I Want This Historic San Francisco Mansion for $6.9M
But this rare gem is actually located right in the heart of the city. Check this out, The Burr Mansion actually survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and is registered as a historical landmark. Almost the entire city of San Francisco was leveled in the earthquake, but this imposing Second Empire residence is still standing strong right here in 2010. The mansion was built in 1875 forMayor Ephraim Burr, who became stranded in San Francisco during the Gold Rush.
Yes, this is a home fit for a mayor! Read on to find out more about living in this legendary San Francisco home.
The house is located a 1772 Vallejo Street, right off of Gough street, and only two blocks from Union Street in San Francisco's Cow Hollow neighborhood. Union Street is a great place for fine dining and upscale shopping.
What the Burr mansion offers for $6,995,00 is a meticulously restored residence with five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms. This amazing landmark sits on a triple lot with a gated driveway, expansive garden, two-car garage and a fully equipped guest cottage. The home also boasts a view from it's top floor game room with full bar, living room and parlor, plus other extras like a exercise room, wine cellar, laundry room and ample storage. You might never want to leave home.
The asking price of $6,995,000 is almost triple the cost of other properties listed in the neighborhood. I guess this is because it's a one-of-a-kind house and San Francisco historical landmark. Plus, any house that can survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake must be a sturdy structure.
Features that add a nice touch are the ambiance of an English garden that surrounds the house on three sides with patterned boxwood hedges, beautiful rose bushes and hydrangeas. It sounds too good to be true. Learn to love what Mayor Burr loved.
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