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Living like a billionaire: The Bay Area’s costliest real estate listings

Updated: Aug. 23, 2021 10:36 a.m.

430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Living Room

430 Forest Ave. Palo Alto, CA

PRICE: $37,500,000

San Francisco Bay Area real estate is among the most expensive in America, and the city itself is among most expensive places to live on Earth.  So, in an already expensive city, what do you really get for $10 million and up?  We searched the latest listings to find the most costly homes in San Francisco.

Browse these galleries to see what the wealthy — or maybe you, if you belong to the three comma club — can buy this week.

Check back next week for an updated look at new listings as they come out.

430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Exterior View

430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Exterior View of the home
430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Exterior View
191 Britton Ave. Atherton, CA
PRICE: $29,800,000
DESCRIPTION: Located on approximately 2.68 acres in the most exclusive area of Atherton – the Menlo Circus Club – this estate property was built in 1991 and is in pristine condition with all the essentials for today’s lifestyle. The four-level main home offers amazing space for office and distance learning needs as well as everything for fitness and recreation, including a spa room with steam, sauna and oversized jetted tub. There are 5-bedrooms, a 1-bedroom guest house, and a pool house, along with incredible storage throughout. Tying it all together in complete privacy are vast level grounds dotted with magnificent oak trees, a tennis court and extra long swimming pool. Well for landscape irrigation. Atherton is ranked as the #1 mots exclusive zip code in the country by Forbes magazine and is close to Stanford University, Sand Hill Road venture capital centers and Silicon Valley tech centers.SIZE: 14525 square feetYEAR: 1991BEDROOMS: 5AGENT: Gullixson Team Gullixson Team
BROKERAGE: Compass Photos and listing copyright 2021 by Compass and associated MLS. Show More
430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Pool
430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Aerial View
2582 Filbert St. San Francisco, CA
PRICE: $46,000,000
Flooded with light, inspired by nature, and crafted with Troon Pacific’s unmatched expertise, Residence 2582 demonstrates the best of modern California architecture rarely seen in the heart of San Francisco. Newly constructed, the 12,200sqft home is organized on three levels on a triple-wide lot. Sustainably built/LEED Platinum, tech-advanced, and wellness-focused, this 6BR home combines timeless design with leading-edge health initiatives–like air and water filtration–and world-class lifestyle amenities. Panoramic views on the primary levels span across the bay, from the Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz; soaring ceilings and cascading daylight impart a weightless flow from room to room. A tastefully restrained palette curated with natural materials such as wood, hand-textured stone, and artisan cast glass expertly marries with sophisticated finishes. Generous terraces on each floor and an outdoor garden oasis with 72′ lap pool offer enticing reasons to spend more time outside. SIZE: 12200 square feet BEDROOMS: 6
AGENT: Neal Ward BROKERAGE: Compass Photos and listing copyright 2021 by Compass and associated MLS. Show More
430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Entrance

430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Exterior View of the house
2950 Pacific Ave. San Francisco, CA
PRICE: $29,500,000
This Gold Coast residence offers a once in a generation opportunity soaring above the prominent neighbors of Broadway. The newly reimagined 2895 Broadway fully repurposes the existing home, and creates new living and entertaining space built into the hillside below. Punctuated by crisp lines, soaring atriums, a cascading grand staircase, tall ceilings, and intersecting volumes – the finished product becomes an icon of contemporary design and feat of engineering. Designed by internationally revered firm, Snhetta (SFMoma, Norwegian Opera House) in collaboration with Troon Pacific, the offering comes with fully approved architectural plans and building permits. Plans available upon request. 87.5′ wide lot overlooking iconic Broadway, GGB and SF Bay. Over 5 years of design, development, and permitting yields this shovel-ready build-to-suit opportunity. SIZE: 20000 square feet YEAR: 1907 BEDROOMS: 8 AGENT: Neal Ward
BROKERAGE: CompassPhotos and listing copyright 2021 by Compass and associated MLS. Show More
430 Forest Avenue Palo Alto - Aerial View of the Home


To read about affordable or so-called “affordable” homes instead,  we looked at what is available in SF for under $1 million. Here’s what’s you can get this week. For more affordable options, check out the tiny homes, condos and cottages in the Bay Area. This article features the smallest home on the market this week based on square footage.

This article is produced by Hearst Bay Area Wire Services.

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