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A historic home and Diablo treasure

February 22, 2019

Where: 2067 Alameda Diablo, Diablo, CA 94528

Built in 1925, this classic Tudor home has been awarded the Diablo Treasure for Historical Preservation, recognizing the significance and style it brings to Contra Costa County. The historic home features a renovated foundation, electrical work and lighting, and offers the perfect blend of artistic craftsmanship and modern amenities. Other features of this property include white oak floors, Carrera marble kitchen counters, a wine cellar and tasting room, brick patio overlooking a Koi pond and creek, and a fireplace adorned with an antique marble mantle.

Under the Mills Act, this historic property has significantly reduced property taxes, making it a multimillion dollar masterpiece unique to luxury homes. Full of history and designed with meticulous attention to detail, this one-of-a-kind home is a true “Diablo Treasure.”

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Take in the history and extravagance of this home during our open house, this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Listed at $2,699,950 by Julianne Chan of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Danville/Blackhawk 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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Sprawling Mediterranean estate in Orinda

January 4, 2019

Where: 9 Gardiner Court, Orinda, CA 94563

At more than 7,200 square feet, this stunning Mediterranean estate boasts panoramic views from nearly every room, as well as impeccable finishes throughout. This home offers six bedrooms, including a luxurious master suite on the second level and an additional master suite on the main level, ideally suited for extended family or guests. The gourmet kitchen features two islands, ample space and commercial grade appliances. With its private setting, gorgeous views and close proximity to award-winning schools and local transit, this property is an incredible find in Contra Costa County.

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Listed at $3,495,000 by Alan Marks of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Orinda office.

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Awe-inspiring aesthetic in Avanti Heights

December 14, 2018

Where: 3019 Montbretia Way, San Ramon, CA 94582

Exquisitely designed and decorated with more than $600,000 worth of upgrades and furniture, this property is situated on a generous and professionally landscaped 9,719 square-foot lot in Contra Costa County. Outside of the home you’ll find a magnificent pool, elevated spa, intimate outdoor kitchen and a patio with a fire pit lounge area. Inspired by and envisioned for the most discerning buyers, this one-of-a-kind residence redefines elegance in the highly sought-after Avanti Heights neighborhood and offers the ultimate in California living.

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The property is listed at $1,995,000 by Stephanie Tice of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Danville / Blackhawk Office

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Featured home: 740 Hap Arnold Street in Antioch

January 26, 2018

Contra Costa contemporary comfort with luxurious touches


Where: 740 Hap Arnold Street, Antioch, CA 94509 (listing | tour)
This contemporary home in Antioch offers luxurious touches throughout. The formal living room and dining room stand out with gorgeous plantation shutters. Granite countertops, beautiful cabinetry, and high-end appliances highlight the spacious kitchen, which also boasts its own wine refrigerator. The family room features hardwood flooring and a fireplace, as well as large glass doors that open up to your private backyard. Outside, the sizable pool and patio space with plush landscaping becomes a personal oasis for you and your family.
Designed with an attention to detail and privacy in mind, this distinctive property in Antioch is a wonderful piece of modern real estate.
The 2,077 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 beds
  • 3 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • Master suite with upgraded master bath
  • Fireplace
  • Back patio and pool area

Listed at $529,950 by Hollie Guillory of the Walnut Creek office.
View more homes for sale in Antioch | Learn more about the Antioch community.

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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: 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.
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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.
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