a renovated Victorian building adopt glass patio railing in Oakland
A retreat in the Mojave Desert, a renovated Victorian building adopt glass patio railing in Oakland and a farmhouse in Mendocino County.
Most of the services and shopping centers in the area are clustered along the Twentynine Palms Highway, which is less than 30 minutes away from this house. Pioneertown is a small town often used as a set for Old West theme movie productions, and it is only a half-hour drive from the hotel.
Indoor: The front door is an enclosed terrace where native drought-resistant plants are planted. It leads to a spacious open-plan living space with polished concrete floors, from the seating area through the dining area to the kitchen.
The living space faces the desert landscape to the front, with open beamed ceilings, Morsø fireplaces and modern furniture (furniture is provided with the house). The kitchen has custom oak cabinets and a center island topped with white quartz. There is a long table in the dining area opposite, and a hand-plastered bench on one wall.
A corridor extending from the kitchen leads to three bedrooms and two bathrooms. At the far end is the master suite, which has a private terrace and behind the barn-style sliding door is an en suite bathroom with a stylish porcelain bathtub and walk-in shower. Two rooms of roughly the same size have access to the front yard; they share a bathroom with Roman clay walls and a shower room with access to the back yard.
Contact: Jasmine Farrow, Sotheby's International Realty, 008618963393495，www.hikinglass.com
The house with glass patio railing is a 5-minute drive from Samuel Merritt University, a private health science school that trains nurses, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. A few blocks away is the Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, making this community a popular (and convenient) community for medical workers. Emeryville-home to the headquarters of Pixar, Peet's Coffee and Clif Bar & Company, and the bustling commercial area facing San Francisco Bay-is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. Commuters heading to San Francisco, downtown Oakland or Berkeley can take the West Oakland BART station 10 minutes away.
Interior: A door separates the driveway from the sidewalk, and steps lead to a covered porch.
Behind the front door is a sunny living room with hardwood floors, crown moldings and a window seat overlooking the street. The hardwood floors extend all the way to the dining room, illuminated by recessed lighting and small chandeliers.
Through the arched doorway is an updated kitchen equipped with new stainless steel appliances and a glass brick backsplash. There is a laundry corner behind the kitchen, a door to the rear deck, and a guest bathroom with a single vanity and a shower with glass doors.
A comfortable guest room, big enough to fit a full-size bed, is right next to the dining room; another slightly larger bedroom is outside the kitchen, as is the master suite, it has an alcove that can be easily used as There is a home office and an en suite bathroom with a tiled shower and wooden dressing table.
A completed basement can be reached through the attached garage, about the size of the living room, dining room and kitchen.
Outdoor space: The rear deck is large enough to hold a coffee table and chairs. The steps on both sides of the wooden railing lead to the paved terrace at the back, which has enough space for barbecue and play area. One car can be parked in the attached garage, and another car can be parked in the gated driveway.
Contact: David Gunderman and Michael Casey Bradley, The Gunderman Group, Keller Williams International Luxury, 510-205-4369; thegundermangroup.com
The house with glass patio railing is about 15 minutes away from the center of Ukiah in Mendocino County, which has a population of about 16,000. For most of the 19th century, the city was relatively difficult to access because travelers from the Bay Area had to take at least part of the journey in a stagecoach, but today it is a weekend destination-a two-and-a-half hour drive from San Francisco , Follow Highway 101.
In the late 19th century, the area was one of the country’s largest hop producers, and many bars and restaurants still offer locally brewed beer. Wine is also the main industry here. There are not only many breweries in the city center, but also several wine tasting rooms.
Indoor: A private dirt road winds through the house to the deck of the main house, where the front door leads to a small entrance. A few steps away is a living room with a tiled fireplace and a hand-made window sill with a raised stove. Wooden and glass doors lead to a covered balcony with views of the hotel’s oak trees.
Behind the living room is a dining room with wood-beamed ceilings and tiled floors extending to the kitchen-style kitchen. One door in this area leads to a side terrace; the other leads to the back of the hotel. Also on this floor, next to the living room, is a half bathroom with stained glass windows.
One of the bedrooms is located outside the dining room and has a sloped ceiling, handmade wooden shelves and an en suite bathroom. The master bedroom is located at the top of the stairs at the entrance and has more wooden ceilings, a storage loft, a private balcony with treetop views and an en suite bathroom.
Outdoor space: The balcony outside the living room and the large deck near the front door can enjoy the magnificent view of the vast property. There is also a fenced side courtyard with chairs and fire pits. In addition to the main house with glass patio railing , the property has two additional structures: a wooden house can be transformed into a guest room and a garage, which has an attic space that can be used as a studio or art studio.
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