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An iconic masterpiece with 100-plus years of history

March 15, 2019

Where: 1035 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707

Built in 1909 for the daughter of a sheep rancher, this exquisite estate offers secluded magnificence that unfolds in dappled sunshine. Situated on a double lot in the heart of the Gourmet Ghetto, the property is both luxurious and versatile, and boasts fine original details and stylish upgrades throughout. The home is one with its natural surroundings. Some stories even report it was built from a single old-growth redwood tree.

The main house includes four levels with remarkable west-facing views, a lower-level apartment and an in-home theater. The detached cottage features one bedroom and bath, and includes a professional darkroom. Designed by architect John Hudson Thomas, this Alameda masterpiece is the perfect blend of modern touches and timeless details.

Come check it out this Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. during our open house.

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Listed at $3,695,000 by the Gunderman Group of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Oakland Hills-Montclair Village office.

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A custom home in Castro Valley Hills

March 8, 2019

Where: 5812 Jensen Road, Castro Valley, CA 94552-5018

Elegantly updated in 2017, this beautiful custom home boasts luxurious amenities throughout. As you enter into the foyer you’re greeted by a dramatic staircase. The spacious living room features soaring ceilings, incredible windows and fine architectural details. Inside the home’s gourmet kitchen you’ll find custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, a full backsplash, huge walk-in pantry and large center island.

Outside, enjoy the lush backyard and entertainment area, which includes a stunning pool and turns the space into your own personal paradise. Offering 6 beds and 5 baths, this property in Alameda County is a sight to behold.

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See the life you could be living in Castro Valley hills and check out our tour on YouTube.

Or stop by our open houses this weekend from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and see for yourself!

Listed at $2,249,000 by Kim Ott of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Pleasanton/Livermore Valley office.

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Beauty on the bluff in Alameda County

October 19, 2018

Where: 39 Silver Oaks Ct., Pleasanton, CA 94566

Tucked away on a bluff in an oak-studded canyon, this Pleasanton property is exquisite in every detail. Boasting captivating views of the surrounding nature and wildlife, this exclusive gated residence provides a peaceful lifestyle in a serene setting. Designed by award-winning architect William Hezmalhalch, this home’s creation was inspired by Mediterranean estates that offer a contemporary feel. To name a few, the home’s features include wide planks, white oak floors, an expansive great room with high ceilings and a double island kitchen with Quartzite counters.

Located just minutes from top schools, downtown Pleasanton, Ruby Hill Golf & Country Club and dozens of award-winning local wineries, this property is a unique masterpiece in Alameda County.

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The property is listed at $3,850,000 by Tim McGuire of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Pleasanton/Livermore Valley Office.

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A personal paradise in Fremont

September 14, 2018

Where: 47532 Avalon Heights Terrace, Fremont, CA 94539

Imagine your new home being a private resort, with 5 bedrooms, including two master suites, one of which is an in-law quarter. The previous owner has done everything possible to pamper this property with approximately one million dollars of improvements. They’ve upgraded to high-quality birch hardwood floor and marble throughout the house, as well as crown molding, plantation shutters or Hunter Douglas Silhouettes, and silk Roman shades. The home office space has also been upgraded with $30,000 worth of custom cabinetry. There are three fireplaces throughout the home, including one in the living room, family room and master bedroom.

The outdoor area has endless amenities, including a salt water pool, jacuzzi and fountain combination, an outdoor kitchen, as well as breathtaking views of the Bay, hills and exotic fruit trees. This exceptional home is part of a prestigious gated Avalon community in Fremont, near the heart of Silicon Valley. The space provides an escape from the busyness of town without compromising the convenience of its location.

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See what this Fremont paradise has to offer at our open houses this Saturday and Sunday, from 1:30 to 5 p.m.

The property is listed at $3,495,000 by Shadi Khalili of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Saratoga office.

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An Oakland escape with canyon views

August 31, 2018

Where: 1 Oakwood Court, Oakland, CA 94611

Tucked away in the Oakland Hills, this canyon property provides a peaceful, dramatic and elegant experience. The multi-leveled home has plenty to offer, with its tree-house feel, awe-inspiring canyon views, and open living spaces featuring skylights and vaulted ceilings. The kitchen is built for a chef and boasts a waterfall marble island. The owner’s suite offers hardwood floors, a private deck to take in canyon views and personal fireplace. This suite is fully equipped, featuring a roomy walk-in closet, dual sinks, a spacious shower with two shower heads, and a substantial sunken soaking bath with a view overlooking the canyon. On top of it all, this home features a full wine cellar and Z-wave switches, giving owners complete control of lighting.

Ideal for entertaining friends and family as well as tranquil time alone, this Alameda County abode is the best of both worlds.

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Stop by to see the spectacular views from this luxurious property during our open house this Sunday, September 2,  running from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The property is listed at $1,495,000 by The Gunderman Group of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Oakland Hills – Montclair Village office.

