Saturday, April 21, 2018

Sheila Sabine - Design Tip - Art Deco

Art Deco details have always been associated with good design. You can add your own details. Even on a smaller scale. Hand painted ceilings, turquoise accent pots, unusual shaped tables and couches, and much more. Let your imagination have its own experience.

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Sheila Sabine - Out and About - Bonsaï Garden at Lake Merritt

Open seven days a week with free admissions, this is truly a hidden jewel.

Established in 1999 , this small but vibrant spot contains some amazing bonsai examples,
Some even 1,600 years old. all the plants have been donated -It is run by committed volunteers, including the Hillside Garden Club - all the soil used lovingly on the plants comes directly from Japan -another reason to visit Lake Merritt.

Restaurant pick of the week - Brazilian food in Oakland’s historic Preservation Park

Rio California at 1233 Preservation park is a hidden jewel tucked away in one of the old Victorian homes.

The chef, a native Brazilian, creates authentic specialty dishes -open for breakfast and lunch. Oakland continues to be full of surprises.

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Sheila Sabine - Pick of the Week - country living on Glen Alpine Road

One of the most prestigious streets in Piedmont is Glen Alpine road - home to the mansions
Sitting in the midst of all the splendor is a gardener’s cottage at 67 Glen Alpine road. This 1112 sq. Ft.fixer  with 2 bedrooms and 1 bath sits privately on one acre of land. The list price is a mere $1,950,000. Let’s see where this lands.

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Sheila Sabine - Design Tip - Mirrors

The use of a wall of mirrors in the cabana of this lovely home at 83 Sea View in Piedmont is a more dramatic view than the actual pool itself.  This 4 bedroom, 6 bath home is on the market for $5,788,000-shown by appointment only.

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Sheila Sabine - Design Tip - Claw Foot Tub

Gorgeous claw foot tub at the Victorian listing at 109 Sunnyside in Piedmont.

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Sheila Sabine - New Listing - Commodore

Wow - Watergate country club living at an affordable price - listed for $299,000!

#2 Commodore-charming studio with private patio- with full use of swimming pools, tennis courts, spa, walking paths, etc. 

Open this Sunday (3/25) from 2-4PM.

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