San Francisco - Bay Area
Photo Credit: Matthew Millman
Never Judge a Book by its Cover!
Our newly minted Lakestreet location is already a best seller.
The Vibe: Like a twist in a mystery novel, the classic facade of this 1905 Edwardian home defies the drama of the streamlined and modernized interior. How did a musty, neglected Victorian transform into a refined, repurposed LEED showcase home? First clue - its new owners are a visionary modernist architect committed to sustainable building practices and his chic European wife, an interior designer who embraces tradition. Consequently, the newly polished home reveals itself like a great story, a true tale of commitment and compromise with a memorable ending!
The Details: The characteristics of this historic San Francisco home awe - hardwood floors, traditional moldings, and heritage windows - are refurbished and hold court in this majestic structure. The characteristics contemporary taste finds dated - small rooms, dark halls, butlers kitchen, narrow staircases - are reimagined as spacious and light filled. Thus, the cast of characters of this single family home is alchemy of antique and awesome design vintage and vibrant elements.
The Scoop: This single family home embodies the term - today’s traditional. It is classic contemporary, edited and vetted construction and design. Tucked into a quiet cul-de-sac, and abutting against the Presidio Park, this nearly 5000 sq. ft. dwelling sits proudly upon a double wide lot property. Hence, the scale and size of the property is unique to this area of San Francisco. Page after page, this Fresh Mint reads location, location, location!
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