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Featured home: 15668 Bohlman Road in Saratoga

October 14, 2016

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 Open Homes Notable Listings / Sales

Featured home: 6979 Hollow Lake Way in San Jose

August 26, 2016

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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Notable Listings / Sales

Featured home: 22395 Diericx Court in Mountain View

August 12, 2016

Mountain View family comfort in a park-like setting

38391771Where: 22395 Diericx Court, Mountain View (listing | tour)
This stunning home on its large cul-de-sac lot is like owning your own private park in one of Mountain View’s most coveted areas, served by popular Huff School.
In addition to the three roomy bedrooms, the home offers an isolated fourth room perfect for guests, home office or family room. The newly remodeled family kitchen boasts gorgeous marble counters (including center island) and stainless steel appliances. A family area includes a gas fireplace, and in the sunny living room, you will find the second fireplace. The formal dining room includes a bay window, which offers a view of the back yard. This expansive yard, shaded by majestic trees, is perfect for private relaxation or epic entertaining.
Close to Stevens Creek Trail access, schools the YMCA, Cuesta Park and more, all tucked away on a serene court that is a joy to live on.
Other amenities include: front entry court, side storage area, garage with epoxy floor, hardwood floors, air conditioning, an impressive formal entry, many skylights, recessed lighting and countless other special touches, inside and out.
Offered at: $2,195,000. Listed by Tori Ann Atwell of Alain Pinel Realtors, Los Altos
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