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California 'Flintstone House' is on the market for $4.2 million

September 3, 2015

One of the most recognized and beloved homes in the Bay Area is for sale. The Flintstone House!!Flintstone HouseYabba dabba doo! California's well-known 'Flintstone House' is on the market. The 2,370-square-foot home sits on a hilltop overlooking Interstate 280 just outside San Francisco. The 39-year-old, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is listed at $4.2 million. "Many of you have seen this house from Highway 280 for years. Your curiosity will be satisfied when you see the great photos," listing agent Judy Meuschke said in a Sept. 1 Facebook post. The house was designed by architect William Nicholson and built in 1976. The home became informally known as the "Flintstone House," a nod to the cartoon sitcom about a family that lived during the Stone Age. The quirky home was was also called the "Barbapapa House" in the 1970s, according to Curbed San Francisco.Flintstone House 2Meuschke told NBC Bay Area that the asking price is "pretty good price for a landmark." She said the owner chose to remain anonymous and has lived in the home for 19 years. "You can see by her artwork and her furnishings and the things she collected that she loved this place," she told NBC.