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Landmark Mansion on the Market for $5.85M

Landmark Mansion on the Market for $5.85M

Known as “Nobby Clarke’s Folly” back in the day, the 8,395-square-foot Alfred E. Clarke Mansion at 250 Douglass Street, which occupies the southwest corner of Caselli Avenue in Eureka Valley/Corbett Heights, is now on the market with a $5.85 million price tag. Built for Alfred “Nobby” Clarke on the... 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 »

Muted Appreciation for the Ghirardelli Mansion

Muted Appreciation for the Ghirardelli Mansion

Purchased for $4 million in late 2012, the 6,500-square-foot Piedmont mansion at 636 Highland Avenue, which was built for the Ghirardelli family in the early 1900’s, resold for $4.65 million in October of 2016, representing total appreciation of 16.3 percent for the restored East Bay mansion over those four... Read More »

Modern Mansion Atop Mount Sutro Has Sold

Modern Mansion Atop Mount Sutro Has Sold

Designed by John Maniscalco Architecture and built for a solar energy entrepreneur and engineer on a 5,271-square-foot parcel atop Clarendon Heights, near the crest of Mount Sutro, the modern 7,440-square-foot home at 150 Glenbrook Avenue hit the market priced at $22 million this past August. Walls of windows frame... Read More »

Massive ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Mansion Trades at a Loss

Massive ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Mansion Trades at a Loss

As we outlined in March of last year: Designed by John Hudson Thomas and built for John Hopkins Spring, a real estate developer, in 1914, the 12,000-square-foot Spring Mansion which sits at 1960 San Antonio Avenue in the Berkeley Hills and was modeled on the Achilleion Palace in Greece,... Read More »

Tech Mogul’s Silicon Valley Lair Now Listed for 55 Percent Less

Tech Mogul’s Silicon Valley Lair Now Listed for 55 Percent Less

Speaking of big reductions, as we outlined in September of last year: Having hit the market with a bit of fanfare and an $88 million price tag back in 2015, the 21,400-square-foot Los Altos Hills home at 27500 La Vida Real was quietly listed behind an undisclosed address for... Read More »

Serenity Now Listed for 54 Percent Less

Serenity Now Listed for 54 Percent Less

Having hit the market priced at $42 million back in early 2015, the list price for the 101-acre Alamo estate at 10 Serenity Lane was reduced to $35 at the end of that year and then to $28 million in the first quarter of 2016. In addition to a nearly... Read More »

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Finally Fetches $1,300 Per Foot

Modern Silicon Valley Mansion Finally Fetches $1,300 Per Foot

Having hit the market priced at $29.8 million early last year, touting nine Feng Shui selling points, the modern Atherton mansion at 96 Ridge View Drive has finally fetched a $21 million contract price. Designed by Stanley Saitowitz and sited on a 1.6-acre parcel with views to San Francisco,... Read More »

Massive Berkeley Mansion Now Listed at a Loss

Massive Berkeley Mansion Now Listed at a Loss

Designed by John Hudson Thomas and built for John Hopkins Spring, a real estate developer, in 1914, the 12,000-square-foot Spring Mansion which sits at 1960 San Antonio Avenue in the Berkeley hills and was modeled on the Achilleion Palace in Greece, was purchased by John Park, the founder of... Read More »