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4658 PH 18th Street, San Francisco, CA | SOLD PRIVATELY $1,850,000


Boasting a legendary past dating back to 1885, this two-unit building was completely transformed in 2008. The result pays homage to the home’s early heritage outside, with interiors that are stylish, chic, and ever so luxurious. The penthouse condominium, encompassing the two upper levels plus a rooftop deck (living room view deck, master suite deck and guest suite patio) boasts natural light-filled rooms from numerous skylights, French doors with transoms, and expansive windows including clerestories that encircle the living area. Fine Brazilian Koa wood unifies the entire residence along with exceptionally crafted millwork, custom lighting, and rare selections of granite, marble and travertine in the kitchen and all bathrooms.

Upper Level – unfolds taking full advantage of the sweeping City views that extend out to the Bay and East Bay hills with no better vantage point than from the private glass-enclosed deck or spacious roof-top terrace. The open arrangement of rooms invites everyday living or festive entertaining catered by the fabulously appointed chef’s kitchen. The home’s personal accommodations of three bedrooms , each with its own bathroom and an additional half bath on the upper level , are privately arranged on the next lower level comprising a sumptuous master suite, a junior suite, and a bedroom that doubles as a media room with surround sound. A distributed audio system inside and out, two energy-efficient fireplaces, the convenience of an elevator to each floor (access directly from the garage to each level), and a City luxury of garage parking are added enhancements. Behind the scenes, the quality is equally superior with earth-friendly building materials, superb insulation and soundproofing, plus seismic retrofitting.

Adding to the appeal of this wonderful offering is a location in desirable Eureka Valley minutes-away convenience to fabulous restaurants, cafes, and markets, as well as parks and open space for outdoor recreation. Accessible Muni transportation.


  • Slate cladding and a slate staircase add contemporary panache to the renovated Victorian façade
  • Garage parking in the side by side garage provides an alternate entrance via an interior staircase or elevator that accesses each of the building’s levels

UPPER LEVEL – Main Floor – Master En Suite with Spa Bath – Guest En Suite with Spa Bath, and additional Full Bath

  • This level of the home comprises the master suite, a guest suite, a third bedroom (also configured for a media room) with a half bath located from hallway, plus a laundry closet; Brazilian Koa hardwood finishes the floors
  • Master suite is a luxurious respite with large walk-in closet and access to private patio; enhancing the ambiance is an energy-efficient gas-log fireplace outlined in subway-set marble and a custom mantelpiece
  • Spa-inspired master bath has a dual-sink vanity with rare travertine slab counter, a large jetted tub, and separate shower in a mosaic of travertine tiles with frameless glass enclosure
  • Guest suite, privately located at the opposite end from the master, is filled with light from French doors to a light-well deck and two skylights in the vaulted ceiling; the en suite bath has a granite slab dual-sink vanity, bathtub, and separate travertine shower with rainspout and hand-held sprays
  • Double doors open to bedroom 3, which has a 7.1 surround sound system, speakers and wiring in place for media room/home theater; an adjacent hall bath has a tub with overhead shower, European glass enclosure, and a mosaic surround of subway-set marble tiles

UPPER LEVEL – Living Room and Dining Area, Gourmet Kitchen, View Deck, access to Panoramic Roof Deck

  • Arriving at the top level of the home is the spacious great room – a stunning open arrangement of space for living, dining, and a gourmet kitchen; abundant natural light flows in through an elevated coffered ceiling fully encircled with clerestory windows above the living area, skylights in the kitchen, plus windows on two walls and dual French doors with transoms opening to the spacious view deck
  • Brazilian Koa hardwood finishes the floor throughout this level (both levels and entry/staircases newly refinished)
  • Extensive millwork adorns the entire area with wainscot paneling, fluted details on the door casings, layers of crown molding, and a boxed and coffered ceiling that defines the dining area
  • An energy-efficient gas-log fireplace in the living room is outlined in subway-set marble and surrounded by a traditional mantelpiece
  • The rear deck provides for indoor/outdoor living with finishes of slate tile flooring and an enclosure of tempered glass for wind protection and optimal enjoyment of the City views; gas, electrical, and water are in place providing flexibility for outdoor dining and entertaining
  • The kitchen is beautifully appointed with custom solid wood cherry cabinetry topped with rare, hand-selected slabs of granite and full-height backsplashes; an island with elevated counter provides a thoughtful demarcation to the dining area
  • Top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances include a commercial-quality Thermador 6-burner dual-fuel range, Bosch refrigerator, Fisher Paykel double-drawer dishwasher, and wine cooler
  • Completing this level is a beautifully appointed powder room with suspended granite counter with vessel sink and art glass pendant lights


  • A French door in the kitchen opens to a staircase accessing the rooftop deck – a wonderful venue with sweeping views across the City and out to the Bay and East Bay hills; built-in planter boxes enhance the setting with garden foliage


  • Distributed audio system inside and out with individual room controls
  • Coax and CAT6 cabling in every room
  • On-demand hot water system
  • ‘Gas pack’ heat and air conditioning system uses natural gas and environmentally friendly coolants
  • Extensive seismic retrofitting
  • Elaborate French drain system for diverting water


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