712 Castro St
4 BR, 3.5 BA Downtown View Grand Victorian
712 Castro St
Address: 712 Castro St
Neighborhood: Eureka Valley
Bedrooms: 4 BR
Bathrooms: 3.5 BA
Perched on the Liberty Hill, this four bedroom grand Victorian provides close proximity to both Noe Valley and the Castro village. With its historic Victorian façade, once inside the home enters the 21st Century with a modern kitchen, bathroom, and outdoor decks. Fortunately, all the beautiful details have been lovingly retained including the parlor’s wallpaper, fireplace, staircase railings, stained glass windows, working pocket doors, and ornate crown moldings. Characteristic high ceilings, bay windows, tall doorways and beautiful reclaimed fir wood floors blend with ultra-contemporary conveniences for today’s lifestyle.
The width of the property lot allows for a wide main level which includes a formal entry, triple parlor which opens to incorporate a delightful front sitting room with downtown San Francisco views. The main living room boasts an original wood-burning fireplace, ornate crown molding, hardwood floors, and eastern light. The third part of the parlor is currently used as a library and reading area. The Dining Area comfortably seats a large dinner party and overlooks the lush backyard.
The ultra modern Kitchen features handsome stainless steel counter tops along with custom teak cabinets and ample storage. A modern Powder Room was added to the main level. French doors open to the beautifully landscaped, sunny PATIO/GARDEN for alfresco dining and relaxation. Tall fern trees provide the backdrop to perennials, seasonal blooms and a lush lawn; An arbor leads to the deep, terraced backyard.
Top-of-the-line Professional appliances include:
- • Custom Liebherr refrigerator and pull-out freezer drawer
- • Bertazzoni 6-burner gas range
- • Range Hood
- • Microwave-convection oven>
- • 2-Drawer Fisher and Paykel Dishwasher
- • 60+ bottle SubZero wine cooler
The MASTER BEDROOM overlooks the patio/garden and features wardrobe closets. The Master Bedroom has unique teak parquet that creates a warm glow when the western light shines through the tall custom windows. The luxurious MASTER BATH with handsome tile surround houses a stainless steel top vanity, designer sink with mirror and wall sconces, spacious step-in shower with multiple shower heads, and deep spa tub.
The charming FRONT and MIDDLE BEDROOMS share a large FULL BATH with finishes similar to the master bath. Additional closets are located off the hall. The FRONT BEDROOM is currently being used as a library with fireplace, large picture windows, and panoramic downtown views of San Francisco city and Bay Bridge.
Downstairs is a one bedroom/one bath apartment that could be used for guests, a nanny, or rental income. A full garage has ample room for wine storage and one car parking. There is parking for a 2nd car in the driveway.