Considered the twin city to Portofino, Belvedere exudes history, culture, and sophistication. Since the 1890s, San Franciscan elites have escaped the fog to enjoy extraordinary weather and magnificent views, of which 140 Bella Vista boasts the finest. With breathtaking views from most every room, this grand home is strolling distance to an exclusive downtown with 2 world class yacht clubs, fine dining, and the San Francisco ferry.
Expand your horizons with a home that inspires from room to room, one glorious vista to the next. Positioned on a crest of Belvedere Island, the sweeping views overlook Belvedere Cove, Angel Island, Old St. Hilary's, the Corinthian and San Francisco Yacht Clubs and the Bay Bridge. Imagine entertaining on a beautiful evening with views that rival Portofino while boats, birds and seals bob gently over the waves.
Exhale as you step through one of a majestic row of seven grand arched French doors onto your own private stone terrace. Reimagined by esteemed Architect Geddes Ulinskas, the open floor plan with cathedral ceilings resonates classic European charm, while natural light warms the space throughout. The large chef’s kitchen is equipped with deluxe European appliances and perfect indoor-outdoor flow, inviting you to share a cappuccino while watching a spectacular sunrise on the terrace. A welcoming grand primary suite provides a cozy retreat, with a spa-like bath featuring an extra-large bathtub and separate shower. Nearby, a large walk-in closet is ready for your finest garb with custom organizers. Enjoy awe-inspiring views from your expansive office. Take an interlude from calls and meetings on your private balcony or end the day with an old-fashioned in front of the fireplace. On the next level, find three exquisitely appointed bedrooms, one of which can be used as a second primary suite; the other two connect with a jack-and-jill study.
The 810 sq ft legal ADU is a versatile bonus space with 1.5 baths, living room, wet bar and bedroom overlooking the shimmering bay. In the backyard, enjoy terraces for dining al fresco on warm summer nights or watching the sunset while lounging around the firepit, or play a game of catch on the lush level lawn!
Relish being just minutes from downtown Tiburon’s acclaimed restaurants such as Michael Mina's Bungalow Kitchen, wine bars, boutiques, and the SF Yacht Club. Enjoy easy access to local schools, parks, and incredible amenities at Tiburon Peninsula Club and Belvedere Tennis Club where both clubs offer tennis courts, pools, fitness center summer camps and a variety of recreation for all ages. The town’s summer festivals bring diverse enjoyment for all while the nearby ferries to SF are conveniently accessible. Significant seismic and drainage improvements throughout as well as the addition of SMART features.
Call Marcia Skall or Jennifer Glassman for more details about this gorgeous property.