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District 4 San Francisco 

Often referred to as Twin Peaks West, San Francisco District 4 is located in what was once a heavily wooded, scenic expanse of land. Prior to 1918, the area was fairly inaccessible from downtown San Francisco, but the opening of the Twin Peaks Tunnel created an easy commute into the city center, making the area attractive to real estate developers.  District 4 has a total of 16 neighborhoods; Balboa Terrace, Diamond Heights, Forest Hill, Forest Hill Extension, Forest Knolls, Ingleside Terrace, Midtown Terrace, Miraloma Park, Monterey Heights, Mount Davidson Manor, Sherwood Forest, St. Francis Wood, Sunnyside, West Portal, Westwood Highlands, and Westwood Park.

San francisco district 4 twin peaks westTwin Peaks West, which includes Mt. Davidson and Glen Canyon Park, is predominately a residential area with gracious, upscale neighborhoods.  Careful planning by architects and developers created "residence parks" featuring wide, elegantly landscaped boulevards that follow hillside contours, rather than a typical grid-style city street layout.  Much of the districts commerce can be found in West Portal, a vibrant community that offers a small town atmosphere with upscale businesses, lots of great restaurants, and virtually no chain stores. 

Dominated by Mt. Davidson, the highest natural point in San Francisco, Twin Peaks West offers an assortment of communities and varied architecture.  St. Francis Wood, Forest Hill, and Balboa Terrace are upscale, exclusive communities.  Diamond Heights arguably has the largest concentration of Eichlers and mid-century modern homes in the city, and family-friendly Ingleside Terrace and Sunnyside are close to the I-280, making them a commuter's dream. Many homes, particularly those built in Sherwood Forest, Miraloma Park and other hillside neighborhoods have panoramic views extending out to the ocean on the west, and the bay and even Mt. Diablo to the east.

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Real estate in the Twin Peaks West area is highly desirable, and when homes come on the market they often receive multiple offers, making competition for these properties fierce.  Many different architectural styles are represented from Spanish Mediterranean to mid-century modern to Craftsman bungalows designed by such notables as Timothy Pflueger, Bernard Maybeck, John Galen Howard, Henry Gutterson, and Joseph Eichler.

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507 Crestmont Dr, San Francisco CA 94131

507 Crestmont Dr,
San Francisco CA 94131

MLS# 427563

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A short walk through an enchanted forest brings you to the UCSF Parnassus...
Price: $749,000
MLS#: 427563
Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2
Property Type:
Days on Market: 14 (Active)
Listing Office: Zephyr Real Estate
Listing Agent: Matt Fuller
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137 Detroit St, San Francisco CA 94131

137 Detroit St,
San Francisco CA 94131

MLS# 427095

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Glen Park alternative minutes from BART! This 1920's bungalow is an incredible...
Price: $719,000
MLS#: 427095
Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1
Property Type: RESI
Days on Market: 21 (Pending)
Listing Office: Domicile Properties, Inc.
Listing Agent: Shane Ray
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19 Hearst Ave, San Francisco CA 94131

19 Hearst Ave,
San Francisco CA 94131

MLS# 426379

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Fantastic location, steps to BART & Glen Park village restaurants &...
Price: $699,000
MLS#: 426379
Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1
Property Type: RESI
Days on Market: 1 (Active)
Listing Office: McGuire Real Estate
Listing Agent: Darin Holwitz
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62 Glenview Dr, San Francisco CA 94131

62 Glenview Dr,
San Francisco CA 94131

MLS# 427901

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Outstanding mid-century (circa 1951) 3BR/1BA home on a great Midtown Terrace...
Price: $699,000
MLS#: 427901
Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1
Property Type: RESI
Days on Market: 0 (Active)
Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Res. R.E. Svc.
Listing Agent: Michael Freethy
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438 Melrose Ave, San Francisco CA 94127

438 Melrose Ave,
San Francisco CA 94127

MLS# 426131

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Charming well maintained home is a perfect Condo alternative and has 2...
Price: $699,000
Orig. Price: $775,000 - 9.8% Less
MLS#: 426131
Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1
Property Type: RESI
Days on Market: 45 (Pending)
Listing Office: Vanguard Properties
Listing Agent: Pat Patricelli
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Listing information last updated on 2014-11-22 18:30:11

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