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Here is a sampling of our extensive sales...
66 Hampton, Piedmont, CA
This rare mid-century classic by architect Hammarberg has been completely renovated and remodeled from top to bottom.
Centrally located in Piedmont and across from "Bear " park, this home is close to schools and transportation. Sited on a large corner lot for maximum privacy and best light, the home is a true refuge. The house wraps around a central courtyard and absolutely defines indoor-outdoor flow. Sophisticated finishes, eco-friendly improvements, this 4 bedroom/ 4.5 bath home is the jewel of Piedmont.
4924 Webster St. Oakland, CA (Temescal neighborhood)
This gorgeous light filled 1904 farmhouse was rebuilt from the foundation up in 2007. Its original 9.5 foot ceilings and farmhouse charm remain intact, but with the luxury of all new systems. 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms, plus a study/play area. Eat-in kitchen opens to level patio and garden. Walking distance to the best of urban Temescal, but secluded and serene, tucked down a long private driveway. Large garden with workshop and fruit trees com
841 San Luis Rd, Berkeley, CA (North Berkeley)
LIST PRICE: $975,000
SOLD PRICE: $1,437,000
"Life is not that complicated. You just have to find the beauty and simplicity in life. And it's not all that hard to find. Look at butterflies, dew, the oaks." - Henry Hill, architect
Designed by renowned Bay Area modernist architect Henry Hill, this rustic 'hidden gem' is a quintessential mid-century Berkeley home. Surrounded by oaks and native California plants, this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home is elevated above the street and surrounded by four decks, which allow for both privacy and spectacular bay views. Henry Hill is known for the “Redwood post and beam” style incorporating the rustic, woodsy philosophy and sleek lines aesthetic often associated with European Modernism.
Henry Hill helped define the woodsy "Second Bay Tradition," which combined the rigors of the International Style with regional, vernacular influences. Hill was best described by architecture writer, Dave Weinstein, as a "flamboyant Modernist”. He was probably the only Second Bay Tradition architect whose work could be described as witty. A Hill house is often whimsical, as was Henry Hill himself. Hill's architecture is romantic and dramatic, emphasizing light and shadow, views and natural textures.
SOLD: 1546 Shafter Ave. Oakland, CA (Temescal)
LIST: $925,000 - SOLD: $1,130,000 (22% over the list price)
A rare opportunity to own a townhome built in 2006 at Temescal Station. This elegant townhome blends upscale living with the vibrant energy of Temescal and offers terrific separation of spaces. Level 1 features the guest bedroom/office space suite and private bath with glass sliding door to private enclosed patio; level 2 features floor to ceiling 10' windows in living room, an open dining area to the kitchen, perfect for entertaining; level 3 is dedicated solely to 2 luxurious bedrooms, each with en-suite bathroom. With natural light that floods through the many windows and skylights, this 3-bedroom, 3.5 bath townhome has a great feel with its soaring ceilings. You could be the second owner of this must-see home! Location, location, location! Close to vibrant and boutique places like Homeroom, Oakland Yard Wine shop, Subrosa coffee, Off the Grid Lot, Mama’s Royal. MacArthur BART is less than 5 blocks away. Check out why Temescal is often called Oakland's "Gourmet Ghetto".
547 Merritt Avenue, Oakland, CA (Haddon Hill)
Haddon HIll has several treasures and this Penthouse is one of them! It is a home with own 2 car garage and private entrance. This stunning 2 story town home has awe inspiring lake and city vistas. Just steps away from Lake Merritt, Lakeshore and Grand Lake shops and fine restaurants.
Dual master suites, home office, den, gourmet kitchen and magnificent in & outdoor entertainment areas.
A view lovers dream home!
7200 Thorndale, Oakland (Montclair)
SOLD: $ 1,100,000
Nestled in the Trees! This one of a kind 2,143 sq ft single level one owner home w/ an open floor plan & walls of windows, is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath Montclair treasure. Many characteristics include cork flooring, vaulted wood ceilings, large bedrooms, laundry room, 2 car garage & off street parking.
