Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the Schindler House in LA, often hailed as the “first modern home” in California history. Of course, when critics say “modern,” they’re not referring to just the standard meaning of such terms–obviously a home cannot be both “modern” and a century-old at the same time. So what exactly … Continue reading What Exactly Is a Modern House?
In our comprehensive history of Bay Area developer Joseph Eichler’s legacy, we wrote that Eichler was an everyman builder who created attainable homes for middle class buyers. And indeed he was. However. Everyone’s got to branch out now and then, which is how we ended up with the top floor units at 999 Green Street, … Continue reading Maximum Luxury: Soaring Eichler Penthouses For Sale After Decades
Maximum Luxury is a weekly column featuring some of San Francisco’s most expensive homes, usually for no particular reason except that we’re curious. But in this case there actually is a timely reason to feature the sprawling Midcentury house at 2 Everson: This listing turns one year old this week, originally dropping on December 29, … Continue reading Maximum Luxury: Transparently Gorgeous Glen Park Listing Hits Anniversary
Joseph Eichler built some 11,000 homes in the course of his career, and now nearly 50 years after his death his Eichler homes still exert a powerful effect on the popular imagination. In short, people love Eichler homes, noted for their open floorplans, large atriums, and mingling of indoor and outdoor space, to name a … Continue reading Why Everyone Loves Eichlers
The big news in California politics is the upcoming recall election, asking voters whether or not they want to oust Governor Gavin Newsom. And speaking of recall, we’re also getting a flashback to some of Newsom’s recent real estate prospects. Earlier this year, Newsom finally managed to sell his Marin County mansion, after a two-plus … Continue reading Inside Gavin Newsom’s (former) $5.9 Million Marin County Mansion
I wish I could say theFrontSteps had these listings, but we don’t. But why should we all miss out? I want to have good neighbors and close deals, just as much as you want to know if a trophy property or two are coming up for sale. So, if you, or anyone you know, have … Continue reading Three Sutro Heights Properties Not Yet On MLS
San Francisco’s remote and exclusive Sea Cliff neighborhood holds a special fascination for some housing aficionados, one that’s only partly owing to the multi-million dollar homes that people this liminal zone between the city and the sea. Certainly the neighborhood has a lot to offer in terms of big-ticket, multi-room mansion properties to marvel at, … Continue reading Midcentury Gem On Huge Sea Cliff Lot Asks $2.2 million
Perhaps one of the most appealing properties on all of the Great Highway, famed Mid-Century modernist Ernest Born’s beach house designed and built in 1949, and its sleek conjoined (by glass bridge) Aidlin-Darling designed ocean-view master suite and tower addition added in 2006 are for sale…and we have your first look inside. Located at 2020 … Continue reading Ernest Born Oceanfront Mid-Century Beach House On San Francisco’s Ocean Beach For Sale
This 2-bedroom, 2 bath, 26th floor condo gives some lucky San Franciscan the chance to live in an historical Eichler building. Named the Eichler Summit, the 32-story building is an icon in the Russian Hill skyline. Tasteful updates leave way for the original Eichler style of open floor plans, lots of glass and natural tones … Continue reading Rare Russian Hill Eichler Condo
It’s $1,250,000 over asking for 1238 Stanyan (#3 on the list, and worth every penny)…or to put it another way…an overbid that could almost (+$25k) buy you this condo in Cole Valley at 1240 Willard outright. Put that in your morning pastry and chew on it. As for the rest of the top 10 Overbids, … Continue reading Cole Valley Mid Century Gets $4,000,000 – Plus Overbids
Congratulations to my most excellent and patient clients on their final victory and purchase of this super awesome home at 255 Edgehill Way, in Forest Hill Extension. From the Marketing: Situated along the eastern face of Edgehill Mountain, this home offers incredible views and the utmost privacy. Featuring 2 beds, 1.5 baths, 1,565 sqft, and … Continue reading SOLD | 255 Edgehill Way | Forest Hill Extension | $1,330,250
There is a story to this one…Nonetheless, I’m pleased to report the (finally!) successful sale of this amazing Golden Gate Heights Property. Nestled in the hills of Golden Gate Heights with wonderful vistas to the North/North East, surrounded by beautiful trees and a lush garden, and tastefully remodeled for the minimalist in all of us, … Continue reading SOLD! | 1957 11th Ave | Golden Gate Heights | $1,400,000
Nestled in the hills of Golden Gate Heights with wonderful vistas to the North/North East, surrounded by beautiful trees and a lush garden, and tastefully remodeled for the minimalist in all of us, including a painstakingly thought out master suite on the lower level, which opens to the garden, 1957 11th Ave is the home … Continue reading For Sale: 1957 11th Ave | Golden Gate Heights | $1,295,000
It’s not everyday a home sells for $3,800,000 above asking…actually in San Francisco we hardly bat an eye at this anymore, especially when paired with buzzwords #PacificHeights and #MidCentury. It also helps to be an extremely rare property in a one of a kind location: William Wurster Masterpiece with timeless mid-century contemporary design. The unique … Continue reading William Wurster Mid-Century Masterpiece Sells for $11,300,000 | Pacific Heights
I’m pleased to announce the sale of this spacious, updated, mid-century four bedroom, two bath view home in Golden Gate Heights with a large East facing yard (complete with crushed oyster shell bocce ball track), deck, fireplace, laundry, parking, and two bonus rooms!
Spacious, updated, mid-century four bedroom, two bath view home in Golden Gate Heights with a large East facing yard (complete with crushed oyster shell bocce ball track), deck, fireplace, laundry, parking, and two bonus rooms! Tax records state 1467 square feet, MLS previously stated 2085 square feet, my records state this house is BIG, so … Continue reading For Sale | 1972 11th Ave, Golden Gate Heights, San Francisco