Ponderosa family home, San Jose, CA


Just sold Ponderosa family home for $1,588,000

4 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms | 8,107 Sq Ft Lot | 2,306 Sq Ft

A rare opportunity to purchase a wonderful family home on a spacious and highly desirable corner lot (8,107 sq. ft.) in the sort after Ponderosa neighborhood of San Jose. This 2,306 sq ft property has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, large formal living room with vaulted ceilings, formal dining room and a family room next to the remodeled kitchen. The gourmet chef’s kitchen looks out on to the tranquil back yard with a pool and spa will wow your friends and family!. Close to top ranked schools, HWYS 101, 85 and 17. A perfect home for a commuter. Close to many tech companies including Netflix, Roku and the new Apple Campus which is just 10 miles away.  Footsteps from the 12.5 acre Houge Park with basketball, tennis courts, sports fields, and kid’s play structures. It’s a short drive to the historic downtown Los Gatos with trendy shops, chic restaurants and year round activities and events.

Home for Sale 2313 Rupert Drive San Jose CA

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112 Winding Way, San Carlos, CA

Offered at $2,498,000


Stunningly remodeled family home in the San Carlos Hills.  Full of designer features and architectural interest.  This home has 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a wine room, living room and family room.

Views! Views! Views! Stunningly remodeled family home in the tranquil hills of San Carlos. This 5 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home of 2,771 sq. ft. (per stamped plans), 9,100 sq. ft. lot (per county) offers a open floor plan, abundant light and fine hardwood floors, stone work and breathtaking views of Devonshire Canyon. Fully remodeled just 3 yrs ago with high end appliances, sky lights, heated floors, and a temperature controlled wine room. Home also has an eat in kitchen, a living room, family room/den, office and plenty of outdoor living space, a rare feature for the San Carlos Hills! This residence is moments form Highland Park, down town San Carlos with it’s trendy restaurants and shops, easy access to Caltrain, 101 and 280. Children attend highly ranked schools such as Heather Elementary, Terra Linda Middle and Carlmont High School (buyer to verify eligibility).

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112 Winding way - recently remodeled 5 bedroom home in San Carlos CA

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112 Winding way - recently remodeled family home in San Carlos

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Amenities of the home:

  • Fully remodeled in 2015 in the hills of San Carlos, this 5-bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home of 2,771 sq. ft. (stamped plans) sits on a generous property of 9,100 sq. ft. (per county)
  • Elegant and sun-drenched entry hints of home’s fine details including crown molding, vaulted ceilings, skylights, recessed LED lighting, and Milgard dual pane windows.
  • Surround sound speakers in kitchen, living room, master bedroom. Outdoor speakers on roof deck.
  • Spacious gourmet kitchen with 36” six burner duel fuel Wolf range, warming drawer/slow cooker, counter mounted pot filler, bay window, Thomasville Maple slow close cabinets and drawers with solid wood tray pull outs, two Lazy Susans. Granite countertops backsplash with glass and fossil filled limestone tile. Radiantly heated porcelain tile floor. Under and over counter lighting.
  • Split face stone in kitchen wall descending to lower floor.
  • Formal living room with views and a slate wood burning fireplace with gas starter.
  • Large master bedroom has deck access, surround sound speakers, large walk in closet and en suite bathroom with dual vanities (marble counter top), soaking tub with picture window, over-sized stall shower with quartz tile and access to deck with spa/hot tub.
  • Second bedroom with deck access to spa/hot tub, sunken duel head rain shower with river rock floor, limestone tile and stone vanity.
  • Side deck has tempered glass inserts to allow sunlight to flood lower level bedrooms.
  • Family Room/Den has ethernet port, deck access, matt finish grey washed oak floor, quartz stacked stone wood burning fireplace with gas starter.
  • Bedroom/office with ethernet port.
  • 300+ bottle cedar lined wine room with glass maple door.
  • Roof Deck with large entertaining area and spectacular views of Devonshire Canyon.
  • 2,000+ sq. ft. of decking including durable, low maintenance Trex decking.
  • Home has approx. 700 sq. ft of partly unfinished basement/storage with shelving, lights and electric outlets.
  • Double garage with work bench, cabinets and extra lighting.
  • Garden with play structure and trampoline.
  • Minutes from Caltrain and down town San Carlos with shops, restaurants and Sunday Farmer’s Market.
  • Children will also have the advantage of attending top schools such as Heather Elementary, Tierra Linda Middle, and Carlmont High.
  • New roof, 3 yrs. old.
  • Water fountain in entry.
  • Forced air heating.
  • Green/energy compliant windows and plumbing.

Open Sun May 6th 2-4pm. Broker’s tour Tuesday May 8th, 10-1pm


820 Sea Spray Lane, #208, Foster City, CA

Offered at $888,000

A terrific find in Spinnaker Cove!


Recently updated this spacious 2 bed 2 bath condo has 1,233 sq. ft. of living space, new carpet, vinyl flooring, updated bathrooms and kitchen with quartz counter tops, new contemporary lighting fixtures, extra storage, in unit laundry, wood burning fireplace, and plenty of natural daylight from the two extra side windows. Amenities include pools, spa, sauna, clubhouse, secured parking for one car, tennis court, boat dock, RV lot, children’s playground, and plenty of guest parking! Children may attend top ranked Foster City schools (buyer to verify eligibility), moments form Metro Center and Bridgepoint Parkway for shopping and fine dining. Conveniently located between Silicon Valley and San Francisco this home is perfect for a commuter.  Twilight Tour Thursday 5/17, 5-7pm, Sat 5/19 & Sun 5/20, 2-4pm. 820 Sea Spray Lane, Foster City, CA


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413 Poinsettia Ave, San Mateo, CA

Offered at $,1,498,000

A terrific find in The Village of San Mateo! This spacious 4 bed 2.5 bath as 2,040 sq,ft. of living space has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, fresh paint, new carpet, dual pane windows, new kitchen, marble bathrooms, new roof, a HUGE family room with vaulted ceilings, skylights and a wood burning fireplace. Backyard will WOW all your friends and family. Designed by a local landscape designer it boasts drought tolerant plants, a fountain, private side patio, play structure, fruit trees, raised vegetable boxes for the hobby farmer plus a hammock in a shady corner, perfect to chill out with a book. The property is located close to Hillsdale Shopping, Caltrain, 101 and 92 for easy access to Silicon Valley or SF. Also nearby is Whole Foods, the Bay Meadows Fieldwork Brewery and Tin Pot Creamery! Watch the virtual tour DRONE video for more info!

Open House:

Tuesday Oct 24th 10am-12 noon. Saturday Oct 28th 2-4pm, Sunday Oct 29th 2-4pm,

  • 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2,040 sq ft living space, 6,750 sq ft lot.
  • Gleaming hardwood floors, new carpet, marble tile, fresh paint, beautifully landscaped garden with fountain and play structure!
  • Close to highway 101, 92, Caltrain, SFO, Hillsdale Shopping, Whole Foods Market, Tin Pot Creamery and Fieldworks Brewery.
  • HUGE family room has vaulted ceilings, skylights, parquet flooring, a stone, wood burning fireplace, wet bar and french doors.
  • Newly remodeled kitchen with quartz counter tops, modern appliances, and view to private side patio.
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793 Elm St #18 San Carlos CA

Offered at $998,000

Open House: Twilight tour – Thursday May 4th, 5-7PM and Sat/Sun May 6th/7th 2-4PM

Living RoomA stunning penthouse corner condo fully remodeled in the heart of San Carlos at 793 Elm St.

Full of designer features and architectural interest, this home has 2 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 parking spaces in the secure parking garage and a total of 1,524 sq ft of open plan living space.

The gourmet kitchen has stainless steel appliances, cherry cabinets, stone tile and gleaming granite counter tops. Recessed lighting, crown molding and light oak and Travertine stone floors throughout.

