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Updating the Map of the 25 Most Expensive Homes for Sale in San Francisco

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Much of San Francisco's most expensive residential real estate sold in late 2012, so you're seeing a plethora of newcomers on the map of the 25 most expensive homes for sale in San Francisco. At $30M, the top spot still goes to 2724 Pacific in Pacific Heights, as 2901 Broadway on Billionaire's Row sold in December.

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1. 2724 Pacific, Pacific Heights

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2724 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94115

Asking price: $30,000,000

2901 Broadway on Billionaire's Row sold last month for $28,250,000 (although it was asking many more millions), so we have a new top dog in our Priciest Residential Real Estate Club. 2724 Pacific is a four-level, 7-bedroom home currently owned by Doug Engmann, former chairman of the Pacific Stock Exchange. The 13,500 square foot abode sits on a lot totaling more than 26,000 square feet, making it one of San Francisco's largest private residential parcels. Property highlights include a gorgeous solarium with koi pond, and a carriage house that doubles as a game room.

2. 3800 Washington, Presidio Heights

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3800 Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $25,000,000

Halsey Minor, a technology entrepreneur who you may know as the guy who founded CNET in 1993, bought this "modified copy" of the Petit Trianon in 2007. The 8-bed, 7-bath, 18,000 sq. ft. mansion comes with the adjoining 2,618 sq. ft. guest home at 3810 Washington and a vacant lot (125 Maple) that's currently being used as a backyard. The three must be sold together. Curbed SF recently got a tour of the property, and it's in really bad shape. Holes in the ceiling, water damage to the original silk wallcoverings, outdated everything; the whole place will need a complete restoration. If it ever does sell and get the renovation it deserves, we sincerely hope the spectacular ballroom becomes wedding central.

3. 2950 Vallejo, Pacific Heights

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2950 Vallejo St
San Francisco, CA 94123

Asking price: $19,500,000

This Neo-Tuscan mansion came on the market last year asking $19,500,000. The 8-bed- 5.65-bath abode played host to the 2011 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. The Oakland Tribune published a rumor in 1940 that Princess Stephanie von Hoohenlohe, a "notorious member of Hitler's spy organization," went into hiding here around that time.

4. 2020 Jackson, Pacific Heights

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2020 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94109

IN CONTRACT!
Asking price: $14,900,000

Built in 1902, the historic Hellman Mansion is an excellent example of Classic Revival designed by Julius Krafft. The 8-bed, 7-bath manse first landed on the market in September of 2011 asking $20,000,000. It then took several price chops, and even played host to the 1991 and 2012 annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase.

5. 807 Francisco, Russian Hill

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807 Francisco St
San Francisco, CA 94109

Asking price: $13,500,000

The 7-bed, 5.5-bath, 6,050 square foot home recently underwent a pretty intense renovation, bringing the circa 1888 home up to today's modern standards.

6. 2800 Pacific, Pacific Heights

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2800 Pacific Ave
San Francisco, CA 94115

Asking price: $9,750,000

Herbst Manor, or as some call it, "Mini Versailles" belonged to the late Lee Herbst Gruhn. Think Herbst Theater and San Francisco society dame. The 5-bed, 4.5-bath, 8,120 sq. ft. mansion was built in 1899 by San Francisco starchitect Ernest Coxhead. Property highlights include the grand staircase, which has a mural that Lee painted of the Palace of Fine Arts. There's also a "historically significant French salon." The home originally asked $12,500,000, but has taken several price chops. It's playing host to the 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase.

7. #2402 at 690 Market, FiDi

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690 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94104

Asking price: $8,000,000

YouTube co-founder Steve Chen put his penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton Residences on the market in late October asking $8,000,000. The 2-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,063 square foot duplex was purchased by Chen in 2007 for $4.85M. Chen then hooked up with architect Joel Sanders and spent 21 months turning the abode into a tech lover's dream home.

8. 1055 Green, Russian Hill

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1055 Green Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

Asking price: $7,950,000

This Julia Morgan-designed stunner just came onto the market this month. The 3-bed, 3.5-bath home is on one of Russian Hill's most coveted blocks. Most recently, the home went under the knife to be "masterfully restored- from a seismic upgrade to the exquisite finishes that respect the original architecture while adding complete livability for the 21st century lifestyle." The backyard was designed by Suzman Design Associates.

