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$70 Million Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

$70 Million Price Cut for Massive Peninsula Estate

On the market for $100 million in 2013, the asking price for the 47.5-acre de Guigne estate at 891 Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, which includes a classic 16,000-square-foot mansion, was dropped to $39.9 million last year and the condition that the buyer grant the seller, Christian de Guigne... Read More »

Nouveau Silicon Valley

Nouveau Silicon Valley

It’s not often we’re caught nearly speechless. But this is one of those times. Purchased for $2.6 million last year, the property at 12179 Hilltop Drive now includes 7,800 square feet of new construction, with seven bedrooms, seven and one-half baths, and “resort-like grounds” which “await the quintessential California... Read More »

Modernized Pac Heights Mansion Fetches $21.8 Million

Modernized Pac Heights Mansion Fetches $21.8 Million

Having quietly hit the market priced at $28 million last year, the list price for the modernized Pacific Heights mansion at 2250 Vallejo Street was reduced by $3 million four months ago. And on Friday, the sale of the now 9,100-square-foot pad closed escrow with a contract price of... Read More »

$5 Million Price Cut for That Contemporary Atherton Compound

$5 Million Price Cut for That Contemporary Atherton Compound

Newly built upon a 2.5-acre Atherton parcel which was purchased for $7.5 million in 2011, the contemporary estate at 246 Atherton Avenue – which now includes a 18,200-square-foot main home, a 2,300-square-foot pool house, a 1,500-square-foot guest house and two detached two-car garages (in addition to the two-car garage... Read More »

The Money Behind That Eye-Popping $13M Sale in Pacific Heights

The Money Behind That Eye-Popping $13M Sale in Pacific Heights

It’s true. The eye-popping sale of 2755 Fillmore Street for $13.25 million last week involved a Chinese couple. But Mr. and Mrs. Li were the sellers exiting the market, not the buyer moving in. And the buyer, who isn’t Chinese nor a foreign national, appears to be moving from... Read More »

Banked Pacific Heights Home Fetches an Eye-Popping $13.25M

Banked Pacific Heights Home Fetches an Eye-Popping $13.25M

Purchased for $10 million in 2013, the completely remodeled home at 2755 Fillmore Street has sat empty for the past three years. And having returned to the market this past May listed for $13.25 million, or $2,577 per finished square foot, the re-sale of the Pacific Heights property has... Read More »

Another Big Reduction for a Silicon Valley Estate with Parking Galore

Another Big Reduction for a Silicon Valley Estate with Parking Galore

On the market for $23.995 million last year, the list price for the Los Altos Hills home with nearly 17,000 square feet of living space at 11627 Dawson Drive was reduced to $18.95 million four months ago. And this morning, the list price for the property was cut another... Read More »

$3 Million Cut for Modernized Pac Heights Mansion

$3 Million Cut for Modernized Pac Heights Mansion

Having quietly hit the market priced at $28 million last year, the asking price for the recently modernized Pacific Heights mansion at 2250 Vallejo Street has just been reduced by $3 million (10.7 percent). But at $25 million, it remains the second most expensive home officially listed for sale... 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 »

Protecting the 1 Percent from $5M Apartments on Russian Hill

Protecting the 1 Percent from $5M Apartments on Russian Hill

Listed together for $5.5 million in October of 2013, the Royal Towers (1750 Taylor Street) one-bedroom unit #804 and adjacent, but not connected, two-bedroom unit #805 sold for a combined $4.6 million in January of 2014. From the listing at the time: “Combine these 2 apartments and have amazing... Read More »