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San Francisco • Marin • Wine Country

A Palace in the Sky, Presented by Bryant Kowalczyk of GPK Luxury Real Estate. See Page 2.

Millennium Tower Penthouse-San Francisco

301 Mission Street, PH1D Bryant Kowalczyk Mobile 415.710.4577 BRE# 01263605

Luxury real estate for smart, busy people

Offered at $9,450,0 0 0

a palace in the sky Created as a functional “objet d’art” and with no expense spared, this luxurious 2 bedroom, 3 bath penthouse sits atop the most desirable full service luxury high-rise in San Francisco, Millennium Tower. This majestic masterpiece was created over a 2-year period and every meticulous detail of this luxury condominium has been transformed from its original finish. The materials used to construct this opulent penthouse have been procured from around the globe including France, Spain, Italy, Germany, England, Greece and India.

This bespoke luxury residence emanates quality far beyond utility. Its architectural inspiration is one of old world European aristocracy, yet it cleverly incorporates all the modern conveniences demanded by 21st Century urban luxury living. This magnificent residence boasts extra-high ceilings and soars above the hustle of San Francisco’s Financial District. It serves as a serene escape while offering breathtaking views from the San Francisco Bay Bridge to the Pacific Ocean.

707.322.6825 |

310.285.7529 |

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is the crown jewel of Napa Valley. This preeminent vineyard estate is superbly sited atop the Mayacamas Mountains in the renowned Mount Veeder grape-growing appellation, located between the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Comprising approximately 639 acres on 6 parcels, this extraordinary property rests comfortably in an exquisite natural setting with largerthan-life vistas of Mt. St. John, the Mayacamas foothills and the Vaca Mountains beyond. Th e p ro p e r t y f e a t u re s a g ra n d - s c a l e 2 0,0 0 0 square-foot main residence, a 3,200-square-foot caretaker’s house, a 9-stall horse barn, tennis court, hiking and riding trails, a spring fed pond, 100-plus fruit-bearing olive trees and 18.4¹ acres of premium vineyards For more details and a full tour of this property, visit

Christine Lesti

Mark Lesti

Associate Broker/Owner 707.320.8999

Broker/Owner 707.320.8950 CalBRE #01784430

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Stunning views of the western horizon! Napa Luxury Estate Home with some of the best views in the Napa Valley. See S.F., Marin & Mt. St. Helena all from this incredible newer home with windows designed to see the view in every room of the house. Set on 40 acres with 12 plantable acres of vineyard land, 6-stall horse barn, infinity pool & much more. Open & light floor plan with gourmet kitchen integrated into the fabulous great room. Separate office and exercise rooms. Barn can be converted to a wine facility. This house is nothing short of spectacular! • In floor radiant heating. • Master Bedroom has a remote control fireplace, wet bar, refrigerator. • Butlery that can serve as a second kitchen or “kosher kitchen” . • 300 bottle refrigerated and humidified wine cellar with glass doors. • 8 stall horse barn with automatic horse troughs • Too many amenities to list, inquire within!

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Alexander Valley Boutique Winery & Estate GEYSERVILLE ,CALIFORNIA FEATURING: §Three varietals: Zinfandel, Cabernet and Viognier. §6 acres planted. §The winery has a 5000 case production license. §Specific purpose of building designed by winery architects in Healdsburg CA. §The winery has full solar functionality for the electricity usage for the entire property. §The tasting room is paneled with 100 year old barn wood and is ADA compliant. §Good producing wells. §Privately gated grounds on 8 acres. §1912 Craftsman style Farmhouse (2200+/- sq. ft.) §1.5 miles from the iconic Jimtown Store.

