The owners of this voluptuously renovated 1907 Edwardian in San Francisco weren’t sure they would ever move back to California. Both filmmakers hailing from the Golden State, they’d spent two decades in New York City and felt profoundly rooted there, but preparations for the elder of their two daughters to enter kindergarten prompted a reassessment. Ultimately, they decided that they wanted their kids to be around extended family—and to experience the joys of a California childhood—so when a friend offered to let them rent his home during a temporary relocation, they seized the opportunity.
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