This elegant English Tudor residence is located on one of the most sought after tree lined blocks in the prestigious St. Francis Wood neighborhood. Sun-filled, with designer grand rooms, a sweeping staircase, modern conveniences, architectural details and ocean views are just some of the features that make this home perfect for the most discerning of buyers. The generous and welcoming floor plan is perfect for the couple who likes to entertain or an active family. Enter the main floor into a spacious entryway leading to the Formal Dining and Living Rooms. Bright Chef Style eat in kitchen overlooking the grassy yard and a sizeable Powder Room complete the main floor of the home. Ascend the grand stair case to four bedrooms, a generous library or reading nook landing and two full baths on the upper level. Descend to the lower floor which includes a media center, wet bar, game area, a full bath and ample storage. This level opens to a private lush garden with a flat grassy area perfect for your weekend barbeque or children's play space.
St. Francis Woods is an exclusive neighborhood oasis that offers a surburbia flare. Private Terrace Park with newly updated playground equipment, tennis and basketball courts, and large grassy lawn is open to neighborhood residents only. Just minutes on foot to West Portal shopping and dining. Easily accessible to Downtown San Francisco and the K, L, and M muni lines. Close to 280 and 101 for commutes to Silicon Valley and locations South.
• Four Bedrooms on top floor
• Master Bedroom Suite with bay seating windows, walk in closets and bathroom with deep Jacuzzi tub
• Remodeled bathrooms: Master bath and additional bathroom on top level. Full bath on lower level and one powder room on main floor
• Formal Entry with wainscoting and crown molding
• Dramatic staircase with gorgeous towering stained glass window
• Designer Formal Living Room with Fireplace, built-in side by side cabinets-shelving
• Formal Dining Room with coved bay windows
• Modern Kitchen with breakfast island with bar seating
• Appliances including Viking range with vent, GE Dishwasher, Fridgidaire warming drawer, Subzero wine cooler and refrigerator
• The wet bar area features custom lighting, a stainless-steel sink, compact Frigidaire refrigerator and excellent counter space
• Game area with chairs, custom lighting, bay windows, walk-in closet and storage room completes the lower floor
• Newly refinished Cherrywood, on main and lower level
• Oak hardwood Flooring on upper level
• Ocean Views from the top level rear bedrooms
• Three sets of double doors, two with beveled glass details, come with the home and are stored in garage
• Double Thermos Paned Windows
• Patio with professionally landscaped garden
• Excellent storage
• Two Car detached garage
• Easy walk to West Portal
• Close to 280 and 101 freeways
• Near West Portal station - K, L, and M lines.
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- bay window(s)
- storage area(s)
- .5 Bath/Powder
- Living Room
- Dining Room
- Rec Room
- Shower and Tub
- Shower Over Tub
- Sunken Tub
- Tub in Master Bdrm
- Gas Range
- Freestanding Range
- Built-In Oven
- Self-Cleaning Oven
- Garbage Disposal
- Granite Counter
- Breakfast Area
- fenced yard
Additional Property Details
Traditional, Tudor, English
Charles F. Strothoff
Lot Square Footage:
Homeowners Association (HOA)
More About St. Francis Wood
War broke out in 1914 just as the first residential lots in St. Francis Wood were offered for sale, and it wasn’t until five years later, in 1919, that new home construction would begin to take off.
For its early residents, however, it was well worth the wait.
Here, tight restrictions on what builders could and could not do were strictly enforced. Off limits were apartment buildings, stables, saloons, and mortuaries, as were any structure that blocked a neighbor’s view or sunlight (including overhanging extensions and balconies).
What resulted were homes that, much like Pacific Heights and Presidio Heights to the north, were built to the highest standard, with no luxury spared.
Today, St. Francis Wood remains as elegant as it was first imagined, drawing discriminating yet friendly buyers who are proud to make this enclave in the City their home.
In a Word
While everything you need can be found just minutes away, the streets of St. Francis Wood themselves are purely residential.
Here, you’ll see fountains and ornate gateways, Eucalyptus shade trees and towering pines, buried utility lines (evidence that planners intended to create a distinctive home environment), and beautifully landscaped curving lanes that lead to distinguished, grand-scale homes.
John Galen Howard, the noted Beaux Arts-era architect, designed the gates at the St. Francis Boulevard/Portola Drive entry, as well as the fountain in the circular plaza on St. Francis Boulevard.
Why St. Francis Wood?
From its earliest days, St. Francis Wood was developed with the intention of designing homes that lived in harmony with the area’s natural settings. Here, large homes rest on spacious parkland (the sons of Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., the visionary behind Central Park and the public spaces at Yosemite National Park, were charged with ensuring this balance) and are loving cared for by friendly neighbors who know just how rare a gem their City neighborhood is.