On the Market: 5 Diverse Yet Equally Stunning San Francisco Homes for Sale
Among the bay area’s grandest estates, Guignécourt was built on 47 acres in Hillsborough for the son of a French count. The 13-bedroom, 11-bathroom (plus one half bathroom) Mediterranean Revival–style house was designed in 1912 by the San Francisco starchitects of the day, Bliss & Faville, and the swank interiors are by legendary designer Anthony Hail. Mary and Brent Gullixson with Alain Pinel are representing the $40 million listing.
The interiors at this pac heights condo are a collaboration between the owner, gallerist Valerie Vorres, and EAG Studio’s Vin Leger and designer Tineke Triggs. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo at 2186 Vallejo has a wraparound deck and a cleverly concealed TV in the living room. It’s listed for $2.29 million with Rebecca Schumacher at Sotheby’s.
Crisp and Refined
For those who enjoy modern architecture, 4173 Cesar Chavez in Noe Valley delivers with floor-to-ceiling glass, precise detailing, and expansive outdoor living areas. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom dwelling also offers a notably contemporary way to store a wine collection. It’s listed for $4.85 million with Travis Pacoe and Ron Abta with Paragon Real Estate Group.
Better Home and Garden
The French country–style cutie at 2730 Broderick has an extra-deep, 140-foot lot that allows for an expansive garden. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom home has Golden Gate views through charming dormer windows on the top level. The $5.85 million listing is with Janet Feinberg Schindler at Sotheby’s.
Case Study HousePart of a revolutionary experiment to modernize American homes, Case Study House #26 is the only one of these midcentury icons to be built in Northern California. Located in San Rafael, the 1962 four-bedroom, two-bathroom home was designed by Beverley David Thorne with an open floor plan, glass walls and a sweeping deck. Kathi Elliott with Decker Bullock Sotheby’s has the $1.85 million listing.
A version of this article appeared in the October 2015 issue of San Francisco Cottages & Gardens with the headline: The Inside Scoop on Bay Area Real Estate.