2528 Union Street
New construction built in a luxurious European style with an exquisite metropolitan ambiance. Reminiscent of a London Townehouse, this wonderfully designed four-level home includes four bedrooms, five and one-half bathrooms, three family rooms and features modern and sleek amenities. The front of the home opens with beautiful double doors that lead to balconies overlooking the quiet neighborhood on Union Street. The rear has a spacious landscaped backyard – perfect for entertaining family and friends. All floors are easily accessible by elevator or stairs which are awash with natural light. Grand windows frame stunning views of the San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz, and the Golden Gate Bridge. An incomparable North Bay panoramic view awaits from the top floor deck and outside area. The outdoor areas, decks, and views, and multi-car parking make this one-of-a-kind home truly special.
This magnificent single family home in the highly sought after neighborhood of Cow Hollow, was built from the ground up in 2016-2017. The home’s thought of detail, exquisite design features, and architectural elegance can be seen throughout from the European Oak “Light Rustic” hardwood floors beneath vaulted ceilings to the high-end amenities and top-of-the-line fixtures featured in every room of this gorgeous new home.
From when you first step through the custom front door, you are greeted by a stunning, spiral light fixture overhead. It is a piece of art in and of itself titled “Vertigo” by Corbett – a sign of the splendor to come in this luxurious single family home. The main entrance also brings you to a graceful staircase made of European Oak “Light Rustic” wide plank hardwood that goes to all four levels. These gorgeous floors are consistent throughout the home. It is custom designed with stainless steel railing and an exquisite bronze cap, with a glass wall. The elegant elevator also takes you to all four floors of this magnificent home.
Walking down a flight of the beautiful stairs to the lower level, your eyes are immediately drawn to a state-of-the-art wine cellar. Double glass doors framed by wonderfully detailed crown molding welcome you as you enter the cellar to select a vintage wine for a dinner party with family and friends. Featuring custom back lit black lacquer wine racks, black stained oak case storage with diagonal shelving, unique French wallpaper, and a Biza linear suspension fixture, this wine cellar is sure to impress and is truly one of a kind.
Built into the wall to the right of the wine cellar are a stunning set of floor to ceiling lighted display cabinets of “Book Matched” walnut stained designer grey. The shelves are made of glass allowing the beautiful dark walnut wood to dominate as recessed lights overhead accentuate whatever you wish to put in these striking display cases.
A recreation room with a 70” flat screen television and a kitchenette featuring gracious white Subzero, custom designed wet bar, Thermador microwave sit in the rear of this amazing home. A textured golden wallpaper made of designer birch grass cloth from Italy envelopes the room creating a warm environment and accentuating the lively décor making this area perfect for entertaining family and friends. Disappearing patio doors draw you from the lively rec room into the tranquil back yard. Full of delicate trees and plants, an elegant blue stone round bowl fountain, and a white washed cedar ten-foot-high fence, this rear yard is a perfect oasis within the bustling city.
A full bath with a white custom vanity, a luxurious standing shower, and designer plumbing fixtures, and a large storage room featuring an abundance of fully built in shelves made of Italian walnut wood complete the living space of this lower level.
Upon ascending the ornate staircase to the main level, you are greeted by a formal living room and a formal dining. The formal living room is gracious and welcoming. Two beautifully designed display cabinets with up-lighting flank an outstanding black fireplace with a custom marble white ribbon mantel piece. A modern light fixture embodying a sunburst surrounded by square recessed lights fill the room with light. Double doors that open to a peaceful viewing terrace, crown molding and vaulted ceilings, and the soft Italian white-ivory wallpaper complete this lovely room.
The formal dining room is spacious and inviting as well, and sits in the grand entry of this magnificent home. A light fixture composed of two dozen glass bulbs keeps eye over this splendid room and provides a source of incredible illumination from the center.
