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4031 21st STREET | SOLD for $2,595,000

Featured Article – June 2002 San Francisco Magazine – “A Tiny Old House Transformed”

Classic | Contemporary | Custom … stunning fully-detached custom Craftsman home features spectacular views – combining timeless period details with modern amenities boasting luxurious comfort. Originally built in 1916 (1 prior owner) and remodeled in 1999 transforming the lovely one story Arts & Crafts bungalow into a stunning three-story single family residence.

Perfectly situated on a coveted tree-lined street at the cusp of Noe Valley and Eureka Valley. Close to the urban delights of Noe Valley and Castro Village bistros, famous restaurants, cafes, and boutiques; Noe Valley weekend Farmer’s Market & Whole Foods Grocery. Convenient access to the Peninsula and Muni. Close to Google, Apple, and Genentech transportation.


4 bedrooms and 3 full baths, formal dining room, living room, chef’s kitchen, landscaped front and back gardens, 2 car garage with additional storage, large entertainment room. Douglas fir floors on the main and upper floors, slate floors on lower level with radiant heat, designer light fixtures and custom remodeling throughout this artisan created beauty. Heating system includes 3 separate zones – 1 on each floor for comfort. RH-2 Zoned, 25 x 110 lot.


Gracious Entry Foyer – views of the San Francisco skyline. Foyer opens onto a grand stairway with sweeping views of Twin Peaks and views of the dramatic sunrise and setting sun.

Formal Living Room – wood burning fireplace with original built-in cabinets and walk-out deck with panoramic views of Twin Peaks, the city skyline, Bay Bridge, and the Bay.

Elegant Formal Dining Room – enhanced by grand views of Twin Peaks, original wainscoting and stereo wiring providing your favorite music throughout the main floor.

Chef’s Kitchen & Breakfast Room – new stainless steel appliances (Jenn-Air stove and Electrolux refrigerator), over stove pot filler, Miele dishwasher, Shaws London Pattern Fireclay Sink crafted in Lancashire England. Attention to detail throughout the kitchen is exemplified by the custom cabinets with ergonomic raised height and Chicago faucets. French doors lead to the walk-out deck with views of Twin Peaks and the sunny and private garden.

1st Floor Bedroom/ En Suite Bath – highlighted by views onto the garden and Twin Peaks. This wonderful spa bathroom has wainscoting, a claw foot tub, Kohler fixtures and Chicago faucets and more fabulous views of Twin Peaks. Stereo wiring creates the ‘cool’ ambiance throughout this level.


Grand Staircase leads to the large master suite and 2nd bedroom or private office with 2nd living room or private sitting room/entertainment room with a wood burning fireplace (Superior fireplace with gas starter) all custom built in 1998-1999. Douglas Fir floors – designed to match the original 1916 Arts & Crafts style on the main floor.

Master Bedroom/Spa Bath – spacious master suite features custom built wall-to-wall closets. The private walk-out deck is surrounded by beautiful mature trees for privacy and highlighted by 180 degree views to Twin Peaks, South and East Bay. European-influenced shutters create views from front to back of the master level, master bath double shower with built-in steam room and a large claw foot bathtub, Douglas Fir floors, wainscoting, and Kohler fixtures with Chicago faucets.

Upper Sitting Room/ 2nd Living Room – wood burning fireplace with gas starter; custom designed English copper surround with a Japanese antique. This multi-faceted room showcases sweeping panoramic views of San Francisco, East Bay, Twin Peaks and Southern views. Surround sound wiring for media/ entertainment center.

2nd Bedroom/Office – built in book shelves/ cabinet; leaded-glass window accent and sweeping views of Twin Peaks, North and San Francisco.


4th Bedroom/En Suite bath – provides multiple choices – family/playroom, media room or separate bedroom/ guest room, 2 built-in closets, views and walk-out to garden. Handsome slate floors with radiant heat. Separate side entrance.

Full Bathroom – Kohler fixtures/Chicago faucets, custom tiled shower, private sauna.

Laundry Room – storage cabinets including in-home access to the garage.

LUSH SUNNY GARDEN – private garden with slate throughout, highlighted with mature trees including redwood, plum, apple and lemon and lime and Japanese maple. Automatic water drip system throughout garden.

Relax | Entertain | Enjoy

GARAGE – 2 car garage with ample additional storage.


    • Complete remodel adding upper and lower levels with additional upgrades on main level.
    • Seismic Upgrade – shear walls on main level; Moment frame on main level to support 2nd level; steel support beam on lower level; steel cage into bedrock on west side of house. New sheet rock.
    • Exterior siding – Hardiplank except for shiplap front wood siding.
    • New plumbing including copper pipes and new sewer line.
    • New interior and exterior wiring.
    • Marvin double paned windows and french doors on main level and upper level. 39 new windows along with transom windows on upper level — excluding 6 original windows in living room, dining room and kitchen on the 1st floor.
    • New 40 year roof -shingles with copper gutters and downspouts.
    • Undeveloped full attic (front to back).
    • Separate heating equipment for each floor (two forced air heating systems-main and upper levels; radiant heat system on lower level).
    • Original recycled vintage hardware throughout the home.
    • 2007 45 gallon Lochinvar XDN double duty, atmospheric water heater.
    • 2012 newly painted exterior, partially painted interior 2012.


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