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A Pristine Mid-Century Modern View Home For $2.995 Million

A Pristine Mid-Century Modern View Home For $2.995 Million

Built in 1968, the three-bedroom Mid-Century Modern home at 1930 Straits View Drive in Tiburon has never changed hands and remains in pristine period condition, including the décor. There are big views from nearly every room. And a workshop under the carport isn’t counted in the finished 2,036 square... Read More »

Ornate Art Deco Home Sells For $3.2M In Two Weeks Time

Ornate Art Deco Home Sells For $3.2M In Two Weeks Time

Purchased for $1,832,099 in 2012 and listed for $2,850,000 two weeks ago, the sale of the ornate Art Deco home at 99 Ord has already closed escrow with a reported contract price of $3,200,000 or $1,122 per square foot. The ‘Taravellier House’ was designed by Fabre & Hildebrand and... Read More »

Art Deco With An Ornate Modern Kitchen On Ord

Art Deco With An Ornate Modern Kitchen On Ord

Designed by Fabre & Hildebrand and built for Justin Taravellier and his wife Marie in 1932, the ornate Art Deco home at 99 Ord and 17th Street has been repainted, both inside and out, since being purchased for $1,832,099 in 2012, but most of its original Deco details remain... Read More »

Knorr, Girard, And  Mid-Century, Oh My!

Knorr, Girard, And Mid-Century, Oh My!

The mid-century home at 568 Mountain Home Road in Woodside was designed by Don Knorr in 1969 and the front doors by Alexander Girard, both of whom were friends of the owner who passed away in 2012. In addition to the main residence, the 3-acre property includes a guest... Read More »

Foreclosed Upon, Trashed And Back For $3.5 Million

Foreclosed Upon, Trashed And Back For $3.5 Million

On the market as an unfinished spec home with 7,000 square feet of space in the Oakland Hills for $2.65 million in 2009, 13383 Campus Drive failed to sell and was subsequently foreclosed upon (and trashed). Listed in need of “some work” for $1.3 million in 2013, and with tags... Read More »

Eclectic Ashbury Heights Mansion On The Market For $4.5M

Eclectic Ashbury Heights Mansion On The Market For $4.5M

Built in 1908 and since seismically upgraded, the 4,500-square-foot Buena Vista Park home at 880 Ashbury was on the market for $2.75 million in early 2011 and sold for $2.46 million that June. The four-level home is an eclectic mix of old and new, with ornate original woodwork and period details; an... Read More »

17,000 Square Feet Of Space And Parking For 40 Cars In Los Altos Hills

17,000 Square Feet Of Space And Parking For 40 Cars In Los Altos Hills

Built for C. Earl Dawson in 1939 on what was then a 130-acre assemblage of land purchased from the University of California in 1936, the 17,000-square-foot Rancho San Antonio estate now occupies a 5.6-acre parcel at 11627 Dawson Drive in Los Altos Hills. Purchased for $6 million in 1997,... Read More »

Seeking A New Envoy Of Beer

Seeking A New Envoy Of Beer

While reports of its imminent demise back in 2013 were well off the mark, Bistro Gambrinus at 1813 Fulton and Masonic is now on the market if you’re looking to become an envoy of beer. The asking price of $335,000 doesn’t include the building, but it does include a... Read More »

Contemporary Living In Tiburon For $11.95M

Contemporary Living In Tiburon For $11.95M

The contemporary 5,400-square-foot home at 1925 Straits View Drive in Tiburon was designed by Sutton Suzuki Architects in 2009 “to maintain established view corridors for uphill neighbors,” while capturing the views for itself as well. Finished in stone and wood with walls of glass, a Koi pond separates... Read More »

For The Love Of An Awesome Loggia Or Two

For The Love Of An Awesome Loggia Or Two

Speaking of resort-style living, the 24-acre Calistoga estate at 3145 State Highway 128 is on the market for $8.75 million. Purchased for $2.8 million in 2009 and overhauled in 2010, the heated front and back loggias are standouts, with multiple grills, full outdoor kitchens and a pizza oven, not... Read More »