Historic Hellman-Heller mansion sells for $12.75M

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Built in 1902 and designed by noted designer Julius Krafft, this stunning luxury residence of Hellman-Heller, which hosted the Annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase in 1991 and 2012, has gone through a series of drastic price drops along the years (in 2011 the ask price was $20M).

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The 4-level magnificent property sits on 11,500 sq/ft includes 7 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms and elevator which makes access to all levels easy. Besides, there are a media room, reception hall, au pair suite, two kitchens (an expansive main kitchen and a catering kitchen), family room, master bedrooms, dressing suites, salon, library, wine cellar – to mention just some of the remarkable features of this lush home. Other features worth mentioning are the seven fireplaces, the hand-painted ceiling mural, the stained glass windows, the impressive double curved shiny wood stairway, outdoor and indoor rooftop terraces offering breathtaking views of Alcatraz, Angel Island, San Francisco and the Bay.

The residence was built by Wells Fargo Bank President, Isaias Hellman who gave it to his daughter as a wedding gift. In1906 it was used as a makeshift HQs of the Bank in the aftermath of San Francisco earthquake and fire.