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Carlos Santana’s slice-of-heaven Tiburon retreat

August 19, 2021 by Compass Nestled on a hillside overlooking astonishing views across the Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco skyline, 21 Tara Hill Road is as breathtaking and evocative as the music of its owner, multiple Grammy-winning guitarist Carlos Santana. Sweepingly open and contemporary, with pale hardwood floors and walls of windows everywhere, it seems to soar above the peninsula and the ocean. ...more

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$60 Million Compound Could Set Lake Tahoe Record

The property has a 12,679-square-foot main home, a guest house and 300 feet of water frontage BY V.L. HENDRICKSON  |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 19, 2021  |  MANSION GLOBAL A more than 5-acre compound on Lake Tahoe hit the market this week for $60 million, about $12 million above the most expensive home sold in the area.  Located in Incline Village, Nevada, on the north shore of the lake, the ...more

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Lakefront property at Tahoe hits market for $60 million

August 18, 2021 INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — A home on Lake Tahoe’s North Shore has hit the market for $60 million, which would be a record price. The lakefront property located in Incline Village features 12,679-square feet, a 5.3-acre lot, more than 300 feet of lakefront with a pier and also has a 3,800-square-foot, four bedroom guest house. The previous record sale for Lake Tahoe ...more

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In California’s Sonoma Valley, a Modern Farmhouse With a Speakeasy Asks $16.7 Million

Other amenities at the ‘kid magnet’ home include a tennis pavilion and a bocce court By E.B. Solomont Aug. 18, 2021 A decade ago, Katherine and David deWilde set out to turn their Sonoma County vacation property into a “kid magnet” for their children and grandchildren, complete with a bunk room, sports courts and speakeasy. Now the couple is putting the roughly 13-acre compound on the ...more

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Sonoma vineyard estate hits the market for $19.5M

By: Liz Jassin Posted: Aug 18, 2021 SONOMA, Calif. (KRON) – A 187-acre family vineyard estate in Sonoma has hit the market for the first time in 45 years.  It can be yours for $19.5 million. The estate comes with a hand-chiseled stone house, a rustic lake-front cabin, a barn with guest units, a stable, and a 56-acre vineyard that produces Sonoma Valley Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Frank, and ...more

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Renowned California Architect Robert A. Odermatt’s ‘Dream House’

The architect is selling the longtime family home he designed for himself in the San Francisco Bay Area town of Claremont Hills BY JONELLE MANNION | MANSION GLOBAL LISTING OF THE DAY Location: Berkeley, California Price: $2.899 million  Perched high in the Claremont Hills, east of San Francisco this stunning family home was designed by architect Robert A. Odermatt as his personal residence.  After graduating from architecture school ...more

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Stonewood Sonoma vineyard estate on the market for $19.5 million

On the market for the first time in 45 years, the Stonewood vineyard estate is up for grabs in Sonoma. The sprawling 187-acre property comes with a hand-chiseled stone house, multiple outbuildings and the lucrative 56-acre Los Chamizal vineyard. Tucked away in a secluded locale close to the entertainments of downtown Sonoma, the picturesque ranch mixes a bit of the Old World and the new. ...more

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Full Show: Superior Sanctuaries | Open House TV

Aug 15, 2021 This week on Open House NYC, we’re all about gorgeous getaways to refresh, relax, and inspire. Famed fashion designer Christian Siriano shows us around his stylish Westport, Connecticut retreat. We’re cliffside in Carmel at the former home of Vertigo star Kim Novak, We visit the curated home of a jetsetting actress and playwright. And, we’re exploring a pair of Amagansett retreat from ...more


Mother of Mother’s Cookies former home for sale at $1.4M

After remodeling, it’s better suited for a modern techie than a vintage baker Anna Marie Erwert Aug. 14, 2021 The home where Mother of Mother’s Cookies (Leopoldine Wheatley) lived for 67 years is for sale in Oakland, asking $1.395 million.  In the early 1900s, Noah Mique Wheatley, an orphan from England indentured to servitude in Canada, escaped and made his way to San Francisco. There, going ...more

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Vast Edwardian-inspired estate is wrapped in views

August 13, 2021 by Compass Surrounded by multiple level stone patios with sweeping vistas of the Bay, city lights, and Mt. Diablo, the Noe Estate at 651 29th Street embraces nearly 7,000 square feet of other-century craftsmanship and modern opulence. Its grand scale and elegance begin on the main level, where expansive living and dining rooms are highlighted by glorious views. In the sleek kitchen, a curved island embraces ...more