2510 Jackson Street
Offered at $12,500,000
This magnificent mansion reflects the refined aesthetics of an earlier century, while an extensive renovation by the outstanding architectural and design firm of Thierry Despont of New York who has enhanced the residence with the most luxurious elements and state-of-the-art amenities for 21st century living. With its enviable address in the heart of Pacific Heights, stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay from the uppermost level invite the ‘best of The City’ inside. The exceptionally flexible 4-level floorplan offers a range of accommodations that open up the imagination, while a total of 7 fireplaces enhance the ambience at every turn. Formal rooms on the main level boast grand entertainment spaces that evoke ballroom dancing and candlelit banquets – all catered by a tremendous chef’s kitchen. The home’s 7 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, plus 2-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom apartment on the lower level provide personal comfort and peaceful respites for family members, guests, and staff alike.
Concealed from the street by a natural screen of mature trees, the Italianate façade is embellished by arched windows and wrought iron grille work. Introducing the home’s manorial proportions is a grand entrance salon that presents time-honored elements found throughout the main areas including integrally colored Venetian plaster walls, blonde oak flooring, deeply layered moldings, and elegant earlier-era millwork. Framed by fluted Corinthian columns, a graceful main staircase flows to the upper levels, while a convenient elevator allows for easy access to all four floors. The parlor, which boasts a stunning carved marble fireplace, segues into a vast ballroom lined with tall glass doors that open out to a front terrace for dancing under the stars. The banquet-sized formal dining room contributes quiet grandeur with its marble fireplace and tall windows opening to a balconette and terrace. A swinging door opens to the fully-equipped butler’s pantry, which leads into the tremendous gourmet kitchen with leaded glass-front cabinetry and center island – all topped by expanses of extra-thick Carrara marble, and restaurant-quality appliances. A dedicated office and powder room round out the main-level accommodations.
Accessed by two stairways and the elevator, the third and fourth levels of the home include four bedroom suites, highlighted by the spacious master suite, which enjoys direct elevator access, two fully customized, walk-in closets, and a spa-inspired bathroom complete with steam shower and sauna. Three additional bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a cherry-paneled library add to the upper-level amenities. Topping it all off is the dramatic viewing room on the fourth level, which presents picture-perfect vistas of the San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge.
The lower-most level of the home – accessed by a service stairwell and through the 4-car attached garage – is ideal for staff quarters. The accommodations include a living area, kitchen, two bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a powder room. Also featured is a large storage room with workspace, as well as a laundry room with dual service facilities.
Rounding out the home’s appeal is its desirable location in the prestigious Pacific Heights – directly across from Alta Plaza Park – and just moments to some of the finest boutique dining and shopping in San Francisco.