Actor Nicolas Cage has paid $9,400,000 to purchase a 4,571-square-foot, vintage mansion at the top of San Francisco's Russian Hill, according to public records.
In a Big Time Listings exclusive, we can report that Cage, 43, purchased the mansion at 898 Francisco Street in San Francisco. This is just the latest of many real-estate holdings that Cage has, as we reported late last month. That item reported that Cage also owns two houses in Las Vegas, multiple properties in Los Angeles (including a Bel-Air mansion that he has listed for $35 million), a place in New York, and at least one place in New York, according to public records.
In San Francisco, the mansion that Cage bought was built in 1914 and for many years was the home of sculptor Haig Patigian, according to listing information. The Tudor-style mansion has intricate molding, leaded glass ceiling panels, carved wood arches, an ornate faux-ivoire mantelpiece in the library, leaded glass windows in the library, a living room with open wood beam ceilings and intricately carved wainscoting, a formal dining room with leaded glass windows and wood beam ceilings, and a remodeled kitchen with bay views, two stoves, two separate sinks, Snaidero cabinets, Corian countertops and a circular black granite breakfast counter, according to listing information. Other features include a grand staircase with a hand-painted trompe l'oeil mural along the walls up the stairs, and a master suite with a faux-bois gentleman's dressing roomm and a lady's dressing room with cedar-lined drawers, hand-crafted birch cabinets, a separate walk-in shoe pantry, a window seat and a marble vanity counter, according to listing information. The master suite also has two baths and an adjoining room with built-in shelves and cabinets that could be used either as a study or as a master sitting room, according to listing information. In total, the mansion has two fireplaces.
Check out the mansion's listing sheet here.
This is the second residence in San Francisco that Cage has owned over the years. He previously had owned a Victorian-style house at 1945 Franklin Street in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, which his Hancock Park Real Estate Trust quietly sold in 2005 for $3 million, according to public records. He had bought that house in 1998, according to public records. Check out that house's listing sheet here.