Featured home: 18900 Graystone Lane in San Jose

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.

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Featured home: 6979 Hollow Lake Way in San Jose

A distinguished hilltop estate with sweeping views and room to spare

FoyerWhere: 6979 Hollow Lake Way, San Jose (listing | tour)

Tour this property at our Open House this Sat. Aug. 27 from 1:30-4:30 p.m.

The well-designed residence offers luxurious elegance and an intimate atmosphere with integrated common areas including an office, a bonus/entertainment room, and five bedroom suites, all laid out over approximately 5,744 square feet of light-filled living space. Immaculate finishes include soaring ceilings, maple flooring, granite counters, extensive use of crown molding, recessed lighting, a grand circular maple staircase, and oil bronze railings along the patios and exterior of the home.

The finest lot in the development, the approximately 1.04 acre property features a large, flat, fenced-in backyard with a paver patio, lawn area, and an arbor with bench. With Almaden Quicksilver County Park open space set behind the neighborhood, the property is imbued with a peaceful, bucolic ambiance.

A paver driveway flanked by columns leads to the front of the residence punctuated by a front porch and columns. Once inside, the main level of the home offers:

  • Double front doors opening to the marble entryway featuring a fantastic soaring high domed ceiling with skylight.
  • Magnificent living room offering a decorative high ceiling, a chandelier, gas fireplace, a wall of view windows, and sliding glass door to the back patio and yard.
  • Large formal dining room featuring two built-in cabinets with glass fronts for displaying glassware and china.
  • Gourmet chef’s kitchen offering maple cabinets, granite counter tops, garden window, a large fan-shaped center island with sink and space for counter top dining, plus an additional granite counter top built-in seating area. Amenities include a Thermador hood and gas range, KitchenAid 48-inch built-in refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, and trash compactor.
  • An adjacent large pantry includes built-in shelves, and a built-in large desk is with granite counter top and cabinets.
  • Open to the kitchen, the breakfast nook surrounded by circular windows, sky limited views and features a decorative circular ceiling, and a sliding glass door to an outdoor patio seating area.
  • Huge step-down family room highlighted by a bay wall of windows.
  • Den/entertainment room offering a coffered ceiling and bay wall of windows.
  • Double glass doors from the entry lead to the well-appointed office featuring high ceilings and tall windows.
  • Downstairs bedroom suite with an entryway, bedroom with sliding glass door to a balcony offering hill views, and an en suite bathroom with marble shower. With a private exterior entrance, this suite would serve well as guest quarters or a multi-generational living area.
  • Powder room conveniently located by front entry.
  • Spacious laundry room with cabinets, sink, washer/dryer, and room for storage.

The central circular staircase leads to the second floor, featuring:

  • Large maple landing and den with built-in desk.
  • Double French doors opening to the master suite offering a bedroom, seating area with a door to the private balcony with stunning views, and two large walk-in closets with cedar lining. The en suite bathroom includes a spa tub with marble surround, large dual-head shower with jets and bench, and dual-sink vanity.
  • Three additional bedroom suites all featuring large walk-in closet and attached full bathroom with tub.
  • Laundry chute to the main level laundry area.

Additional features include:

  • Clay tile roof offering longer usable life
  • Oversized, attached three-car garage with finished floor and built-in cabinets.
  • Ample storage throughout including linen and coat closets (some cedar-lined), plus a large storage room under the stairs.
  • Solid interior doors.
  • Security alarm system, Intercom system, Central vacuum.
  • Award-winning schools: Williams, Bret Harte, Leland.

Offered at $3,580,000 by Joseph Yen of Alain Pinel Realtors – Saratoga

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OPEN HOUSE: 6793 Elwood Road in San Jose

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CUSTOM ALMADEN ESTATE

Where: 6793 Elwood Road in San Jose (listing | virtual tour)
Open: Sunday, November 1st, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Exquisite estate in Almaden that has been beautifully remodeled. Flooded with nature light through large picture windows, this five bedroom, five bath home is sure to captivate the most discerning visitor. With mahogany hardwood floors, large family room with wet bar, chef’s kitchen, master bedroom on the first floor, spa-like bath, private office, bonus room, and upstairs laundry, it has it all. The large 1/5+/- acre lot with seasonal creek also has large slate patios, entertainment areas, built-in BBQ area with wet bar, and pool/spa is perfect for indoor / outdoor California living.

This home is listed by Amy McCafferty of Alain Pinel Realtors Los Gatos.

Offered at: $3,425,000

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