Sitting on an over-sized lot and detached on three sides, this Grande Dame Victorian home is located just a few doors from the iconic Alamo Square Park. Lovingly updated and restored, this home has not been on the market in over fifty years and is a fantastic opportunity for the next lucky owner. Spread over three levels, the floor plan is perfect with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. The many highlights include the natural light and city views from some rooms, high ceilings and original molding details, welcoming living and dining rooms, fantastic kitchen/great room opening to deck and garden, front deck and elevator. The lower level which is a legal apartment, allows for flexibility with its own entrance to its large open space and one of the bedrooms and baths. With its newly painted exterior, the curb appeal is sure to please. Huge two-car side-by-side garage with separate garage doors. Come enjoy this terrific central neighborhood just a block from the Divisadero Corridor of hip restaurants.
THE MAIN LEVEL
-The elegant foyer welcomes all into this fine home with twelve foot ceilings throughout this level.
-The exquisite living room is complete with original parquet floors, bay windows, ceiling medallion, decorative period fireplace.
-Adjacent to the living room is the formal dining room with its gas fireplace.
-The spacious, gourmet kitchen/great room is the heart of the home and overlooks the lovely backyard with French doors leading out to a deck and is truly where all want to gather.
The very large center island has the sink and dishwasher, adorned with pendant lighting. Handsome cabinetry, Caesarstone counters, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, six burner gas stove with grill, double ovens, second sink and dishwasher, two refrigerators, and a pantry are all a cook desires.
-The powder room is conveniently located next to the great room.
THE UPPER LEVEL
-One ascends the beautiful curved staircase with its lovely wood balustrade and colored glass skylight overhead. The large landing makes a nice sitting area on this level.
-The master bedroom enjoys the city skyline views through the bay windows and a fireplace. The huge walk-in closet is a delightful bonus.
-The master bathroom done in a black and white tile motif has a stall shower. The linen closet is adjacent in the hallway.
-The middle bedroom enjoys lovely bookshelves and closet.
-The rear bedroom overlooks the garden and has views of St. Ignatius Church. There is a period, decorative fireplace, and a closet.
-The large second bathroom is complete with a stall shower and vanity sink. The washer and dryer are conveniently located in the closet.
THE LOWER LEVEL
-This legal apartment can serve many purposes. A tiled floor area is all plumbed for a kitchen if one desires. The remaining areas are carpeted.
-The spacious sitting room with windows out to the garden has its own separate side entrance.
-The bedroom, along with its elevated sitting area, overlooks the front tiled deck.
-The full bathroom is complete with shower over the tub.
-The grassy, newly landscaped garden is accessible from the side of the home or off the kitchen/great room deck. There is an automatic sprinkler system.
-The spacious two-car garage, with each space enjoying its own separate door, also has good storage space. A convenient wheelchair lift in the garage brings you and your groceries to the lower level of the house where you can transfer to the main house elevator to access the other floors.
-Legal two unit building used as a single family dwelling.
-Recirculating hot water tank
-Newer sewer lateral
-Approx. seven year old roof
-Cable and ethernet
-Many handicap access features
2016-17 tax rate was 1.1792% of the purchase price; the 2017-2018 rate has yet to be determined. Property tax rate to be recalculated based on reassessment after sale.
Prospective buyers are advised to review the Disclosure Package on file with the listing agent prior to making an offer.