Available for January, 2019 6-9 month term. Cosmopolitan home located at the summit of prestigious Pacific Heights. Unique architectural features combined with traditional San Francisco elegance. Expansive, breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the North Bay and Alcatraz from most rooms.
The large living room has high ceilings, pooled drapes on original lead-paned windows, with panoramic views from the green space of the Presidio and the Golden Gate Bridge to the North Bay. The wood-burning fireplace features a striking single black granite slab, flanked by stainless steel panels that extend to the 10-foot ceiling. Stainless steel and traditional molding continue around the room above beautiful hand-glazed walls. A Steinway grand piano is featured in one corner of the room.
The dining room features bronze mirrored walls with hand-painted tea died Chinese paper, large mullioned windows and French doors opening to a deck overlooking the garden. An exquisite crystal chandelier contributes to the room’s warm ambiance.
The kitchen is designed for those who love to cook, from floor-to-ceiling windows. The kitchen is well-appointed: an oversized center island and counters of dark Uba Tuba granite, birds-eye maple artisan cabinetry, Sub-Zero Refrigerator, Thermador double-ovens with integrated convection and micro-wave, Thermador 4-burner range and grill, two Miele dishwashers, Thermador warming drawer, and Hafele pull-out pantry system. Adjacent is a pantry with Sub-Zero freezer, Maytag washer-dryer, sink and extensive storage, including additional pull-out pantry drawers.
Adjacent to the kitchen and dining room is a light-filled breakfast room with Venetian plaster walls, travertine tile floors, bay windows overlooking the garden and a door to the deck. A large north-facing window affords views of the Golden Gate Bridge and north Bay.
Leading to the second floor from a spacious second Starke leopard-carpeted hallway and staircase is a custom plaster curved staircase with an arched leaded glass window above.
The master suite (formerly two bedrooms) enjoys spectacular views of the Bay and Golden Gate Bridge, has a cozy sitting area in front of a second wood-burning fireplace, and HIS and HER bathrooms with two generous closets. HIS dramatic bathroom was recently remodeled with pano views, extensive use of unique slab granite, a double Jacuzzi tub and two shower heads below skylights. HER bath has a steam shower and dressing area with extensive marble-top built-in cabinets and skylights.
A second light-filled bedroom with Bay windows has partial Bay views and faces the treetops and downtown cityscape. The third bedroom, currently used as an office, has oversized windows with spectacular north and east-facing views from the Golden Gate Bridge to downtown. There is a newly remodeled en-suite bathroom with separate shower and bathtub. The long hallway has a recessed, mirrored wet bar.
The lower garden level boasts a guest room and en-suite bathroom overlooking the garden. The family room, currently used as a gym with aPilates reformer, and weight bench, has floor-to-ceiling windows and doors out to the bricked perimeter garden. There is a large mirrored wet bar with small refrigerator. There is a two-car tandem garage, with space for a third car behind.
This home is three blocks from the entrance to the Presidio walking trails, several blocks’ walk to upper Fillmore, Union Street, Sacramento Street, Chestnut Street shopping and movie theatres, five-minute drive to Crissy Field.
No pets or smoking.
Please do not disturb occupants.