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: 9485 Thunderbird Place in San Ramon

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

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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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.

View more homes for sale in Walnut Creek | Learn more about the Walnut Creek community.

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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