Just Sold - 2518 Buchanan Street
Posted by Erin O'Brien — January 10, 2011
This prestigious home was built by Houghton Sawyer in 1911 and has over 8500 square feet of gracious living space including grand public rooms that are elegant and sophisticated, six bedrooms, and five full baths plus two half baths. The dramatic foyer features a curving staircase, a wall of beautiful stained glass, and a distinctive secret bar. Designed by San Francisco’s Anthony Hail, the living room boasts an oversized fireplace and is bright with large Palladian style windows. The spacious dining room has a lovely fireplace and opens to the wonderful garden, while the bright and expansive kitchen, which is wonderful for both everyday living and major entertaining, features a large china/catering pantry and gourmet appliances. A wonderful master bedroom suite with a fireplace, a luxurious bath, and two dressing rooms are located on the second floor, along with two additional bedrooms, a full bath and a large library. The third floor features three additional bedrooms, two full baths, and a large craft room. The lower level of the home has an exercise room, workroom, storage rooms and a two car garage and a one bedroom, one bath apartment. Featuring graceful elegance and an extensive floor plan, this is a San Francisco classic.