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Villa de Martini Fetches $9.998 Million On Telegraph Hill

Villa de Martini Fetches $9.998 Million On Telegraph Hill

Purchased for $8,750,000 in late 2004, after which it was painstakingly remodeled, preserving much of the home’s original architectural detailing (not including the new kitchen nor baths), the 6,166-square-foot “Villa de Martnini” at 298 Chestnut Street has sold for $9,998,000. The Mediterranean-styled estate was built on a triple-wide Telegraph... Read More »

The Infamous “G” Slashes Infinity Penthouse Price By 27 Percent

The Infamous “G” Slashes Infinity Penthouse Price By 27 Percent

While it was never officially listed on the MLS, the infamous Gurbaksh Chahal (a.k.a. “G”) has been trying to unload his 3,355 square foot penthouse unit #37B atop the Infinity at 301 Main Street for $12 million, as we first reported in April. And last night, the penthouse was... Read More »

A Quick $600K Cut In The Castro

A Quick $600K Cut In The Castro

Purchased for $1.6 million as a remodeled ‘archetype Edwardian’ in 2007, the single-family home at 4334 19th Street has since been remodeled a bit more, including a newly renovated kitchen. At the same time, much of the home’s “vintage character and charming details” remain. Including a single bathroom shared... Read More »

Ornate Art Deco Home Sells For $3.2M In Two Weeks Time

Ornate Art Deco Home Sells For $3.2M In Two Weeks Time

Purchased for $1,832,099 in 2012 and listed for $2,850,000 two weeks ago, the sale of the ornate Art Deco home at 99 Ord has already closed escrow with a reported contract price of $3,200,000 or $1,122 per square foot. The ‘Taravellier House’ was designed by Fabre & Hildebrand and... Read More »

House With Landmark Giant Sequoia Sells For $2.325M

House With Landmark Giant Sequoia Sells For $2.325M

Purchased as a half-finished project for $951,000 in cash on the courthouse steps in 2014, Maven Investments was planning to chop down the 75-foot-tall redwood tree behind the Corona Heights home at 3066 Market Street in order to provide a more “open aesthetic” and “family friendly” backyard for its... Read More »

Eclectic Ashbury Heights Mansion On The Market For $4.5M

Eclectic Ashbury Heights Mansion On The Market For $4.5M

Built in 1908 and since seismically upgraded, the 4,500-square-foot Buena Vista Park home at 880 Ashbury was on the market for $2.75 million in early 2011 and sold for $2.46 million that June. The four-level home is an eclectic mix of old and new, with ornate original woodwork and period details; an... Read More »

Remodel Of Recently Restored $23.5M Mansion Underway

Remodel Of Recently Restored $23.5M Mansion Underway

Built for the Spreckels family in 1905 and remodeled by renowned architect Albert Farr in 1929, the 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights mansion at 2520 Pacific Avenue was purchased from the son of former San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto (Joseph Alioto, Jr.) for $6.3 million in 1997. The buyers spent the... Read More »

Before, After, And A $500K Cut For A ‘Bespoke’ Cow Hollow Home

Before, After, And A $500K Cut For A ‘Bespoke’ Cow Hollow Home

Listed for $7.495 million in April and in contract for ten days in May, the price for the modern Cow Hollow pad at 1864 Greenwich Street was reduced by $500,000 on Friday and they’re now asking $6.995 million for the “bespoke” five-bedroom home. Purchased as a “charming” two-bedroom for... Read More »

Noe Valley Has A Second $7M Sale And New Most Expensive Home

Noe Valley Has A Second $7M Sale And New Most Expensive Home

Listed for $5.8 million in April, the sale of the rebuilt Noe Valley home at 553 Elizabeth Street has closed escrow with a reported contract price of $7 million, matching the record setting $7 million sale price of 625 Duncan which recently resold for $4.4 million having been “stripped out... Read More »

Albion Hall On The Market For $6.5M

Albion Hall On The Market For $6.5M

Built in 1907 as Tivoli Hall and once home to San Francisco’s Socialist Party (at which point it was known as “Equality Hall”) as well as the International Longshoreman’s Association, 143 Albion Street was seismically retrofitted and remodeled as a 4,500-square-foot home with a three-story great room in 2009.... Read More »