168 Dorantes Avenue

Forest Hill Spectacular Mediterranean View Home! 


Main Features:

  • 4 bedrooms

  • 3 1/2 baths

  • Formal living room

  • Formal dining room

  • Gas fireplace

  • Hardwood floors

  • Gourmet kitchen

  • Huge work-island

  • Breakfast area

  • Family room

  • Library with built-in bookshelves

  • Multiple balcony terraces

  • Sweeping Pacific Ocean views

  • Walk-out landscaped backyard

  • Patio, Tradesman's entrance

  • Laundry room, washer & dryer

  • Ample storage

  • Parking garage

This extraordinary Moorish-style Mediterranean view home built in 1932 is proudly situated on a prime tree lined block in the heart of Forest Hill, close to West Portal Village shops, restaurants and MUNI station! A beautifully landscaped garden entrance with wide terracotta tile staircase leads to a double balcony terrace with impressive arched doorway and into a dramatic light-filled foyer. The magnificent step-up formal living room with vaulted ceiling boasts a gas fireplace with classic mantel, recessed lighting, wide moldings, gleaming inlaid hardwood floors and arched picture windows with views of hills, trees and the Pacific Ocean. The exquisite formal dining room with recessed ceiling and striking chandelier is perfect for entertaining! The fabulous light-filled gourmet kitchen showcases all stainless-steel appliances including a snazzy Italian Bertazzoni six-burner gas stove with hood, Bosch built-in double oven, Fisher & Paykel refrigerator, separate wine fridge Miele dishwasher, Carrara marble counters, custom painted cabinets, huge work-island, and an adjacent breakfast/family room with sliding glass door that opens to the backyard. A wonderful library/home office with French doors, a bank of built-in bookcases and views to the outdoor terrace, a nice powder room and separate laundry room with washer, dryer and utility sink end this floor.

The grand staircase with enormous skylight ascends to the upper level with landing, spacious hallway, terrific game/playroom and the home's private living quarters. The luxurious master suite with panoramic views from Mt. Davidson to the Pacific Ocean features two gigantic walk-in closets with built-in dresser drawers and cabinets and a sumptuous granite and tiled bath with dual vanity sink, huge walk-in shower with full body nozzle sprayers and a notable oval-shaped soaking tub with jets. A second bedroom en-suite with private bath and walk-out balcony with views, as well as two additional good-size bedrooms-both with ample closet space and views to the garden-and a third full bath with dual vanity sink end this floor.

The park-like landscaped backyard oasis with step-up patio, lush lawn, colorful flowerbeds, mature hawthorn tree and Tradesman's entrance completes this truly special home!

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Offered at:  $2,575,000.