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Among the foothills in Almaden Valley

April 5, 2019

Where: 20061 Mann Oak Court, San Jose, CA 95120

A dramatic tiled entry and soaring high ceiling with skylights lead the way into this remarkable custom home nestled in a semi-private Almaden Valley setting. Views of the surrounding area and foothills are viewable from every room of this remarkable home. With four bedrooms, two-and-one-half baths and more than approximately 4,600 square feet of living space, this incredible San Jose property offers all the comforts of living and stunning interior design.

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Listed at $2,325,000 by Emilie Highley and Mike Moresco of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Los Gatos office.

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An architectural gem in Old Palo Alto

March 29, 2019

Where: 2121 Byron Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301

This classic home in premier Old Palo Alto has been transformed into a modern day architectural gem, exquisitely remodeled with sophisticated style and designer touches. Brazilian walnut floors, extensive use of marble, crisp millwork, and designer fixtures and hardware all highlight the home’s chic interior. The fantastic open floor concept includes a layout that flows to an enchanting outdoor setting.

In addition to the spacious main house, the property’s garage has been converted into a studio/cottage that includes a full bath. With an enviable setting in this prestigious Palo Alto neighborhood just moments from downtown and top area schools, this home is a fantastic find in Santa Clara County.

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Listed at $4,250,000 by Sherry Bucolo of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Palo Alto office.

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Spectacular villa retreat in San Mateo

March 22, 2019

Where: 212 Eaton Road, #31, San Mateo CA, 94402

Located inside a Santa Barbara Spanish-style building in the Baywood neighborhood, this breathtaking penthouse unit offers classic architecture blended with modern luxuries. Featuring three bedrooms and two baths, the spacious unit includes your own private rooftop deck with panoramic views, as well as a fountain rose garden outside.

The living room boasts a 15-foot exposed wood-beam ceiling and a gorgeous layout. Hardwood floors, dramatic picture windows, arched wooden doors, crown molding and incredible detailing are just a few of the many reasons this villa retreat is one of the most highly desirable pieces of real estate in San Mateo County.

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Listed at $1,398,000 by Que Foor of Alain Pinel Realtors’ San Mateo office.

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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.

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

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Hillside living on Santa Rosa Drive

March 1, 2019

Where: 440 Santa Rosa Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95032

Located in a prestigious neighborhood on Santa Rosa Drive, this one-of-a-kind masterpiece offers unparalleled views of the Santa Clara Valley and the Santa Cruz mountains. Its hillside setting offers a serene and private lifestyle only minutes away from downtown Los Gatos. Meticulously maintained, the inside of the home offers endless luxurious details, including pristine wood floors, soaring ceilings, oversized windows offering abundant lighting and a personal wine cellar.

The kitchen features granite slab counters and backsplash, cherry cabinetry, a walk-in pantry, enormous center island, Viking Professional convection ovens, and more. Throughout the home you’ll find the perfect blend of California elegance and quality craftsmanship. There’s nothing quite like living lavishly on this Santa Clara County hillside.

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Listed at $3,950,000 by Therese Swan of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Los Gatos office.

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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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Style and sophistication in San Jose

February 15, 2019

Where: 9065 Village View Loop, San Jose, CA 95135

Located in the highly desirable Village Valle Vista, this luxurious condominium offers three bedrooms, two baths and plenty of space. Upgraded throughout, the property includes a fireplace, built-in wine cooler, ample lighting and a well-designed open floor plan. The home’s kitchen features custom tiling, a stainless-steel double sink, dry bar and brand new high-end appliances. Other upgrades in this space include hickory flooring, detailed crown molding and plantation shutters.

Outside, the back patio includes upgraded lighting, a gorgeous water feature and a beautiful view. Part of a 55+ community, the home boasts elegance and sophistication in San Jose.

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Listed at $1,250,000 by Ashley Aguilar of Alain Pinel Realtors’ San Jose – Almaden Valley office.

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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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A Willow Glen wonder near Canoas Park

January 25, 2019

Where: 901 Kingfisher Drive, San Jose, CA 95125

A beautifully remodeled ranch home in one of San Jose’s most desirable neighborhoods, 901 Kingfisher Drive offers meticulous updates throughout and an exceptional modern touch. The spacious living room includes a cozy fireplace as well as gleaming hardwood flooring. In the kitchen you’ll find a large island, breakfast bar, granite countertops, recessed lighting and the finest appliances. The home’s luxurious baths offer modern aesthetics, including frameless barn-shower doors, rain showers, polished chrome plumbing and light fixtures, and gorgeous tile flooring.

Outside, the landscaped yard and patio space are ideal for summer entertaining. The exterior stone trim and oversized driveway take the property’s curb appeal to a whole new level. Located near historic Lincoln Avenue shopping district, beautiful parks and San Jose tech hubs, this home is a Willow Glen wonder.

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Listed at $1,098,000 by Que Foor of Alain Pinel Realtors’ San Mateo office.

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