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2231 Franklin Street , SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94109

Sold Price: $2,219,000
5 Beds, 4 Baths
3,471 sqft
Status: Sold
MLS#: x102119
Last Updated: 9/9/2010 11:56 AM
Description for 2231 Franklin Street SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94109
This one-of-a-kind Beaux Art style home of over 3,400 square feet was built circa 1903 and has been completely remodeled with superb finishes. This timeless semi-detached home offers a beautiful marble staircase leading to the entryway of the home, wonderful light throughout, amazing living space with an excellent flow and floor plan perfect for entertaining. The large eat-in remodeled kitchen with pantry boasts top of the line appliances including Sub-Zero and double Thermador ovens, an incredible marble island plus an abundance of stainless steel counter space and excellent cabinet space. Showcased throughout this home is the exquisite architectural detail including wainscotting, box beamed ceilings, coved ceilings, moldings, columns framing the fireplaces, leaded glass cabinets and hardwood floors. This magnificent home is walking distance to the best schools, transportation, Union Street and Chestnut Street shopping districts and easy access to the Financial District and the Golden Gate Bridge. Exquisite curb appeal, five bedrooms (three with their own full bathroom), home office, four full remodeled bathrooms, au-pair quarters with separate entrance, grand formal entry with spectacular staircase and fireplace, formal living room with fireplace, elegant formal dining room, remodeled eat-in kitchen, family room/media room with partial Bay and City views, wet bar, skylights, two car garage with interior access, laundry area with washer and dryer, outdoor lightwell with potted plants and fountain, security system, intercom system, wired for sound, excellent storage, double thermo paned windows, gorgeous stained glass window, custom window treatments, recessed lighting, two flat screen televisions (one in kitchen and another in the family room). This home was completely and extensively remodeled throughout in 1995 including electrical, plumbing and seismic upgrades. Main Floor: The GRAND FORMAL ENTRY is enhanced with a gorgeous staircase, fireplace with beautiful tile work, columns and lovely mantle, box beamed ceilings, hardwood floors, recessed lighting and moldings. There is a WET BAR AREA off the formal entry with a Kohler sink, marble counter, glass shelves, window, mirror and wall sconce. To the right of the formal entry is the light-filled FORMAL LIVING ROOM. This room is highlighted with coved ceilings, recessed lighting, double thermo paned windows dressed with roller shades, hardwood floors, molding, gas burning fireplace with marble base, marble surround, columns and beautiful mantle and built-in shelves flanking the fireplace with a storage cabinet. The ELEGANT FORMAL DINING ROOM is enhanced with an exquisite chandelier, box beamed ceilings, recessed lighting, moldings, two wall sconces, beautiful built-in cabinetry with leaded glass cabinets and shelves, wall mounted speakers, picture wall moldings and picture windows overlooking the light well with potted lush plants and fountain. The REMODELED CHEF’S EAT-IN KITCHEN boasts an abundance of custom cabinetry, built-in wine storage, under cabinet lighting, custom lighting, stainless steel countertops, tile backsplash, stainless steel Sub-Zero refrigerator with pull-out freezer, Maytag dishwasher, six-burner stainless steel Russell range, stainless steel Vent A Hood over range with fan and light, stainless steel Thermador double convection ovens with warming drawer, stainless steel deep sink with In Sink Erator garbage disposal, Franke hot water dispenser and Grohe faucet, fabulous marble island with stainless steel sink with soap dispenser and garbage disposal, room to add plenty of stools around the island for dining, two skylights, high ceilings, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, Samsung flat screen television, windows with custom roller shades and a built-in bench with storage and room to add a good size table and chairs for dining. Second Floor: As one goes upstairs the magnificent staircase, one cannot help but notice the amazing stained glass window and skylight from the top floor filtering light through this floor. There are TWO BEDROOMS, TWO BATHROOMS AND A HOME OFFICE on this floor. The SPACIOUS MASTER EN-SUITE features coved ceilings, molding, recessed lighting, double thermo paned windows with custom window treatments, high ceilings and a huge walk-in closet with custom built-ins and hardwood floors. The REMODELED SPA-STYLE MASTER BATHROOM has a sumptuous claw foot tub, double sinks with marble countertop, marble backsplash, marble shelf under double sinks, stall marble and tiled shower with Kallista fixtures, marble floor, two custom medicine cabinets with glass shelves, three wall sconces, Broan fan, Kohler toilet, additional medicine cabinet with shelves and mirror, crown molding, recessed lighting and double paned windows with custom draperies. The SECOND BEDROOM has coved ceilings, windows with custom window treatments, molding, hardwood floors and a closet with built-ins and drawers. The HOME OFFICE offers coved ceilings, custom light fixture, window dressed with draperies and two ceiling mounted speakers. There is a REMODELED FULL BATHROOM off the hallway with a claw foot tub, pedestal sink, marble floor, Kohler toilet, wainscotting, custom light fixture, high ceilings and window with custom window treatment. A linen closet off the hallway with shelves and window completes this floor. Third Floor: There are TWO BEDROOMS, FULL BATHROOM AND A FAMILY ROOM/MEDIA ROOM on this floor. The FIRST BEDROOM offers a window with Roman shade, recessed lighting and excellent closet space. The SECOND BEDROOM has high ceilings, windows with custom window treatments, recessed lighting and closet with shelf. There is a REMODELED FULL BATHROOM off this bedroom with a skylight, tile floor, pedestal sink, two wall sconces, wall mirror with tilt, glass shelf, Kohler toilet, stall tiled shower with glass door, glass enclosure and windows, built-in cabinets for storage and linens. The FAMILY ROOM/MEDIA ROOM features a skylight with partial Bay and City view, built-in desk, built-in bookshelves, recessed lighting, flat screen television, built-in cabinets and a window with wood blind. Lower Level: There is an AU-PAIR QUARTERS WITH SEPARATE ENTRANCE AND FULL BATHROOM, TWO CAR GARAGE AND LAUNDRY AREA ON THIS LEVEL. There is a staircase off the formal entry that leads to the two car garage. There is also storage in the garage. Off the garage, there is a LAUNDRY AREA with Maytag Neptune washer and dryer side by side and storage cabinets. The AU-PAIR QUARTERS offers two windows, French paned door that opens out to a patio and closet with shelf. There is a Kenmore mini-fridge, cabinetry, stainless steel sink, Spacemaker microwave and room to add a table and chairs. There is a FULL BATHROOM with toilet, stall tiled shower with Delta fixture, sink with storage, medicine cabinet with mirror and shelf, fan and high ceilings.
Listing Information
Property Type: Residential Single Family
Pacific Heights View Neighborhood Data... 1903
Room Information
Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Family Room, Master Bedroom, Den
Exterior/Lot Features
2
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