May 17, 2016

542 46th Ave, Sutro Heights

3,280 square foot 5 bedroom 3 bath Craftsman style home originally built in 1884 as the gardener’s cottage for Adolph Sutro, first Mayor of San Francisco. Rebuilt in 2000, this home has been featured in William-Sonoma, Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware.

Currently listed for $3.495 million. Last sold for $338.5K in 1988.

Interior Photos HERE or HERE

An historic house and garden in the Outer Richmond that showcases a wide variety of local natives, coastal scrub and oak woodland plants. Highlights include multiple mature Ceanothus Ray Hartman and a Red Fescue meadow. Plants are well adapted to windy, salty air, sandy soil, and minimal irrigation. The garden was originally planted by the owner in 2001. When Wild Natives took over the care of the garden in 2006 it was in disarray and full of weeds. Over the past few years, the garden has transformed into a truly magical place (

Garden Photos HERE

Lived at 542 46th Ave in 1960
Citizens Committee to Preserve
American Freedoms