January 16, 2013

A MoFo Marin Estate And Reduction: 117 Laurel Grove Avenue

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The 40 acres upon which Alexander Morrison (founder of San Francisco’s Morrison and Foerster or MoFo for short) built his Marin estate in 1903 has been whittled down to 1.4 acres, but the big views of Mt. Tam and Mt. Baldy and estate-styled living all remain.

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From the website for The Morrison Estate which was listed for $9,750,000 early last year but is now on the market, but not officially listed, for $8,950,000:

When the sun has set on most of Ross, the last rays still linger on this home’s warm, bright front porch. The master bedroom’s east window glows with morning sunrise, and in the evening, its French doors open onto sunsets over Mt. Tam. Time has confirmed Mr. Morrison’s foresight and vision, bestowing additional advantages such as neighboring homes sited so that virtually none can be seen...

∙ Listing: 117 Laurel Grove Avenue, Ross (5/6) - $8,950,000 [117laurelgrove.com]

First Published: January 16, 2013 10:00 AM

Comments from "Plugged In" Readers

I like that blurb about sunset and sunrise. It literally describes the property in the best possible light.

Posted by: The Milkshake of Despair at January 16, 2013 4:05 PM

Kitchen - ugh. Can you even turn around in that small space?

Posted by: marc at January 18, 2013 11:50 PM

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