February 18, 2017

145-147 Buena Vista Ave East, Buena Vista - Ashbury Heights

145-147 Buena Vista Ave East

Stellar City views
6,095 square foot Edwardian duplex condominium built around 1900. The upper unit consisting of 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths in 2,347 square feet last sold for $3.13 million in 2015 ($38K OVER ASKING).

With sweeping views across the city, elegantly updated period details, and a small entertaining pentroom, the second-floor condo at 145 Buena Vista Avenue ticks quite a few boxes. The three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home takes up the top floor of a well-kept white Victorian built around the turn of the 20th century. Light floods in through three skylights, and the main space unfolds nicely, although it is most definitely not open plan. The condo just came on the market asking $2.75 million.

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The condo's period details are its most compelling feature. Pillars support box-beam ceilings, and stained-glass windows provide a touch of color to the white-paneled walls. A grand floor-to-ceiling carved fireplace in the master bedroom has been kept intact, although it's painted a trendy shade of gray. The more modern features, like the kitchens and bathrooms, fit in well. The entertaining pentroom and roof deck area also feel modern, with a bar and refrigerator in the small indoor space to serve outdoor get-togethers. (CurbedSF)

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February 17, 2017

1000 Paru St, Alameda


4,897 square foot Queen Anne Victorian built in 1893. Cost to build was $4500. Last sold for $585K in 1998. Currently worth about $3 million.