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Million Dollar Price Cut for Historic Piedmont Estate

Million Dollar Price Cut for Historic Piedmont Estate

Designed by Albert Farr and finished in 1928, the historic “Hampton House” estate at 395 Hampton Road hit the market in Piedmont last year listed for $8.95 million. Sitting on over an acre of land – with landscaped gardens, a private tennis court, a detached garage (in addition to... Read More »

Remodel Of Recently Restored $23.5M Mansion Underway

Remodel Of Recently Restored $23.5M Mansion Underway

Built for the Spreckels family in 1905 and remodeled by renowned architect Albert Farr in 1929, the 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights mansion at 2520 Pacific Avenue was purchased from the son of former San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto (Joseph Alioto, Jr.) for $6.3 million in 1997. The buyers spent the... Read More »

Zynga Founder Delists Mansion, Plans To Gut And Expand

Zynga Founder Delists Mansion, Plans To Gut And Expand

The listing for the nearly 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights pad at 2950 Pacific Avenue, which Mark and Alison Pincus, the respective co-founders of Zynga and One Kings Lane, purchased for $16 million in 2012 and re-listed for $18 million six months ago, has been withdrawn from the MLS and scrubbed from... Read More »

Renovated, Restored And Reduced $500K

Renovated, Restored And Reduced $500K

Designed by Albert Pissis and built in 1894, the Alamo Square Victorian at 860 Fell Street has been “meticulously renovated and restored” over the past twenty years by its current owners.  Think grand chandeliers, imported French drapery, and woodwork which was painstakingly stripped with dental tools to restore it... Read More »

Plans To Gut Zynga Founder’s Stunning $18M Home

Plans To Gut Zynga Founder’s Stunning $18M Home

As we wrote when we first reported the listing of Mark Pincus’ Pacific Heights pad for $18 million last week, while the Albert Farr-designed Gold Coast home currently remains in its original condition and is rather well-kept, with period woodwork and detailing throughout, plans to renovate the entire home... Read More »

Pincus Selling Pac Heights Pad For $18M

Pincus Selling Pac Heights Pad For $18M

Having paid $16 million for the nearly 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights pad at 2950 Pacific Avenue in 2012, Mark and Alison Pincus, the respective co-founders of Zynga and One Kings Lane, have just put their distinctive Dutch Colonial mansion on the market for two million more. Designed by Albert Farr... Read More »