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This exquisite residence has been masterfully designed to seamlessly blend its classic architectural presence with the amenities and conveniences of a modern and contemporary lifestyle. Located in the iconic neighborhood of Telegraph Hill, the home has been designed to optimize its space with a sense of openness, comfort and elegance. 

Perched on Telegraph Hill’s most coveted cul de sac block, this very private and serene classic Mediterranean residence exemplifies gracious living and gorgeous views.

Main living floor is an architecturally interesting open floor plan that is visually beautiful and perfect for entertaining.  The spacious living room features expansive water views of passenger liners and sail boat sightings interspersed with the tranquil bay.  The dining room is defined by architectural columns and a walk-in bar/lounge is steps away.  A lovely remodeled kitchen has all the components and style necessary for creating masterpiece cuisine and it combines with a generously sized breakfast area that could accommodate a table for eight.  Double sliding doors lead to a sublime walk-out garden and patio area replete with palm trees and other exotic plantings including a living wall appropriate for Telegraph Hill’s warmer climate.  At the rear of the garden stands an adorable and private one bedroom/bath guest cottage.

On the bedroom level, expansive water views captivate from the master bedroom with adjoining dressing area and spa-like bath. In addition there are two spacious guest bedrooms, one of which is currently fitted with built in office furnishings and there is also a remodeled bath.

The pent room floor is an expansive open space with two very large and useable walk-out terraces.  The front terrace has panoramic bridge to bridge as well as water views and the rear south facing terrace is perfect for gathering sun and enjoying Telegraph Hill’s best weather.

The lower level was created by the current owners as a gallery space for art.  It also has a theater size drop-down screen and a built in high definition projector as well as surround sound.  The space would also make an excellent exercise room.  The adjoining wine cellar is refrigerated and is large enough for 2,000 bottles.  The spacious garage will hold two larger cars in tandem and the current owners also park a Smart car independently on the right side of the room.  A set of stairs from the garage leads directly to the garden for easy garden maintenance.


  • 5400 square feet (approximately)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 3 half baths, including the 1 bedroom/bath guest cottage
  • Two car tandem garage  plus room for a small car independent.
  • Beautiful water views from the top three levels and panoramic views from the pent room floor.
  • Three fireplaces
  • Radiant heated floors throughout
  • Approximate 10 foot ceilings from all four levels lend a great feeling of space.
  • Large walk-out garden/patio from the living floor
  • Two large walk out terraces from the pent room floor
  • Beautifully remodeled kitchen and baths
  • Located on a quiet and private cul-de-sac portion of Chestnut Street

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Telegraph Hill is one the city's oldest neighborhoods, inhabited long before the gold rush by the men who worked on the nearby waterfront. Today Telegraph Hill is home to the largest concentration of pre-1870 buildings in San Francisco, some of which predate the gold rush. The neighborhood still bears witness to those glory days. As ships unloaded their cargo, a quarry at the top of Telegraph Hill supplied the rocks they needed for ballast, and today the exposed cliff face above Broadway remains one of the neighborhood's defining features. Telegraph Hill is famed for its Italianate homes, Carpenter Gothic, and charming cottages with their steeply pitched roofs and ornate wooden scroll work. Those examples of old San Francisco are joined by newer additions including modernist homes by noted architects Richard Neutra, Gardner Dailey, and William Wurster. Coit Tower, named after the heiress who donated the funds to honor San Francisco's firefighters, dominates the skyline of this residential community just above Chinatown and North Beach. While steep, the slopes of Telegraph Hill lead to the financial district, Fisherman's Wharf, and the waterfront, making this an extremely walkable neighborhood. The Filbert Street Steps, one of the many wooden walkways that crisscross this community, provides a pathway up the hill from Levi Plaza. Fortified with a meal from Il Fornaio, climbers can take the steps to Coit Tower, past flowering community gardens, and towering trees colonized by rowdy flocks of escaped parrots now gone feral. The view from the top of Coit Tower draws tourists from around the world.


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Thomas Biss

Realtor® AssociateSotheby's International RealtyDRE# 00641337415.297.8194 mobile415.901.1701 fax

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