Much of San Francisco's most expensive residential real estate sold in late 2012, so you're seeing a plethora of newcomers on the map of the 25 most expensive homes for sale in San Francisco. At $30M, the top spot still goes to 2724 Pacific in Pacific Heights, as 2901 Broadway on Billionaire's Row sold in December.Read More
Updating the Map of the 25 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in San Francisco
2724 Pacific, Pacific Heights
Asking price: $30,000,000
2901 Broadway on Billionaire's Row sold last month for $28,250,000 (although it was asking many more millions), so we have a new top dog in our Priciest Residential Real Estate Club. 2724 Pacific is a four-level, 7-bedroom home currently owned by Doug Engmann, former chairman of the Pacific Stock Exchange. The 13,500 square foot abode sits on a lot totaling more than 26,000 square feet, making it one of San Francisco's largest private residential parcels. Property highlights include a gorgeous solarium with koi pond, and a carriage house that doubles as a game room.
3800 Washington, Presidio Heights
Asking price: $25,000,000
Halsey Minor, a technology entrepreneur who you may know as the guy who founded CNET in 1993, bought this "modified copy" of the Petit Trianon in 2007. The 8-bed, 7-bath, 18,000 sq. ft. mansion comes with the adjoining 2,618 sq. ft. guest home at 3810 Washington and a vacant lot (125 Maple) that's currently being used as a backyard. The three must be sold together. Curbed SF recently got a tour of the property, and it's in really bad shape. Holes in the ceiling, water damage to the original silk wallcoverings, outdated everything; the whole place will need a complete restoration. If it ever does sell and get the renovation it deserves, we sincerely hope the spectacular ballroom becomes wedding central.
2950 Vallejo, Pacific Heights
Asking price: $19,500,000
This Neo-Tuscan mansion came on the market last year asking $19,500,000. The 8-bed- 5.65-bath abode played host to the 2011 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. The Oakland Tribune published a rumor in 1940 that Princess Stephanie von Hoohenlohe, a "notorious member of Hitler's spy organization," went into hiding here around that time.
2020 Jackson, Pacific Heights
Asking price: $14,900,000
Built in 1902, the historic Hellman Mansion is an excellent example of Classic Revival designed by Julius Krafft. The 8-bed, 7-bath manse first landed on the market in September of 2011 asking $20,000,000. It then took several price chops, and even played host to the 1991 and 2012 annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase.
807 Francisco, Russian Hill
Asking price: $13,500,000
The 7-bed, 5.5-bath, 6,050 square foot home recently underwent a pretty intense renovation, bringing the circa 1888 home up to today's modern standards.
2800 Pacific, Pacific Heights
Asking price: $9,750,000
Herbst Manor, or as some call it, "Mini Versailles" belonged to the late Lee Herbst Gruhn. Think Herbst Theater and San Francisco society dame. The 5-bed, 4.5-bath, 8,120 sq. ft. mansion was built in 1899 by San Francisco starchitect Ernest Coxhead. Property highlights include the grand staircase, which has a mural that Lee painted of the Palace of Fine Arts. There's also a "historically significant French salon." The home originally asked $12,500,000, but has taken several price chops. It's playing host to the 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase.
#2402 at 690 Market, FiDi
Asking price: $8,000,000
YouTube co-founder Steve Chen put his penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton Residences on the market in late October asking $8,000,000. The 2-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,063 square foot duplex was purchased by Chen in 2007 for $4.85M. Chen then hooked up with architect Joel Sanders and spent 21 months turning the abode into a tech lover's dream home.
1055 Green, Russian Hill
Asking price: $7,950,000
This Julia Morgan-designed stunner just came onto the market this month. The 3-bed, 3.5-bath home is on one of Russian Hill's most coveted blocks. Most recently, the home went under the knife to be "masterfully restored- from a seismic upgrade to the exquisite finishes that respect the original architecture while adding complete livability for the 21st century lifestyle." The backyard was designed by Suzman Design Associates.
130 Locust, Presidio Heights
Asking price: $7,775,000
This abode recently completed quite the renovation that's all about namedropping: David Armour is the architect and Heather Hillard designed the interiors. Property highlights include up close and personal views of the Golden Gate Bridge and an au-pair suite on the garden level. It's been on the market less than a week.
3857 Clay, Presidio Heights
Asking price: $6,989,000
This 7-bed, 7-bath, 8,000 square foot home was designed by renowned architect James R. Miller in 1905. The 4-story Edwardian hit the market in late 2012, although it made a brief appearance earlier that year and also in 2009. We're seriously swooning over the extensive handcrafted woodwork and original stained glass throughout.
