One of the many things we love about the Bay Area and its thriving housing market is the opportunity to explore unique local styles. Styles vary from countryside charm in Marin County to luxury, urban homes in the heart of our cities and, of course, historic San Francisco Victorians.
Today, we’re sharing all of these designs and more with an inside look at some of the region’s most luxurious and impressive homes (and one jaw-dropping San Francisco condo). So, if you want to see photos of local homes and local designs that will fuel your home inspiration for the foreseeable future, keep scrolling.
A View to Write Home About
5 Beds | 7 Baths | 5,340 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Paul Hurley
Find this home at 351 Lovell Avenue in Mill Valley
Nestled in an idyllic Mill Valley location, this home offers panoramic views of the hills and of Mount Tamalpais, a fabulous floor plan, and great multi-level outdoor spaces that include decks, a patio and a lawn.
Remodeled History in Hillsborough
5 Beds | 5 Baths | 4,297 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Charles Griffith
Find this home at 426 El Arroyo Road in Hillsborough
Located on one of the most desirable streets in North Hillsborough, this luxury home was originally built in 1926 and has been meticulously updated with designer finishes, custom casework, molding details, and views from every room.
Mill Valley Serenity
5 Beds | 3 Baths | 3,738 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Ann Murphy
Find this home at 750 Lovell Avenue in Mill Valley
This Neo-Nantucket-Georgian Revival home has been redesigned and enlarged to be even more glamorous and is nestled in a fairytale, Mill Valley setting.
A Luxury Home Overlooking the Woods
4 Beds | 4 Baths | 4,390 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Charles Griffith
Find this home at 730 Chateau Drive in Hillsborough
This spacious home in Hillsborough is completely surrounded by lush landscaping outside and completely filled with old-world glamour and luxurious design inside.
A Sunny Home by the Water
4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | Listed by Lotte and Sarah
Find this home at 151 Great Circle in Mill Valley
Located in sunny Strawberry just 15 minutes from San Francisco, this home pairs luxurious finishes and open spaces with a charming character and water views.
Privacy + Paradise on Nearly Four Acres
3 Beds | 2 Baths | 2,200 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Lotte and Sarah
Find this home at 100 South Dream Farm Road in Inverness
Nestled in a meadow on 3.8 acres of property and overlooking the soothing waters of Tomales Bay, this idyllic retreat is an art piece residence that was remodeled in 2008 by renowned Stinson architect Michael Mitchell.
Warm, Open and Welcoming
5 Beds | 3 Baths | 2,700 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Lotte and Sarah
Find this home at 23 S Knoll Road in Mill Valley
Just steps from Strawberry Village, this Mill Valley home boasts a bright, wide open main living space which includes an open and airy kitchen, a cozy family room, a formal dining room and a sitting area which leads to the spacious backyard.
An Updated Retreat in Upper Rockridge
4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | 2,801 Sq. Ft. | Listed by William T. Booker
Find this home at 5664 Broadway Terrace in Oakland
This Oakland home has been tastefully updated with attention to both functionality and comfort, including details like gleaming hardwood floors, glorious period built-ins and an open floor plan.
Countryside Charm in Lagunitas
3 Beds | 3 Baths | 3,300 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Lotte and Sarah
Find this home at 35 Lagunitas Road in Lagunitas
In the heart of Marin County, this Lagunitas home offers as much staggering beauty inside as it does in its natural, wooded surroundings.
Views from Above
3 Beds | 3 Baths | 1,709 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Robert Callan Jr. and Barbara J. Callan
Find this home at 999 Green Street, #2102 in Russian Hill
This jaw-dropping condo is located in The Summit—a luxurious building designed by renowned architect Joseph Eichler in 1964—and offers corner views from one of four units on the 21st floor.
Farmhouse Style Inside a Novato Farmhouse
3 Beds | 2 Baths | 1,710 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Lotte and Sarah
Find this home at 1 Syosset Lane in Novato
Situated on nearly one acre of level and light-filled land, this Novato property boasts a beautifully remodeled home and offers horse stables with an arena and grazing area, a chicken coop, a garden with raised beds, patios and so much more.
A Lodge Getaway in Nicasio
3 Beds | 2 Baths | 2,672 Sq. Ft. | Listed by Lotte and Sarah
Find this home at 6050 Lucas Valley Road in Nicasio
Amongst the other luxuries inside this masterfully crafted Nicasio home, features include a formal entry, a wrap around deck, and a remodeled kitchen complete with new appliances, bright decor and access to the outdoor patio.
Which home do you love?
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