House video tour: Seacliff mansion with private beach access and pool asks for $32 million
If you’ve found yourself admiring the decor of the White House during Obama’s reign, you’ll appreciate this house that once belonged to Michael Taylor, who directed the interiors of the former president’s residence.
The sprawling home is perched on the bluffs of Seacliff with 104 feet of unobstructed views of the water, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Marin Headlands. Purchased in 1970 by interior designer Michael Taylor, who invented the “California Look”, the property includes some of his original designs: a south-facing courtyard equipped with a heated swimming pool and fountains, wall sconces on the theme of seashells and large slate floors. at the lower level.
When the current owner took over, the house was completely renovated by the same architects, Porter and Steinwedell. Today, the 7,540-square-foot mansion looks more like a Spanish Colonial beach house than an urban dwelling, with endless bay windows, arched and columned gazebos from multiple balconies, and an east-west orientation. which floods the space with natural light.
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To enter, you will pass through a gated entrance with a backdrop of cypress trees. As if that were not enough, French doors provide access to the main level. Admire the ocean from the north-facing terrace. Inside, you’ll be greeted with high ceilings with original exposed beams in the living room, as well as herringbone floors and a wood-burning fireplace lit by floor-to-ceiling windows. To the side is a library lounge, which can also be used as an entertainment area with a full bar and access to the terrace. Views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the ocean form a beautiful backdrop in the formal dining room. More seating can be found in the chef’s kitchen via a breakfast room. A master suite, a bathroom and a catering entrance complete the floor.
The floor opens onto a series of bay windows and detachable terraces, with panoramic views, of course. The master suite is bathed in light with private outdoor access, two luxurious bathrooms with walk-in closets, and cedar-lined closets and closets. Also on this floor are two offices, a bar and a third bathroom.
Find a getaway for guests downstairs with a master suite, extra bedroom, sitting area, wine tasting room, and walkout deck. Work out in the gym before heading to Baker Beach from the private stairwell. The home is complemented by a three-car garage with a Tesla charger.
Area: 7,540 square feet
Asking price: $32,000,000
// 9 25th Ave (Sea Cliff), For more information, visit nealwardproperties.com.