On the Market: Five Notable Bay Area Properties with Spacious Interiors and Beautiful Views

A bay window lets the sunshine in at a recently restored Victorian in Pacific Heights.Victorious Victorian
Meticulously restored and renovated for modern living, the Victorian beauty at 1833 Laguna in Lower Pac Heights is just steps away from Lafayette Park and Fillmore. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom house has been updated with smart-home technology and a carefully landscaped garden. It’s listed for just under $6 million by Ed Deleski at Vanguard Properties.

A spacious living room with a fireplace is part of an open floor plan at 2611 Divisadero.View from the Heights
Thanks to its rooftop deck, the five bedroom, six bathroom townhouse at 2611 Divisadero in Pacific Heights offers a much-coveted panoramic view that includes the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and beyond. Similarly great views can be enjoyed from the levels below, and an open kitchen with lipstick-red cabinetry offers another glamorous backdrop. Joel Goodrich at Coldwell Banker Previews has the $4.85 million listing. 

Reclaimed ceiling timbers from a 150-year-old Northern California barn are used in Knights Valley's spacious entryway.An Inspired Blend
The 650-acre Knights Valley Ranch in northern Sonoma county is the setting for this picturesque five-bedroom, 12-bathroom country estate. Its architectural inspiration was the traditional dwellings in Austria’s wine country. The ranch’s historic barn has been restored into a space for entertaining, while a medieval-style vaulted wine cellar is suited to more intimate revelries. It’s offered for $32 million by Nicki Naylor at Intero and Chuck Lamp at Sotheby’s

This five-bedroom contemporary home in Stinson Beach has the water's edge in its backyard.​Beachy Keen
Spanning two lots in the private seadrift community of Stinson Beach, this five-bedroom, five-bathroom contemporary house is all about beach access. A sheltered central courtyard with fireplace and hot tub enhances the indoor/outdoor enjoyment of this waterfront retreat. The $12 million listing is with Jon Taylor and Gloria Smith at Sotheby’s

1286 Mottsville Meadows is sited on 20 acres stretching to the Nevada Border.Home on the Range
Located on 20 acres at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains, 1286 Mottsville Meadows is truly a world apart. The property’s dramatic site is on the other side of the Nevada border, but just a 20-minute drive from the south end of Lake Tahoe. There’s a four-bedroom main house, a spacious two-bedroom guesthouse, and a cozy one-bedroom apartment over the barn, each with a corresponding number of bathrooms. Inquire with Ann Marie Sear at Sierra Sotheby’s about the $4.575 million listing. 

A version of this article appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of San Francisco Cottages & Gardens with the headline: Stay Awhile.