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Bayfront ‘Tuscan Villa’ Fetches $13M

Bayfront ‘Tuscan Villa’ Fetches $13M

On the market for $24 million in 2010, the ‘Tuscan Villa’ across the bay at 125 Belvedere Avenue on Belvedere Island has sold for $13 million having been re-listed for $15.9 million earlier this year. Designed by Andrew Skurman and re-built in 2007, a funicular delivers residents and guests... 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 »

$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 »

Belvedere Island Landfall Estate Listed For $12.998 Million

Belvedere Island Landfall Estate Listed For $12.998 Million

Built in 1892 as the “honeymoon cottage” for Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Winthrop Bridge, a cottage at which to spend summers and weekends away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco, the Belvedere Island estate dubbed “Landfall” has since been remodeled and expanded to a little over 5,000... Read More »

Nearly 50 Percent Price Cut For Infamous Marin Mansion

Nearly 50 Percent Price Cut For Infamous Marin Mansion

Having been on the market for $24.9 million in 2009, the asking price for the nearly 14,000-square-foot Tiburon mansion at 185 Gilmartin Drive, from which Rebecca and Terry Solomon bilked investors out of $18 million, has just been reduced to $12.9 million. The mansion, which the couple was renting... 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 »

Steel-Beamed Mid-Century Overlooking Sausalito

Steel-Beamed Mid-Century Overlooking Sausalito

Constructed with steel beams and columns in 1954, with walls of windows and a full-length deck overlooking Sausalito and Richardson Bay, the Mid-Century Modern home at 260 Currey Lane has just hit the market listed for $2,999,000. Originally designed by former SOM architect John Hoops, the interior of the... Read More »

Modern Napa Estate On The Market For $12M

Modern Napa Estate On The Market For $12M

Sitting on over ten acres and now on the market for $12 million, the modern Napa Valley estate at 3027 Vichy Avenue includes nearly 8,000-square-feet of interior space between the main home and guest house. A 1,700-square-foot patio includes a covered outdoor living room and an open kitchen. And... Read More »

Rather Spectacular Morrison Estate Returns Listed For $3M Less

Rather Spectacular Morrison Estate Returns Listed For $3M Less

Listed for $9.75 million in 2012, a price which was reduced to $8.95 million in 2013 and then to $7.95 million later that year, the rather spectacular Morrison Estate at 117 Laurel Grove Avenue in Ross is back on the market and asking $6,995,000. Built for Alexander Morrison, the... Read More »

Rosewood Napa Valley?

Rosewood Napa Valley?

The Hong Kong-based family which owns the Rosewood Sand Hill hotel, a favorite haunt of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and the cougars that hunt them, has been identified as the buyers of the Calistoga Hills Resort property, an 88-acre parcel of land upon which a 110-room luxury hotel, 20... Read More »

$100M Calistoga Hills Property Sold To Asia Pacific Buyer

$100M Calistoga Hills Property Sold To Asia Pacific Buyer

On the market for $100 million, the “Calistoga Hills Resort,” an 88-acre parcel of land upon which Calistoga voters have approved the development of a 110-room luxury hotel with 20 villas and 13 estate homes, has just sold to an undisclosed Asia Pacific-based international development and investment firm. The... Read More »

Looking To Live On A Barge, Own A Harbor On The Bay?

Looking To Live On A Barge, Own A Harbor On The Bay?

BayHaven Harbor is a collection of 6 floating home slips, an on-land cottage, and a rustic two-unit residential barge. And the assemblage, which is also known as 60 Varda Landing, is now on the market for $3.8 million, with a listing touting “a rare opportunity to own an historic... Read More »

Wine Cellar?  Pshaw!  You Deserve A Proper Wine Cave

Wine Cellar?  Pshaw!  You Deserve A Proper Wine Cave

On the market for $12 million in 2013, the wine country estate on over 20 acres at 160 Campbell Creek Road in Oakville has just returned to the MLS with an “undisclosed address” and a list price of $7,900,000. Built in 2008, the estate includes a main house with... Read More »

Techies Turned Winemakers Selling Napa Estate For $19M

Techies Turned Winemakers Selling Napa Estate For $19M

After selling their tech company in 1997, Perry and Carolyn Butler purchased 40 acres in St. Helena, planted vines and built a 9,600 square foot villa, and founded Juslyn Vineyards on the Spring Mountain estate. One of the largest private residences in Napa Valley, the villa at 2900 Spring Mountain Road... Read More »

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

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

The former 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, onetime Yahoo! president and COO, Jeff Mallett, purchased “Vineyard... Read More »