Featured home: 343 Durant Way in Mill Valley

Light-filled comfort with enviable views

Where: 343 Durant Way, Mill Valley, CA 94941 (listing | tour)

So close, yet so far away… This peaceful and inviting contemporary home has verdant views to soothe even the most frenetic soul. Vaulted ceilings frame the living/dining room and its copper fireplace. Enjoy the outdoors on the private patio or enclosed sunroom, which overlooks the vast Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The master bedroom suite is conveniently located on the main level. All these comfortable details and sweeping views are located close to Mill Valley’s finest restaurants and top-rated schools. Plus, it makes for an easy commute to San Francisco.

Details:

  • Three bedrooms
  • Three baths
  • 1900+ square feet
  • Built 1973
  • Listing# 21713780

Take in the beautiful views for yourself at an open house Sunday, July 30 from 2:00pm-4:00pm.

Listed at $1,095,000 by Jonathan Marks of the Alain Pinel Realtors Corte Madera – Central Marin office.

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Featured home: 565 Jersey Street in San Francisco

A stately Victorian by the bay

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Where: 565 Jersey Street, San Francisco, CA 94114 (listing | tour)

Ideally situated on Noe Valley’s Jersey Street, this classic house built in 1900 has been completely remodeled into a sophisticated and stylish 2-story home. Although defined by its elegance, this Victorian has an open and inviting layout that maintains the original charm and influences from the period in which it was built. The home’s design flows easily from room to room, creating an abundance of space. The south-facing back garden and courtyard make the perfect place for entertaining your guests and bathing in the San Francisco sunlight.

With a layout that gives the house flexibility and a prime location in a highly-coveted neighborhood, this impressive home on Jersey Street is one of the best the Bay has to offer.

The 1,908 square-foot home and property include:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 3 baths
  • Attached garage
  • Hardwood flooring
  • Fireplace
  • Courtyard and garden

Listed at $2,799,000 by Lance Fulford of the Alain Pinel Realtors San Francisco office.

Featured home: 15084 Gypsy Hill Road in Saratoga

Luxurious home ideal for both entertaining and family life

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Where: 15084 Gypsy Hill Road, Saratoga, CA 95070 (listing | tour)

Thoughtfully designed for those who enjoy luxury with a view, this home sits on 1.27 beautifully manicured acres. The location gives families access to award-winning Saratoga schools in beautiful Santa Clara County.

With the home set far back from the road, the driveway runs past vibrant gardens and a flourishing landscape to a three-car garage. The home itself has room to spare, with 4,956 square feet and four bedrooms and four baths.

Enter the opulent foyer and find soaring ceilings and an elegant staircase leading to the upper level, revealing the caliber of the design. The formal living room, with a custom barrel-vaulted ceiling, and the spacious dining room create an impressive space for entertaining. The kitchen is worthy of a professional chef, featuring a large island, two cooktops (one gas, one electric), two dishwashers, and more. The master suite includes an upscale master bath, as well as a walk-in closet with abundant space. A library, office and three additional en-suites round out a luxurious home.

Exceptional for entertaining and built for the California lifestyle, the rear grounds include:

  • In-ground pool
  • Entertainment terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Flourishing gardens
  • Vegetable and flower beds

Listed at $4,495,000 by David Welton of Alain Pinel Realtors – Saratoga.

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Featured home: 15668 Bohlman Road in Saratoga

Mediterranean home with spellbinding Silicon Valley views

Master PatioWhere: 15668 Bohlman Road, Saratoga (listing | tour)

This elegant, recently remodeled home sits on a picturesque 5.07 acres in Saratoga Hills, boasting spellbinding Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay views. Soak in the sights while relaxing in your oversized spa. Or work out on the sport court and enjoy a round on the putting green. Located just two miles to Downtown Saratoga, 15 miles to Levi’s stadium and a short drive up highway 280 to Stanford.

The grand foyer and living room boast panoramic views through large picture windows, vaulted ceilings and a limestone gas log fireplace. The gourmet kitchen sports several preparation areas, state-of-the-art appliances, a pantry, granite slab counter tops and a large center island with sink and a breakfast area with skylights and access to courtyard.

The spacious family room with vaulted ceilings and surround sound has three sets of French doors leading to a Juliet balcony. In the formal dining room, elegant features abound, with wood beamed ceilings and French doors leading to a private terrace, as well as a custom chandelier, flagstone accent wall and lighted art niches.

Located on the main floor, an exquisite master suite boasts a limestone gas log fireplace and sweeping views of the surrounding landscape. It also includes a spa-inspired bath, exercise room, walk-in closets and a dry sauna.

Plus, this luxurious home also features:

  • Two home offices
  • Wine cellar
  • 4 spacious bedrooms
  • 3 full and 2 half bathrooms
  • Media room with theater seating and projector TV, surround sound and CAT 5 wiring
  • Outdoor kitchen, flagstone patios, multiple entertaining areas and raised vegetable beds
  • Large laundry room with extra storage and utility sink
  • Oversized two car garage with built in storage
  • Close proximity to top schools

Offered at $5,950,000 by Michael Nevis of Alain Pinel Realtors – Los Gatos.

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Featured home: 894 Laurel Ave in Pacific Grove

Colorful Washington Park Craftsman home with artistic charm

37749970Where: 894 Laurel Ave, Pacific Grove (listing | tour)

Ideally located next to Washington Park for observation of the local flora and fauna, this Craftsman style home embodies all that the name implies. Promoting artistic work in all branches of handicraft, from the leaded glass windows to the clean lines and ornate decorative features throughout, this house is a beauty!

Built in 1900, it has been remodeled and updated for modern living. Step through the beautiful front door into a library, flowing into the dining room, featuring display cabinets and a butler’s pantry. The kitchen has a farmer sink, quartzite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, lots of cabinetry with glass fronts and a breakfast nook. The living room features a river rock fireplace with walls of windows overlooking the park.

There are four bedrooms, one downstairs, and there are 2 bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs. The master suite includes a sitting room, dressing room, sun room and an outside deck. The house is nestled in a park-like setting with flowers, ferns and a gazebo.

Listed at $1,399,000 by Jeannie Fromm of Alain Pinel Realtors – Carmel.

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