To the rear of the home is the open kitchen-family room. A chef’s dream come true, this spacious kitchen features a 42-inch Subzero refrigerator-freezer and a double Wolf oven with six burner stovetop and griddle flanked by a custom Toboni Group designed metallic hood. A plethora of cabinets in designer white with sleek silver handles accent the kitchen, as the polar extra white marble counter tops and two-tone marble mosaic backsplash add an element of splendor. An island sits gracefully in the middle of the kitchen, and houses the Bosch Stainless dishwasher. With two cone-like pendants hanging overhead, this island is the perfect area for preparing dinner or entertaining guests.
The open family room is surrounded by silver shimmering wallpaper imported from Italy, a 60-inch LG flat screen television, and sliding glass doors that open to a gray stone viewing area. There is bamboo on two sides for privacy and a glass wall straight ahead to showcase an unencumbered and striking view of the Bay and the manicured backyard below. Exterior Bose speakers, a gas hookup for a BBQ, and stairs that lead to the peaceful backyard complete this one of a kind viewing deck.
A luxurious full bath with ornate crystal light fixtures and a beautiful textured ivory wallpaper with touches of silver throughout, and a spacious coat closet top off this wonderful floor.
The bedroom level of this incredible home features three bedrooms and three full baths, including a master suite. At the front of the home are two gracious and spacious bedrooms, each with a lovely outlook balcony with black custom railing, and a grand light fixture by Origina. The west side bedroom has two wooden doors with silver handles that open to a spacious closet full of dark wood built-ins. The east side bedroom has a slightly smaller – though no less stunning – closet and a full bath featuring a floating Italian vanity, sparkling white tile floors, French textured wallpaper, and a magnificent standing shower. The whole bath looks like a mosaic of white and gray tiles and textures. There is a second full bath in the hallway with similar high-end fixtures and sleek accents.
At the rear of the home is the master suite, and it is exquisite! Crown molding lines the bottom of the bedroom as vaulted ceilings accentuate its height and grandeur. Sliding glass doors blend into the wall and open to a viewing terrace offering a stunning view of the San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Marina. Splendid walnut wood cabinets and drawers with crystal handles fill the spacious walk-in closet that is specially designed with his and her built-ins. But what’s truly special about this master suite is the master bath. A custom vanity with two sinks accentuated by delicate “Champagne Wands” (light fixtures that are filled with little bubbles) sits directly across from a grand stand-alone Cosmos bathtub. The shower features his/her shower heads as well as a center rain shower head in the middle. Behind a frosted glass door is the private water closet. The Geostone Bianco tiled floor and Thessos Glass Tile shower add to this exceptionally spacious and private room.
A laundry room featuring a Madeli sink, a Whirlpool stacked washer-dryer, and beautifully detailed cabinets complete this third floor.
The top level of this magnificent home is impressive. Sitting at the front of the home through a set of paneled double doors is the office. Four windows line the wall allowing in an abundance of natural light. A built-in white and grey cabinetry office nook with file drawers and display cases create an elegant and calm ambiance that is perfect for working from home.
Walking towards the rear of the home, you are immediately drawn to a stunning and welcoming entertainment room with a full bath. A dramatic round sculpted bar in brushed aluminum with a curving white marble resin countertop sits in the corner, inviting you to relax and enjoy. Sliding doors that thoughtfully blend into the walls add to the room’s bright and welcoming atmosphere. Through these doors lies a magnificent stone viewing terrace with planters and a BBQ gas outlet. But what truly makes this terrace the best feature of the home is its sweeping North Bay views. From the Golden Gate Bridge and the Palace of Fine Arts to the Marina, Fort Mason, Alcatraz, and the East Bay, this room is sure to stun with its marvelous custom bar and stunningly unique San Francisco scenery.
- Elevator to all four levels
- Custom interior finishes
- Fully integrated stealth speakers and iPad intercom by Home Theater Innovations throughout
- Super Ultra High Definition televisions
- Gorgeous landscaped front and rear yard – all design and installation by Frank and Grossman Company with all irrigation and lighting on timers
- Viewing terraces on all four levels, composed of Nextone Viewgres Light Grey stone from IRG; Terraces are on the Bison Flo-Thru System
- All custom cabinetry, baseboard, casing and doors with milled kerf details
- Two car garage