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ISSUE 2.6 PUBLISHERS Tammy Smith 925.984.4804 • tammy@lhmeb.com Tim Crenshaw 650.996.6549 • tim@lhmsvp.com ART DIRECTOR Jeff Clinton • info@lhmeb.com

The Frazzano Team The Kehrig Team Jou Jou Chawla The Pat Burgess Team Carole Cline | Jodi Berg Anita Ramchandani George & Lily Yin  Pat Cox Tyler Hargan | Julie Fiske Greg Jackson Doug Anderson Bill Finnegan Tracy Pisenti Celeste Pacelli Sammy Hastings | April Duarte

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Panoramic 360 degree views. Magnificent 5 bedroom, 4 full and 2 half bath, 5 car garage gated estate on a premier hill-top Blackhawk lot. Stunning formals, exquisite family and patio rooms, luxurious master suite, and fully paneled office. Fenced pool, spa, trellises, gazebo, outdoor kitchen, and much more. $5,998,238

Phenomenal custom 6 bedroom, 5 full and 2 half bath estate on a gorgeous creek-side setting with stunning pool, spa, and sauna in backyard. Luxurious 1st floor master suite. Exquisite attention to detail. Magnificent kitchen and family room. Huge paneled game room. Separate Au Pair suite with kitchen. 5 car garage. $2,448,238 Primary Logo

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LOCATED IN AVIGNON NEIGHBORHOOD JUST LISTED! Peaceful setting at the end of a long private driveway. 5BD + Media/Bonus Room, 3.5BA, 4,035sf. On a 19,042sf. Lot. Main level offers an office, formal living & dining room with wood flooring and upgraded tiled entry. The open design offers a large kitchen with breakfast nook, large island & spacious family room. Master suite offers a large walk-in closet, bath with multiple vanities & updated tile. The secluded backyard offers a large patio with arbor, sports area and looks to the hills and walking trail.

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Up for sale is an amazing 61,522 sq ft lot situated in the Ridgemont area of the Oakland Hills. This prime piece of property is the last available lot out of its tract. It has sweeping views of the entire West Side with San Francisco, Bay Bridge, and Downtown Oakland. Build your dream home and watch a stunning sunset everyday. 13643 Campus Drive, # Lot 1O2 | $724,5OO

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Lily & George Yin

Lily: Broker/Loan Officer George: PhD/Broker Associate/Loan Officer

510.366.9618 lily@CAEliteRE.com | George@CAEliteRE.Com www.CAEliteRE.com

GEORGE: CalBRE# 01484754 NMLS#352533 / LILY CalBRE# 01923632 NMLS#995352

Elegant Custom Home in Blackhawk Fabulous custom estate. Oversize great room with magnificent cast iron doors to the park like backyard. Gourmet kitchen. 5054 Blackhawk Drive | 4 Bed / 3.5 Bath | 6,000 SF Offered at $2,299,950

Private San Francisco Listing Not on MLS Exclusive Private Sale!! 3 unit Luxur y property in San Francisco. Newly remodeled, 3 units located in the heart of central Richmond District! 2 units are currently owner occupied, one unit generates $69,000 annual rental income. Endless possibilities!! Call Lily to schedule showing! 26th Avenue, San Francisco 10 large bedrooms / 7 baths | 6300 SF Offered at $2,888,888

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Jim Walberg & Ann Marie Nugent The Bay Area Team

Specializing In Luxury Estates & Global Properties 925.260.8800 | 925.260.8883 www.TheBayAreaTeam.com

Mediterr anean Masterpiece

WALNUT CREEK | $2,000,000 | www.1549SpringbrookRd.com

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his Mediterranean-inspired hillside estate offers grand entertaining space, a well appointed interior, and tiered floor plan accessible through its own elevator. The 4,694 Sq. Ft. home, on a 1.47 acre lot has 5 bedrooms, 3.5+ bathrooms and is embraced by extensive outdoor venues for enjoyment and relaxation including a pool with outdoor shower, hot tub, expansive terrace, lower balcony, and private meditation garden. Conveniently located to downtown Walnut Creek and Lafayette shopping and dining.

Lynnewood Estate

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estled high on the Pleasanton Ridge on 4.97 acres is Lynnewood Estate. This sprawling west side hills property offers 4,256 sq. ft. of living space with 5 bedrooms and 4 baths. The grounds consist of towering trees, stable and corral, oversized workshop, a potential secondary dwelling, pool, and connects to the Pleasanton Ridge Park. A peaceful setting for those wanting a country life style, yet with easy access to both 680 and 580 fwys, top rated schools and the charming Main Street in downtown Pleasanton.


