My favorite small house of the week. Take a look at this great remodel and Telegraph Hill.
Feast your eyes on this double-wide lot home that was built a few years ago. Modern, steel-framed constriction on a spectacular lot make for views in…well…every room! Even doing the dishes is fun: Practicality combines with views galore.
That said, the insights into how the 2x successful startup owners live everyday is also fascinating. This home is well-announced, spacious, filled with subtle and not-so-subtle luxury details. On the market for $7M. Listed with Payton Stiewe. You’re more than invited to use my buyer-representation services here!
1687 Alabama promises to be a hot, hot, hot property with its chic renovation of a typical two-level San Francisco home that really shows off the possibilities
Jim Hurley and Vanguard are known for their renovations (biased opinion acknowledged). But in this case Jim and his development partners have outdone themselves by turning a run-of-the-mill Bernal Heights home on Alabama Street (just up the block from Precita Park) at the base of Bernal’s North Slope into a demonstration piece showcasing the fullest potential for San Francisco’s classical homes.
The finishes are quality, the modern aesthetic shines. Sure there are wood floors, a kitchen with an island, bathrooms and bedrooms and even a skylight. But it’s the execution that sets this home apart. Skylights are used to cast massive amounts of light even on foggy morning. The wood floor blanks are broader. The baseboard and door framing treatments are elegant and clever. And my personal favorite the floating bathroom vanity with underlighting (sayanora pedestal sinks!) The massive walk-up open living space with kitchen and living room is flanked by two bedrooms and bath. A skylight and modern chandelier light the stairs going down (a piece of craftspersonship in itself) to the master suite level with an en suite bathroom (double floating vanities that all open and lead out to a cleverly landscaped backyard.
Listed at nearly $1.3M this home will touch the $1000/sqft price point if it sells at the price. Take a look at it while you can!
And over in the Haight, Castro, Noe Valley
1830 Page Street, Essentially a Detached House oasis in the Haight, list price $929,000
Another theme today was the house within a house – or in other words – detached bungalows. This two-story is no bungalow but rather a cute, open floor plan home with a garage space in the front of the property in the 2-unit condos facing Page Street listed with Caroline Scott at Zephyr. The home was built in the 1870s and, after the earthquake, the house was moved back on the lot and the two units built in front. In the 80s it was switched back to a single family space. HOAs are $300 and offers are due May 14, 2012.
534 Ashbury, newly refurbished top-floor 5 bedroom condo, list price at $999,000 with downstairs, street level deeded storage
This top floor (with stairs to match) that has been renovated to show off its natural lights and potential to the fullest with modern upgrades that add a lot of value. The deeded storage space could well be turned into sparking space with money and effort. Listed with Brown and Co. Offer date not yet set.
29 Hartford St., Victorian Condo, listed at $829,000
This is on one of those streets many dream about living on. Located in the middle of the Castro on Hartford Street this one has two double-parlors. There are period details, nice landscaping and great built-ins. There are three bedrooms in this bright home. Offer date not set listed with Danny Fernandez at Zephyr.