The bright and airy living room has vaulted ceilings and a wood burning fireplace. The informal dining area which has a back lit tray ceiling overlooks a balcony with views of the San Carlos hills. Perfect for a glass of wine on a hot summer night! Single level, with stairway and elevator access.

Two parking spaces in the secure garage plus a separate storage closet. This beautiful 24 unit building has a stunning lobby and common area, pool, spa and well appointed recreational rooms on each of the three levels. It’s like having your own vacation resort!

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San Jose Canned Perfection

Just Sold – Contemporary factory loft

Loft, Downtown San Jose CA

From renting to home ownership.  First time buyers dreams come true – finally a place to call home.

High end, true loft, exposed brick wall, concrete floor, dramatic high ceiling, wood beams, skylight, lots of custom upgrades. Large gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless appliances, fiber optic internet,walk to farmer’s market, restaurants and shops. Designated parking space, washer/dryer incl., easy commute location. Near recently approved new downtown Apple campus.

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Modern condo West of 101. 453 E. OKeefe St, #208 East Palo Alto

Listed at $629,500.

Location, Location Location! Great opportunity near Facebook and Google Campuses, close to HWY 101 for easy commute to Silicon Valley. Only a few blocks from The Four Seasons Hotel and a 10 min drive to downtown Palo Alto with some of the best restaurants in the Bay Area! This open planned, bright and airy condo has been remodeled and updated with new paint, carpet and designer fixtures and fittings. Kitchen has been fully remodeled with white cabinets,
quartz counter tops. Laundry in condo plus A/C.

E. Palo Alto Condo
453 O’Keefe St


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  • Remodeled and updated
  • Great for first time buyer or investor
  • 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, 1,093 SF
  • Minutes from HWY 101, downtown Palo Alto, Facebook and Google
  • Easy access to Silicon Valley
  • Move in ready!


Perfect Townhouse in Foster City – 1102 Balclutha Drive – Listed at $898,000

Terrific picture perfect contemporary town house in the heart of Foster City!

2 Bedroom, 2.5 bathroom town house with 1340 sq feet of living space.

Close to top ranked schools, local parks, Civic Center, Metro Center, Library and The Market Place with trendy restaurants and cafes. The entire home has been remodeled and updated presenting luxurious living at every turn. New designer materials and finishes give this home a classic and timeless ambiance.

Features include maple hardwood floors, marble tile and counter tops, two wood burning fireplaces, recessed lighting, two private patios, a private balcony off the master bedroom, skylights and vaulted ceilings. The bright and airy dining room is the perfect place to entertain family and friends.

Enjoy relaxing by the tranquil community spa and pool with friends on hot summer afternoons. It just like your very own vacation resort!

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Stylishly Remodeled Silicon Valley Family Home

3556 Williams Road – San Jose  Listed at $1,099,000


Remodeled and updated 4 bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom, approx. 1,809 square foot interior, approx. 6300 sq. foot lot.  Close to high ranked silicon valley schools, HWY 280 & 17.

2 Miles from Downtown Campbell with charming restaurants and boutiques.



659 Crane Ave, Foster City, CA Offered at: $1,438,000

659 Crane Ave is a stunning family home fully updated and remodeled on a quiet Foster City street. Full of designer features and architectural interest. This home has 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and huge 7,600 sq. ft lot.

Open plan family room & kitchen has many modern features such as the stainless steel fridge, built in double oven, microwave, dishwasher and Viking gas range.
Recessed lighting, crown molding and gleaming oak floors throughout. Designer glass tile and spa bathtubs in both bathrooms.
The bright and airy living room has a contemporary design gas fireplace with glass mosaic tile surround. Stone paved driveway can accommodate 3 to 4 cars and the double garage comes with a brand new Samsung washer and dryer
  • Designer Features and Details
  • Close to Bay Trail and local Parks
  • Top Ranked Schools
  • Easy Access to 101 and 92
  • Contemporary Fountain with LED Lighting

Contact Viv at viv@rwthompsonproperties.com for more information.