This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from September 26, 2015
This stunning 3-story, single-family home features a balance of 1880s Victorian character and contemporary luxury, in the heart of some of the very best cultural institutions, shopping, and restaurants the city has to offer. Signaling the homes early heritage are approx. 11-foot ceilings, finely crafted hardwood floors, refined millwork, distinguished period fireplaces, and many original fixtures. The large and elegant living room has a fireplace with vintage mantelpiece and a window-lined seating alcove. The true chefs kitchen has been thoughtfully remodeled with a signature La Cornue range with 5 burners and 2 ovens. The dining room features wainscoting, a period chandelier, and picture windows that look out onto the lush backyard.A monumental floating mahogany and Douglas fir staircase leads up to the top level of the home, which offers 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The master bedroom suite has sweeping downtown views and a luxuriously remodeled bath with a claw-foot tub and frameless glass rainspout shower. There are 2 additional bedrooms on this level, one featuring a built-in window bench and a marble fireplace flanked by glass-front cabinetry.On the lower level of the home is a large bedroom with direct access out to the tradesman entrance. As you progress towards the yard, there is a half-bath, laundry room, and additional room ideal for a home office or gym. Completing this level is a large family room with French doors leading directly out to the rear garden, ideal for enjoying the warm Hayes Valley microclimate. At the rear of the yard, in a separate structure, is a garage with 1 car parking and a storage shed.Adding the finishing touch to this impressive 4-bedroom home is the propertys ideal location in Hayes Valley. Famous for its trendy and classic restaurants, shops, and proximity to cultural centers, such as the ballet, symphony, opera, and SF Jazz, as well as close proximity to parks, top schools, and easy freeway access.