129 Merced Avenue

Forest Hill Extension Grand French Mediterranean View Home!   

Main Features:

  • 3 bedrooms

  • 2 1/2 baths

  • Grand foyer & staircase

  • Formal living room

  • Formal dining room

  • 2 fireplaces

  • Hardwood floors

  • Gourmet kitchen

  • Breakfast room

  • Ballroom/entertainment room

  • Tiki Bar/3rd bedroom

  • Den/cigar room

  • Sitting room/study

  • Solarium

  • Laundry room

  • Enormous workshop

  • Storage room

  • Pacific Ocean views

  • Landscaped backyard

  • Hot tub, patio, koi fish pond

  • 3 car parking garage

This remarkable French Mediterranean home built in 1926 is prominently situated on an impressive corner lot in the heart of the neighborhood, close to West Portal Village shopping, restaurants and MUNI Station! The impressive garden entrance with symmetrical mature Trachycarpus fortunei palm trees, exotic plantings and inviting brick stairway leads to an imposing covered landing with notable arched French doors and into a stunning foyer with recessed ceiling and dramatic circular staircase. The magnificent formal living room with vaulted barrel ceiling boasts a classic wood-burning fireplace with ornately carved marble surround, floor to ceiling arched picture windows and gleaming inlaid hardwood floors. The gorgeous ten-sided banquet-size formal dining room with intricate plaster moldings, handsome light fixture, arched windows and swinging maid's door is perfect for entertaining!

 

The fabulous gourmet kitchen with spacious adjacent breakfast room and built-in buffet features all stainless-steel appliances including a Thermador gas range with hood, built-in double oven, Jenn-Air refrigerator and dishwasher, LG microwave, U-Line wine cooler, custom painted wood cabinets, granite counters with bar pass-through, nice walk-in pantry and servant's side entrance.

 

An expansive "hotel-like" hallway adjoins a terrific den/cigar room that connects to both the living room and a step-up solarium, as well as to the master bedroom's living quarters which includes a large sitting room with plantation shutters, amazing walk-in closet with built-in custom cabinets, drawers, clothes racks, and dressing table with storage, access to the outdoors, and a huge bathroom with pedestal sink and separate shower and cast-iron tub.

 

The phenomenal inspired "Hollywood-style" open-banister spiral staircase ascends to the upper level with landing, hallway, cloak closet and additional living and social spaces. This floor includes a huge bedroom with decorative balcony and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, a remodeled bath with big walk-in shower, spectacular custom painted ballroom/entertainment room with egg and dart plaster moldings, gas fireplace, giant walk-in closet with secret prohibition in-floor liquor cellar, and a fun adjacent Tiki Bar parlour with freestanding bar, "art deco" stools, sideboard with mirror, display shelving, refrigerator, microwave, and an extraordinary walk-out roof deck with sweeping views of hills, trees and Sutro Tower.

 

The enormous full basement level with three car parking garage includes a big laundry room with Whirlpool washer, dryer and utility sink, half bath, separate storage room and a gigantic workshop with large workbench. The beautifully landscaped backyard with colorful plantings, flagstone patio, koi fish pond, outdoor serving station and relaxing hot tub completes this truly special home!

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Sold at

$2,900,000.

Offered at:  $2,695,000.

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