A New Perspective: I Spy (with my little eye) | Real Estate Insights

All are invited to explore this private Shangri-la where hidden treasures abound. What do YOU spy?

The personal stories of one Realtor’s battles and triumphs in the highly-competitive Bay Area Real Estate Market, seeking to illuminate and humanize the very real ups-and-downs of homeownership.

When a truly special property comes along that requires exploration and discovery, what else but a poem and a treasure hunt to catch one’s imagination? Here’s my attempt (and blatant knock-off) of a favorite series my kids and I devoured at the library on a weekly basis when we were all much younger (especially me). We loved pouring over the colorful photographs to find the hidden objects and spent hours doing so.

I SPY . . . (with my little eye)

A pool, a palm, a shady path,
A slide, a fern, a stone bird’s bath,
A tiki man upon a shelf,
A gnome, an imp (or garden elf?)
A birdhouse sits upon a pole,
And one more hidden in a knoll,
Atop the stairs, a mouse’s hole!
A creek, T-Rex, an iron gate,
A secret garden lies in wait,
Gas torch, carved arch, plants on a wall,
A readers nook tucked in the hall,
A guest house hides a Murphy Bed,
A British phone booth in bright red,
A wooden swing to rest one’s head?
Hot tub, gazebo, waterfall,
A towering redwood guards it all,
A box of buttons ‘neath the glass,
A magic homestead at long last.
 So wander slowly through the grounds, to hear the birds sing in the round, and find the treasures that abound . . . .

Thursday evening, April 20 | 6:00-8:00 pm

Please join us for refreshments, light fare, and a treasure hunt at this truly one-of-a-kind property. Kids of ALL ages welcome! Now you can join Sarah, me, and our talented team in real life and real-time (Hawaiian shirts optional).

List Price: $6,789,000
Open: Sunday, April 23, 1-4:00pm
Brokers’ Tour: Monday, April 24, 10:00am-1:00pm
Shown by appointment only thereafter!
Please contact Julie or Sarah at 510.326.0840 or 415.990.7654

Julie Gardner & Sarah Abel | Compass Realty

Not just Realtors, but consultants in all things house and home, we’re here to educate, explore, examine and refer . . . In short, you may count on us to take care of your home as if it were our own and anyone who knows us, knows we take pretty darn good care of our homes.

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