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1625 Monterey Boulevard , SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94127

Sold Price: $3,295,000
5 Beds, 3.5 Baths
Status: Sold
MLS#: x102019
Last Updated: 6/25/2008 4:16 PM
Description for 1625 Monterey Boulevard SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94127
In the heart of San Francisco, located in prestigious St. Francis Wood, this exquisitely maintained and extraordinary home has been in the same family for over 61 years. Designed by renowned architect Henry Gutterson in 1923 and strategically placed on an enormous 16,430 square foot lot, this amazing Dutch Colonial view mansion blends seamlessly with the outdoors. It offers a park-like setting and the ultimate in privacy. It is surrounded by lush private lawns, mature trees and professionally landscaped scented gardens. The exceptional timeless architectural detail and period craftsmanship reflected throughout include a dramatic staircase, floor to ceiling French paned windows, dormer windows, French doors, crown moldings, hardwood floors, vintage light fixtures and two beautiful fireplaces. This grand scale property offers a wonderful floor plan and unmatched outdoor space. This mansion is one of the most beautiful homes to come on the market and is not to be missed! Walking distance to West Portal Village, Terrace Park playground and tennis courts, shopping, transportation and prestigious schools. Panoramic ocean views, spectacular enormous walk-out sprawling south garden, five bedrooms (four with ocean views), library/family room with fireplace, sunroom, three and a half bathrooms, formal entry with gorgeous staircase, formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room, spacious kitchen with butler’s pantry, breakfast room, home office, mud room, newly painted exterior, excellent storage, mechanical closet, workshop area, laundry area with washer and dryer, secondary staircase, walk-out view balcony, deck on second floor, large garage plus room to park at least seven cars on the private driveway, walk-out landscaped wrap around gardens, irrigation system, loggia with outdoor rock barbecue, large patio, cable ready, satellite dish, security system, skylight and beautiful exterior window shutters. Front Entry to House: Before entering this magnificent home, one notices the impressive columns that flank the main entry and two exquisite copper outdoor lights with eagle motif. Main Floor: The grand FORMAL ENTRY is enhanced with a beautiful staircase, hardwood floors, high ceilings, beautiful period light fixture, two vintage crystal chandelier wall sconces and crown molding. To the left of the formal entry is the elegant FORMAL LIVING ROOM with crown moldings, hardwood floors, woodburning fireplace with brick base and brick surround, wall mirror over fireplace, floor to ceiling French paned windows framing the garden outlook, high ceilings and built-in bookshelves. There are French doors from the living room that open into the fabulous LIBRARY/FAMILY ROOM. This room boasts high ceilings, crown moldings, closet with shelves, woodburning fireplace with concrete base and original concrete detail framed with molding, three floor to ceiling French paned windows that frame the garden outlook, two vintage wall sconces, built-in bookshelves and a floor to ceiling French paned door that opens out to a front lush lawn. To the right of the formal entry is the gracious FORMAL DINING ROOM with ocean views, beautiful French doors, high ceilings, crown moldings, hardwood floors, beautiful chandelier and two floor to ceiling French paned windows framing the garden outlook. The updated KITCHEN features tile counters, an abundance of cabinetry, GE electric four-burner cooktop, GE Spacemaker microwave with vent fan and light over cooktop, double Kitchen Aid self clean ovens, Maytag dishwasher, Hotpoint refrigerator/freezer, double cast iron sinks with In Sink Erator garbage disposal, high ceilings, pantry and two large picture windows that frames the garden outlook. There is a MUD ROOM off the kitchen with utility closet, high ceilings, storage cabinets and door that opens out to the side garden. Off the kitchen, there is a BUTLER’S PANTRY with tile counter, great cabinet space (some with glass) and high ceiling. The sunny BREAKFAST ROOM offers ocean views, hardwood floors, two floor to ceiling French paned windows, crown molding, high ceiling, beautiful chandelier and floor to ceiling French paned doors that open out to a brick patio and the wonderful landscaped back yard. There is a POWDER ROOM off the hallway with high ceiling, sink, toilet, French paned window and medicine cabinet with mirror. Off the hallway, there is a coat closet, access to a secondary staircase which goes to the top two floors and access to a staircase that leads to the lower level basement. Second Floor: There are THREE BEDROOMS AND TWO BATHROOMS ON THIS FLOOR. The MASTER EN-SUITE is enhanced with French paned windows that frame the gorgeous ocean views, three period wall sconces, garden outlook, hardwood floors, high ceilings and moldings. Off this bedroom, there is a sun-filled SUNROOM/SITTING ROOM with four French paned windows that frame the ocean views, hardwood floors, molding, two period wall sconces, high ceiling and a French paned door. There is a WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM off the master bedroom with hardwood floors, high ceiling, molding, French paned windows, garden outlook, period wall sconce, storage cabinets and built-in closets with shelves. The MASTER BATHROOM has a pedestal sink, tile floor, medicine cabinet, French paned window, shower over tub with tile surround and sliding glass door, linen closet with shelves, American Standard toilet and garden outlook. The SECOND BEDROOM offers French paned windows that frame the ocean views, hardwood floors, three vintage wall sconces, high ceilings, molding and walk-in closet with shelf and high ceilings. The THIRD BEDROOM has hardwood floors, molding, high ceiling, two French paned windows, garden outlook, two wall sconces and walk-in closet with shelves. There is a deck that one can access from the second and third bedrooms. There is a FULL BATHROOM off the third bedroom and one can also access this bathroom off the hallway. It has a wall mirror, tile floor, high ceiling, pedestal sink, medicine cabinet, French paned window, toilet and shower over tub with tile surround and sliding glass door. Off the hallway, there is a linen closet with shelves, sitting area off landing and French doors with French screen doors that open out to the ocean view balcony. Third Floor: There are TWO BEDROOMS, ONE FULL BATHROOM AND A HOME OFFICE ON THIS FLOOR. The FIRST BEDROOM has ocean views, two French paned dormer windows, a French paned window, high ceilings and built-in closet. The SPACIOUS SECOND BEDROOM has ocean and City views, fan style windows, two French paned dormer windows and built-in closet with shelf. The FULL BATHROOM boasts a pedestal sink refurbished by Miracle Method, new Kohler toilet, tub, high ceilings, wall mirror, dormer French paned window and garden outlook. There is a HOME OFFICE in between both bedrooms. This office has ocean views, a French paned dormer window and built-in storage. Lower Level: There is a STORAGE CLOSET (or can be used as a wine cellar) with shelves on this level. The WORKSHOP AREA features an abundance of built-in storage cabinets, a French paned window and additional storage. There is a MECHANICAL CLOSET that houses the forced air furnace and water heater. A LAUNDRY AREA with double sinks, Whirlpool washer and Whirlpool dryer, French paned window and a door where one can access the back yard completes this level. Yearly HOA Fee: St. Francis Wood yearly association fee of $5,391.90.
Listing Information
Property Type: Residential Single Family
St. Francis Wood View Neighborhood Data... 1923
Room Information
Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Family Room, Master Bedroom, Den
Exterior/Lot Features
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16,430
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