This lovingly remodeled and restored Italianate Victorian family home from approximately 1885 was the Foster family residence and has been updated and outfitted for todayâ€™s family. A charming front gate provides entry to the front garden and East facing deck outfitted with large azaleas framing the double door entry with custom etched glass. Upon entering, the grand staircase frames the view corridor through the house to the rose garden beyond. The main floor has a formal living room with fireplace and high ceiling; a formal dining room with high ceilings, decorative original fireplace and a glass panel door out to the side garden; and a custom designed powder room.
Beyond the dining room is an open kitchen with family room framed by windows and French doors out to the side and rear gardens. These rooms are bathed in light and possess and expansive feel complementing the space. The kitchen and family room have hardwood floors and high ceilings; a peninsula bar for food prep or informal dining; a pantry; and double height upper cabinets for extra storage. Walking out into the side garden, the fountain and mature fuchsia trees frame an intimate setting leading to the main rear garden with brick patio, roses, camellias and a spa tub. There is also a view of Twin Peaks to the West. Up the grand staircase to the top floor, there are three bedrooms and two baths including a master suite, an office and a laundry. The front bedroom is spacious with tall windows looking out at the houses across the street and the view of downtown beyond. The bedroom can be expanded into the office through a set of double doors. There is a middle bedroom with window out to the side garden and a hall bath. A laundry closet is also on this floor off of the hallway. The rear bedroom is the master suite which provides privacy from the rest of the house as you enter an enclosed hall of his and her double closets completely outfitted for efficient storage and day-to-day living. The master bath is limestone tile with a large shower stall and double vanity. The bedroom has a fireplace and French doors onto a large private rear deck with broad views of Twin Peaks, the Castro and Corona Heights. The furniture plan positions the bed perfectly to take advantage of the views and a port-hole eve window above the French doors can perfectly frame a view of Sutro Tower or sometimes a full moon. There is a one car garage. There is some basement with limited height that has been ideal for wine storage.
3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Master Suite w/Fireplace and Deck, Formal Living Room w/Fireplace, Formal Dining Room w/Decorative Fireplace, Open Kitchen Family Room, Expansive Gardens, Hardwood Floors, High Ceilings, Period Moldings, Grand Staircase, 1 Car Garage.
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