Donald Hensman of Buff, Straub & Hensman built this 1-bedroom pavilion for himself in 1975 and it is on the market after an impeccable renovation.

A look back at our five favorite real estate listings from 2013.

Designed by SF-based Handel Architects, the complex holds 754 units in four towers, and is located in the newly up-and-coming mid-Market neighborhood, nestled between tech giants like Twitter and Spotify.

The Sea Ranch– the iconic '60s planned oceanfront community north of San Francisco– has ten open houses this weekend. Here are three standouts worth visiting on Saturday, December 28 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

The gleaming new condo project Linea— on a site previously occupied by a gas station– is almost finished and expected to be ready for occupancy at the beginning of March.

It's not being marketed as a "retirement home." but this handsomely reconditioned Post & Beam is also a place to retire with style and dignity, high up in the Hollywood Hills. Open on Sunday, June 23 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Take a tour of new homes with minimalist details and open floor plans, open on Sunday, October 28th– minimalist enough to make you throw out everything you own and start over.

Over at the border of Albany and Berkeley, Sean Gaston and Jim Jewell– the team behind Bee Renovated– have been busy. Their latest project is the rescripting of a 1920's house that had been lived in by the same family since the early '50s and came with a local story of its own. It's open on Sunday.

One of San Francisco's best small houses is on the market and open this Sunday. A great example of living in small spaces with high design, this 1-bed, 1.5-bath was designed for a couple that spends much of their time in Berlin, but it's not just a pied-à-terre– it's a fully functioning house for two.

Inspired by LA architect Bernard Zimmerman's early-60s Altschuler/Greenberg house in Sherman Oaks, we searched for classic modernist white boxes open this weekend and narrowed it down to two versions. With pools.

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