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Paris Beautiful Corner Apartment VIII Arrondissement Parc Monceau

Tweet Beautiful Paris corner apartment in an Art Nouveau building near Parc Monceau in the eighth arrondissement. On the third floor, with elevator, this lovely spacious apartment of approximately 1350 square feet offers an entrance, large reception, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, office/living room (and possible 3rd bedroom), 2 bathrooms, high ceilings, balcony, heating/air conditioning, parking and [...]

Aix-en-Provence Beauty with Views of Ste. Victoire

Tweet This lovely home, close to Aix-en-Provence, has views of Mt. Ste. Victoire from almost every room. The home is set in over two acres of gardens, with approximately 4000 square feet of living space. A light-filled lounge with open fireplace leads out onto a covered patio area. There is a large master bedroom on [...]

The Dordogne Valley – Treasures from the Past

Tweet The Dordogne Valley, in southwest France, is our favorite area in all of France – and it is the favorite of many others, including even many of the French. It is a treasure trove of castles and chateaux, lovely countryside, food, wine, and a history that dates back to the fabulous cave paintings of [...]

Michel de Montaigne -Writer for the World

Tweet Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential writers of the 16th century French Renaissance.  Especially, he was known for his essays, which were some of the most widely influential essays ever written.  He had a direct influence on many later famous writers and thinkers, including Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rene Descartes, [...]

Penngrove Ca Marin Homes Real Estate

Tweet Penngrove, California, is a small town between Petaluma and Cotati, in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. A town of about 2500 inhabitants, Penngrove  boasts a strong community feeling.  There are many local farms, with fresh fruits and vegetables.  To the north is the city of Santa Rosa, also in Sonoma County, and to [...]

Lafayette Ca Real Estate

Tweet Lovely luxury homes abound in Lafayette, a town of about 25,000 east of Oakland, just across the Berkeley Hills. This is an upscale community, with a lovely downtown, and a wonderful selection of shops and restaurants, like La Boulange, Postino, The French Bakery Cafe and Tea House, and Chow. Homes under $1 M have [...]

Luxury Homes Potrero Hill San Francisco Real Estate

Tweet Potrero Hill, south of Market, is located on hills, and is one of the sunniest neighborhoods in San Francisco. The neighborhood is upper-middle class, and family oriented, and a great many of the homes and condos in the area have views of the downtown skyline, the San Francisco Bay, or Twin Peaks.  You can [...]

Luxury Homes Ross Ca. Marin Real Estate

Tweet Beautiful homes and estates abound in this small  unincorporated town in Marin County. The town, just north of San Francisco, and is bordered by Kentfield, Greenbrae, Larkspur and San Anselmo. Ross is mostly a residential community, with a small main street of stores.  There are about 2400 people who live here. You can get [...]

Luxury Homes St. Helena, Napa Real Estate

Tweet St. Helena, about twenty miles north of the city of Napa, is one of the great centers of the Napa Valley wine country. The town is small – about 6,000 inhabitants – with a lovely main street, stores, B & Bs, and ambience.  About a half mile up the road is the famous Culinary [...]

Belvedere Homes & Real Estate – Marin County

Tweet Belvedere real estate includes some of the highest priced homes and estates in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located across the Bay from San Francisco, many Belvedere properties have spectacular views of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge and other areas in the Bay Area. The median price for homes in Belvedere is over [...]

Napa Luxury Homes & Wine Country Real Estate

Tweet Downtown Napa, California, has some lovely streets of Victorian era homes. Napa, of course, is the capital of the Napa Valley wine country, which extends from Napa up through Yountville to St. Helena and Calistoga.  Along this wine route are some of the most famous names in wine: Beringer, Mumm, Taittinger, Chandon, and others. Napa [...]

Lucas Valley Marinwood Homes & Real Estate

Tweet The Lucas Valley-Marinwood area is just north of downtown San Rafael, California. This is an area of quiet streets, lovely homes, and low rolling hills. In 1977, George Lucas, of Star Wars fame, built his Skywalker Ranch in Lucas Valley, though the valley was not named after him, but rather a 19th century rancher. [...]

Tiburon Ca Homes & Real Estate

Tweet Tiburon, California, in southern Marin County, is the home of many beautiful luxury estates, with views across the San Francisco Bay to the city of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge. Living here is like being in a world apart, yet still being within easy access to other Marin towns and the the [...]

San Rafael Ca Homes & Real Estate

Tweet Lovely Victorian homes and estates are close to downtown San Rafael, California, which is centered around the beautiful Mission San Rafael. The Matchmakers is an international real estate company specializing in beautiful homes and estates in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, France, Italy, and Mexico. The company is also a member of AREA [...]

Luxury Homes Larkspur Marin Estates

Tweet View luxury homes and estates in Larkspur, in Marin County. Larkspur is one of the lovely towns just north across the Bay from San Francisco. The city has a population of about 12,000. Larkspur is the location for one of Golden Gate Transit’s ferry terminal, which provides service between Marin County and the San [...]