Dave J. Higgins – Real Estate Blog

1221 Hampel Street in Glenview:

Coming Soon: This smart, charming bungalow boasts a gracious 3-bedroom main residence plus a pleasant garden in-law unit, tucked away on a serene yet centrally-located Glenview street. The primary home combines charming period detail with thoughtful, stylish upgrades to marvelous effect. The inviting living room boasts plentiful windows that invite abundant natural light, and an elegant fireplace that conjures cozy winter evenings at home. The formal dining room beyond opens generously to a breezy eat-in kitchen with designer finishes, for easy living and effortless entertaining. Two of the three spacious bedrooms on this floor look out over the trees and gardens below, as does a beautifully updated full bath. On the

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COMING SOON: Inspired Crocker Highlands Remodel with Gorgeous Views at 4217 Balfour Ave:

Recently re-imagined and remodeled from the studs out, this airy, light-filled haven in a quiet corner of Crocker Highlands inspires awe immediately upon entry. A brilliantly-conceived, open-concept floor plan on the main level includes living and dining areas that blend seamlessly under sky-high vaulted ceilings, and a chef's kitchen that boasts counter seating and stainless appliances framed by gleaming finishes.

Step onto the broad, sunny terrace for an effortless continuation of the living space and stunning vistas of the neighborhood's rolling hills and treetops. Three of the home's four generous bedrooms are en-suites with full baths, including a

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If you are considering buying a home in any neighborhood, it's a great idea to spend a day there, getting a feel for the the area and simulating what it might be like to live there. We are here to help! Here is the second in our series of blog posts, "A Perfect Day in...", describing how we would suggest spending one blissful weekend day taking advantage of the best that an area has to offer. This week's featured neighborhood: the Glenview district in Oakland.

The Glenview district...

...is a friendly, down-to-earth neighborhood bordered by Piedmont, Dimond, Crocker Highlands and Interstate 580. Wonderful Craftsman homes are situated on its gently rolling hills and tucked away in unexpected corners of park-like urban escape. A charming stretch

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See video, virtual tour and full photo gallery of this property soon at 4336Evans.com.

COMING SOON - Quintessential Glenview Craftsman located just 2 blocks from the best of Park Blvd! Historic charm and modern conveniences combine in this 1911 architectural gem situated on a quiet, tree-lined street in the heart of Glenview. A mature drought-tolerant California garden welcomes you to the broad, sheltering front porch. Inside, oak hardwood floors, period crown moldings and gorgeous leaded-glass built-ins speak to the meticulous craftsmanship of the era, while the living room’s cozy fireplace and dining room’s wood paneled walls invite indoor relaxing. A recently updated chef's kitchen stuns with oversized island, custom cabinetry, soapstone

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For video, virtual tour, and full photo gallery of this property, visit 1207Hampel.com.

This immaculate and charming Craftsman triplex is in the heart of Glenview, nestled on a quiet street just steps from the wonderful shops and restaurants of Park Blvd. A three-unit property, it offers a charming owners' unit and two additional units perfect for extended family, as office space or the intended additional income.


The main home, which would make a fabulous owners residence, offers a gracious two-story, three bedroom floor plan. Entering from the original craftsman covered porch, the period details include matchstick style hardwood floors and dramatic fireplace, while the sunny eat-in kitchen with designer finishes opens to the formal dining and

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6310 Contra Costa Rd, Oakland CA 94618 This Stunning Upper Rockridge Mediterranean with wraparound hilltop views of San Francisco, Oakland, and both bridges in the front, and the Oakland hills from the rear.

Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, this architecturally sophisticated home blends both classic and modern design producing light-filled open spaces, a great room with cathedral ceilings, walls of glass framing panoramic views and beautifully delineated spaces.

Flexible in their use, the common spaces are perfect for gatherings, dining or a peaceful read. The chef's eat-in kitchen features freshly updated quartz countertops and gourmet stainless appliances plus direct access

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With an 86 WalkScore and just blocks from fabulous shops and restaurants, 580 Santa Ray Ave. is not to be missed!

580 Santa Ray Avenue, Oakland CA 94610 is a splendid example of a modernized Prairie Style Craftsman

Impeccable Crocker Highlands Jewel just a block off of Lakeshore Ave. Living room with stunning built-in’s, artisan fireplace and original prairie style windows. Updated open kitchen anchored by a spacious center island, stainless appliances including a Blue Star Range, solid counters and custom McIntyre Tile backsplash. Large primary suite with two closets and large renovated spa bathroom offering a dual sink vanity and luxurious frameless shower. Updated hall bathroom features a custom Fireclay Tile shower wall framed by crisp white

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Originally developed as Lakeshore Highlands in the early 1900’s, this neighborhood was described in the 1922 San Francisco Social Register as “a veritable fairyland of rolling hills and wooded dales right in the heart of Oakland near famous Lake Merritt”.

The original charm and bucolic atmosphere remain almost 100 years later. Tour Crocker Highlands real estate and you will see intimate and curving sidewalk lined streets with mature redwoods, sycamore and oak trees. Homes designed by Julia Morgan, Bernard Maybeck and William Schirmer can be found and showcase Italian Renaissance, Tudor, French Provincial and Colonial architectural styles.

If you are considering buying a home in any neighborhood, it's a great idea to spend a day there, getting a feel

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This incredible home at 795 Calmar Ave. is coming on the market this week!!! A modern Crocker Highlands masterpiece, rebuilt and reimagined from the studs out... a Dwell-inspired aesthetic "10"! It features a brilliantly-conceived split-level, open-concept floor plan with elevated ceilings, bright spaces, a spectacular chef’s kitchen with gourmet appliances and designer finishes, and a sunny mahogany terrace with gorgeous neighborhood views.

Two light-filled bedrooms and a full bath upstairs. Downstairs offers not one but TWO majestic en-suite bedrooms with huge dressing rooms and unbelievable spa baths, a flex/"zoom room" space, and versatile lounge with sheltered lower terrace accessing the extensive rear gardens.

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Welcome to 1305 Hampel St. This Craftsman Jewel sits just blocks from the best of Glenview shops and restaurants. 

Light-filled living and dining rooms with charming built-ins, hardwood floors, and period details.

Featuring a recently renovated kitchen, updated bathroom with multi-jet shower and decadent spa tub, and new roof.

Level-out private rear gardens for entertaining or play, plus a dedicated laundry, room, and detached garage.

Just minutes from Hwy 580 and the Bay Bridge. This home is waiting for you!  Get all the details including the full photo gallery at www.1305Hampel.com
or at www.DaveJHiggins.com



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