The wines are European in Style and have following of the top sommeliers in metropolitan locations, including Manhattan, San Francisco & Los Angeles. The wines have received 94 points from the Chicago Wine Institute. On the international scheme, the wines have been exported to China & Brussels. Sold in establishments including, Daniel, Le Bernardin and Marea (Manhattan), Kokkari and Gary Danko (San Francisco)

Offered at $5,750,000

Jacklyn Wright-Gridley

707.490.5119 BRE#: 0968668 421 Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg, CA 95448 | 707.395.3000






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Nestled in the hills of West Marin just outside the charming town of Nicasio is the truly serene approxilmately 48 acre enclave, 1220 Nicasio Valley Road. Entering the gated property you are greeted by a full horse facility complete with five stalls and paddocks, barn, 70 foot round pen and an expansive pasture. Meandering down the quarter mile driveway you are enveloped in a private valley reminiscent of a healing refuge replete with a variety of wildlife. The casual contemporary styled main residence highlights a spacious lawn area, several gardens, pool and hot tub, guest house, bubbling seasonal creek, riding and hiking trails, a secluded meditation cave and more! A unique pastoral setting! For video, photos and further information, please visit:

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ocated on one of the largest lots in the renowned Armstrong Estates, this 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath Craftsman style home is a masterful blend of new construction convenience and the style of a bygone era. Situated on approximately 1/2 acre, high end accents, and stainless steel commercial grade appliances.

uilt in 2010, this tranquil retreat is surrounded by beautiful vineyards and an organic farm. The property takes full advantage of the hillside site, which offers views, a sense of openness, and terrific lighting to the south and west. This 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath, 5000 square foot beautiful property fuses rustic contemporary architecture with historical influences in a sophisticated modern style.

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tylish, sophisticated turn of the Century Craftsman-style office building in a prime downtown location. Recently renovated with high quality finishes and an incredible attention to detail. Interior features include hardwood floors, recessed lighting, dual pane windows, 4 private offices, waiting area, receptionist area, break room and ADA bathroom. Historic Eastside location.

rare opportunity to find nearly 20 pristine acres with sweeping views, mature Oaks, creek, natural hot springs, new well, septic, and numerous building sites. Close proximity to downtown Kenwood and Glen Ellen. Potential lot split.

Daniel Casabonne Realtor (707) 939-2222 Top 1/2% in transaction volume in the United States per The Wall Street Journal in 2012 Top 1% in transaction volume in the United States per The Wall Street Journal in 2011 Sonoma Valley’s Highest Producing Agent since 2001 Sonoma County’s Top Producer in Dollar Volume CalBRE# 01221013 |






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Napa Valley

This remarkable 62 acre Napa Valley estate is the epitome of the the indoor-outdoor California Wine Country lifestyle. The resort-like property features a magnificent -compound of 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths including a guest house, a gym, a wine cellar, an infinity edged pool, 2 hot tubs, bocce ball court, croquet lawn, vegetable garden, and a fish-stocked lake; a separate building houses a -generator and water pump system with a half bath. The grounds include 11 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in the Atlas Peak AVA. Designed by award-winning architect Howard -Backen, this residence and separate guest house feature -extreme high quality workmanship, brilliant designs, soaring high ceilings, doors, and windows, with semi-enclosed porches surrounding the fabulous pool, all with panoramic views of vineyards, mountains, and canyons. For video, photos and further information, please visit:

Olivia Hsu Decker | 415.435.1600 | |






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Capay Valley

Embrace the California Ranch and Vineyard Lifestyle! Magnificent 5,284 Acres Vineyard Estate and Ranch, Capay Valley, California. The magnificent Casey Flat Ranch abuts the eastern border of Napa Valley, 90 minutes from San Francisco. There are 24 acres of vineyard, a grass-fed Longhorn cattle herd (with 95 pairs), significant 6-mile private road and access infrastructure, a beautiful appx. 5,000 square foot main house, a pool, a guest house, a manager’s house, a bunkhouse, and a “honeymoon cottage” with total accommodation for up to 30 people. The appx. 5,000 sq foot main residence has 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. 4 other cottages have one bedroom and one bath each. Agriculture improvements include barn, corral, hay barn, 2 vineyard buildings, self-sustaining solar grid, and 6 water wells, all managed by full time Ranch Manager and Vineyard Manager. There is expansion opportunity of additional vineyards to more than 80 incremental acres and an additional 50-100 acres for potential agricultural business of walnuts, olives, and other products. Casey Flat Ranch brand longhorns offer a differentiated beef delight to families with ranch-to-table program of lean, superior-taste “Coddled Cattle.” Other income opportunities include resort-retreat usage for Bay Area families and corporations as a hunting lodge, horse-riding ranch, vacation rentals, wedding venue, or elite conference-retreat. For video, photos and further information, please visit:

