2-4 Montclair Terrace

94119 San Francisco
Duplex • 5 bed. • 4 bath. • ref: WR3XVJ
PHP 306,452,958
A young William Randolph Hearst learned how to do “the clog dance” in mother Phoebe’s barn below her tropical conservatory and gardens on this historic block. --Edward F. Bielski, "The History of Russian Hill". Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson lived on the corner above. NOTABLE FORMER OWNERS: Rowena Fischer Weeks Abdy, early California painter, who owned the home in the 1920's; AND Mrs. Mérí Jaye, maritime architect and passionate patron of San Franciscan arts, who lived here from the 1960's to 2023. Welcome to an extraordinary two-unit home located on the iconic Lombard Street, famously known as the "crookedest street in the world," in the heart of San Francisco. This unique property seamlessly blends historic charm with modern comforts, offering an unparalleled urban living experience. For over 60 years, this residence has been cherished as a single-family home, exuding warmth and a sense of history. MAIN RESIDENCE: The main unit features an elegant open-concept living area with expansive windows that flood the space with natural light and offer breathtaking views. The spacious master suite includes an en-suite bathroom. An additional smaller bedroom is on this level, ideal for family, guests, or a home office. Top floor has sweeping views in all directions and can be used as bedrooms, entertainment or play space. SECOND UNIT: The second unit is equally impressive, providing a perfect opportunity for rental income, a guest suite, or multigenerational living. It includes a cozy living room, an iconic “Mad Men” kitchen and a serene bedroom with ample storage. Large windows frame stunning views, making every moment here a delight. GARDEN APARTMENT with full bath and wine tasting room, direct access to garden and courtyard. OUTDOOR OASIS: Step outside to discover the crown jewel of this property—a beautifully landscaped garden and courtyard, highlighted by a Majestic 100-foot Redwood Tree (Sequoia sempervirens). This serene outdoor space is perfect for relaxation, entertaining, or simply enjoying the beauty of nature in an urban setting. The garden offers a variety of flowering plants and mature trees, creating a private sanctuary in the midst of the city. Garden door is from former owner’s grandmothers’ home in France. ADDITIONAL FEATURES: - Spectacular views of San Francisco’s Alcatraz and landmarks - Secure garage parking with additional storage area - Proximity to vibrant shops, dining, and cultural attractions - Lovingly maintained as a single-family home for over 50 years - Formerly owned by an early California artist and a noted maritime architect and philanthropist - An opportunity to create your own vision as a single-family residence or develop as separate units This remarkable home is a rare find, offering both the prestige of living on Lombard Street and the tranquility of a private garden retreat. Whether you choose to maintain its legacy as a single-family home or develop it into separate units, the potential is extraordinary. Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of San Francisco history with this exceptional property. Original architects: Rousseau & Rousseau (Charles M. & Arthur F.). --Edwards Abstracts 11/3/1910. ZONED RH-3


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