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| A couple of shots of the exterior of our house in wonderful
Belvedere, California. In case you don't know about Belvedere,
it is one of the nicest spots in the San Francisco Bay Area. I
don't want to sound pretentious, but Belevedere was ranked 7th
in the nation in terms of most expensive areas to live. Now
that we live here, I can begin to understand why.
No matter where you live in Belvedere, you can walk out
your front door and go for a walk in the woods, with incredible
views of Angel Island, the San Francisco skyline, and the Golden
Gate bridge in the background. Nadine and I do this almost daily
. But wait, there's more! You can
also walk down the hill and board a ferry to San Francisco. Instead
of fighting commuter traffic, you can be relaxing on board a nice
boat while it takes you to and from work. As they say in real
estate, location is everything, and in the case of Belvedere, it's
true. By the way,
this house is for rent
from the months of September
until June each year. If you need to be in the bay area during the
send us a message
and see if it is
still available. It comes fully furnished, and the rent is $4200
per month. See, I told you Belvedere was expensive!
Here is a view from our patio. Down below you can see
an area know as Beledere lagoon. All the houses there border
on a small lagoon area, where you can take your little boat
and putz around on the water. The hills in the background
are part of Tiburon, another nice area in Marin county. We
often have lunch and dinner on the patio. Since we are on
the east side of the island, the afternoon sun is already on
the other side and the shade makes it very pleasant to sit
outside and enjoy the view.
Here is a picture of our dining area, which is just
off the kitchen. Our house is built into a hillside, so
everything is extrememly private. Through the window you can
see the trees and bushes that surround our house. There is a
small patio just outside, where we usually do any bar-b-que
cooking if Nadine feels like it. The chairs are leather, and
yes, each one is a different color. Chalk it up to Henry
wanting to be eccentric.
Quote of the day:
A real friend is one who walks in when
the rest of the world walks out.
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