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Sonoma Wine Country Vineyard Properties Premium Russian River Hilltop Vineyards – Sever al Buildable Sites


he perfect location to build a custom wine country dream estate! Four legal parcels totaling 440 acres offering 49.5 acres of producing premium vineyards – Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel & Pinot Noir – plus 50 additional acres VESCO permitted. • 2014 Harvest Gross Sales ±$554,000 • Schematic drawings for 11,150 sqft main home + 2,969 guest home and 989 sqft pond house designed by Backen, Gillam & Kroeger • Two ponds, well & district water sources • 7-bedroom standard septic design • Infrastructure supporting small cattle operation • Two modest caretaker homes on property | $9,500,000

Shaddick Vineyards Dry Creek Valley Estate


racious and inviting from the moment you pass through the gated entry, this hilltop home is built for the sophisticated casual style of entertaining Sonoma County Wine Country is known for. • Open-plan, 3,000 sqft main home with vaulted beamed ceilings, entertainer’s kitchen, and glass throughout to enjoy hilltop and vineyard views • Gorgeously landscaped grounds with pool, hot tub, bocce court, and fireplace • Two guest suites next to the pool, 1,300 sqft office over three-car garage • Separate 2,000 sqft guest house provides rental income, currently $43,200 annually • 49.13 total acreage with 32.4 acres of premium vineyard: 15 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, 13.4 acres of Zinfandel and 4 acres of Petit Syrah, all with current winery contracts in place, 2014 harvest sales of ±$240,000 | $6,900,000

K aren Waelde 707.857.1728 CalBRE# 00785915

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Sausalito Luxury with a View

Sophisticated Elegance


orld class views spanning San Francisco skyline, Bay Bridge, Angel Island and Mt. Tamalpais! This classic three story family home with almost 4000 square feet of interior view filled rooms, is sure to please the most discerning and sophisticated. A rare find with generously sized formal rooms, beautifully manicured mature gardens, expansive view porch with indoor/ outdoor access, and abundant parking - The perfect home for entertaining. Located in the Upper Banana Belt, just moments to hiking trails and 101- This Trophy home has it all!

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uintessential Sausalito hillside home, situated in the heart of New Town! Panoramic Bay views and only a few short blocks to the center of town! Spacious with a great floor plan!

Sherrie Faber 415.339.9200 CalBRE# 01272361

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WEST SANTA INEZ AVENUE, HILLSBOROUGH 6 Br / 5.5 Ba | Approx 5,500 Sq Ft | 1.6 Acres

Set in a superb Hillsborough location, this home effortlessly combines elegance and style. Set on 1.6 acres, this magnificent estate features a sprawling 2-story home, a sparkling pool, gourmet outdoor kitchen, tennis courts, several outdoor fire pits, and a separate guesthouse. A true entertainer’s paradise! The stately residence features approximately 5,500 square feet of luxurious living space (not including separate guesthouse square footage), with exquisite finishes and quality craftsmanship throughout. Highlights include a gourmet chef’s kitchen, spa-like bathrooms, and grand entertaining spaces. This location gives access to top rated Hillsborough schools, upscale shopping and easy access to major travel routes. A true Hillsborough gem! PHIL CHEN Sybarite Investments 650.204.1920 Luxury Real Estate Specialist






San Rafael


Spectacular Mid-Century Modern Gated Estate. The full exuberance and promise of 1950s California can be felt throughout this stunning, mostly single-level, mid-century modern masterpiece. Exuding emotion and sophisticated style, this one-of-a-kind gated estate at the top of Bret Harte Heights offers complete privacy, awe-inspiring views and easy Marin living at its very best.

• 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms

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• Panoramic views of the bay and Mt. Tam

• 2 family rooms • World-class, climate-controlled wine cellar • Over 1.3 acres of complete privacy • Opportunity to build a separate guest house

Let’s tell the next success story


Thomas Henthorne | 415.847.5584 |


Carolyn Roberts

Your Realtor For Life (707) 953-1798 CalBRE# 00628461

1881 Atlas Peak Road

NAPA Offered at $4,295,000


erched High above the Silverado Country Club with 360 degree views over the golf course and vineyards. 7,000 square feet of luxurious living space. Olive trees, award-winning vineyard and transferable license to sell. Features also include 4 car garage, Bocce Ball court and infinity pool.

