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Hilltop home near downtown Lafayette

February 8, 2019

Where: 70 Leslyn Lane, Lafayette, CA 94549

Offering the ultimate in privacy, security and views, this exclusive estate sits on a 7.35-acre lot at the end of a private lane. Inside, the gourmet kitchen and adjacent breakfast nook feature a direct look at Mount Diablo scenery. The family room boasts an open-beam ceiling and stone fireplace, while the spacious living room and dining room open up to a gorgeous backyard and patio area. This backyard space offers luxuries ideal for entertaining, including a sparkling swimming pool, spa and shaded terrace viewable from the home’s master-suite balcony.

Located on a hilltop near downtown Lafayette, the freeway, BART and top-rated schools, this secluded property is a fantastic find in Contra Costa County.

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Check out the views and luxurious layout of the property during this Sunday’s open house, running from 1 to 4 p.m.

Listed at $2,750,000 by Jim Colhoun of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Orinda office.

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An extraordinary Blackhawk estate

January 18, 2019

Where: 5360 Blackhawk Drive, Danville, CA 94506

One of the finest estate homes in the area, this approximately 5,470 square-foot home is superbly designed for entertaining and family living. Situated on more than half an acre, the spacious home offers panoramic views of the Falls Golf Course and surrounding hills from many of the rooms. The home also features a dramatic entryway, honed marble flooring, soaring cathedral ceilings and walls of wood-cased windows. Outside, you’ll find a rear yard that’s an entertainer’s dream, including a sparkling pool and spa, waterfall, new deck and surround sound system.

Stunning both inside and out, this incredible estate is a buyer’s paradise in Contra Costa County.

See the full listing and take a tour of the property yourself during this weekend’s open houses, running Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Listed at $2,675,000 by Bonne Wersel of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Danville/Blackhawk office.

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Featured home: 165 Arbor View Lane in Lafayette

January 12, 2018

Superior craftsmanship in a Tuscan villa


Where: 165 Arbor View Lane, Lafayette, CA 94549 (listing | tour)
Built with exquisite finishes and impeccable design, this airy home in Lafayette features high ceilings throughout, impressive attention to detail, and beautiful views at every turn. European Oak floors lead you from the foyer to the gourmet kitchen that includes a sizable island and gorgeous cabinetry. A spacious great room boasts an incredible floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. The stunning master suite is your own private escape, offering a fireplace, immense walk in closet, and luxurious master bath. An expansive loggia lets you enjoy the outdoors no matter the weather, and the endless design opportunities for the backyard allow the buyer to customize the outdoor space to fit his or her needs.
A masterpiece of an estate in Contra Costa County, this Tuscan villa is nothing short of a showstopper.
The 4,785 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 beds
  • 6 baths
  • Attached 3-car garage
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • Wine cellar
  • Multiple fireplaces
  • Loggia

Listed at $2,995,000 by Karen Richardson of the Orinda office.
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Featured home: 472 Constitution Drive in Danville

December 29, 2017

Stunning views and endless amenities in Contra Costa County

Where: 472 Constitution Drive, Danville, CA 94526 (listing | tour)
Sitting in a private cul-de-sac, this elegant home offers incredible views of Mt. Diablo and luxurious amenities throughout. Inside the home you’ll find a gourmet kitchen, large dining room, four bedrooms and a tech center. Designed with spacious rooms and vaulted ceilings, this home is an equipped for hosting large groups of family and friends, as well as for any storage needs.
Outside, a substantial workshop able to fit a car gives the owner design opportunities for whatever their need may be. The back of the home is your own personal paradise, with an extensive patio and luxurious pool and spa. Located near top schools with access to an easy commute, this home is one of the best Danville has to offer.
The 3,276 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 beds
  • 2 baths
  • Attached garage and space for RV parking
  • Marble and tile flooring
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Workshop
  • Pool and spa

Listed at $1,899,000 by Julianne Chan of the Danville/Blackhawk office.
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Featured home: 230 Lark Lane in Alamo

