The “crown jewel of the Marina,” 3299 Baker Street is “directly across from the Palace of Fine Arts, with an Italian-imported upright brick façade, arched windows, wrought-iron balconies and plaques depicting scenes from Roman mythology.” And although it garnered a fair amount of attention when it hit the market for the first time since 1947 (and with a price tag of $6,000,000), yesterday the price was reduced by $200,000 (3.3%).
And while we have no reason to doubt the number of people that have declared, “I want that house,” this just might help illustrate the difference between desire (“I want”) and demand (“I will buy”) [more on this next week]. And not that you asked, but we happen to be partial to the house next door.
∙ Marina home leaves the light on [Examiner]
∙ Listing: 3299 Baker Street (5/5.5) – $5,800,000 [oboe.com] [McGuire]