486 Coombs Street

NAPA Offered at $3,750,000


Luxurious Napa Valley B ed a nd Bre a k f a st Mansion. With 10,000 Sq. Ft. Cedar Gables was designed in the Shakespearean style. Formal dining room, Old English Tavern with massive fireplace, and nine uniquely decorated guest rooms as well as State of the Art Culinary kitchen.

4130 Silver ado Tr ail

NAPA Offered at $2,895,000


ucked Away on 5.8 acres behind iron gates this enchanting single level farmhouse surrounded by 4.2 acres of Cabernet vines offers superior detail and seamless indoor and outdoor living. Sparkling pool and expansive gardens. | 17


Retreat to the heart of Sonoma Wine Country in this spectacular 4 bedroom, 4 bath, Christopher Alexander designed home. Adjacent to a 100± acre vineyard, this romantic 7± acre property offers privacy from neighbors along with sweeping views of Mt. Saint Helena and surrounding vineyards. Offering includes a one-bedroom cottage currently a top listing on VRBO, lush lavender fields, organic gardens, pond with fountain, and a yurt. Conveniently located near Bohemian Grove and the Sonoma County Airport and within 15 minutes to the coast, award-winning wineries, restaurants, shops and local amenities. Proudly offered at $2,999,000


Spectacular country getaway with an old world charm on 4± acres only 5 blocks from downtown Sebastopol. This property includes two separate houses, perfect for a family compound or rental income. Superbly crafted PISE main home exudes quality with its finely crafted details. Original house features a 730± sq. ft. living room and a solarium overlooking the orchard, ponds, waterfalls, redwood groves, a tile courtyard with fountain, a sunny meadow and a cutting garden enclosed by rose-covered walls. Proudly offered at $2,500,000

Randy Mack

+707 696 6272

Heidi Faulkner +707 480 4098


Located just 15 minutes from the Sonoma County Airport as well as a multitude of award-winning wineries, restaurants and local conveniences, this 7± acre proper ty delivers comfor table living in the renowned Russian River wine region and appellation. Nestled among 4.25± acres of premium Pinot Noir grapes, .25± Chardonnay grapes and majestic oak trees, is a 2,100± square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, two story, farmhouse style home ideally suited for hosting family, friends, and enjoying Northern California living at its best. Proudly offered at $2,200,00

BRE 01252462 BRE 01227446


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Downtown San Rafael Victorian


his is a rare opportunity to own a large restored Victorian home that is located in the heart of downtown 814 E Street, San Rafael | San Rafael and just a short distance to all the local amenities. This 4BR/3.5BA Victorian is approximately 3,957 square feet and has just been recently renovated to today's high standards of construction requirements. The property affords buyers a variety of options as the building is zoned mixed-use and could be used for an urban single family home lifestyle, live/work use, office building or many other purposes. There is a large level lawn area, professionally landscaped gardens surrounding the home and three car off-street parking. Ideal location for commuting and easy access to public transportation. It's not often that a historical restored Victorian home in this location that is of this scale comes available on the open market. Offered at $1,875,000



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Over an acre In exclusive Seadrift. Rare and valuable congruency behind the gate… Located in spectacular Stinson Beach, California & offers the finest beach lifestyle. Fulfill the dream.

SA R A H NA NCY BU T LER C on v e n i e n t ly L o c at e d i n S t i n s on B e ac h

• Less than an hour from San Francisco and the Wine Country. • Spectacular residence, situated on two beachfront parcels, in addition to two lagoon parcels located directly across from this extraordinary home. • Views throughout this oceanfront dwelling span a wide swath of the Pacific blue, Twin Peaks, Land’s End and Marin foothills. • 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms • 4 total lots with 2 vacant lots on the Seadrift Lagoon. • Point Reyes Seashore, Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Marin Headlands and Muir Woods are nearby points of interest.

3470 Shor el i n e H igh way | S t i ns on B e ac h (415) 86 8- 0717 | o c e a n ic r e a lt y.c om ca l br e # 01258888 S p E C i A L i z i N g i N S A L E S , VA C A T i o N R E N T A L S , & p Rop E RT Y M A NAg E M E N T i N ST i NS o N B E AC H .

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