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Charming Marina Home
Location: 3154 Baker Street
This beautifully renovated Marina home has it all: A convenient location just blocks from the Presidio (GGRNA), the Palace of Fine Arts, and the popular Chestnut Street shops and cafés; An open floor plan for ease of entertaining and everyday living as the living room, dining room, and kitchen flow together seamlessly; 3 bedrooms & 1.5 renovated baths on the upper level; and a flexible, multi-use room with ensuite bath on the lower level which opens to the tranquil, landscaped patio. 1-car garage plus parking pad in front of the garage door.
Main Level: The entry foyer leads to the main level. The entire main level flows through for easy entertaining and everyday living. The delightful living room spans the front of the home and features a lovely streetscape outlook, an original, tile-faced fireplace flanked with built-in display cases, and a graceful archway that opens to the formal dining room with a custom, built-in hutch bordered with built-in bench seating with storage, and informal seating at the kitchen bar. The chic renovated kitchen has Silestone quartz counters, a Waterworks subway-tiled backsplash, and custom cabinetry with some open display shelves. A crisp contemporary look is accomplished with under-cabinet outlets. Stainless steel appliances include a dual fuel range Bosch stove, KitchenAid microwave/convection oven, Bosch dishwasher, and side-by-side KitchenAid refrigerator. A convenient door opens to the outdoor spiral staircase which leads to the beautifully landscaped garden patio with fountain, specimen Japanese maples, and low planter walls which create built-in seating for this tranquil garden.
Second Level: The spacious primary bedroom has dual, fitted closets and a sitting area at the bay window which provides a view vignette of the Golden Gate Bridge and the dome of the Palace of Fine Arts. The middle bedroom is off the hall and adjacent to the full bath with pedestal sink, Waterworks tiled stall shower with clear glass surround, and charming, period-style hexagonal-tiled floor. Across the hall is the powder room lined with Waterworks subway tile and fitted with a Robern mirror above the porcelain pedestal sink. The rear garden view bedroom features a vaulted ceiling and a custom-fitted closet.
Lower Level: The lower level may be accessed through the 1-car garage (which has interior access) or from the garden. This large room may be used in a variety of ways – as a guest or au-pair suite, office, playroom, craft room, or gym. The sliding glass door opens to the garden creating a wonderful indoor-outdoor room. Ensuite, the tiled full bath features a glass-enclosed stall shower. Adjacent, double doors open to the full-size front load LG washer and dryer. In addition to the garage, there is a parking pad in front of the garage door.
To Show: Shown by appt. only with exclusive listing agent, Janet Schindler, Sotheby’s International Realty. 415-265-5994.
The Marina District – one of San Francisco’s most desirable locations. The Marina district is known for its charming Mediterranean-style homes, flat blocks, and great weather. 3154 Baker is conveniently just a half block from Chestnut Street and only a few blocks away from the popular shops, cafés, and restaurants. The Palace of Fine Arts is less than two blocks away, and the Marina Green, just steps further. The Presidio’s (GGNRA) Letterman Digital Arts Center and YMCA pool are also only a couple of blocks away. The Presidio offers wonderful amenities, several excellent restaurants, and a host of museums, trails, tennis courts, golf course, and the recently built tunnel tops area with walking trails and a giant playground for kids.
Janet Schindler has remained the #1 agent for the past decade for home sales in San Francisco’s Northside (which includes Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights, Cow Hollow, the Marina, Russian Hill, and Sea Cliff) according to the MLS. Her extraordinary success results from her hard work, unwavering commitment to integrity, and always prioritizing her clients’ best interests. For the past 30+ years, Janet has taken this approach with every client, and it shows. She is consistently one of the top 25 Sotheby’s International Realty agents ranking in the top 1% of over 50,000 esteemed associates and is regularly named on the prestigious Wall Street Journal’s list of the Top Realtors in the U.S.A. When Haute Living published a list of the Bay Area’s Top Real Estate Power Brokers, Janet was labeled “The Professional,” a title that truly characterizes her approach to her career and her relationship with her clients.
Janet’s clients benefit from her unparalleled market knowledge and creative marketing concepts. She specializes in preparing and presenting properties for sale to assure her sellers maximize their returns. When representing buyers, she is quick to point out the hidden upside in a property as well as its drawbacks. Her clients enjoy her positive attitude and sense of humor during a process that is often beset with stress. Whether her clients seek a world-wide marketing strategy or a discreet private sale, Janet has the wisdom, resources, and experience to successfully negotiate and navigate the transaction.
Media frequently seek out Janet's opinion of the San Francisco real estate market. She is often quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Robb Report, Mansion Global, and local newspapers. She researches and writes the annual Schindler Report, which appears in San Francisco's Nob Hill Gazette, analyzing luxury real estate sales in San Francisco's Northside neighborhoods. In addition to her real estate writing, Janet has published articles on related areas of interest including gardening and architecture.
Janet graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in philosophy, emphasizing Asian philosophy, from Brandeis University and was a Regents Scholar at UCLA Law School. Her education and expertise add value to every real estate transaction. 90% of Janet's business comes from repeat clients and referrals because they know that she always puts clients' interests first. Janet Schindler is the trusted name in San Francisco real estate.