861 Station Place, Berkeley, CA 94707 (North Berkeley)
SOLD: $ 1,100,000
This thoughtfully renovated 2 bedroom/2 bath California Bungalow is ideally located close to Solano Avenue, shops and restaurants. With a wonderful indoor/outdoor flow, inviting patio and garden, renovated kitchen, it is great for entertaining. Updated and modern where you need it but still keeping the period details throughout.
3405 Wisconsin St, Oakland (Upper Dimond Neighborhood)
SOLD: $ 1,020,000
This wonderful 3 bedroom, 2 bath Ranch style home has an updated kitchen overlooking the dining room w/built-in wood oven,. Two family rooms, huge laundry room, 2 car garage with workshop offer many places to spread out, relax or entertain. Huge side deck with pergola, stone patio, a hidden garden and drought-tolerant plants make the outside living a dream.
321 Perkins, Avenue, Oakland, CA (Adams Point)
LIST: $839,000 - SOLD : $950.000
We represented the seller. Pending in 14 days! Sold for 13% over list price
This 3 bedroom/2 bath Craftsman home in the heart of Adams Point is a timeless beauty offering the charm of the Arts and Crafts era with the durability, energy-efficiency and comfort of a modern home.
The best of both worlds….the old world charm of a craftsman with the uber cool remodels of kitchen and baths make this home the prize of Adams Point. Kitchen designed by Oakland based Paragon Studios and highlighted in Oakland Magazine.
Thanks to the grey water system and solar panels, one can live smart with a high standard of quality and sustainability. Close to Lake Merritt, Farmers Market, restaurants and transportation…living is easy at 321 Perkins.
720 San Carlos Avenue, Albany, CA
SOLD $ 935,000
This Albany gem is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home on a very desirable street. English garden in the backyard with cottage perfect for office or artist retreat. Kitchen was recently remodeled with lots of storage.
585 Wesley Ave., Oakland, CA (Haddon Hill neighborhood)
List: $837,500 - Sold: $877,000
Received 3 offers & went into contract even before a sign went up!
True harmony with the landscape brings privacy to this Haddon Hill Bungalow. This charming 3 bedroom/1 bath home makes the most of the Bungalow style. True to form, this home shines with original charm showcasing hardwood floors and the charming built-ins. Mix it up with a gas converted fireplace, newer roof, dual pane windows, an electric car charger, an updated bathroom & kitchen and you have a house to come home to. This 1925 Bungalow sits in a coveted, sweet, quiet neighborhood just steps from the action of Grand Lake and the beauty of Lake Merritt.
"Honest evaluation along with thoughtful suggestions to increase value. Their knowledge of local crafts people to complete the work, on time and under budget was immeasurable." ~ testimonial from seller
3920 Randolph Ave., Oakland, CA (Glenview)
Sold: $ 840,000
This home is on one of Glenview’s most coveted streets. A well maintained and charming craftsman bungalow with a great floor plan. Beautifully updated while maintaining all of vintage details of the early 1900’s, the home is has a split level floor plan, an eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room & a family room that opens to a park like backyard!
787 Neilson Street, Berkeley, CA (Thousand Oaks neighborhood)
LIST PRICE: $695,000 SOLD PRICE: $825,000 (18.5% over the list price)
Vintage Charmer in Thousand Oaks
First time on the market in 45 years, this 1929 two bedroom, one bath Berkeley bungalow is not too big, not too small, and feels like home. You’ll find the magic of its original construction as you enter the living room with hardwood floors, built-in bookshelves, decorative fireplace and lots of windows that allow the sunshine to radiate throughout the space. Steps up to the master bedroom gives a nice separation of living and private space. The vintage kitchen offers lots of potential, add the cozy dining room off the kitchen with a door to the backyard and let your imagination harken back to a time when separation of space was preferred for privacy. This home has great potential. Anchored in the Thousand Oaks neighborhood and a block and a half from bustling Solano Avenue, it’s absolutely charming.
