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New Cow Hollow Mansion Fetches a Record $32M

New Cow Hollow Mansion Fetches a Record $32M

Built on a quarter-acre, triple-wide-plus view lot that was purchased for $14 million in February of 2016, the newly constructed, 12,200-square-foot Cow Hollow mansion at 2582 Filbert Street, “Residence 2582,” hit the market priced at $46 million this past June. In addition to panoramic views, particularly from its roof... Read More »

Restored Mayor’s Mansion Quietly Sold at a Big Loss

Restored Mayor’s Mansion Quietly Sold at a Big Loss

As we outlined this past June: The storied Liberty Hill home at 3690 21st Street, which sits on a nearly 6,000-square-foot, camouflaged corner lot and was built as a party/guest house for San Francisco Mayor James “Sunny Jim” Rolph in 1930, was purchased by Frederick Roeber, who was a... Read More »

Big Plans for a Little Surplus Lot

Big Plans for a Little Surplus Lot

Purchased from the City and County of San Francisco in a surplus property sale for $232,000 in 2006, plans to build a two-story, two-unit building on the little 880-square-foot lot on the southeast corner of Bosworth and Lyell, on the border of Bernal Heights and Glen Park, were soon... Read More »

Musk’s Massive Silicon Valley Estate Sold for $30 Million

Musk’s Massive Silicon Valley Estate Sold for $30 Million

The resale of the 47.5-acre Silicon Valley estate at 891 Crystal Springs Road in Hillsborough, which Elon Musk purchased for $23.364 million in June of 2017 and returned to the market priced at $35 million last year, has closed escrow with a contract price of $30 million having been... Read More »

Nearly $6,000 per Square Foot in Pac Heights, Six Years Ago

Nearly $6,000 per Square Foot in Pac Heights, Six Years Ago

Despite another misreport that’s now making the rounds, while the recent sale of the full-floor unit #6 in the iconic Alta Plaza Apartments building at 2500 Steiner Street was a record-setting price for a unit in the building at $15.5 million, or roughly $4,428 per square foot, it didn’t... Read More »

Muted Appreciation for an Eye-Popping Apartment in the Sky

Muted Appreciation for an Eye-Popping Apartment in the Sky

Purchased for $11.1 million, or roughly $3,350 per square foot, in April of 2016, the cooperative apartment #1601 at 1750 Taylor Street (a.k.a. The Royal Towers in Russian Hill) returned to the market listed for “$9.5 million” this past September, a price which was quickly upped to $11 million... Read More »

Record-Setting Pac Heights Penthouse on the Market for $45M

Record-Setting Pac Heights Penthouse on the Market for $45M

Having traded hands for $32 million, or nearly $6,000 per square foot, in a hush-hush deal back in 2015, the record-setting contract price for the 5,400-square-foot Penthouse (Unit #10) atop the überexclusive Pacific Heights building at 2006 Washington Street still stands, despite some misreports to the contrary. And as... Read More »

Serenity Estate Finally Trades at 60 Percent Below Original Price

Serenity Estate Finally Trades at 60 Percent Below Original Price

Custom built 14 years ago, the 101-acre Alamo estate at 10 Serenity Lane is centered around a nearly 13,000-square-foot “chateau,” with a state-of-the-art, 12,000-square-foot car barn/museum that can accommodate up to 20 cars; a 1,600-square-foot pool house with a one-bedroom apartment; an eight-acre gentleman’s vineyard with mature vines; and... Read More »

A High-End Pad Fetches Eight Figures Under Its Original Price

A High-End Pad Fetches Eight Figures Under Its Original Price

Having undergone an extensive renovation by The Wiseman Group back in 2006, the nearly 9,000-square-foot mansion at 2590 Green Street, on the border of Cow Hollow and Pacific Heights, returned to the market priced at $32 million in October of 2019. “Meticulously designed to capture the essence of inspired... Read More »

Permits for a Designer Mega-Mansion Have Been Secured

Permits for a Designer Mega-Mansion Have Been Secured

As we outlined back in 2018: Purchased by Mark and Alison Pincus for $16 million in 2012, the nearly 12,000-square-foot Pacific Heights pad at 2950 Pacific Avenue, the rear facade of which is pictured above, returned to the market in 2014 with plans to add a bunker below the... Read More »