704 Ashbury Street
Own your piece of San Francisco history. This Queen Anne beauty with many original details, is a Cranston Victorian constructed in 1890. The lady isn't afraid to let you see her without make-up: This Grande Dame has such fine classic bone structure, she's being presented without staging. And oh the stories she can tell! One of a row of still intact turn-of-the century Victorians, she became a boarding house during WW2 when soldiers needed Bay Area housing. She's been loved by the same family since 1963, was neighbors with the Grateful Dead, enjoyed the Summer of Love and will tell you what a long strange trip it's been! Three levels of living space, with a grand main floor perfect for entertaining. 4 bedrooms plus sunroom on second level, third level with views to Downtown and the spires of St. Ignatius church. Ground level with 2-car garage and room for expansion.
704 Ashbury is one of an intact row of of Robert Cranston Victorians from 704 to 714 Ashbury, which includes the Grateful Dead house at 710 Ashbury. The home has three levels of living space. The first level has a grand entry foyer and carved wood staircase. The spacious double parlor living room has high ceilings, art glass windows, a decorative fireplace and hardwood floors. An equisite wood carved pocket door separates the double parlor from the formal ddining room, also with decorative fireplace. A large eat-in kitchen with views to the garden completes the first level. The second level has 4 bedrooms plus a sunroom and one split bath. The upper level has views to downtown and the spires of St. Ignatius church. The upper level has 2 bedrooms, plus an office, a sunroom and a den. The ground level has a two car garage, workshop, storage area, half bath and laundry room.
Don't miss this one. No sign, ring bell.