Finding a place to rent in the city is extremely difficult and competitive right now, but what if money is no object? We combed through the listings to find the most expensive rentals in San Francisco, and put them all together in pretty map form. Want to live directly across the street from Dolores Park? $10,000 a month gets you a three bedroom on Church Street. Want peace and quiet? A big and historic home in the Presidio is available for $13,500, or you can choose a home with difficult access like a cottage on the Greenwich Steps for $10,999 or a 100-year-old Italianate on a pedestrian path in Nob Hill. There are also tri-level penthouses in SoMa and big abodes in Pacific Heights. San Francisco's most expensive rental? It's a 6-bedroom condo in the Marina that'll run you $30,000 a month.Read More
Mapping the Most Expensive Rentals in San Francisco
1. Peace and Quiet for $13,500
San Francisco, CA 94129
It isn't cheap to be able to call a historic mansion in a national park home. This 7-bedroom home in the Presidio is asking $13,500 per month.
2. Russian Hill 3BR for $11,950
San Francisco, CA 94109
This 3-bed, 3.5-bath, 2,900-square-foot home in Russian Hill sold just last month for $5.675M, which was 725K over asking. It's now on the rental market with a lease for 9.5 months at $11,950 per month. Property highlights include a wine cellar and multiple gardens.
3. Home across from Dolores Park
San Francisco, CA 94114
$10,000 a month gets you a 3-bedroom town home right across the street from Dolores Park. The home is available fully furnished for short or longterm stays.
4. Greenwich Steps for $10,999
San Francisco, CA 94133
Tucked away on the fabled Greenwich Steps, $10,999 a month will get you a slice of the stairway gardens and feral parrots as neighbors. The home is 2,000 square feet and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
5. FiDi 2BR Condo for $12,000
San Francisco, CA 94111
At $12,000 per month, this is the most expensive two bedroom for rent right now. Building amenities at the Montgomery/Washington Towers include a 24-hour doorman, lap pool and gym.
6. Most Expensive Rental in the City
San Francisco, CA 94123
This 6-bedroom condo in the Marina will run you $30,000 a month, making it the most expensive home to rent in San Francisco right now.
7. $12,000 and No Pets in Nob Hill
San Francisco, CA 94108
This four bedroom Nob Hill home is a real stunner, but bazillionaires with furry friends should look elsewhere: there's a strict no pets policy.
8. Tri-Level penthouse at Mint Plaza
San Francisco, CA 94103
Industrial chicness can be yours for $17,000 a month at the penthouse in the historic Silver Building at Mint Plaza. This penthouse sits on floors 7 and 8 and has a private roof deck.
9. $18,500 for Panhandle Views
San Francisco, CA 94117
At $18,500 per month, this is one of the more expensive homes for rent in San Francisco. The 6-bed, 5-bath, 6,000 square foot property has four levels and is fit for entertaining: there's a parlor with a fireplace, a full bar and a library.
10. $22,500 in Laurel Heights
San Francisco, CA 94118
If a very expensive renovated and spacious Victorian are what you require, this is the home for you. At $22,500 per month, it's the second most expensive rental in San Francisco right now. The home has five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.
11. Tri-level penthouse at BLU
San Francisco, CA 94107
Private rooftop solariums and roof terraces and panoramic views from every level are just two highlights for this penthouse at BLU. Building amenities include 24-hour lobby attendant and concierge services. This penthouse will run you $12,000 a month.
12. Cottage in Forest Hill for $12,000
San Francisco, CA 94116
this home is in the heart of Forest Hill, a family-friendly neighborhood with great views. The home has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. No pets allowed.
13. $10,500 for Sea Cliff home
San Francisco, CA 94121
This newly remodeled abode has 3-levels and four bedrooms and four bathrooms. No pets allowed.
14. Hidden in Nob Hill for $15,000
San Francisco, CA 94109
This Italianate Victorian on a quaint pedestrian lane is tiny at 1,850 square feet (which includes two bedrooms and 2.5-baths), but that didn't stop it from asking $15,000 a month. The home was built in 1908 but underwent a complete renovation in 2004 and was freshly decorated in 2011.