Top 10 Victorian Homes Sold in San Francisco
The 10 best San Francisco Victorian homes sold in 2018
2018 has been a great year for Victorian homes in San Francisco. Take a look at my 10 favorite Victorian properties that have sold so far in 2018. I included a nice mix of single family homes, remodeled properties and fixer uppers. Which is your favorite? Please feel free to comment below.
5 Beds, 5.5 Baths @ 6,350 sqft
Listing Price: $7,995,000 - Selling Price: $9,600,000
The #1 spot goes to 2219 Scott Street. This gorgeous Victorian home is perched along the west side of the newly renovated Alta Plaza Park in Pacific Heights which makes it one of the most desirable locations in San Francisco. The property was recently noticed as one of the highest over-bid properties in 2018, as the home sold for $1,605,000 or 20% above its original asking price. Let's also not forget that the home sits on an extraordinary large lot (for San Francisco standards), 47' x 103', to be exact, which offers the property tons of additional natural light. For these reasons, we crown 2219 Scott Street the best Victorian home sold in San Francisco in 2018.
#2. 930 Chestnut Street - Russian Hill
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths
Listing Price: $6,850,000 - Selling Price: $6,650,000
Victorian homes in San Francisco are known for their elegance, class and colorful exteriors. Our #2 pick goes out to 930 Chestnut Street in Russian Hill. This beautiful property sits back from the street and has an interior vibe as if someone important lives there. The classic style and sheer elegance makes this home warm, welcoming and unpretensious.
5 Beds, 4 Baths @ 4,055 Sqft
Listing Price: $4,180,000 - Selling Price: $4,300,000
Let's talk about value for a second when it comes to the San Francisco real estate market. Some San Francisco neighborhoods such as Pacific Heights and Russian have real estate prices going through the roof. Others, can be seen as having an amazing up and coming value. 925 Fulton Street is a classic Victorian property located around the corner from the Painted Ladies in Alamo Square. Historically, the neighborhood has had its ups and downs. So far, this beauty has survived from being gutted & flipped and makes this list due to the original charm & details still intact from the late 1800's, including the doors, windows, flooring, moldings etc. Pick this house up and move it to a "better location" and you could easily raise the value by 50%, maybe more. What a great value!
4 Beds, 3.5 Baths @ 2,700 Sqft
Listing Price: $3,995,000 - Selling Price: $4,300,000
3880 Sacramento Street could be looked at by some as a cosmetic fixer and by others as just perfect. The homes staging took zero note to the Victorian elements of the house but rather infused a refreshing, nice mix of modern day hipster vibe, to go along with the traditional Victorian floor plan. This is the type of home where you could accidentally drop a glass of wine in the kitchen and not have to worry about it messing up the shine on the floor. I mean this in a great way! Not every house needs to be immaculately renovated and brought up to 2018 standards. This home has enough charm where it's perfectly ok to leave it as is.
#5. 948 Hampshire Street - Inner Mission
5 Beds, 3.5 Baths @ 3,502 Sqft
Listing Price: $3,495,000 - Selling Price: $3,200,000
Let's talk about the modernization of San Francisco architecture. There seems to be 2 sides of the coin when it comes to home renovations. Either you love a nicely remodeled modern Victorian home or you hate it. While locals and historic preservationists love to see restorations, there is a large buyer demand to live in a down to the studs, upgraded, Victorian. Right now, we are seeing the Inner Mission, Mission Dolores, Castro and Noe Valley neighborhoods going through a massive transformation from traditional Victorian to Modern Victorian.
#6. 181 Haight Street - Hayes Valley
4 Beds, 2.5 Baths @ 2,466 Sqft
Listing Price: $1,950,000 - Selling Price: $2,260,000
To me there is something very mysterious, sexy & beautiful about old historic San Francisco homes & neighborhoods. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so I've been told. This Victorian fixer upper home is located just blocks away from all of the best shops and restaurants in Hayes Valley and has that feeling that I love.
2 Beds, 2 Baths
Listing Price: $1,795,000 - Selling Price: $2,090,000
Looking for a classic Victorian home with original charm and details from the Victorian era? 1374 Sanchez Street is the perfect charmer that will wow the pants off of people looking for a nice little home in the heart of Noe Valley. This was a good one!
#8. 220 Liberty Street - Liberty Hill
2 Beds, 1 Baths @ 1,525 Sqft
Listing Price: $1,295,000 - Selling Price: $1,825,000
When it comes to San Francisco real estate, Victorian condos come in all shapes and sizes. I call this style Victorian Chic or maybe even Victorian Contemporary. This home has all of the modern amenities mixed with original charm and detail located in Liberty Hill.
#9. 211 Divisadero Street - Buena Vista
4 Beds, 2 Baths @ 2,450 Sqft
Listing Price: $2,595,000 - Selling Price: $2,900,000
If you notice throughout the list, the majority of the homes for sale have been selling over the listing price, most of the time in a bidding war. Take note above. Have you been outbid in a bidding war while shopping for a Victorian property? Learn how to avoid getting into a bidding war altogether.
#10. 69 Beaver Street - Duboce Triangle
3 Beds, 2 Baths
Listing Price: $1,995,000 - Selling Price: $2,617,000
To me there is something very appealing about a short, 1 story Victorian home in San Francisco. I call this architecture style a "stubby" for fun. While this did make my #10 on the list, this home architecturally might be one of my favorite looking homes from the exterior.