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For aerial video and photos visit www.115StephanieLane.com Majestic 9500+/- sqft. 5 bedroom suite masterpiece set on 1.5 acres masterfully designed in European style with French antiquities, fountains, and expansive lawns irrigated by a 1700 gallon well. This property is spectacular at night with hundreds of light features yet sustainable with solar modules. 2 Bedroom, 2 bath guest house, Finnish sauna, outdoor kitchen and dining pavilion, library, bonus rooms, 6 car oversized garage with motor court.
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Stunning top of the hill estate with panoramic views. 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 5749± sq.ft. on .66± of an acre. Flexible living with 3 master suites; 2 upstairs and 1 downstairs. 6th bedroom could be large bonus room with separate staircase. Pool and spa with far reaching views.
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90 Wild Oak Court, Blackhawk
Stunning Wendt Ranch Estate home with amazing upgrades! 5 Bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 4074± sq.ft. 2 stone fireplaces. Shutters. Fountain courtyard. Fantastic lot with complete privacy, grass area & patios. Gourmet kitchen, glass cabinetry, marble countertops, mosaic tile backsplash. Hardwood floors. Master bathroom remodel.
Inside the main gates of Blackhawk is this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom beauty. Formal dining and living room. Welldesigned kitchen opens to sunny nook and spacious family room with brick fireplace. Convenient den downstairs with built-ins. Master with 3 spare bedrooms up. Private rear yard with large grass area and multiple patios.
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Most attractive location in the Diablo Country Club! 4 bedroom, 3 full and 2 half bath home with exquisite architectural details. Gated entry, immaculate grounds, and mature wooded setting on 0.89 acres. Sparkling pool with panoramic views of the golf course and mountain vistas. Wonderful master on first floor. Private cart path to golf course. $4,988,238
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“This was our third Real Estate transaction with Phyllis and Peter, and once again it was a total success, and we couldn’t be more pleased. They were patient and knowledgeable, and found us the perfect new home. We appreciated their honesty, sincerity and professionalism every step of the way, and look forward to working with them again someday. Phyllis and Peter are awesome and make a great team! We highly recommend them to anyone looking to buy or sell their home.” Scott and Donna McKibben, Chateau Heights, Pleasanton Pleasanton
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“Prior to putting our home on the market we interviewed several well respected realtors. After our first meeting with Peter and Phyllis we knew we had found the team with a great marketing plan and strategy for representing our home. Peter and Phyllis were exceptionally hands on and professional in every detail. They were very and capable negotiators, and always worked to protect our overall interests. Our goals were their first priority, not the sale. We set a new sales record in terms of price for our area and feel this is due to the effective marketing and representation offered by Peter and Phyllis. They are a great team and we are happy to recommend them to anyone looking to sell their home.” Bob and Kathleen Holmgren, Kottinger Ranch
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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 $1,719,000
102 Leafield Road, Danville Magee Ranch! 5BR+office/4.5BA. Gourmet kitchen, stainless appliances, extensive hardwood, new int. paint, light & bright! Fine finishes throughout! Pool and built-in BBQ. Backs to open space! Offered at $1,625,000
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1209 Machado Place, Pleasanton PRICE UPON REQUEST
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5BD + Master Retreat/Office 4.5 BA 4,755sf. on a 1/2 Acre Lot. Open floor plan with top of the line upgrades and finishes. The inviting entry offers travertine tile with custom inlay opening to the formal living room with vaulted ceilings. Main level offers a guest suite with full bathroom & a private office with custom built in cabinets. Upstairs offers a Jack & Jill bedroom/bathroom set up. Master suite offers a large seating area around fireplace, top of the line amenities in bath, walk-in closet & retreat/office/gym off master bedroom. Guest House offers a large living room, full kitchen and private bedroom/ bath. The back yard offers a sparkling pool with covered patio, large lawn and incredible views on a private lot.
