275 Shipley is a rare home of lofty, industrial elegance situated on a huge, forested lot. It’s fascinating origin story began as two earthquake cottages, brought together now as a luxurious compound in a dynamic city location. Thoughtfully designed, with every amenity, and the clever use of elemental natural materials, result in a residence at one with its verdant surroundings. Its current owners, scientists, designed this environment to support a life dedicated to innovation. Possessed of a muscular beauty, with spa-like detailing, unprecedented privacy and robust work at home options, this high-performance home is dedicated to exploration, work and play. A tailored cedar-clad facade gives way to an expansive open plan, integrated to forge culinary adventures and gatherings with indoor outdoor access, a huge sliding wall opening to the deck and exotic gardens. The impressive scale is anchored by dual lounge areas, hardwood flooring, soaring ceilings all surrounding a stunning chefs’ kitchen. The floating stair of forged steel leads to three bedrooms, two luxurious baths whose finishes of natural stone, jewel-like mosaic echo the woodland setting. The primary suite, a custom-made oasis of calm with private deck, walk-in closet, heated floors, vessel tub is embraced by lush vegetation. A full basement for multiple potential use: media, workshop, office and storage, also accesses the gardens. The two-car side by side garage incorporates an impressive gym, workshop area and storage. City center amenities are close by: SFMOMA, Yerba Buena Gardens, Moscone Center, Sales Force Gardens, Civic Center Tech hub, Union Square, dining and night life, plus easy access to the freeway south. You will never see anything like this!