2012 Rose Street, Berkeley (North Berkeley)
SOLD: $ 795,000
Location, Location, Location! Amazing private retreat in the Heart of North Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto neighborhood. This 2 bedroom, 1+ bath home features hardwood and ceramic tile floors as well as custom crafted woodwork providing a timeless “arts & crafts” style and elegance to the home. Outfitted with hardwood floors, elevated and box beam ceilings, original built-ins, wood burning fireplace, this home has vintage charm. It is a great home for entertaining with a large formal living room, kitchen with breakfast/dining nook, and ½ bath on the first floor. Up to the second floor to find the master bedroom with built-ins, a full bath and a second bedroom with a loft and view of the Bay. Nestled on a tree lined street in Gourmet Ghetto just minutes from the UC Berkeley, grocery stores, and the famous restaurants that make up what is known as the birthplace of California cuisine, this wonderful, well-loved home is marketed for the first time in 17 years.
4198 Maple Avenue, Oakland, CA (Lincoln Highlands)
Lincoln Highlands is in the very desireable Oakland hills. This charming 1957 home was meticulously maintained, sold in it's original & in pristine condition. The 3 bedroom/ 2 bath home has random plank hardwood floors, dual pane windows and a fresh coat of paint inside. The large dining area has a built in barbeque and a cozy fireplace in family room. Only one owner for 59 years, this home is a real find!
SOLD: 720 35th Street, Richmond, CA (North & East Neighborhood)
List Price: $575,000 Sold: $725,000 (26% over list price)
Welcome to this charming Cape Cod-style home. It radiates tons of character and is located in the distinctive and popular North & East neighborhood in Richmond. This eye-catching 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1942 bungalow invokes feelings of warmth, coziness and nostalgia - a sense of "home". Step into the living room with gleaming hardwood floors, sparking dual-pane windows, cozy fireplace and built-in blinds. The kitchen has a gas stove, space for a breakfast nook and through an open window over the sink the “bonus” family space is revealed. There’s a great view through the glass sliding doors in the family room of the large, privately fenced back yard. The flow of this home is efficient and easy. Near Clinton Hill, this home is exactly what you have been searching for!
322 Hanover St., #203, Oakland, CA (China Hill Neighborhood)
This "home in the sky" is a coveted 2 bedroom/2 bath Hanover Terrace condo located just steps away from everything Lake Merritt, Lakeshore and Grand Avenue have to offer. With views of Oakland's city lights and Lake Merritt off of the oversized deck, it is an entertaining delight. This Condo has an open and flexible floor plan with wood burning fireplace, ample storage, large bedrooms, in-unit washer and dryer hookups plus one gated parking space for a car. Easy BART and freeway access.
3143 Monticello Avenue, Oakland (Maxwell Park)
List Price: $588,000- Sold Price: $700,000 (Sold 19% over the list price in 9 days!)
A Spanish Revival Charmer with graceful curves and arches, white stucco exterior and iron work railings, this home offers southern exposure with sweeping views. Located on a sweet street in the heart of Maxwell Park neighborhood in Oakland, 3143 Monticello is perfectly situated for those who want serenity in the city.
Built in 1925, this 3 bedroom 1 bath home has a great layout that takes full advantage of the hills, neighborhood and bay views. A home designed to savor a sunset with a large picture window that floods the room with light and landscapes. Hardwood floors continue into the formal dining room with built-ins and custom wood walls.
SOLD: 1546 138th Ave., San Leandro, CA
LIST: $610,000 - SOLD: $685,000 (12% over list price)
This is a sweet Assumption Parish gem in San Leandro. This 1947 two bedroom, one bath home charms all who enter with its original hardwood flooring and wood burning fireplace inviting you to kick back and relax. The bathroom has original tile and there is fresh linoleum flooring in the kitchen. Include Solar Panels (owned), dual pane windows and attached garage with interior access, you'll see why this home stays in your memory. The private fenced-in backyard is perfect to host summer barbecues or picnics with family and friends. The bonus free standing building in the back yard is great for all your hobbies or storage needs. Situated just mins away from the BART, San Leandro downtown, Marina shopping center and Bayfair Mall with quick access to 580/880 Freeway.
