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Re-imagined Pac Heights Home Fetches Nearly $2K Per Foot

Re-imagined Pac Heights Home Fetches Nearly $2K Per Foot

Built in 1929 and recently “re-imagined to seamlessly blend its classic architectural presence with the amenities and conveniences of a modern and contemporary lifestyle,” a re-imagining that added over 2,000 square feet of living space to the Pacific Heights home, 2040 Jackson Street hit the market two months ago listed for $15 million having been Read More »

Three Months Later And Flipped For $2.3 Million More

Three Months Later And Flipped For $2.3 Million More

Purchased as a three-unit building for $2.6 million three months ago and quickly remodeled as a “lavish” single-family home with gold fixtures, marble countertops and a La Cornue range in the kitchen; an outdoor living room complete with a television mounted over the new gas fireplace out back; and an “opulent” master bath with a 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 “wet-bar” on the lower level. The 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 Street has just returned to the Read More »

Glen Park Address, Noe Valley Price, And One Very Successful Flip

Glen Park Address, Noe Valley Price, And One Very Successful Flip

Purchased for $1,412,000 five months ago, the Glen Park home at 1750 Noe Street underwent a quick renovation, remodeling and re-positioning to “the outskirts of Noe Valley.” Listed in August for $2,698,000 with 2,300 square feet of living space, up from 1,913 square feet per its listing in May, two weeks later the list price Read More »

The Ultimate Swinger’s Pad On South Park Sells For $5.7M

The Ultimate Swinger’s Pad On South Park Sells For $5.7M

As plugged-in people know, there’s a rather modern home hidden behind the traditional San Francisco façade at 41 South Park, a two-unit building which was rebuilt as a single-family residence with a gourmet kitchen overlooking the dining room and a double height ceiling from which swings were hung to surround the dining room table. Originally Read More »

A Remodeled Victorian That Doesn’t Belong In Dwell

A Remodeled Victorian That Doesn’t Belong In Dwell

Designed by Samuel Newsom and built in 1889, the big Queen Anne Victorian at 2604 Pacific Avenue has since been renovated and remodeled, but it hasn’t become a modern white box inside. The contemporary kitchen does open to both the family room and dining room , but with a set of doors that can Read More »

Magnificent Villa de Martini Joins The Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Magnificent Villa de Martini Joins The Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Built on triple-wide Telegraph Hill lot in 1929, the Mediterranean-styled “Villa de Martini,” complete with arched doorways and hand-painted palazzo and silver leaf ceilings, has been on the market for about five months. Originally listed for $16 million, last month the list price was increased to $16.8 million.  And then this morning, the price was Read More »

Is $5 Million The New $3 Million Near Mission Dolores Park?

Is $5 Million The New $3 Million Near Mission Dolores Park?

Following a down to the studs renovation, expansion and opening up, the five-bedroom home at 41 Cumberland Street sold for $3.15 million in February of 2010 having been listed for $3.395 million at the time. While there have been a couple of changes to the interior design of the home since 2010, such as those Read More »

Platinum Rated Home Fails To Attract The Green

Platinum Rated Home Fails To Attract The Green

Purchased as a “fixer” for $3,100,000 in 2010, the Cow Hollow home at 2680 Green Street was gutted and renovated as a masterwork in sustainability and design and then hit the market listed for $13,000,000 this past June. And after 132 days on the market without a reported sale or reduction, the listing for the LEED Platinum Read More »

New Heights In Fireplace Creep

New Heights In Fireplace Creep

We’ve seen plenty of examples of creep with respect to the number of new fireplaces and even fire pits, but we’re now starting to see it in terms of placement. And as the fireplaces get higher, outlets for hanging televisions are creeping up the wall as well. In addition to the two above, the classic treatment of Read More »

Grand Plans For Geneva Car Barn And Powerhouse Rebirth

Grand Plans For Geneva Car Barn And Powerhouse Rebirth

Designed by the Reid Brothers and built in 1901 at the corner of San Jose and Geneva Avenues for the San Mateo Electric Railway Company, the landmark Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse complex has sat abandoned since 1989 when damaged in the Loma Prieta Earthquake, twenty-five years ago today. Slated to be demolished by the Read More »

Noe Valley Oasis With Five-Car Garage Listed For $4.9 Million

Noe Valley Oasis With Five-Car Garage Listed For $4.9 Million

Purchased as a 1,050-square-foot, two-bedroom home without a garage for $850,0000 in 2011, the now five-bedroom home with parking for five cars at 90 Jersey Street has just returned to the market listed for $4,895,000 as a “private oasis amidst exciting and energetic urban environment” that is Noe Valley. Boasting “clean contemporary lines Read More »

Contemporary Fixtures With Victorian Charm?

Contemporary Fixtures With Victorian Charm?

The 4,000-square-foot Victorian at 1120 South Van Ness Avenue has been remodeled.  But as illustrated by the master bath, this isn’t your typical gut job.  And many of the home’s original details, and rooms, and remain intact. In the yard behind, the outdoor kitchen includes the modern grill and fridge.  And it isn’t a gas Read More »

Twitter Won’t Be Expanding Into “1 Tenth”

Twitter Won’t Be Expanding Into “1 Tenth”

The ten-story building at 875 Stevenson Street was constructed as an expansion of the San Francisco Mart and Western Merchandise Exchange building at 1355 Market Street in 1975. Recently re-skinned and redeveloped as part of Shorenstein’s Market Square development, and with plans for a 35-foot skybridge to be built between the upper floors of the Read More »