377-379 Collingwood Street
Offered at $6,750,000
One of San Francisco’s most unique and extraordinary properties, this residence’s Spanish Mediterranean Revival architecture evokes the romantic luxury of a bygone era. Enter this trophy property through the antique iron gate into a remarkable terraced courtyard and be transported in to a magical urban oasis of serenity and relaxation. Moroccan tiles of vivid blue and gold accentuate the walkways and lush vine-covered walls and frame the Spanish wall fountain that highlights the tranquil sound of falling water. Antique Argentinian-imported front doors greet you as you enter each of the two separate residences, which could be merged in to one stunning showcase home. The experience of reveling in the dramatic Downtown, Bay Bridge, East Bay, Angel Island views to the Northeast while also relishing the calming sanctuary of the Southwest facing garden courtyard is a true rarity in this City. The Spanish inspired elegant simplicity of plastered thick white walls and exposed decorative ceiling beams contribute to the character of this stylized interior, brimming with fine details that lend this home its utterly distinctive quality. No effort has been overlooked to recreate the authentic feel of this impressive house while also offering the best of modern amenities. Wide plank mahogany floors, solid mahogany 8-foot doors and beautiful lead glass windows throughout add another dimension to its historic design legacy. An enticing rear garden complete with an in-ground swimming pool with panoramic views and abundant seating add to this property’s already incredible appeal. The historically inspired architecture, exquisite design finishes, expansive double lot and the magnificent views make this property truly unforgettable.
Main Level – Living room, dining room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, large deck.
Lower Level – Master Bedroom with direct access to the decks and back yard, walk-in closet, Master Bath, media room or 4th bedroom, two large storage basement spaces.
The living room boasts a sensational Mahogany and carved plaster ceiling that has been hand painted by renowned decorative artist Willem Racke. Breathtaking views of Downtown, the Bay Bridge and the East Bay are seen from the living and dining rooms which open out to an expansive deck. Adorning this already resplendent interior are the exceptional custom light fixtures from Jonathan Browning Studios, an exclusive and prestigious design firm that specializes in bronze lighting. The floor plan revolves around the generous kitchen which has direct access to the enchanting courtyard. Walls of Carrara mosaic tile, premiere stainless appliances and abundant cabinetry create a superb gourmet kitchen. Featuring modular kitchen islands that offer flexible use, a coffee service station and a large pantry, this kitchen can be arranged to suit any culinary needs. Three guest bedrooms, one with a coffered oak ceiling, and two and a half baths complete the main level. The spacious Master suite on the lower level has direct access to a deck that descends to the back yard. Step in to an incomparable Master bathroom offering massive views, slab marble floors and walls with a two person open shower, a huge Duravit soaking tub, dual vanities and a tankless on-demand water heater dedicated solely to this bathroom. A separate water closet is nearby. The media room centrally located on the lower level is a perfect gathering place for watching movies or listening to music.
- Wood burning or gas fireplace in living room
- Multiple doors access the enchanting courtyard
- 6 burner Thermador gas range, Sub-Zero refrigerator
- Large walk-in closet in Master en suite
- Bathrooms feature Ann Sacks tile and Water Works & Axor faucets
Living Room, dining room, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, private deck, office space on lower level
Ascend the Moroccan tile and terra cotta accented stair case to the antique front door of the upper unit. Upon entering, the early-California inspired style is notable throughout as are the jewel-like Jonathan Browning Studios light fixtures and the gleaming Baldwin hardware. The living room has a wood burning fireplace and direct access to a large deck that overlooks the charming courtyard. Access another deck with Downtown and Bay Bridge views from the wonderful dining room which is adjacent to the industrial kitchen. Custom stainless counters and cabinets, Sub-Zero refrigerator, 36” Viking grill, huge views and light brought in through windows and skylights all enhance this splendid culinary work space. A master bedroom with Juliet balconies that overlook the captivating courtyard, a second guest bedroom with its own deck and vintage tile bathrooms with skylights are also on this level. Descend the internal staircase to access a lower level office and the common area mudroom.
Additional shared features:
- Pool, yard, and deck with Downtown and Bay Bridge views
- Unique bleacher seating/steps (25 feet long) to access pool
- Common area mud room/utility room with sink
- Two-car garage with storage, one-car parking under front pergola
- HEPA filters for heating system
- Water filtration system
- Large basements with dehumidifying systems
- LED outdoor lighting
- Potted plants with drip irrigation system