Balboa Terrace Exquisite
English Tudor View Home!
This gracious English Tudor home built in 1931 is beautifully situated on an over-sized lot in the heart of the neighborhood close to shops, restaurants and public transportation! An impressive garden entrance with lush lawn and manicured boxwood hedge leads to the home's cobblestone landing with arched entry and notable front door with leaded glass window and into a sumptuous foyer with three hall closets and an elegant open-banister wood staircase. The magnificent formal living room with high ceiling and gorgeous moldings boasts an imposing wood-burning fireplace with stone surround, huge bay window, built-in bookshelves, original wrought-iron wall sconces, plantation shutters and hardwood floors. The terrific dining area with attractive built-in china cabinet and pretty outlooks is perfect for entertaining! The delightful kitchen with gas stove, ample storage and peek-a-boo water views opens to the charming breakfast room with divided light windows and built-in hutch. A wonderful bedroom with views to the garden and a full marble tile bath with large walk-in shower end this floor.
The handsome staircase ascends to the upper level with private living quarters. The superb master suite with stunning, panoramic views to the Pacific Ocean and tile rooftops features a private bath with shower over tub and a comfortable dressing area with two big walk-in closets. The third bedroom with half bath, built-in bookshelves and incredible storage enjoys sweeping views from the Pacific Ocean to Mt. Tamalpais.
The lower level includes a nice family room with full bath, a cozy home office with wet-bar, laundry closet and large storage room. The spectacular, expansive park-like landscaped backyard with sweeping lawn, mature plants and trees, stepping stones, birdbath, patio and secret tradesman's entrance completes this truly special and distinctive home!