Central Richmond

What used to be rolling sand dunes as far as the eye can see is now an orderly neighborhood of tidy homes. Views of the Golden Gate Bridge are a welcome surprise from the lucky parts. Proximity to the park appeals to those with canines and kids.

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Lincoln Park Steps to the Presidio Golf Course
West to the Pacific
Boating on Stow Lake in GG Park
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Central Richmond Neighborhood Vibe

Bounded by California on the north, Park Presidio on the east, Fulton on the south, and 32nd Avenue on the west, it’s appealing for people who want easy access to Golden Gate Park and the multitude of restaurants and shops on Geary, Clement, and California.

 

Popular Central Richmond Home Styles

There’s a wide variety of home styles in the Central Richmond, with many single-family homes as well as small condominium buildings and larger apartment buildings along the main thoroughfares. Most of the residential lots in the neighborhood are 25’ wide and the homes are attached to their neighbors. Marina-style homes proliferate here, which are single-family homes with the living room in front, a split bath in the hallway, and two bedrooms plus a sunroom in the back.

 

Getting Around in the Central Richmond

While there has been talk for decades about adding light-rail service on Geary, for the foreseeable future the main public transportation options for the Central Richmond consist of several Muni bus lines that serve both north-south and east-west routes. Car commuters to the North Bay can hop on Park Presidio to head to the Golden Gate Bridge, and those who drive to the South Bay can across Golden Gate Park to 19th Avenue and on to I-280.

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Neighborhood Homes for Sale

Condominium
$1,095,000 | 2, 1
MLS# 482525
This elegant top floor Edwardian condo located in a desirable central Richmond district. With a 93 Walk Score this beautiful flat offers the perfect city lifestyle. The 1923 details provide charm that is perfectly complimented by a flawless open floor...
Single-Family Home
$1,749,000 | 5, 2
MLS# 482416
This north-of-Geary single family home in the ever-popular Central Richmond district is both a walker's and commuter's paradise. 5 bedrooms, 2 baths on two levels offering a great amount of space with 9 rooms overall. Originally built in 1922, this...
Condominium
$1,545,000 | 3, 2
MLS# 481955
Spacious and well designed top floor 3 bedroom unit with a private balcony. The building is designed to complement the Art Deco architecture of the adjacent Alexandria Theatre. Each residence features expansive windows, perfect for entertaining. Every detail exudes quality:...
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Recent Neighborhood Home Sales

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Single-Family Home
$1,700,000 | 3, 2
MLS# 478652
Rarely available Richmond District home in an excellent location & in exceptional condition. Highly desirable home in close proximity to GG Park. This stunning residence features 1920's classic architecture w/wonderful floor plan, period detail,hardwood floors, & tremendous natural light throughout....
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2 Unit
$2,800,000
MLS# 478158
Rare opportunity for a vacant, two unit building. Constructed in 1998 with approximately 5000 square feet, the building has updated systems and structural upgrades. Spacious bi-level floor plans offer high ceilings, private decks, large rooms and lots of light. The...
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2 Unit
$1,915,000
MLS# 477836
Classic Marina style flats delivered VACANT, no evictions. Spacious 5 room flats with a formal dining room, eat-in kitchen and 2 bedrooms in the back. Refinished hardwood floors, fireplaces, and lots of period details. Large garage with 3 car parking...
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More About the Central Richmond

The entire Richmond district used to be nothing but sand dunes, but after the 1906 earthquake that devastated downtown San Francisco, development boomed to provide new housing for displaced residents from the east side of town. Adolph Sutro was one of the first major developers in the district; he built the Sutro Baths in the Outer Richmond in addition to many of the homes throughout the Richmond. People with kids and dogs appreciate proximity to Golden Gate Park and its multitude of trails, meadows, playgrounds, and sports fields. And while it’s easy to forgo a car in this transit-rich neighborhood, most of the single-family homes have a garage.

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