Pacific Union Represents Last Vestige of Historic Pischel Estate

SAN FRANCISCO – (Sept. 2, 2008) – Surrounded by oak studded hills and in an exclusive area of large estates, sits a charming home originally built in the early 1900s by Australian-born ophthalmologist Kaspar M. Pischel and his wife Minna Dohrmann. The house at 18 Canyon Road in Ross was recently remodeled and enlarged and is now available to view by appointment. Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate agent Donna Goldman represents the seller. Listing price is $3,295,000.The charming Ross estate, built in 1912, was recently remodeled and enlarged and is being represented by Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate.“This is a very unique property. The existing residence is the former carriage house/barn for the 25 acre Pischel estate built in 1912, and the place where the first town fire alarm was manufactured,” said Goldman, who works exclusively through Pacific Union. The home is on a private driveway off Canyon Road and sited in a serene, sunny valley. The home has an open floor plan. Its main level includes a master bedroom suite that leads to a large outdoor area, an inviting custom-built kitchen and dining area both adjacent to the outdoors, as well as a living room with a stone fireplace, beamed ceilings and enormous doors that lead to a stone patio. Upstairs are two large bedrooms, each with their own outdoor areas overlooking the expansive surroundings. A tributary to Kittle Creek featuring ponds and rock walls runs along the site, adding to its bucolic charm and country-like setting.The large custom kitchen features a walk-in pantry, solid teak countertops, a Wolf cook top, a 48”Sub-Zero refrigerator, double Decor oven, Miele dishwasher, Sharp Microwave drawer, and a handmade tile backsplash. An outdoor cedar deck with all day sun is ideal for entertaining or simply relaxing.Additional property features include radiant heated floors in the bathrooms, air conditioning, on-demand Moritz hot water system, state of the art technologies, oversized one-car garage with plenty of storage, and landscape lighting.For more information about the property, visit, or to request a showing, contact Donna Goldman at 415.458.3500, dgoldman (at), or visit Union GMAC Real EstateSince 1975, Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate has thoughtfully matched generations of buyers and sellers throughout the entire Bay Area. Pacific Union GMAC focuses on delivering outstanding quality and unparalleled service to a full spectrum of discerning clients. Pacific Union GMAC is the only firm in California to receive a distinguished four star International Property Award in association with CNBC Europe and the London Daily Mirror for superior marketing materials and client services in the luxury marketplace. A premier, locally managed brokerage with knowledgeable, experienced real estate professionals, Pacific Union GMAC takes a leading edge to new technology applications designed to enhance the client experience. Pacific Union is a GMAC Home Services company. For more information, visit