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Robin Williams’ Northern California home hits the market at $7.25 million

By NEAL J. LEITEREG STAFF WRITER NOV. 20, 2019 2:19 PM The Northern California estate of late actor and comedian Robin Williams has come up for sale at $7.25 million. Located in Paradise Clay, an enclave that hugs the Tiburon peninsula, the single-story Mediterranean residence sits on a double lot abutting San Francisco Bay. The roughly 6,500-square-foot house, built-in 1987, has six bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, a wood-paneled library/den, ...more

Tiburon Robin Williams Mansion is up for sale for $ 7.25 million

By Eric Kirk -November 21, 2019 The former home of the late entertainer Robin Williams sells for $ 7.25 million, L.A. reports. Times The 6,157- square-foot Mediterranean-style home overlooks San Francisco Bay from virtually every room. The hotel has six bedrooms and six baths, as well as a large master suite, a large patio, and pool, as well as many other amenities. The house was bought in ...more

Photos: Robin Williams’ Tiburon mansion for sale for $7.25 million

The former home of late entertainer Robin Williams is for sale for $7.25 million (Jacob Elliot). By PUENGVONGS | | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: November 21, 2019 at 10:07 am | UPDATED: November 22, 2019 at 3:53 am The former home of late entertainer Robin Williams is for sale for $7.25 million, reports the L.A. Times. The 6,517-square-foot Mediterranean-style home has views of the San Francisco Bay from practically every ...more

Swim in an oceanside pool at this $1.6 million home for sale in Point Richmond

By Tessa McLean Updated 11:14 am PST, Friday, November 15, 2019 This home in the Point Richmond hills is for sale for $1.6 million. If you’ve always dreamt about swimming laps in the Bay, but were scared off by the cold water — or the sharks — this waterfront home with a lap pool and spa at the water’s edge might be just what you’re looking for. At ...more

Mediterranean beachfront home in Richmond comes with a pool

By Brock Keeling@BrockKeeling  Nov 15, 2019, 10:29am PST No, this isn’t Malibu. This circa-1934 Mediterranean seaside home, which comes with a swimming pool and a spa overlooking the bay, can be found over in the city of Richmond. Gasp. Featuring two bedrooms, two and one half bathrooms, and 2,024 square feet, 411 Western Drive is a split-level home with soaring ceilings, exposed beams, skylights, hardwood flooring, and picture windows offering ...more

Secluded home in historic Greenbrae Boardwalk community asks $1.29M

Built for Joan Baez and Mimi Fariña’s father and located in Marin’s “village on stilts” By Brock Keeling@BrockKeeling  Oct 25, 2019, 10:25 am PDT on stilts” Photos courtesy of Compass Up in the tony town of Kenfield sits series of homes on the Gerenbrae Boardwalk, a private community just south of Corte Madera Creek. Here you’ll find no cars and no busy streets—only secluded homes in an ...more

$3.5M ‘Corona Compound’ features two separate homes: Which do you prefer?

By Amy Graff, SFGATE Updated 7:38 am PDT, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 “Every square foot is designed like a yacht,” says Wakelin. “Every square foot is designed in a utilitarian way.” Perched on a hill rising above San Francisco, the so-called “Corona Compound” features two stand-alone homes, each with its own flavor and style, on a double lot with lush gardens. While 48 Mars Street is a grand historic home ...more

Scandinavia comes to Mission Dolores, $3M

Author: Philip Ferrato An extraordinary renovation of a classic 1907 row house, this 1917 project by the San Francisco/Oslo based, globally-involved architecture firm Mork-Ulnes has just come on the market– a 4-bed, 2-bath condominium that’s been extensively published to much acclaim. Preserving the street front in a historic neighborhood was paramount. To create a modern home, the architects replaced the traditionally dark heart of the structure with ...more

See inside a 1908 Victorian condo given a Scandinavian makeover

By Amy Graff, SFGATE Updated 10:36 pm PDT, Tuesday, September 17, 2019 A stunning light-filled San Francisco condo given a Scandinavian-inspired makeover is listed for $2.995 million. The home at 1985 15th St. occupies the top two floors and converted attic space of a two-unit 1908 Victorian in the Mission District. While purists may mourn the loss of original details in this remodel, anyone who appreciates the clean, simple Nordic aesthetic ...more

Photos: Home from hit ’70s show ‘Streets of San Francisco’ for sale

A home featured in the 70’s TV show “The Streets of San Francisco has hit the market for $4.25 million. (Compass) By Pueng Vongs | | Bay Area News Group The Telegraph Hill home has three bedrooms and three baths. It features a wrap-around deck with sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay, and the San Francisco cityscape. The home also ...more