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ocated at the end of a private road only minutes from quaint downtown Lafayette, this exquisite one of a kind estate enjoys superior high-end appointments with tremendous attention to quality and detail throughout. This stunning 4,460+/- square foot home offers 4 bedrooms plus an office and 4 ½ bathrooms and is located on a breathtaking 2.81+/- acre parcel that takes in unparalleled views of Mount Diablo and beyond. The expansive grounds include an outdoor kitchen, outdoor movie screen, infinity pool, spa and flat yard area making this home an entertainer’s dream. While you will enjoy the convenience of downtown Lafayette, you will also be moments from distinguished Lafayette schools, freeway, BART and the Lafayette Reservoir.
810 MOUNTAIN VIEW DRIVE L AFAYETTE OFFERED AT $3,795,0 0 0
his gracious, light-filled 5,818+/square foot home is bestowed with refined character and enhanced by numerous upgrades for comfortable everyday living. Completed in 2006, this 5 bedroom + office, 5 bathroom Moraga estate built by Branagh is a splendid combination of classical beauty and sophisticated elegance. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from this captivating 6.6+/- acre parcel that provides the ultimate spot for entertaining and freshair enjoyments as well as plenty of land for horses, a guest retreat and/or a vineyard. Located on a quiet private road only minutes from top rated K-8 Moraga schools, shopping, hiking/biking trails and Rancho Laguna Park.
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Breathtaking Mediterranean Style Estate European, luxurious, sleek opulent paradise with glorious views. Newly built, finest materials, ecological in prestigious Glorietta vicinage close to downtown. Hiding in the garden is a cottage 5 Owl Hill Court, Orinda Offered at $3,295,000 ala Hansel and Gretel w/kitchen, bath, loft & basement.
Executive Luxurious Dream Home One of the best streets in Alamo. Ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Remodeled. Gourmet Kitchen opens to pool, spa with waterfalls. Separate wing w/TV, office, bed and bath. 97 Bunce Meadows Drive, Alamo Offered at $1,878,000 Ideal location near Roundhill Country Club, shopping, freeways & schools.
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u x ur y beg ins here in this 5 bed room, plus of f ice – 1 bed room w it h pr ivate bat h and of f ice downsta irs and 4½ bathrooms (1½ bathrooms downstairs). Exquisite, updated kitchen with granite slab counters, t u mble d t i le ba c k spl a sh a nd Travertine Tile flooring. Park-like setting backyard… This home is perfect for entertaining, inside and out.
2620 Camino Segur a Pleasanton
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his Stunning 4 Bedroom (2 Master Suites), 3½ Bath Home is Located in one of Pleasanton’s Desirable Neighborhoods. This Charming Home was Built in 1985 with Approximately 2,961 sf+/of Living Space and Situated on a Spacious 7,000 sf +/- Lot. C lose to Histor ic Dow ntow n Pleasanton, Pleasanton’s Top Rated Schools, Playground, Shopping F r e e w a y, R e s t a u r a n t s , A c e Train Station, Alameda County Fairgrounds and More!
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Luxurious Living in Blackhawk Country Club
DANVILLE Offered at $3,989,888
Private Setting with Beautiful Views
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 builtin 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 entertainerâ€™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.
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JUST LISTED | Danville | 42 La Gonda Court | $1,195,000 | 42LaGondaCt.com Charming Westside rancher on a sprawling 16,200± sq. ft. private level lot! Boasting a desirable cul-de-sac location, this one-story 4BR/2BA home includes an updated kitchen with granite countertops, hardwood floors, open-beam living room with cozy fireplace, dual-paned windows, newer roof and HVAC system, sparkling pool and detached office. Walking distance to town, San Ramon Valley High School and convenient commute location.
SOLD | Pleasanton | 399 Oak Lane | $1,200,000 | 399OakLane.com Historic Castlewood Country Club location on a large 27,556± sq. ft. private golf course lot. Spacious 2,492± sq. ft. one-story 3BR/3BA floor plan with updated chef’s kitchen and two master suites. Pleasanton schools, close to town, and ideal commute location.
