What are the benefits of living in the Castro?

Asked by Trulia, San Francisco, CA Tue Oct 25, 2011

What are the pros of living here?

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Julie Pinkst…, Home Seller, San Francisco, CA
Wed Nov 16, 2011
Around 18th St & Sanchez is attractive and clean. It is a relatively safe, comprised of young professionals and students. There is a lively social scene in both the Mission and the Castro (close by/accessible), offering great choices for nightlife. 18th St & Sanchez is close to the Muni and BART for travel within the city, and to highway entrances for commuting out of the city
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Katie Marazi…, Home Buyer, Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA
Thu Nov 10, 2011
This is in between the main area of Castro, and Church and Market. At this corner you can find Ike's Sandwich Shop, which as the most delicious meat,vegetarian, and vegan sandwiches in the city. It is always sunny in this part of town, and there are many bars, clubs, and venues around for something to do. About two block down is Dolores Park, which is perfect for a picnic, day drinking/smoking, and meeting new people. Safe. A girl can walk home down this area and not be bothered.
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Isaac Wigley, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Sat Feb 11, 2012
GLBT friendly
Sunny neighborhood
Very safe walking area in SF
Duboce park---if you have a dog
Dolores park---if you love tanning or a great view of downtown
Bi-rite ice creamery for those wonderful sunny days
Tartine Bakery and Thorough Bread for your sweet tooth
Ike's Place---sandwich shop
Chow Restaurant--for chowing down
The historic Castro Theatre
Safe and colorful bar scene and nightlife
Increasingly family friendly, and desirable (family is all inclusive)
Some of the most beautiful homes in the city (mix of new and old)
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Chris Cole, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Sat Jan 28, 2012
There are some amazing views from the hill sides, you've got all the shops in walking distance of both the Castro, Noe Valley and the Mission, Dolores Park, Castro Theater, sunny weather, friendly neighbors and beautifully restored Victorian Homes.
Great schools close by, access to both the Castro and the church Muni lines.
There's no place like home in the Castro.
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Sfborn, Home Owner, Boise Heights, Boise, ID
Wed Jan 25, 2012
If you live in the Castro, ... you will have some of the best weather San Francisco has to offer! Sunshine! Public transportation and you aren't that far from entertainment areas. ENJOY!
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