199 Whispering Trees Lane, Danville Westside Estate on ~.88 acre flat lot! Solar energy, irrigation well, Nana doors, loggia, huge yard, plentiful entertaining areas. ~6400 sqft, 5BR/3BA/2half baths. Close to Iron Horse Trail & top schools! Offered at $3,299,000

55 Red Fir Court, Blackhawk Totally remodeled 4BR, 3.5BA (~3775 sqft). Hardwood floors & plush carpet, chef ’s island kitchen, large master suite w/fireplace. Fine finishes throughout! Parklike rear grounds! Offered at $1,679,000

20 La Vista Way, Danville Beautiful 4BR/3.5BA home in Cameo Crest. Great floorplan with spacious living areas, soaring ceilings & 3 fireplaces. Large, romantic master suite with fireplace. Plantation shutters, hardwood floors, granite island kitchen, & lovely rear grounds! Offered at $1,388,000

Pat Cox

601 Sycamore Valley Road Danville, CA 9452

TheCoxTeam.com

925-963-6404 Pat@TheCoxTeam.com CalBRE# 00635222

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Julie Fiske 925.360.2620

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Tyler Hargan 925.247.4454

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25 Frogs Leap Way, Orinda

Offered at $2,650,000 5 BR/4.5 BA, 3,845 square feet www.23frogsleapway.com

Offered at $2,650,000 5 BR + office/4.5 BA, 4,026 square feet www.25frogsleapway.com

1727 Lacassie Ave, Walnut Creek

86 Oakridge Ct, Blackhawk

Residences offered from $925,000 - $1,115,000 2 BR/2 BA, 1,260 - 1,490 square feet www.1727lacassie.com

Recently sold for $2,300,000 5 BR/4.5 BA, 4,751 square feet www.86oakridgect.com

call us today for a private tour! 925.322.1408

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Blackhawk 5371 Blackhawk Drive Simply stunning 5BR/4.5BA contemporary Blackhawk estate with more than 5280± sq. ft. of living space! Mt. Diablo & hillside views abound from this expansive 17,550± sq. ft. lot overlooking the picturesque ponds of the 9th hole of Blackhawk’s famed Falls Golf Course. The dramatic, open & flowing first floor features formal living & dining rooms, lounge area with bar, gorgeous updated chef’s kitchen, 2BR/1.5BA, pool, spa & private rear yard. Upstairs includes a large master suite plus two additional bedrooms & baths.

Offered at $2,398,000 | 5371BlackhawkDr.com


Exquisite U pper Happy V alley Estate! 5 BEDROOMS + OFFICE | 4.5 BATHS | LOFT/BONUS ROOM | 0.51+ LOT | 4,725+ SQ. FT. | BUILT 2002 | 500+ BOTTLE WINE CELLAR

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pectacular estate in Lafayette’s coveted Upper Happy Valley offers an abundance of amenities in a casual yet elegant setting with rich finishes, expansive open rooms, formal entertaining spaces, private bedroom retreats, and a beautifully designed private outdoor venue featuring solar-heated pool and spa, fire pit, built-in BBQ, flagstone patios, and walkways. Set back from the street and surrounded by lush and mature landscaping, the circular driveway provides an inviting entrance on a more than half-acre lot that features five bedrooms, four and a half baths, with office, wine cellar, loft/bonus room, and main level

guest/au pair bedroom. A true retreat yet only a few minutes from Highway 24, BART, downtown Lafayette, trails, the Lafayette Reservoir as well as top-rated schools!. 1123UpperHappyValley.com

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AWARD WINNING REALTOR 925.878.6603 Stella@pacunion.com www.StellaTsakonas.com CalbRE# 01363574

$2,995,000


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Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture Inspired / Livermore Valley Views 1921 Clover Court Pleasanton Offered at $2,995,000

Exquisite 4 Bedroom- 4 Bath, 4 FP – 6,079 SF | Panoramic views of entire Livermore Valley – Terraced Gardens – Balconies and Patios Great for Entertaining, Amazing Chef ’s Kitchen | Top-of-the-line appliances, stone and wood flooring | Bonus Room and AU-Pair Suite

Custom Estate in Ruby Hills

Livermore Valley Vineyard Property

Pleasanton Offered at $2,548,000

Livermore Offered at $598,000

2 Master Suites downstairs and upstairs plus large bonus/music room. Beautiful natural wood floors throughout. Large lot backs to open space and golf course. Entertainers dream home.

10+ acre parcel with grape producing vineyard of Syrah, Viognier and Malbec grapes. Call for information on this property and other Livermore Vineyards and Land options.

