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An opportunity to own one of the finest homes in San Francisco. This exclusive one of a kind home is located on one of the most prestigious streets in San Francisco. On a private cul-de-sac in Presidio Heights, it embraces the entire corner block.
Pulling up to the extended driveway, through a beautiful automatic gate, one is immediately struck by the sweeping grounds revealing a serene flat park-like setting complete with beautiful landscaping, flowering gardens, mature trees and lush lawns.
From the driveway, there is access to a large four car garage and ample parking for an additional five or more cars on the secure and private driveway.
This extraordinary home sits on over a quarter of an acre of land and boasts close to 12,000 square feet of living space. It overlooks and borders the Presidio greenery and offers the ultimate in privacy and views.
A masterpiece built exclusively for the prominent Mary A. Huntington in 1910. The renowned architect Hermann Barth designed this spectacular home with unparalleled quality, scope and scale with attention to detail highlighting the fine artistry and workmanship. Custom finishes complete each space while providing comfort and elegant design.
The high ceilings and abundance of windows and glass doors opening to the exterior fill this home with light and warmth. From the bay views and lush green vistas, it is welcoming, inviting and breathtaking in every way!
The timeless architectural detail includes high ceilings, hardwood floors, wood paneled walls, coffered ceilings, beamed ceilings, dentil moldings, wainscoting, crown moldings, intricate ceiling moldings, large picture windows, leaded glass bay windows, arched ceilings, exterior corbels, large pocket doors and fabulous light fixtures.
Remodeled and expanded by the current owner in 1994, it offers modern amenities and still retains the beauty and elegance from the era in which it was built.
This grand scale home is the ultimate family home for someone who loves to entertain at the highest possible quality.
Walk to Julius Kahn Park and Playground and close proximity to prestigious schools, Sacramento Street shopping district and transportation. Significant homes of this caliber and architectural integrity seldom come on the market. An opportunity of a lifetime and surely not to be missed.
9 + car parking, elevator to all four floors, views of the Presidio and partial Bay views, 9 bedrooms, au pair and staff quarters with 3 bedrooms, master sitting room, 6 full remodeled bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, stone entrance, grand formal entry with wrought iron staircase, formal living room, formal dining room, large sitting room/foyer, impressive remodeled eat-in kitchen with extensive pantry, guest kitchen on first floor, family room, sunken family room/media room adjacent to the kitchen, exercise room, huge walk-out 665 square foot deck, smaller deck, 4 fireplaces, skylights, laundry room on bedroom floor, laundry on first floor, secondary staircase, wine room, huge mechanical room, large 890 square foot four car garage with interior access and 12 foot ceilings, parking for additional 5 cars on driveway with automatic gate, tradesman entrance, large storage room, garden shed, security system with cameras, Panasonic phone system, cable ready, custom window treatments, skylights.
Large landscaped private backyard/garden with lush lawn, sprinklers, irrigation, illumination, flagstone pathway, brick patio, brick walls, fountain, a colorful assortment of blooming plants, manicured box hedges and mature trees. The back yard can be accessed from the first and second floors. Front garden lush lawns with sprinklers, illumination and mature trees. Exceptional spacious landscaped brick patio on the Jackson street side of the house.
Before entering this breathtaking home, the massive stone ENTRANCE features beamed ceilings, dentil wood molding and beautiful leaded bottle glass windows flanking the gorgeous entry door.
The inviting FORMAL ENTRY features tumbled marble floors, heated floors, beamed ceilings, exquisite wood paneled walls, recessed lighting, high ceilings, crystal chandelier, coat closet with window and a beautiful wrought iron staircase. There is access to the staff/au pair’s quarters from the formal entry.
Up the wide dramatic staircase one is greeted by the large and elegant SITTING ROOM/FOYER. This room offers beamed ceilings, wood paneled walls, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, dentil moldings, leaded glass bay windows, ten foot ceilings and two built-in wood credenzas. This room separates the living room and dining room and boasts an elegant space to greet friends.
To the right of the sitting room/foyer, the FORMAL LIVING ROOM is truly magnificent both in scale and design. It overlooks the grounds and the Presidio through large floor to ceiling picture windows framing the views. It is showcased by extraordinary architectural detail including lush wood paneling, intricate ceiling moldings, ten and a half foot ceilings, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, large lush wood pocket door and built-in bookshelves flanking the incredible stone wood burning fireplace with exceptional detail.
