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Presented by Black Book InternationalBlack Book International is an elite brokerage whose clients are among the world’s wealthiest real estate investors. The firm is rapidly expanding throughout California with offices in San Francisco, the East Bay, and Beverly Hills. Douglas Manful, the company’s founder and CEO, brings more than twenty years of experience to the business, having overseen real estate transactions in excess of $1 billion. Douglas specializes in luxury residential and commercial real estate, as well as property management and private loan facilitation. Black Book International’s excellent reputation and long-standing personal relationships are the foundation of its success. Thus, the firm has developed an impressive network of contacts around the world.

Pacific Heights Grand Mansion

The Pacific Heights Grand Mansion is a newly-renovated 24,000-square-foot residence featuring a 22-car garage. While keeping the Mansion’s old-world charm and elegance, every room has been crafted for modern comfort and will, nevertheless, take your breath away. The estate spans five floors, offering multiple kitchens, nine bedrooms, ten bathrooms and five powder rooms, as well as a private apartment with its own entrance. The mansion’s exquisite living room, the 2,500-square-foot master suite and the rooftop each showcase stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Notable features include an HD golf simulator room, a home gym with glass walls overlooking a basketball court, a yoga studio with spa and massage rooms and a 1,500-bottle wine cellar. Offered exclusively for private sale

1409 Sutter Street, San Francisco

The Mansion on Sutter, formerly the Payne Mansion, is a 12-room boutique hotel. In keeping with its historical Victorian character, the entire hotel has been remodeled and restored to its previous stature.  Upon entering the hotel you will be immediately drawn to the painstakingly restored Victorian-era woodwork, polished marble flooring and period art and antiques. Common areas include a restaurant and bar, gourmet kitchen, fitness facility and plans for an additional speakeasy. Each hotel room features a unique design and stunning décor. Since its complete renovation in 2018, the Mansion on Sutter is quickly emerging as the jewel of the neighborhood.

940 Reliez Station Lane, Lafayette

The former Henry J. Kaiser residence is a sprawling, gated estate on 11 flat acres. Among breathtaking park-like grounds, this impressive property lies in the heart of the city of Lafayette, California. The estate presents a 13,000-square-foot primary home with mid-century modern character and a 6,000-square-foot guest residence. Offering expansive spaces for both formal and casual living, the home features an exercise room with dry and steam saunas, two pool sites, a tennis court, various workshops and multiple garages that accommodate more than 20 cars. Offered at $18,000,000

3130 Blackhawk Meadow Drive, Danville

Behind double security gates and a winding private lane, this 25-acre resort in Blackhawk Country Club is a secluded oasis. Beautiful ponds and waterfalls lead to a six-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bathroom, 9,000-square-foot estate featuring a grand foyer and sweeping staircase, as well as a gourmet kitchen with commercial-quality fixtures and finishes. The compound also boasts a theater room, studio and gym overlooking a stunning wooded setting. The home has been renovated with many custom features, bespoke materials and unmatched craftsmanship displayed throughout. A two-bedroom guest residence, as well as a sports court, pool and spa, multiple garages, workshops and a caretaker unit, are among the numerous spectacular features of the estate. Offered exclusively for private sale


Presented by Black Book International

A full-service brokerage firm specializing in luxury residential and commercial real estate, property management and private loan facilitation. Built upon a foundation of long term client relationships, BBI clients uniquely benefit from our comprehensive network of national and international connections and our extraordinary access to a wealth of private equity.