Gerarda Stocking ALC/Broker/Owner

925.200.6988 gerardastocking@yahoo.com www.gerardastocking.com CalBRE# 00586995

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Luxurious Living in Blackhawk Country Club

DANVILLE Offered at $ 3,739,888

Private Setting with Beautiful Views

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mpeccable quality and craftsmanship are present throughout this estate which is tucked away on a manicured acre providing both views as well as privacy. Tastefully remodeled and updated over the last few years, no detail has been overlooked. Luxury finishes abound and with over 6600 square feet of living space this home is perfectly designed for everyday living as well as elegant entertaining. Just a few of the noteworthy touches are the custom millwork throughout, extraordinary fixtures from Walnut Creek Lighting, an abundance of built-in cabinetry by Precision Cabinets and recently retrofitted LED lighting. This high-tech residence also features a fully integrated Crestron automation system which enables the control of audio, video, lighting, climate as well as security wherever you may find yourself. The versatile floor plan features six bedrooms and five and one half baths. Two bedrooms with en suite bath are located on the main level. The fully equipped gourmet kitchen is outfitted with Wolf, Sub Zero, Bosch and Fisher Paykel appliances and is fit for the most discerning Chef. The kitchen flows seamlessly into the family and game rooms creating an inviting indoor environment for entertaining. The grounds are also an entertainer’s paradise with extensive patios, deck, lighting, pristine landscaping as well as a large pool and spa area. Years of thoughtful planning and execution have created a masterful design for hosting gatherings from 200+ to an intimate dinner for eight adjacent to the outdoor fireplace.

Doug Anderson

(925) 570-0611 Doug@TriValleyLife.com CalBRE# 01165309

Explore much more of this beautiful estate at‌

1130EagleNestCourt.com

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Welcome to 5209 Blackhawk Drive, one of the most recognized and admired homes in Blackhawk Country Club. Located on the Third Fairway of the Lake Course, the home has unparalleled quality and craftsmanship rarely found in today’s market. The home has 5 bedroom suites including separate guest suite with kitchen, 7 ½ baths, 6 car garage, pool, spa and cabana!

BLACKHAWK Offered at $3,750,000

Bill Finnegan 925.438.2012 bfinn@apr.com www.billfinnegan.com CalBRE# 00458343

Felix “FJ” Boston

Farmers Insurance Agency owner for over 24 years Numerous achievement clubs — Toppers & Masters Club Rotary member for over 20 years California General licensed B contractor Texas Auction Academy graduate Retired USAR Lt. Colonel, pilot and airplane owner Deployed to Iraq, 2007 - 2008 B.A. Business Management, M.A. Political Science Over 10 different markets for Homeowners Insurance.

Protecting What Matters Most Thelma Boston

6 year old English Labrador ARF Therapy pet Visits Kaiser and John Muir hospitals Weighs 85lbs on diet dog food

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Innovation, passion, and results

‘Tis the season to make your dream home a reality.

- Happy Holidays

This time of year brings to mind those things in life that are most important. It reminds us to focus on all of the good things around us. We at Intero wish you and your family warm holiday Greetings and a healthy, prosperous and happy New Year ahead!

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TRACY PISENTI ~ PROUDLY PRESENTS 25 ROSS COURT DANVILLE

Gracious Executive Home For Lease or Sale www.25RossCourt.com 5 bedrooms + huge bonus room, 3.5 bath, 3 car garage. Beautiful home with grand entry, volume ceilings, elegant formal living room and dining room, spacious gourmet chef’s kitchen and great room with sliding glass doors opening to a peaceful and very private backyard with custom stone gas fireplace, inviting barbeque island, and two spacious side yards.

35 Vailwood Court – Spectacular View Property – SOLD!

223 Scotts Mill Court – SOLD in 5 days!

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Interested in selling? I am here to give you the advantage over the competition that will make a difference in your success. Call me today to get the Paragon advantage!

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CELESTE PACELLI ~ Wishes You A Happy Holiday and A Great 2016!

34 KIMBERLEY PLACE, ALAMO

154 CHANTICLEER LANE, ALAMO

1625 CAMPESINO COURT, ALAMO

50 VISTA LANE, ALAMO

Offered at $2,245,000 | www.34KimberleyPlace.com 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath with appx. 4850 sq. ft. situated on a large corner lot and cul-de-sac

Price Upon Request | www.1625CampesinoCourt.com Exquisite French Chateau! 6 Bedrooms, 5 full baths & 1 half bath, Appx. 7500 sq. ft.

Offered at $1,779,900 | www.154ChanticleerLane.com Stunning remodel in Round Hill North. 4500+ sq. ft. offers 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths.

Offered at $1,459,000 | www.50VistaLane.com Beautifully Updated 5 Bedrooms, 4 full baths, Approx. 3150 sq. ft. Gourmet kitchen.

Bringing business acumen to your home sale or purchase. Whether buying or selling, you’ll want Celeste on your side of the negotiating table. Exceptional service | Exceptional results | Exceptional experience!

Celeste Pacelli, QSC,CDPE Broker Associate

925.395.1511

celeste@celestepacelli.com www.celestepacelli.com


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