9. 130 Locust, Presidio Heights

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130 Locust Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $7,775,000

This abode recently completed quite the renovation that's all about namedropping: David Armour is the architect and Heather Hillard designed the interiors. Property highlights include up close and personal views of the Golden Gate Bridge and an au-pair suite on the garden level. It's been on the market less than a week.

10. 3857 Clay, Presidio Heights

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3857 Clay St
San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $6,989,000

This 7-bed, 7-bath, 8,000 square foot home was designed by renowned architect James R. Miller in 1905. The 4-story Edwardian hit the market in late 2012, although it made a brief appearance earlier that year and also in 2009. We're seriously swooning over the extensive handcrafted woodwork and original stained glass throughout.

11. 1110 Green, Russian Hill

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1110 Green St
San Francisco, CA 94109

Asking price: $6,980,000

Here's another sleek and contemporary Stanley Saitowitz-designed home. The 5-level, 4-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,795 sq. ft. home is basically a museum for stainless steel and glass enthusiasts. Property highlights include floor-to-ceiling windows and an elevator. It's been on the market since April of last year.

12. Unit 49c at 301 Mission, Yerba Buena

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301 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Asking price: $6,600,000

This is a Grand Residence in the Millennium. The 2-bed, 3.5-bath, 2,819 sq. ft. condo is sold furnished. Building amenities include gym, pool, theater, wine locker, and access to a private dining room in Michael Mina's RN74 restaurant.

13. 21 Buena Vista, Buena Vista

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21 Buena Vista Terrace
San Francisco, CA 94117

Asking price: $6,500,000

This gigantic manse just landed on the market two weeks ago. Built in 1892, this restored Victorian is a nice mixture of modern living paired with Victorian charm. The 6-bed, 6-bah, 8,229 sq. ft. abode has 22 rooms on four floors. Property highlights include a home theater; 4,000-bottle wine room; 2 gourmet kitchens; home gym with massage room and two custom saunas, and something that's being described as a "grooming room."

14. 37 St Germain, Clarendon Heights

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37 St Germain Ave
San Francisco, CA 94114

Asking price: $5,900,000

This 6-bed, 7.5-bath, 7,557 square foot single-family home is nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on one of the city's highest streets. The French Provincial-inspired home reeks of opulence. Property highlights include four fireplaces, myriad balconies, commercial-grade elevator, wine cave and an au-pair apartment.

15. 2224 Sacramento, Pacific Heights

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2224 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Asking price: $5,900,000

This 5-bed, 6-bath, 7,983 square foot Victorian landed on the market in late November. It sits on a double lot and has parking for eight cars.

16. 140 St Germain, Clarendon Heights

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140 Saint Germain Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94114

Asking price: $5,399,000

This contemporary home was completely rebuilt in 2011 and designed by SFModern. It won your love this week with its whale-worthy room designs. The 5-bed, 7-bath, 5,701 sq. ft. home has been on and off the market since October of last year.

17. 2672 Sacramento, Pacific Heights

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2672 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

IN CONTRACT!
Asking price: $5,250,000

This 5-bed, 3.5-bath home in Pacific Heights recently underwent an extensive renovation for "sophisticated & relaxed living," which means there's Carrara marble everywhere and also sofas. It sits on a 28' wide lot and is just a block away from Alta Plaza Park.

18. 1657 Beach, the Marina

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1657 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

Asking price: $4,995,000

This is a "rare and magnificent" 5-bed, 5-bath, 5,360 sq. ft. home in a prime Marina location. IT was "re-engineered and rebuilt in 2010," so it's got a good mix of modern features and charming period details. The home sits on an extra deep lot and has a putting green.

19. 3881 Clay, Presidio Heights

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3881 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $4,695,000

This is a 4-bed, 5.5-bath, 4,340 sq. ft. home that was built in 1951 but underwent a complete remodel in 2004. It's been on the market 20 days.

