Sold: 55 San Buenaventura Way

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Details
This impressive home offers timeless quality, classic elegance, an ideal two story floor plan and a highly prized St. Francis Wood location. Designed by architect, Martin J. Rist, the five bedroom/three bathroom house has luxuriously sized rooms and fine architectural detail including: period lighting, custom woodwork and built-in cabinetry. The home’s broad bay windows, beautiful random wide plank hardwood floors and its wood-burning fireplace add to its overall charm. You’ll enjoy a large classic kitchen with a separate breakfast room, the updated baths, private home office overlooking the spectacular yard with mature landscape and outdoor fireplace.

A commuter’s dream: the home is convenient to 280 and 101 Freeways,15 minutes from SFO, the Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge and it is two short blocks from West Portal Village shopping, restaurants and excellent public transportation.

Main Features
• Five Bedrooms (Four on the Upper Level)
• Three Full Bathrooms
• Elegant Master Bedroom Suite
• Gracious Formal Living & Dining Rooms
• Classic Kitchen with Separate Breakfast Room
• Private Yard with Brick Patio & Outdoor Fireplace
• Partial Basement with Laundry & Bonus Space
• Two-Car Side by Side Garage + Driveway Parking

Special Features
• Excellent Two Story Floor Plan
• Beautiful Windows & French Doors
• Fine Period Detail & Lighting
• Random Plank Hardwood Floors
• Custom Built-In Cabinetry
• High Ceilings & Wainscoting Detail
• Wood-Burning Fireplace with Marble Surround
• Established Landscaping Front & Rear
• In-Ground Automatic Sprinkling System

St. Francis Wood
The developers of the St. Francis Wood, Mason and McDuffie, began planning the neighborhood more than 100 years ago, advertising St. Francis Wood as the city’s first residential park. The sales brochure touted lots that were twice the size of the average city lot, lush parks and boulevards to be designed by the Olmsted Brothers and streets lined with trees and plants. It was to be a planned community, a place that would appeal to families and to those seeking a grand lifestyle in a unique city setting. The majority of the neighborhood’s 540 homes were completed between the years of 1920 and 1940. While home styles range from Colonial Revival, Spanish Mediterranean to Tudor there is a common thread as all were built under the architectural guidance of the homeowners association. It is for this reason that the neighborhood was able to achieve homogeneity of scale, color and style and it remains that way today.

Neighborhood Guide

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