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Angelo Cosentino Presents: 1379 Rhode Island Street Handsome 1907 Potrero Hill Home SOLD $1,725,000

Overview

An enduring classic, this distinctive turn-of-the-century home reflects a striking profusion of architectural design elements inspired by Victorian, Greek Revival, and Craftsman styles. The elegant facade is comprised of decorative cinnamon-color cedar shingles, beautiful bay windows and dentil moldings, and a top-floor aerie with West facing views of Twin Peaks. Situated on a flat, quiet street on the Southwest slope of Potrero Hill, this handsome home gives way to a refined, sophisticated San Francisco lifestyle in one of San Francisco's most desirable neighborhoods.

Upon entering the front gate and covered porch area of this fine home, you ascend a stairway to the primary living level - with a warm and welcoming living room with a wood burning fireplace and an adjoining dining room. The delightful family room has a Vermont Casting wood stove and tall warm-wood wainscoting - the perfect spot to take respite. The eat-in kitchen is well-appointed with new stainless steel appliances and wooden cabinets, and a laundry closet. The front guest bedroom and full bath complete this level. Just off the kitchen is a patio, with space for a BBQ, and a beautiful and inviting terraced garden. The third floor aerie, is comprised of two bedrooms, each with walk-in-closets and one with a private deck overlooking the garden. Additionally, there is a full bath at this level. The first floor offers a versatile space with an additional room for an office, full third bath, and a finished basement storage area.

This home is an expression of San Francisco style and warmth, and invites you to stay a awhile. It is located in Potrero Hill - known for sunny and warm weather, hilly neighborhood streets with incredible San Francisco Bay and city views, relaxed hip vibe, and a community of shops, restaurants, coffee spots, gourmet markets including Whole Foods, open space, and community gardens. This location offers quick access to freeways (101, 280, I-80), public transportation (Cal train/Muni), tech shuttles to Silicon Valley, and SFO airport. It's a short bike ride to UCSF/Mission Bay, The Design Center, Zynga, Airbnb, and Twitter. Be the first to visit this property.

- Finely crafted three story 1907 single-family home

- Hints of Victorian, Greek Revival, and Craftsman styles

- Shingled, bay windows, and top-floor aerie with views of Twin Peaks

- Spacious and bright, two skylights

- Three bedrooms, three full baths (one on each level)

- Eat-in-kitchen, new Bosch stainless steel appliances

- Tiled baths

- Wood burning fireplace (LR), and Vermont Casting wood stove (family room)

- Hardwood floors with an inlay detail; Double pane Anderson bay windows

- Patio and terraced garden with decks, fenced

- 2,005 sq.ft home; 2,500 sq.ft lot zoned RH2 (per tax records)

- One car off street parking spot

- Situated on a quiet, flat street

- Located in desirable Potrero Hill - with sunny weather, hilly streets, incredible SF Bay and city views, relaxed hip vibe, a wonderful community of shops / restaurants/ coffee spots/ gourmet markets and beautiful open spaces and gardens

- San Francisco Unified School District

- Convenient access to freeways (101, 280, I-80), public transportation (Cal train/ Muni), tech shuttles, close to SFO airport.

Neighborhood

Potrero Hill

One of the best kept secrets for many years, Potrero Hill was once the blue collar home of shipping docks, storehouses, and the simple shops and bakeries frequented by the families who called it home.  The big turnaround came on the heels of the dot-com revolution when many of the warehouses and factories in the area were transitioned into the live-work lofts and offices we know today.  Development along Third Street has solidified this area's reputation as an exciting destination, with an unparalleled ease of commute to downtown SF.

Among Potrero Hill's many assets, its sunny weather, fantastic views, and ready access to all highways rank high on the list. A hardy neighborhood, there are a great many early Victorians along its charming streets which remarkably withstood the earthquake of 1906.

Eateries, bars and shops along 18th street are plentiful in options.  The classic watering hole Blooms, named for the heroine of Ulysses, offers pool tables, awe-inspiring views, and fantastic people watching.  Chez Papa offers the best French Provencal bistro cuisine this side of the Sierra Nevada. And please don't miss Farley's, where an easy-going coffee drinking crowd enjoy daily brews strong enough to cut through any misty morning.

Students and young folks help liven things up just enough thanks to the nearby California College of Art campus, the California Culinary Academy, and local bar The Bottom of the Hill, which hosts an amazing array of music acts not to be missed. You'll find plenty of shopping and grocery options close to 16th and Potrero.  

If you've never visited Potrero Hill, get ready to be romanced by this charming hillside respite.

Schedule

Open Houses:

Saturday, May 2nd  from 1 - 4 pm

Sunday, May 3rd from 1 - 4 pm

Wine & cheese twilight showing Thursday, May 7th from 5:30 - 8 pm

Sat, May 9th from 1 - 4 pm

Sunday, May 10th from 1 - 4 pm

 

Brokers Tour:

Tuesday May 5th from 2 - 3:30 pm

 

Additional Showings by Appointment:
Contact Angelo Cosentino
(415) 298-9171 
angelo.cosentino@compass.com

www.angelocosentino.com 

 

 

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Angelo  Cosentino

Angelo Cosentino

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