2 San Rafael Way , San Francisco, CA 94127

Sold Price: $2,000,000
5 Beds, 3.5 Baths
Status: Sold
MLS#: x10099
Last Updated: 9/14/2004 8:03 AM
Description for 2 San Rafael Way San Francisco, CA 94127
One of the most incredible homes in St. Francis Wood this stately corner mansion has been in the same family since 1943. This dramatic two story home showcases lustrous woods, grand scaled rooms, hand painted beam ceilings, step-down formal living room, formal dining room with hand painted beam ceilings, dramatic foyer with hand painted beam ceilings and amazing wrought iron staircase, library with custom shelving and cabinetry, gallery with three sets of cathedral style arched windows and beautiful custom wrought iron work. The exquisite architectural detail throughout the home includes parquet floors, barrel ceilings, columns, archways, crown moldings, plaster moldings, dentil moldings, high ceilings, lush wood paneled doors with medallions, high ceilings and leaded glass windows. This is an opportunity of a lifetime to own one of the grandest homes in St. Francis Wood. Five bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, formal step down living room with fireplace, formal dining room, gallery, dramtic foyer with circular wrought iron staircase, library, eat-in kitchen, breakfast room, ocean views, garden, brick patio, yard, walk-out deck, excellent storage, two car side by side garage, security system and possible expansion potential in basement, steamed heat and copper plumbing. Main Level: The dramatic FORMAL ENTRY is highlighted with parquet floors, soaring ceiling, hand painted beamed ceiling, vintage wrought iron light fixture, two arched cathedral style windows with French panes and an amazing circular wrought iron staircase. From the foyer one enters through a wrought iron gate with flower motif into the wonderful GALLERY. The gallery features plaster moldings, wrought iron light fixture and three sets of cathedral style arched windows with French panes. The sunken FORMAL LIVING ROOM is grand and is graced with parquet floors, barrel ceilings, large cathedral style arched window, archways, beautiful vintage wall sconces and a beautiful fireplace that boasts tile detail and custom wrought iron built-in screen with floral motif. Off the living room is the splendid LIBRARY with French paned windows with garden outlook, built-in bookshelves and cabinets, parquet floors and eight paneled pocket doors with medallions. The FORMAL DINING ROOM invites elegant entertaining and is enhanced with hardwood floors, beam ceilings, a large cathedral style arched window and exquisite chandelier. Adjacent to the dining room the large sunny BREAKFAST ROOM opens into the kitchen. This room is bright and airy and features hardwood floors, built-in cabinets with leaded glass doors, shelves and drawers and opens out to the garden and brick patio. The EAT-IN KITCHEN offers great counter and cabinet space, pergo floors, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, electric four burner range with vent hood, garbage disposal and garden outlook. Off the kitchen there is a large walk-in butler’s pantry with pergo floors and storage shelves. There is access to the garage from the pantry. There is a spacious BEDROOM with hardwood floors, crown molding, large walk-in closet and garden outlook off the kitchen. This bedroom has its own BATHROOM with tile floor and tub. A tiled POWDER ROOM and walk-in closet off the hallway completes this level. Second Level: There are FOUR LARGE BEDROOMS AND TWO BATHROOMS on this level. Three of the bedrooms are west facing and boast phenomenal sunsets. The MASTER EN-SUITE features ocean views, dentil moldings, bay alcove with corbels, plaster moldings, vintage wall sconces, French paned windows and two large walk-in closets. There is a dressing room off the master that is enhanced with leaded glass windows and an abundance of closet and cabinet space for storage. Adjacent to the dressing room, the large master BATHROOM features leaded glass windows, tile floors, stall shower, tub, pedestal sink and storage with shelves. The second BEDROOM offers French paned windows, crown molding, walk-in closet and garden outlook. This bedroom is currently being used a family room. The third BEDROOM has French paned doors, crown moldings, large walk-in closet and dressing area off the bedroom. There is access to the bathroom from the dressing room. This bedroom opens out to a deck. The fourth BEDROOM boasts hardwood floors, crown moldings, walk-in closet and wonderful views of the “Boulevard.” The second BATHROOM is off the hallway and features a tile bathroom, tub, pedestal sink and stall tile shower. Off the hallway there are two linen closets, a walk-in coat closet and a walk-in utility closet. Lower Level: There is access to the basement and the garage from the butler’s pantry off the kitchen and from a staircase in a hallway off the foyer. The basement area includes two large rooms, water closet, custom built-ins, excellent storage, laundry facility, mechanical room, and has access to the back yard. EXCLUSIONS: Chandelier in the Library, Chandelier in the Breakfast Room and Carpet on stairs.
Listing Information
Property Type: Residential Single Family
St. Francis Wood View Neighborhood Data... 1929
Room Information
Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Den
Interior Features
02 Story
Exterior/Lot Features
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