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Robin Williams’ Iconic San Francisco Estate Is Listed for $25M

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Robin Williams’ Iconic San Francisco Estate Is Listed for $25M

The landmark San Francisco home where legendary comedian and actor Robin Williams once lived is on the market for $25 million.

The Italian Renaissance-style estate is owned by Williams’ second wife Marsha Garces Williams, who is looking to downsize. The late actor and comedic icon purchased the home with his then-wife in 1991, and the couple raised their three children there.

Situated on a walled and gated lot in San Francisco’s tony Sea Cliff neighborhood, the noteworthy property was built in 1926—a decade before the construction of architect Earle B. Bertz’s landmark Golden Gate Bridge.

Today, the bridge can be spotted in nearly every room of the three-story house. In fact, the home’s panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay and the Marin Headlands are a major selling point of this prized property.

The Golden Gate Bridge can be seen from nearly every room of the house.(

The Golden Gate Bridge can be seen from nearly every room of the house. (

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Imagine gazing at the San Francisco Bay from the balcony of your home. (

Spread across nearly 10,600 square feet, the house retains many original architectural touches.

“Marsha and Robin Williams took the house down to the studs and rebuilt it in the early ’90s, updating all the major systems,” says listing agent Steven Mavromihalis. “However, they took great pains to preserve the rare and valuable building materials used in 1926, which are simply no longer available in the construction of modern homes.”

Indeed, the impeccably designed home, which was modeled after a Tuscan villa, has been well maintained over the years.

The main entry is anchored by a grand staircase covered in period-appropriate terra cotta tile and a wrought iron railing. Intricately carved crown molding, vaulted ceilings, and marble detailing are found throughout the property.

The bespoke kitchen is equipped with a La Cornue range and other high-end appliances, custom cabinets with handcrafted wood inlay, and a butler’s pantry.

The primary suite, one of six bedrooms in the house, features a postcard-worthy view of the Golden Gate Bridge; custom, Japanese built-in vanities; a platform tub; and a separate, walk-in shower.

Additional interior amenities include a media room, fitness studio, sauna, wet bar, wine cellar, and (if home security is of the utmost importance) multiple panic rooms with walk-in safes.

Verdant lawns surround the home, and the private grounds include a dining patio with a barbecue, fire pit, and several other seating areas.


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The Sea Cliff neighborhood is a quiet, bayside enclave known for its beautiful homes and breathtaking views. Famous past and present residents include Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, and actress Sharon Stone.

The area is within walking distance of Baker Beach, China Beach, a golf course, numerous hiking trails, and the Legion of Honor art museum, along with restaurants and shops.

Before his tragic death in 2014, Williams owned two additional properties in Northern California: a home in Tiburon, CA, which sold for $5.3 million in 2020, and a 653-acre Napa Valley estate named Villa Sorriso, which means “House of Smiles.”