The Home that Must Have Inspired Tony Bennett to Croon “I Left My Heart in San Francisco”
9,500 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, unobstructed views of the San Francisco skyline
We now may have more insight into what may have been Tony Bennett’s inspiration for his iconic song, “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.” An SF Bay Area home has hit the market in tony Belevedere, CA, and the home has one of the most incredible and transfixing views in the area. The home is situated on the western-most promontory of Belvedere Island with the Bay directly below and unobstructed views from Mount Tamalpais through Sausalito, the Golden Gate Bridge and the entire San Francisco skyline – this property truly exemplifies the beauty that can be found in Northern California. The home is a west-side waterfront with 5 bedrooms, 4 full and 3 half-baths in the main residence & separate 1-bedroom, 1-bath guest apartment with kitchen & living room. Large formal living & dining rooms with French door access to view-side terraces & 3 level lawn areas, intimate library with fireplace, office with built-ins and water views and a massive top-floor master suite with his and her baths and dressing areas and private view-side terrace. Five fireplaces, 3-car enclosed garage and additional parking for 7 cars, and gated access.
Note about this property: We had previously identified this home as Tony Bennett’s. It’s not, but we’re pretty sure he’d like it. Hey, it’s for sale and maybe he’ll actually buy it. We regret the error.