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California Homes With Character For Sale

Patch logo Patch 1/19/2020 Bea Karnes
water next to the building: This home is in Ladera Ranch, Calif. © This home is in Ladera Ranch, Calif.

CALIFORNIA — For home buyers looking for unique touches, there are homes available in California right now that are anything but cookie-cutter.

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1932 Spanish-Style Home Has Vaulted, Beamed Ceilings

This home has been owned by the same family for over 40 years. See inside to appreciate the rich architectural details.

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One Of San Francisco's Painted Ladies Is For Sale

It's called "postcard row" and features some of the most photographed homes in the world. One of them just went on the market.

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Frank Lloyd Wright Jr.'s Storied Novarro House Gets Price Drop

The unique celebrity magnet has been home to "Ben Hur" star Ramon Novarro, Leonard Bernstein, Diane Keaton and Christina Ricci.

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Ex-Tinder Exec 'Swipes Right' On $4.35 Mill Manhattan Beach Home

The spacious master bedroom boasts dual walk-in closets, a fireplace and great views.

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This Old-Timer Is A Charmer: 1928 Martinez Bungalow

This Arts-and-Crafts bungalow has remained in the same family for over 90 years and still has many original details.

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A Ship's Captain Built This 1948 Concord Pool Home

A built-in wall bed, manicured gardens, mahogany trim, aviary, large backyard pool — and a pond! — are just a few of the custom touches.Million-dollar

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Stunning Mid-Century Home Hits Market In Palm Desert

Featured in the 2020 Modernism Tour, this home was built in 1956 and has been beautifully maintained.

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Look Inside This $27M Historic Home In Laguna Beach

Have you ever imagined what it was like to cozy on the deck or wake to those views, just like Bette Davis and Erroll Flynn? Yeah. Us too.

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Gorgeous Ladera Ranch Home Stunning At $5 Million

Enjoy 10Ksqft custom water features, a putting green, sport court, veranda, warming fire pits, and a built-in barbecue with outdoor kitchen

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Redwood City Home Boasts Unique Loft Space: $2.3M

When rains sweep the Peninsula, all one needs is a cozy spot to stay warm — like the unique loft space in this Redwood City home.

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Follow The Brick Road To This Yellow House In Pleasanton

This charming modern Victorian home on 1st Street in Pleasanton has curb appeal and a spacious interior.

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