20. 100 Palo Alto, Clarendon Heights

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100 Palo Alto Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94114

IN CONTRACT!Asking price: $4,695,000

We can't verify if this home is indeed on "the highest residential street in SF," but we can see from the photos that it's way up there and has sweeping views of the entire Bay Area. The 4-bed, 4.5-bath home has been on and off the market since 2010.

21. 3880 Clay, Presidio Heights

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3880 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $4,600,000

This classic Presidio Heights abode is 5,317 square feet and has five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. It underwent a complete renovation in 1999.

22. #1601 at 1250 Jones, Nob Hill

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1250 Jones Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

Asking: $4,495,000

We never thought a one bedroom condo would make it onto our prestigious 25 Most Expensive list, but here it is. San Francisco's most expensive one bedroom made the cut. Designed by Andrew Skurman, the residence at The Clay Jones building has views of the Bay Bridge, Grace Cathedral, Coit Tower, FiDi, and Alcatraz.

23. #2101 at 611 Washington, FiDi

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611 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

Asking price: $4,295,000

This is a 3-bed, 3.5-bath, two-level penthouse that came onto the market in late 2012. At least half of the entire lower level (including a bedroom) has floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto the common pool/spa and entertaining area that every resident in the 34-unit building has access to.

24. 2121 Divisadero, Pacific Heights

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2121 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Asking price: $4,195,000

Originally built in 1906 and then extensively redesigned/remodeled in 2002, this 4-bed, 3.5-bath, 4,952 sq. ft. home seems like a great place to entertain.

25. 3209 Jackson, Presidio Heights

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3209 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

IN CONTRACT!
Asking price: $3,800,000

This 4-bed, 4-bath, 3,500 sq. ft. home is being described as a "sophisticated New York Style home perfect for Empty Nesters," so no young buyers allowed. "Coop Alternative (without annoying neighbors) or 2nd home." This listing agent is really limiting the buyer pool.

1. 2724 Pacific, Pacific Heights

2724 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94115

Asking price: $30,000,000

2901 Broadway on Billionaire's Row sold last month for $28,250,000 (although it was asking many more millions), so we have a new top dog in our Priciest Residential Real Estate Club. 2724 Pacific is a four-level, 7-bedroom home currently owned by Doug Engmann, former chairman of the Pacific Stock Exchange. The 13,500 square foot abode sits on a lot totaling more than 26,000 square feet, making it one of San Francisco's largest private residential parcels. Property highlights include a gorgeous solarium with koi pond, and a carriage house that doubles as a game room.

2724 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94115

2. 3800 Washington, Presidio Heights

3800 Washington St, San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $25,000,000

Halsey Minor, a technology entrepreneur who you may know as the guy who founded CNET in 1993, bought this "modified copy" of the Petit Trianon in 2007. The 8-bed, 7-bath, 18,000 sq. ft. mansion comes with the adjoining 2,618 sq. ft. guest home at 3810 Washington and a vacant lot (125 Maple) that's currently being used as a backyard. The three must be sold together. Curbed SF recently got a tour of the property, and it's in really bad shape. Holes in the ceiling, water damage to the original silk wallcoverings, outdated everything; the whole place will need a complete restoration. If it ever does sell and get the renovation it deserves, we sincerely hope the spectacular ballroom becomes wedding central.

3800 Washington St
San Francisco, CA 94118

3. 2950 Vallejo, Pacific Heights

2950 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA 94123

Asking price: $19,500,000

This Neo-Tuscan mansion came on the market last year asking $19,500,000. The 8-bed- 5.65-bath abode played host to the 2011 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. The Oakland Tribune published a rumor in 1940 that Princess Stephanie von Hoohenlohe, a "notorious member of Hitler's spy organization," went into hiding here around that time.

2950 Vallejo St
San Francisco, CA 94123

4. 2020 Jackson, Pacific Heights

2020 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94109

IN CONTRACT!
Asking price: $14,900,000

Built in 1902, the historic Hellman Mansion is an excellent example of Classic Revival designed by Julius Krafft. The 8-bed, 7-bath manse first landed on the market in September of 2011 asking $20,000,000. It then took several price chops, and even played host to the 1991 and 2012 annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase.

