5 Beds | 5 Baths | 1 Half-Bath | ±4,761 sq. ft. $5,950,000Belvedere, CaliforniaClassic Belvedere Island home on the prestigious 400 block of Golden Gate Avenue. Extensively renovated in recent years by current owner. 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, ±4,761 sq. ft. home including a lower floor en-suite bedroom and spacious media room/family room with wet bar and separate entrance (ideal for guests quarters), large kitchen opens onto a garden terrace for outdoor dining, huge primary bedroom with marble fireplace and luxurious bathroom with large steam shower, generous sized walk-in closet, 3-car garage with Tesla charger, AC and fully solar powered with two PowerWalls to store enough solar energy to power the entire home. Spectacular views of Belvedere Cove, yacht harbors of San Francisco Yacht Club and Corinthian Yacht Club, Corinthian Island, downtown Tiburon, Angel Island, Racoon Strait, East Bay, Sausalito and Golden Gate Bridge. Lots of windows to enjoy the views and the light-filled rooms. Spacious front and side level Astroturf lawns, gardens of lavender hydrangeas and lemon trees are fully fenced and gated.
402 Golden Gate improvements done by current owner since 2012:
Built a 2-story, 3-car garage and huge storage room below, detached from main house.
2 large solar systems for house and garage, 2 PowerWalls, Tesla charger in garage
No electricity blackouts during wildfire season.
Fixed central A/C, installed A/C drainage, cleaned HVAC vents, replaced air filters and intakes.
Installed main drainage pipe for garage, upgraded main drainage pipe for main house.
Installed French Drain underground along the street side of main house.
Rebricked terraces on both sides of the house
Installed iron hand railing and iron perimeter fence everywhere along property.
Privacy hedge along street outside iron fence
Renovated mud room off kitchen into an office, installed storage cabinets, created tool & wine storage room, new electrical, laundry sink, gardener's toilet room and 2 backup sump pumps.
New roof with proper vents, new gutters, new windowsills where needed.
Installed new double paned windows and doors in key places (many with integrated screens), allowing easy cross breezes throughout the house during summer.
New exterior doors (front door and hall bedroom)
Upgraded 5 bathrooms with new shower, sink hardware, upgraded plumbing + valves, restored water pressure, hot water access, new glass shower walls, new exterior fiberglass windows.
Painted interior and exterior of house and garage.
Installed thick Brazilian cherry hardwood floor in kitchen, new refrigerator and dishwasher, new sink hardware, new commercial grade water filter purifier for drinking, new hot water tap.
Renovated master bathroom shower to double shower & steam room with new steam equipment, waterproofing, new drain, new fiberglass exterior window.
Concreted all crawl spaces, all areas underneath house.
Added concrete retaining walls in garden and under balcony for stability.
Replaced all galvanized steel with copper water pipes from the street side water main to house.
Undergrounded electrical power lines.
Radiant heat floors in master bathroom and hallway bathroom
Two large new gas fireplaces with glass inserts.
Gas plumbed for BBQ (no more canisters)
Installed AstroTurf lawns to be environmentally green.
Removed knob-and-tube electrical in hall bathroom and in office, updated all electrical
New kitchen hardware, new hall bathroom, new master bathroom shower and sink hardware.
Repaired double-hung windows' pulley system (leaded glass) in hall bedroom.
Installed two laundry room sinks.
Installed outdoor twinkle lights on patio outside kitchen.
Planted red maple, purple jacaranda, varieties of citrus, lavenders, hydrangeas and flowers.
New garden hoses and bibs installed for watering plus a new SMART sprinkler system which can be controlled by smart phone remotely. Installed drip irrigation to reduce water usage.
Installed centralized outdoor panel for solar inverters, PGE smart meter, solar circuit breakers.
Removed all ivy and plants touching house anywhere.
Remodeled foyer guest bathroom with new vanity, new sink & shower hardware & new toilet
New, brighter canister lights in kitchen, living room, family room, hall bathroom.
Newly painted ALL interior walls.
Sanded, stained and varnished hardwood floors and stairs after removal of old carpets.