Wonderful Victorian home in the coveted Lake Street area and located just a few blocks from the Presidio, this 5-bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home exceeds expectations in terms of size, variety of spaces and separate backyard cottage. Elegant period details including an intricate Victorian façade, hardwood flooring, and beautiful moldings and woodwork. The interior has been modernized with recessed lighting, a Ring doorbell, Nest thermostat, an updated kitchen, and handsome built-ins. The spacious floorplan provides endless possibilities and maximum flexibility across the main house as well as guest cottage.
Upon entry, the home opens to a gracious living room with Bay windows facing east and a gas fireplace with a stone surround and wood mantle. Around the corner is a den, great for a home office, with a built-in desk and cabinetry and windowed French doors. Off the hallway is a coat closet and powder room for guests. At the opposite end of this level is a fabulous chef’s kitchen with a central island, illuminated by a skylight overhead. The kitchen is equipped with chic gray cabinetry, a breakfast bar, and stainless appliances including double Thermador ovens and Viking Professional cooktop, hood, dishwasher and more. Cabinets extend all the way up to the ceiling for maximum storage space and there is a convenient pantry storage closet nearby. The kitchen is open to the formal dining room, which has a delightful built-in china cabinet. Across the breakfast bar for informal dining is a sprawling and bright family room, ideal for family gathering. It features a built-in media cabinet and shelving, a corner wood-burning fireplace, and a wall of windows and French doors leading out to the back deck. The large deck, perfect for BBQing, overlooks surrounding palm trees and has stairs down to the spacious backyard patio.
On the top floor is a private dormered bedroom suite, well-suited for an older child or guest. The bathroom offers a glass-enclosed shower and floating vanity, and there sitting area and a cozy office or sitting area with a built-in desk. The space is flooded with sunlight from overhead skylights.
On the lower level are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, including an impressive primary suite which is separated off by a hallway door. The primary bathroom boasts a soaking tub and glass-enclosed shower, as well as a double vanity, as well as a large walk-in closet. The bedroom itself is generous and has an additional built-in armoire and window seat, as well as large windows and French doors to the covered patio and backyard. There are two additional bedrooms on this level that share a lovely bathroom with a shower over tub, as well as side by side washer and dryer. From the hallway is direct access to the garage, which is used as a one-car garage with generous built-in storage but could be used as a two-car garage if desired.
The backyard patio has a covered and uncovered portion, with ample space for seating and dining. It connects to a fantastic back two-story guest cottage, completely standalone from the rest of the home, and perfect for an au pair, extra guests, an exercise room and/or home office. The ground level of the cottage houses a spacious family room or workout room with wet bar and windows overlooking the garden, and an attractive bathroom with shower over tub. Upstairs is a tranquil bedroom with closet, and an adjacent office.
The superior location just off quiet Lake Street affords easy access to the Presidio, Mountain Lake Park, Presidio Golf Course, the 101, and fabulous shopping and dining in both directions, on Clement Street as well as Sacramento.