SECLUDED RUSSIAN HILL MASTERPIECE
Behind a demure 2-car garage, 1050 Filbert St is a secluded, reverse plan luxury home with a stunning view of Coit Tower from the entry and great room. Tucked into a hillside, this private home was designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects and exquisitely remodeled by Ryan Associates in 2003/2004, with fine finishes and expert woodworking. The custom touches and rich details in every room will delight you.
Earning its name from the Cyrillic-inscribed gravestones discovered at its peak by California gold rushers, Russian Hill has long been prized for its history, elegance, and stunning views. The style of homes that hug the area’s steep slopes and surround its tiny parks and manicured gardens, take influence from Spanish Colonial, Italianate, Neo-Georgian, Mission Revival and Arts and Craft architectural styles. Russian Hill’s main shopping district, Polk Street, offers an array of fine restaurants and boutiques, or stroll down the hill to North Beach, SF’s bustling Italian neighborhood.
- Columned façade, octagonal formal entry windows
- Beautifully landscaped, tranquil courtyard between the buildings with Koi pond and rock waterfall
- Open plan kitchen, dining and living room
- Living room with glass enclosed display cabinets, electronically controlled window coverings, gas fireplace, outlooks to Michelangelo Playground
- Handscraped, dark walnut hardwood floors, radiant heat floors, solid core pocket doors, dimmable recessed lighting, abundant storage and built-in shelving throughout
- Kitchen with Sub-Zero refrigerator with drawers, Gaggenau double wall ovens, Wolf 6-burner cooktop with griddle, Bulthaup cabinets, stainless counters. Island with bar sink and drawers with custom inserts
- Butler’s pantry with full size sink, Fisher Paykel dish drawers, two under counter Sub-Zero freezer drawers
- Powder room with venetian plaster finish
- Master bedroom with double custom walk in closets
- Carrera Marble master bath with soaking tub, separate glass enclosed shower, double sinks, mobile storage units
- Second bedroom with 2 closets, full bath, laundry room access and door to courtyard
- Coit Tower outlooks from entry, kitchen and dining room
- Dedicated office at street level with storage and views
- Studio/Guest Suite below office with built-ins, closet, full bath with glass enclosed shower and bonus sink and mini fridge
- 2-car garage with storage
- Dedicated Laundry room with utility sink and storage
- Media closet
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- .5 Bath/Powder
- Living Room
- Dining Room
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Baths
- 1 Master Suite
- Wall Insulation
- Low-Flow Shower(s)
- Low-Flow Toilet(s)
- Shower and Tub
- Stall Shower
- Radiant Heat
- Gas Range
- Cooktop Stove
- Hood Over Range
- Double Oven
- Garbage Disposal
- Trash Compactor
- Breakfast Area
- In Laundry Room
Attached Garage, Interior Access, Auto Door
Water-Public, Sewer System-Public
- Zero Lot Line
- Paved Driveway
- Paved Sidewalks
Additional Property Details
- San Francisco
More About Russian Hill
Earning its name from the Cyrillic-inscribed gravestones discovered at its peak by California gold rushers (Cyrillic script is a writing system employed across Eastern Europe), Russian Hill has long been prized for its history, elegance, and stunning views.
But when it comes to the style of homes that hug the area’s steep slopes and surround its tiny parks and manicured gardens, you’ll have to look beyond Eastern Europe for influences. Here, cottages and mansions alike take their design from Spanish Colonial, Italianate, Neo-Georgian, Mission Revival and Arts and Craft architectural styles.
It’s been well over a century since the last Russian crew members found their final resting spot on this hill (don’t worry; the cemetery has since been moved), but the name that they inspired remains.
In a Word
Russian Hill residents include the well-to-do as well as a young, hip and affluent white-collar crowd. However diverse, all are drawn to the array of fine restaurants and boutiques that line Russian Hill’s main shopping district, Polk Street. Here, your options are many and varied:
Armistead Maupin drew his inspiration for his groundbreaking newspaper-serial-made-novel, Tales of the City, from Russian Hill’s winding, wind-swept streets.
Why Russian Hill?
Impressive architecture and a fine style of life. Need we say more?