4 BR, 4 BA San Francisco Condo for Sale
The Francesca of Nob Hill has reached a new level of style and chic with the spectacular transformation of unit 104. This sumptuous condo was recently transformed into a sleek and sophisticated smart home that has a loft-like feel. The home showcases spectacular iconic views, 11-foot ceilings, modern wide plank floors, a wood-burning fireplace, and high-end top-of-the-line designer finishes. This grand 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom condo is the epitome of modern living in a quintessential, classic San Francisco location.
The Francesca’s classic lobby is timeless reminder of a golden age in Nob Hill. As you enter Unit 104 and close the carved wood door to the 1920s behind you, you will find a modern, urban, and tranquil retreat that is sophisticated, luxurious, and contemporary. This home is like no other, having undergone an extensive remodel worthy of an entire spread in Architectural Digest.
A distinctively designed hallway opens into a spacious living room that showcases a wood-burning fireplace. The modern redesign of the living, dining, and kitchen areas provides many possibilities. Designer details, high ceilings, beautiful new wide-plank floors, and views add so much to the beauty of this home. The kitchen has been extensively remodeled with high-end wood cabinets, designer tile, and top-of-the-line appliances including a gas range and a wine refrigerator. Off the kitchen is a second entrance to the condo.
The bedrooms are large, modern, and peaceful. Breathtaking views of the Bay and the Transamerica building are especially captivating from the skillfully redesigned master bedroom suite, where large windows are located on two walls. Walk-in closets and built-in cabinets provide highly desirable in-unit storage. Each of the four bedrooms is completed with a sizeable upgraded bathroom.
Additional features of this smart home include an automatic shade system, built-in speakers, and an -in-unit video surveillance system.
The Francesca was designed by three notable architects and built in 1923. With a total of 40 units, 3 elevators, and doorperson services, the building has been a gorgeous addition to the beautiful Nob Hill neighborhood. It is perfectly located across from the Fairmont Hotel with San Francisco’s world-famous cable car running down on Powell Street since the Gold Rush days. It is across the street from Illy Café and 2 blocks from the Grace Cathedral Episcopal Church, Huntington Park, The Big 4 Restaurant, and Top Of The Mark as well as minutes away from shopping on Union Square, business in the Financial District, entertainment in North Beach, and Chinatown and SOMA. University Club, Pacific Union Club, Olympic Club, Wingtip Club, and The Battery Club are all nearby.
Nob Hill is one of San Francisco’s signature neighborhoods, renowned for its city landmarks and the famous hotels that border Huntington Park. Nob Hill has also been home to some iconic San Francisco characters; legendary columnist Herb Caen lived in the Brocklebank building, across from the Fairmont Hotel, and the neighborhood was home to Marian and Vivian Brown, the famous “San Francisco twins” known for their signature identical outfits.
• 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
• Corner unit in the back of the building, situated on a hill with spectacular water and downtown views
• Extensive remodel completed in January 2016
• High ceilings, 11 feet tall
• Open modern floor plan
• Abundant natural light
• Living room features wood-burning fireplace and audio/visual system with built-in speakers
• Chef’s gourmet kitchen including gas range
• Walk-in closets
• Built-in closets and shelves
• Designer light fixtures
• Video surveillance system
• Remote-controlled window treatments
• In-unit laundry
• HOA dues: $2,383.40 per month
• Leased parking for 1 car in building garage or Crocker Garage 1 block away: 1 year prepaid
• Built in 1923
• 40 units total
• 4 elevators
• HOA dues include water, heat, garbage, building insurance, doorperson, maintenance, reserves, and property management
• Walk Score of 99, rated the 6th most walkable neighborhood in San Francisco
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