With a little vision, elbow grease, and a checkbook, anything is possible when it comes to turning real estate coal into residential diamond. While over the last few years many fixer-uppers on the San Francisco market have already been snapped up and flipped to the tune of millions, there are still some houses that could use TLC. Many are located in Noe Valley, but we found a place in Pacific Heights that could use a stint in rehab to make it whole again. Here are six of them that have great potential.Read More
6 San Francisco Fixer-Uppers on the Market, Mapped
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276 Dalewood Way
Located in one of the city's smallest neighborhoods, Sherwood Forest, this little charmer, while still perfectly habitable, could use some aesthetic guidance to make it come to life. The kitchen, carpeted stairs, and facade are all crying out for a trip to the spa. This three bedroom, three bath, 2,769-square-foot gem is asking for $1,598,000.
Described as "well-worn," it is suggested that you bring along your contractor if you're looking to grab this Noe Valley Edwardian. A perfectly lovely home in need of a strip down — specifically, the damaged paint and dated (although still kind of cool!) floral print wallpaper. This two bed, one bath, circa 1909 home, with 1,838 square feet, is asking for $1,195,000.
This two bedroom, two bath pad near the Glen Park Bart station is ideal of a fix. Carpet could be pulled up to reveal hardwood flooring. It's also on a decent-sized lot that could be used for all sorts of fun. That said, one will have to work wonders with the scant 748 square feet of space that the house occupies, which starts out at $799,000.
4016 22nd Street
The facade on this two bedroom, one bath Noe Valley Victorian is still gorgeous. But the insides could use a refresh. A dated kitchen, windows, and — yikes! — painted hardwood flooring in the bedrooms could be done away with, stat. The house is still pretty and perfectly alright in the real world, in San Francisco's bonkers real estate game, it's ripe for something more resplendent. Asking price: $1,395,000.
A whopping $500,000 was knocked off the asking price for this Georgian mansion in Pacific Heights due to considerable fire damage. Whomever buys this will, presumably, have enough money to turn this place back into the palace it once was. Still stunning, though. A swoon-worthy house with envy-inducing potential. Five bedroom, three baths, and 3,499 square feet starts out at $5,475,000.
4261 23rd Street
Another Noe Valley fixer, this four bedroom, one bath could, for starers. use another bathroom. With that many bedrooms and at 1,159 square feet, another commode might be helpful. Dated lighting, kitchen, and walls will also need a loving touch. Best of all, this place has a huge basement that could be turned into almost anything. Asking price: $1,299,000.