Bolinas, California is an unincorporated coastal neighborhood in Marin County identified for its reclusive residents. It’s only accessible by way of unmarked roads; any highway signal alongside State Route that factors the best way into city has been torn down by native residents, to the purpose the place county officers provided a poll measure to which the voters responded by stating a desire for no extra indicators. Not like close by cities reminiscent of Sausalito and Mill Valley, Bolinas has no web site, a lot much less a chamber of commerce.
Reclusion is a part of the city’s attraction. Its inhabitants, which numbers fewer than 2,000, tends in direction of gray-haired hippies, surfers and tech and film gazillionaires who crave privateness.
Now an particularly notable home in Bolinas is for sale for $16 million. 99 Brighton Avenue has a wealthy historical past: if partitions might discuss, this rock and roll sanctuary would inform limitless fascinating tales. The guitar-shaped pool says all of it.
As soon as the house of rock legend Grace Slick, the home was inbuilt 1920. Through the Nineteen Twenties it served as a bathhouse, a on line casino, a ballroom and a teahouse. Through the Nineteen Sixties, the home belonged to the household of Susie Tompkins Buell, the co-founder of Esprit de Corp and The North Face. She mentioned that dwelling there instilled in her a profound love of nature.
Within the heyday of West Coast rock and roll, Jerry Garcia and Grace Slick jammed right here. Throughout her tenure, Grace Slick designed a guitar-shaped pool with gold and copper mosaic shimmery tiles and solar and moon motifs. There may be additionally a bronze dolphin by Marin sculptor Peter Bishop Allen, which seems to be rising from the water.
A particular stone entry archway with keystone, crafted by artisan Doug Bryant of A Misplaced Artwork Stonework, marks the entry to a the four-bedroom, four-bath home has 4,074 sq. toes of dwelling area instantly on the seashore. The inside is vibrant with pure gentle, with ocean vistas throughout. The principle dwelling space has a hearth, cathedral ceilings with uncovered trusses, wooden paneling, and heat hardwood flooring. The chef’s kitchen has a farmhouse sink and a six-burner fuel vary. The decrease stage has a media room and an outsized moist bar for entertaining. All three lower-level en-suite bedrooms are peaceable with ocean views. There may be additionally a sauna on this stage.
Multi-level limestone patios carry the California ultimate of indoor/out of doors dwelling. With its historical past, location, and stylish allure, that is the soul of California Dreamin