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Unrivaled in Height and Views, 181 Fremont’s Grand Penthouse Soars Over the City (sponsored)


The grand penthouse family room at 181 Fremont enjoys floor-to-ceiling windows and sweeping views. Photo: Matthew Millman Photography / COPYRIGHT © MATTHEW MILLMAN PHOTOGRAPHY.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.  Use of this image is prohibited unless specifically granted in w
<p>Limestone flooring, with Rossana custom kitchen cabinets and counter seating, Gaggenau appliances including refrigerator and freezer tower, double ovens, wine tower, dishwasher, five-burner cooktop, grill, and</p>

It’s hard to imagine the future owner of the grand penthouse at 181 Fremont wanting for anything.

Occupying the highest residence in the San Francisco, inhabitants will enjoy a stylish oasis soaring more than 700 feet above the city.

<p>The exhibition kitchen within the grand penthouse at 181 Fremont overlooks the family room, while floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of the bay.</p>

The striking residence and thoughtfully selected material palette comes fully furnished. It includes a private elevator foyer, wine tasting room and study, while grand the indulgent master suite hosts a pair of spa bathrooms.

<p>The master suite of the grand penthouse at 181 Fremont features a pair of spa bathrooms, this one boasting an oval soaking tub and steam shower looking out over the City to the Pacific Ocean.</p>

Superlatives fail when discussing the grand penthouse, an indulgent oasis whose floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of a plethora of San Francisco landmarks. The Pacific Ocean and Farallon Islands, Alcatraz, the Bay Bridge, the Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco Bay and Treasure Island only account for some of the city’s most prominent features visible from the towering residence.

Elegant finishes, all installed with thoughtful, painstaking detail, come from materials meticulously sourced from around the globe. MASS Beverly, a West Hollywood-based design house whose client portfolio includes Calvin Klein, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, curated the interior design.

Bespoke materials from Italy’s Bottega Veneta highlight the study, while New York’s Minotti furniture adorns the family room. A wine display and tasting room rests off the formal dining room, a grand space anchored by a leather-finished, acid-wash Henge dining table that seats 12.

<p>A custom table and chandelier compliment the views to Treasure Island and the Bay Bridge from the dining room.</p>

A private elevator foyer welcomes residents and guests with a handsome, walnut-paneled foyer illuminated by a a Lolli e Memmoli chandelier.

Steps off the foyer, Rimadesio sliding glass walls of the stunning office reveal panoramic views of the city, granting a sense that you’re among the clouds overlooking the city.

Book matching, the painstaking effort of aligning veins of marble slabs, is on display in the informal dining area’s fireplace surround, representing the level of craftsmanship and attention to detail at the grand penthouse of 181 Fremont.

Crisp angles and clean lines offer contrast to the interior’s subtly curved Venetian plaster walls. Pocket doors accommodate the open floor plan while allowing the opportunity for privacy. Marie Antionette parquet floors line most of the public rooms as striated metal doors accent the interior.

With more than 6,900 square feet of living space, the grand penthouse provides plenty of room for family and entertaining guests. Ceilings soar granting the penthouse generous scale and dramatic volume.

Rossana custom cabinetry outfits an exhibition kitchen equipped with Gaggenau appliances, including a teppanyaki station. The penthouse also comes with a catering kitchen finished with Valcucine walnut cabinetry, an induction cooktop and Miele double ovens.

Begin and end each day in a resplendent master suite offering northwestern and western views. An entertainment cabinet with a built-in television occupies a corner of the suite that includes a pair of walk-in closets with custom built-ins. The suite also boasts a pair of spa-caliber bathrooms, each home to a steam shower. One of the bathrooms includes a freestanding soaking tub set beside floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the cityscape to the Pacific Ocean.

<p>A built-in entertainment center anchors a corner of the master suite at the grand penthouse of 181 Fremont.</p>

An additional shower can be found in the penthouse’s private gym.

The study, with its custom cabinetry, Bottega Veneta desk and iconic views, provides another highlight for the four-bedroom penthouse. Its cabinetry features a hidden door and drawers, along with Henge Cage B shelving made

of burnished brass and black eucalyptus.

Even the powder room received top-shelf treatments. Silver plated sconces brighten an interior fashioned by titanium marble walls, black porcelain tile floor and an Antonio Lupi vanity.

Besides standing as the tallest residential building in the city, 181 Fremont is also San Francisco’s first pre-certified LEED Platinum mixed-use tower. The skyscraper has already earned highest honors for its engineering from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, an international non-profit widely considered to be the authority on the planning, design and construction of high-rises.

<p>The grand penthouse of 181 Fremont includes a wine display with a tasting bar.</p>

Residents enjoy indulgent amenities including on-site concierge services and 24-hour valet parking.

A skybridge on the seventh level offers residents direct access to the 5.4-acre Salesforce Park.

181 Fremont’s celebrated 39th floor, The Sky Lounge, with interior design by Kendall Wilkinson, provides residents with an elegant club atmosphere in which to mingle or use for private celebrations. With a catering kitchen and conference room, residents are invited to conduct business in the Sky Lounge, just a few stories from where they live, while the fitness center and yoga room provide inspiring views of San Francisco.

<p>The grand penthouse’s dining room at 181 Fremont includes a wine display and tasting bar.</p>

The bay terrace features a lounge area and piano bar overlooking the Bay Bridge, while the north lounge hosts a media room for a theater experience. The elegant conservatory provides a soothing setting for casual meetings, reading or reflection. The wraparound observation deck boasts 360 degree views of the water and city skyline.

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Contact: 181 Fremont, 415-282-0888,

Address: 181 Fremont, East Cut, San Francisco.

Price: $46 million.

Features: The four-bedroom, six-and-a-half bathroom Grand Penthouse offers unrivaled 360 degree views of every major San Francisco landmark. Its seismic safety standards are unsurpassed by any other building in the U.S. The Grand Penthouse interiors feature a Henge glass wall study with sliding glass doors by Rimadesio; library with book-matched marble fireplace and wet bar; grand dining room with wine display and tasting bar; gym with private bath and shower; and an exhibition kitchen finished with Rossana custom cabinetry, Gaggenau appliances and a teppanyaki station. A stunning master retreat offers sweeping views, a custom corner entertainment cabinet, duo of expansive custom walk-in closets and dual master baths, one boasting an oval soaking tub and steam shower, and the other a steam shower and floating vanity.