1255 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA
List Price: $499,000 - Sold Price: $665,000 (sold 33% over the list price in 13 days)
This Ashby Avenue home welcomes you with eco-friendly bamboo floors in the entry and open living room. With over 1100 square feet, it has a dining room, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, a large eat-in kitchen with laundry area and a bonus artist/office space. Step out to your own private back yard/patio. Front yard is dry garden landscaped. Home has rain barrels and has a grey water system option. The long driveway leads to a spacious, sunny, flat backyard for entertaining, gardening and play. Dual pane windows and central heating add to the comforts of home.
940 Key Route, Albany, CA
Sold: $ 645,000
This home is a beautifully updated MacGregor home with a sunny open floor-plan, a chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances and gleaming hardwood floors. Also included is a separate office, a well maintained yard, an Artist’s barn, greenhouse, shed, FRUIT trees, water fountain, lawn, and more.
5901 Sacramento Ave, Richmond (Richmond Annex)
Listed at $599,000 – sold for $625,000 (4.5% over list price)
This listing went into contract before a sign went up. This seller sold the home to the tenants without having them go through the competitive offer process. A win-win story and no moving truck to hire.
3153 Eastman Avenue, Oakland, CA (Allendale District)
List Price: $410,000 - Sold Price $625,000 (sold 52% over the list price in 13 days)
First time on market in 24 years, this lovingly maintained 2+ bedroom, 1 + bath split level home features original details that add to its unique and wonderful charm. Just steps up to the master and second bedroom and full bath. The gracious living room opens to the dining room making entertaining a pleasure. There is a plus room just steps down off the kitchen which could be the perfect place to use as an office or workshop. Another plus to this great home is the extra storage just off the attached garage. The kitchen windows face the back yard offering views of the garden. French Doors from the breakfast nook lead out to a peaceful backyard paradise with 3 decks to kick back and relax plus 4 raised garden beds for your urban garden.
3226 Star Ave. Oakland (Allendale neighborhood)
Sold 34.5% over the list price
In 2009, Jess, co-founder of Two Mammas’ Vegan Kitchen, fell in love with this Allendale cottage as her home of inspiration and retreat from her busy life. It was also the love of baking apple pies right here in this kitchen that brought the Two Mammas' together. Their story as personal chefs and as a Cottage Foods bakery began here in this cottage. The sunny kitchen has been the source of many dessert experiments. Now, this lovely 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1908 craftsman cottage can be your “cottage of dreams”. This is a home with many energy efficient upgrades including central heating, new dual pane windows, and new insulated fiberglass doors. The remodeled kitchen comes complete with Energy star appliances. Enjoy the tranquility of relaxing under the stars in an outdoor hot tub or entertain friends on the large patio.
732 46th Street, Oakland, CA (Longfellow)
This unique two bedroom/ 1.5 bath private free-standing cottage condo with deeded basement and yard offers a generous and flexible living space. The many windows provide abundant natural light.
Amenities include: the honey-colored Douglas Fir floors, an updated kitchen and bathroom, large closet with room for a home office and a secret garden. The Longfellow district is a fast changing neighborhood adjacent to Temescal, which itself is developing rapidly. Temescal, Uptown & Downtown hot spots are within minutes.
528 Pershing Drive, San Leandro, CA (Best Manor)
This 1938 2 bedroom/ 1 bath home has great character. From original hardwood floors, vintage fireplace and arched doorways to an updated kitchen including pro-inspired gas range, it is a house to call home. Other amenities include an attached garage with inside entrance to the kitchen and separate laundry room. Near BART, parks and commercial district yet all the perks of living in a sweet and desirable neighborhood.
