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2BR/1BA* | Top floor
Views of Golden Gate Bridge and Downtown Skyline
1,200 square feet per tax records | Built in 1903
Private view deck | Shared landscaped garden
Office nook in front room | HOA dues $800 /month
Rare opportunity to own a penthouse condo with expansive views on one of Cole Valley's most enchanting and highly coveted streets. Residents of Woodland Ave enjoy an extra wide, tree-lined street with gorgeous classic architecture and an amazing sense of community. The Woodland Avenue Street Association has quarterly meetings, an annual block party when the street is closed to traffic, an annual Halloween party, a telephone/address directory for street residents and an online list serve/message board for communication. This kind of neighborhood is a true rarity, as is the rooftop world of this beautiful Edwardian condo.
12 Woodland #3 has wonderful natural light and an artistic feel. Panoramic views of the city are available from every room, including an amazingly expansive view from the upstairs bedroom encompassing the Marin headlands, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge and downtown San Francisco. Such views are a daily reminder that you're residing in one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Those seeking a unique and special space will find it here. Interesting and lovely details abound - from the bay windows to the dormered ceiling lines, loft-like upstairs sleeping space with skylights, hardwood floors, and wood burning fireplace. There is granite topped office nook in the inviting front room, where the bay windows create the feeling of being in a corner building, but without the exposure to the street. The eat-in kitchen has been updated with granite counters and stainless appliances. Enjoy the outdoors from the rear deck or downstairs in the verdant landscaped garden, planted with rosemary, nightshade, purple hopseed, and a stately pine tree.
Find this home in the ultimate Cole Valley location – perfect for anyone looking for easy walking access to all of the wonderful things that this neighborhood has to offer. Stroll to fantastic dinner and brunch spots, shopping, or to Golden Gate Park - not to mention access to the entire Bay area and dozens of other neighborhoods in minutes via the N-Judah line! Easily commute to downtown or to CalTrain, then return to your peaceful, tree-lined street. Don't forget the hiking trails found just around the corner at the base of Mount Sutro!
Lofted bedroom is unwarranted.
Who says you can’t have it all? Woodland Ave residents enjoy all the conveniences of city living, and also a sense of community built by the neighbors over many years. This is an exceptional street within an exceptional city.
A few of the sellers’ favorite things about living on Woodland Ave:
Despite its relatively small size, Cole Valley is surrounded by some of San Francisco’s most popular landmarks. The homes in the Cole Valley neighborhood epitomize the phrase “modern luxury.” Beautiful ocean views and fully-remodeled interiors make Cole Valley an incredibly popular place to live. With so many great public parks and activities within walking distance, plus the Golden Gate Bridge just a short trip north, Cole Valley does not disappoint!
Cole Valley is perfect for executives and researchers of the University of California, San Francisco who want an easy commute. Located less than half a mile from the neighborhood, the Parnassus Heights campus is within walking distance of Cole Valley. Notable research/medical facilities at UCSF include Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research, the Diabetes Center, and the Helen Diller Medical Center. The Cole Valley neighborhood is also a mile away from the 1000+ acre Golden Gate Park. Residents of Cole Valley can easily spend hours here and never run out of things to explore! Some of the more notable landmarks in Golden Gate Park include: Japanese Tea Garden: Built in 1894, the Garden is a great place to meditate and enjoy nature any time of day. Koret Playground and Carousel: Located in the southeast corner of the park, closest to Cole Valley, both kids and adults can enjoy all the fun and games at this beautiful public playground. Archery Fields: Whether you want to keep your skills sharp or learn a new skill altogether, this facility provides bales of hay; all you need are your own targets and equipment.
This is just a small sampling of the many activities you can find at Golden Gate Park. Of course, there is always the option of finding a grassy spot and just enjoying the beautiful California sunshine. If you love enjoying great food, beer, and wine, Cole Valley is the place for you. Notable restaurants in Cole Valley include the Italian wine nook InoVino, the quaint corner tavern Kezar Bar & Restaurant, the casual-yet-popular BurgerMeister, and last but not least, the eclectic offerings of Padrecito.
Cole Valley is also within walking distance (and home to) several popular and interesting landmarks. Cole Hardware’s flagship store is located in Cole Valley and has been serving the community for almost 100 years. You can walk to the infamous Haight-Ashbury district or take a hike up Mt Sutro for great views and see one of the old NIKE missile silos. Interested in geography? Walk up Clayton towards 17th to see the blank monument for the reported perfect geographic center of SF One of the best parts about living in Cole Valley is its convenient access to the N Judah municipal light rail (“Muni”) route. Residents of Cole Valley can hop on this frequently-running light rail and commute to the Google headquarters in less than 30 minutes. The N Judah route is also ideal for traveling to landmarks such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Embarcadero Plaza.