Luxury Real Estate: New owners get an eyeful tenfold with this exquisite estate on a cul-de-sac, in a nice neighborhood in Northern California. This $48-million dwelling at 440 Golden Gate Ave, is a fully rebuilt historic-landmark home with more than 9,000 square feet of living space, is in Marin County's Belvedere Tiburon. The priceless view from this place includes the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, and a harbor with two yacht clubs.
From the sweeping staircase to the marble fireplaces to the ornate Corinthian columns to the mind-boggling decadent master's quarters, the architecture and décor are meticulously exact. There is a wraparound veranda, a deck and a swimming pool. The landscaping and ornate stone art frame the property artfully.
There also is a two-car garage, a guesthouse, staff quarters, and a two-car garage. The main residence has five bedrooms and six full baths. While the décor and design are classic 19th century, the gourmet kitchen and wiring is 100 percent 21st century friendly.
Neighbors: Population of Belvedere Tiburon is just over 13,000; income per household, in more than 30 percent of community households, is greater than $200,000.