Normally if someone said they’re buying a piece of Telegraph Hill, you’d assume they were speaking figuratively.But in the case of 1235 Sansome, the hill is very much what you’re buying. Because there really is nothing else to speak of yet.
After a lengthy battle, the tiny market at 1300 Kearny succumbed to the new San Francisco, where conformist shopping—e.g., Safeway, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s—is the new normal while local color fades far too fast.
Now is your chance—at last—to purchase a piece of property in tony Telegraph Hill for under a half million. Which is fantastic news.However, the downside is that it appears to be nothing more than a rocky cliffside, right above Sansome.
Last selling in 2014 for $1,125,000, the stunning Edwardian at 411 Vallejo went through an extensive renovation. And how. What was once a well-worn San Francisco home has now turned into a showpiece on the hill.
A one-of-a-kind Telegraph Hill penthouse stuns by selling at a loss this week. Meanwhile, a SOMA tiny condo so small it's barely there commands an intimidating price while still sliding in for under half a million.
The penthouse at Telegraph Terrace—a swanky, rose stucco-bedecked 1988 building at 175 Francisco, right around the mark where Telegraph Hill rolls down to meet North Beach—comes in at a massive 5,600 square feet.
The 2016 San Francisco Decorator Showcase at Telegraph Hill's Villa de Martini opened to the press on Wednesday. Twenty five of the best design firms on the west coast, each given their own space in the gorgeous mansion with which to work, conjured up unbridled interior-design magic.
The Vallejo Steps offer some of the most lovely views in town as well as cardio-pumping exercise. But for the buyer of the Telegraph Hill condo right on the steps at 408 Vallejo Street, this won't be a tourist destination, it will be a way of life.