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Featured home: 268 Drummond Drive in Hayward

February 23, 2018

A Mediterranean marvel with extensive upgrades

Where: 268 Drummond Drive, Hayward, CA 94542 (listing | tour)
Stamped with Standard Pacific’s signature of quality and situated in Stonebrae’s prestigious country club, this Mediterranean-style residence has been extensively upgraded throughout. The main house includes a charming courtyard entry with an iron gate and stone finish hearth fireplace, as well as a spacious floor plan and high-end finishes. In addition to the main house, the property also boasts a beautiful guest house that can provide a personal space for family and friends to stay.
Top-quality upgrades in the home include decorative arched doorways and alcoves, crown molding, plantation shutters, natural stone tiles flooring, luxurious carpeting and distinctive light fixtures, to name a few. Situated on a premium lot with wrought-iron fencing, natural stone and a stamped concrete patio, this Alameda County marvel features two pergolas and stunning views of the East Bay canyons you need to see to believe.
The 3,619 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 beds
  • 5 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Tile flooring
  • Fireplace
  • Extensive upgrades throughout

Listed at $1,299,999 by Stephanie Tice of the Danville/Blackhawk office.
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Featured home: 6485 El Capitan Way

December 22, 2017

Exquisite Craftsman beckons in Alameda County


Where: 6485 El Capitan Way, Livermore, CA 94551 (listing | tour)
Built on a premium corner lot with large side yard access, this stunning home in Livermore offers a spacious interior with beautiful tile flooring and an open floor plan. The sizable kitchen boasts elegant granite countertops, as well as a built-in desk. Throughout the home you’ll find upgraded features, including a built-in sound system, glass front doors, gas fireplace, and stylish flooring. Outside, the back yard is a prime spot for gatherings of friends and family, offering a private patio area, entertaining deck, trellis, pool and spa.
Complete with solar energy, this impressive Alameda County property is one you don’t want to miss.
The 2,380 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 beds
  • 3 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Pool and spa area
  • Solar energy options
  • Fireplace

Listed at $899,000 by Miranda Mattos of the Pleasanton/Livermore Valley office.
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Featured home: 47 Silver Oaks Court in Pleasanton

December 1, 2017

An contemporary oasis in Alameda County


Where: 47 Silver Oaks Court, Pleasanton, CA 94566 (tour | listing)
Resting high on a bluff in an oak-studded canyon, this new, one-of-a-kind home offers incredible architectural details and an exclusive location. Designed as a contemporary Mediterranean, this property boasts stunning interior features including white oak floors, an expansive great room with 22-foot high ceilings and a gourmet kitchen with quartzite countertops and a chevron tile backsplash. Plus, you can take in the captivating views of the surrounding natural landscape from every window.
Conveniently located just minutes from schools, downtown Pleasanton, and dozens of award-winning wineries, this gated estate offers a lifestyle experience at the pinnacle of luxury.
The 6,186 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 beds
  • 6 baths
  • Attached 4-car garage
  • Hardwood, marble and tile flooring
  • Gourmet kitchen
  • Covered patio
  • Private, gated entrance

Listed at $4,250,000 by Tim McGuire of the Pleasanton/Livermore Valley office.
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Featured home: 2076 Pulsar Avenue in Livermore

September 1, 2017

Merging luxury with location in Livermore


Where: 2076 Pulsar Avenue, Livermore, CA, 94550 (Listing | Tour)
Those searching for comfort, luxury and location will feel at home in this spacious Livermore property. Its large windows let in plenty of natural light, and the beautifully maintained landscaping and exterior brick accents give the home stunning curb appeal.
Lush carpeting extends throughout the spacious formal living room, dining room and family room. An updated kitchen opens into the breakfast area and comes complete with a six-burner gas range with an oversized oven, plus a pantry, dishwasher, breakfast bar, ample stone counters and a center island.
Buyers will also enjoy a roomy owner’s suite with a sitting area, walk-in-closets and updated en-suite with a soaking tub. The three additional bedrooms offer plenty of space for the family, a home office and guests.
A spacious deck and backyard with beautiful landscaping makes entertaining outside easy and enjoyable. Located in South Livermore, the new homeowners will be close to schools and various leisure opportunities, including parks, shops and wineries.
The 3,316 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 baths
  • Updated owner’s suite
  • Attached 3-car garage and oversized detached 1-car garage

Listed as $1,250,000 by Sally Blaze of the Pleasanton/Livermore Valley office.
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Featured home: 5682 Sunset Creek Court in Pleasanton

June 30, 2017

A fantastic location offering quiet and comfort


Where: 5682 Sunset Creek Court, Pleasanton, CA 94566 (Listing | Tour)
Built in 2008, this gorgeous home sits in a quiet location adjacent to the desirable Bridle Creek and Sycamore Heights neighborhoods. The nearly half-acre lot includes an incredible in-ground pool and spa, covered patio, outdoor kitchen and entertainment area as well as marvelous landscaping. Views of the surrounding hills and Pleasanton Ridge are available from the front and rear grounds, as well as from the home’s balconies. Master suites both upstairs and downstairs offer plenty of space and a relaxing ambiance.
Positioned in a highly sought-after area near the exceptional Mission Hills Park and within walking distance of downtown Pleasanton, this home in Alameda County is as fantastic as its location.
The 5,147 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 beds
  • 5 baths
  • Attached 3-car garage
  • Hardwood and marble flooring
  • Heated in-ground pool and spa
  • Game room

Listed as $2,395,000 by Blaise Lofland of the Pleasanton/Livermore Valley office.