November 10, 2017

An astonishing estate with endless amenities


Where: 230 Lark Lane, Alamo, CA 94507 (listing | tour)
Nestled in a gated community on more than two acres of perfectly manicured grounds, this luxurious estate offers old Hollywood charm along with sweeping hillside views. Inside the home you’ll find spacious bedrooms and two master suites, beautiful tile and hardwood flooring, your own personal library and a wine room for all your favorite vintages. Outside, the home offers an ideal space for entertaining friends and family. This includes a pool and spa as well as a sizable seating area with views of the surrounding hills.
An additional guest house provides an exemplary space for a live-in nanny, in-laws or whatever fits your needs. Just a few minutes away from restaurants, shopping, schools, walking trails and freeway access, this private property in Contra Costa County is something you won’t want to miss.
The 7,285 square-foot home and property include:

  • 6 beds
  • 6 baths
  • Attached 3-car garage
  • Additional guest house
  • Pool and spa
  • Wine room
  • Library
  • Hardwood and tile flooring

Listed at $3,595,000 by Janna Chestnut of the Pleasanton/Livermore Valley office.
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Featured home: 977 Snyder Lane in Walnut Creek

September 22, 2017

A newly remodeled entertainer’s dream


Where: 977 Snyder Lane, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 (listing | tour)
Ideal for effortless entertaining, this home in Contra Costa County features an open floor plan and gourmet kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, quartz counters, walk-in-pantry, gas range and center island breakfast bar. LaCantina folding glass doors allow for a seamless transition from indoor to outdoor living, opening onto an oversized deck and built-in barbecue overlooking a lush backyard. Inside, white oak hardwood floors accent other luxury features, including new, plush carpeting, dual pane windows and skylights appearing throughout. A wet bar and wine refrigerator accompany the spacious family room, which is highlighted by vaulted ceilings.
Located close to major highways and BART, buyers have easy access to pristine biking and hiking trails, stores, restaurants and schools, creating the perfect opportunity for non-stop entertainment. Full of new and updated amenities, this estate in the highly sought-after Northgate neighborhood won’t be on the market for long.
The 2,649 square-foot home and property include:
• 4 bedrooms
• 3 baths
• Attached 2-car garage
• Hardwood and tile flooring
• Wine cooler
• Gourmet kitchen
Listed as $1,250,000 by Melanie Kozak of the Walnut Creek office.
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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: 76 Bunce Meadows Drive in Alamo

August 11, 2017

A cozy Craftsman with optimal indoor and outdoor living space

Where: 76 Bunce Meadows Drive, Alamo, CA 94507 (listing | tour)
This beautiful single-story Craftsman home sits on .96 acres in Contra Costa County. Recently remodeled, the clean style carries throughout the home with features in the kitchen such as Carerra-look stone counters and authentic tiled backsplash, farmhouse sink, stainless appliances, and large walk-in pantry with a sliding barn door. Hardwood floors extend throughout the open living room, comfortable dining room, and bedrooms giving the home a finished and coherent feel. The owner’s suite rests in its own wing and includes a spacious walk-in closet and newly remodeled en-suite with backyard access. Homeowners who love the outdoors will enjoy the home’s large pool, spa and horse barn with a paddock and separate entry. A quaint shed and plenty of space in the yard for play and entertaining make outdoor living an ideal way for homeowners and guests to spend their time.
The 3,208 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Separate horse barn and paddock
  • Swimming pool and spa

Listed at $1,699,900 by Andrea Scott  of the Danville/Blackhawk office.
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Featured home: 4338 Quail Run Lane in Danville

April 7, 2017

Hilltop escape with million-dollar views
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Where: 4338 Quail Run Lane, Danville, CA 94506 (Listing | Tour)
Located on 1.6 acres of incredible hilltops in Danville, this contemporary estate sits in a small enclave of only six homes, providing complete privacy. The landscape offers beautiful panoramic views and is an ideal spot for a large vineyard or olive orchard. Inside the home, hardwood floors, wall-to-wall carpeting, and high vaulted ceilings accentuate the home’s luxury design. An enormous game room and impressive swimming pool are just a few of the amenities that add to this exceptional property.
With access to schools in the highly-recognized San Ramon Valley School District, it’s tough to beat this Contra Costa County gem.
The 5,400 square-foot home and property include:

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 4 baths
  • 3-car garage
  • Master suite and master bath
  • Hardwood/tile flooring
  • High Vaulted ceilings
  • Swimming pool

Listed as $2,399,000 by Lou Plummer of the Danville/Blackhawk office