A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by Herbert Gray Hills, son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee, is for sale for $12.9 million. A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by the son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee is for sale for $12.9 million. […]
A Presidio Heights mansion once owned by Herbert Gray Hills, son of one of the co-founders of Hills Bros. Coffee, is for sale for $12.9 million.
The 6,385-square-foot mansion has five bedrooms and eight bathrooms, and it boasts expansive views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Presidio. It was designed in a French eclectic-style with parquet floors, muraled walls and a tendrilled wrought-iron staircase. Other features include a caretaker’s apartment, walk-in safe and an elevator.
Karen Mendelsohn Gould with Compass is the listing agent.
Hills Bros. Coffee was founded in San Francisco in 1906 by brothers Austin Herbert Hills and Reuben Wilmarth Hills I. Herbert Gray Hills was the son of Austin Herbert Hills and worked for the family company. Hills Bros. was the first to pack roasted coffee in vacuum sealed cans; the building at 2 Harrison, which was once the company’s roasting factory, is a city landmark.
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