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This Belvedere home comes with a glass funicular

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Fully remodeled 1914 abode asks $7,950,000

Three-story home with gray shingled and windows with white trim. There’s a lawn, white picket fence, and views of the bay. Photos courtesy of Compass

Can you truly be happy without a funicular in your life? This 1914 house, located in the tony town of Belvedere, provides a strong case for living the “hillivator” life.

Featuring five bedrooms, four and one half bathrooms, and 4,020 square feet, 147 Beach Road comes with a cottage-like exterior with gray-painted wood shingles. Holscher Architecture was tapped to reimagine the seaside home while keeping a smattering of period details, like the roof, corbels, and aforementioned shingles, intact.

But its interiors are all new, from the studs to the ceiling. KAGdesigns designed the revamped interiors, which now feature a neutral palette and added windows that provide even more views of the bay. Additional details include contemporary light fixtures, white oak flooring, wine room, outdoor decks, and fireplace with Calacatta marble in a herringbone design.

Of special note is, of course, the glass funicular—a common feature in southeastern Marin County, an area known for its steep terrains—that whisks the homeowner and houseguests from the hillside home to the street below.

Asking is $7,950,000.

An open dark blue door opens up to the foyer and other rooms with a neutral white theme.
A blue door greets you at the entrance.
A room with two beige couches with blue throw pillows, a beige fabric coffee table with a blue tray and blue bottles on top.
One of several living spaces.
A large white room highlighted by a massive wall of windows that are sliding glass doors with views of the bay.
The “sun porch” room comes with sliding glass doors that allow for maximum bay view.
An open glass door shows off wooden wine holders, with the kitchen in the distance.
Wine room and kitchen.
A bay window highlights the dining room area that comes with a dining table and fabric seating.
Dining room with views.
A bathroom with a white soaking tub next to a window with views of the bay.
Master bathroom ideal for long soaks.
The side of the home’s exterior with a glass funicular that has seating for two people. It’s covered and peaks at the top.
The glass funicular.