This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from November 10, 2016
Resting majestically on a prestigious cliff-side lot overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this magnificent four-level residence is nothing short of world-class. Built in 1920 by notable Bay Area architect Albert Farr, the home integrates significant elements of Georgian and French Renaissance architecture. A tasteful renovation has preserved the propertys original ambiance while incorporating modern comforts and conveniences. The view offers a panorama of the Golden Gate Bridge, Pacific Ocean, Baker Beach, Presidio, and Marin Headlands. Notable details include a custom wood paneled elevator that services all levels, impressive crown moldings, oak hardwood floors, custom light fixtures, air conditioning, Crestron audio and automated lighting systems, water filtration system, and additional custom features that exemplify the level of quality present throughout the home. The grand scale living room hosts a dramatic gas fireplace and offers spectacular views through its wall of windows and french doors. The french doors lead to a series of outdoor terraces as well as a tiered cliff-side patio/spa, ideal for entertaining the most discerning guests. The dining room, its formality enhanced by a beautiful chandelier and sconces, overlooks a tranquil garden and fountain. Pocket doors open to a more informal dining area adjacent to the gourmet kitchen appointed with high-end appliances, Calacatta marble counters, custom cabinets, and copper sinks.The upper levels of the home feature resort-class bedrooms and baths, a luxurious master suite, and a spacious top level pentroom providing breathtaking birds eye views. The lower level features a wine room, exercise room, spa bath with sauna, and family media room that opens to the gated motor court and includes interior access from the 3-car garage. 164 Sea Cliff Ave is located on a coveted block in the exclusive Sea Cliff neighborhood and is undoubtedly one of the finest homes in San Francisco.