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Belvedere World Class Estate

One of the Finest Homes in the World
Villa Belvedere, the 41st Marin Designers Showcase
Originally offered $45,000,000 

This home will be sold at a private auction on Dec. 30, 2012. For details, visit BelvedereAuction.com

Located on a 1.15 acres prime waterfront lot on the San Francisco Bay with unobstructed views of Bay Bridge, San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Sausalito and beyond, this magnificent 15,500 square foot home features 7 bedrooms, 8 full and 2 half baths including 2 magnificent bayfront guest suites, 3-car garage and on-site parking for additional 2 dozen cars, over 6,000 sq. ft. of stone terraces to enjoy the panoramic vistas, gated 200' long driveway leading to large genuine porphyry cobblestone motor court, 50'Bisazza tile lap pool and spa, terraced gardens and separate pool house, private health club with sauna, steam room and gym, gourmet kitchen with butler and food pantry, temperature-controlled wine cellar, deluxe master suite with his/her closets and bathrooms, home theater and spacious office, elevator to all 3 floors, slate roof, zinc and stainless steel gutter system, stucco exterior with stone columns and trims, walls of glass for spectacular indoor/outdoor living and entertaining. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Sandy Walker. Construction will be completed in January 2012.

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Belvedere World Class Estate

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DETAILED DESCRIPTION

 

THROUGHOUT

  • Panoramic views of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Bay Bridge, Alcatraz and Sausalito from most rooms
  • Sapele African Mahogany hardwood floors
  • Sapele custom-built curved folding doors to terrace in Living Room, Dining Room, Family Room and Entertaiment Gallery
  • Stone window and door sills
  • Certified “green” building with solar electricity
  • Complete extensive custom lighting

Savant Total Home Control System

  • Controls heating, air conditioning, lighting, security cameras, audio systems via any of the six iPads installed in the walls throughout the house or controlled remotely from your iPad/iPhone anywhere in the world.

Elevator

  • Oversized 48" x 54" cab service to all floors
  • Stainless steel paneling and wallpaper

MAIN FLOOR

 

Entry

  • Custom Mahogany and glass entry doors with glass side lights
  • Sky panels above front doors let light in
  • Head-on view of Golden Gate Bridge and Bay
  • Elevator access
  • Magnificent “King of the World” balcony–unobstructed views of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Bay, and Sausalito

Staircase

  • Custom steel railing with bronze patina finish
  • 16" x 24" Limestone tiles on landings with limestone slab stairs

Living Room

  • Sapele (African Mahogany) hardwood floors
  • 11½ feet coffered ceiling
  • 6′ gas insert fireplace with floor-to-ceiling Cherry surround
  • Wet bar with refrigerator behind pocket doors
  • 10′ tall Sapele custom-built curved folding doors to terrace, on radius
  • Head-on views of Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Alcatraz, the Bay, and Sausalito
  • Invisible in-wall speakers
  • Built for gracious indoor/outdoor living

Library/Office

  • Custom cherry paneling throughout, including cabinetry and bookshelves
  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Built-in flat screen TV
  • Built-in Credenza
  • Head-on views of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito and the Bay
  • Opens to terrace overlooking the Bay
  • Acid-etched glass pocket doors for privacy

Butler”s Pantry/
Scullery

  • Located adjacent to Kitchen
  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Head-on views of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, and the Bay
  • Custom wind-swept Larchwood cabinets
  • Madre Perla quartzite slab countertops and back splash
  • Stainless steel 18 gauge sink
  • Dornbracht faucets and fixtures
  • Solid Alabaster light fixtures
  • Acid-etched glass pocket doors for privacy
  • Sub-Zero wine refrigerator
  • Miele dishwasher
  • Miele 36″ refrigerator/freezer
  • Gaggenau oven, speed cooker, warming drawers

Kitchen

  • Custom wind-swept Larchwood cabinets
  • Madre Perla quartzite slab countertops and back splash
  • Main sink overlooks San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito and the Bay
  • Electronic controled 6’ pocket window for pass-through from main sink to patio
  • Dornbracht faucet and fixtures
  • 50 sq.ft. single slab Madre Perla center island
  • Solid Alabaster light fixtures over island
  • Wolf 60″ dual fuel range
  • Abbaka custom stainless hood
  • Miele 48″ refrigerator/freezer
  • Miele espresso maker
  • Miele speed oven
  • 2 Miele dishwashers
  • Sub-Zero refrigerator drawers

