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WFH Isn't So Bad In These Swanky San Francisco Abodes

Carol Lee | November 18, 2020 | Home & Real Estate

As tech employees take advantage of work-from-home options and settle farther away from the city, these gorgeous properties have entered the market.


the exterior of 150 Glenbrook AveThe exterior of 150 Glenbrook Ave.

Experience living at the top in San Francisco’s highest home above sea level. Currently owned by Tom Buttgenbach, founder and CEO of 8minute Solar Energy, the property’s home office is the city’s highest residential spot. Bay and downtown skyline views are available from a number of decks, one of which features a gas fire pit and a Jacuzzi. $22 million, 415.450.8465,

2. 730 EUCLID AVE.

an artful bedroom at 730 Euclid AveAn artful bedroom at 730 Euclid Ave.

Colonial Revival meets modern chic in this gated Jordan Park home. Each of the five spacious bedrooms boasts its own bathroom in addition to a half-bath on the main level, and other amenities include heated floors, built-in speakers, a wine room, solid core white oak doors and a double-sided fireplace. $7.86 million, 415.377.3726,


800 Corte Madera Aves light filled living room800 Corte Madera Ave.’s light-filled living room

Perched on top of a lush hill in Corte Madera, this sprawling, nearly 11-acre compound was once home to Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Bill Graham. The Sim Van der Ryn-designed, eco-friendly estate not only comes with sustainable energy systems, a greenhouse and beehives but was also built using rammed earth, making the homes energy-efficient and fire-resistant. The property also features a nearly 10,000-square-foot main house, a two-bedroom guesthouse, a detached yoga studio, a private water well, a music room/home theater, a billiards room, a commercial-grade waterslide, a spa, an indoor racquetball court and a poolside cabana. $27.5 million, 415.572.5433,


Six bedrooms, 6 1⁄2 baths, a wet bar, a wine cellar and two grand wood-burning fireplaces are neatly packaged in this Tudor Revival residence. Situated within the charming Russian Hill neighborhood, Alcatraz Island, the San Francisco Bay, Mount Tamalpais, Belvedere Island and Angel Island can all be spotted from the home’s manifold windows; across the street, Francisco Park is set for completion in the next few months. $9.95 million, 415.441.5500,

5. 2775 VALLEJO ST.

The former residence of Nextdoor co-founder Nirav Tolia is located two blocks from Presidio Park and affords breathtaking vistas of the Golden Gate Bridge through floor-to-ceiling windows. There’s plenty of glitz and glamour, from the property’s Venetian glass chandelier and private terrace to the living room’s 110-year-old coffered wood ceiling and the dining room’s Fortuny walls. $25 million, 415.531.5033,

6. 2780 BROADWAY ST.

2780 Broadway Sts stunning terrace2780 Broadway St.'s stunning terrace

Renowned architect William Wurster’s Gold Coast five-story gem is the perfect bayside abode. The house culminates in a private rooftop deck that presents panoramic views of the bay and contains a spa tub, steam shower and small kitchen. $19.995 million, 415.602.3515,

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Photography by: 270 Broadway St. photo by Vince Valdes, Virtual Staging by Barion Design; 730 Euclid Ave. photo by William Troung; All other photos by Jacob Elliot