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Dueling $25-million Woodside estates come to market within days of each other

Woodside is known for its high-end estates, and now not one but two properties asking roughly $25 million a piece have come to market in the exclusive community to tempt ultra-high end buyers. Getting a bit of a jump on [Read entire story]

Two Oakland homes for just one dollar—with one very large caveat

You’ve heard of two for one deals. Maybe even two for $1 deals. But we’re betting you’ve never heard either of those bargains applied to Bay Area real estate. But that’s exactly the deal on offer, [Read entire story]

Former Noe Valley firehouse back on the market—with a million-dollar price cut

We first told you about the converted firehouse for sale in Noe Valley all the way back in 2015, when the 1909 building with a 2007 top-to-bottom remodel came to market asking just under $7 million. By the end of that [Read entire story]

Donald Olsen-designed custom-build with lap pool and Mt. Tam views asks $4.35 million

Donald Olsen, arguably the Bay Area’s most famous modernist architect to embrace the “International Style,” only designed about 5o homes in his 50-plus-year career. Many are in the East Bay, where he [Read entire story]

Presidio Heights mansion finally sells after 10 months on the market and $1.5-million in price cuts

When 201 Locust Street in Presidio Heights first came to market in May 2016, we raved about the “1915 mansion’s columned portico entrance, its grand foyer and imperial staircase, and its fabulous architectural [Read entire story]

Two-car parking, original 1920s details all for $688K in Crocker-Amazon

It’s hard to find two-car parking in homes at any price point in the city, which is why 329 Chicago Way in Crocker-Amazon caught our attention. The bungalow is only 950 square feet, but it’s all on one level, [Read entire story]

Built-in trampoline in the backyard of this custom $4.3-million Noe rebuild

When 455 27th St. in Noe Valley was sold for just under $1 million in 2005, it looked very similar to the way it did when it was first constructed in 1926, with period moldings, a brick fireplace and a charming original [Read entire story]

Adorable Art Deco Excelsior single-family asks just $799K

Built in 1939 and showcasing original features throughout, 290 Maynard is an adorable single-family with two bedrooms, 1.25 baths and an asking price of just $799,000. The home was built at the tail end of the art deco [Read entire story]

Five marble fireplaces among the historic details in this well-preserved 1871 Noe Valley Italianate

Built in 1871, this property at 220 San Jose Avenue in Noe Valley has a plethora of grand old-world features including five wood-burning marble fireplaces, a double parlor, original softwood floors, and a sweeping [Read entire story]

‘Scandinavian-style’ Bernal Heights rebuild takes a 200K price cut

A few months ago, we brought you the story of 106 Coleridge, a traditional Victorian turned trendy Scandinavian-style five-bedroom in Bernal Heights. Scandinavia is very hot right now and Bernal is a very cool [Read entire story]

Inspired by 16th-century Japan, the $1.9 million ‘Haiku House’ sits on nine Watsonville acres

With its wood paneling, vaulted roof, and post and beam construction, the main home at 1209 San Andreas Road in Watsonville is meant to evoke a 16th-century Japanese country house, according to its designer, Haiku [Read entire story]

Bargain? Oakland Victorian in need of ‘rejuvenation’ asks $279K

Pop quiz, San Franciscans: How much would you expect to pay for a two-bedroom, one-bath Victorian cottage with parking and two additional in-law units on an over-4,000-square-foot lot? $900,000? Or higher, something in [Read entire story]

‘Lavish woodland sanctuary’ with 5,000-bottle wine vault asks $17 million

In Portola Valley, residents have always treasured their open space. Taking advantage of its proximity to 1,200-acre Jasper Ridge Preserve—and located on 18 acres of its own private land—127 Pinon Drive is being [Read entire story]

Star Trek–level technology is coming to a kitchen near you

Ever watched an episode of Star Trek: Next Generation and thought, “Gee, I’d love to just turn to my appliance and say, ‘Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.’ to have a steaming cup magically appear”? Well, [Read entire story]

Quirkily colorful Noe Valley Edwardian with a zen garden asks $1.8 million

Many times stagers will try to “depersonalize” a home by toning down taste-specific paint and decor before it goes on the market. But there was obviously no way to take the owner’s personality out of [Read entire story]

Three-bedroom single-family on a ‘stair street’ in Glen Park asks just under $1 million

Accessible only via a long wooden staircase, 28 Harry Street offers seclusion among the trees, as well as proximity to neighborhood amenities in Glen Park and Noe Valley. The three bedroom, two-bath single-family home [Read entire story]

Ready for ‘The Big One’? You can be with new, more affordable earthquake insurance policies

It has been just over 23 years since the Northridge earthquake shook Southern California awake early one January morning, killing 57 and causing billions in property damage. Over the past two decades the cost to rebuild [Read entire story]

Modern Muir Beach home with ‘infinity lawn,’ stargazing atrium asks $2.1 million

You’ve heard of an infinity pool, but how about an “infinity lawn”? That’s just what a new three-bedroom, three-bath listing in Muir Beach claims to have. The lawn in question not only looks out [Read entire story]

Unique 10,000-square-foot Hillsborough Georgian built in 1896 asks $13.88 million

Even before Hillsborough was officially incorporated in 1910, it was attracting “San Francisco businessmen who wanted to live in a relaxed country setting while working in the city,” according to the [Read entire story]

A deal? 40 acres (and a house) for $1.295 million in Carmel Valley

Those used to seeing homes that sell for $1,500 a square foot (and up) in San Francisco will definitely enjoy the value in a new Carmel Valley listing, where not only is the Mediterranean-style home with custom stone and [Read entire story]