Situated high above Vallejo Street, this superb Mediterranean Villa style home with its red tile roof, ornate frieze work, Palladian picture windows and arched doorways enjoys abundant natural light and views of the sparkling bay. The magnificent terraced south garden is a magical ‘green room’ conducive to indoor-outdoor entertaining and relaxation. The home has undergone a major expansion over a 3-year period with seismic engineering, major capital improvements and impeccable custom installations throughout.
Situated high above Vallejo Street, this superb Mediterranean style home with its red tile roof, ornate frieze work, Palladian picture windows and arched doorways enjoys abundant natural light and views of the sparkling bay. The magnificent terraced south garden is a magical ‘green room’ conducive to indoor-outdoor entertaining and relaxation. The home has undergone a major expansion over a 3-year period with seismic engineering, major capital improvements and impeccable custom installations throughout.
Adjoining the guest closet is a cozy AT-HOME OFFICE features a deeply recessed stone quatrefoil window.
This newly expanded multi-purpose space can be used simultaneously as a MEDIA ROOM or third BEDROOM with built-in Murphy bed/wall system, ample cabinet/file storage, convenient COFFEE BAR and adjoining handsome tiled BATH with separate shower. This space accesses the rear patio/garden.
Ascend the staircase to the gracious public rooms which share classic architectural details with high ceilings, deep crown moldings, tall doorways, paned picture windows and exquisite antique reclaimed French oak floors in a chevron pattern.
The elegant view LIVING ROOM features a set of four stunning Palladian windows, ornate stone fireplace with a pair of display niches for objets d’art and a built-in bookcase system on the opposite wall.
The adjoining gracious DINING ROOM comfortably seats a large dinner party. The stunning Italian Perla chandelier and sconces are by Baker Furniture.
Abundant sunlight fills the Christopher Peacock designed KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, a truly delightful informal gathering place and heart of the house. Installations include:
• Handsome custom cabinets & wall mounted TV
• Stone counters & island with 2 hanging Vaughn lamps
• Sub-Zero refrigerator with 2 freezer drawers
• 6-burner Wolf range• Miele oven & microwave
• Miele dishwasher/disposal
A wall of transom paned windows and French doors open to the inviting PATIO for alfresco dining and relaxation by the massive stone fireplace, Wolf barbeque grill and tiled spa tub by Walker Zanger. Patio heating by Boric allows for comfortable evening dining.
The lush landscaping contains newly unique plantings from a tree farm in Oregon, including bonsai shore pines, Japanese umbrella pines and extremely rare Chilean wine palm, colorful potted plants and seasonal blooms. The many hues and textures contrast the gracefully arched terraces of Montana moss rock creating a sense of depth and scale.
Natural light floods the lovely staircase and second floor landing through the arched Palladian sidelight and striking captain’s wheel skylight.
The front VIEW MASTER BEDROOM has five sets of paned windows looking out to the iconic Palace of Fine Arts, glittering bay and Alcatraz Island. The ornate fireplace, deep crown molding and indirect lighting of the coved ceiling provide a tranquil ambience. A flat screen monitor is mounted over the mantle.
The MASTER BATH with all marble surround features a luxurious glass enclosed shower with mosaic insets by Walker Zanger, vanity with large mirror and separate water closet.
A spacious custom WARDROBE ROOM features wall-to-wall glazed cabinetry on two tiers with glass front doors and ample drawers. A ventilated stacked washer/dryer, utility sink, folding table and hamper storage are conveniently housed in this space.
The sunny south BEDROOM enjoys the lush terrace garden outlook through multiple sets of paned windows. Built in cabinets and bookcases provide convenient storage with motorized recessed TV.
A handsome BATH features Carrera marble surrounds with tile work in a quatrefoil pattern by Waterworks, glass enclosed shower, cabinetry by Christopher Peacock and stunning vanity sink by Walker Zanger.
The handsome driveway is paved with handmade tiles in a quatrefoil pattern. Two arched doors open to the newly expanded 3 car GARAGE. A convenient BATH with shower is installed at this level. The newly installed custom commercial-grade glass ELEVATOR by Elevator Boutique of West Hollywood.
A separate arched door provides discreet access to the rear patio/garden.
• See the attached List of Capital Improvements & Custom Installations.
• Prospective Buyers are advised to review, prior to any offer, the Property Disclosure Package available on request.
• Taxes will be reassessed upon the sale to approximately 1.1880% of the purchase price.
Capital Improvements & Custom Installations
Randy Collins FTF engineering
Mike Larkin, architect
Wm. F. Pell Construction
Sunshine Construction, subterranean concrete work & elevator shaft
*Structural steel moment framing
*Extensive subterranean concrete shored into bedrock
*/Interested parties may request a copy of the Seller’s Supplement to the Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement for details.
Plywood sheer walls
Copper gutters, downspouts & leader heads
2 drainage systems (interior & exterior)
Dual full house water filtration system by Rhino (potable & domestic)
Hydronic heated floors in kitchen & bathrooms by Munchin
Hydronic boiler system by Munchin
Commercial grade elevator by Elevator Boutique
Antique reclaimed French oak floors (main level) by Exquisite Surfaces
Reclaimed French terra cotta fire bricks in herring bone pattern
Many new wood/paned windows replaced by Wooden Windows of
Lutron power shades
Whole house audio/visual
Siedle security & intercom system with cameras
Six exterior security cameras by Avaunt
Lucifer lighting throughout
Fixtures & tiles by Waterworks, Walker Zanger
Rocky Mountain hardware
Kitchen & bath cabinetry by Christopher Peacock
Miele oven & microwave
SubZero refrigerator/freezer w 2 drawers
Patio & Landscaping:
Montana moss rock terracing
Bonsai cut shore pines & Japanese umbrella pines imported from Oregon
Jubea-Chilean wine palm tree
Wolf barbeque grill
Outdoor gas fireplace
Outdoor heating by Bromic
Spa tile by Walker Zanger
Spa supported by four drilled piers to bedrock
(The stone statue on front terrace garden is excluded from the sale of the real property.)