1110 Green, Russian Hill
Asking price: $6,980,000
Here's another sleek and contemporary Stanley Saitowitz-designed home. The 5-level, 4-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,795 sq. ft. home is basically a museum for stainless steel and glass enthusiasts. Property highlights include floor-to-ceiling windows and an elevator. It's been on the market since April of last year.
Unit 49c at 301 Mission, Yerba Buena
Asking price: $6,600,000
This is a Grand Residence in the Millennium. The 2-bed, 3.5-bath, 2,819 sq. ft. condo is sold furnished. Building amenities include gym, pool, theater, wine locker, and access to a private dining room in Michael Mina's RN74 restaurant.
21 Buena Vista, Buena Vista
Asking price: $6,500,000
This gigantic manse just landed on the market two weeks ago. Built in 1892, this restored Victorian is a nice mixture of modern living paired with Victorian charm. The 6-bed, 6-bah, 8,229 sq. ft. abode has 22 rooms on four floors. Property highlights include a home theater; 4,000-bottle wine room; 2 gourmet kitchens; home gym with massage room and two custom saunas, and something that's being described as a "grooming room."
37 St Germain, Clarendon Heights
Asking price: $5,900,000
This 6-bed, 7.5-bath, 7,557 square foot single-family home is nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on one of the city's highest streets. The French Provincial-inspired home reeks of opulence. Property highlights include four fireplaces, myriad balconies, commercial-grade elevator, wine cave and an au-pair apartment.
2224 Sacramento, Pacific Heights
Asking price: $5,900,000
This 5-bed, 6-bath, 7,983 square foot Victorian landed on the market in late November. It sits on a double lot and has parking for eight cars.
140 St Germain, Clarendon Heights
Asking price: $5,399,000
This contemporary home was completely rebuilt in 2011 and designed by SFModern. It won your love this week with its whale-worthy room designs. The 5-bed, 7-bath, 5,701 sq. ft. home has been on and off the market since October of last year.
2672 Sacramento, Pacific Heights
Asking price: $5,250,000
This 5-bed, 3.5-bath home in Pacific Heights recently underwent an extensive renovation for "sophisticated & relaxed living," which means there's Carrara marble everywhere and also sofas. It sits on a 28' wide lot and is just a block away from Alta Plaza Park.
1657 Beach, the Marina
Asking price: $4,995,000
This is a "rare and magnificent" 5-bed, 5-bath, 5,360 sq. ft. home in a prime Marina location. IT was "re-engineered and rebuilt in 2010," so it's got a good mix of modern features and charming period details. The home sits on an extra deep lot and has a putting green.
3881 Clay, Presidio Heights
Asking price: $4,695,000
This is a 4-bed, 5.5-bath, 4,340 sq. ft. home that was built in 1951 but underwent a complete remodel in 2004. It's been on the market 20 days.
100 Palo Alto, Clarendon Heights
IN CONTRACT!Asking price: $4,695,000
We can't verify if this home is indeed on "the highest residential street in SF," but we can see from the photos that it's way up there and has sweeping views of the entire Bay Area. The 4-bed, 4.5-bath home has been on and off the market since 2010.
3880 Clay, Presidio Heights
Asking price: $4,600,000
This classic Presidio Heights abode is 5,317 square feet and has five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. It underwent a complete renovation in 1999.
#1601 at 1250 Jones, Nob Hill
We never thought a one bedroom condo would make it onto our prestigious 25 Most Expensive list, but here it is. San Francisco's most expensive one bedroom made the cut. Designed by Andrew Skurman, the residence at The Clay Jones building has views of the Bay Bridge, Grace Cathedral, Coit Tower, FiDi, and Alcatraz.
#2101 at 611 Washington, FiDi
Asking price: $4,295,000
This is a 3-bed, 3.5-bath, two-level penthouse that came onto the market in late 2012. At least half of the entire lower level (including a bedroom) has floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto the common pool/spa and entertaining area that every resident in the 34-unit building has access to.
2121 Divisadero, Pacific Heights
Asking price: $4,195,000
Originally built in 1906 and then extensively redesigned/remodeled in 2002, this 4-bed, 3.5-bath, 4,952 sq. ft. home seems like a great place to entertain.
3209 Jackson, Presidio Heights
Asking price: $3,800,000
This 4-bed, 4-bath, 3,500 sq. ft. home is being described as a "sophisticated New York Style home perfect for Empty Nesters," so no young buyers allowed. "Coop Alternative (without annoying neighbors) or 2nd home." This listing agent is really limiting the buyer pool.