Views, Glorious Views! 1009 Francisco Street

1009 Francisco Street
Russian Hill
Offered at: $5,850,000
Property Type: Residential
Property Status: Recent Sales-Listings
Description:

Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen, exercise room, laundry room, patio, two decks, elevator servicing all levels, 2-car side-by-side garage.

Views, Glorious Views! The City’s iconic landmarks, the Golden Gate Bridge, the San Francisco Bay, and Alcatraz Island, are on display from the three levels of wall-to-wall north windows in this unique, contemporary residence atop Russian Hill. Architect designed for indoor/outdoor living, one can relax on the pentroom decks or the patio outside the kitchen and bedroom. This modern oasis is the ultimate viewing position for the America’s Cup Race coming to town soon! This prestigious home is the perfect urban retreat.

THE ENTRY LEVEL
-One enters easily through the imposing front door to the entry hall which serves as an art gallery with its handsome sandstone wall covering and stone flooring. One may take the elevator or the staircase to the first level. The entry hall offers interior garage access and a coat closet.
-The exercise room is ready to use with two walls of mirrors, recessed lighting, and wood floors.
-Upon entering the living room, “Wow” is the response. The Bay glistens through the wall of windows.
-The comfortable, large cushioned window seat is positioned for maximum views to the Golden Gate Bridge.
-A fireplace with custom glass screen is perfect for those cozy nights or entertaining.
-The dining room is open to the living room and kitchen in front of the windows. Mirrored niches enhance the views and custom wall shelf displays one’s collectibles.
-Attractive eat-in kitchen is well-designed for the gourmet chef and visiting with family and friends. The cabinetry is beautifully grained light wood, the countertops are granite, the built-in television, and appliances are up-to-date with Dacor five-burner gas stove, large SubZero refrigerator, Miele double ovens, Miele dishwasher and Instant Hot. Counter seating takes advantage of the views. A door leads to a south patio and courtyard Zen garden. Laundry room with storage is adjacent to the kitchen.
-One ascends a few stairs to the full bathroom with skylight and a bedroom, often used as a home office which opens to the courtyard.

THE SECOND LEVEL
-The master bedroom is a terrific retreat. One can look out to the spectacular views or relax by the fireplace. A custom designed leather headboard is in place. The walk-in closet has custom features including a safe and clothes hampers.
-The private master bathroom is very special with its spa tub overlooking the Bay and Alcatraz where one can luxuriate. The marble floors have radiant heat and the steam shower, electric towel rack, television, and double vanity sinks with medicine cabinets add to the appeal.
-Another bedroom with mirrored closet doors, built-in desk counter, and full bathroom en-suite completes this level.

THE PENTROOM LEVEL
-The crown jewel awaits at the top floor. This large pentroom with its spectacular views, step-out north and south decks, large skylit bathroom, built-in shelving, and walk-in closet is where most people want to spend time, whether as a wonderful bedroom or multi-purpose room.

OTHER AMENTITIES
The wood-paneled elevator services all floors. Two-car side-by-side garage has inside door to the entry hall. Intercom system buzzes all floors. Alarm system. Top rear patio has an irrigation system.

TAXES
Property shall be reassessed upon sale. Year 2011-2012 San Francisco property tax rate is 1.1718% of the sales price.

REMARKS
-Prospective buyers are required to review and approve, prior to making any offer, the “Buyers Disclosure Package” available from the listing agents.
-This residence is technically a condominium, but there are no dues and nothing is shared with the rear home.