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San Francisco’s 25 most expensive homes for sale

San Francisco’s 25 most expensive homes for sale

See the powerhouse homes currently on the market in the city

Have money to burn? Of course you don’t. You’re spending it all on rent. But if you did have extra dough to set ablaze, wouldn’t it be lavish to throw some of it at one of San Francisco’s most expensive homes on the market right now?

From Pacific Heights to Saint Francis Wood, when it comes to housing stock that breaks the bank, these neighborhoods are at the top of the heap in a city where overall housing prices are hurling toward the sun.

It’s important to note that, save for the top slot, this list showcases the priciest San Francisco homes on the MLS right now. Which is to say, there could be more expensive homes privately exchanging hands.

So if you’re looking for a penthouse with a view or a mansion pool—word has it that quasi-San Francisco resident Serena Williams’ guilty pleasure is buying homes—we’ve got your wildest pipe dreams covered.

181 Fremont grand penthouse

$42 million

The Yerba Buena tower’s 6,941-square-foot home, designed by Orlando Diaz Azcuy, will be ready for move-in next year. And it’s up for grabs. The space encompasses the structure’s entire top floor and features five bedrooms, five and two half baths, and sunrise-to-sunset views.

The penthouse also comes with a foyer with checkered stone flooring, a lounge room with sliding pocket doors, a stacked stone transparent fireplace in the den, a wet bar with a wine tower, a formal dining room, and a secondary kitchen.

For a bird’s eye view of what’s in store, check out the floor plans.

3 3001 Pacific

$22 million

Used for years as the Egyptian consulate, this five-level home comes with two master bedroom suites, numerous bedroom suites, a fitness area, three kitchens, six and eight half baths, and living quarters for the help.

In a previous life, the roughly 14,000-square-foot mansion, designed by architect firm Bliss and Faville(who created the Masonic Temple on Van Ness and the University Club on Powell), was used as a private residence after the 1906 Great Quake.

6 3500 Jackson

$16 million

Designed by Bernard Maybeck, architect of such San Francisco icons as the Palace of Fine Arts and the Swedenborgian Church, the Roos House comes with 20-foot high ceilings, seven beds, six and a half baths, and approximately 10,000 square feet.

It also showcases some of the finest woodwork of any San Francisco home.

According to the house’s 2008 application to the National Register of Historic Places (which included the Roos House to the rolls the following year), it has changed little since it was built in 1909:

“Alterations occurred in 1913, when a balcony on the first story at the rear of the house was enclosed to become the sitting room off the living room alcove. A garage, constructed in 1916, was later demolished in 1982 and rebuilt in the same style and materials as the house. A dressing room was added to the second floor in 1919. In 1926, the ‘Morning Room’ was added onto the second story at the rear of the house.”

7 181 Fremont penthouse

$14 million

Standing in the shadow of its sibling taking the top spot, this penthouse comes with a comparatively quaint two beds, two and a half baths, and 3,199 square feet. HOAs come to $2,942/month.

19 132 Presidio penthouse

$6.9 million

This multi-level penthouse boasts three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, and a contemporary vibe throughout. The roof deck is an especially nice touch. Have at it, moneybags.

21 2830 Buchanan

$6.5 million

The real treat here is the top-floor master bedroom. In addition to vaulted ceilings, it comes with a custom large glass atrium overlooking a Juliet balcony. The room has an indoor/outdoor European feel to it. A nice cherry atop this shingled Victorian abode.

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