This week's selection of open houses for your weekend browsing pleasure are all within arm's reach of a public park.
Location: 3501 Laguna, Marina
Size: 1-bed, 1-bath; 714-square-feet
Pitch: "Location, Location, Location best describes this Marina District condominium. This condo with a patio overlooking the grassy knoll part of Fort Mason is freshly painted. A walking score of 94, a walker's paradise."
Our Take: All that greenery as our backyard? We'll take it.
Open House: Sunday, 2 to 4PM
Location: 241 Telegraph Hill, Telegraph Hill
Size: 2-bed, 1-bath; unlisted square footage
Pitch: "Wonderful Telegraph Hill view condo with a huge deeded walkout view terrace! Contemporary style with walls of glass to the terrace and views, a real extension of the living space and great for entertaining, having mature plantings and warm sunny exposure."
Our Take: While we know that Pioneer Park isn't filled with valleys and soccer fields, it does have the Filbert Steps and the most awesome jog up to Coit Tower, which your condo overlooks. You're also a few blocks from the Embarcadero, which is one of the nicest strips to jog along.
Open House: Saturday and Sunday, 4 to 5PM
Location: 681 Frederick, Cole Valley
Size: 1-bed, 1-bath; 590-square-feet
Pitch: "Wonderful! Big bright windows throughout take advantage of the high ceilings. There are plantation shutter for charm and privacy. Directly across the street from Golden Gate Park.
Our Take: This is a market rate condo. The city holds Rights of First Refusal, City 2nd loan available for a qualified buyer.
Open House: Saturday, 2 to 4PM