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Massive Berkeley Mansion Now Listed at a Loss

Massive Berkeley Mansion Now Listed at a Loss

Designed by John Hudson Thomas and built for John Hopkins Spring, a real estate developer, in 1914, the 12,000-square-foot Spring Mansion which sits at 1960 San Antonio Avenue in the Berkeley hills and was modeled on the Achilleion Palace in Greece, was purchased by John Park, the founder of... Read More »

$47.5 Million Woodside Estate Fetches Under $10 Million at Auction

$47.5 Million Woodside Estate Fetches Under $10 Million at Auction

Originally marketed by Sotheby’s with a $47.5 million price tag back in 2012, the asking price for “Woodhaven Manor” – which was built in 1988 and includes a 12,000-square-foot main home, a 1,200-square-foot carriage house and a 1,000-square-foot guest house on over 3 acres of land at 700 Kings... Read More »

Another Million Dollar Drop for Rare Pac Heights Parcel and Plans

Another Million Dollar Drop for Rare Pac Heights Parcel and Plans

As we outlined this past November: The Pacific Heights parcel and approved plans for a modern 6,800-square-foot home to rise on the 2921 Vallejo Street site, which were drawn by John Maniscalco Architecture and the subject of both a confidentially settled lawsuit and unsuccessful Discretionary Review (DR), hit the... Read More »

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Now Listed for Nearly $5 Million Less

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Now Listed for Nearly $5 Million Less

Having been priced at $29.8 million early last year, touting nine Feng Shui selling points (including that the “grounded nature of the home will allow the owner to expand their income”), the list price for modern Atherton mansion at 96 Ridge View Drive was reduced to $27.8 Million in... Read More »

Peter Thiel’s Former Mansion Quietly Sold for $7.4 Million

Peter Thiel’s Former Mansion Quietly Sold for $7.4 Million

While we missed it at the time, as correctly noted by a plugged-in reader last week, the Marina District mansion that PayPal co-founder turned iconic Silicon Valley venture capitalist and hedge manager, Peter Thiel, purchased for $6.5 million in 2010 and then spent a pretty penny to reconfigure and redecorate,... Read More »

Million Dollar Reduction for Rare Pac Heights Parcel and Plans

Million Dollar Reduction for Rare Pac Heights Parcel and Plans

The Pacific Heights parcel and approved plans for a modern 6,800-square-foot home to rise on the 2921 Vallejo Street site, which were drawn by John Maniscalco Architecture and the subject of both a confidentially settled lawsuit and unsuccessful Discretionary Review (DR), hit the market earlier this year with a $9.995 million... Read More »

$2 Million “Adjustment” for That Modern Silicon Valley Mansion

$2 Million “Adjustment” for That Modern Silicon Valley Mansion

Having been priced at $29.8 million earlier this year and now touting nine Feng Shui selling points, including that the “grounded nature of the home will allow the owner to expand their income,” the list price for modern new Atherton mansion at 96 Ridge View Drive has just officially... Read More »

Tech Mogul’s Silicon Valley Lair Now Listed for $38 Million Less

Tech Mogul’s Silicon Valley Lair Now Listed for $38 Million Less

Having hit the market with a bit of fanfare and an $88 million price tag back in 2015, the 21,400-square-foot Los Altos Hills home at 27500 La Vida Real was quietly listed behind an undisclosed address for $68 million early last year and subsequently reduced to $55 million this... Read More »

East Bay Compound Fetches $10M under Original List

East Bay Compound Fetches $10M under Original List

Priced at $22.5 million in 2015 and then reduced to $16.5 million last year, the massive East Bay estate at 10 Winding Lane in Orinda has just traded hands with a $12.25 million contract price. Previously owned by the CEO of McKesson, the buildings on the gated 8.6-acre estate... Read More »

Tech Mogul’s Silicon Valley Estate Now Listed for $33 Million Less

Tech Mogul’s Silicon Valley Estate Now Listed for $33 Million Less

The 21,400-square-foot home at 27500 La Vida Real in Los Altos Hills, which was built for Kumar Malavalli, the co-founder of Brocade Communications Systems and current VC, hit the market with a bit of fanfare and an $88 million price tag back in 2015. Features of the five-bedroom home... Read More »