Enter from El Camino del Mar past the signature stone gates to the beautifully landscaped streets of Sea Cliff known for the distinctive architectural styles of its fine residences and world renowned views of the Golden Gate and the Golden Gate Bridge against the ever-changing colors of the water and sky. The thoughtful remodel of No. 70 reflects legendary designer John Wheatman’s interiors and landscaping joining Old World elegance to contemporary indoor-outdoor living. Nearby Baker Beach, China Beach, the Palace of the Legion of Honor, Lincoln Golf Course, Cliff House and hiking trails at Land’s Ending provide the simple joys of City living at its best.
Red brick pavers and steps lead to the porch and beautifully carved arched door and glass entry. Abundant natural light fills the spacious CENTER FOYER introducing the polished hardwood floors, gorgeous original wood work of deep crown molding, wainscoting and wide door openings found throughout the home.
The step-down Inglenook together with the turn of the handsome 2-story staircase with side lights provide an airy yet intimate SITTING AREA by the gas-log fireplace.
The gracious LIVING ROOM features an expansive picture window with outlook to the gracious tree-lined street and homes across the way.
The formal DINING ROOM with tall wainscots paneling seats a large dinner party.
Tall double glass doors and exterior stair provide access to the sunny landscaped PATIO/ GARDEN and fountains.
Adjoining the dining room is the FAMILY ROOM with large bay window and double glass doors which open to the spacious DECK for al fresco dining with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. A wide buffet counter sits between upper and lower cabinets.
The beautifully remodeled KITCHEN with custom cabinets and limestone counters. Appliances include Wolf range gas cooktop & designer ventilator hood, Miele double ovens and dishwasher, Sub-Zero refrigerator freezer.
The designer POWDER ROOM, coat closet and stairs to the lower level adjoins the kitchen.
Ascend the handsome staircase to the second floor landing.
The spacious MASTER BEDROOM enjoys the greenery of the streetscape with views from the window seat of the western Golden Gate and the ocean up towards Stinson Beach through four sets of windows with leaded glass transoms. Two walk-in closets adjoin.
The remodeled MASTER BATH features marble surround, double vanities and glass enclosed shower.
Two BEDROOMS share a FULL BATH with marble surround, spa tub and glass enclosed shower, with views of the length of the Golden Gate.
Both bedrooms access the SUNROOM with multiple windows looking out to the Presidio hillside, Golden Gate/Bridge and Marin Headlands.
Ascend the staircase to the informal heart of the house.
The area opens to the spacious DEN/LIBRARY ROOM with the glorious views of the length of the Golden Gate from the ocean to the Bridge, Baker Beach and the Marin headlands. The expansive picture windows which when open allow one to hear the sounds of the waves on Baker Beach, with beamed ceiling and large gas-log fireplace provide a cozy yet light and airy ambience.
The charming and spacious BEDROOM/OFFICE with mansard skylights and windows look out to the ocean, the Golden Gate , the Marin Headlands and the rooftops of the beautiful homes along Sea Cliff Avenue.
Completing the floor plan: