2898 Vallejo Street
Sale Price: $11,700,000
2898 Vallejo Street is an extraordinary Pacific Heights residence that embodies European-inspired style and seamlessly integrates timeless design in to this incomparable San Francisco setting.
Exquisite decorative details grace the spectacular spaces found throughout this sensational home, beautifully blending distinction with luxury. Arched windows, bas-relief panels, stunning ornate moldings and figurative sculptures all underscore the uniqueness of this residence.
Enter this magnificent home through an arched portico which graciously leads to a southwest facing light-filled courtyard with spectacular Golden Gate Bridge and Bay views. The impressive front door opens to an exquisite reception hall which announces the elegance and grandeur that awaits. An elongated majestic staircase showcases the introduction to the upper levels and is flanked by the stately living and dining rooms. Framed by expansive windows, the iconic beloved views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the cerulean Bay are enjoyed from this timeless formal living room which overlooks the Marina and Cow Hollow cityscapes. Truly extraordinary millwork, gleaming wood paneling and period plaster ceiling molding add to the opulence of this already stunning room. The formal dining room offers richly-hued wood paneling, accented with silver sconces, and a resplendent crystal chandelier centered on a dramatic coved ceiling. The enchanting family room showcases period windows with unique metal work, a full bar and a stage. A chef’s kitchen with substantial skylights is ideally situated in the center of the main level and adjacent to an intimate breakfast room.
Ascend the grand staircase to revel in the brilliant stained glass window bejeweled with striking colors and forms that maintain this home’s historic architectural legacy. The spacious Master bedroom is situated along the entire span of the South side of the house to take advantage of the abundant natural light that infuses this space. An architectural alcove, designed specifically for the Master bed, creates a premiere vantage point to enjoy the Golden Gate Bridge, one of the most revered international symbols of the City by the Bay. A fireplace, sitting room and ample gentleman and lady’s luxurious bath and dressing rooms and walk-in master closets offer an unparalleled Master en suite. In addition, the second level has a spacious wood paneled family/library room with a fireplace and coved ceiling and the amazing views seen throughout the residence. A guest en-suite bedroom, also with arresting views, is on this second level.
The top floor features two guest bedrooms, one featuring a walk-out North facing deck with Northeast City views. An undeveloped attic space could be finished to meet the specific needs of the owners.
The lower level boasts a full au-pair suite with its own entrance, a kitchen/family room and a massive storage room which could be used for an artist/craft studio space. A wine room, laundry room and interior parking for five cars are also available on this floor.
The legacy of this grand residence is notable, from its European-inspired design to its storied ownership to its screen presence in an Academy Award winning movie. 2898 Vallejo Street represents a rare opportunity for the discriminating buyer ready to renew this elegant 1920s’ Pacific Heights home to its fullest splendor.
- 6 bedrooms, 5.75 bathrooms
- Panoramic views spanning the Golden Gate Bridge to Alcatraz Island to the East Bay Hills
- Graciously-scaled formal rooms with an exquisite reception hall and majestic staircase
- Unparalleled Master en suite that spans the South side of the home
- Arched windows, bas-relief panels, ornate moldings, decorative ceilings, extraordinary millwork, figurative sculptures, original stained-glass windows, and copper hand stamped grape-motif trim in paneled dining room
- Juliet balconies and terraces
- Undeveloped attic space
- Wine room & full au-pair suite on lower level
- 5 car garage & massive storage room