Nicolas Cage's former Gothic home in San Francisco is an historical gem
The Tudor Revival home was built for Armenian sculptor Haig Patigian in 1914 – and overlooks Alcatraz
In the dizzying heights of San Francisco, an historic 105-year-old Gothic Tudor estate once owned by actor Nicolas Cage has returned to the market at $10.95 million.
The actor purchased the 6,305-square-foot San Francisco property in 2007. He reportedly paid $9.4 million for the home in 2006, only to sell at a loss in July 2008 for $7.7 million.
Built in 1914 for celebrated sculptor Haig Patigian and located in the city’s Russian Hill neighborhood, the home features exceptional views from every floor.
What's more, there’s plenty of visual splendor to admire inside the property, as well.
Take a tour below – and when you're done, hop on over to our page dedicated to the world's best homes for more.
The period home spans four floors, all with spectacular views of San Francisco Bay.
Inside, there's an open-plan main floor which includes a large foyer with a classic staircase, formal living area, dining room, grand library, powder room and a large kitchen-diner which connects to the two-door garage.
Gothic stonework adorns the exterior, and some of the many architectural features inside include stained glass windows, ornate molding and custom fireplaces.
In the 1990s, Nicolas Kim Coppola, known professionally as Nicolas Cage, starred in in many highly acclaimed movies, even winning an Oscar for his portrayal of Ben Sanderson in the 1996 blockbuster Leaving Las Vegas.
By the early 2000’s, the actor had invested millions of his dollars into real estate holdings.
In 2006 he also bought an island in the Bahamas, a manor in Rhode Island, castles in England and Germany, and the infamous LaLaurie mansion in New Orleans.
It is often reported that the LaLaurie mansion, once owned by Marie Delphine MacCarthy Blanque LaLaurie, is one of the 'most haunted houses in America.' The original mansion was set ablaze in 1834 and rebuilt after her departure from New Orleans.
The property is priced at $10.95 million with the additional separate offer of an adjacent 40 x 60 ft. lot which, if purchased with the home is on offer for $3 million.
The listing agent is Mark Allan Levinson of Compass Realty, San Francisco, California.
Thanks to TopTenRealEstateDeals for letting us share this home.
Where does Nicolas Cage live?
In 2007, Nicolas Cage purchased Midford Castle in Somerset, England.
Shortly after selling his German castle, the actor also put his homes in Rhode Island, Louisiana, Nevada, and California, as well as a $7 million island in the Bahamas, on the market.
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