Monthly Archive: October 2015

6159 Corte Santiago, $1,279,000 USD

Light, bright and beautiful home located on a great court close to the Pleasanton sports park, tennis park, schools, shopping and historic Main Street. 4 spacious bedrooms, including one bedroom & full bath down, perfect for guests. Upstairs…

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Sotheby’s Exclusive Partnership with Apple

Sotheby’s International Realty is 1 of 20 exclusive advertising partners on the Apple News app now through the end
of December and the only real estate company.

Apple News is a brand new application baked into every Apple device running iOS 9 or newer, allowing us to potentially reach over 800 million iPhones and iPads.

We are the only Real Estate company that has been selected, and we have a 5% Share-of-Voice on the For You section of the app + a 25% SOV in the app’s Business Channel.

You can also add the Sotheby’s International Realty channel within Apple News, which has content automatically fed via our Extraordinary Living blog. It can be found by searching for Sotheby’s International Realty within the News app, or
clicking here on your iOS device.

We are also supplementing this placement with an investment in iAd In-App Advertising, giving us an international reach while targeting real estate intenders across thousands of mobile apps.

Proven Results: Since going live on 10/16, Apple has been the
#3 overall traffic driving source to SIR.com behind Search and
Facebook. 98% of those users are new to sir.com.
Login to your Apple News App on your iPhone or iPad today
to experience the partnership!

5536 Stockton Loop, $1,269,000 USD

Gorgeous Dunsmuir Private Reserve Home. One bedroom & full bath downstairs.Gourmet chef’s kitchen w/butler’s pantry, granite counters, 6 burner gas Wolf range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, double ovens. Luxurious master bath w/jetted tub, glass block…

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6 Exceptional Kitchens – October 2015

Whether you are hosting Thanksgiving, or setting the table for 2, these kitchens are sure to impress. The modern amenities now available range from high-end appliances to space-saving cabinetry. Tour these properties in the East Bay, brought to you by Venture Sotheby’s International Realty

951 Laguna Creek Lane, $2,099,000 USD

 

    Elegant and inviting, this gorgeous Mediterranean home features 5 Bedrooms plus an office, bonus room, and tech loft, and 5 ½ Baths in a modern, open floor plan. The dramatic foyer welcomes you with a designer crystal chandelier, marble…

 

Canyon Views, $1,799,000 USD

 

    Beautifully renovated from top to bottom in 2015 this custom designed home blends iconic design and comfortable living. Fabulous indoor/outdoor flow for entertaining or enjoying secluded spaces. Sophisticated epicurean kitchen features new…

 

Itailian Inspiration Meets Modern Design, $949,000 USD

 

    Contemporary design with exquisite upgrades including designer tile floors, quartz and limestone counters, modern stainless tile back-splash, GE Monogram appliance package, current designer paint colors. Great Room Concept. High ceilings and…

 

3167 Gulfstream Street Pleasanton, $880,000 USD

 

    Single story serenity…Enjoy the beauty of the hand-scraped maple hardwood floors, granite slab counters and custom kitchen cabinets. Relax in the master suite with Carrera marble slab counter, radiant floor heat and custom spa shower. The home…

 

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951 Laguna Creek Lane, $2,099,000 USD

Elegant and inviting, this gorgeous Mediterranean home features 5 Bedrooms plus an office, bonus room, and tech loft, and 5 ½ Baths in a modern, open floor plan. The dramatic foyer welcomes you with a designer crystal chandelier, marble…

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951 Laguna Creek Lane, Pleasanton

Just Listed!
951 Laguna Creek Lane, Pleasanton
5 Bedrooms + Office + Bonus Room
5.5 Bathrooms
$2,099,000
Imagine a Mediterranean masterpiece in a premium West Side location.  Imagine gleaming hardwood and marble flooring along with rich designer carpeting.  Imagine an expansive cherry, granite, and stainless kitchen that is the envy of every chef.  Imagine soaring volume ceilings and abundant natural light.  Imagine a modern, open floor plan that is perfect for entertaining.  Imagine designer upgrades and finishes throughout.  For more information go to http://680homes.com/listings/951-laguna-creek-ln-pleasanton-ca-94566/ or contact Doug Buenz at (925)785-7777.

Venture Sotheby’s International Realty Attends Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2015

Pleasanton, CA (Oct. 14, 2015 ) – Venture Sotheby’s International Realty in Pleasanton, CA today announced that its key representatives attended the recent Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2015 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn Sales 2015 were held Oct. 4 to 7 and saw 2,974 lots sold, achieving $342.2 million (USD) in sales.  For more information including records achieved, visit
http://ve.ntu.re/HK-auction

Venture Sotheby’s International Realty representatives in attendance included Andrew Greenwell, Paal Salvesen, Fran & Dave Cunningham, Melissa Pederson, Shannon Shewey, Joan Sakyo, Kent Hu & Karen Kohne.