2020 Jackson St
San Francisco, CA 94109

5. 807 Francisco, Russian Hill

807 Francisco St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Asking price: $13,500,000

The 7-bed, 5.5-bath, 6,050 square foot home recently underwent a pretty intense renovation, bringing the circa 1888 home up to today's modern standards.

807 Francisco St
San Francisco, CA 94109

6. 2800 Pacific, Pacific Heights

2800 Pacific Ave, San Francisco, CA 94115

Asking price: $9,750,000

Herbst Manor, or as some call it, "Mini Versailles" belonged to the late Lee Herbst Gruhn. Think Herbst Theater and San Francisco society dame. The 5-bed, 4.5-bath, 8,120 sq. ft. mansion was built in 1899 by San Francisco starchitect Ernest Coxhead. Property highlights include the grand staircase, which has a mural that Lee painted of the Palace of Fine Arts. There's also a "historically significant French salon." The home originally asked $12,500,000, but has taken several price chops. It's playing host to the 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase.

2800 Pacific Ave
San Francisco, CA 94115

7. #2402 at 690 Market, FiDi

690 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94104

Asking price: $8,000,000

YouTube co-founder Steve Chen put his penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton Residences on the market in late October asking $8,000,000. The 2-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,063 square foot duplex was purchased by Chen in 2007 for $4.85M. Chen then hooked up with architect Joel Sanders and spent 21 months turning the abode into a tech lover's dream home.

690 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94104

8. 1055 Green, Russian Hill

1055 Green Street, San Francisco, CA 94133

Asking price: $7,950,000

This Julia Morgan-designed stunner just came onto the market this month. The 3-bed, 3.5-bath home is on one of Russian Hill's most coveted blocks. Most recently, the home went under the knife to be "masterfully restored- from a seismic upgrade to the exquisite finishes that respect the original architecture while adding complete livability for the 21st century lifestyle." The backyard was designed by Suzman Design Associates.

1055 Green Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

9. 130 Locust, Presidio Heights

130 Locust Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $7,775,000

This abode recently completed quite the renovation that's all about namedropping: David Armour is the architect and Heather Hillard designed the interiors. Property highlights include up close and personal views of the Golden Gate Bridge and an au-pair suite on the garden level. It's been on the market less than a week.

130 Locust Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

10. 3857 Clay, Presidio Heights

3857 Clay St, San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $6,989,000

This 7-bed, 7-bath, 8,000 square foot home was designed by renowned architect James R. Miller in 1905. The 4-story Edwardian hit the market in late 2012, although it made a brief appearance earlier that year and also in 2009. We're seriously swooning over the extensive handcrafted woodwork and original stained glass throughout.

3857 Clay St
San Francisco, CA 94118

11. 1110 Green, Russian Hill

1110 Green St, San Francisco, CA 94109

Asking price: $6,980,000

Here's another sleek and contemporary Stanley Saitowitz-designed home. The 5-level, 4-bed, 2.5-bath, 3,795 sq. ft. home is basically a museum for stainless steel and glass enthusiasts. Property highlights include floor-to-ceiling windows and an elevator. It's been on the market since April of last year.

1110 Green St
San Francisco, CA 94109

12. Unit 49c at 301 Mission, Yerba Buena

301 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Asking price: $6,600,000

This is a Grand Residence in the Millennium. The 2-bed, 3.5-bath, 2,819 sq. ft. condo is sold furnished. Building amenities include gym, pool, theater, wine locker, and access to a private dining room in Michael Mina's RN74 restaurant.

301 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

13. 21 Buena Vista, Buena Vista

21 Buena Vista Terrace, San Francisco, CA 94117

Asking price: $6,500,000

This gigantic manse just landed on the market two weeks ago. Built in 1892, this restored Victorian is a nice mixture of modern living paired with Victorian charm. The 6-bed, 6-bah, 8,229 sq. ft. abode has 22 rooms on four floors. Property highlights include a home theater; 4,000-bottle wine room; 2 gourmet kitchens; home gym with massage room and two custom saunas, and something that's being described as a "grooming room."

