Sophisticated Dolores Heights Retreat
San Francisco, CA 94114
Year Built: 1916
Interior: 2,536 sq. ft. (approx.)
Web #: 0089425
MLS ID: 476217
Retaining the well-built frankness of the Craftsmen era, this home is informed by a classic layout, spectacular setting and the sophistication of its current owners’ thoughtful expansions. References to nature are everywhere in the design of this residence. A soaring wall of windows projects living spaces into a lush landscape with views. Setting the scene for easy-going entertaining and an engagement with the surrounding neighborhood teaming with amenities, this warm, inviting home provides a robust ‘something for everyone’ livability, infused with comfort and style.
The functional layout has perfect entertaining flow. The living room has gorgeous casement windows that overlook a tree lined street and a custom designed wood-burning fireplace. Warmed by oak hardwood flooring, the elegant dining room features coved ceilings and French doors opening up onto a South-facing Ipe deck overlooking the dramatic, mature landscaped garden oasis.
A stainless and granite kitchen is outfitted with gas range, storage, a large pantry and utility closet. The airy modern staircase provides visual access to the leafy garden and access to the lower rooms.
Upstairs a luminous master suite, stunning mahogany and natural stone bath create a true sanctuary with Northeastern city views. Pristine shared bath serves two additional bedrooms, one currently used as an office with a private view deck. Downstairs are a media room, designed for tough use with radiant heat and Italian auto show-room tiling, an additional potential bedroom/office with direct access to the verdant garden, climate-controlled wine storage, and a sound insulated music room. Completing the home at this level are laundry, utility room with new high-efficiency furnace, storage and one car garage. The home has been enhanced with full solar array, new designer lighting and color scheme, new carpet, and garden irrigation. Above ground wiring has been eliminated from the block producing unobstructed views.