Gallery

Video Tour


Features

Chic Marina Home 

Address:   237 Avila Street 

Lot Size:  Approx. 25’ x 100’             Sq. Footage:  Approx. 2,937 

Summary:

This chic 4BD/3.5BA Marina home boasts an enviable location virtually equidistant from the popular Marina Green and fashionable Chestnut Street. Bespoke, architect-designed renovation incorporates indoor-outdoor living within an open and airy floor plan accentuated by elevated archways and lofty doors. The main level showcases the living room, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen with lounge or breakfast area, two bedrooms, and a full bath, plus a jewel box powder room. Upstairs, the luxurious master suite opens with a Nana wall to a spacious deck (also accessible from the hall).  The master en suite bath is spa style with double sinks and a separate tub and glass-enclosed stall shower.  The Lower level family room opens to the beautifully landscaped southwest garden with a peaceful fountain and patios both covered and uncovered. A bedroom and full bath complete the lower level.  Throughout the home are white oak hardwood floors, recessed lights, and designer fixtures and finishes.  The home underwent a “to the studs” renovation with interior expansion in 2015-2016 including seismic/structural retrofitting.  One car garage with interior access plus parking for a second car perpendicular to the driveway.     

Description 

Main level: This lovely home features a handsome façade with color-integrated stucco. Enter to the foyer which provides an immediate glimpse through to the garden.  A brief flight of stairs lands at the main level. Spanning the width of the home is the elegant living room equipped with a horizontal gas fireplace inset into a textured-tile floating wall.  Large windows within a wide bay frame the lovely streetscape and provide sunny, eastern exposure. Adjacent is the spacious formal dining room which opens to both the hall and the gourmet kitchen. 

The beautifully renovated kitchen continues the tranquil, warm palette with taupe quartz counters, lacquered custom cabinets, and Thermador stainless steel appliances. A delightful seating area at the end of the kitchen is ideal for casual dining or as an intimate lounge area/family room. At the end of this room, A glass door lets in light and opens to the staircase that leads to the garden.  On this main level, there are two bedrooms: one bedroom overlooks the verdant garden and the second bedroom has a beautifully textural en suite bath.  An exquisite “jewel box” guest powder room with Fortuny-style tiles and a porcelain sink complete this level.  

2nd Level: A dramatic, glass-walled, and skylit staircase ascends to the sublime master level.  A door from the hall opens to the spacious deck.  The master bedroom features a focal fireplace and a Nana wall that also opens to the deck which accommodates a large seating area and provides a glimpse of the Golden Gate. The master en suite bath is fitted with a glass-enclosed stall shower, a large tub, and a quartz vanity inset with double sinks.  The luxurious spa-style bath showcases a soothing palate of lacquer cabinets, textured linen-look European tiles, and Hansgrohe fixtures. A large walk-in closet completes the 2nd level. 

Lower Level: A delightful family room frames verdant garden views and opens with a Nana wall to the walk out patio and beautifully landscaped garden. The garden offers both a sunny and shady patio all within earshot of the peaceful fountain. There is a guest bedroom and full bath with stall shower on this lower level. The laundry room is conveniently accessible from the main hall and includes a wine refrigerator.  A one-car garage with interior access completes this level. 

Neighborhood


The Marina District – one of San Francisco’s most desirable locations for its weather and proximity to shopping and recreation. 237 Avila boasts an enviable location close to the Marina Green, a 74-acre expanse of grass between Fort Mason and the Presidio. Avila is a charming, 4-block street with minimal through-traffic. The Marina district is known for its charming Mediterranean-style homes, flat blocks which provide ease of walking and bicycling, and for the popular shops, cafés, and restaurants on Chestnut Street.  With a Walk Score® of 91, 237 Avila is a “Walker’s Paradise – Daily errands do not require a car.”  

 

 



Floor Plans




About Janet


Janet Schindler's extraordinary success in real estate sales derives from her fundamental belief: the client is #1. For the past 30 years, Janet has taken this approach in her full-time career and it shows.  According to the MLS, Janet is ranked as the #1 individual Realtor for homes sold in District 7 – Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights, Marina, and Cow Hollow - since 2005.  In 2015, she ranked the #1 Realtor in San Francisco for all homes sold. She is consistently one of the top 25 Sotheby's International Realty Realtors and is regularly named on the prestigious Wall Street Journal's list of the Top Realtors in the USA. When Haute Living published a list of the Bay Area's Top 8 Real Estate Power Brokers, Janet was one of them, dubbed "The Professional," a title that truly characterizes her approach to her career and her relationship to her clients. 

Janet looks out for her clients' best interests. She specializes in preparing and presenting properties for sale to assure her sellers maximize their returns. When representing buyers, she is quick to point out the hidden upside in a property as well as drawbacks. Her clients enjoy her positive attitude and sense of humor during a process that is often beset with stress.  Whether her client seeks a world-wide marketing strategy or a discreet private sale, Janet has the wisdom, resources and experience to successfully negotiate the transaction.

Media frequently seek out Janet's opinion of the San Francisco real estate market. She is often quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Robb Report, Mansion Global, and local newspapers.  She researches and writes the annual Schindler Report, which appears in San Francisco's Nob Hill Gazette, analyzing luxury real estate sales in San Francisco's north side neighborhoods. In addition to her real estate writing, Janet has published articles on other areas of interest including architecture and gardening. 

Janet graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in philosophy, emphasizing Asian philosophy, from Brandeis University and was a Regents Scholar at UCLA Law School. Her education and expertise add value to every real estate transaction. 90% of Janet's business comes from repeat clients and their referrals because they know that she always puts clients' interests first.  Janet Schindler is the trusted name in San Francisco real estate.



Schedule

Open Houses:
Coming Soon

Brokers Tour:
Coming Soon

Additional Showings by Appointment:
Contact Janet Feinberg Schindler
(415) 296-2211
[email protected]

Contact


Janet Feinberg Schindler

The Trusted Name in SF Real EstateConsistently Ranked by the Wall Street Journal in the Top Realtors Nationwide.Sotheby's International RealtyDRE# 00859528415.296.2211 office415.265.5994 mobilewww.JanetSchindler.com