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Richmond District home hides a surprise behind humble facade

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1922 abode takes a modern turn

Photos by Open Homes Photography

From the outside, the house at 558 27st Avenue looks unremarkable, integrating with the rows of 1920s stucco homes. But once inside, you will find a high-end remodel, similar to the ones you see in Noe Valley.

The interiors as described in the listing are rife with brokerbabble. To wit: “exquisite design,” “entertainer’s paradise,” and “the complete remodel was done by the hands of a perfectionist.” And, well, they’re not wrong. While homes like this can be found in tonier San Francisco neighborhoods, it’s rare to see such a modern reimagining in the Richmond District.

The home's interior has been renovated as a sleek space boasting a remodeled kitchen, dining room, two bedrooms, two baths, and a living room on the upper level. The lower level comes with two bedrooms, one bath, and an additional family room. A big leap from its humble two-bed, one-bath beginnings.

New details inside this circa-1922 house include pretty much everything. A glass-enclosed stairwell, suspended pendant lights illuminating an already bright space, an atrium style custom skylight, and a manicured yard.

The only thing not surprising is the cost. Asking is $1,695,000.