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Iconic fantasy home featured in 2001 movie sells for nearly $9 million


SAN FRANCISCO (CROWN) – The San Francisco villa featured in the 2001 movie The Princess Diaries is on the market for $8.9 million, according to the listing page.

The 4,554-square-foot home, located at 2601 Lyon St., was put on the market Monday with Compass Real Estate. The multimillion-dollar home has 12 rooms, including four bedrooms and three bathrooms, spread over three floors.

There’s also an elevator, multiple balconies and a rooftop garden with panoramic views of the surrounding city and San Francisco Bay, according to listing agent Steve Mouramihalis’ description.

Pacific Heights Mansion was featured in the 2001 Disney film The Princess Diaries, where it stood in for the fictional Grove High School attended by future princess Mia Thermopolis (Anne Hathaway).

one memorable scene from the movie was filmed on the front steps as Mia is swarmed by paparazzi at school after news of her royal parentage leaked.

The home last sold in June 2009 for $6,399,500. Mouramihalis said the previous owner of the house was former San Francisco Giants owner Bob Lurie.

The property was put back on the market last Monday. As of Friday, the listing price remained at $8,900,000, according to Compass Real Estate.

According to the real estate agency, the house was built 100 years ago in 1923. It is located on the eastern edge of the Presidio wall and is about a 15-minute walk from the Palace of Fine Arts.


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