New Classically-Inspired Building Coming to Nob Hill

Crescent Nob Hill Condominiums

Located at the summit of Nob Hill, the Crescent is a thoughtfully designed new building, the first new residential development on Nob Hill in more than 50 years. A truly special new upscale condominium community, it’s designed by one of the world’s most celebrated living architects, Robert A.M. Stern. Located on the corner of California and Powell Streets, the new construction will have a classic style which is harmonious with it’s historic neighborhood surroundings, and will surely contribute to the charm of Nob Hill. Offering 44 exceptional residences once completed, new homes are expected to be ready in January of 2020. The building’s interior design is by award winning designer Champalimaud. There will be three levels of lifestyle amenities,  a magnificent rooftop terrace overlooking the city, and a unique, lushly landscaped “Secret Garden”. The developer is Grosvenor, one of the world’s largest privately owned property developers, known for their other projects in the city, such as 288 Pacific and 1645 Pacific. Presale is happening in October 2019.

Ultimate Indoor/Outdoor Living in Russian Hill

Constructed in 2014 and part of a boutique 3-unit building, this 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom Russian Hill condominium is the ultimate in indoor/outdoor living. The finest finishes and every amenity rule.

Beautifully configured for entertaining, the dramatic great room opens onto a spacious, sunny terrace with an outdoor kitchen with a Fire Magic grill, Soleic outdoor cabinets, a Dekton countertop, and a gas fire pit. The deck flows out to an expansive south-facing garden that has been enhanced with an outdoor approximately 20-foot Christie projector movie theater with surround sound, perfect for movie night or large gatherings to watch your favorite sporting event. This lovely home is distinguished by its exquisite craftsmanship and inspired selection of appointments. The bright chef’s kitchen boasts Calacatta marble counters; Bertazzoni and Miele appliances; and abundant Liecht custom cabinetry and an expansive island.

The three bedrooms’ stunning en-suite bathrooms are appointed with Carrara marble, French limestone, and Waterworks fixtures. The suite on the lower level opens onto its own deck leading to a luxurious custom Nordic six-person sauna with LED controls. With a 288 sq. ft. upper deck*, a 1464 sq. ft. backyard*, and a 216 sq. ft. lower deck (not including the sauna)*, this home is the ultimate entertaining space.

The icing on the cake at 827 North Point is the electronic systems that are present, which include: Crestron home-automation system controlling aspects of the home directly from your phone, wherever you have service; a Sonos and Marantz sound system with Definitive Technology in-ceiling speakers in the living areas, bedrooms, and bathrooms; Sonance outdoor speakers through the yard and patio; 5.1 channel surround sound home theater in the living room; Lutron automatic lighting controls; multimedia wiring for Cat-6 network and distributed audio and video; a QMotion automatic shading system with remote controls; a Siedle front door entry system with a video and intercom; and a Crimewatch alarm system with sensors and cameras on all external doors. The home is completed by a convenient in-unit laundry (washer and dryer included), energy-efficient multi-zone radiant heat with Nest thermostats; and one-car parking and storage in the building’s garage.

*All sq. ft. measurements are per appraiser.

Contact Michelle Balog at (415)810-7890 for more information.

Inspiring Design at The Brannan

Located in the heart of the vibrant South Beach this beautifully constructed and well-maintained condominium at the Brannan has an inspiring design, which along with the the building’s amenities and services make the Brannan one of San Francisco’s premier residences. With beautiful Brazilian cherry wood flooring and an open gourmet kitchen featuring light wood cabinetry, the living and dining room area is a welcomed retreat from the hustle and bustle of South Beach, one of SF’s most eclectic neighborhoods for culture, entertainment, and recreation. The building community has three full-service luxury towers at 219, 229, and 239 Brannan Street with a total of  336 residences. Renowned French interior designer Christian Liaigre designed the high-end lobbies and common areas, reminiscent of the Mercer Hotel in Soho. The buildings’ facades, lobbies, courtyard, and pool area are finished with Italian limestone.  Enjoy an array of professional services, retail stores, restaurants, nightclubs, recreational facilities, and art galleries nearby.  The Brannan is within close proximity to the Embarcadero; AT&T Park (home of the World Champion Giants); South Beach Harbor and Marina; the Financial District; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MOMA); Yerba Buena Gardens; Moscone Center; and the SF Ferry Building and famous farmer’s market. The Brannan is also close to mass transit including Muni, Caltrain, and BART and has excellent freeway access to East and South Bay locations.

 

 

Extraordinary View Condo at The Summit

Located in one of San Francisco’s most prestigious buildings, the Summit, this rarely available 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom northwest-facing corner unit sits atop Russian Hill with extraordinary panoramic views of the city and bay.

Gorgeously renovated, the 1,300 sq. ft. home (per tax records) features a spacious living/dining area with an open kitchen, floor-to-ceiling glass on three sides, beautiful dark oak floors, and sliding glass doors opening onto a balcony. A sleek chef’s kitchen boasts Italian slab marble, custom European cabinetry, and an array of Bosch, Miele and SubZero appliances. The master bedroom has a sliding glass door to the balcony and an en-suite bathroom with Italian slab marble, double vanity sinks, and a large glass-enclosed stall shower. A second bedroom and bathroom completes the home. The residence comes with a good-size storage closet and 1-car parking. Current HOA dues are $1,744 per month.

