Twin Peaks

San Francisco’s highest point was developed beginning in the 1960s. Mid-century construction, utilitarian buildings, and jaw-dropping views of downtown and the East Bay when the wind and fog relent.

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Hillside Homes on Twin Peaks
View From Twin Peaks to Downtown
Twin Peaks Looking South to Glen Canyon Park and Mount Davidson
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Twin Peaks Neighborhood Vibe

Twin Peaks – as the name suggests – is the neighborhood immediately below the eastern side of Twin Peaks, with a reputation for cold, windy, and foggy weather. It’s a strictly residential area, with housing constructed starting in the 1960s. On a clear day, Twin Peaks homes are renowned for their amazing views. On a foggy day, though: forget it! The biggest draw for Twin Peaks homes is the stunning views.

 

Popular Twin Peaks Home Styles

Homes in Twin Peaks tend to be condominiums or unit buildings. There are a smattering of single-family homes in the neighborhood, but they are the exception to the rule. If you’re looking for a Victorian or an Edwardian, you won’t find them here — Twin Peaks was empty hilltops until the 1960s, long after those housing styles were out of production.

 

Getting Around in Twin Peaks

Bring your car! But if you can’t or don’t want to bring your car, the neighborhood is served by Muni bus lines. There is no light rail that serves the neighborhood. Adjacent neighborhoods are just a short walk down the hill, but a long walk back up it!

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Neighborhood Homes for Sale

Single-Family Home
$2,859,000 | 4, 3
MLS# 488477
This contemporary Twin Peaks view home features dramatic sweeping views of Downtown and the East Bay. Renovated 4BR/2full + 2halfBA residence with expansive Ipe wood rear terraces and large pano view slate roof deck off the master suite. Open floor...
Condominium
$1,250,000 | 2, 2
MLS# 488635
Welcome to 280 Portola Dr. This spacious and well appointed 2BD/2.5BA townhouse is situated on 2 levels. Features of the home include a living room with wood burning fireplace, dining area, open kitchen, family room, 2 master suites with cathedral...
Single-Family Home
$2,099,999 | 4, 3
MLS# 484931
Price reduced and ready for an offer! Please use 3352 John's way in google maps to navigate. Everything you never thought you could have - conveniently located, spacious, and secluded retreat with views forever, walk out garden and 2 car...
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Recent Neighborhood Home Sales

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Condominium
$1,275,000 | 2, 2
MLS# 479112
Gorgeous, upgraded remodeled Luxury Urban living.Only 6 units in the entire building. 2 units on each floor. Move in Ready Amazing water view from the top. Modern open floor plan 2 bed plus Den, 2 bath . Master suite with...
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Condominium
$1,290,000 | 2, 2
MLS# 477548
Remodeled top floor condo on quiet Twin Peaks cul-de-sac. Modern and chic, you will have the City at your feet with spectacular unobstructed views from downtown to Mt. Diablo. Features include beautiful hardwood floors, new interior paint and a walk-out...
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Condominium
$1,368,000 | 3, 2
MLS# 476027
Breathtaking postcard views of Downtown and the Bay from all rooms in this gorgeous top floor 3 bed, 2 bath condo perched high above the city. This lovely light filled unit boasts remodeled kitchen and baths, large view deck that...
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More About Twin Peaks

Would you like some fog with that coffee? Seriously, like many of our post-WWII neighborhoods, Twin Peaks assumes that you have a vehicle. There is no commercial center within the neighborhood, so you’ll be leaving the neighborhood by foot, bike, or some other means for all of your shopping (unless, of course, you only buy things online…). The Tower Market strip mall is probably the closest commercial center to the area, and the Diamond Heights shopping center is another option.

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