Storybook Home in Majestic Setting

Front exterior of 1544 Cole Street.
View photo looking over Cole Valley with the Golden Gate bridge in left corner.
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1544 Cole Street, San Francisco


This elegant two-story home sits atop one of San Francisco’s most beloved and sought-after neighborhoods offering sweeping views and a truly once-in-a-generation opportunity. Nestled behind a lush, verdant garden, this storybook property presents a captivating living experience with period detail and views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Pacific Ocean. Situated on a 3,219 square foot lot and set against Tank Hill, escape the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in a world of tranquility and charm!

Step inside the front gate to be greeted by a magnificent garden with several mature trees and a pathway to the home’s welcoming front porch. This peaceful perch is the idyllic spot to enjoy your garden and greet guests. Upon entering the home warmth and tranquility emanates with its Tudor-style wood trim and glimpses of the surrounding landscape through every window. The living room is the heart of the home with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Marin headlands. This comfortable space features a wood-burning fireplace and built-in shelving to display your life’s treasures. The gracious dining room is the perfect space to dine and entertain featuring lovely French doors that open to a serene patio. The home’s eat-in kitchen is graced with expansive windows that usher in natural light and the homes coveted views. A pantry, laundry room, and powder room are conveniently located nearby.

Ascend to the second level where your primary bedroom overlooks the beautiful trees on your property and expansive views from the Bay to the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Pacific Ocean to the Marin Headlands. Also on this level is a remodeled full bathroom, a second bedroom with built-in bed, and a third bedroom that would make an ideal office space. From this level you will be swept away by the breathtaking views and natural landscape that surrounds from the incredible sundeck. Whether you're relaxing with a good book or entertaining guests, this sundeck will elevate your living experience.



Front exterior of 1544 Cole Street.
View photo looking over Cole Valley with the Golden Gate bridge in left corner.
Living room with beautiful wood beam detail and hardwood floors throughout.
Dining has french doors that open up to back patio.
Back patio looking in to dining room.
Deck on upper level with views over Cole Valley all the way to Gold Gate Bridge,
Close up photo of the view from upper deck.
Garden in front of home.  There is lots of greenery and brick walkway up to home.
Photo looking up under a stunning redwood tree.
Front garden has a green bench next to walk way as you walk up to home.
Look back down walk way towards the garage.
Looking through trees at the front exterior of 1544 Cole Street.
Looking up at the blue sky though the Japanese Maple leaves.
Beautiful color flowers in front window beds.
Deck outside of front door. Small sitting area and potted plants around.
Photo of sitting area on front deck.
Looking into the front door from the front deck. Home has brown shingles with green trim and deck railing is painted red.
Entryway walking into the home.
Close up of the door knocker on front door.
Front door has pretty stained glass detail.
Photo of entryway looking out front door and into the living room.
Living room room has large couch and plush chair. Lots of natural light spilling in through all the windows.
Living room has stunning wood detailing, brick fire place and hardwood floors throughout.
Photo is as if you a sitting on couch looking over the ottoman looking at the fireplace.
Close up of beautiful brick fireplace.
Ottoman has a vase of beautiful flowers and candle on small round tray.
Couch in the living room in centered beneath the large front windows.
Looking over the the living room to the main entryway.
In the entry way there stairs to the bedrooms is to the right and the entry to the dining room is straight ahead.
Looking for the dining table out onto the back patio.
There are large french doors that fully open up to the back patio.
Looking out onto the back patio. There is lots of greenery and beautiful flowers.
Patio backs up to Tank Hill.
Lots of beautiful pink flowers at back side of back patio. There is a nice little sitting area.
Close up of the beautiful pink peonies next to back patio.
Sitting area on back patio has two chairs, small table and circular rug.
Dining room has a rectangular table that seats six.
Circular mirror in dining room shows reflection of the greenery of back.
Photo of kitchen corner showing double oven, stove and beautiful blue tile backsplash.
Photo of kitchen from back corner. Large sink has blue tile countertop surrounding. and backsplash.
Two large windows in kitchen have views over Cole Valley all the way to Golden Gate Bridge.
Close up of windows in kitchen.  There is small bistro table with two chairs in front of windows.
Close up of view out of kitchen windows.  She can see St. Ignatius in the distance. Lots of greenery.
Another close up of view.  It's a beautiful day with lots of blue sky.
There laundry room is right off kitchen. There is a stackable washer and dryer.
There is a half bath right off laundry room. This photo shows the sink.
Staircase that leads to upper level.
At top of the staircase there are beautiful windows that look out to Tank Hill
Look out the window at the top of stairs.  You see lower patio and deck off of the office. Lots of greenery.
Primary bedroom has lots of wood detailing and large windows that let in lots of natural light.
Primary bedroom has lots of wood paneling detail and large window with seating area in front.
Looking at the seating area in front of large primary bed window. There are two plush chairs and small table.
Close up of window in primary. There are pretty red flowers and ferns on small table.
View from primary bedroom. You see all of Cole Valley and can see the Golden Gate Bridge in the distance.
Full bathroom on upper level.  Has been updated with modern fixtures. Standing shower only.
Guest room is staged as kids room. There is built in twin bed, small desk and chalkboard play area.
Guest bedroom has lots of wood details and built-ins.
Office has desk under large windows that has stunning view.
Looking at view over desk in office.
Large deck off the office.  There are lounge chairs and coffee table.
Lots of trees and greenery surrounding the upper deck.
View off the deck includes the Golden Gate Bridge in the background.
View of the Marin headlands from roof deck.
Closer up photo of the view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Looking back at home from back corner of deck
Aerial photo of upper deck.
Photo of the side of the home.  Its right up on Tank Hill so lots of greenery and space.
Aerial photo of 1544 Cole street showing the front of home with tank hill on the back side.
Aerial photo of exterior of 1544 Cole Street
Aerial photo of home from a distance.  You notice the home is tucked away on the back side of the lot.
Aerial photo of the neighborhood looking west to the bay.
Aerial photo looking south at the surrounding homes on the hill and Tank Hill.
Closer aerial shot of home and its placement next to tank hill.
Aerial photo looking towards Twin Peaks.  You see Sutro Tower to the right.
Aerial photo of surrounding neighborhood homes and Sutro Tower.
Looking at Cole Valley from Tank Hill
Aerial photo of Cole Valley all the way down to downtown San Francisco.
Close up photo of the view of the Golden Gate Bridge.


Shannon Hughes sitting with confidence.

Favorite Features

  • Storybook charm surrounded by majestic landscape
  • Sweeping views to the Golden Gate Bridge and Pacific Ocean
  • Surrounding landscape creates an escape from the city
  • Expansive view sundeck set against Tank Hill
  • Built in 1910 and owned by the same family for over fifty years
  • Situated on a 3,219 square feet lot (per tax records)
  • Diamond shaped leaded windows and tudor-style wood trim 
  • Unforgettable living room with fireplace and built-ins 
  • Dining room's French doors open to a patio and cascading garden
  • Eat-in kitchen features double ovens, gas stove top, and opulent blue tiles
  • Main level also includes a pantry, laundry room, and powder room
  • Three bedrooms on the top level with remodeled full bathroom
  • Fully detached home and detached one car garage
  • Highly coveted and quiet Cole Valley location
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