The Summit is one of San Francisco’s most unique buildings. The building has been lovingly maintained and remains true to Eichler’s aesthetic. The amenities include a 24-hour guard; a plaza-level deck with a conference room; and shared laundry facilities on each floor. Located in Russian Hill, the Summit is close to Hyde Street, Polk Street, North Beach, Nob Hill, and Chinatown. Living here means living in a quintessential San Francisco neighborhood.

 

 

Mortgage Rates Good News 2019

Just as 2018 came to an end Freddie Mac released  its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®) reporting that interest rates have been dropping for the past couple of months and are back to where they were at in early summer.  It was the second half of 2018 which saw an increase in rates and a decline in home sales. However with a current trend towards lower rates and the economy reported to be remaining healthy, we can expect to see an increase in home sales moving forward in 2019. To read more about it and check out the facts about mortgage rates check this out.  

 

 

A Baseball Lover’s Dream Home!

A Minimalist Condo for the Maximalist at Heart.

Find your bliss at the heart of the San Francisco waterfront in this sleek, minimalist condo in one of South Beach’s finest boutique buildings, just steps away from AT&T Park. One of only 14 residences designed by architect Gould Evans, 750 Second Street #301 is truly a rare gem. With only two units per floor, an exclusive elevator-stop entry opens to this bright and airy condo featuring floor-to-ceiling dual-pane windows, custom built-ins, a gas fireplace, and large living and dining area opening onto a walk-out deck. An open chef’s kitchen, equipped with top-of-the-line appliances and an oversized island, creates a fantastic space for relaxing and entertaining. Rich hardwood floors flow through the living space, and a striking wood ceiling and wood feature wall provide warm balance to the coolness of stainless steel, crisp white walls and tinted concrete. There are two spacious bedrooms – both with custom South African walnut closets– and two spa-like bathrooms with a steam shower in the master, and Venetian plaster accents. A great parking spot is deeded to the unit.

Located in one of San Francisco’s most vibrant neighborhoods, the home is right next to AT&T Park (home of the Giants) and South Beach’s exceptional restaurants, exciting nightlife, the waterside promenade of the Embarcadero, and the future stadium of the Golden State Warriors. Walking distance from the Financial District and Union Square, it also offers easy access to the freeway, CalTrain, BART and Muni.

 

 

 

 

Exceptional Urban Living in the Heart of SOMA

 

7 Hallam Street #1C is a sunny bi-level 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom home with a gorgeous deck. The building is located within a South of Market enclave of warehouses, town-homes, and industrial buildings, and was built to mimic its industrial neighbors with a facade using warehouse materials. Off of dynamic Folsom Street, this condominium provides you with a retreat from a busy urban lifestyle with access to the best SOMA has to offer.

This condo features an inviting layout with the living area on the lower level and the kitchen, dining area, bedroom, and bathroom on the upper level. Off of the bedroom is an exclusive-use rear deck large enough to entertain. The bathroom includes two separate sinks and vanities as well as a unique sliding door. With its efficient layout, in-unit laundry, 1-car parking, and recently installed Nest temperature controls, this condominium is the ideal 1 bedroom in SOMA.

7 Hallam Street is conveniently located in one of SOMA’s quickly developing neighborhoods. Living here means you are surrounded by some of the city’s newest cafes, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. Sightglass Coffee, Citizen’s Band, City Beer Store, Cellarmaker, Terroir, and Harvest Market are all close by. With access to multiple Muni lines as well as BART, Caltrain, and freeways just minutes away, this home is a commuter’s dream.

• 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom
• 900 sq. ft. per tax records
• Bi-level layout with formal living room on lower level, kitchen and dining area on upper level
• Exclusive deck off bedroom
• Bathroom with dual sinks and unique sliding door
• Nest temperature controls
• In-unit washer and dryer
• 1-car parking

STYLISH AND SEXY VIEW CONDO IN NOB HILL

If Sex in the City and Mad Men had a love child, 10 Miller Place would be the product of their union. Located in prestigious Nob Hill, 10 Miller Place #1202 is a stylish and fun 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condominium that was renovated in 2013 by noted San Francisco designer Benjamin Dhong. Mr. Dhong’s work has been featured in Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, and the Wall Street Journal. The home showcases high ceilings, a large balcony, and stunning views of San Francisco landmarks including downtown, the Transamerica Building, the Bay Bridge, Treasure Island, and Coit Tower.

   

The living room has several designer touches such as coffered ceilings with elegant wallpaper; a mirrored wall; and custom built-ins with sliders that cleverly hide the TV. The kitchen is open to the the living room for maximum enjoyment of the breathtaking views and has marble countertops, a breakfast bar, a mirrored backsplash, a Blomberg refrigerator, a Bosch dishwasher, a Fagor oven, a Miele cooktop, and a GE Monogram microwave. Although an urban dwelling, this home has 2 storage closets in the entry way and a pantry/closet at the end of the breakfast bar as well as a large closet in the bedroom. The bathroom has a marble-top vanity and stall shower. Hardwood floors, crown molding, paneled doors, custom lighting, and 1-car parking complete this home.

  

 

10 Miller Place is a boutique high-rise building with a full-time doorperson (8 am – 11 pm, Monday to Friday) and common laundry facilities. Current HOA dues are $969 per month and include water, garbage, basic cable, wireless internet, gas, and property management as well as a portion towards reserves.

Located in Nob Hill just a few blocks from the Fairmont, the Mark Hopkins, Huntington Park, Chinatown, North Beach, and the Financial District, this is exactly where you want to be.