SOLD: 3657 39th Street, Oakland, CA (Laurel)
List Price: $475,000 Sold: $540,000 (14% over the list price)
This adorable 1916 two-bedroom, one bath storybook cottage in the heart of Laurel district has character and charm. This delightful home has wood floors and a fireplace in the living room, an updated kitchen with a built-in wine rack and breakfast bar. The bath features a jetted tub and shower. The master bedroom has sliding doors to your private fenced retreat for indoor/outdoor living. Convenient location in heart of Laurel District, shops, easy access to BART, & quick freeway access, ½ mile from Mills College. In June 2017, the Laurel District was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate.com as one of the "eclectic and vibrant neighborhoods" in Oakland that is "providing building blocks to making the city one of the most sought-after business locations in the Bay Area."
1047 Evelyn Avenue, Albany, CA
Sold: $ 610,000
This home has charm that will totally surprise and enchant you. 1047 Evelyn is a delightful two bedroom, one bath home with warm, inviting living room with beautiful picture window overlooking front garden.
This home features a fabulous kitchen with 2 oven/6 burner DCS range, copper and butcher block counters. French doors open the kitchen to out door dining on the deck, hot tub & magical garden. Large bonus Casita in back w/half bath for office space. Bountiful espalier apple trees & more.
1326 Shattuck Avenue #1, Berkeley, CA (Ghourmet Ghetto)
Quintessential Berkeley Gem in Heart of Gourmet Ghetto, this 1924 Craftsman period condo is a home with great charm. Over a 1000 sq feet one bedroom/ one bath condo has matchstick hardwood floors, original built-ins, recessed tray ceiling, and an in-unit washer & dryer. Additional spaces include a large storage in basement and deeded parking in garage. Close to Philz Coffee, Chez Panisse, Safeway. Minutes from UC Berkeley/BART.
555 10TH STREET, #305, Oakland, CA (Downtown/Old Oakland)
This stylish 2br, 2ba open floor plan condo is in heart of urban Old Oakland just blocks to awesome restaurants, BART, Farmer’s Market, Walk Score is 97! Features newer kitchen with stainless and marble counters, new flooring & designer paint throughout, inner courtyard & recreational room are common amenities.
5637 Rosalind, El Cerrito, CA
Sold: $ 551,000
This is a showcase home in El Cerrito hills. Architect’s design maximizes natural light and indoor-outdoor living: dining room, remodeled kitchen, back bedroom, & even the bath opens to large private garden. Upstairs the master suite opens to a rooftop deck with bay view!
2409 Bonar St, Berkeley, CA (Poet's Corner)
We represented the seller. Pending in 8 days. Sold for 23% over list price
Distinctive Bungalow charm; spacious living/dining room; open floor plan; 2 bedroom home with jack & jill bath; large kitchen, washer/dryer, detached garage. Plenty of space for sun drenched garden in big back yard. Located in the “Poets Corner”, a sweet Berkeley neighborhood.
424 Avon, Unit 3, Oakland, Ca (Rockridge)
List Price: $400,000- Sold: $500,000 (11 offers, 24% over list price)
This 1-bedroom, 1-bath condo is located on a tree-lined street in lower Rockridge and sits side-by-side with the other units in a four-unit complex. Kitchen includes butcher-block counters, glass tile backsplash and stainless-steel appliances. Recessed lighting in the kitchen and living areas gives this home a finished look. The bathroom has stone tile flooring and a tile-surround shower over the bathtub. There is also a partially finished attic space that is great for storage. Common areas include a laundry room, landscaped walkway, garden with 8 fruit trees and sitting area, plus a shared shed for storage. This unit has a Walk Score® ranking of 92! Near great restaurants, BART and many Rockridge and Temescal neighborhood amenities, this condo is one to call home!
