1950 Monterey Boulevard, San Francisco, CA
Offered at $3,650,000
Live in luxury and entertain with style in this grand-scale traditional home. Stately, elegant and beautifully appointed, this exceptional property is situated on a lushly landscaped double corner lot. Built in 1923, the home’s quality is exemplified by its extravagant architectural detail including deep coved moldings and wainscoting, beautiful tall windows and doors, hardwood and tile floors, glamorous grand staircase with iron detail and generously proportioned rooms.
Complementing the home’s timeless character is the spectacular open kitchen and elegantly remodeled baths featuring high quality appliances, custom cabinetry, fixtures and finishes. Four of the home’s five bedrooms have their own baths. Interiors and exterior have recently been painted and outdoor lighting, irrigation and security are in place. Structurally, the house was reroofed in 2014, windows & French doors are custom dual-pane, plumbing and electrical systems are upgraded and gardens professionally maintained.
The beauty of the home unfolds beyond its doors to the large private patio and captivating gardens which are a natural extension of the home. Other special features include an Otis Elevator that operates between the main and upper levels, a charming wine cellar and tasting room, walk-in storage closets, a home safe, oversized two-car garage with mechanic’s station and a separate laundry/gardening room.
Situated on one of the neighborhood’s premier blocks, you’ll enjoy private parks & tennis courts, great local schools, excellent transportation, convenience to downtown San Francisco, 101 & 280 freeways and popular West Portal Village restaurants and shops.
St Francis Wood has been known as one of San Francisco’s finest neighborhoods for more than 100 years. Early visitors were impressed with the graceful streets, parks and landscaping designed by the renowned Olmsted Brothers and the classically-inspired public monuments designed by the prominent architect John Galen Howard of the University of California. They also noted the genius of the design restrictions to ensure harmonious and beautiful houses, and the self-governing homes association to maintain the ideals of the tract.
Today’s observers remark on the verdant planting “almost too good to be true”, and a lushness and continuity of landscaping” that distinguishes it from other residential areas in San Francisco. The houses reflect many period revival styles and the talent of dozens of architects, yet the effect is homogeneity of scale, color and style.
St. Francis Wood reflects traditional architecture. The diverse styles of the 1920’s and 1930’s work together harmoniously because they reflect the classical principles of space, structure, elements, composition, proportion, ornament, and character. Architects used the latest construction methods and material of their time but they also used natural materials, such as slate and clay tiles, metalwork, and wood carvings, coupled with high standards of detailing and craftsmanship.
Excerpt from San Francisco’s St. Francis Wood, published in 2012 by Outside Lands Media, Author, Richard Brandi.
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