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Minor’s Major Mansion Withdrawn From The Market

Minor’s Major Mansion Withdrawn From The Market

Despite a million dollar price cut earlier this year, and having last been listed for $18 million versus the $20 million which was paid for the Presidio Heights property in 2007, the listing for Halesy Minor’s 18,000 square foot mansion at 3800 Washington and its adjacent 2,600 square foot guesthouse... Read More »

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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... Read More »

With Mansion On The Market For $21M, Minor Files For Bankruptcy

With Mansion On The Market For $21M, Minor Files For Bankruptcy

As we first reported last month, with $10,856,672.77 in state income tax past due, San Francisco’s Halsey Minor, the co-founder of CNet and current owner of the mansion above, once again topped the list of the Top 500 Delinquent Taxpayers in California. And as plugged-in people know, Mr. Minor... 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... Read More »

Halsey Minor’s “Abandoned” $20,000,000 Mansion Hits The Market

Halsey Minor’s “Abandoned” $20,000,000 Mansion Hits The Market

The guest house on the left is 2,618 square feet, the backyard includes an undeveloped lot, and the main home at 3800 Washington measures roughly 18,000 square feet. As we wrote about the Presidio Heights property last year: While it’s looking a lot better today than it did in... 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... 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... Read More »