This green getaway in the midst of the San Francisco city life comes with an $45 million asking price and a garden which spans an entire block. The ultra-luxury house has an underground two-story art gallery and an infinity-edge swimming pool that overlooks the San Francisco Bay.
A garden aloft on San Francisco’s Russian Hill.
A tree-lined retreat, this home delivers the peace and tranquility of the natural world in San Francisco’s distinctively urban environs, including jaw-dropping panoramic views of Alcatraz, Angel Island, Salesforce Tower, Coit Tower, the Bay Bridge, and the Financial District. As guests enter the gate, a pair of lemon trees frame the city laid out beneath them. A garden — scented with roses and lavender and accented with the soothing sound of running water — begins to take shape.
Striving to strengthen residents’ health and wellbeing in ways that are both intuitive and innovative, the house includes details as spectacular as a cantilevered, 4-sided Norwegian stone pool and as discreet as total air filtration.
“The design of 950 Lombard incorporates some of the latest in “biophilia” practices—or ways humans instinctively desire to connect with nature,” commented forbes. “This includes hidden design decisions such as acoustic clay wrapping on drain lines and use of soundproofing mats called QuietRock to ensure quiet interior spaces.”
“The bedrooms have shielded cables to reduce the risks of electromagnetic fields and there’s the Zehnder MERV-13 whole-house air filtration system that completes 12 whole-house air changes per day (and there’s a ventilated air barrier under the concrete foundation of the house). There is also a Japanese Tensui whole-house water filtration system that, according to reps for the property, reportedly helps improve one’s hair, nails and skin,” added forbes.
The 9,500-square-foot property offers an outdoor entertaining area and an underground four-car garage with a set of luxury amenities.