Open House Obsession: Luxury Renovation in Cow Hollow, $3M


Where: 3218 Buchanan Street, Cow Hollow
When: Sunday, July 27 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Asking: $2.995M
What: Once ordinary, now exceptional, this 2-story, 3-bed, 3-bath house in the flats of Cow Hollow has been so completely overhauled by designer Jean-Pierre Berthy you’d never know the original structure dates back to 1906. In addition to two bedrooms, the upper level holds the kitchen, living and dining areas in one large entertaining space:

There are great design details in all three baths. Below, one view of the master bath:

On the ground floor, along with the third bedroom and bath there’s a spacious media/sitting area open to the garden– probably our favorite spaces in the house:

The floorplan, flexible enough that uses can be interchanged:

What’s not to love about this roof deck?

Sign of the Times: Always looking at the financial upside, developers of premium, luxury properties and renovations are moving onto blocks they never would have considered before– so while this is Cow Hollow, it’s at the neighborhood’s northern edge, just off busy Lombard Street. Below, the front of the house.

More: Go to the agent’s dedicated site at for more images, and for more about the designer and his work.