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Huge Price Cut For Former Yahoo! President’s Napa Valley Estate

Huge Price Cut For Former Yahoo! President’s Napa Valley Estate

The Lane Knolls municipal golf course at 1129 Dealy Lane in Napa was turned into a 25-acre private estate by legendary Hollywood producer David Wolper – think Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Roots – in 1990.  And in 1999, former Yahoo! president and COO, Jeff Mallett, purchased... Read More »

Welcome To San Francisco, Enjoy Your Stay.  In A Parking Garage.

Welcome To San Francisco, Enjoy Your Stay. In A Parking Garage.

Taking full advantage of the current housing and hotel crunch in San Francisco, the third floor of the parking garage at 819 Ellis Street has been converted into the “American International Hostel,” the operators of which have been advertising beds for rent on a nightly basis on VRBO. Unfortunately... Read More »

The First Resale Of An Icon

The First Resale Of An Icon

Having filled the decades-old “Hole in the Ground” at the intersection of Market, 16th and Noe and been dubbed the “Icon,” the five-story building that rose at 2299 Market Street opened in 2013. And in August of 2013, the purchase of unit #204, an 820 square-foot one-bedroom on the... Read More »

A Tangerine Stinson Beach Dream

A Tangerine Stinson Beach Dream

Having sold his Billionaires Row home in San Francisco to the Trainas for a record setting $35 million last year, former Tangerine Dream keyboardist turned real estate and natural resource investor, Peter Baumann, is now aiming to sell his contemporary Stinson Beach pad for $7.5 million. Baumann purchased the... Read More »

Up Over 50 Percent Since 2011, Will A Marquee Flip Now Flop?

Up Over 50 Percent Since 2011, Will A Marquee Flip Now Flop?

Listed for $1.399 million this past March, the two-level penthouse unit #807 atop The Marquee at 151 Alice B. Toklas Place (a.k.a. the former Cadillac building or AMC Van Ness) ended up selling for $1.25 million in June.  And in July, the condo briefly returned to the market listed... Read More »

Calling All ‘Makers’ With $14M To Spare

Calling All ‘Makers’ With $14M To Spare

Purchased for $13.5 million in 2005 when listed for $14 million, the “modern high-tech home” at 240 Cinnabar Road sits upon 3 acres of land in the hills of Woodside, with views north to San Francisco and the East Bay hills. Designed by commercial architect Carasco & Associates of... Read More »

Potential For A $7.5M “Super Unit” In The Four Seasons

As we first reported eight months ago: The owner of the three-bedroom condo #22A at the Four Seasons Residences in San Francisco purchased the adjoining 836 square foot one-bedroom in October of 2008 and would like to merge the two units to create a 3,743 square foot four-bedroom home.... Read More »

Stunning Napa Valley View Estate On The Market For $27.5M

Stunning Napa Valley View Estate On The Market For $27.5M

The Montagna Estate was built upon 40 “Pritchard Hill” acres in St. Helena, overlooking Napa Valley below. Constructed in 2004 for developer turned winemaker, Bob Long, the estate includes 12,000 square feet of living space across four structures, including a three-story wine tower constructed from Napa Valley stone. The... Read More »

Getty Mansion Price Slashed $1.5 Million

Getty Mansion Price Slashed $1.5 Million

William and Vanessa Getty have just cut the list price for their Pacific Heights mansion at 2900 Vallejo Street by $1.5 million and are now asking $14.5 million for the 8,675 square-foot pad which they purchased for $11.5 million in 2002.  The property has officially been on the market... Read More »

A High Tech Home Hidden Behind A Classic Façade

A High Tech Home Hidden Behind A Classic Façade

Purchased as a two-unit building for $1,350,000 two years ago, the “stunning rebuilt Pacific Heights residence” at 3083 California Street has just returned to the market listed as a “Modern/High Tech” single-family home for $4,895,000. The 4,658-square-foot home’s listed four bedrooms include the new “media room/guest bedroom” with a... Read More »

A Master Bathroom Suite That Lives Up To Its Billing

A Master Bathroom Suite That Lives Up To Its Billing

According to architect Mark English, the design of the bathroom suite on the third level of the Glen Park home at 42 Chenery is all about “the bathing experience as an integral part of the private world of the bedroom,” enabling desires of “comfort, sensuality, theater and beauty” and inspiring... Read More »

Oh Laidley Lay!

Oh Laidley Lay!

Designed by Michael Hennessey Architecture and built by Design Line Construction, the modern four-bedroom Glen Park home at 233 Laidley Street has just hit the market listed for $4.2 million. With functional walls of glass at either end, cross ventilation isn’t an issue.  And the views are rather sublime.... Read More »

Presidio Heights Home Joins The Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Presidio Heights Home Joins The Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Having hit the market two months ago listed for $11 million, the list price for the Presidio Heights property at 3636 Clay Street has just been reduced by $1.2 million, now asking $9.9 million for the 8,000 square-foot home and newest member of our growing million dollar price cut... Read More »

From $2.6 Million To $4.5 Million In Two Months Time

From $2.6 Million To $4.5 Million In Two Months Time

With new gold fixtures, marble countertops and a La Cornue range in the completely reconfigured and remodeled kitchen, along with a new outdoor living room, complete with a television mounted over a gas fireplace and an “alfresco kitchen” (built-in grill and fridge), the Pacific Heights Victorian at 2111 Broderick... Read More »

A Nob Hill Penthouse For $100K Less Than Eight Years Ago

A Nob Hill Penthouse For $100K Less Than Eight Years Ago

Purchased for $1,625,000 in 2006, returned to the market in 2009 listed for $1,395,000, and then foreclosed upon and taken back by the bank in 2011, the Nob Hill penthouse atop the ivy-covered building at 1022 Powell Street, unit #3, re-sold on the open market for $1,189,000 in early 2012. Since remodeled... Read More »