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New Heights In Fireplace Creep

New Heights In Fireplace Creep

We’ve seen plenty of examples of creep with respect to the number of new fireplaces, and even fire pits, but we’re now starting to see it in terms of placement as well. And as the fireplaces get higher, outlets for hanging televisions are creeping up the wall as well. In addition to the two above, the Read More »

A Contemporary Home Within An Iconic Beaux-Arts Building

A Contemporary Home Within An Iconic Beaux-Arts Building

One of two multi-level condos which replaced the perennially plagued restaurant space at the base of the iconic Beaux-Arts Building at 1001 California Street, the building from which Vincent Friia once ruled over real estate in San Francisco, “Townhouse No. 2″ has been on the market, but unlisted, seeking $4,750,000. Last week, the 4,318 square Read More »

Noe Valley Oasis With Five-Car Garage Listed For $4.9 Million

Noe Valley Oasis With Five-Car Garage Listed For $4.9 Million

Purchased as a 1,050-square-foot, two-bedroom home without a garage for $850,0000 in 2011, the now five-bedroom home with parking for five cars at 90 Jersey Street has just returned to the market listed for $4,895,000 as a “private oasis amidst exciting and energetic urban environment” that is Noe Valley. Boasting “clean contemporary lines Read More »

Hidden Behind An Imposing Looking Gate In The Tenderloin

Hidden Behind An Imposing Looking Gate In The Tenderloin

Hidden away behind an imposing looking gate off Post and constructed around the turn of the century, the 3,500 square foot property at 3 Meacham Place has served as a residence, as offices, and most recently as a combination of the two. A glass partition now separates the living room from the entryway, with a Read More »

Contemporary Fixtures With Victorian Charm?

Contemporary Fixtures With Victorian Charm?

The 4,000-square-foot Victorian at 1120 South Van Ness Avenue has been remodeled.  But as illustrated by the master bath, this isn’t your typical gut job.  And many of the home’s original details, and rooms, and remain intact. In the yard behind, the outdoor kitchen includes the modern grill and fridge.  And it isn’t a gas Read More »

$250K Shaved From Award-Winning “Flip House” Price

$250K Shaved From Award-Winning “Flip House” Price

Originally listed for $3.495 million in July, the list price for the Anne Fougeron designed “Flip House” at 664 Wisconsin Street has just been reduced by $250K, now asking $3.245 million for the modern Potrero Hill home. Read More »

Modern Finishes And Big Views Behind A Craftsman Facade

Modern Finishes And Big Views Behind A Craftsman Facade

Taken down to the studs, expanded and re-built in 2010, with open rooms and modern finishes behind a Craftsman façade, the four-bedroom Noe Valley home at 21 Fountain Street sold for $2.78 million that November. All three levels of the home now feature walls of sliding glass doors, with decks overlooking the city and across Read More »

An Outrageous Assemblage Of Units Atop Fontana West For $5.9M

An Outrageous Assemblage Of Units Atop Fontana West For $5.9M

If the combined two units don’t offer enough space for you, the sale of “1050 North Point #1502″ includes another two-bedroom unit across the hall (1050 North Point #1501).  And the views from that unit aren’t too shabby either. All remodeled with high-end finishes, including floating walls, slabs of marble, custom LED light installations, and Read More »

Renovated, Restored And Reduced $500K

Renovated, Restored And Reduced $500K

Designed by Albert Pissis and built in 1894, the Alamo Square Victorian at 860 Fell Street has been “meticulously renovated and restored” over the past twenty years by its current owners.  Think grand chandeliers, imported French drapery, and woodwork which was painstakingly stripped with dental tools to restore it to its original state. Listed for Read More »

Looking For A Storied San Francisco Firehouse?

Looking For A Storied San Francisco Firehouse?

Used as the setting for Mia’s house in the Princess Diaries, as opposed to her high school, the Engine Company 43 firehouse was built at 724 Brazil Avenue in 1911, with over 4,500 square feet of building space on a double lot. Designed for horse-drawn carriages, the lower level of the firehouse boasts 18 foot Read More »

Plans To Gut Zynga Founder’s Stunning $18M Home

Plans To Gut Zynga Founder’s Stunning $18M Home

As we wrote when we first reported the listing of Mark Pincus’ Pacific Heights pad for $18 million last week, while the Albert Farr-designed Gold Coast home currently remains in its original condition and is rather well-kept, with period woodwork and detailing throughout, plans to renovate the entire home were quietly filed a few weeks Read More »

If Whitewashed Interiors Drive You Insane, Look Away.  Otherwise…

If Whitewashed Interiors Drive You Insane, Look Away. Otherwise…

Purchased for $1,320,000 nine months ago with an overgrown yard and “many of 1920’s details intact,” 1360 Portola Drive has since been “updated and redesigned with luxury modern day amenities throughout.” Look away if it drives you crazy to see original wood trim that’s been painted white.  Otherwise, here are a few of the Read More »

An Artistic Re-Renovation Of An Earthquake Cottage

An Artistic Re-Renovation Of An Earthquake Cottage

Purchased for $633,000 in late 2005, the Telegraph Hill cottage at 1448 Kearny Street returned to the market in 2007 having been “magically  transformed” by an interior decorator “to resemble the cottages of napa valley bed & breakfast” and was listed for $779,000. And in 2010, the former earthquake cottage resold for $500,000. Since re-renovated Read More »

Pincus Selling Pac Heights Pad For $18M

Pincus Selling Pac Heights Pad For $18M

Having paid $16 million for the nearly 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights pad at 2950 Pacific Avenue in 2012, Mark and Alison Pincus, the respective co-founders of Zynga and One Kings Lane, have just put their distinctive Dutch Colonial mansion on the market for two million more. Designed by Albert Farr and built in 1907, plans to Read More »

Sophisticated And “Off The Market” (But Available For $14.5M)

Sophisticated And “Off The Market” (But Available For $14.5M)

Purchased for $11 million in 2007, a year-long renovation of the Presidio Heights home at 3501 Jackson Street was completed in 2008, resulting in an 8,000-square-foot home that’s “delightfully modernized and eminently sophisticated.” How sophisticated?  Well, this is “his” master bath and closet (the shower is behind the sink, and of course she has a Read More »