424 Avon Street, Unit 4, Oakland, CA (Rockridge)
Listed: $385,000- Sold: $470,000(7 offers, 22% over list price)
This charming 1-bedroom, 1-bath end-unit condo shares only one wall with another unit in this well-maintained fourplex. The kitchen features a fresh look with cabinets, stainless-steel appliances and quartz countertops that were recently replaced in 2017. This freshly painted condo comes with hardwood floors, dual-pane windows, attic insulation and a newer furnace. Sitting at the back of the property adjacent to the shared garden with 8 fruit trees and raised vegetable beds, this home feels like your own private getaway yet it’s so close to the great amenities that Rockridge and Temescal neighborhoods have to offer. Nearby parks include Emerson Elementary School field, Frog Park and Temescal Pool.
2621 Washington St., Alameda, CA
Bright & charming 2 bedroom/1 bath bungalow in coveted East End neighborhood in Alameda. Detached garage and large back yard make this a special home.
4741 Wilkie Street, Oakland, CA (Laurel District)
Updated 2 bedroom 1 bath split level cottage nestled in a park setting. With beautiful hardwood floors, fireplace, bonus room, extra storage, 1 car garage, this home has charm and great functional appeal. The home sit on a 6,700 sq foot lot and has a large deck off of the dining room creating an outdoor living space to adore.
295 Lenox Avenue #304, Oakland, CA (Adams' Point)
List Price: $ 395,000
Sold Price: $ 475,000
We represented the seller. Pending in 8 days! Sold for 17% over list price
Lakeside corner unit with views, spacious master suite, remodeled bathrooms, generous closet space, spacious living room with fireplace and sliders to west facing balcony with downtown Oakland and Lake Merritt views.
3945 Harrison St, #32, Oakland, CA (Piedmont)
This gorgeous sun-filled condo near Piedmont Ave is special! A spacious 2 bedroom/2 bath top floor corner unit boasts a beautifully updated kitchen w/granite counters & stainless steel appliances, floor-to-ceiling windows, tiled entry & large balcony.
650 37th Street, Richmond, CA (North & East)
Berkeley charm in Richmond N & E, next to Clinton Hill! 2 + bedrooms, hardwood floors, updated bathroom, new flooring in kitchen. Newer double pane windows, newer wall heaters. New stone tile downstairs in bonus space.
Large back yard. Easy freeway access.
848 33rd St, Richmond, CA 94804
List: $425,000- Sold: $430,000 (2 offers)
This sun-filled two bedroom, one bath home has fresh interior paint and refinished original hardwood floors. The kitchen is often the center of a home where people like to hang out. This kitchen is super-efficient and sweet and includes a view to the back yard from a window over the sink and a bright and sunny breakfast nook with a built-in hutch. The laundry/utility room, also conveniently located off the kitchen, leads to the versatile back yard. One of the signature elements of this 1929 home is the classic wood burning fireplace that offers a warm glow on a winter night to the living and dining rooms. The windowed bathroom includes a shower over tub and pedestal sink.
425 Orange Street, #211, Oakland, CA (Adams Point)
List Price: $325,00
Sold: $ 387,000
This fabulous stylish 1BR / 1BA condo has a comfortable open layout. The kitchen features splendid quartz countertop with stainless steel backsplash and bamboo cabinets. The flooring has all been updated with CORETec plank flooring in the open kitchen, living/dining areas, 100% wool carpet in bedroom and Carrera marble and tile in the bathroom. The great natural light is accented by several mirrored closets and modern light fixtures. Views include pool, trees, sunsets and a slice of SF. Other amenities include sliding door to veranda, ample closets, updated bath and new screens.
3211 Nevin Ave., Richmond CA (Richmond N & E)
Sold: $ 295,000
Two Bedroom, 1 bath home with beautifully restored hardwood flooring throughout. Kitchen features new tile floor and granite countertops, gas stove and dishwasher. Bathroom has Travertine shower surround and new vanity. Separate laundry room and nice back yard. Walkscore =80, less than 1 mile to BART.
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