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8 Octavia: Timing, Sales, And A Peek Inside

8 Octavia: Timing, Sales, And A Peek Inside

Construction on 8 Octavia, the modern 47-unit building designed by Stanley Saitowitz rising on the former Central Freeway parcel along Octavia between Market and Haight, is on-track to be finished at the end of July and the first residents are expected to move in this fall along with three retailers on the ground floor(s). While the final pricing has yet Read More »

Apples To Apples And Peak To Peak?

Apples To Apples And Peak To Peak?

Purchased for $2,700,000 in August of 2007, the John Maniscalco designed home at 836 Alvarado is back on the market and listed for $2,599,000, a little under $800 per foot. The main level of the four-bedroom Noe Valley home features Avodire wood cabinets and accent walls, behind which a secondary staircase to the master suite Read More »

Chef Tyler Florence’s “Creek House” On The Menu In Mill Valley

Chef Tyler Florence’s “Creek House” On The Menu In Mill Valley

Celebrity chef Tyler Florence’s cottage is on the market for $1,995,000 in Mill Valley. Originally constructed in 1926, the Cascade Drive “Creek House” has been renovated with designer finishes throughout, including a true chef’s kitchen with concrete and oyster shell counters; a butcher block insert for cutting; and Viking appliances (including a full-sized wine refrigerator). Read More »

Rebuilt With An Abundance Of Contemporary Flair

Rebuilt With An Abundance Of Contemporary Flair

Listed for $1,425,000 last December with 1,630 square feet, three legal bedrooms, and an unwarranted in-law below, the Upper Noe home at 545 Valley sold for $1,350,000 in February. Since “stripped to the studs and rebuilt” with the facade above, 545 Valley Street is now back on the market and listed for $2,599,000 with a Read More »

A Bonus Bath!  On The Roof.

A Bonus Bath! On The Roof.

The plumbed bathtub on the roof of 28 Prosper Street isn’t included in the official two bathroom count for the Castro home, but it is fully functional as far as we know. Purchased for $1,300,000 in 2006, the kitchen was remodeled in 2008 with green granite and a Bertazzoni gas range: Read More »

Opened Up Then Divided, And Fired Up Inside And Out

Opened Up Then Divided, And Fired Up Inside And Out

While the living area has been opened up, the front bedroom of the top-floor Noe condo at 142 27th Street has been divided in order to create space for a nursery (click triptych to enlarge). And on a chilly morning following a chilly eve, our attention is divided between the wood burning fireplace in the Read More »

Seeing Red And Green At 285 San Anselmo Avenue

Seeing Red And Green At 285 San Anselmo Avenue

Sitting on a near half-acre lot, the 6,700 square foot St. Francis Wood home at 285 San Anselmo Avenue was originally designed by Samuel Lightner Hyman and Abraham Appleton. The interior, however, has since undergone a contemporary remodeling, including a modern high-end kitchen finished with white Zodiaq quartz counters and Spanish red Poggenpohl cabinetry: Read More »

A Rather Great Room And Terrace With Even Greater Views

A Rather Great Room And Terrace With Even Greater Views

A keyed elevator opens directly into the great room of the 1,782 square foot Nob Hill condo, the eastern wall of which opens to a private terrace with big San Francisco views. Inside, the master suite of 30 Miller Place #1 is decked out with a wall of Poliform wardrobes and opens to a master Read More »

Big Swinging In Sausalito With A Sandbox For The Adults

Big Swinging In Sausalito With A Sandbox For The Adults

Featured on the American Institute of Architects 2012 tour of Marin homes, while 525 Bridegeway hasn’t yet been listed, the modern three-level home is about to hit the market over in Sausalito. The open first floor features a living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, access to the south facing patio with grill and hot tub, and Read More »

Miraloma Park Remodeled, Reviewed, And Record In The Works?

Miraloma Park Remodeled, Reviewed, And Record In The Works?

Purchased for $890,000 six months ago having been listed as a fixer for $895,000 with four bedrooms and 2,332 square feet, the Miraloma Park home at 535 Teresita Boulevard has returned to the market as a renovated five-bedroom home with 3,184 square feet. A few pros, cons, and “eye catchers” for the property by way Read More »

Before And After And Back On The Market In Mission Dolores

Purchased for $1,400,000 seven months ago, the appliances within 3650 20th Street’s kitchen have since been upgraded with a better class of stainless steel, a proper hood has been installed over the stove, and the cabinets have been painted. The living room nook which had been listed as “an open bar area for cocktails…an office Read More »

Cottage Charm In The City Listed For Under Four Hundred Grand

Cottage Charm In The City Listed For Under Four Hundred Grand

Set back from the street behind a flowering garden, we’ll agree. What the one-bedroom Bernal cottage at 129 Ellert Street might lack in terms of space, it makes up for in charm: Read More »

The Contemporary Story And Stories Behind 33 Valley’s Old Facade

The Contemporary Story And Stories Behind 33 Valley’s Old Facade

Purchased as a vacant two-unit building for $810,000 in 2010 with 1,936 listed square feet at the time, 33 Valley Street has just returned to the market as a “contemporary Noe residence” for $2,995,000 with 4,195 square feet and four floors behind the old façade. Inside, the kitchen is decked out in marble and limestone Read More »

The House With A Conscience Returns

The House With A Conscience Returns

From the plugged-in reader who purchased the Noe Valley “house with a conscience” at 3961 25th Street for $2,850,000 back in June of 2009: Fun to read all of your comments, I bought the house and am very happy. For me it was the location (flat and close to 24th street, the gym/shopping) and the Read More »

The Modern Home At 3577 Pacific Comes Bouncing Back

The Modern Home At 3577 Pacific Comes Bouncing Back

Listed for $7,700,000 in October of 2008 following a major expansion and renovation, the Presidio Heights home at 3577 Pacific Avenue quietly sold for $4,900,000 in July of 2009. Today, the 4,264 square foot home returned to the market listed for $6,500,000 having been included on the AIA’s 2012 tour of modern San Francisco homes. Read More »