Meticulously Restored Piedmont Estate

Extraordinary opportunity to own a completely renovated and updated heritage estate in an excellent Piedmont location. Designed by notable architect Albert Farr in 1926 and known as the “Hampton House,” it has been expertly modernized while preserving the home’s elegant provenance with interiors that feature stunning natural light, custom cabinetry, marble countertops, and premium fixtures, finishes and appliances throughout. Host small and large-scale gatherings with a newly renovated and expanded kitchen, impressive formal living and dining rooms, home theater, and a 2,000+ bottle wine room.

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A fabulous primary suite includes two full bathrooms, two full closets, a sunroom, and a private deck. The positioning of the house on a level, one-acre lot offers indoor/outdoor living on all three levels and all sides of the house with 19 sets of French doors facilitating effortless connection to the beautifully manicured grounds that include multiple outdoor living areas, a tennis court, and mature hedges and trees for privacy. Property includes a separate guest unit, full-service generator and well for landscape irrigation. A one-of-a-kind gem, withdrawn from the city hustle and bustle but near enough to enjoy all the Bay Area has to offer.

Estate Totals

  • 8 Beds
  • 8 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • ±11,870 Square Feet

Main Residence

  • 7 Beds
  • 7 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • ±11,225 Square Feet

Guest House

  • 1 Bed
  • 1 Full Bath
  • ±645 Square Feet

Attached 2-Car Garage

  • ±440 Square Feet

Detached 2-Car Garage

  • ±645 Square Feet

Lot

  • ±1.01 acres

Neighborhood Schools

  • Frank C. Havens Elementary
  • Wildwood Elementary
  • Piedmont Middle
  • Piedmont High

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Offered at

$16,250,000

Outstanding Features

Throughout

  • Built in 1926 by architect Albert Farr for financier and civic leader William Cavalier
  • Custom cabinetry and ceiling fixtures
  • Original oak hardwood floors refinished in 2021
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Updated cabling for hard-wired high-speed Wi-Fi access in every room

Main Level

  • Original front door and brass hardware
  • Kitchen completely renovated in 2021-2022 with marble countertops and professional grade appliances
  • Prep kitchen with built-in espresso maker, ice maker, dishwasher, and microwave
  • Dining room that seats 14+ guests
  • Living room with marble fireplace and exterior French doors that access cocktail terrace
  • Bar with marble flooring, custom glass shelving, bar refrigerator, ice maker, brass sink, and exterior doors to the terrace and back yard

Upper Level

  • Original wrought iron spiral staircase with brass finials and original rose glass skylight
  • Upper level sitting room with three sets of French glass-paneled doors that open to sweeping views of the back yard and adjacent office space
  • Spacious primary suite with two full bathrooms, two full closets, sunroom, and private deck with views of the back yard
  • Four additional bedrooms and a playroom

Lower Level

  • Light-filled gym with recessed television, ceiling fans, plumbed Elkay drinking fountain, and French doors that open to a lower patio
  • Additional bedroom, full bath, laundry room, and office/bonus space on the lower level
  • Temperature-controlled wine room with storage for 2,000+ bottles of wine
  • Home theater with custom cabinetry and built-in 75” television

Exterior

  • Detached one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest house with full kitchen (permitted, with separate address)
  • Custom motorized upper and lower gates
  • Mature, well-manicured landscaping throughout the property updated by Denise Bates, Landscape Architect
  • Updated irrigation (drip and spray)
  • Fencing around property perimeter
  • Multiple patios, terraces, and gardens for outdoor living and dining
  • Large firepit adjacent to family room and large terrace
  • Lighted tennis court with mature landscaping and fencing for privacy
  • 2-car attached garage
  • 2-car detached garage with EV outlet
  • Full-service generator and well for landscape irrigation

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Site Plan

Location

This gated estate is private and secure, and yet its coveted Piedmont location is just blocks away from Hampton Park and just a mile to Piedmont’s town center. The residential community is known for its high-ranking school district and high property value. Gracious living is a phrase that easily comes to mind when viewing the well-manicured lawns and beautifully appointed homes in the area.

PIEDMONT, CA

The charter city of Piedmont is located in Alameda County in the hills of Oakland, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. This small residential community is the gem of the East Bay, with its own high-ranking public schools, separate police and fire services, and multiple parks and outdoor landscaped areas.

Piedmont boasts many grand homes and estates. Gracious living is a phrase that easily comes to mind when viewing the well-manicured lawns and beautifully appointed homes. The city is not only known for its historic architecture but also for its high property values, low crime rates, and city-wide events including a Spring Food Fest, Summer Art Walk, Fall Harvest Festival, Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, and Annual Tree Lighting.

Close in proximity to both Oakland, San Francisco, and Berkeley with all their urban appeal and amenities, Piedmont provides the perfect balance with a distinct sense of community. Within the city’s 1.7 square-mile area, there are five city parks, multiple children’s playgrounds, lushly wooded trails, a Center for the Arts, a community pool, tennis and pickleball courts, and the best sandwich shop in the East Bay – Mulberry’s Market.