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Only in San Francisco, Take Two

Only in San Francisco, Take Two

If the whitewashing of ornate detailing and original woodwork in the name of modernizing drives you crazy, now’s the time to look away. Purchased for $2.55 million last year, the “Exceptional Eureka Valley Home” at 3751-3753 17th Street, which had been “lovingly curated” by the same owner for over... Read More »

Banker’s Eight-Figure Presidio Heights Pad Fails to Fetch its ’06 Price

Banker’s Eight-Figure Presidio Heights Pad Fails to Fetch its ’06 Price

Purchased by onetime Bank of America Chairman and CEO, David Coulter, along with his wife, Susan Weeks Coulter, for $15.225 million in 2006, the 9,100-square-foot Presidio Heights mansion at 3444 Washington Street returned to the market with an $18 million price tag early last year, having failed to sell... Read More »

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Priced at $29.8 Million

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Priced at $29.8 Million

Having been unofficially on the market as an unfinished spec home without a published price since 2016, the new modern Atherton mansion which sits on a 1.6-acre parcel at 96 Ridge View Drive and offers views to the skyline of San Francisco is now construction complete and officially on... Read More »

Best One-Bedroom at The Brannan Effectively Fetches Its 2016 Price

Best One-Bedroom at The Brannan Effectively Fetches Its 2016 Price

Purchased for $1.16 million in March of 2016, “the BEST one bedroom unit at the Brannan with panoramic breathtaking views of the City, Twin Peaks & Bay Bridge along with floor to ceiling windows and sliding glass doors” returned to the market this past January with a new Wolf... Read More »

Potrero Penthouse Fetches 4.3 Percent over 2014 Price

Potrero Penthouse Fetches 4.3 Percent over 2014 Price

Purchased for $1.725 million in May of 2014 and dubbed “the best penthouse in the Onyx,” the two-bedroom unit #407 at 415 De Haro Street, in the flats of Potrero Hill, returned to the market listed for $1.850 million this past November. The corner unit features an open floor... Read More »

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Fetches a Mere $11 Million

Landmark Presidio Heights Home Fetches a Mere $11 Million

The landmark 10,000-square-foot home at 3500 Jackson Street is the largest Bernard Maybeck designed home in San Francisco and still features a plethora of its original detailing, with redwood walls and ornate fireplaces and fixtures designed by Maybeck while the kitchen has been modernized along with a few other... Read More »

An Ironic $320K Hit for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

An Ironic $320K Hit for a Remodeled ‘Penthouse’ Loft

Having been completed remodeled from the studs up, with custom finishes throughout and the phrase “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm” prominently stenciled near the ceiling of the 2,000-ish-square-foot loft’s main room, 767 Bryant Street #403 sold for $1.87 million this past June.... Read More »

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced Another Million

Menlo Park House of Light Reduced Another Million

Designed by the late modernist architect John Thodos and built on a wooded Menlo Park lot seven years ago, the award-winning “House of Light” at 625 Hobart Street hit the market early last year priced at $8.5 million or roughly $1,690 per square foot. Reduced to $6.8 million at... Read More »

Hidden Museum Estate on the Market for $12.5 Million

Hidden Museum Estate on the Market for $12.5 Million

Built in 1987 for Robert Pritikin, the former ad man responsible for Rice-a-Roni’s iconic jingle, the landlocked urban estate at 47 Chenery Street which spans over half an acre of Glen Park property and is known as either Chenery House or the Pritikin Museum is on the market for... Read More »

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Neo-Victorian in Noe Fetches 2 Percent Under 2016 Price

Built in 1895, the Noe Valley Victorian at 228 Day Street was completely renovated and redesigned as a 2,370-square-foot “Neo-Victorian” home two years ago, with an open floor plan, soaring ceiling, exposed steel beams, high-end finishes and a modern staircase connecting its floors. Purchased post-renovation for $2.45 million in... Read More »