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Completely Renovated (With Character And Style Intact)

Completely Renovated (With Character And Style Intact)

Built in 1930, purchased in a foreclosure sale for $2.4 million in 2003, and renovated in 2004, the Spanish Mediterranean home at 685 Marina Boulevard hasn’t been stripped of its original style and character. But modern features (such as heated bathroom floors) and amenities (pot filler alert) have been seamlessly... Read More »

Stinson Beach Compound On The Market For $18M

Stinson Beach Compound On The Market For $18M

The five-bedroom Stinson Beach home which sits on a double oceanfront lot at 266 Seadrift Road has hit the market listed for $18 million, but the eye-popping price does include the undeveloped lagoon-facing double lot across the road known as 263 Seadrift (which was purchased for $565,000 in 2002)... Read More »

Villa De Montaña Returns For Millions Less

Villa De Montaña Returns For Millions Less

On the market for $22.5 million prior to the crash, re-listed for $17 million in 2012 and reduced to $15 million in 2013, the 32-room Villa De Montaña which sits on over 20 acres in St. Helena overlooking the Napa Valley below is now back on the market for... Read More »

Park Hill Penthouse Listed For $100K Less Than Recent Sale

Park Hill Penthouse Listed For $100K Less Than Recent Sale

Built as St. Joseph’s Hospital in 1926, with a façade that was cast as the sanatorium in Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo, 355 Buena Vista Avenue East was converted to the Park Hill condominiums in 1986. And the Park Hill penthouse unit #701W which was purchased for $1.1 million three months... Read More »

Yurt!

Yurt!

For $3.375 million you can own a rather nice yurt on two-and-a-quarter acres of land in Bolinas. Okay, so there’s also a rather nice three-bedroom “eco home” that’s solar powered, with a southwestern exposure overlooking 40 acres of natural open space, on the property at 160 Overlook Drive as... Read More »

Villa de Martini Moves Up To The Six Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Villa de Martini Moves Up To The Six Million Dollar Price Cut Club

The asking price for the “Villa de Martnini” at 298 Chestnut Street in Telegraph Hill has just been reduced by another two million dolalrs, now asking $11 million for the Mediterranean-styled urban estate which was built on a triple-wide lot in 1929, with arched doorways and hand-painted palazzo and... Read More »

14 Years Later And $16 Million More For A Woodside Estate

14 Years Later And $16 Million More For A Woodside Estate

Purchased by the Driscoll family for $8.675 million in 2001, the five-acre “English country manor” estate in Woodside at 155 Kings Mountain Road features 6,000 square feet of living space, with three kitchens (the main kitchen, the catering kitchen, and the poolside kitchen); a detached garage with wine cellar;... Read More »

$200K Trimmed From Sequoia House, Giant Mystery Solved

$200K Trimmed From Sequoia House, Giant Mystery Solved

Listed for $2.595 million last month, the asking price for the ironically dubbed “Sequoia House” at 3066 Market Street has been trimmed by $200K. And with respect to how the landmark Giant Sequoia, whose native range is well above sea level in the Sierra Nevada, came to be in the... Read More »

$500K Cut For A Barge, Cottage And Harbor On The Bay

$500K Cut For A Barge, Cottage And Harbor On The Bay

Listed for $3.8 million three months ago, the asking price for BayHaven Harbor, a collection of 6 floating home slips, an on-land cottage, and a rustic two-unit residential barge in Sausalito which is also known as 60 Varda Landing, has just been reduced to $3.3 million. The floating home... Read More »

Calling All Kings (And Queens)

Calling All Kings (And Queens)

Purchased for $330,000 in 2012, the sale of the two-unit Bayview “castle” at 53-55 Pomona Street, which has just been listed for $995,000, will likely make a headline or two when it closes escrow. But keep in mind the property sold for $880,000 in 2006 as well, a fact... Read More »

Uptown Giant Burgers Site For Sale With Approved Plans

Uptown Giant Burgers Site For Sale With Approved Plans

With approved plans for a nine-story building to rise on the corner, the former Giant Burgers site, which has recently been remodeled and re-opened as “Space Burger,” at Telegraph Avenue and 22nd Street in Oakland’s Uptown is back on the market and seeking a buyer interested in redeveloping the... Read More »

Modern Condos To Replace Western SoMa Parking Lots As Proposed

Modern Condos To Replace Western SoMa Parking Lots As Proposed

With the three Western SoMa parking lot parcels on the east side of 8th Street, between Folsom and Heron, on the market for $6.5 million, plans for a modern 38-unit building designed by RG-Architecture to rise on the site have been submitted to San Francisco’s Planning Department for review.... Read More »

No Movement For Former Mayor’s View Home Despite Sub-2008 Price

No Movement For Former Mayor’s View Home Despite Sub-2008 Price

Built for former San Francisco Mayor Elmer E. Robinson in 1953, the 4,800-square-foot Mid-Century home with “breathtaking views” at 100 Palo Alto Avenue was purchased for $5.625 million in April of 2008, resold for $4.6 million in early 2013, and then traded hands that July for $4.725 million. Listed... Read More »

Shinto Meets The Shire: Briarcombe On The Market For $3.8M

Shinto Meets The Shire: Briarcombe On The Market For $3.8M

Hidden away in Bolinas, with four structures constructed from reclaimed redwood on 3.4 acres of land, the “artist-musician-writer retreat” known as Briarcombe is on the market and listed for $3.8 million. Built for Katherine Marsh and designed by architect Jeff Morse, 430 Horseshoe Hill Road incorporates Japanese and Crafstman... Read More »

Aiming For A Record-Shattering Cole Valley Sale

Aiming For A Record-Shattering Cole Valley Sale

While it’s not yet listed, the completely re-built Cole Valley home at 150 Carmel is about to hit the market with an asking price of $7.69 million, a sale at which would not only make it the most expensive home in the neighborhood, but would be nearly double the $3.9... Read More »