The City by the Bay features world renowned dining, sports and entertainment and is home to some of the world’s largest companies.
San Francisco is a world-renowned city in the heart of the Bay Area. Known as one of the world’s most beautiful cities bounded by the Bay and the Pacific Ocean it offers a variety of diverse neighborhoods that have something to offer for anyone. The City also features a wide variety of homes, from detached single-family homes, to rowhouses, to flats to condos. Because it’s San Francisco, no matter the type of home, it is one of the most prestigious addresses in the world.
To the southwest side of the City are West of Twin Peaks and the Sunset District. These areas are home to longtime residents of San Francisco and feature a number of unique neighborhoods, including St. Francis Wood which feels like a suburban enclave in the middle of the City. This area of San Francisco is home to San Francisco State University, St. Ignatius High School and several championship golf courses, including Harding Park and the Olympic Club.
Travel from the Sunset through Golden Gate Park and find the Richmond District, another area which features longtime residents of San Francisco and is home to excellent family owned restaurants. The outer Richmond District is home to the Cliff House Restaurant, Lands End Trail and Lincoln Park Golf Course. In the inner Richmond, you can find USF and easy access to the Haight Ashbury area and Golden Gate Park.
Nestled between the Richmond District and the coastline is the Historic Presidio with ample natural spaces and breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge. It is bordered by the Marina District which is one of the sunniest areas in San Francisco and is home to vibrant shops, restaurants and nightlife along Chestnut Street. Just up the hill from the Marina is the prestigious Pacific Heights neighborhood, which boasts some of the largest homes with sweeping panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and the Bay.
Van Ness street has traditionally been a line of demarcation between the residential districts and downtown. The Hayes Valley neighborhood has developed into a very desirable location adjacent to City Hall and the theater district with its newer restaurants. The South of Market area has been revitalized since the construction of AT&T Park and is home to many newly developed condominium communities which are in the heart of the City’s entertainment area.
The Mission District has been a historically blue collar district that has maintained much of its character as it has seen an influx of development over the years. Dolores Park, right across the street from Mission High School has become a hub of social activity, particularly on sunny weekdays. Potrero Hill and Dogpatch have benefitted from the addition of the new Chase Center, and Bernal Heights retains much of its character and perhaps best embodies the values that San Francisco was best known for prior to the dot-com boom.
There is no shortage of things to do or places to live in San Francisco.