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On a 2,970 square foot street to street lot (from States Street to Ord Court) in the best Corona Heights location, this one-of-a-kind house with stunning Turret is reminiscent of a Castle and ready for a new owner looking for an architecturally unique showcase home.
Detached on 3 sides, it offers wonderful views, light-filled rooms, newly installed wide plank oak hardwood floors, new baseboards, incredible and rare leaded stained glass windows, French paned glass windows, box beamed ceiling, dentil moldings, arched doors, archways, gorgeous new light fixtures, steel spiral staircase and LED recessed lighting.
On a tree-lined block, this impressive home boasts a quiet and serene setting. Walk Score of 93! Walk to Corona Heights Park and enjoy the hiking trails, Randall Museum and close proximity to the plethora of amenities the Castro District Village has to offer.
Three bedrooms, one full remodeled bathroom, 1/4 bath, formal entry, sunken formal living room with fireplace, formal dining room, spacious kitchen, library/family room with fireplace, 3rd fireplace in master bedroom, laundry closet with new washer/dryer, secondary staircase to lower floor, two walk-out decks, City views, deep sunny park-like south-facing backyard/garden, patio, 4 car parking at back of the lot with access off Ord Court. New roof over turret, flag pole on this roof. Newly painted interior. Zoned RH-2
Before entering 253 States Street, one is struck by the impressive architecture of this extraordinary home.
Main Floor: As one enters through a beautiful arched wood door, the Formal Entry boasts arched windows, LED recessed lighting, alcove, hardwood floors and a timeless plaster ceiling medallion.
The dramatic sunken Formal Living Room is highlighted with a double staircase with iron railing, curved walls, LED recessed lighting, hardwood floors, storage area, closet and a gorgeous fireplace with beautiful tile, intricate carved detailing and corbels.
A sun-filled Bedroom is enhanced with a wonderful light fixture, hardwood floors, exceptional leaded stained glass windows, archways, bay window, sink with quartz counter, cabinet, drawers and wall sconce and a closet with an arched mirrored door and window. An arched beveled French paned glass door opens out to a large sunny south facing deck overlooking the backyard/garden, perfect for relaxation, entertaining and sunbathing.
The remodeled Full Bathroom features a shower over tub with tile surround, sink with quartz countertop and backsplash, storage cabinet, Toto toilet, ceiling fan, wall mirror, wall sconce, gorgeous leaded stained glass window and arched door with arched mirror. Across the bathroom, there is a linen closet with shelves.
The Laundry Closet boasts a new stackable GE washer and dryer and hardwood floors.
There are two staircases that lead to the lower floor. One staircase to the left of the living room and another spiral steel staircase to the right of the living room. The spiral steel staircase area features a spectacular leaded stained glass wall mural, an arched window and French paned window. This area would be perfect for art display.
Second Floor: As one goes upstairs to the top floor one notices the incredible leaded stained glass window and two additional arched shaped stained glass windows.
The sunny Second Bedroom boasts wonderful views of Corona Heights and Eureka Valley, backyard outlook, hardwood floors and a closet.
The impressive Master Bedroom with Turret is enhanced with hardwood floors, rounded walls, box beamed ceiling, arched French paned windows and French paned window, dentil moldings, gas burning fireplace with tile base, access to the roof with flagpole and a closet across from the bedroom.
Lower Floor: As one begins to go downstairs, one notices the incredible leaded stained glass windows of St. Patrick and of Queen Elizabeth I.
The spacious Kitchen has quartz countertops, beautiful tile backsplash, great cabinet space, shelves, new stainless steel Frigidaire refrigerator/freezer, Dynasty stainless steel six-burner gas range, vent hood with fan and light over range, deeps stainless steel sink, LED recessed lighting, hardwood floors, Corinthian column and a door with leaded glass window that opens out to a large walk-out south facing party Deck with access to the sunny deep south facing Backyard.
The elegant Formal Dining Room is enhanced with a beautiful chandelier, hardwood floors, windows and French paned beveled glass window.
The fabulous Library/Family Room is highlighted with hardwood floors, an abundance of bookshelves, columned walls, wall sconces, circular leaded stained glass windows, four arched leaded stained glass windows, beautiful light fixture, two wall sconces, LED recessed lighting, fireplace with incredible detailed carving and a leaded stained glass window that opens out to a patio. A steel spiral staircase from this room leads to the main floor of the house. A mechanical closet that houses the water heater completes this floor.
Just south of Buena Vista Park and west of the Duboce Triangle is the small affluent neighborhood of Corona Heights. Many streets are narrow, steep, quiet and quaint while 17th Street and Market Street come alive with traffic and commerce. The architecture runs the gamut from fine Victorians to modern masterpieces. The Randall Museum, located on Museum Way, focuses on arts, crafts, sciences and natural history geared toward children. It has been home for the Golden Gate Model Rail Road Club since 1961. The nearby neighborhoods of the Castro, Haight Ashbury and Cole Valley offer great shopping and dining opportunities, and public transportation is excellent.