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Address: 12 Quail Crossing, Moraga

Asking price: $2.495 million

Description: Situated on more than 5 picturesque acres and surrounded by tree-studded foothills, this five-bedroom above Rancho Laguna Park offers upscale living in a bucolic setting. A built-in barbecue and multiple patios are among the outdoor spaces of a lot hosting a pool, spa, front deck and ample room for a bocce court or children’s play area. The chef’s kitchen includes a walk-in pantry, granite counters, custom cabinetry and an oversized breakfast bar, while wainscoting and bay windows decorate an adjacent dining room. A brick fireplace serves as the centerpiece of a living room that opens to the garden, and the family room includes a fireplace of its own with a floor-to-ceiling stone surround. For more information, visit

Don’t miss: The outdoor spaces. Besides the aforementioned amenities, the lot also includes a putting green.

Built: 1998

Square feet: 4,175

For more information: Elena Hood, Coldwell Banker, (925) 254-3030,

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