This Home Owned by Tech Entrepreneurs Will Tie for Most Expensive Ever Sold in San Francisco
Set in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood, an elite enclave also known as "Billionaire’s Row," the 11,600-square-foot home at 2799 Broadway gives off a grand, old-world vibe, but it was actually built in 2004. If it sells for its current asking price—a casual $39,000,000—the manse will tie for the most expensive home ever sold in San Francisco.
The current owners of the six-bedroom residence are tech entrepreneurs Michael and Xochi Birch, who sold their social networking site Bebo to AOL for $850 million in 2008. With boldly colored, eccentric interiors designed by San Francisco–based designer Ken Fulk, the four-story home could be easily mistaken for a lavish boutique hotel in Britain.
The entrance leads to a regal portrait gallery with aged, cast-stone walls. Other lavish features include a serpentine staircase crafted by Italian artisans, a large wine cellar, a moody library with coffered ceilings and a decorative fireplace clad with a glass mosaic Union Jack, and even a pub with an antique bar reclaimed from a decommissioned British tavern. Keep scrolling for a tour of the palatial home.
2799 Broadway is listed for $39,000,000 by Deborah Svoboda of Sotheby’s International Realty.
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