Source: Holly Welch / Corcoran Icon Properties

William Hearst III, the media titan, grandson of company founder and icon William Randolph Hearst, and who has chaired the iconic company founded by his trailblazing grandfather, has put his stately Mill Valley mansion up for grabs with a $6.2 million price tag, a listing that has piqued the interest of high-end real estate aficionados, according to Hoodline. This isn’t just any ritzy dwelling. The Hearst heir’s mountaintop manor boasts the luxury that makes its steep asking price seem almost a bargain—especially when it’s located in one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most desirable enclaves.

The estate, nestled within a verdant 5-acre lot, promises a serene retreat surrounded by towering redwoods and sweeping panoramic views that encompass Mt. Diablo, Mt. Tam, and a picturesque angle of the bay itself, according to SF Gate. Designed by local notable Sandy Walker, the 1994 construction maximizes natural light, leveraging a striking 30-foot atrium alongside a sky-reaching 20-foot skylight that enlivens the home’s interior with California sunshine. The beauty of the design is hard to ignore, even with the resplendent natural vistas that abound.

With five bedrooms and 4.5 baths spread across an expansive 4,396 square feet of living space, the Hearst property offers more than enough room for both lavish entertaining and private leisure. The main living quarters are conveniently on the first level, featuring an en suite bath equipped with luxury amenities, including a sauna, steam shower, and soaking tub—not to mention the fireplace and separate office, all graced by wraparound decks to soak in the lush surroundings as detailed in the listing on Corcoran Icon.


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