“This event provided a forum for our network to interact with each other, potential Asian buyers and Auction House executives and clientele,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC.  “Those who attended gained key insights into the Asian market and overseas buyers.  We are proud to offer our network members the opportunity to take part in this important yearly sales event.”

“It was an incredible opportunity to form relationships with the other Sotheby’s Realty agents, and promote our beautiful Bay Area to luxury homebuyers from around the world,” said Joan Sakyo.

“Our unique association with the Sotheby’s Auction House provides Venture Sotheby’s International Realty with a valuable point of differentiation in the global real estate market,” said Sakyo.  “Our attendance at this event allows us to showcase our extraordinary listings among this qualified audience of potential buyers and sellers.”

Celebrating it’s first year in business, the California based Sotheby’s brokerage has commanded a large percentage of homes sold in the East Bay.  Venture Sotheby’s International Realty is located at 509 Main Street, Pleasanton.

The Sotheby’s International Realty network has nearly 20,000 independent sales associates located in 61 countries and territories worldwide.   Each office is independently owned and operated.

For more information on the local real estate company, visit their website at venturesir.com.

 

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Upcycled Homes

From former warehouses and factories, to churches and even prisons, what once was old can be new again when historic buildings are adapted into innovative private residences. Let’s explore some one-of-a-kind converted homes from around the world.

Malta DP8SHE

€1,250,000 EUR | Naxxar, Malta | Malta Sotheby’s International Realty

Malta – Now a luxurious four-bedroom residence, this historic home in Malta once served as a formal prison where convicts were sent until their debts were paid.  The character-filled home features a swimming pool, outdoor kitchenette, TV room, separate living area and a three-car garage.

Lancaster, PA ZNVL77

$1,475,000 USD | Lancaster, Pennsylvania | Lusk & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty

Pennsylvania – Built in 1893, this Gothic Revival church has since been converted into two residential units.  True to its original form, the larger of the two units features cathedral ceilings, the original hanging church lights and stained glass windows, and access to the steeple and bell tower.  The smaller residence once served as a chapel and also boasts cathedral ceilings and original stained glass windows.  Both conversions include custom woodwork and energy efficient windows and insulation.

Canada NYFD56

$1,198,000 CAD | Ontario, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

Canada – The Scott Schoolhouse in Ontario, Canada was originally built in 1915 and has since been converted into a two-bedroom house with a spacious open floor plan.  The home includes a floor-to-ceiling fireplace, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and radiant floor heating throughout.

Morristown, NJ XV6SVB

$975,000 USD | Morristown, New Jersey | Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

New Jersey – Converted in 1953, this one time carriage house was redesigned by renowned American painter Joe Jones as a combination of mid-century modern home meets Manhattan-style loft.  With an open floor plan on the main level, the kitchen features chef-worthy appliances, custom salvaged wood and metal cabinets, industrial-style track and pendant lighting and exposed brick.  The second floor boasts vaulted ceilings, pumpkin pine flooring and a private covered porch overlooking the garden.

London FG57PF

£4,850,000 GBP | London, England | United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty

London – Located in close proximity to the Caledonian Road tube station, this spacious loft residence was converted from a former tram shed.  With industrial-style finishes, the home spans 5,000 square-feet and features a skylight, open floor plan, five bedrooms and a large terrace.

San Francisco, CA Y48G4X

$2,175,000 USD | San Francisco, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

San Francisco – Dating back to the mid-1800s, the historic Oriental Warehouse has since been converted into loft-style apartments.  This unit prominently features exposed brick walls and other structural remains from the original warehouse building.  The apartment has an open floor plan, lofted bedroom, floor-to-ceiling windows, a singular arched window and an outdoor patio.

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Itailian Inspiration Meets Modern Design, $975,000 USD

Contemporary design with exquisite upgrades including designer tile floors, quartz and limestone counters, modern stainless tile back-splash, GE Monogram appliance package, current designer paint colors. Great Room Concept. High ceilings and…

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10717 Inspiration Circle, $1,200,000 USD

Great Hansen Hill home with view of the hills! Light & bright living/dining room looks out to beautiful back yard. Open and spacious kitchen/family room combo with fireplace. One bedroom and full bath down. Private luxurious master suite with…

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