Donna Garrison REALTOR® 925.980.0273

Susan Schall REALTOR® 925.519.8226


September 4, 2019

Open Houses this weekend

Enter to win a Sonos One with Alexa!

Visit 2 or more of our open houses this weekend and enter to win. Drawing to be held by Monday, Sept 9th.

Open Houses are all Sat/Sun 1-4pm.

Click the address to view photos & more info about each home

Ruby Hill Open Houses
1502 Via Di Salerno (Call for more info)
1361 Via Di Salerno
1018 Via Di Salerno
1535 Rubino Ct.
2161 Pomezia Ct.

3300 Newport Street
900 Sycamore Road
186 Junipero

By Admin
June 18, 2019

Parkside Paradise FOR SALE – 5802 Arthur Drive, Pleasanton

5802 Arthur Drive, Pleasanton, CA 94588

Next to Pleasanton’s Gem, the Pleasanton Sport Park

Offered at $1,300,000

More Photos Here

Parkside Paradise. Enjoy the summer at your home just steps to the Ken Mercer Sports Park with skate board park, playgrounds, soccer, basketball, and football fields. Walk to Peet’s, The Hopyard and Porky’s Pizza. Meander over to the Tennis Park just across the way. Or stay home and vacation in your resort styled yard with pool and spa. This house and location can’t be beat! Award winning Pleasanton schools.

5802 Arthur Drive is for sale with Susan Schall and Donna Garrison, REALTORS, Fabulous Properties Team, Venture Sotheby’s International Realty.

March 1, 2019

Just SOLD – 2996 W. Ruby Hill Drive, Pleasanton, CA

East Coast Styled Ruby Hill Estate

2996 W. Ruby Hill Drive, Pleasanton, CA
Offered at $2,750,000

2996 W. Ruby Hill Drivce

  • 5774 SF
  • .86 Acre wooded golf course lot
  • 4 BD + Bonus (or BD 5)
  • 5 Full and 1 Half BA
  • Executive Office
  • Mud Room
  • Covered Heated Loggia with Outdoor Kitchen & Fireplace
  • Main level guest suite
  • 3 Car Garage and Circular Driveway
  • Built by Aspenwood Homes in 2007

Live the good life, Hampton’s style, with loads of light spilling in through French doors and through gorgeous windows. Stunning curved staircase; extensive use of marble and cherry; gourmet kitchen with dual dishwashers & marble countertops; Living room designed with acoustics in mind for music lovers, and includes the perfect space for your grand piano; New York hotel-styled bathrooms; custom wainscoting, millwork and beautiful custom built-ins; coffered and paneled ceilings; wine cellar; large mudroom; stunning wood paneled executive office; gorgeous reading nook; fabulous craft or sewing room; and built-out bonus room or bed 5.

Gorgeous stone front and circular driveway, its set on a woodsy .86-acre golf course lot, just down the way from the Ruby Hill Golf Club. Enjoy your views form the partially enclosed and covered rear porch with stone brick floors, outdoor fireplace, ceiling fan and heaters, and outdoor kitchen.

Updates in recent years include the updated hotel-styled master bath; the addition of a descending movie screen and projection system in the living room; the fabulous mud-room was added to the floor plan; shower added to pool bath; closets and finish work in the bonus room; built out 260 SF closet in BD 4 (this added closet space is not included in square footage).  Additionally, wood floors were extended throughout the upper level bedrooms and the loggia was completely built out. 2 new Bosch dishwashers installed, new HVAC unit for main level, two new hot water heaters and new wine cellar refrigeration unit installed.

Ruby Hill is nestled in the rolling countryside on the eastern edge of Pleasanton. The mix of luxurious custom and semi-custom homes encircles a private, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, the only one of its kind in Northern California. The grand Ruby Hill Golf Course clubhouse overlooks the 18th green. In addition, the community features a 24-hour manned security gate, community center, pool, tennis courts, sports fields, parks and open space.

2996 W. Ruby Hill Drive is offered for sale by Donna Garrison and Susan Schall, REALTORS, The Fabulous Properties Team, Venture Sotheby’s International Realty. Call Susan at 925.519.8226 or Donna at 925.980.0273 for more info.

January 4, 2019

JUST SOLD – 2423 Pomino Way, Ruby Hill, Pleasanton

Ruby Hill Elegant French Country Estate

2423 Pomino Way, Pleasanton

Offered at $2,175,000

More photos here

Situated on a quiet street in the heart of Ruby Hill, this gorgeous custom home exudes sophistication and tranquility.  The home features stone and hardwood flooring in the central areas, as well as luxurious features such as classic columns, designer lighting, and a built-in temperature-controlled wine closet. The gourmet kitchen features granite counters, custom-painted cabinets and stainless-steel appliances. The nook overlooks the kitchen, the inviting family room and the private backyard.  The master bedroom suite is located on the main floor and includes a sitting room and a spa-like master bath with marble floors and counters.  Also on the main floor are a roomy laundry room with built-in desk, a formal study which provides privacy and plenty of storage, a powder room and an inviting foyer.

Located on the second floor are two bedrooms that share a Jack and Jill bath and an additional bedroom and a lovely hall bath.  The Theater/bonus room provides room for play and includes a built-in TV and surround sound, as well as a beverage refrigerator.  The lush and professionally landscaped yard is perfect for entertaining, with its tranquil waterfall, spacious patios and lawn for play. The three-car garage has built-in storage and has extra room for storage.

Pleasanton schools. Ruby Hill HOA $215/mo includes: Manned gates, common area landscaping, community center with pool, tennis, basketball court, soccer field, playground, picnic grounds and roaming security.