To the left of the sitting room/foyer, the banquet size FORMAL DINING ROOM is highlighted with ten and a half foot ceilings, intricate ceiling moldings, dentil moldings, stunning crystal chandelier, hardwood floors, lush wood pocket door, recessed lighting, wainscoting, lush wood windows, exquisite Italian butterscotch/gold linen and cotton upholstery on the walls and a wood burning fireplace with beautiful marble mantle and marble base.
Next to the dining room the large service PANTRY with high ceilings, excellent counter space and floor to ceiling custom cabinetry (some with glass and glass shelves) is perfect for food preparation, serving area and storage for china, linens and glassware. It boasts granite countertops, granite backsplash, stone floors, a Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, Miele dishwasher, two sinks, two garbage disposals, a hot water dispenser, lovely hand painted stenciled walls and recessed lighting. This wonderful pantry is separated from the kitchen with lovely beveled glass pocket doors.
Adjacent to the pantry the incredible REMODELED EAT-IN KITCHEN is a chef’s delight! Truly no detail was spared in designing and remodeling this amazing open space. It features stone floors, coffered ceilings, leaded glass windows, recessed lighting, crown moldings, ceilings speakers and patio outlook.
It boasts an abundance of custom cabinetry, granite countertops and backsplash, butcher block counter, granite bar counter where one can add stools for dining, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer (with water and ice maker), Miele dishwasher, Marvel wine fridge, Thermador Professional stainless steel six-burner gas range with oven, grill and warmers, vent hood with fan and light over range, tiled cooktop backsplash, Kitchen Aid trash compactor, double stainless steel Thermador convection ovens, GE Professional stainless steel microwave, two separate sink areas including two stainless steel sinks, two InSinkErator garbage disposals, two hot water dispensers, soap dispenser and Samsung television.
This fabulous designer kitchen is perfect for family gatherings, cooking and entertaining with ample room for a large table that sits at least 12 people.
Adjacent to the kitchen is a newer addition to the house which the current owners added. The exceptional sunken FAMILY ROOM/MEDIA ROOM features hardwood floors, thirteen and a half foot ceilings, dentil moldings, double paned windows, leaded glass windows, intricate ceiling moldings, recessed lighting, overhead lighting, wainscoting, built-in bookshelves and entertainment cabinetry flanking the wood/gas burning fireplace with gorgeous stone mantle and stone base, double paned French doors that open out to a large walk-out tiled deck with Presidio views, lighting and overlooking the backyard/garden. This deck is perfect for entertaining and indoor/outdoor living at its best! One can also access the
backyard/garden from this deck.
The POWDER ROOM off the hallway has a leaded glass window, high ceilings, chandelier, sink with marble counter and backsplash, storage under sink, two wall sconces, molding, hardwood floors and a toilet.
There is a door off the hallway where one can access a staircase to the backyard/garden. Off the secondary staircase, built-in cabinets, granite counter and a pocket door completes this floor.
FIVE BEDROOMS, SITTING ROOM, THREE BATHROOMS, AN EXERCISE ROOM AND A LAUNDRY ROOM completes this floor.
As one goes up the wide staircase to the third floor one notices the incredible large skylights that filters in natural light.
The FIRST BEDROOM has wall sconces, two closets, leaded glass windows and a door where one can access a full bathroom.
The SECOND BEDROOM features leaded glass windows, high ceilings, walk-in closet, recessed lighting, crown moldings and a huge walk-in closet with builtins, cabinets, arched window, French doors and access to a full bathroom.
A REMODELED FULL BATHROOM accessed by the first and second bedrooms boasts double Kohler sinks with honed marble counter and backsplash, marble floor, shower over tub with tile surround and glass enclosure, recessed lighting, Toto toilet, frosted leaded glass windows, wall sconces, wall mirror, storage drawers and cabinets.
The THIRD BEDROOM has high ceilings, recessed lighting, leaded glass windows, storage cabinet, walk-in closet with built-ins, drawers, leaded glass window and mirrored door, built-in bookshelves, crown moldings and access to a full bathroom.
The FOURTH BEDROOM offers Presidio views, two wall lamps, high ceilings, recessed lighting, crown moldings, sitting bench, a walk-in closet with built-ins and access to a full bathroom.
A REMODELED FULL BATHROOM accessed by the third and fourth bedrooms has leaded glass windows, a beautiful light fixture, tile floor, sink with tile counter, cabinet and drawers, wall mirror, Toto toilet and a shower over tub with tile surround and glass enclosure.
The large and grand scale MASTER EN-SUITE is enhanced with bay windows, Presidio views, garden outlook, high ceilings, crown moldings, recessed lighting and a huge walk-in closet with pocket door, custom built-ins and a leaded glass window.
