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A Craftsman Masterpiece in Alameda’s East End

March 23, 2018

Where: 1518 High Street, Alameda, CA 94501
Step inside this historic gem to find beautiful craftsmanship, exquisite design and unparalleled restoration work. The playful, circular floor plan with spacious rooms that flow seamlessly into one another are complimented by the numerous bay windows that allow ample light to pour in. Along with the aesthetic charms and whimsical accents, this home offers a host of modern conveniences that make it as functional as it is jaw-dropping. It’s no wonder Pottery Barn chose to do a catalog photo shoot here, or that Alameda Magazine decided to feature its completely renovated kitchen.
View our slideshow to see more of the home’s incredible features.
Check out the full listing for more details.
Stop by this Sunday, March 25 or next Sunday, April 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. to tour this gorgeous property for yourself during our open houses. Or join us on Tuesday, March 27 for our Brokers’ Tour from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. during our #aprcoffeecart open house.
This home is listed at $1,495,000 by The Gunderman Group of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Oakland Hills-Montclair Village office.
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Featured home: 145 El Monte Court in Los Altos

March 2, 2018

A quiet escape in Santa Clara County

Where: 145 El Monte Court, Los Altos, CA 94022 (listing | tour)
Situated in a tree-lined cul-de-sac in North Los Altos, this lovely home offers a prime location in a highly sought-after area, with walkability to Village shopping and dining venues, schools, major commute routes and local parks. Inside the home you’ll find hardwood flooring, crown molding, several new lighting fixtures as well as a freshly-painted interior. The luxurious chefs kitchen includes abundant cabinetry with granite tile counters, high-end appliances, recessed lighting and a personal breakfast area. Dual closets, an updated en suite bathroom, crown molding, and access to a private patio all await you in the home’s stunning master suite.
Head outside to the backyard where you’ll find fruit trees, separate patios, a garden and lush landscaping. On top of these fantastic features, the privacy of this area makes it the quiet haven for al fresco entertaining,
Exceptionally designed and built in a quiet location, this Los Altos property is the perfect mix of cozy and convenient.
The 1,856 square-foot home and property include:

  • 3 beds
  • 2 baths
  • Attached garage
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • Private backyard patio and garden area

See why we love this beautiful home—take a tour  this Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Listed at $2,750,000 by Carol & Graham Sangster of the Los Altos office.
See more homes for sale in Los Altos | Learn more about the Los Altos community.


 

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Featured home: 21311 Sarahills Drive in Saratoga

February 16, 2018

Phenomenal French country architecture In Santa Clara County


Where: 21311 Sarahills Drive, Saratoga, CA 95070 (listing | tour)
With a custom design by renowned builder David Flick, this stunning French country-style home offers exquisite detail and privacy in Saratoga. The home’s interior possesses a rare elegance and warmth, and includes large picture windows that allow an abundance of light and views of the surrounding sunny gardens and oak tree canopy. Enter the patio and veranda through two large, beautiful French doors and enjoy indoor-outdoor entertaining in your home’s salon.
Inside the home, the exceptional layout creates a seamless flow from the chefs kitchen and dining area into the family room. On the lower level, the home’s office leads to a bonus room with a separate entrance to the backyard. On top of it all, the estate boasts its own temperature-controlled wine room, the epitome of luxury.
The 4,337 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 beds
  • 5 baths
  • Detached garage
  • Gated entry
  • Salon, veranda and patio
  • Temperature-controlled wine room

See all of this and more this weekend during our open house, Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Listed at $3,599,000 by the Nevis and Ardizzone Team of the Los Gatos office.
View more homes for sale in Santa Clara County | Learn more about the Saratoga community.


 
 

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Featured home: 5823 Cannes Place in San Jose

January 5, 2018

Sweeping views in Silver Creek Valley


Where: 5823 Cannes Place, San Jose, CA 95138 (listing | tour)
A gorgeous estate with incredible views of Santa Clara County, this nearly 4,000 square-foot home offers plenty of privacy in the highly sought-after Silver Creek Valley neighborhood. Upon entering the home, you are greeted by a stunning spiral staircase and open floor plan with spacious family and living areas that boast cathedral ceilings and triple-crown molding. The kitchen was designed for entertaining guests and is highlighted by granite countertops, a sizable center island and maple cabinetry. Upstairs, the master bedroom suite offers a luxurious fireplace, sit-in area and private balcony with breathtaking views. Outside the home you’ll find a substantial backyard and large patio area.
With several rooms ready for personalization and its prime location in San Jose, this Silver Creek Valley estate is something you have to see for yourself. And you can at our open houses this weekend, Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The 3,879 square-foot home and property include:

  • 6 beds
  • 6 baths
  • Extended 3-car garage
  • Hardwood and tile flooring
  • Vaulted ceilings

Listed at $1,880,000 by Kerry Sexton of the San Jose-Almaden Valley office.
View more homes for sale in Santa Clara County | Learn more about the San Jose-Silver Creek community.

