Built in 1921, this spacious and updated 5 bedroom, 3 bath home boasts a generous open floor plan on 3 levels offering old world charm with all the modern amenities.

The entry level features a beautiful foyer, family/play room, one bedroom and one updated bathroom; also perfect for guest quarters or an au pair. Completing this level is a spacious one car garage with interior access, washer/dryer and plenty of extra storage space.

The main level of the home features an open floor plan comprised of a living room with gas burning fireplace and built-in shelving, formal dining room and spacious chef’s kitchen with granite countertops, custom cabinetry and top of the line appliances. Two expansive bedrooms and one bathroom round out this level of the home.

Located up a grand staircase is the upper level, or the “penthouse suite,” which boasts the master bedroom, spacious office, updated bath and private roof deck.

A serene garden with mature lush landscaping and a built-in wooden bench are the perfect place to enjoy the outdoors.

686 23rd Avenue is located in a prime central location, close to shopping, Golden Gate Park, restaurants, transportation and parks. With a Walkscore of 85, there’s no better place to call home!


Features Include

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 baths (one bathroom on each level of the home)
  • Penthouse suite with master bedroom, updated bath and office
  • Chef’s kitchen with top of the line appliances
  • Spacious living room with gas burning fireplace and built-in shelving
  • Formal dining room
  • Family room on entry level
  • 2,318 sq.ft. per appraisal
  • One car garage with additional storage
  • Private backyard with beautiful landscaping and built-in seating
  • Walkscore of 85


Central Richmond

Stretching the from Golden Gate park to California Street, and from Park Presidio Boulevard to 33rd Ave, you’ll find Central Richmond, a uniquely appealing district that features both residential housing and well-known businesses. Real estate in this neighborhood is centrally located with easy access to great food, historic parks, and all kinds of entertainment.

The restaurant selection is unbeatable, from Asian to French, Italian to Mexican, and more. Plenty of cafes dot Clement Street, one of the areas central corridors where food options will match any preference.

Residents of wide-ranging cultural heritage have come to call Central Richmond home, situated, as it is, between the neighborhoods of Inner Richmond, Sea Cliff, and Golden Gate Park. Historically, the Richmond District was known by the early settlers as “the Great Sand Waste” because it was primarily rolling sand dunes - a barrier between the sea and the growing San Francisco.

Truly an area of great possibilities, Central Richmond is a safe and comfortable neighborhood with no-fuss access to both Golden Gate, and
Presido Parks, with the Pacific Ocean less than a mile down the avenue. You’ll find the University of San Francisco, San Francisco State, and the University of California - San Francisco, only a short hop away. And in between, a great selection of entertainment and fun to be found, lining the peaceful, family-friendly streets.

Park adventures, music festivals, spectacular museums, and children’s attractions are just beyond the tree-lined park parameter. Spend the day watching the miniature yachts of Spreckels Lake, or giving your kids time to explore the many playgrounds.

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