A rare jewel, built in 1933 and nestled in the prestigious Balboa Terrace neighborhood, this detached home displays a vast array of timeless craftsmanship. Rich in the Spanish Revival design, this home is elegantly proportioned with grand rooms, an abundance of rich woods, vaulted, hand-painted beamed ceilings, vintage light fixtures and beautiful architectural period details throughout.
Enter into a gracious foyer showcasing a grand circular staircase with direct access into a sun-drenched sunken living room featuring cathedral ceilings, a classic fireplace with original tile surround and floor-to-ceiling windows. A formal dining room graced with vintage moldings and beautiful plank style hardwood floors, is perfect for entertaining and opens to a breakfast room with custom built-ins, a large country kitchen appointed with tiled counters and stainless appliances, with outlooks into an adjoining family room streaming with natural light and western views. A vintage full bath and spacious bedroom complete this level.
The upper level features three bedrooms off a central hallway, all bathed in natural light. The master bedroom suite and rear bedroom feature tranquil ocean views. A full bath with vintage tiles and separate shower, plus a whimsical study with fireplace and walk-out balcony accessed from the gracious upper landing, complete this level.
The lower level staircase opens into a social area with wet-bar and adjoining large family/media room with fireplace and built-ins, Brazilian cherry floors, a stone tiled bath with shower, a custom office, plus a separate bedroom and bath suite. Other amenities include a garage accessed from the rear, a laundry area and a small rear garden to grow your own veggies. Balboa Terrace is close to multiple shopping areas of West Portal, Lakeside, Ocean Avenue and Stonestown, with easy transportation access to Muni Metro and all local freeways. 124 San Aleso is a place to call home!