Prime Marina District location, just a few blocks from San Francisco Bay, Palace of Fine Arts, Crissy Field, Marina Green and Fort Mason. 4,100+ square foot home built in 1926 and fully remodeled retaining its old world charm.
With five formal bedrooms and four full baths, two families with children can enjoy their privacy, while sharing common spaces including the formal living room, sun room for games, media room, deck off the spacious master bedroom and pleasant back yard.
Ideal for family reunions and vacations, corporate relocations, conference attendees, or wedding parties, the spacious home is location is in one of the most convenient and desirable neighborhoods of San Francisco.
The house is WiFi enable and has three large smart HDTVs with surround sound, DirecTV's Entertainment Package including 150+ channels including all the top entertainment and news channels, plus all the major sports networks. Additionally, internet access for you to log into your own Netflix, Amazon Prime and other accounts. We also offer DVD and CD players, and am/fm stereo, plus a landline for free local calls.
Enter the ground floor foyer with spacious coat closet.
Past the 2-car tandem garage, you will find the media room with adjacent full bath. French doors open onto a patio with a dining table and chairs, two lounge chairs, and a BBQ grill. The ground floor utility room contains a second refrigerator/freezer and second washing machine/dryer set.
Up one flight of stairs you will find the main entertaining areas. Formal living room with comfortable seating area, large west-facing windows, a fireplace, baby grand piano, HD TV with surround sound, DirecTV's Entertainment Package including 150+ channels including all the top entertainment and news channels, plus all the major sports networks, internet access for Netflix and Amazon Prime, DVD and CD players, and am/fm stereo.
Adjacent dining room has a sturdy and spacious table that can be expanded with leaves to accommodate up to twelve diners. Gourmet kitchen features high-end stainless steel appliances including a Thermador Range with 4 burners and built-in griddle, Venmar hood with heat lamps, Jenn-Air double oven, Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, quiet Bosch dishwasher (installed in 2017), plus a 2-person breakfast table.
Also on this floor are two bedrooms, one full bath with shower over tub, and a sunroom stocked with family games.
Upstairs you will find the elegant 900-square foot master bedroom with jetted bathtub, double-headed shower with skylight above, his and her sinks and a separate room for the toilet. French doors open to a private deck with city views. On this floor, there are two additional bedrooms (queen and full), another full bath with shower over tub, plus a clothes washer and dryer.
Head north 1 ½ blocks and you’ll find San Francisco Bay. Stroll down to see the boats of the Marina, walk on groomed paths or the sandy beaches of Crissy Field where you’ll see the best kite boarders and wind surfers playing in the water. On calmer days you’re more likely to spot a sea lion bobbing in the surf. Continue to historic Fort Point at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge, just two miles west, where surfers hang out when conditions are right. or take the more rigorous hiking paths up the hill to walk across the iconic bridge itself. This part of the Presidio houses many entertaining public venues including Planet Granite climbing gym, Batter’s Box batting cages and House of Air trampoline park. Don’t miss the swans, turtles and other wildlife abundant in the pond adjacent to the 100+-year-old Neo Classical Palace of Fine Arts, one of the city’s most popular and picturesque photo backdrops, just two blocks from the house.
Head south four blocks and you’ll find yourself in the heart of the Marina’s commercial center-- Chestnut Street-- packed with lively restaurants, cafes, and boutiques. The neighborhood’s dining establishments are varied and abundant. Breakfast options range from Starbucks, Peets Coffee, and Noah’s Bagels to Le Marais for fancy espresso drinks and French pastries, or the popular Home Plate diner. Casual lunch options include designing your own gourmet salad at Pluto’s or The Plant Café Organic, grabbing a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich at Blue Barn or selecting a sustainably harvested ahi tuna poke bowl at Pacific Catch. For dinner you can enjoy a picture of Margaritas and Mexican fare while people watching from the sidewalk seating area at Tacolicious, or opt for world class Southern Italian Cuisine and wine parings at A-16.
Chestnut Street still boasts two independently owned neighborhood movie houses, the Presidio and Marina Theatres. There’s a small but well-stocked grocery store and a separate high quality meat market in case you’d rather pick up supplies to cook at home, an Apple Store, and a 24-hour Walgreens Pharmacy conveniently located just 5 blocks from the house. Other nightlife options within easy walking distance range from dive bars to wine bars to live music venues.
On Sunday mornings head west ½ mile to the Fort Mason Organic Farmers’ Market where you can buy prepared foods to eat on the spot, or pick up the finest quality local produce, meats and seafood, bread, produce and condiments to make your own picnic or transform into a gourmet dinner. It’s a great place to pick up some local honey or olives to bring home as a souvenir. This location is also home to a diverse range of food trucks, accompanied by live music at Off the Grid every Friday evening from June through September.
Continue in his direction and you’ll find Aquatic Park, Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach, Pier 39, the Exploratorium, and the Ferry Building. San Francisco lends itself to being explored on foot, but it’s easy to drive or use public transit or ride-sharing services to reach other top sites incuding SFMOMA and the Palace of the Legion of Honor Art Museums, Golden Gate Park, (where you’ll find the California Academy of Sciences, the DeYoung Museum, the Conservatory of Flowers, Botanical Gardens, and the Japanese Tea Garden), Coit Tower, curvy Lombard Street, and Ocean Beach.