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Hike in Your Own Redwood Forest on This 10-Acre Silicon Valley Estate

The wooded property in Los Gatos, California, comes with sports courts, an eight-car garage and vegetable gardens BY JONELLE MANNION  |  MANSION GLOBAL LISTING OF THE DAY Location: Los Gatos, California  Price: $18 million  This grand gated mansion sits upon an impressive parcel of land right at the heart of Silicon Valley, surrounded by its own forest park of dramatic redwoods, manicured gardens and versatile entertaining and ...more

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Home of the Week: This $60 Million Lake Tahoe Waterfront Compound Is Made for Boaters and Nature Lovers

Howard Walker August 24, 2021 $60 million: That’s the jaw-dropping asking price for this spectacular 5.3-acre compound on Lake Tahoe’s coveted North Shore. If it goes for this amount, it would set a residential sales record for the Tahoe area. What goes some way in justifying its sky-high sticker is its 313 feet of private lakefront, 12,679-square-foot main lodge—which has been designed to resemble Yosemite National ...more

Home of the Week: This $60 Million Lake Tahoe Waterfront Compound Is Made for Boaters and Nature Lovers

Inspired by Yosemite’s famous Ahwanee Hotel, this five-acre estate sits on one of the area’s priciest lakefront sites. By HOWARD WALKER  $60 million: That’s the jaw-dropping asking price for this spectacular 5.3-acre compound on Lake Tahoe’s coveted North Shore. If it goes for this amount, it would set a residential sales record for the Tahoe area. What goes some way in justifying its sky-high sticker is its ...more

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Orinda Home Has Private Backyard Oasis: $4.99M

The backyard has natural stone patios, loggias, gas fire pits, a pool, spa, and lush Mediterranean gardens with multiple fruit trees. Bea Karnes Aug 24, 2021 LAMORINDA, CA — If indoor-outdoor living is important to you, this Orinda home makes the transition seamless. It has multiple wood-framed French doors for easy flow between spaces, as shown on redfin.com. The Mediterranean-inspired villa is an extraordinary sanctuary tucked ...more

A shrine to the ’80s, this mansion with indoor fish-shaped pool is for sale

Perched above the sea on 20 acres, one-of-a-kind mansion asks $15M Anna Marie Erwert July 17, 2021 A palace and shrine to the 1980s, this 23,000-square-foot mansion was built by a contractor for his own family in 1984, then purchased by another builder family in the ’90s. Today, a 21st-century buyer gets the chance to call it home for the price of $15 million.  The interiors are ...more

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Carlos Santana asking $6M for Tiburon home with “acoustical dome”

The rocker is leaving the Bay Area behind to spend more time in Las Vegas and Hawaii August 23, 2021  By Emily Landes Rock icon and Bay Area fixture Carlos Santana put his Marin County home on the market, looking for a “smooth’’ sale at an asking price of $5.8 million. The guitarist decided to sell because he now spends more time in his Las Vegas and Hawaii ...more

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Woman behind Mother’s Cookies sells Oakland home

The home features modern updates, a rentable Airstream and smartphone capabilities The home where the namesake of Mother’s Cookies lived for 67 years hit the market in Oakland for more than $1 million. The company was started by Noah Mique Wheatley in the early 1900s with the help of his future wife Leopoldine. The couple bought the home located at 2311 7th Avenue as a ...more