Family Room

  • Open to Kitchen
  • Coffered ceiling
  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • 8′ tall custom-built Sapele curved folding doors
  • Opens to main terrace
  • Large breakfast room overlooking Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and the Bay
  • Seating area with large wood-burning fireplace
  • Fireplace has poured concrete hearth surround with soapstone brick inside
  • Large disappearing Sapele sliding glass pocket doors open to Pool
  • Separate rear staircase for access to upper living areas, lower guest suites, wine cellar, and exercise rooms

Dining Room

  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • 8′tall Sapele custom-built curved folding doors
  • Head-on views of Alcatraz, San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and the Bay
  • Coffered ceiling

Formal Powder Room

  • Limestone floor with in-laid marble design
  • Custom 42″ marble slab vanity with entrance wall of glass tile
  • Dornbracht wall spout faucet

Powder Room

  • Adjacent to Family Room and Kitchen
  • Marble floor, wall, and counter
  • Walnut vanity with THG wall spout faucet
  • Wall is marble tile in mosaic waves

Food Pantry

  • Built-in shelves
  • Sapele hardwood floors

Owner’s Entry

  • Limestone floors
  • Glass acid-etched pocket doors for privacy

2nd Laundry Room

  • Located next to Pantry
  • Miele washer/dryer
  • Caesar stone countertops
  • Generous storage in custom cabinetry

TOP FLOOR

 

MASTER SUITE WING

 

Master Bedroom

  • Separate suite in its own wing
  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Cedar tray ceiling
  • Gas fireplace with Venetian plaster surround
  • Sapele custom-built curved folding glass doors
  • Opens to fossil stone terrace with glass panels and views of San Francisco, Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Mount Tamalpais, and the Bay

Master Bathroom

  • Custom mosaic Thassos marble and limestone floor
  • Large windows overlook downtown San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito and the Bay
  • Starfire glass throughout
  • Calcutta Franchi Extra slab shower, countertops, tub deck, and tub
  • Jetted 2-person slab marble tub overlooks San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito and Bay
  • Glass enclosed shower with dual shower heads, separate rain shower and handheld
  • Separate His/Hers water closets and built-in vanities and dressing rooms
  • Separate Toto Neorest toilets with built-in all-in-one bidet
  • THG polished nickel faucets and shower fixtures

Master Closet
(His)

  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Custom hardwood cabinetry
  • Spiral hanger rack for 40+ suits
  • Self-closing glass-front chest drawers
  • Pull out full-length 3 way mirror
  • Pull out tie and belt racks

Master Closet
(Hers)

  • Sepele hardwood floor
  • Separate vanity and make-up counter
  • Closet area has custom floor-to-ceiling wood cabinetry with leather pulls
  • Separate shoe closet with under shelf lighting
  • Built-in bench with built-in cabinets
  • Built-in refrigerator drawers
  • Separate extra closet room with spiral hanger rack
  • Full length 3 way mirror that opens to additional storage

FAMILY WING

 

Suite 1

  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Fossil stone Romeo Juliet balcony with glass panels overlooking San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Sausalito and the Bay
  • Silver leaf ceiling
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Barbara Barry Kallista sink
  • Toto Dual Max toilets
  • Glass enclosed shower over tub with walls of glass tiles
  • Calcutta marble slab vanity and marble floors
  • Bathroom window overlooks San Francisco, Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay
  • Walk-in closet with built-in touch-panel chest of drawers
  • THG faucet tub fixtures

Suite 2

  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Barbara Barry Kallista sink
  • Toto Dual Max toilets
  • Stall shower with glass enclosure and stone tile walls
  • Crema Marfil marble slab counter
  • Mosaic marble floors
  • Bathroom window overlooks San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay
  • Walk-in closet with built-in touch panel chest of drawers
  • THG faucet and shower fixtures

Suite 3

  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Glass doors to fossil stone Romeo and Juliet balcony
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Barbara Barry Kallista sink
  • Toto Dual Max toilet
  • Stall shower with Calcutta marble mosaic wall
  • Limestone counters and floors
  • Bathroom window overlooks San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay
  • Walk-in closet with built-in touch panel chest of drawers
  • THG faucet and shower fixtures

