Ashbury Heights

Postcard perfect pads-n-palaces perched atop a hill. Gaze over Cole Valley to the Pacific. Or ramble through Buena Vista Park with your pooch. You’re on top of your game and on top of your hill.

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Ashbury Terrace Stairs

View of Mount Sutro

Buena Vista Park

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Ashbury Heights Neighborhood Vibe

Classic and quiet. You don’t move here to be seen. You move here to observe. It’s a neighborhood at the top of the hill, with Buena Vista Park on the east side and Cole Valley to the west. If you love hills, you’ll find it’s walkable to Cole Valley and the Haight Ashbury.

 

Popular Ashbury Heights Home Styles

Classic Grand Edwardians and Victorians that are fully detached mingle with duplexes, modern takes on classic homes, and a few scattered apartment buildings. Some of central San Francisco’s largest and most distinguished homes, particularly those that front Buena Vista Park on the east side of the neighborhood, can be found in Ashbury and Buena Vista Heights.

 

Getting Around in Ashbury Heights

Bring your calf muscles, a bicycle, or a car. There is limited bus service through the neighborhood, but the neighborhood was developed at a time when the original owners would never have wanted “public” transit running through their neighborhood.

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Neighborhood Homes for Sale

Single-Family Home
$1,599,000 | 3, 3
MLS# 486723
Fantastic 3 unit building in Prime Cole Valley - Top floor is a full floor one bedroom, the lower level has a studio unit with views of the GG bridge and the rear unit is a one bedroom with a...
3 Unit
$1,599,000
MLS# 486737
Fantastic 3 unit building in Prime Cole Valley - Top floor is a full floor one bedroom, the lower level has a studio unit with views of the GG bridge and the rear unit is a one bedroom with a...
Single-Family Home
$2,795,000 | 4, 3
MLS# 487197
Welcome to 180 Downey Street! This lovely Victorian just underwent a renovation and offers a versatile layout spanning three light-filled levels! The new kitchen gleams with white lacquer cabinets, and new appliances -- including 6-burner gas range with hood ventilation,...
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Recent Neighborhood Home Sales

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Single-Family Home
$2,100,000 | 3, 2
MLS# 479262
Sold Off Market. For comps only.
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Condominium
$725,000 | 1, 1
MLS# 478604
Perched above San Francisco, and visible from much of the city, the iconic Park Hill is one of the city's most coveted addresses. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 1926 property was converted from a hospital to...
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Condominium
$1,050,000 | 1, 1
MLS# 477708
This top floor view condo is nestled on one of the two rare quiet blocks of Divisadero. It is conveniently located just steps to Duboce Park, Buena Vista Park, and the great retail of North Panhandle (NOPA). With an abundance...
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More About Ashbury Heights

While the neighborhood might share part of its name and a street with the nearby Haight-Ashbury, the neighborhoods are about as opposite as opposite can be. One is relatively flat, home to lots of apartments and mixed-use buildings, and the epicenter of the 1967 Summer of Love.

The other is perched gracefully above it all, sheltered from the winds pushed around by Twin Peaks with stunning views, is home almost exclusively to single-family homes, and believes in the holy cultural trinity of Opera, Ballet, and Symphony.

Homes in Ashbury Heights are on the more westward-facing side of the hill, while homes on the more eastern side of the hill and those that face Buena Vista Park are known as Buena Vista Heights.

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