Russian Hill abode with frescoed wines cellar is over 100 years old

Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Image 2 of 22 Very large living area. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Very large living area. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 3 of 22 Dramatic wall space, ceiling, openings, molding. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Dramatic wall space, ceiling, openings, molding. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 4 of 22 Fireplace. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Fireplace. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Picture 5 of 22 Closer up. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Nearer up. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 6 of 22 Formal eating with a view and vintage details. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Formal eating with a view and vintage details. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 7 of 22 Closer depth. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Closer depth. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 8 of 22 Another version of the ubiquitous “chef’s kitchen.” Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Another version of the ubiquitous “chef’s kitchen.” Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Picture 9 of 22 Searching through kitchen. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Searching through kitchen. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Picture 10 of 22 Lovely master bedroom. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Lovely master bedroom. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 11 of 22 Master. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Master. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 12 of 22 Grasp sitting area. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Grasp sitting area. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Picture 13 of 22 2nd bed .Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. 2nd bed .Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Picture 14 of 22 3rd bed. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. 3rd bed. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 15 of 22 Office. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Office. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Picture 16 of 22 Rec lounge. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Rec lounge. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 17 of 22 Alt view. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Alt view. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 18 of 22 Wines cellar drama. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Wines cellar drama. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 19 of 22 Roofdeck. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Roofdeck. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Picture 20 of 22 West facing views. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. West facing opinions. Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Image 21 of 22 Roof.Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Roof.Photos: Steven Gothelf, Pacific Union International Inc. Picture 22 of 22 Russian Hill abode with frescoed wines cellar is over a hundred years old 1 / 22 Back to Gallery

Built in 1915, this four-level Russian Hill residence offers over 4,000 square feet of luxury.

Last available in 1995 when it sold for $790,000, today 1742 Jones St. is usually posted at $5.450 million.

Billed because “Mission/Spanish Colonial Revival,” the house features obviously been remodeled over the century plus of its existence. Still, glimpses of the original design remain, specially the pain relief ornamentation on ceilings and moldings.

Newer features include an updated “chef’s kitchen,” skylights, an integral bar on the rec bedroom, a wines cellar with mural, and a tiled roof deck. The top-most ground, referred to as the “penthouse level” in hyperbolic listing terminology can be an office/library with direct access to that rooftop.

There are four levels (and an elevator to ascend and descend included in this) and 4,050 sq . feet right here, with three bedrooms and three . 5 bathrooms. The lot, with its landscaping and terrace, is usually 2,543 square legs, situated just underneath the summit of Russian Hill, offering correspondingly dramatic vistas.

Past sales

In the mid-1990s, this home struggled to discover a buyer, listing in August of 1995 for $825,000. It delisted in October of 1995, then suddenly sold in December of that same year for $790,000. Put in a decade plus and alarming inflation: today the price tag on 1742 Jones St is $5.450 million.

Anna Marie Erwert writes from both renter and new buyer perspective, having (finally) achieved both statuses. She targets national real estate trends, specializing in the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Bay Region and Pacific Northwest. Comply with Anna on Twit ter: @AnnaMarieErwert

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