Featured home: 165 Arbor View Lane in Lafayette

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

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

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

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

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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