Proximity to parks, room to roam, and the Pacific Ocean at your front door. Downtown is a quick (and probably crowded) L-Taraval ride away, and car commuters can hop on 19th Avenue to head south. Like its northern twin the Sunset, there’s more fog than on the east side of town, but that keeps things cool […]
The land of sand dunes and surfers, slightly south of the sunset. Head south past Ortega and suddenly you’re in the Parkside, even though it looks and feels pretty much just like the homes north of Ortega! From the San Francisco Zoo to the Irish Cultural Center, welcome to life on the west side.
South of Golden Gate Heights and east of 19th Ave, the Inner Parkside isn’t quite West Portal or Golden Gate Heights but it doesn’t yet feel like the avenues have arrived. It’s the beginning of west-side San Francisco style, with easy access to Silicon Valley.
Golden Gate Heights
Views, views, and more views. On a clear day, the Farallon Islands poke out of the Pacific and make for a beautiful sunset. Many locals don’t even know Golden Gate Heights is a place, but you know it when you’re there — above it all, with a view that seems to go on forever.
On the foggy side but not too far. With tongue in cheek, call it Outer Cole Valley if you really can’t stomach life west of Arguello. Classic Edwardians, modern transit, Golden Gate Park adjacent.
Proximity to parks, room to roam in the bigger-than-some-SF-neighborhoods yards, and lots of great eateries and local haunts. Downtown is a quick (and probably crowded) N-Judah ride away, and car commuters can hop on 19th Avenue to head south. Yes, there’s more fog than on the east side of town, but that keeps things cool and […]
Let’s play a San Francisco word association game. I say, “Outer Sunset.” You say, “Fog.” Right? Yes, it’s foggy — sometimes — but it’s also developed a reputation as a beach community with surfers, some excellent local restaurants, and quirky shops.