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Welcome to the crown jewel of the Crocker Highlands – the historic Rubino House. This Sicilian Villa was built in 1927, commissioned by one of the first wine makers of the East Bay, with Old World craftsmen and design sensibilities. It features a grand split staircase, marble entry, formal dining / living, 4 beds, 3.5 bath, huge home with lots of additional space below, including additional 2 rooms & kitchen, wine cellar, and is located conveniently in walking distance to the historic Lakeshore district.
Originally from Palermo, Sicily, the Rubinos, Charles I. and Marie, emigrated to Oakland about 1900 and settled in West Oakland. Charles Rubino operated the Oakland Winery at 3rd and Center. With the onset of Prohibition, Rubino became a major developer in the Lakeshore area, and he lavished special treatments on his own home, by importing marble and retaining craftsmen from Italy to work on his showcase home.
Trestle Glen is one of Oakland's most beloved neighborhoods, adjoining Piedmont and Montclair.
The streets are laid out in the curvilinear pattern of early 20th century garden suburbs. Many of the houses are nestled in the surrounding hills, and lead to the main districts of Lakeshore and Grand Avenue. Homes were built in a variety of styles, including Craftsman, Prairie and Neo- Mediterranean from the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s by such renowned architects as Julia Morgan and Bernard Maybeck.
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Nestled into the San Mateo Highlands, in between Hillsborough and Upper Belmont, this home is one of the finest examples of the low rising, contemporary homes envisioned by Joseph Eichler, as designed in his mid century community of the San Mateo Highlands. His original vision was improved upon by retaining key features and expanding the vision to include an enclosed atrium room, an expanded kitchen, with a second master suite.
Woodlake is the best kept secret of the upper Peninsula: in walking distance to Burlingame and downtown San Mateo, and with over 900 condominiums and fourteen different floor plan styles - from studio to 3 bedroom townhomes - there is something for everyone. The amenities of Woodlake are unrivaled: on 25 acres of landscaped grounds, Woodlake features its own lake, it hosts 6 pools, 4 tennis courts, a putting green, spa, sauna & steams, gym, clubhouse, courtesy property patrol, and more.
Woodlake is a commuter's dream - easy access both to the Silicon Valley and San Francisco, as well as the East Bay - 3 minutes away from the San Mateo Bridgeas well as SFO International Airport. Welcome home to one the most central locations you will find. Woodlake is within walking distance from Burlingame Avenue, BurlingameCaltrain station, as well as Coyote Point golf course and Regional Park.
This delightful Ranch style home is beautifully situated in the Alder Manor neighborhood on Eaton Avenue. Quintessential San Carlos rancher with a free-flowing floor plan for easy living: the inviting 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home is grouped around a serene patio courtyard, and the open floor plan flows from the spacious kitchen and dinette area to the dining room / living room space (with fireplace) to the backyard areas, where each bedroom is offered a different vista for privacy and repose.
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