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Fabulous Fall Activities

Though daytime heat can often feel like summer, not fall, in Lamorinda, it’s the cool mornings and evenings that alert us to the changing of the season. We love this time of year – heralded by pumpkin spice lattes, retailer displays of pumpkins in every shape, color, and size, and fall foliage. (Who says that the East Coast corners the market on changing color?) If...

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Creating Curb Appeal is Fun and Easy

A front-of-home refresh always provides a mood boost, for you as well as your neighbors! It’s easy and fun to create greater curb appeal. Here are a few simple and inexpensive ideas that my team and I suggest: Paint your front door. Go bold when selecting a hue that best coordinates with your home’s exterior paint color. The great thing about paint is that it...

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Love Locally This Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! As we share our love for those special to us, let’s also share that love with Lafayette by gifting and dining locally. We are lucky to have so many great retailers and restaurants in our midst, with staffs more than ready and willing to assist us in finding just the right gift item for family and friends. Most Lafayette retailers and restaurants...

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Night at the Library

One of my favorite ways to kick off summer is Lafayette’s Night at the Library, benefitting the Lafayette Library and Learning Center. I love this event, and I love our library for so many reasons. I believe a great library can serve as the foundation of a great community, and our library is a perfect example. In this one central place at the corner of...

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What are your Holiday Traditions?

December is a special time of the year, and especially so in Lamorinda where holiday cheer surrounds us. I love it when the white twinkle lights first make their appearance down Mt. Diablo Blvd. and on the giant tree that fronts Diablo Foods. I love walking the Lafayette Reservoir and enjoying the community ornament trees. And I especially love our Dana Green Team-sponsored “It’s a...

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The Ins and Outs of Remodeling Timelines

Thinking about timelines for home remodeling projects is super important! Just like in buying and selling a home, the clearer the expectations, the more successful the outcome. The Pacific Union Blog did a great job of outlining common remodeling projects and timelines in their blog released today. However, equally important in the timeline and planning process is the topic of permits. Are they needed? Does it increase...

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Our 5 Favorite Features of 3716 Crestmont Place, Lafayette, CA, 94549

Our 5 Favorite Features of 3716 Crestmont Place, Lafayette, CA, 94549

Casual Elegance. This Happy Valley custom traditional was built by M F Bruzzone Construction in 2003. The home features serene wooded views, casual elegance, a classic design, exceptional workmanship, privacy and an ideal floor plan. Superbly Situated. 3716 Crestmont Place is located on a quiet lane in a desirable pocket of Happy Valley. It is minutes from downtown restaurants and shopping, the Lafayette Reservoir, trails,...

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1030 Dores Dr

Our 5 Favorite Features of 1030 Dolores Drive, Lafayette, CA 94549

1.    Proximity to Downtown Lafayette. This traditional single-story is located within steps to downtown Lafayette where boutique shops, Michelin-rated restaurants, hometown cafes, and a variety of grocery stores await.  2. Incredible Curb Appeal. Great Indoor/Outdoor Lifestyle. The indoor/outdoor flow of the home is amazing & begins with an inviting front yard featuring a white split-rail fence, charming front porch, level lawn and mature landscape. It then...

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Our 5 Favorite Features of 1340 Reliez Valley Road, Lafayette, CA

Garden Oasis. A sanctuary of a home awaits behind the most beautiful fence on Reliez Valley. The world softens and quiets when you walk through the welcoming gate and perfectly manicured arbor. Come home to peaceful gardens and leave the hectic world behind. The treasure of this traditional Reliez Valley one story is the back patio, lush vegetated fencing, and the gated pool area. The pool area resembles...

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1600 Reliez Valley Road

5 Reasons to Schedule a Showing of 1600 Reliez Valley Road Today!

Move in Ready. 1600 Reliez Valley Road contains a beautifully updated main residence, with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. In addition, there is a detached 1215 square foot studio that runs on its own meter and has heat and air conditioning. Privacy. This rare Lafayette compound is located on a private drive, tucked off Reliez Valley Road. The mature landscape provides breathtaking valley views and...

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3654 Happy Valley Rd

How Often Can You Have Your Cake and Eat it Too?

