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Presidio Heights Home Joins The Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Presidio Heights Home Joins The Million Dollar Price Cut Club

Having hit the market two months ago listed for $11 million, the list price for the Presidio Heights property at 3636 Clay Street has just been reduced by $1.2 million, now asking $9.9 million for the 8,000 square-foot home and newest member of our growing million dollar price cut club. Built in 1899 and having Read More »

Flip This Mansion: The Results

Flip This Mansion: The Results

While not exactly a flop, the flip of the nearly 10,000-square-foot mansion at 3725 Washington Street doesn’t appear to have paid off quite as handsomely as initially projected. Listed for $11 million in September of 2013, the former Presidio Heights home of Diana Dollar Hickingbotham Knowles was quietly purchased for $8,400,000 six months ago.  A Read More »

Sophisticated And “Off The Market” (But Available For $14.5M)

Sophisticated And “Off The Market” (But Available For $14.5M)

Purchased for $11 million in 2007, a year-long renovation of the Presidio Heights home at 3501 Jackson Street was completed in 2008, resulting in an 8,000-square-foot home that’s “delightfully modernized and eminently sophisticated.” How sophisticated?  Well, this is “his” master bath and closet (the shower is behind the sink, and of course she has a Read More »

From $4.3M To $9.5M In Fifteen Months, Inspiring Indeed

From $4.3M To $9.5M In Fifteen Months, Inspiring Indeed

As we first reported two weeks ago, the Presidio Heights home at 16 Spruce Street which was designed by architect John Bolles in 1946 and purchased for $ 4.3 million in June of 2013 returned to the market as “an inspired re-imagination of a Mid-Century modern residence” with a list price of $9.5 million on Read More »

An $11M Presidio Heights Mansion Without A Garage (For Now)

An $11M Presidio Heights Mansion Without A Garage (For Now)

Built in 1899 and having only traded hands a couple of times, the tax assessed value for the nearly 7,000 square foot home at 3636 Clay Street is currently $294,125.  And as such, the property tax bill totaled $3,744 last year. Having just hit the market listed for $11 million, which doesn’t include a single Read More »

Mid-Century Gone Modern For $9.5M In Presidio Heights

Mid-Century Gone Modern For $9.5M In Presidio Heights

Purchased for $4.3 million in the middle of 2013 when marketed as “a rare opportunity for the discerning buyer,” the Presidio Heights home at 16 Spruce Street which was originally designed by architect John Bolles in 1946 has just returned to the market as “an inspired re-imagination of a Mid-Century modern residence” for $9.5 million. Read More »

Forget Flip This House, It’s Time For Flip This Mansion!

Forget Flip This House, It’s Time For Flip This Mansion!

Listed for $11 million last September, the nearly 10,000-square-foot mansion at 3725 Washington Street and former Presidio Heights home of Diana Dollar Hickingbotham Knowles quietly sold for $8,400,000 four months ago. From the listing at the time: “This remarkable property was reinvented by the well-known designer, Michael Taylor, and has extraordinary light-filled public rooms, large spaces and Read More »

A Major Price Cut For Minor’s Massive San Francisco Estate

A Major Price Cut For Minor’s Massive San Francisco Estate

The list price for Halsey Minor’s 18,000 square foot Presidio Heights mansion at 3800 Washington Street has just been cut by $1,994,000 (10%). Now asking $17,995,000 for the mansion, adjacent 2,600 square foot guest house, and the undeveloped lot behind. Having topped the list of the Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers in California last year, Mr. Read More »

Ready For A New Heir(ess) Or Titan Of Tech To Make Their Own

Ready For A New Heir(ess) Or Titan Of Tech To Make Their Own

Diana Dollar Hickingbotham Knowles, a San Francisco arts patron, early supporter of the League to Save Lake Tahoe, and the granddaughter of Captain Robert Dollar who founded the Dollar Steamship Line passed away this past March at the age of 95. While it’s not yet officially listed nor inventory, Mrs. Knowles former five-bedroom Presidio Heights Read More »

The Modern Home At 3577 Pacific Comes Bouncing Back

The Modern Home At 3577 Pacific Comes Bouncing Back

Listed for $7,700,000 in October of 2008 following a major expansion and renovation, the Presidio Heights home at 3577 Pacific Avenue quietly sold for $4,900,000 in July of 2009. Today, the 4,264 square foot home returned to the market listed for $6,500,000 having been included on the AIA’s 2012 tour of modern San Francisco homes. Read More »

PincusVille

PincusVille

As we wrote this past November: While purchased by the Pincus family in 2009 for $8,100,000, despite a number of (mis)reports suggesting otherwise, the family never called 3855 Washington Street home. In fact, we don’t believe they ever spent a night in the Presidio Heights pad which has returned to the market listed for $8,900,000 Read More »

Minor’s “Abandoned” Mansion At 3800 Washington

Minor’s “Abandoned” Mansion At 3800 Washington

While it’s looking a lot better today than it did in 1906, as a plugged-in reader notes (and following an anonymous complaint a year ago), Halsey Minor’s Le Petit Trianon at 3800 Washington has been deemed “abandoned” by the city and an order of abatement has been issued for failing to comply with San Francisco’s Read More »

3577 Pacific Recap: Withdrawn From MLS (But Sold Two Days Prior)

3577 Pacific Recap: Withdrawn From MLS (But Sold Two Days Prior)

As its MLS listing was simply withdrawn on 7/10/09 without mention of a sale, we missed it when 3577 Pacific closed escrow on 7/8/09 with a recorded contract price of $4,900,000. Once again, purchased pre-renovation for $2,225,000 in August 2005; returned to the market post-renovation in October 2008 asking $7,700,000; reduced to $6,950,000 three days Read More »

An “Exciting New Price” (And Club Initiation) For 3577 Pacific Avenue

An “Exciting New Price” (And Club Initiation) For 3577 Pacific Avenue

Touting an “Exciting new price!” of $5,995,000, the newly renovated 3577 Pacific Ave has just joined our quickly growing high-end million dollar cut club. That’s assuming you count the three days at which it was originally listed for $7,700,000 (now 22% lower). If not, it’s now only $955,000 (14%) under its last price of $6,950,000. Read More »

3577 Pacific: Inside Its Newly Contemporary Soul (And Market’s Mind)

3577 Pacific: Inside Its Newly Contemporary Soul (And Market’s Mind)

Listed for three days at $7,700,000, the asking price for the completely renovated 3577 Pacific was quickly changed to $6,950,000. But the change that caught our eye, “Addl Pics.” Purchased pre-renovation for $2,225,000 in August of 2005. We’ll let you do the math (and note the anything but apple additions). Read More »