Suite 4

  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Sapele glass doors to Romeo and Juliette balcony overlooking pool
  • En-Suite Bathroom
  • Barbara Barry Kallista sink
  • Toto Dual Max toilet
  • Carrera marble slab shower/tub walls and vanity top
  • Marble herringbone stone floor
  • THG faucet and tub fixtures

Office/Study

  • Sapele floors and glass acid-etched pocket doors for privacy

Main Laundry

  • Miele washer/dryer
  • Extensive custom cabinetry
  • Caesar stone countertops
  • Ceramic stone floor

LOWER FLOOR

 

Entertainment
Gallery

  • 50′ art wall with custom track lighting
  • Limestone floors
  • 10 foot Sapele custom-built curved folding glass doors opening to stone terrace
  • Large Wenge bar with polished concrete countertops
  • Wet bar has refrigerator drawers, ice maker, sink
  • Gallery overlooks San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Alcatraz and the Bay

Adjoining full kitchen with:

  • Wolf range
  • Miele refrigerator, dishwasher, and speed cooker
  • Polished concrete countertops
  • Limestone brick back splash
  • Window view of Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Sausalito and the Bay

Screening Room

  • Acoustically designed and insulated room
  • 108″Stewart perforated screen
  • 8 Cineak electric reclining chairs with stadium seating
  • High-end built-in surround speaker system

Exercise Spa

  • Limestone steam shower
  • Cedar sauna room
  • Separate water closet
  • Refrigerator and water chiller
  • Mirrored wall with exercise bar
  • White maple floors
  • Grand casement windows with patio doors opening to lower terrace
  • Lower Terrace has fossil stone and glass panels with views of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and the Bay

Wine Cellar

  • Stacked slate walls
  • Slate floors
  • Oak rack system for 1,600-2,000 bottles with backlit for dramatic effect
  • Temperature controlled
  • Wall of glass entry

Guest Suite 1

  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Walk-in closet with custom chest of drawers
  • Patio doors open to fossil stone and glass paneled Lower Terrace with views of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and the Bay
  • Master quality en-suite bathroom
  • Glass enclosed double shower with glass tile shower wall
  • Wenge double vanity
  • Bain Ultra 6′ tub with Hydro Thermo Massage and heated backrests for two
  • Tub has view of Golden Gate Bridge
  • Calcutta marble slab tub deck and vanity
  • Crema Marfil floors
  • Glass tile walls
  • Separate water closet room with Toto Neorest toilet
  • Polished nickel fixtures throughout

Guest Suite 2

  • Sapele hardwood floors
  • Walk-in closet with custom chest of drawers
  • Patio doors open to fossil stone and glass paneled Lower Terrace with views of San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, and the Bay
  • Master quality en-suite bathroom
  • Glass enclosed double shower with Calcutta slab shower wall
  • Wenge double vanity with THG fixtures
  • 6’ tub with bubbles and heated backrests for two
  • Tub has view of Golden Gate Bridge
  • Calcutta marble slab tub deck and vanity
  • Crema Marfil floors
  • Glass tile walls
  • Separate water closet room with Toto Neo Rest toilet

OUTDOOR

 

Exterior

  • Stucco exterior with architectural stone surrounding windows and doors
  • Stone window sills
  • Zinc gutters, leaderheads and downspouts
  • Certified by “Build It Green”
  • Solar Panels
  • Central A/C
  • Radiant heating
  • Stone columns along covered walkway
  • Vermont slate roof

Terraces

  • Over 5,000 sq. ft. fossil stone terraces with glass panel railings
  • Nearly all terraces overlook Alcatraz, San Francisco, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Mount Tamalpais, Sausalito and the Bay

Architect

  • Sandy Walker

Pool

  • 50′ Bizazza glass tile lap pool
  • Underwater speakers
  • Separate hot tub with Bizazza glass tile, seats 10-12 people
  • Outdoor Teak kitchen with integral 7’ table overlooking Golden Gate Bridge
  • 10′ x 10′ bronze water sculpture by Archie Held
  • Separate pool Cabana with changing rooms, water closet and shower

Driveway and motor court

  • 200′ driveway leads to large porphyry cobblestone fan-shaped motor court
  • Oversized 3-car garage with room for optional car lifts
  • Parking for 15-20 cars

Landscaping

  • Substantial mature Mediterranean landscaping designed by award winning landscape architect Stephen Suzman of Suzman and Cole
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