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$4 Million Homes in California

Kelly Haegglund, a neighborhood architect standard for her fashionable translations of basic types, designed this residence as her major residence in 2010, utilizing lots of the parts for which she is understood. Ms. Haegglund additionally designed the entrance and rear yards, utilizing drought-tolerant supplies.

The property is in the Sycamore Park neighborhood, a couple of mile from the middle of downtown, with easy accessibility to a public elementary college and a public center college. The metropolis of Mill Valley is adjoining to a state and a nationwide park. San Francisco is an hour’s drive; Muir Beach is 20 minutes away.

Size: 2,555 sq. ft



Price per sq. foot: $1,563

Indoors: A cedar picket fence separates the entrance yard from the road; a path results in the entrance porch and the wood-and-glass entrance door.

The sunny lobby opens into a fair sunnier lounge with white shiplap paneling, hardwood flooring and a nook fire with a Venetian plaster encompass. The hardwood flooring proceed right into a breakfast space with a built-in window seat and the kitchen past, which has a middle island with a Silestone counter, open shelving and white wooden cupboards. An adjoining eating space has home windows looking on the yard and a door to the rear porch.

The 4 bedrooms are on the second degree. The major suite has a direct view of Mount Tamalpais and a rest room with a double vainness and a walk-in bathe with a glass door. Next to the first suite is one other full lavatory, adopted by a visitor room with sloped ceilings. Two extra bedrooms, one with a loft that might be used for storage or for play, are throughout the corridor.

A comfy household room with built-in shelving is under the principle degree.

Outdoor house: In entrance of the home is a basic rocking-chair porch; in again, one other coated porch is giant sufficient to carry a eating desk. The yard has house for a hammock on one finish and mature bushes and shrubbery lining the rear fence. The hooked up storage has one parking house; there’s room for 2 extra vehicles in the driveway.

Taxes: $60,720 (estimated)

Contact: Radhi Ahern and Scott Kalmbach, Outpost, 415-879-8311; 63hilarita.com


In the early twentieth century, the developer Abbot Kinney sought to recreate points of the Italian metropolis of Venice in Los Angeles, together with a miniature model of the canals. This home, on a strip of land in Marina del Rey generally known as the Silver Strand, faces Mr. Kinney’s Grand Canal. Two blocks vast and 10 blocks lengthy, the Strand has its personal non-public safety (coated by the home-owner affiliation charge).

The property is a five-minute stroll from the seaside and a five-minute drive from the Abbot Kinney procuring and eating district in Venice. Marina del Rey, standard with frequent business vacationers, is quarter-hour from Los Angeles International Airport.

Size: 4,067 sq. ft

Price per sq. foot: $983

Indoors: While the entrance of the home faces the road, the doorway is tucked round a nook.

The principal dwelling space is split-level: Past the entrance door is a lounge with a floor-to-ceiling fire and home windows that face the entrance patio. The kitchen and eating space are up a brief flight of stairs.

The eating space is shiny, with home windows overlooking the canal and polished-concrete flooring that proceed into the open kitchen. Updated by the sellers, the kitchen has Miele and Wolf home equipment and a 24-foot island that could be a shiny white, as is the cabinetry.

A staircase with glass-and-steel railings leads from the middle of the principle degree to the bedrooms on the second flooring. At the far finish of the hallway, open to the ground under, is the first suite, which has excessive ceilings with built-in lighting, a personal balcony and a rest room with a porcelain soaking tub on a platform surrounded by home windows. Two extra bedrooms, every with its personal lavatory, are off the upstairs hallway, as is a set of stairs main as much as the roof deck.

A fourth en suite bed room is on the decrease a part of the principle degree.

A house-automation system added by the sellers permits the lights, heating, cooling and safety techniques to be managed remotely.

Outdoor house: One of the principle attracts of this home is a spacious roof deck with an out of doors kitchen, a hearth and views of Venice and Marina del Rey. Another deck off the lounge can be large enough for entertaining, with a firepit and a view of the canals. There is a grassy space behind the home. The hooked up storage has house for 2 vehicles.

Taxes: $50,796, plus a $166 month-to-month home-owner affiliation charge

Contact: Nicole Young, The Oppenheim Group, 310-699-3575; ogroup.com


The two cottages that make up this home have been constructed after the 1906 earthquake and mixed by a earlier proprietor. The property is in the South of Market, or SoMa, neighborhood, residence to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and loads of procuring. A BART station is half a mile away, as is an entrance to Interstate 80. Union Square is a 20-minute trip on public transit, and Oakland is a couple of half-hour drive.

Size: 2,915 sq. ft

Price per sq. foot: $1,372

Indoors: The street-facing facade is clad in cedar, with a black entrance door that opens right into a lobby with recessed lighting.

The principal degree is open, with a sitting space on to the correct of the entry. Beyond it’s a kitchen with a butcher block island, wooden cupboards, built-in shelving and new stainless-steel home equipment, together with a wine fridge.

Opposite the island is a mirrored eating space. It flows right into a lounge with excessive ceilings, a garage-style door that opens to the yard and home windows going through the yard and deck.

A wood-and-steel floating staircase leads from this a part of the home to the second degree, the place there are three bedrooms. Directly off the touchdown is the first bed room, which has glass doorways that open to a personal balcony and an en suite lavatory with heated flooring, a soaking tub and a separate steam bathe.

Down a hallway are two visitor rooms giant sufficient to carry queen-size beds. One, presently used as a house office, has a floor-to-ceiling fire. Between these bedrooms is a rest room with a soaking tub and bathe.

A second set of stairs leads from the lounge to {a partially} completed decrease degree with a den and sport room and a rest room with a stall bathe.

Outdoor house: The rear deck, which may be reached from the lounge and the storage, has house for a eating desk and a barbecue. From there, steps lead right down to a brick patio with house for separate seating areas. The fences surrounding the patio are excessive, and tall palm bushes and plush vegetation present shade and privateness. The hooked up storage has two parking spots.

Taxes: $48,804 (estimated)

Contact: Wendy Storch, Sotheby’s International Realty, San Francisco Brokerage, 415-901-1700; sothebysrealty.com

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