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Featured home: 427 Green Hills Drive in Millbrae

December 8, 2017

An elegant abode in San Mateo County


Where: 427 Green Hills Drive, Millbrae, CA 94030 (listing | tour)
Tucked away at the end of a cul-de-sac, this wonderful home offers luxury living with plenty of privacy. The bright and capacious interior includes a formal living room with dramatic, two-story vaulted ceilings, as well as a formal dining room that opens to the rear deck and lush landscaping. The chef’s kitchen offers gorgeous granite finishes, a sizable center island and a breakfast area. The adjoining family room makes this section of the home an ideal place for entertaining friends and family. Upstairs, the master suite includes a gas-log fireplace, walk-in closets and a private balcony, along with an enormous master bath with beautiful finishes. Outside, you’ll find a lovely rear patio as well as a spacious deck and spa.
With an outstanding location near downtown shopping, BART, Caltrain and exceptional  schools, this home in Millbrae checks off all the boxes for buyers looking to live a luxury lifestyle.
The 2,360 square-foot home and property include:

  • 3 beds
  • 3 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Chef’s kitchen
  • Fireplaces
  • Back deck with spa

Listed at $1,725,000 by Joanne Norris of the Burlingame office.
Take a tour of this stunning property for yourself at this weekend’s open houses, running Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4 p.m
View more homes for sale in Millbrae | Learn more about the Millbrae community.


 
 

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Featured home: 291 Hyde Park Avenue in San Carlos

November 3, 2017

A remarkable Mediterranean in Devonshire Canyon


Where: 291 Hyde Park Avenue, San Carlos, CA 94070 (listing | tour)
Designed with superb details and finishes, this exquisite home in San Mateo County is stunning both inside and out. As you enter the home you’re greeted by a gorgeous two-story foyer complete with a curved staircase and natural limestone flooring. The main floor contains separate living and family room areas, a formal dining room, and a spacious kitchen with a pantry and powder room.
The upper level of the home offers three bedrooms, each with a set of French doors that open to private balcony areas. The lower level of the home includes a basement for use as a media room or whatever suits your needs. Outside, a beautifully finished patio with ample space, French-tile roofing, and elegant, colored stucco highlight the home’s exterior.
See this incredible estate up close at our open house, this Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The 3,395 square-foot home and property include:

  • 3 bedroms
  • 3 baths
  • Attached 2-car garage
  • Stone and hardwood flooring
  • Private balcony areas
  • Media room
  • Foyer with curved staircase

Listed at $3,488,000 by Chris Anderson of the Menlo Park office.
View more homes for sale in San Carlos | Learn more about the San Carlos community.

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Featured home: 18900 Graystone Lane in San Jose

October 27, 2017

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.
View more homes for sale in San Jose | Learn more about the San Jose-Almaden community.


 

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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.
View more homes for sale in San Ramon | Learn more about the Contra Costa community.

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Featured home: 102 Humboldt Avenue in San Anselmo

October 6, 2017

A charming estate with prodigious views


Where: 102 Humboldt Avenue, San Anselmo, CA 94960 (listing | tour)
Full of original charm with luxury additions, this home has all the features a San Anselmo home buyer could want. The spacious chef’s kitchen along with the rest of the property provides a substantial amount of room for both family and friends. One of the most impressive features of this wooded escape is the incredible view off the deck and through the staggering floor-to-ceiling windows. Outside you will find a beautiful garden and hot tub, both of which you can enjoy in complete privacy.
Just a short walk from San Anselmo and Fairfax, this home sets the standard for Marin County’s exceptional real estate market.
The 2,081 square-foot home and property include:

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 baths
  • Private parking
  • Hot tub
  • Fireplace

Listed at $1,495,000 by Kimberly Hering of the Corte Madera-Central Marin office.
Come see this home for yourself this Sunday, Oct. 8 at our open house, running from 1 to 4 p.m. The views alone will make it worth the trip.
View more homes for sale in San Anselmo | Learn more about the Marin community.


 

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Featured home: 1599 Hillgrade Avenue in Alamo

September 15, 2017

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