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Steven Mavromihalis’s “Bordeaux in Alamo” listing featured by The Drinks Business

US Wine Estate with 5,000 bottle cellar on sale for $25M A palatial 100-acre wine estate that boasts a 5,000 bottle wine cellar and 20-capacity car museum has been put on the market for US$25 million. 10 Serenity Lane is located in Alamo, around 30 miles from San Francisco, and is surrounded by eight acres of “mature” vineyards and also features an underground wine cellar with ...more

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Curbed covers Jackie Care & Aja Aguirre’s Storybook home on festive Picardy Drive

Storybook home on festive Picardy Drive asks $699,000 Christmas in July Photos by Open Homes Photography Once known as Normandy Gardens, the storybook homes dotting Picadry Drive have a special place in the hearts of Oaklanders and architecture geeks alike. Conceived by architect R.C. Hillen, the 70 homes that grace the small stretch were labeled “modest mansions” due to their exceedingly charming English, French, and ...more

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Curbed shows off Donna Conroy’s Moderne in Oakland

Oakland Streamline Moderne asks $929K Loads of 1930s charm here Photos courtesy of Donna Conroy, Pacific Union International Punctuated by curved walls and port hole windows, this circa-1938 homes in Oakland’s Redwood Heights neighborhood blends new and old. While the exterior has been carefully updated to keep its period integrity intact, the interior features contemporary touches that, while failing to fall into the antiseptic renovation ...more

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Curbed features Perry Riani’s Renovated Rockridge Craftsman

Renovated 1914 Rockridge Craftsman asks $2.5 million Plus a cottage guesthouse Photos courtesy of Perry Riani at Pacific Union International The homes in Rockridge, one of the East Bay’s most sought after neighborhoods, were built to house middle-class residents of the 1910s-1920s. Arts and Crafts, Craftsmans, bungalows hodgepodges all made up the bucolic hood. Leap one hundred years into the future and these simple single-family abodes are ...more

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Curbed spotlights Carla Buffington and Maria Cavallo-Merrion’s landmark Oakland listing

Circa-1890 Rockridge Victorian asks $3.9 million [Heart eyes emoji] Photos by Peter Lyons, courtesy of Carla Buffington and Maria Cavallo-Merrion of Pacific Union International Billed as a “landmark residence” in the realtor’s ad, this pre-quake, circa-1890 Victorian comes with loads of curb appeal, period details, and restoration work that San Francisco contractors should be forced to learn. “Working with the renowned architect Douglas Burnham (Envelope A+D) and ...more

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Martha Hill’s Ostwald-designed midcentury-modern in the Oakland Hills captures the attention of Curbed

John Hans Ostwald-designed midcentury-modern asks $985,000 Oakland Hills stunner uses wood, concrete, and glass Photos courtesy of Martha Hill, Pacific Union International Packed with pedigree and beautiful bones, it’s a wonder that this midcentury-modern, perched high in the Oakland Hills, isn’t asking well over $1 million. Fret not—a home this special will most certainly spark a bidding war. Designed in 1959 by noted architect John Hans Ostwald—who conceived this ...more

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Dana Green’s luxurious Orinda listings catches the attention of SF Gate

Walk-through: Orinda estate lives in the lap of luxury Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: Address: 100 Sandhill Road, Orinda. Asking price: $4.75 million. Description: Set on more than 5 pristine acres in Orinda’s Sleepy Hollow neighborhood, this Santa Barbara-inspired estate offers sweeping views of Briones Reservoir and Tilden ridgelines. The ...more

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Jim Walberg featured by Inman

Spring Forward: Jim Walberg on the ‘client touch’ strategy The Bay Area Team’s Jim Walberg shares why it’s so important to focus on the seller’s needs first This Spring, Inman is obsessing over helping you to tune-up your listings business with actionable insights, the best advice from top agents and hundreds of helpful stories from all over the world. Interested in sharing your advice and ...more

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SF Gate covers Nancy Moore’s Montclair listing with the best of California living

Hot Property: Custom-built Montclair trilevel embodies California living California buyers often look for two things in a luxury home — indoor/outdoor living and a chef-centric kitchen — and 526 Mountain Blvd. in Montclair delivers both. The four-bedroom custom offers front and rear patios attached to the public rooms, as well as a thoughtfully equipped ergonomic cooking space. “The owners really thought about everything when they ...more

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