21 Buena Vista Terrace
San Francisco, CA 94117

14. 37 St Germain, Clarendon Heights

37 St Germain Ave, San Francisco, CA 94114

Asking price: $5,900,000

This 6-bed, 7.5-bath, 7,557 square foot single-family home is nestled at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on one of the city's highest streets. The French Provincial-inspired home reeks of opulence. Property highlights include four fireplaces, myriad balconies, commercial-grade elevator, wine cave and an au-pair apartment.

37 St Germain Ave
San Francisco, CA 94114

15. 2224 Sacramento, Pacific Heights

2224 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

Asking price: $5,900,000

This 5-bed, 6-bath, 7,983 square foot Victorian landed on the market in late November. It sits on a double lot and has parking for eight cars.

2224 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

16. 140 St Germain, Clarendon Heights

140 Saint Germain Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94114

Asking price: $5,399,000

This contemporary home was completely rebuilt in 2011 and designed by SFModern. It won your love this week with its whale-worthy room designs. The 5-bed, 7-bath, 5,701 sq. ft. home has been on and off the market since October of last year.

140 Saint Germain Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94114

17. 2672 Sacramento, Pacific Heights

2672 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

IN CONTRACT!
Asking price: $5,250,000

This 5-bed, 3.5-bath home in Pacific Heights recently underwent an extensive renovation for "sophisticated & relaxed living," which means there's Carrara marble everywhere and also sofas. It sits on a 28' wide lot and is just a block away from Alta Plaza Park.

2672 Sacramento Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

18. 1657 Beach, the Marina

1657 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94123

Asking price: $4,995,000

This is a "rare and magnificent" 5-bed, 5-bath, 5,360 sq. ft. home in a prime Marina location. IT was "re-engineered and rebuilt in 2010," so it's got a good mix of modern features and charming period details. The home sits on an extra deep lot and has a putting green.

1657 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

19. 3881 Clay, Presidio Heights

3881 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $4,695,000

This is a 4-bed, 5.5-bath, 4,340 sq. ft. home that was built in 1951 but underwent a complete remodel in 2004. It's been on the market 20 days.

3881 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

20. 100 Palo Alto, Clarendon Heights

100 Palo Alto Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94114

IN CONTRACT!Asking price: $4,695,000

We can't verify if this home is indeed on "the highest residential street in SF," but we can see from the photos that it's way up there and has sweeping views of the entire Bay Area. The 4-bed, 4.5-bath home has been on and off the market since 2010.

100 Palo Alto Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94114

21. 3880 Clay, Presidio Heights

3880 Clay Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

Asking price: $4,600,000

This classic Presidio Heights abode is 5,317 square feet and has five bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. It underwent a complete renovation in 1999.

3880 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

22. #1601 at 1250 Jones, Nob Hill

1250 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

Asking: $4,495,000

We never thought a one bedroom condo would make it onto our prestigious 25 Most Expensive list, but here it is. San Francisco's most expensive one bedroom made the cut. Designed by Andrew Skurman, the residence at The Clay Jones building has views of the Bay Bridge, Grace Cathedral, Coit Tower, FiDi, and Alcatraz.

1250 Jones Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

23. #2101 at 611 Washington, FiDi

611 Washington Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

Asking price: $4,295,000

This is a 3-bed, 3.5-bath, two-level penthouse that came onto the market in late 2012. At least half of the entire lower level (including a bedroom) has floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto the common pool/spa and entertaining area that every resident in the 34-unit building has access to.

611 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

24. 2121 Divisadero, Pacific Heights

2121 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

Asking price: $4,195,000

Originally built in 1906 and then extensively redesigned/remodeled in 2002, this 4-bed, 3.5-bath, 4,952 sq. ft. home seems like a great place to entertain.

2121 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

25. 3209 Jackson, Presidio Heights

3209 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

IN CONTRACT!
Asking price: $3,800,000

This 4-bed, 4-bath, 3,500 sq. ft. home is being described as a "sophisticated New York Style home perfect for Empty Nesters," so no young buyers allowed. "Coop Alternative (without annoying neighbors) or 2nd home." This listing agent is really limiting the buyer pool.

3209 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94118