San Francisco’s “North Side”, or as it is referred to in the real estate industry as District 7, is composed of thePacific Heights, Cow Hollow, Presidio Heights and the Marina Districts. For those interested in moving to San Francisco, it is safe to say that District 7 contains the area’s most desirable real estate. Its beautiful homes are fully immersed in the culture and beauty that is San Francisco.
Pacific Heights is situated 350 feet above sea level. Many of its homes and streets offer extraordinary views of the San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin County’s lively hills. As to be expected, these amazing views make Pacific Heights one of the most expensive and exclusive places to live in San Francisco.The homes here are of the oldest and grandest in San Francisco, featuring architectural styles including Victorian, Edwardian, Mission Revival and French-inspired chateaus.
Pacific Heights is home to “Billionaire’s Row”, an exclusive section of Broadway Street with immaculate, stately mansions that creep up to prices as high as $40,000,000+. For the outdoor resident, Pacific Heights offers beautiful parks to explore such as Lafayette Park and Alta Plaza Park. To stay cultured, head over to Fillmore Street where you will find an extensive selection of high end and casual restaurants, boutiques and retailers. Pacific Heights is a top-tier neighborhood to raise a family, with its elite private schools, safety-focused residents and beautiful landscapes.
Cow Hollow is a popular place to settle down among single young professionals and young families alike. Homes here are primarily of the Edwardian and Victorian architectural styles. The Southernmost blocks of Cow Hollow are on hillsides similar to that of Pacific Heights. Most homes are extremely well maintained and kept in excellent condition. Residents of Cow Hollow are proud and contribute to the affluence of the local economy.
The main commercial area in Cow Hollow, Union Street, is composed of any and all retailers you could possibly need. It offers fine dining restaurants, luxury shopping boutiques, casual cafes, local bars and a mass of additional independent retailers. Union Street adds to the rich culture of Cow Hollow as a whole.For prospective buyers wanting to start a family, Cow Hollow is one of the safest neighborhoods in all of San Francisco.
Presidio Heights, famed for its access to the Presidio, is composed of large, sprawling houses that are primarily of the Edwardian style. Presidio Heights offers a quiet and luxurious escape from the city bustle. Sacramento Street is home to a beautiful pedestrian shopping district and the iconic Vogue Theater. Laurel Village Shopping Center on California Street is another popular shopping destination, where you can buy fresh produce.
The Marina District’s name aptly describes its quaint positioning along the waterfront and the Marina Green. Residents love to take advantage of the park by running, walking and playing volleyball. The Marina District’s architecture is reminiscent of a 1920’s era, with barrel fronts and art deco designs. If you prefer something more of taste in the current century, the Marina District is also home to roomy, modern apartments.The Marina District residents love Chestnut Street, which is filled with restaurants and upscale retail offerings. The picturesque Palace of Fine Arts and the small lake in front is home to several white swans and is a favorite spot for photographers to shoot memorable photos of San Francisco.