A San Francisco Oasis Designed by William Wurster Asks $6.9 Million

An organic palette makes up this serene midcentury retreat, which is surrounded by verdant gardens.

1641 Green Street in San Francisco, California, is currently listed for$6,925,000 by Sotheby’s International Realty - San Francisco Brokerage.

Designed by William W. Wurster in 1940, this residence boasts historic architecture, privacy, and verdant views. The home was lovingly restored in 2017 and rests on an oversized lot enveloped in lush trees and greenery, creating a peaceful retreat in the heart of the Pacific Heights neighborhood. From white walls to painstakingly restored original Douglas fir paneling, the interior’s organic hues combine for a soothing ambience throughout.

The main level features living, dining, and kitchen spaces with direct access to the garden. The serene wood-paneled living room beckons with a gas fireplace, wide windows, and access to the backyard. The garden is a cloistered space with a towering eucalyptus tree, green lawn and gardens, and an alfresco dining area just off the chic dining room. Steps away, the streamlined kitchen boasts sleek cabinets and top-notch appliances.

The third level offers a guest bedroom with glass doors opening to a picturesque deck, a modern bath, and a principal suite that feels like a treetop aerie, with oversized corner windows gazing out into leafy environs. Other highlights of the suite include numerous thoughtful built-ins, a gas fireplace, a windowed walk-in closet with mirrors, and a bath with a glass-walled shower, a dual vanity, and a heated towel rack.

On the uppermost level is a family room and office with plentiful windows, a gas fireplace, double glass doors to a spacious terrace overlooking the backyard, and a balcony with views toward the bay and Mt. Tamalpais. Adjoining are a full bath and a cozy bedroom with oversized windows offering an idyllic outlook. A one-car garage, mudroom, and laundry room occupy the ground level, and an elevator connects each of the home’s floors.

Listing Details  

Bedrooms: 3

Baths: 3 full, 1 partial

Year Built: 1940

Square Footage: 2,705

Plot Size: 5 acres



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