DRAMATIC SOMA LOFT-LIKE FEEL...
LARGE SCALE ENTERTAINING AND LIVING SPACES…
FABULOUS LOCATION AT NOB HILL'S ICONIC "FRANCESCA"...
Located in one of Nob Hill’s grand Pre-War buildings, The Francesca, this sensationally remodeled four-bedroom, four bath loft-like residence features soaring 12- foot beamed and coffered ceilings, Bay and Skyline outlooks, as well as fabulous entertaining and living spaces with “Smart Home” voice activation.
An extensive down-to-the-studs 2015-2016 renovation has artfully re-imagined this early 20th Century architectural jewel into a stunning residence for a contemporary lifestyle while respecting the rich heritage of the building and the neighborhood.
This sophisticated residence offers a wonderfully urban lifestyle in the heart of one of the City’s most historic, yet vibrant neighborhoods- and close to major world-class hotels, the acclaimed shopping, dining and entertainment attractions of Union Square, the Theater District, Chinatown and Little Italy, as well as the booming tech and financial centers of SoMa, Jackson Square and the Financial District…
- 4-bedroom, 4-bath condominium residence with eat-in kitchen
- 1 passenger elevator and 1 freight elevator service the unit
- Features the original beamed and coffered ceilings from the 1920’s
- Extensively renovated in 2015-2016 including new kitchen and baths
- “Smart Home” voice activation on TV, sound, shades and lights
- 2,454 square feet as per the City of San Francisco Tax Records
- Doorman on duty 7 days a week, 7AM- 12 midnight
- 39-unit steel and concrete building built circa 1923
- HOA Dues: $2,706.81 per month includes water, heat, garbage, maintenance, reserves, doorman and property management
- Parking is available on a seniority basis as per the rules of the HOA for $250- $350 per month
Located on the ground floor of the legendary Francesca, the magnificent lobby of this circa 1920's building provides a dramatic entrance into the residence, which is graced by one of the extraordinary original carved doorways
The chic entrance foyer with it’s sleek wood-slat dropped ceiling and floating light fixtures opens up to the dramatic open living/ entertaining and kitchen spaces- and provides a sneak preview to the stunning contrast between this loft-like home and the Park Avenue-style building
The giant living /dining space features the original soaring 12-foot beamed ceilings, wide plank hardwood flooring and a woodburning fireplace.
An open eat- in kitchen features ILVE Majestic 4-burner gas cooktop with griddle, double oven and stainless commercial style hood with heat lamps. Other amenities of this fabulous gourmet chef's kitchen include a paneled Thermador refrigerator and built-in microwave, stainless full-sized wine fridge, under-the-counter U-line wine cooler and Bosch dishwasher. A large cooking and eating island make this a fabulous entertaining, as well as cooking and everyday living, kitchen. A dramatic structural column defines the flowing floorplan between the spaces.
Off the kitchen is a freight elevator, an excellent convenience for caterers, workman, cleaning staff, and also providing direct access to the lower garage level, in addition to the passenger elevator outside the front door.
The grand-scale northeast master bedroom enjoys views of the Bay, Treasure Island and Pyramid framed through two banks of windows, a large walk-in closet, abundant built-ins, and banquette window seating. The elegant master bath features wood-style ceramic tile, double sinks, as well as a walk-in shower with sliding glass door and pebble stone flooring.
Double doors lead into the 2nd bedroom which also enjoys the extra tall ceilings, built-ins, walk in closet with barn door, and banquette window seating. The marble and tile en-suite bath has gorgeous fixtures, a shower/tub and exquisite mosaic patterned flooring.
The very large 3rd bedroom, which also works beautifully as a family or formal dining room has the stunning coffered ceiling from the 1920's and an en-suite tile and marble bath with walk-in shower.
The very separate 4th bedroom suite also has a sleekly-designed bathroom with walk-in shower and abundant closet space.
Stacked washer/ dryer in laundry closet.
NOB HILL-Elegant and glamorous, Nob Hill is home to five legendary hotels, Huntington Park and one of San Francisco’s most iconic structures- Grace Cathedral, San Francisco’s sister version of Notre Dame de Paris. Perched on the commanding heights made accessible in the 1870s by the California Street cable car that runs through the heart of the neighborhood, Nob Hill is home to old San Francisco. The descendants of San Francisco’s founding families still frequent their private clubs here, including the University Club, and Pacific Union club, previously owned by James Flood.
The neighborhood remains one of the most affluent and desirable in all of San Francisco with its historic, yet vibrant character. With its stunning Beaux Arts-style pre-war luxury buildings decorated with wedding-cake facades, the magnificent palace-like Fairmont Hotel, and emblematic Grace Cathedral, Nob Hill is truly San Francisco’s own version of Paris. It has also been the scene of many famous movie and television filmings over the decades from Alfred Hitchcock’s timeless Vertigo in the 1950’s to 2019’s Matrix 4 with Keanu Reeves which was recently filmed there, as well as the long-running TV series “Hotel” which was set at the Fairmont Hotel- and countless others.
The heart of Nob Hill is Huntington Park and its incomparable 10-foot tall Fountain of Tortoises. Shady benches around the classic urban square provide a welcome rest for those who hike up the hill- and a children’s playground is a hidden gem. In addition to its acclaimed world-class restaurants, charming neighborhood eateries dot the neighborhood. The Masonic Auditorium, a classic example of Mid-Century architecture, is also used as a venue for concerts and events. During the Holiday Season the Laurel Court Restaurant at the Fairmont Hotel features the largest gingerbread house in the world and is a huge attraction for locals and visitors alike- both children and adults!
Nob Hill is conveniently located in the heart of the City, in the midst of world-renowned hotels, hight-end boutiques, and theaters, as well as Chinatown, North Beach, and Union Square. The Theater District, Financial District and SOMA’s booming technology center are perfect for enjoying a sophisticated, yet comfortable urban lifestyle.
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Coldwell Banker | Global LuxuryDRE# 01028702(415) 308-8184 mobilewww.JoelGoodrich.com