Five Eye-Popping Bay Area Properties to Watch



132 Isabella Avenue in Atherton on the market for $18.35 millionGrand Living This Neoclassical beauty at 132 Isabella Avenue in Atherton. Cream color palette living room.

Peninsula Palazzo
A new neoclassical-style residence, 132 isabella avenue features elegant architectural detailing and luxury amenities. The home offers six bedrooms, six bathrooms (plus three half-bathrooms), a basement level with a rec room, home theater, wine cellar, pool and a charming guest house. It’s listed for $18.35 million with Alain Pinel’s Mary and Brent Gullixson.

San Rafael Tudor home on the market for $3.45 million; listed with Decker Bullock Sotheby’s

Personal Tudor
Within the desirable forbes neighborhood of san Rafael, 35 Culloden Park sits on nearly three-quarters of an acre. Surrounded by park-like grounds, the traditional Tudor has four bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms (including a luxe master with Carrera marble shower and soaking tub), a pool and guest cottage. Marin County–specialists Susan Hewitt and C.J. Nakagawa of Decker Bullock Sotheby’s have the $3.45 million listing. 

Los Altos Hills, 14700 Manuella Road property on the market; listed with Michael Dreyfus of Dreyfus Sotheby’s

Coffee Compound
Located on a half acre of the former Hills Bros. estate in woodsy Los Altos Hills, 14700 Manuella Road has a very personal character. An inspired mix of Spanish Revival and contemporary architecture, the three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom home also has a spacious woodworking shop and guest cottage. The listing is with Michael Dreyfus of Dreyfus Sotheby’s; inquire for price. 

40 Forest Lane property listed with Susan Tanner at Dreyfus Sotheby’s

Midcentury Menlo
Part of an unusual row-house complex in Menlo Park, three-story townhomes surround a large, lush private park and pool at 40 Forest Lane. Built in 1965, the two-bedroom, two-bathroom home has a double-height glass wall that overlooks a private patio and the secluded park beyond. A kitchen with concrete countertops and backsplashes reinforces its urban sensibility. The $2.1 million listing is with Susan Tanner at Dreyfus Sotheby’s. 

A gracious condo at 2259 Clay Street features sun-filled living spaces and pristine views.Bright Aerie
Occupying the top two floors of a Pacific Heights building, the three-bedroom, three-bathroom condo at 2259 Clay Street is sunny and spacious. It has been elegantly renovated with marble kitchens and bathrooms plus “gorgeous dark hardwood floors throughout,” says Rebecca Schumacher with Sotheby’s. An expansive roof deck affords views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Pricing was not yet set at press time.

 

 

 

 

 

A version of this article appeared in the Jun/July 2015 issue of San Francisco Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Deeds and Don'ts: Your Own Private Tahoe.

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80 Brookwood Drive, Briarcliff Manor, NY
Architecture and setting blend to stunning effect at this sensational Colonial featuring panoramic views of the Hudson River. Convenient to Manhattan, the renovated 5-BR residence offers spectacular living spaces perfectly designed for today’s lifestyle. Expansive formal rooms opening to grand terraces, a sparkling pool, outdoor kitchen and an entire lower level devoted to fun are ideal for entertaining. Especially alluring is the inviting front porch, the perfect spot to enjoy the spectacular sunsets and water views.



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6 Bluewater Lane, Westport, CT
Exquisite Westport Compo Beach residence in the Bluewater Association offers a unique and masterfully executed blend of custom elegance with sophisticated architectural details for an extraordinary LI Sound waterfront experience. Enjoy endless waterviews from the abundance of floor to ceiling windows, French doors and balconies which span the entire length of the house and open to expansive outdoor spaces with terraces, lawns, an al fresco kitchen and a wrap-around infinity pool with spa.



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235 McCagg Road, Kinderhook, NY
Just like a fine Swiss watch, this exceptional property is masterfully designed, precisely constructed, and meticulously cared for. Neatly nestled on 95 acres of rolling fields and woodlands, architect Clark and Green created a structure of glass, stone, and wood, which is elegant, warm, and lighthearted. Absolute privacy, with stunning views and pristine landscaping create a country retreat with a zen like atmosphere. Life will be that much sweeter enjoying the bounty of the Hudson Valley from this extraordinary property.



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12 Sunnyside Lane, Westport, CT
This sublime Colonial captivates with its New England charm and dazzling 2.7-acre setting featuring beautiful plantings, a formal English garden and bluestone pool. Offering approximately 8600fs of living space, the home hosts spectacular formal rooms, a paneled library, recreation room with a projector screen, sunroom, 6 bedrooms and 7.5 baths. Front and back patios add further allure to this ADA-compliant home which also offers double railings on stairs as well as elevator service to all 3 floors.



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