Sold for $1,540,000
5.00 beds | 3.00 baths | 2,825 sq. ft. | Duplex
This classic Shingle-style building’s soft curb presence has much more to offer than meets the eye. The duplex offers a variety of living options for owner-occupiers, investors, or as individual TICs if two cooperating parties opt for fractional ownership. Near Golden Gate Park and Land’s End and only a mile from the Pacific Ocean with transportation options close by, the location has all the conveniences of city living.
The lower 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit, 543 37th Avenue, features approximately 1,850 sq. ft. of living space (per architectural consultant). The living area looks onto a modern open kitchen, and a formal dining room offers a distinct place for family gatherings, dinner parties, and holiday meals. Two bedrooms and one full bathroom complete the main level. The lower level offers additional living space with one bedroom, one bathroom, a large family room, a sunroom, and a laundry room with washer and dryer hookups. Enjoy various entertaining options with direct access from the sunroom out to an open low-maintenance yard, a blank slate ready for your outdoor vision. From this westerly-facing rear space, warm sunsets are to be expected with peek-a-boo ocean views.
The upper 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom unit, 541 37th Avenue, is currently tenant-occupied and features approximately 975 sq. ft. of living space (per architectural consultant) including a large open living and dining area and kitchen with a breakfast bar. Stairs off the master bedroom provide access to the rear patio.
An obviously fantastic development opportunity, this home has much to look forward to. Whether you choose to owner-occupy or rent both units and enjoy the full income stream, you will have purposeful use while exploring development options.
541-543 37th Avenue is uniquely situated mid-block and directly across the street from the quaint and beautiful Anza Branch Library. At the block’s end is highly sought-after Lafayette Elementary School, a California Distinguished School. The duplex is adjacent to the beautiful Land’s End trail, the Palace of the Legion of Honor, and Baker and China Beaches. Also not far, you’ll find the Lincoln Park Golf Course, Rochambeau, Mountain Lake, Sutro Heights, and of course, Golden Gate Park and the Presidio. The Richmond is ideal for those seeking an active lifestyle.
With easy access to the Geary Blvd thoroughfare, residents are free to explore all that the Richmond District has to offer, from gorgeous sunsets at the Cliff House and Ocean Beach to the trendiest eateries in Inner Richmond and everything fantastic in between. The neighborhood offers a multitude of dining, cultural, and outdoor activities. 541-547 37th Avenue is conveniently located near abundant destinations: Balboa Street has some of the best coffee and shops, including Balboa Theater, one of the last of its kind, and ethnic cuisines for all tastes. Some of the spectacular options including Marla Bakery, Cassava, Shanghai Dumpling King, Chino’s Taqueria, Simple Pleasures, and Purple Cow. Clement Street eateries include PPQ Dungeness Island, Bill’s Place (the best classic burger in the city), El Mansour, Gordo Taqueria, India Clay Oven, Hard Knox, and a multitude of local markets. A few more blocks over on California Street you have Angelina’s Cafe and Pizzetta 211 and don’t forget about Joe’s Ice Cream, Aziza, and Ton Kiang on Geary Street. Multiple public transportation routes and access to Geary Boulevard, Fulton Street and Great Highway will have you zipping around the city with delight.
• 2-unit building
• 543 37th Avenue: Vacant lower two-floor unit with grand 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom floor plan, formal dining room, family room, sunroom, and direct access to backyard
• 541 37th Avenue: Tenant-occupied top-floor unit with 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom floor plan
• Backyard patio
• Large storage space in basement
• Washer/dryer hookups in lower unit
• Front of building has large parking pad for 2 cars