One of the great freedoms of yacht ownership is the ability to dive straight into the ocean from your superyacht beach club for a bracing swim at any time of day. While you may not be able to live on board year round, aquatic exercise can always be at your fingertips with these incredible urban homes which come complete with private pools
Residence 950, San Francisco
The perfect city base for a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Residence 950 is an expansive new-build estate from Troon Pacific located in the heart of San Francisco's Russian Hill community. Boasting incredible views across the bay, including East Bay Bridge, Alcatraz and the Coit Tower, the 9,500 square foot property sits in 0.36 acres of lush landscaped grounds and offers five bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms plus a carefully restored one-bedroom historic guest cottage which also houses a steam room, sauna, hot tub and massage area. The main residence has been designed to blend in with the surrounding modern architecture and features open plan living spaces, private underground parking with a turntable, gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, two bars, a wine cellar and multi-purpose space that can be easily converted into an art gallery, sports court, fitness centre, nightclub.
Outside, the estate's park-like gardens offer ample opportunities for outdoor living with an al fresco theatre area, dining area with fire, an entertaining space with firepit, wood burning pizza oven and outdoor kitchen, olive grove, lawns, water features and a large infinity pool. Residence 950 has also been designed with sustainability and security in mind and features biometric entrance gates, a Japanese Tensui water filtration system, solar panels, 12,500 gallon rain water cistern and shielded cables to protect from electromagnetic fields.
Residence 950 is listed for sale for $45 million with Troon Pacific.