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Prime Pacific Heights 3 Unit Building

2367-69 Washington Street , San Francisco, California

$2,800,000 (Sold At) $2,800,000

Property Details

Beds0 Baths0 Garage0 Lot Size3,510 sq. ft
MLS #398511 Bldg Size3,606 sq. ft

Property Description

Prime Pacific Heights!
Beautiful Flats plus Garden Apartment

Sold for $2,800,000 and went into escrow within 2 weeks, all cash offer! When other top agents asked me where are the comps? I responded, “this will be the comp you will be looking at in 60 days” and it is…

Stately and Elegant, this 3 unit building (originally 2 full floor flats), is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Beautifully located just a stones throw from Fillmore Street on a coveted block. Edwardian in style and built in the early 1900’s, boasting handsome architectural details that are showcased both in and out. There is a sunny south garden and a 3 car garage plus extra rooms in the full basement. The Tax Records show the building to have 3606 square feet* and probably does not include the guest quarters/staff apartment in the basement(this has always been included with 2369).

2367 is the top floor 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom flat consisting of a formal entrance hall, living room with fireplace, formal dining room, updated kitchen, hall way split bath, 3 bedrooms, another full bathroom and sunroom. An abundance of windows floods the flat with natural light, there are hardwood floors and beautiful details. Rented on a month to month basis at $4,250 per month and includes 2 car garage parking in tandem to each other.

2369 was constructed as a full floor flat but now has been divided into 2 apartments(this was once a 4 bedroom flat). This apartment will be delivered vacant at close of escrow. Consisting of a formal entrance hall, living room with fireplace, formal dining room, updated kitchen, 2 bedrooms, hallway split bath, hardwood floors and 1 car independent parking for this apartment, plus the caretakers apartment.

2369A is what used to be the other two bedrooms plus the sunroom of 2369 and has direct access to the garden. Kitchen, living area and bedroom/bath. Access to the entrance of this unit is through the breezeway. This flat may not be a legal unit and is rented with lease until September 1, 2012, at $1,600 per month. No parking, utilities included and those are tied to 2369.

The full basement has a 3 car garage, additional storage rooms plus guest quarters/staff apartment with a large open living/sleeping area, partial kitchen, full bathroom and has doors to the breezeway accessing the garden.

This wonderful property is mostly detached and offers a tremendous opportunity with excellent future potential. The back stairway leads up to the flat roof and would be the perfect place for a future roofdeck. There are views of one of the Golden Gate Bridge towers as well as territorial all around!

*buyer should verify square footage to satisfy themselves, TRI-Coldwell Banker has not verified the actual square footage.

Tenants in upper flat will not allow the unit to be photographed. Lower unit will be vacant be at close of escrow. The property will be photographed for the website on July 16th. Check back for website information and interior photos shortly thereafter.

This is could be the architect for this building;

Pacific Heights Architects #32 – Sylvain Schnaittacher

The focus of this series is architects who had an influence over the way Pacific Heights looks today. Sylvain Schnaittacher was a highly-regarded San Francisco-born architect and one who was very involved in maintaining the standards of the profession.

Sylvain Schnaittacher was born in San Francisco on November 30, 1874, the son of Carl Jacob and Pauline Schnaittacher. Sylvain graduated from Boys High School and studied at the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art (now the San Francisco Art Institute). In 1891 he started work for A. Page Brown as a draftsman. In a short period of time, Brown had created an important collection of work and contributed to the training of some of San Francisco’s finest architects including Bernard Maybeck
and Willis Polk. After Brown???s unfortunate death from a horse and buggy accident in 1896, at the age of only 36, Schnaittacher and Frank Van Trees completed his projects. In 1897, Schnaittacher opened his own practice with an office at 206 Kearny. Some of his earliest commissions in 1897-99 were industrial buildings South of Market.

Like many architects, Schnaittacher took a year off at the turn of the century to travel in Europe studying the history of architecture. He returned to San Francisco in 1901 and was awarded one of the first State Architects Certificates ever issued (number A17) in August 1901. In 1905 he was elected to the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He lived with his widowed mother on Van Ness, moving her after the 1906 earthquake and fire to 1901 California. In 1908 he married his wife Cecilia. They lived first at 1770 Pacific, then moving after the birth of their son in 1911 to 1369 Hyde, and finally in 1915, to 3513 Jackson where Schnaittacher would live for the rest of his life.

In common with most of the architects of his era, Schnaittacher designed a variety of buildings, including 154 Sutter (1907), the former Argonaut Club at 421 Powell/400 Post (1909), on that intersection???s north-west corner across from Union Square, and the Paige Motor Car Company building at 1699 Van Ness (1919, southwest corner of Sacramento), now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and used as the offices of a real estate brokerage company today.

Schnaittacher’s legacy to San Francisco residential architecture consists of several fine single family homes and apartment buildings, such as in Presidio Heights at 3980 Clay (1905), 3444 Washington and 3580 Washington (both 1906), 3530 Washington (1907), 3452 Jackson (1908) and 3524 Jackson (1910), and in Pacific Heights, two very similar apartment buildings with spacious units at 3055 Pacific (1921, 5 apartments) and 2855 Jackson (1923, 6 apartments). Both of the Pacific Heights apartment buildings (see photos) have been converted to individually-owned condominiums – a testament to the quality of his work.

Concerned about the need for formal training in the field, Schnaittacher served on the Examining Committee of the State Civil Service Commission for draftsmen. He was appointed to the State Board of Architecture in 1910 and was its Secretary/Treasurer from 1912 until he died. For the San Francisco Chapter of the AIA he was Secretary from 1907 through to 1916, Vice-President 1917-18, and President 1919-20. He was elected to the AIA National Board of Directors in 1924 and appointed Regional Director of the Western States. He was highly regarded in the architectural community and his sudden death on February 11, 1926 was a shock to all.

In 1924, Schnaittacher had teamed up with Bakewell and Brown (with Albert Lansburgh and Bernard Maybeck in consulting roles) to design what was perhaps one of his finest works, the impressive Temple Emanu-El (Arguello at Lake), which was awarded a Distinguished Honor in Architecture by the AIA in 1927.

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Property Type Residential

Property Status: Sold

Property Features


2367-69 Washington Street , San Francisco, California

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