Janet Feinberg Schindler Presents:
Pacific Heights Garden Home with Golden Gate Views - $5,700,000
Lot Size: 35’ x 137.5’
Built: c. 1900
Approx. sq.ft: 6,000
Abstract: Rare Offering: Grand Victorian home with exquisite architectural details and Golden Gate views situated on an extra-large lot. This exceptional home offers a floor plan perfect for today’s lifestyle: The principal rooms on the main level flow to the stunning, walk-out garden. There are 6 bedrooms, four and a half baths, kitchen-family room plus an upstairs family room, office, walk-out garden, wine room, workshop/potting area, storage, 2-car tandem garage.
Description: Main Floor: Enter into a spacious foyer which sets the tone for the exquisite architectural elements to follow. The foyer features a charming window seat, decorative stained- glass windows, egg and dart crown moldings, Doric columns and hardwood floors. A graceful staircase leads to the central parlor or landing with a focal fireplace faced with a beautifully carved surround graced with Ionic pilasters and celadon green tiles. To the right, across the front of the home, the formal living room presents an elegant scale punctuated by a marble-faced fireplace, recessed lights and hardwood floors. The formal dining room is situated at the opposite side of the foyer and features plate rail molding, beamed ceiling, a fireplace, and a handsome built-in hutch with miniature Corinthian columns and glass-faced cabinets. French doors lead to the family room which opens to the walk-out garden. The large, adjacent kitchen is open to the family room and is equipped with granite counters and a center island, gas cook-top with marble backsplash, double ovens and two sinks. There is both counter seating and a delightful, built-in dining nook with magnificent garden views. The beautifully landscaped garden forms the focal point for the rear of the home which opens through French doors directly to a beautiful wood deck and level garden beyond – a rarity! Completing this level is a laundry room, a powder room, a large butler’s pantry and rear stairs which lead to the second floor.
Second Floor: There are 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a family room on the 2nd level. The west-facing bedroom has Golden Gate and bay views. This large room features a marble-faced fireplace with decorative surround and a period ensuite bath with claw-foot tub, separate stall shower, and marble-topped sink. The sunny, south-facing 2nd bedroom is adjacent to a full bath with a shower over tub, and a marble vanity inset with a porcelain sink. The third bedroom provides lovely garden views and a walk out deck overlooking the garden. Completing this floor is a wonderful family room with tall wainscoting, hardwood floors and garden-view window seats which flank a center fireplace. An ensuite nook is fitted as a home office.
Third Floor: There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths on the 3rd level. The sublime master suite comprises the west side of the top floor. This magnificent room features panoramic Golden Gate and bay views, soaring ceilings and a large sitting area with built-in bookcase. The marble, ensuite master bath has dual walk-in closets, a glass-enclosed stall shower, and double sinks bordering a dressing table. The fifth bedroom has lovely bay views and the sixth bedroom has garden outlooks. Off the hall, there is an additional marble bath with shower over tub and Golden Gate and bay views.
Garage level: The garage can accommodate two cars in tandem. There is substantial extra storage on this level. At the back of the garage, a large room makes an excellent wine cellar. In addition, there is a workshop/potting area equipped with a sink and this room also provides access to the garden. A convenient flight of stairs leads from the garage to the kitchen and there is also a separate door which leads directly to the foyer. Concrete foundation and many updated systems.
Disclosure package available upon request which includes pre-sale pest and contractor’s inspections.
Neighborhood: Coveted Pacific Heights location conveniently located just a few blocks away from the boutiques, restaurants and cafes on Union Street and, a little further, those on Chestnut Street. In the opposite direction, there is chic Fillmore Street with its delightful mix of shops and restaurants and Alta Plaza Park. Several of the city’s finest private schools are within a few blocks. Pacific Heights is considered one of the most scenically privileged locations in the world. It is bordered to the west by a mature forest of pine, cypress and eucalyptus trees which the army began planting in the Presidio in the 1880’s. To the north is Crissy Field, originally a rich salt marsh at the bay’s edge and now a wildlife sanctuary. Just beyond is the bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin Headlands. All are protected sites within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, one of the largest urban national parks in the world.
To Show: Shown by appointment only with exclusive listing agent.
Exclusive Listing Agent: Janet Feinberg Schindler, 415.296.2211