A Colonial Revival mansion originally built by the Ghirardelli Chocolate family in the Bay Area is back on the market for $5.48 million.
Located at 636 Highland Avenue, Piedmont, CA, the seven-bedroom and five-and-a-half bath home spans 6,479 square feet and includes a two-car garage with a guest house perched above it.
The home, rich with San Francisco history, features impressive architectural details, elegant windows and attractive box beam ceilings in each room. Grand living rooms and an expansive gourmet kitchen with a center island offers entertainment opportunities on a grand scale.
The East Bay mansion is surrounded by lush gardens and a gorgeous rose bushes.
While historic, the home features amenities to accommodate modern needs.
“The Ghirardelli estate has many exquisite and functionally ideal spaces for today’s lifestyle,” listing agent Debbi DiMaggio of the DiMaggio & Betta Group said in an email. “Over the garage is a two-room ADU