San Francisco Luxury Property
an Francisco
Offered at $2,495,000
Built in 1916
Major Reconstruction in 2002
3 Terraces & View Roof Deck
3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths
Designer Kitchen
African Hardwood Floors
2-car garage
Floor plans:


Beautifully renovated view home in desirable Ashbury Terrace in the geographical heart of the City. Elegant, relaxed entertaining indoors & out with South patio, 3 terraces & large view roof terrace. 3 bedrooms & 3 baths, including a spacious master suite. Designer kitchen, pre-wired media/family room, office, African hardwood floors, custom lighting & finishes, 2-car garage.

Main Level
The gracious entry leads into the grand LIVING ROOM with a lovely slate-tiled terrace overlooking the Boxwood Parterre garden with views of the ocean, the Golden Gate and Golden Gate Park. Architectural elements include: boxed beamed ceiling with deep crown moldings, wood-burning fireplace with a cast-limestone mantle and marble surround, and recessed lighting. Beautiful Iroko hardwood floors are installed throughout this level.

The formal DINING ROOM with similar architectural details features French doors that open to a private

Southwest facing patio terrace, which lets in

abundant sunlight.

The top-of-the-line gourmet KITCHEN has been thoughtfully designed, esthetically and practically. Granite countertops, built-in island, custom maple cabinets with mirrored backsplash, large stainless sink and bar sink add beauty and practicality. Top of the line appliances include:

Double ovens
Viking stove with 6-burners & grill
Viking Ventilator hood
Subzero refrigerator
Fisher & Paykel double dishwasher
Disposal and microwave
Built-in pot filler above stove
Stainless steel sinks
Marvel wine cooler
Built-in Panasonic LCD TV and Denon AM-FM receiver included in sale

A separate entrance as well as interior access leads to the HOME OFFICE with high ceiling, crown molding and recessed lights, adjoining full BATH with pedestal sink, inlaid marble floors, tub with shower and marble surround. The spacious Media/FAMILY ROOM is accessed by a small step up and is separate, yet adjacent to the kitchen and formal entertaining rooms.

Second Level
The front VIEW MASTER BEDROOM SUITE features eighteen feet of full-length windows and French doors opening onto a slate-tiled terrace, providing dramatic ocean & bay views including the Golden Gate Bridge Towers, Golden Gate Park, St Ignatius Church, Buena Vista Park and the Bay Bridge towers. There is a wet bar with refrigerator serving the sitting area with a fireplace. The Master Dressing Room is a separate room that could be utilized as an adjoining nursery or office. Slide open the frosted-glass pocket doors to enter the spacious MASTER Bathroom with marble floors and counters featuring double vanity, separate shower with dual showerheads and body sprays, and an ocean-view Jacuzzi tub.

Two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom with French limestone floors and counter, double vanity and shower/tub are separately located on this floor. The charming northeast BEDROOM and southeast BEDROOM both enjoy light and bright outlooks. The Southeast bedroom and hallway open onto the large, sunny South patio with ocean and South bay views. This is the perfect spot for al fresco dining.

Maytag stackable in-closet Laundry is located on this level for convenience.

Third Level
A large gracious slate tile view roof-terrace encompasses the breathtaking 3-bridge view!

Lower Level
Two-car tandem GARAGE with interior access into kitchen. Abundance of storage space on the garage level.

Special Features
Full-seismic upgrade
New tar and gravel roof and terra cotta tiles
All new vinyl-clad windows by Anderson
Heating & Plumbing
Two furnaces heat the house in two zones
Baldwin hardware
Polished nickel fixtures by Perrin & Rohl in all bathrooms
- Pre-wired for state of the art media/entertainment systems
- Security and fire alarm systems
- Remotely-operated garage door
- Central vacuum system
Special Finishes & Accessories included in sale
• Custom draperies in silk taffeta, silk organza and linen
• Custom-milled wool carpeting on second floor and staircase
• 18th century carved Italian gilt-wood chandelier
• Carved slate frieze of autumn leaves backs kitchen stove
• Kitchen planter boxes of flowering Camellias, dining room terrace olive tree and passion-flower vine, South patio planters of honeysuckle and arborvitae and roof terrace planters of New Zealand flax
• In-house stereo system services living room, dining room, kitchen, office, media/family room, master bedroom and view roof terrace
Interior Design
Bradford Davis
Cornelia Griffin

listing agents
  Malin Giddings
  Monica Pauli (client liason)