As you know, there is a contest for everything, even, it seems, private residence clubs. The Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco has snagged the #1 ranking for Best Private Residence Club in North America from the 2012 Fractional Life Awards. The award is designed to recognize the best all around fractional residence based on location and amenities. What’s so great about Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square? Easy — Ghirardelli square and the restoration of a former chocolate factory. That’s right, the residences are in the once world-renowned chocolate factory where the dark magic was once created and packaged.
“It’s a top location and a stylish conversion of a former chocolate factory, combine with great amenities to make this a superb development,” said the judges.
With 53 unique and exclusive one-, two- and three-bedroom residences, Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square provides owners with the luxury of a second home to visit with family and friends or the ability to entertain business clients in the comfort of their own home. In addition to hassle-free living in one of America’s favorite cities, owners can also exchange into over 100 Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel hotels, resorts and residential properties worldwide. It’s fractional ownership with definite perks starting at $158,000 — not even kidding. I have talked to a Dallas resident who owns one of these units and is pleased as punch: his son lives in the Bay area and he has a home when he visits.
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