This fine residence is situated on a pretty tree-lined street backing on to the expansive greenery of the Presidio National Park, home to museums, restaurants, recreation, art and exhibition venues. The classic crème and white clapboard façade features a hip roof with center dormer and gracious entry porch. Decorative elements include cornices with running dentils and Corinthian pilasters. Abundant natural light filters through its many paned windows all the day long from all exposures.
Enter the striking double wrought iron gate (with video/security) past the landscaped patio/garden to the porch featuring two pairs of Ionic posts, boxed paneling and hanging lantern. Transom double French doors open to the vestibule with elaborate tile inlay.
The gracious CENTER HALL with large pendant light fixture, introduces the beautifully proportioned public rooms through tall wide doorways and polished hardwood floors.
From this vantage point, the stunning sunlit hues of greenery of the cityscape and Presidio can be immediately appreciated through the many tall double hung paned windows of the public rooms. Large contemporary pendant lighting in these rooms cast a warm glow at night.
The CENTER HALL opens directly to the inviting FAMILY ROOM with flat screen TV, the hub for relaxed daily living and socializing.
The ‘west wing’ features an elegant LIVING ROOM with fireplace and formal DINING ROOM comfortably seating a large dinner party.
The ‘east wing’ features the spacious and sunny BREAKFAST ROOM for daily dining and the well-planned open chef’s KITCHEN will please both the cook and caterer.
• Custom cabinets, drawers & convenient pantry
• Baker’s marble counters w tiled backsplash + bar seating
• Wolf 4-burner stove with grill top & ventilator
• Built-in GE microwave/convection oven
• Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer
• Handy chalk board for the family calendar
• Window bench seating in the breakfast room
Ascend the staircase to the second level with four bedrooms–a rare find.
Three spacious, light-filled BEDROOMS are located at the corners of the home and share a remodeled FULL BATH with marble & tile surrounds, double vanity, whirlpool tub and separate shower. The n/w bedroom contains a fireplace plus a closet with w/d hookup. The fourth BEDROOM is located front/center with an adjoining marble BATH with shower.
The AT-HOME OFFICE with built-in desk and bank of file cabinets and drawers at window sill height enjoys the morning sun.
Additional closets are located off the hallway.
Ascend the staircase to the very private gabled MASTER SUITE with carved stone fireplace flanked by window seats, wall-mounted TV, built-in storage and ceiling fan. An expanse of double glass doors and sidelights open to the wide slate balcony with wrought iron railing overlooking the lush Presidio flora.
The recently remodeled luxurious MASTER BATH features a mansard skylight, custom double marble vanity, re-glazed claw foot tub, glass enclosed shower and WC.
The custom MASTER CLOSET by California Closets provides storage for all-season wardrobes and accessories.
Descend the staircase with HALF BATH at mid-landing to the lower level.
The center hall with extra storage closets opens to the spacious MEDIA/PLAY ROOM featuring a large wall mounted TV, built-in cabinetry and in-ceiling sound system.
The newly installed private BEDROOM and tiled BATH with shower is perfect for the teenager, house guest or au pair.
The LAUNDRY ROOM features:
• Bosch w/d & Samsung VRT steam w/d
• Utility sink, marble counter & storage
• Sub-Zero wine cooler
• 2 nd Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer
Completing the lower level :
• A one-car GARAGE with extra storage and house utilities plus driveway parking for one car.
• Gated inside entrance to the house and gated side yard for receptacles and trades persons.