Hot property: five homes for sale in the San Francisco Bay Area

Belvedere Island, Marin County, $60mn

Where On the southern tip of Belvedere Island in the San Francisco Bay. San Francisco airport is a 45-minute drive via the Golden Gate Bridge, in clear traffic.

What A dramatically positioned three-bedroom home spread across four floors with a detached one-bedroom guest house. The building follows the contours of the site, with a large deck looking over the bay. There is a two-storey entertainment room, a wet-bar and an outdoor pool.

Why Uninterrupted views of Sausalito, the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco’s skyline.

Who Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty

Woodside, San Mateo County, $84mn

Where In the small town of Woodside. Central San Francisco and the city’s international airport are a half-hour drive away.

What A recently completed compound consisting of a villa-style main house, an office building, a guest house and a spa. Further amenities include a separate catering kitchen, 6,000-bottle wine room, golf-simulator lounge, 65ft pool and a 14.4 Atmos Dolby screening lounge.

Why The property is within a 15-minute drive of the tech hubs Palo Alto and Menlo Park while also having easy access to nature. Plenty of hiking, mountain biking and horseriding trails are nearby, with the redwood trees and open meadows of Wunderlich County Park a five-minute drive away.

Who Compass

Rincon Hill, San Francisco, $15mn

Where In north-eastern San Francisco’s Rincon Hill neighbourhood, which lies on one of the city’s “seven hills”. The airport is 20 minutes away by car.

What An eight-bedroom house built in 2020, split into a main and guest residence. The property has marble kitchens and bathrooms, a temperature-controlled wine room, a media/fitness studio and a lift.

Why A roof terrace offers views of the city skyline and has a built-in gas firepit.

Who Vanguard Properties

Mission Dolores, San Francisco, $5.995mn

Where In the Mission Dolores district of central San Francisco, a 20-minute drive north of the city’s airport.

What A four-bedroom condominium on three floors, in a building that has been converted in a loft style with exposed brick walls, polished concrete and hardwood floors, and ceilings of up to 30ft. There is a shared garden.

Why The property is in a domed church originally built in 1915, and across the street from the green space of Mission Dolores Park.

Who Compass

Mill Valley, Marin County, $3.495mn

Where About 15 miles north of San Francisco — a 35-minute drive via the Golden Gate Bridge. Berkeley and its university are about 40 minutes’ drive via the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

What A three-bedroom main house and one-bedroom cottage on 3 acres. Both buildings have decks looking on to surrounding forests.

Why The secluded property lies just east of Mount Tamalpais State Park and the Muir Woods National Monument, and is surrounded by hiking trails.

Who Sotheby’s International Realty

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