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Climbing wall, solarium dining room among the unique touches in this $1.6-million Noe home

If you become the new owner of 437 Valley Street in Noe Valley, you can probably go ahead and cancel your gym membership. Between the steep hills in the neighborhood, the three flights of stairs down to the backyard and [Read entire story]

Modern makeover in Miraloma Park with bay views from every level

It many not look all that impressive from the outside (even the listing notes call it “unassuming”), but the inside of 701 Teresita has a bold and modern design, the result of a designer down-to-the-studs [Read entire story]

Got a budget south of $1 million? These SF homes are for you

The median price for a home in San Francisco may have reached $1.2 million, according to a recent CoreLogic report, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to find a single-family under the $1-million mark. You [Read entire story]

Pristine home right on Bolinas Lagoon listed for $4.2 million

On the market for the first time in 50 years, 337 Seadrift Rd. is a rarely available Bolinas Lagoon–fronting home in the gated Seadrift Community of Stinson Beach. But even though the three-bedroom, two-bath home is [Read entire story]

‘Distressed’ Dolores Heights teardown asks $7 million

A San Francisco Edwardian with less than 1,100 square feet has recently come to market asking an even $7 million, or over $6,500 per square foot. What, you may be asking, could possibly justify that price? Is it the most [Read entire story]

St. Helena chateau on over 46 acres takes elegant decadence to the next level

Looking for a big taste of French wine country a little closer to home? Then you’ve got to check out the over-the-top Louis XII-inspired Chateau Galatea, which sits on over 46 acres just outside St. Helena and is [Read entire story]

Fully remodeled St. Francis Wood colonial asks almost $3 million

Colonial homes are one of the most popular architectural types in the U.S., and  yet the symmetrical-style homes are rarely seen on the West Coast and are even rarer still in San Francisco. But in the early 1920s, when [Read entire story]

1910 Craftsman on an extra-large lot in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto asks $1.475 million

Located only blocks away from Chez Panisse, the Cheese Board Collective and the rest of the attractions in Berkeley’s “Gourmet Ghetto,” 1333 Grant Street would be an intriguing home based on location [Read entire story]

Santa Cruz beach home on stilts in the sand asks $1.1 million

With its own private stairway to the beach and extra-high sight lines courtesy of some tall concrete pillars that hold the house aloft, 108 Willet Circle is the next best thing to beachfront. Speaking of lofts, [Read entire story]

Bauhaus-inspired glass house in the Fairfax woods takes a 90K price cut to $1.16 million

Built by a San Francisco architect as a summer retreat back in 1962, the property at 148 Madrone Road in Fairfax has many of the hallmarks of Bauhaus design, including white walls, open entertaining space, clean lines, [Read entire story]

Homes in most neighborhoods with a high percentage of gay residents are selling at higher premiums—but not in S.F.

Neighborhoods with a high-percentage of gay residents should be feeling a lot of pride this month—particularly in their housing prices. A survey compiled by Trulia, with help from OKCupid, shows that in most [Read entire story]

Luxury, high-end homes popping up in once ‘affordable’ S.F. neighborhoods

In the past two months, two newly constructed luxury homes have come to market asking $3 million or above in Golden Gate Heights. At the end of April, 1769 11th Avenue came on asking $3.5-million for a four-bedroom, [Read entire story]

Adorable Glen Park cottage with white picket fence asks $1.295 million

If you are looking for the definition of “curb appeal” look no further than 293 Surrey Street in Glen Park. The Victorian-era cottage, painted a sunny yellow with white trim, would be adorable on its own, but [Read entire story]

Small cottage on huge lot for $1.195 million in Corona Heights

Located in a Corona Heights cul-de-sac, 64 Ord Court is a completely detached 1907 cottage that somehow manages to fit three bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room, a dining room and even a kitchen with a pantry in 990 [Read entire story]

These homes for sale all have pretty pools to lounge by

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to start fantasizing about having your own private pool at your own private house. We don’t see many of those in San Francisco—what with our “coldest [Read entire story]

The Bay Area’s cutest compound—with glass atrium and crafting room—asks $2.65 million

Usually when we hear the word “compound,” images of “Keep Out” signs and survivalist mentalities come to mind. But that is certainly not the case in Corte Madera, where 206 Baltimore Avenue is [Read entire story]

1890s lodge on 2.6 wooded acres in Mill Valley asks $9.5 million

For only the second time in its 125-year history, Mill Valley’s Redwood Lodge and the two-plus acres it sits on, is up for sale. The home was originally purchased from the Tamalpais Land and Water Company in 1890 [Read entire story]

Japanese tea house with a pool in Piedmont asks $2.4 million

If your favorite Golden Gate Park attraction is the Japanese Tea House, you have got to check out 19 Sotelo Avenue in Piedmont. Not only is the custom-build 1972 home itself reminiscent of a traditional tea house, it [Read entire story]

This $1.79-million castle in the Santa Cruz mountains has a secret bar and theater

The castle-like exterior of 11025 Alba Road may look like it belongs in the mountains outside a quaint French village circa 1680, but it is in fact located in the mountains outside the quaint Santa Cruz village of Ben [Read entire story]

This $1.79-million castle in the Santa Cruz mountains has a secret bar and theater

The castle-like exterior of 11025 Alba Road may look like it belongs in the mountains outside a quaint French village circa 1680, but it is in fact located in the mountains outside the quaint Santa Cruz village of Ben [Read entire story]