Earlier this spring, we announced a unique opportunity in Happy Valley. 3654 Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, CA, which has two lots and endless possibilities. Since we first listed these two parcels for sale, together, Parcel B, a classic, well-maintained home and property, has become available for purchase on its own! This classic Happy Valley Estate was built in 1947; it has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms....

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27 La Noria Lafayette CA

Our 5 Favorite Features of 27 La Noria, Orinda, CA 94563

7 Bedroom | 6 Bathroom | 5009 Sq. Ft. Main Home & Pool House |.80-Acre Private Parcel   Stunning Craftsmanship and Character. Originally Built in 1928, this enchanting Tudor-style estate showcases incredible warmth. A 2005 renovation was orchestrated with the help of architect, Stephen Sooter, and interior designer, William Anderson, who brilliantly captured the essence of the home, and elegantly enhanced it. Superior Construction. This...

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25 Old Millstone Lane, Lafayette, CA

Our 5 Favorite Features of 25 Old Millstone Lane, Lafayette, CA 94549

5 Bed / 3.5 Bath /3317 Sq. Ft. +/-.33 Acres Mid Century Architecture. Renovated and expanded in 2013, this beautiful home has a modern flexible floor plan and walls of glass that open, creating an incredible indoor/outdoor lifestyle. The formal living room features a pitched and wood-planked ceiling. The Heath Ceramics tile fireplace embodies the property’s creativity and craftsmanship. Green Living. 25 Old Millstone Lane...

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Our 5 Favorite Features of 600 Sky Hy Circle, Lafayette, CA

5 Bedroom | 3 Bathroom | 2598 Sq. Ft. | .24-Acre Parcel | Built in 1976 Optimal Location. Nestled in a private enclave of 29 homes, the gated neighborhood of Sky Hy Ranch is known for its sense of small town living. The neighborhood is ideal for dog walkers and outdoor play! 600 Sky Hy Circle sits on a pristine corner parcel. The property is...

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3654 Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, CA

Our Five Favorite Features of 3654 Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, CA.

4 Bedroom | 3.5 Bathroom | 3139 + Sq. Ft. Main Home | 2.42 +Acre Double Lot | Built in 1947   Two Lots and Endless Possibilities. Parcel “A” is a vacant lot that sits on 1.01-acres. Parcel “B” sits on 1.41-acres and houses the main structure along with a pool and detached pool house. Incredible Opportunities. This classic, well-maintained, home has been loved by...

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3397 Silver Sprin

Our 5 Favorite Features of 3397 Silver Springs Court, Lafayette, CA. 94549

This updated charmer sits on a sprawling 1.57-acre, dream parcel with eye-catching curb appeal. The flexible, two-story floor plan, is perfect for daily family living! Location, location, location. Silver Springs is one of Lafayette’s most coveted neighborhoods. There is a path to award-winning Lafayette Elementary and Stanley Middle Schools. Silver Springs is conveniently located minutes from Hwy. 24/680, BART, and downtown Lafayette. The master suite provides a tranquil place to unwind and restore. The sun...

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This Treasured Lafayette Estate Will Take your Breath Away!

4045 Happy Valley Road, Lafayette, CA. 5 Bed / 7 Bath | 6041 Sq. Ft. +/- | 1.58 Acres | $6,485,000 Rebuilt in 2008, this magnificent estate is perfectly positioned behind private gates. The property sits at the end of a dramatic, tree-lined driveway along one of the East Bay’s most prestigious streets.   A light-filled formal entry and grand living room set the tone of this house’s notable...

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1242-Panorama-Dr. Lafayette, CA

Just Listed! Magical Happy Valley Traditional

1242 Panorama Drive, Lafayette, CA. 94549 4 BR + Media Room + Bonus | 4 BA | 3717± Sq. Ft. | .30 ± Acre  List price: $2,850,000 Open Houses: Sunday, 3/20 & Saturday, 3/26 1-4 p.m. Brokers Tour: Tuesday, 3/22 10-1 p.m. Offers Due: Tuesday 3/29 @ 2p.m. 1242 Panorama Drive is ideal for daily family living and entertaining. The house has welcoming gardens and the private exterior provides numerous...

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