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Former Summer Cottage Fetches $8.2 Million

Former Summer Cottage Fetches $8.2 Million

Built in 1892 as a honeymoon cottage at which to spend summers and weekends away from the hustle and bustle of San Francisco, and since remodeled for year-round use and expanded to 5,066 square feet, the Belvedere Island “Landfall” estate was purchased for $5.8 million in 2001 and the... Read More »

Property at Center of Marin Bench Brawl Hits the Market for $11M

Property at Center of Marin Bench Brawl Hits the Market for $11M

In 2008, a local Boy Scout received permission from the Strawberry Recreation District to remove an old bench at Water Tower Hill, at the end of Inez Place in the Strawberry enclave of Mill Valley, and replace it with a memorial bench and plaque dedicated to a childhood friend... Read More »

Ciao Bello

Ciao Bello

Michael Bello, the founder of a Southern California construction company, purchased five acres of prime Napa Valley land in 2000 and built Bello Family Vineyards, which includes a 5,700-square-foot grand residence constructed with materials imported from France and a two-acre Rutherford Bench vineyard, at 8424 Saint Helena Highway. In... Read More »

Postmodern in Marin Sells for $518 per Foot

Postmodern in Marin Sells for $518 per Foot

On the market for $2.925 million in 2014, listed for $2.495 million in 2015, and reduced to $2.195 million earlier this year, the sale of the postmodern Lucas Valley Estates home at 20 Westgate Drive has just closed escrow with a reported contract priced of $1.965 million or roughly... Read More »

Infamous Marin Mansion Finally Fetches $12 Million

Infamous Marin Mansion Finally Fetches $12 Million

On the market for $24.9 million in 2009, the nearly 14,000-square-foot Tiburon mansion at 185 Gilmartin Drive has finally sold for $12 million. The 1.4-acre property was once owned by Peter Kiritchenko, a Ukrainian businessman who was arrested at the home on fraud charges in 1999. In 2007, the... Read More »

An Artful Bolinas Retreat and Resale

An Artful Bolinas Retreat and Resale

Designed by William Leddy and built on five acres overlooking the Bolinas Lagoon for a collector of Asian Art in 1994, the plans for the modern home at 40 Mesa Road are part of SFMOMA’s permanent collection. Purchased for $2,995,000 in early 2005, the 3,021-square-foot home was listed for... Read More »

A Curious $4M Reduction for the Finest Residence in Ross

A Curious $4M Reduction for the Finest Residence in Ross

Marketed as “the finest residence in Ross,” the three-acre “Ross Estate” at 1 Upper Road has been on the market for over two years and listed for $20 million. Earlier this year, the listing for the estate was updated to note: “One of six luxury homes to be sold... Read More »

Model Eichler Dwelling Fetches $780 per Square Foot

Model Eichler Dwelling Fetches $780 per Square Foot

The model Eichler Dwelling at 28 Arcangel Way in San Rafael has sold for $1,415,000 or $780 per finished square foot. As we first reported when the property hit the market listed for $1,150,000 last month, the home has been preserved in pristine condition since being built for the Joseph... Read More »

Museum Quality Eichler Touted for Its Bones

Museum Quality Eichler Touted for Its Bones

As we first reported earlier this week, a pristine condition Eichler, with original kitchen cabinetry and a mint condition bathroom, is on the market for $1.15 million in San Rafael. From the marketing materials for the ‘museum quality’ home: “The current owners have mindfully thought about the importance of... Read More »

A Model Eichler Dwelling for $1.15 Million

A Model Eichler Dwelling for $1.15 Million

Designed by A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons for Joseph Eichler, the 1,800-square-foot home at 28 Arcangel Way was built in 1960 and was the model home for the San Rafael development. Preserved in pristine condition by its current owners, one of whom happens to be an executive at... Read More »