2 H a r t f o r d r oa d o r i n da OFFERED AT $1,495,0 0 0 Updated North Orinda mid-century with 3062 square feet, 4 bdrms, 3.5 bths on 1.09 scenic acres with mature oak trees, and incredible views of Mt. Diablo and the Las Trampas Foothills. Light-filled open floor plan, easy access to several outdoor living and entertaining areas, pool, and outdoor fireplace. Spacious master retreat has wrap around balcony, and large private deck with stunning vistas. Kitchen features white cabinetry, granite countertops, stainless appliances including Subzero refrigerator/freezer, GE electric flat cooktop with professional hood, Frigidaire proseries dishwasher, oven, microwave, warming drawer, trash compactor, and dining area with built-in banquette. 2HartfordRoadOrinda.com
8 C a m i n o d el d iablo o ri n da O FFERED AT $2,10 0,0 0 0 Totally rebuilt in 2002 by MGHG Designs, known internationally for their innovative and unique design, this 3322 sf contemporary home on .45 acre with 4 bdrms, 5.5 bthrms, impeccable design, architectural finishes and fabulous open floor plan for indoor/outdoor living and entertaining. Chefâ€™s kitchen with top of the line appliances. An amazing space with the kitchen opening to the great room, informal dining, and large deck overlooking pool and backyard. Privacy with gated security entrance, outdoor audio speaker system, 50â€™ saltwater lap pool and spa with automatic cover, covered lower patio, upper deck with automatic awning, koi pond, and mature landscaping, drought tolerant plantings, and native trees. 8CaminoDelDiabloOrinda.com
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Private Sanctuary at...
Almond Country Estate ∞ Old World Design on 22 Acres ∞ 120 Tons of Montana Granite ∞ Hand Plastered 14” Walls ∞ 17 Foot Ceilings ∞ Reclaimed Clear Western Red Cedar Beams ∞ Clerestory Beveled Windows ∞ Old World Water Tower Terrace ∞ Captivating Pool with Elevated Spa ∞ Award Winning Barn ∞ Irrigation from Domestic and Agricultural Wells ∞ Substantial Income for the Gentleman Farmer
Almond Country Estate is a private sanctuary located in California’s Central Valley with close proximity to San Francisco’s East Bay and a short drive to Napa Valley, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite and the Monterey Peninsula. The 4 bedroom, 4 bath, plus studio country estate boasts 8,825 square foot residence including covered porches, terrace, lanai and garages. Its pool, elevated spa, fountains, lanai and spectacular landscaping combine to create a sprawling outdoor space. Outside its gated walls is a 20 acre high income producing almond orchard complete with an award winning barn. The property is served by two wells, a high tech irrigation system and sits on one of the world’s largest aquifers. Shown by appointment only. Price upon request.
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Exquisite French Chateau with the ultimate in luxury! 6 Bedrooms, 5 full baths & 1 half bath, Approx. 7440 sq. ft. www.1625CampesinoCourt.com
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Surrounded by beautiful Redwood trees situated on a serene cul de sac, this updated home boasts 5 bedrooms, 3 full remodeled baths, and approx. 3000 sq. ft. Expansive grounds of over ½ acre with pool, spa, spacious grassy area and large patio space. The 5th bedroom is conveniently located on the opposite end of the house from other bedrooms; ideal for guests, au pair, or an office with a breathtaking view.
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53 Oakwood Road, Orinda • Premium New Const��ction
Incredible high-end new construction! Luxury home builder, Bay Vista Development, in conjunction with distinguished architect, Alan Page, have created this premium 4BR/3.5BA, 3,936± sq. ft. custom home with a detached 266± sq. ft. guest house (with full bath) showcasing an unprecedented level of fit & finish, impeccable design (including many “green” elements & exceptional technology) & stunning craftsmanship. The .63± acre oak-studded parcel is tucked at the end of a cul-de-sac & includes Peter Koenig designed landscape.
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4 Ridge Lane, Orinda • One-of-a-Kind Ret�eat
This architecturally significant 5BR/4.5BA, 4750± sq. ft. Sleepy Hollow retreat was built by notable architect, William Turnbull, and showcases incredible indoor/outdoor design, superior construction, high level fit/finish, and exceptional minimalist characteristics. Tucked on a 2.53± acre parcel, surrounded by protected EBMUD watershed lands, this magnificent property features a rare combination of level land, stunning gardens and panoramic Eastern and Western facing views.
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