The Bay Area’s Five Fastest Appreciating (and…

Find out which 10 Bay Area ZIP codes experienced the largest housing price gains and losses on the Pacific Union blog.

The Bay Area’s Five Fastest Appreciating (and…

Home prices rocketed up about 30 percent year over year in the first four months of 2017 in one Marin County community, while they fell by about the same amount in a trendy San Francisco enclave. Find out which 10 Bay Area ZIP codes experienced the largest… #homeprices


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Pacific Union’s May 2017 Real Estate Update

As in April, inventory conditions in the Bay Area in May were almost uniformly down year over year, which drove prices higher. Get all the latest market data of note to make an informed buying or selling decision in Pacific Union’s May 2017 Real Estate Update.


Pacific Union’s May 2017 Real Estate Update

As in April, inventory conditions in the Bay Area in May were almost uniformly down year over year, which drove prices higher. Get all the latest market data of note to make an informed buying or selling decision in Pacific Union’s May 2017 Real… #averagedaysonmarket #contracostacounty #eastbay


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Off Market Opportunity – 14 Sierra Circle, San Rafael, $1,450,000

Amazing Off Market Opportunity in Gerstle Park!

Prepare to be completely enchanted by this one-of-a-kind, magical property and masterfully crafted A-frame home located at the end of a highly coveted cul-de-sac in desirable Gerstle Park. Set back from the street, you immediately feel you have entered a private, exclusive retreat to call your own. Enjoy a leisurely walk along meandering stone paths to explore an abundance of magnificent Redwood trees throughout this ~18,000 sqft property. Relax beside the tranquil waterfall flowing into a pond or enjoy some quiet time under the large scale Redwood gazebo. The beautiful three bedroom home plus media room has the same tranquil feel as the property with a style reminiscent of Tahoe living. The grand scale A-frame living room with floor to ceiling windows and fireplace opens to the kitchen/dining area complete with granite counter tops, stainless appliances, and plentiful cabinetry. Large master suite with walk-in closet, fireplace, and bathroom with limestone counters and floors. Also on the property is a detached structure with private access. The entire home welcomes the natural surroundings into every room making it a truly special place to retreat to. The setting is prime for outdoor living and entertaining with custom amenities to enjoy including built-in stainless barbecue, stone fireplace and hot tub in private enclosure wired with outdoor speakers. This is a unique opportunity for nature lovers who crave tranquility and privacy. Although you feel like you are a million miles away the convenient location can’t be beat ~ close to downtown San Rafael, local parks, shopping, dining, transportation and close freeway access. Zoned for Sun Valley Elementary. This incredible off market opportunity is for a short time only ~ seize it!

 

Property Details and Features:

  • 3 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms plus media / bonus room with full bath
  •  Approx 2,634 sqft home / Approx 18,000 sqft lot
  •  Extensively remodeled 2002 – 2005
  •  Grand scale A-frame living room with fireplace
  •  Open kitchen concept with adjacent dining area opens to side patio and brings in natural surroundings
  •  Granite slab kitchen countertops and backsplash, stainless appliances
  •  Master suite with fireplace and bathroom with tub & shower stall
  •  Anderson windows throughout
  •  Oak hardwood floors
  •  French doors
  •  2 Fireplaces
  •  Skylights
  •  Laundry closet and mud room
  •  Garage
  •  Extremely private grounds and spectacular setting that include meandering stone paths throughout Redwood trees, gazebo, waterfall and pond, built in bbq, outdoor fireplace, hot tub, detached cottage (unpermitted)
  •  Sun Valley Elementary School

 

Following is a list of Seller improvements made to the property:

  •  Installed stone retaining walls, drainage and debris flow fence (10/95)
  •  New decks, converted carport to garage and 260 Sq. Ft. addition for media room (5/96)
  •  355 Sq. Ft. addition and remodel of existing residence (10/96)
  •  1600 Sq. Ft. addition including 2nd story and whole house remodel (10/02)

Additional improvements completed during major remodel 2002 – 2005:

  •  25 year asphalt shingle roof
  •  New high efficiency gas water heater and furnace
  •  Replaced sewer line from house to street
  •  Whole house fire sprinklers installed
  •  All windows and doors are Anderson dual pane
  •  Granite slab countertops and back splash in kitchen
  •  Granite slab showers and countertop in 1st level bath
  •  Granite slab shower and granite tile flooring in main floor bath
  •  Limestone slab shower and countertop, limestone tile floor in master bath
  •  4” wide plank oak flooring on main floor and staircase
  •  20 foot high wood beamed A-frame ceiling in living room
  •  42” gas fireplace in living room
  •  9 foot wide limestone facing on living room fireplace
  •  36” wood burning fireplace in master bedroom with granite slab facing
  •  Limestone flooring and granite countertop in laundry area
  •  Two flat panel dual pane skylights in stairwell
  •  Interior speakers installed
  •  Wired for exterior speaker system
  •  Wired for home theater
  •  Copper gutters, downspouts and chimney shrouds
  •  Cedar siding and trim on exterior
  •  2nd story bridge/ catwalk to gazebo
  •  Flagstone over concrete walkway and rear patio
  •  Landscape

Over $200,000 in outdoor improvements completed over a 10 year period, including: site work, excavation, grading, stone walls, concrete walkways, spillway, pond with waterfall, outdoor stone fireplace, redwood gazebo, built-in stainless steel bar-b-que / grill with stone countertop, exterior copper path, pillar and trail light fixtures.

*Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed by listing agent or broker

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Real Estate Roundup: Bay Area Home Prices Hit…

Bay Area home prices have once again hit an all-time high amid exceptionally tight inventory conditions. This story and more in the Pacific Union Real Estate Roundup. (Image: iStock/G0d4ather)


Real Estate Roundup: Bay Area Home Prices Hit…

Bay Area home prices have once again hit an all-time high amid exceptionally tight inventory conditions. Get this story and more in Pacific Union’s weekly Real Estate Roundup. #alamedacounty #amazonecho #californiaassociationofrealtors


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Pacific Union’s April 2017 Real Estate Update

Bay Area real estate markets are having a strong spring showing, as April’s median sales price for single-family homes set or tied a one-year high in Contra Costa County, the East Bay, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley. Stay up to date on the latest market statistics of note with Pacific Union’s April Real Estate Update.


Pacific Union’s April 2017 Real Estate Update

Bay Area real estate markets are having a strong spring showing, as April’s median sales price for single-family homes set or tied a one-year high in Contra Costa County, the East Bay, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco, and Silicon… #averagedaysonmarket #contracostacounty #laketahoetruckee


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