  •  2423 Pomino Way, Ruby Hill, Pleasanton, CA
  • 4,484 SF on .55 acre private lot
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ bathrooms
  • Office, Theater/bonus room
  • Main floor master
  • Three-car garage
  • Custom home built in 1999
  • HOA $215/mo

For more information on this stunning home contact the Fabulous Properties Team of  Donna Garrison, REALTOR, at 925.980.0273 or Susan Schall, REALTOR, at 925.519.8226.  This home is listed with Venture Sotheby’s International Realty.

October 9, 2018

20% Down is Not Your Only Option

So your kids are of age and are starting to discuss buying their first home.  Problem is they don’t know how/where to come up with the 20% required.  There are a lot of different options and 20% is not the golden number.  First step should be to consult with your lender to understand what programs they have and what downpayment amounts are required.  We have relationships with some of the best lenders in the business and are happy to make the referral.

We’d be delighted to help your child find their first home as well. Just reach out to us – Susan Schall is at or Donna Garrison is at


Down Payment Dilema

September 12, 2018

NEW – Out of Area Listing 5744 Halleck Drive, San Jose

Cut Your Commute
5744 Halleck Drive, San Jose, CA

Offered at $998,000


See all photos here

5744 Halleck Drive, San Jose, CA

  • Hillview South
  • 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
  • 1390 SF
  • 6720 SF Lot
  • 2 car garage
  • Built in 1977

Shorten your commute in this 4 bedroom charmer only 10 minutes from the SJC Airport and quick commute to Silicon Valley.

Beautifully remodeled and perfectly maintained with fresh paint, new laminate flooring, extensive crown molding and updated kitchens and baths. The home features Stainless KitchenAid appliances, custom pull-out pantry, breakfast bar, travertine tile floors, dual pane windows, LED recessed lighting, ceiling fans and a tranquil feel. Large rear patio and yard is perfect for entertaining.

Light filled and happy, this is a wonderful place to call home. Walk to all the necessities like In-N-Out, Starbucks and Westfield Oakridge Mall. VTA (Ohlone/Chynoweth Station) 1 mile.

This home is a turn key for quick move in perfect for you or could be a perfect commuter rental (lease extra bedrooms to other commuters.)

For more information contact Susan Schall at 925.519.8226 or Donna Garrison at 925.980.0273.


April 21, 2018

[FOR SALE] 3521 Valenza Way, Ruby Hill

4 BD, 3 BA, 2,627 SF on .17 acre lot backing to glorious open space.

Call for pricing.

For more information, contact Fabulous Properties – Susan Schall at 925.519.8226 or Donna Garrison at 925.980.0273.

By Admin
April 21, 2018

[FOR SALE] 1855 Sannita Court, Ruby Hill

5 BD, 5 BA, 6996 SF on Resort styled lot.
More info coming soon.

For more information, contact Fabulous Properties – Susan Schall at 925.519.8226 or Donna Garrison at 925.980.0273.

By Admin
April 20, 2018

[FOR SALE] 1.4 Acre Commercial Lot – I580 Scenic Corridor in Livermore

FOR SALE – 1.4 Acres at Las Positas Road (across from 2784 Las Positas Road)
Commercial –Serving General Commercial APN – 99-15-65   61,022 SF +/-

Offered at $599,000

Build your dream business in this prime Livermore location with significant access potential from the region and community at large on this 1.4 parcel. Well suited for retail, office or service activity. Located in busy commercial area across from Walmart, Kohl’s, Wheel Works, Home Depot and Kaiser Permanente, near coffee, gym, preschool, and restaurants. With a population of approximately 75,000, the City of Livermore includes a historic downtown, thriving Livermore Valley Wine Country, and booming residential home market.

The site is located in the City of Livermore, located in the Livermore-Amador Valley in Alameda County. The cities of Dublin and Pleasanton are located approximately 3 miles to the west. The City of Tracy is located approximately 20 miles to the east, in the San Joaquin Valey. Regional access to the City and lot is provided by interstate 580, and State Route 84.

Community Serving General Commercial (CSGC) This designation provides for commercial uses appropriate to locations outside of the Downtown, in areas with significant access potential from the region and the community at large. The CSGC designation identifies location along major streets, and adjacent and accessible to a highway or freeway, where any one or combination of significant community serving retail, office, and service activity is appropriate. A broad range of commercial uses are appropriate. The precise commercial mix and uses will be identified at the time of zoning or specific project review. In general, the CSGC encourages the location of commercial uses generally consisting of a size, bulk and coverage found in a regional retail shopping center environment, including:

Destination-oriented prime retail tenants and accessory retail uses;
Business and commercial services; and
Professional and administrative offices
CSGC areas will be compatible with surrounding land uses. In the general area are Home Depot, Walmart, Kohl’s, Kaiser, Wheel Works, Popeye’s, Strings, Patelco Credit Union, Gamestop, offices, and Primrose School of Livermore.

Contact Susan Schall at 925.519.8226 or Donna Garrison at 925.980.0273 for more info.

By Admin
April 20, 2018

[FOR SALE] Development Opportunity – 2301 Concannon Blvd., Livermore

2301 Concannon Blvd., Livermore – Build a small restaurant or wine tasting room on this 2.08 acre site. The South Livermore Specific Plan provides information on requirements and uses for this highly visible lot in the Livermore Valley Wine Country.

Call Susan Schall at 925.519.8226 or Donna Garrison at 925.980.0273 for more info.

By Admin
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