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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Just Sold! 10 Raymond Avenue, San Anselmo, $1,900,000

 

 

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Originally crafted in 1905, this turn of the century, picture perfect vintage home has been lovingly restored and extensively renovated by the current owners taking great care in preserving period details while adding modern day amenities for ease of lifestyle. Every inch of this four bedroom, two and a half bathroom home exudes a unique and warm quality, a feeling that it has been cherished for many years, a place you will yearn to call “home.”  Upon entering the rose-covered arbor and white picket fence the traditional brick pathway leads to the most welcoming front porch signaling you are somewhere very special. The formal living room with brick fireplace is the perfect introduction for what is to be revealed. Traditional moldings, expansive, double hung windows, picture rails and extensive trim detail illustrate the extraordinary craftsmanship apparent throughout. The grand and inviting country style kitchen with beam ceiling boasts butcher block counters, custom white cabinetry, center island, stainless appliances and butler’s pantry. The kitchen adjoins the dining and sitting areas with cozy fireplace and custom built-ins. Through French doors awaits the wisteria covered back porch and private, level backyard with gorgeous mature trees, lush landscaping, level lawn and bubbling fountain. The master suite is a romantic escape with Juliette balcony, decorative fireplace, built-ins and luxurious bathroom. Located on arguably the best street in San Anselmo adjacent to the landmark Robson-Harrington Park and close to downtown, award winning schools, restaurants, shopping, transportation and so much more. 10 Raymond Avenue is truly a rare offering. A storybook setting for a fairytale lifestyle. For more photos and additional details please visit 10Raymond.com.

Property Details and Features:

  •   4 Bedrooms / 2.5 Bathrooms
  •  Approx 2,179sqft home / Approx 6,106sqft lot
  •  Built in 1905
  •  Formal living room with fireplace
  •  Kitchen / Dining & Sitting area with fireplace
  •  Butler’s Pantry
  •  Custom cabinetry and built-ins
  •  Front and back porches
  •  Master suite with balcony, decorative fireplace and bathroom with tub & shower stall
  •  Custom windows throughout, double hung windows
  •  Hardwood floors
  •  French doors
  •  Extensive trim work, picture rails and molding
  •  2 Fireplaces
  •  Ralph Lauren carpeting
  •  Clawfoot tub
  •  Skylights
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Laundry room
  •  Lush, mature landscaping
  •  Private, level backyard
  •  White picket fence and rose-covered arbor
  •  Wisteria covered back porch
  •  Prime location near downtown, parks, schools and more

The home was extensively renovated in 2001/2002. Following are some of the highlights of the renovation:

  • New foundation & seismic retrofitting
  • 1st floor addition: kitchen/dining/sitting room, butler’s pantry & laundry room
  •  2nd floor addition: master suite, dressing room, bathroom, balcony, skylights
  •  Added front porch
  •  New roof, gutters and downspouts
  •  New exterior siding & structural sheathing
  •  New plumbing, electrical, furnace, ducting, insulation
  •  New hardwood floors and custom windows and doors
  •  Remodeled living room

During subsequent years, renovations continued with addition of back porch, new landscaping and hardscaping of the property, interior staircase, remodeled two additional bathrooms, installed air conditioning, custom cabinetry in bedrooms, living room fireplace and the list continues. Please contact listing agent for a complete list of renovation and upgrades.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The home was extensively renovated in 2001/2002. Following are some of the highlights of the renovation:

 

  •  New foundation & seismic retrofitting
  •  1st floor addition: kitchen/dining/sitting room, butler’s pantry & laundry room
  •  2nd floor addition: master suite, dressing room, bathroom, balcony, skylights
  •  Added front porch
  •  New roof, gutters and downspouts
  •  New exterior siding & structural sheathing
  •  New plumbing, electrical, furnace, ducting, insulation
  •  New hardwood floors and custom windows and doors
  •  Remodeled living room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During subsequent years, renovations continued with addition of back porch, new landscaping and hardscaping of the property, interior staircase, remodeled two additional bathrooms, installed air conditioning, custom cabinetry in bedrooms, living room fireplace and the list continues. Please contact listing agent for a complete list of renovation and upgrades.

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Just Sold! 155 Melville Ave., San Anselmo, $2,275,000

 

 

Highly-regarded builder and designer spared no expense at the masterful renovation of this showcase beauty known as 155 Melville perfectly sited in the highly-coveted Seminary neighborhood of San Anselmo. The extensive use of gorgeous high-end materials and finishes coupled with thoughtful and creative design elements emanates in every inch of this newly renovated five bedroom, three bathroom home plus office providing a WOW factor with the perfect blend of contemporary, coastal & modern farmhouse. Most every room is poised to embrace the sweeping, ever-changing views from the Seminary, Ring Mountain and beyond evoking what it truly feels like to live in Marin. Even the most discerning buyer will find it hard to resist with the added luxury of being so close to hiking trails, award-winning local public and private schools, restaurants, shopping, parks and much more. This magazine-worthy home must be experienced in person to fully embrace the emotion this property evokes just by being in it. Following are some of the highlights you can expect during your visit. Please visit www.155MelvilleAve.com for additional photos and details.

 

Property Details and Features:

 

  • 5 Bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / Office
  • Approx. 2,830 sqft home / Approx. 6,750 sqft lot

 

Interior Design Features:

 

  • Five-Star Chef’s Kitchen appliances include:
    • 48″ Blue Star range
    • 36″ Blue Star refrigerator
    • Bosch dishwasher
  • 4’6″ x 8′ kitchen island
  • Carrara Marble countertops at kitchen and butler’s pantry/mudroom
  • Handmade clay subway tile at kitchen and butler’s pantry backsplash
  • Wine valet in butler’s pantry with custom trim
  • Exquisitely designed bathrooms styled with designer light fixtures and finishes
  • European White Oak flooring throughout
  • English frame and panel millwork at two-way fireplace
  • Limestone fireplace surrounds
  • Custom millwork and cabinetry throughout
  • Bronze and Porcelain door hardware
  • Vaulted Ceilings from 8′ – 10’6″
  • Sliding door system at living room providing perfected indoor/outdoor flow to wrap around deck
  • A carefully curated list of finishes by Rejuvenation, Schoolhouse Electric, Circa Lighting, Restoration Hardware and California Faucetry.

 

Mechanical Systems:

 

  • New 200 Amp electrical service with 4″ Halo LED cans throughout
  • New 96% efficient furnace with Nest thermostat
  • New high-efficiency hot water heater with recirculation pump
  • New fire suppression sprinkler system
  • New SoundVision speaker system, phone, network and cable/satellite wiring

 

Additional Highlights:

 

  • Sweeping, majestic views from the Seminary to Ring Mountain and beyond
  • Level area for outdoor lounging or future play structure
  • Open floor plan concept
  • 2 car attached garage
  • Spacious & bright master suite with views, deck access, walk-in closet, & marble surround shower
  • Laundry center with new Whirlpool front load washer & dryer, integrated storage cabinetry & utility sink
  • Highly sought after Seminary neighborhood close to town, hiking trails, schools and more
  • Ross Valley School District

 

Exterior Architectural Features:

 

  • Complete Western Window and Door Systems
  • 40 Year Timberline composition shingle roof
  • Custom glass and bronze garage door
  • Lighting fixtures by Restoration Hardware & Rejuvenation

 

 

155 Melville Ave, San Anselmo