The sumptuous REMODELED MASTER BATHROOM offers Presidio views, partial Bay views, garden outlook, double sinks with marble counter and marble backsplash, an abundance of cabinetry and drawers, marble floor, marble walls, two mirrored medicine cabinets with glass shelves, wall sconces, double paned windows, heated towel rack, Mr. Steam marble shower with bench, handheld shower and glass door, American Standard toilet, Bidet and mirrored door.
Off the master en-suite, the MASTER SITTING ROOM offers partial Bay views, Presidio views, garden outlook, double paned Bay windows, high ceilings, crown moldings, recessed lighting, built-in bookshelves, pocket doors and a wood burning fireplace with marble mantle and marble base.
The light-filled EXERCISE ROOM boasts partial Bay views, Presidio views, garden outlook, mirrored walls, skylights, mounted LG television, an abundance of built-in closets, recessed lighting, pocket door, double paned windows and a double paned glass door that opens out to a deck.
Off the hallway the LAUNDRY ROOM is equipped with an Electrolux washer/dryer side by side, mini fridge, butcher block counter, stainless steel sink, garbage disposal, leaded glass window, cabinets and drawers.
A linen closet off the hallway completes this floor.
FOUR BEDROOMS AND TWO FULL BATHROOMS completes this floor.
The FIRST BEDROOM has Presidio Forest views, leaded glass windows and a closet.
The SECOND BEDROOM offers a leaded glass window and a closet.
The THIRD BEDROOM features partial Bay views, Presidio Forest views, hardwood floors, arched ceiling, Samsung television, leaded glass windows and built-in bookshelves and drawers.
A REMODELED FULL BATHROOM off the hallway is complete with leaded glass window, Toto toilet, sink with marble counter and backsplash, storage drawers and cabinet, wall mirror, two wall sconces, tile floor, stall tiled shower with tiled bench, additional handheld shower, glass door and glass enclosure and recessed lighting.
The FOURTH BEDROOM is an en-suite and boasts a walk-in closet, two spacious storage closets, arched ceiling, recessed lighting and leaded glass windows. The REMODELED FULL BATHROOM off this bedroom has a cabinet with shelves, leaded glass window, tile floor, pedestal sink, Toto toilet, two wall sconces, glass shelves, recessed lighting and a stall tiled shower with glass door.
Linen cabinets and a large walk-in closet with leaded glass window off the hallway completes this floor.
THREE BEDROOMS (AU PAIR AND STAFF QUARTERS), A FULL BATHROOM, A HALF BATHROOM, FAMILY ROOM, STAFF KITCHEN, LAUNDRY, WINE ROOM, MECHANICAL ROOM, ACCESS TO BACKYARD/GARDEN, INTERIOR ACCESS TO A GIANT 4 CAR GARAGE, LARGE STORAGE ROOM AND ACCESS TO A LANDSCAPED BRICK PATIO completes this floor.
The THREE BEDROOMS offer high ceilings, two of them with closets, one with crown molding and one with 2 wall lamps.
A REMODELED FULL BATHROOM offers tile floor, Kohler sink with storage cabinet, stall tiled shower, wall mirror, window and a Kohler toilet. Off the hallway there are 4 closets, a linen closet with shelves and built-in drawers for linens.
The POWDER ROOM has a Toto toilet, tile floor, window, sink and high ceilings.
The FAMILY ROOM offers built-in bookshelves, cabinets, high ceilings, molding and a door that opens out to the backyard/garden.
The large WINE ROOM has wine racks, windows and additional shelving.
The STAFF KITCHEN features tile counters and backsplash, stainless steel sink, InSinkErator garbage disposal, InSinkErator instant hot water dispenser, cabinetry and drawers, Inglis refrigerator/freezer with water and ice maker, GE dishwasher, Samsung electric range with oven, vent hood with fan and light over range, pantry closet with shelves, bar tiled counter where one can add stools for dining, garden outlook, tile floor, phone nook, high ceilings and a door that opens out to the backyard/garden. There is also a Whirlpool washer and dryer side by side located in the guest kitchen.
The MECHANCIAL ROOM offers high ceilings and houses two water heaters and three furnaces.
To the left of the mechanical room there is a door that opens out to a brick pathway where one can access the large FOUR CAR GARAGE WITH INTERIOR ACCESS. The garage boasts twelve foot ceilings, floor to ceiling built-in storage cabinetry, two windows and recessed lighting.
There is a large STORAGE ROOM with high ceilings and a closet that houses a furnace. A large landscaped brick patio with mature tree, lush greenery, irrigation and lighting, tradesman entrance, garden shed and brick pathways leading to the backyard/garden complete this floor.