living room with soaring 22-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, a wall of windows and one of three luxury remote-control gas fireplaces. The remodeled, epicurean kitchen boasts a large center island with a gas stove, Caesarstone quartz counters throughout and an attached dining nook with access to the patio.
Homeowners will feel pampered in their resort-like master suite with a balcony overlooking the Silicon Valley. Custom, two-wall, floor-to-ceiling oak bookshelves are a statement piece in the home’s media room and library, which also include a fireplace and home theater with surround sound. A separate, 970 square foot, en-suite guest house keeps visitors comfortable with a full kitchen, lavish bedroom, designated parking and separate entrance.
A large patio with a luxury pool and spa overlook stunning views of the valley and surrounding foothills, making the home an ideal place for celebrating or relaxing with family and guests.
Complementing the property’s extraordinary features is fast access to downtown Los Gatos, schools and major highways, making life in and out of the home equally enjoyable.
The approximately 5,800 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 baths
  • Wine room
  • Balcony decks
  • 970 square-foot guest house with private entrance
  • Swimming pool and spa
  • Plentiful private parking options

Listed at $4,870,000 by the Nevis and Ardizzone Team of the Los Gatos office.
Tour this stunning home at our open house this weekend: August 27, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm.
View more homes for sale in Los Gatos | Learn more about the Los Gatos & Monte Sereno community

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Featured home: 343 Durant Way in Mill Valley

July 28, 2017

Light-filled comfort with enviable views


Where: 343 Durant Way, Mill Valley, CA 94941 (listing | tour)
So close, yet so far away… This peaceful and inviting contemporary home has verdant views to soothe even the most frenetic soul. Vaulted ceilings frame the living/dining room and its copper fireplace. Enjoy the outdoors on the private patio or enclosed sunroom, which overlooks the vast Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The master bedroom suite is conveniently located on the main level. All these comfortable details and sweeping views are located close to Mill Valley’s finest restaurants and top-rated schools. Plus, it makes for an easy commute to San Francisco.
Details:

  • Three bedrooms
  • Three baths
  • 1900+ square feet
  • Built 1973
  • Listing# 21713780

Take in the beautiful views for yourself at an open house Sunday, July 30 from 2:00pm-4:00pm.
Listed at $1,095,000 by Jonathan Marks of the Alain Pinel Realtors Corte Madera – Central Marin office.
View more homes for sale in Mill Valley | Learn more about Marin County