Calling all chocolate lovers, the Ghirardelli Mansion is officially for sale and could be the closest thing to Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory that's out there!
The beautiful Colonial Revival style mansion was built for the Ghirardelli family in 1911 by the Milwain Brothers. Featuring impressive architectural details, ornate windows, box beam ceilings throughout, stunning living spaces, and lush surrounding grounds - this is one for the books.
Spanning 6,479 square feet, the central Piedmont home is just a short walk to Piedmont Park, Witter Sports Complex, and Dracena Park. Also nearby are Piedmont's top-rated schools, K-12, the Piedmont Community Center, Piedmont Community Church, Mulberry's Market, Piedmont City Hall, and so much more.
Starting with the incredible gourmet kitchen worthy of a chocolatier... or even Willy Wonka himself. Note the huge fridge and freezer, large center-island with stove top, and side wet bar. The perfect space for entertaining.
Moving towards the back of the house where a dream fireside work space is located just steps from the back patio and garden.
Plus more room to work from upstairs:
Picture your holiday dinners in this grand dining room:
636 Highland Avenue boasts seven bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms... fireplace at your toes? Check!
Beautiful and spacious living spaces that flood with lots of natural light can be found throughout.
The home also features a lovely private guest house above the two-car garage.
As for the grounds... the entire home is surrounded by lovely, lush gardens, and gorgeous rose bushes. Enjoy plentiful patio space, an impressive outdoor fireplace, a fountain, and more out back.
In the words of Willy Wonka, "Don’t forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he wanted…. he lived happily ever after.” And happily ever after is exactly what this home provides. Check out the full listing here!
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